Events from March 27 – April 1 & Upcoming Events in April

Spring has sprung and there are some fun events happening in Venice and Santa Monica for you to check out right here on the Abbot Kinney First Fridays Blog published by a Venice local! Scroll down for parties, etc.

Tuesday – 3 FREE & Fabulous events worth checking out if you can be in 3 places at once! Make sure to say you found out about it on the Abbot Kinney Blog!

Venice Event – Art Opening at Joe’s Restaurant with Mark X Farina and Alejandro Gehry. Complimentary wine and appetizers- dress nice! 6-8pm. 1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd. 90291

Santa Monica Event – “No Kitchen Required” Food Truck Event, FREE dinner  courtesy of BBC America’s new cooking adventure series! First come, first served. Like their Facebook page to RSVP. 5:30-9:30.  BBC America hosts the weekly Santa Monica food truck event with free food, drinks, desserts and t-shirts. 2612 Main Street at Ocean Park

Santa Monica Event – Networking event at Bodega Wine Bar, casual social networking  to spark collaboration amongst LA changemakers in this monthly Happy Hour series, led this month by StartingBloc Los Angeles. Extended Happy Hour thru 8:30pm. 6-9:30 pm. 814 Broadway 90401

Wednesday – Relax and rest from Tuesday’s events and start preparing for the next round of events!

Thursday – Wine & Food Event: Whole Planet Foundation Benefit. This event takes place at 7 Artist Mangement Studio, 361 Vernon Place. #3, Venice 90291, Sponsored by Whole Foods Venice. $25 donation. Whole Planet Foundation raises money for microloans for the underprivilged.

Friday –
Venetian Gerry Fialka puts on Subversice Cinema in Santa Monica (just a block from Venice) with interesting, eclectic and of course, subversive cinema at this cool and funky coffeehouse. Get there an hour early and vote on the films to be screened. 7:30 – 10:30 pm, 212 Pier

Saturday –  Pure Honey Release Party on Abbot Kinney! Live performance with a string quartet, complimentary candy station, free champagne for the first 100 guests, dancers, a photo booth, and more! $1 from each EP sold that night will go to a local Venice organization called HoneyLove. No cover, lover. 1118 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice 90291

Sunday – This is no April Fool’s joke! You will want to check out this fabulous 3 Bedroom/ 2.5 Bath home located in the Golden Triangle area in Marina del Rey at the open house! Private, corner lot at over 5,000 sq.ft. Landscaped, private front and backyard with rock waterfalls and built-in fireplace- perfect for entertaining. Spacious living room with cozy wood-burning fireplace. Formal dining room,  galley style kitchen storage space, beautiful tiled floors & a breakfast nook with french doors that open to your outdoor space. Enjoy one bedroom on the lower floor situated perfectly as a guest room. Enjoy your master bedroom with two closets, built-ins and windows which infuse with natural light. Two car garage. Prime neighborhood in the Coeur D’Alene school district. Stroll to the beach, take a ride on the bike path or sunset sail only seconds from your front door. Get the details here >

Upcoming Events in April!

Abbot Kinney First Fridays: Friday, April 6, 6 – 10/11pm

Next Fridays at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica, Friday, April 13, 6-9 pm

It’s All About Venice!