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Get Out: Tomato Fest, B-Movies & Bad Science, Fundraising Sample Sale, and Ingrid Bergman Film Night

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Photo by hinducow via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
"Peak of Season" Tomato Fest @Hollywood Farmers' Market
Tomatoes are at their, well...peak right now, and the HFM wants to help you figure out what great and diverse things you can do with the bounty. They'll have cooking tips, preservation demos, gardening info, and a tasting of all the varieties available at the market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Market. Free.

B-Movies and Bad Science @ The La Brea Tar Pits
The final screening in this fun summer film and science series that pairs up B-Movies with an exploration of "science fact" versus "science fiction," will feature Caveman, this time on the Hancock Park lawn outside of the Page Museum at La Brea Tar Pits. A "lighthearted" discussion is at 7:30, the film is at 8. Bring a picnic! Free.

Sample Sale to Benefit Pakistan's Flood Victims
"The massive flooding in Pakistan is now covering about 1/5 of the country. The death toll is at 1,500 and an estimated 20 million people have been displaced. We must act to help those suffering," says Sheerazie's. They are having a sample sale from the DreamLife clothing line and Tahereh's amazingly crafted succulent art pieces will also be for sale! Proceeds will be donated to Direct Relief International. 11 am to 5 pm. [Event info]

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Ingrid Bergman Film Night
August 29th would have been Ingrid Bergman's 95th birthday, and The Eclectic Company Theatre is celebrating her memory with a screening of three great, early works from her native Sweden. See Intermezzo, Dollar, and June Night at 5, 6:45, and 8:30 pm respectively. All films are in Swedish with English subtitles. Tickets are $12 for the trilogy or $5 each. For information, call 818-508-3003.