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Even More Weekend Things!

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Well, the Solstice has come and gone, which means our days our longer, and our nights are longer, too, somehow. This weekend there is no shortage of fun things to do, and no excuse for us to not get out there and do them. That is, unless, you are one of the lucky few with an ocean breeze or a good air conditioning system to keep you coolly behind your doors--this weekend's forecast is for temperatures in the mid to upper 70s.

Saturday afternoon the Museum of TV and Radio presents the original 1938 broadcast of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" in a living room setting, complete with couches and popcorn. 1:30-3:00, 465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. Reservations by phone required: (310) 786-1035.

Grand Performances has a free screening of the classic film noir Double Indemnity, starring Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyk, Saturday night at 8:00 p.m., and includes a pre-film discussion about LA led by San Francisco Chronicle book critic David Kipen. California Plaza, 300-350 South Grand Avenue.

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Sunday is for Fairs and Festivals. There's the Heritage Square Museum's Family Fun Day and Ice Cream Social from 12:00 to 4:00, free with cost of museum admission, 3800 Homer Street. Or there's the Old Orchard Park Arts & Crafts Fair in Santa Clarita from 10:00 to 5:00, 25032 Avenida Rotella. And the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History celebrates Ethiopia with their free family festival, 12:00 to 5:00, 308 Charles E. Young Drive North.