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Get Out: Armenian Food Fair, The Secret Lives of Wild Animals, Giant Robot Game Night, Baseball Furies

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The Secret Lives of Wild Animals: Play 'tracking detective' in Upper Las Virgenes Canyon! Investigate "wildlife clues left along the trail. Analyze the scat, identify a feather, find a bit of fur or examine a paw print. We can solve the wildlife puzzle and get to know our wild neighbors in their natural habitats. Moderate 1-1.5 mile hike, 2 hours. Meet at the Victory Blvd. entrance trailhead." 5:30 p.m. More info.

Beef n' Backgammon: The cuisine for the annual Armenian Food Fair & Fest is prepared fresh by local Armenian community chefs. This year's menu includes Beef, Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, vegetarian dishes, pastries and desserts, Armenian coffee and Tahn, "a refreshing cold yogurt drink topped with mint leaves" The Festival also features a Backgammon Tournament, Bingo, Vernissage Bazaar, and a kid zone complete with pirate moon bounce and velcro wall. $2 adults, kids free, Holy Cross Cathedral, 900 West Lincoln Avenue, Montebello, California.

Game On: "In conjunction with the Attract Mode videogame culture shop, Meat Bun apparel, and Angry Bananas, Giant Robot is proud to host Game Night, an event that takes place at GR2 every two months. Each evening will feature a different developer and its games in a relaxed, community-building setting. For Game Night 5 GR2 presenst two games, Skullgirls and Skulls of the Shogun. 22062 Sawtelle Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90025, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Can You Dig it?: Warriors screening at Cinespia (see film calendar below). Walter Hill's "wildly creative vision of New York City street gangs provides the backdrop for a great adventure story. The colorful costumes, slang and music of the street youth as imagined by hollywood make for some fun 70s camp, but Hill's direction is first class." Cinespia... easier to get to than Coney Island, but not by by much. Pre-show photo booth contest for your fancy looking 'gang.' 7:30 doors, 9:00 screening.

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