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Get Out: International Quidditch Western Cup, Life And Career Of Nina Simone, TOMATOMANIA!

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Sporty Wizards: The International Quidditch Western Cup is happening. Really it is. Today and tomorrow at Cheviot Hills Park. The IQA, Inc is "a magical nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of Quidditch inspiring young people to lead more physically active and socially engaged lives," notes the official website. Moorpark College, Occidental College, UCLA and USC all have teams competing. POOF! Click here for Saturday/Sunday schedule of events.

Little Girl Blue: The Life and Career of Nina Simone is a free panel discussion held today with special guests Carrol Waymon (Nina's Brother), Barbara Morrison and Tootie Heath. The panel will be moderated by Nailah Porter and held at the William Grant Still Arts Center, 2520 S. Westview St. (3 blocks east of La Brea, just north of Adams), Los Angeles, Ca. 90016, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Family Dinner Heirloom: Descanso Gardens has come down with a case of TOMATOMANIA! Symptoms include participating in "the world’s largest tomato seedling sale." Pick up unique seedlings at this delicious 2-day event, How to grow perfect tomatoes in your own backyard classes will be held both days at 1:00 pm (and are free with admission), and while you're there take time to explore the beauty of the public gardens. $8. Senior/Students $6. Children (5 to 12 years) $3. Guild members and children under 5 free. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, CA, 9:00 am -5:00 pm

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