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Get Out: Venice Art Walk, The Big Parade LA, Worldfest

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Two Step, Two Step: This two-day walk through Los Angeles began early this morning at the famous music Music Box Stairs in Silverlake. A "community walk" The Big Parade is a segmented urban hike that makes stops and loops and is easy to meet up with during the day. Walkers stay together as a group and all ages and levels of fitness are welcomed and encouraged to join. "Passing dozens of landmarks, we will be joined by community members, both individuals and in groups, as we pass through the city's most diverse neighborhoods." Not convinced? Here are 10 reasons you should. Day 2 walk schedule here.

Walk Like A Venetian: One weekend a year "artists open their studios, architects open their homes, and art lovers gather at one of the area’s largest silent art auctions, all to raise money to provide free, quality health care for people in need." Venice Art Walk grew from a commitment to the people of Venice whose residents built a of "art, ideas, and idiosyncrasies that continue to flourish today." Schedule here.

Global Get Together: A "solar-powered celebration of music, the environment, animals and humanity," Worldfest is held annually in beautiful Woodley Park. Join revelers for a day of "entertainment, education and enlightenment." Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave., Lake Balboa, CA, $7

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