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There's so much to do this weekend...if you can wedge one more thing into your overcrowded calendar, please consider:REMEMBER, DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME STARTS ON SUNDAY, APRIL 3RD SO SPRING YOUR CLOCK AHEAD ONE HOUR ON SAT NIGHT.

1. The Los Angeles Book Arts Center's annual Edible Book Tea Party on Saturday, April 2, 2005. Everyone who’s interested – book artists, book lovers, foodies, children – is invited to participate by cooking up a book out of ingredients that can be found in any grocery store. Plummer Park Recreation Center Address: 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood.

2. Thai Lunar New Year Celebration. Thai Town: Between Western and Kingsley Drive on Sunday, April 3rd. Admission at the all-day cultural festival is FREE, with booths offering Thai food, beverages and souvenirs for purchase.

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For the festival in Los Angeles, on Sunday, April 3, Hollywood Boulevard will remain closed between Western Avenue and Kingsley Drive so avoid that area if you are driving.

3. Spring On Spring. The Los Angeles Conservancy is sponsoring Spring on Spring , a self-guided tour of Spring Street, the former banking and finance hub once known as the "Wall Street of the West. sunday, April 3rd, 10 AM to 4 PM; 202 W. 1st St. , Los Angeles , 90017

3. Attend "The Interactive Wizard of Oz Night" in costume at the historic Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, sunday, April 3rd at 2 PM. 478 W. 6th St. , San Pedro , 90731

4. Catch a performance of "East LA days/Fellini Nights"
Sat, April 2nd, 7 PM, Sun April 3rd, 8 PM Kirk Douglas Theatre
Address: 9820 Washington Blvd , Culver City , 90232

Follow the poet laureate of East Los Angeles on a voyeuristic journey. This serial performance (each part 15 minutes) features the intellectual soundtrack of DJ Josh Kun. Part of Center Theater Groups' New Works for Now series.

5. Groove at "Festival of Solos and Duets" at the Fountain Theaterwhere choreographers from all over Los Angeles will showcase their brand-new solo and duet works in this two-day festival at the Fountain Theatre.
April 2, 2005 - April 3, 2005
Time: Call for details: (323) 663-1525
Location: The Fountain Theatre
Address: 5060 Fountain Ave , Los Angeles , 90029

That should put a spring in your step.