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Harlem Globetrotters Summer Clinics Coming to Los Angeles Area in Partnership with 24 Hour Fitness

Harlem GlobetrottersLOS ANGELES, CA- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their widely popular Summer Clinics, in partnership with fitness club industry leader 24 Hour Fitness, to the Los Angeles area for more fun on the court with the only clinics coached by Globetrotters stars.The Globetrotters will conduct 471 Summer Clinics in 19 markets across the U.S., including clinics on the following dates at area 24 Hour Fitness locations:24 Hour Fitness Hollywood Sport, 6380 West Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 on July 5-8;  24 Hour Fitness Carson Sport, 945 E. Dominguez St., Carson, CA 90746 on July 10-13; 24 Hour Fitness Northridge Super Sport, 19350 Nordhoff Street Unit D, Northridge, CA 91324 on July 15-18; 24 Hour Fitness Arcadia Sport, 125 North First Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006 on July 19-22; and 24 Hour Fitness Orange Super Sport, 2102 N Tustin Ave., Orange, CA 92865 on July 24-29.

Each day consists of three separate, two-hour sessions from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.At the Harlem Globetrotters Summer Clinics, kids will spend two fun-filled hours with their friends being coached by Globetrotters stars; learn more than just the fundamentals, as the Globetrotters emphasize how to be a good teammate on and off the court; find out just how much fun basketball can be for kids of all skill levels; leave with an official clinic certificate, personalized nickname and ticket voucher to the Globetrotters’ 2015 North American Tour (valued up to $40); and have a photograph and autograph session at the end of the clinic.

Clinics are open to boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 6 to 12. The registration price is $69 per two-hour session, but those who register by March 17, 2014, will save $15 per registration. For more information, and to find the clinic nearest you, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com/clincs.


Saturday, May 17: The California African American Museum Celebrates Literacy Day

LOS ANGELES, CA- Join the California African American Museum (CAAM) in celebrating Literacy Day at CAAM Heads are Turning, Children are Learning on Saturday, May 17 from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Co-hosted by actor Donis Leonard Jr. from Showtime’s House of Lies, CAAM promotes literacy through fun and entertaining events.

Literacy Day at CAAM will include celebrity readers, local authors and art and writing workshops. Participating celebrities who will read to children on CAAM’s main stage include actor Deidrie Henry from Beautiful Boy, actress Karen Malina White from The Cosby Show, and actress Jackeé Harry from 227. In addition, local authors will read to children in the CAAM galleries. Other activities include live performances, art workshops and face painting. Eso Won Books, an independent Black-owned bookstore, will be on site selling the books included in the program, where guests can purchase a special book gift for their friends and family.

Adults have not been left out in this day of literacy, as the Los Angeles Public Library will host a table providing library information and adult literacy. Guests are also encouraged to stop by the CAAM galleries and take advantage of the free exhibitions, which open at 11 a.m.

CAAM is located at 600 State Drive in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037. ADMISSION IS ALWAYS FREE! Accessible parking for all of Exposition Park is located at 39th & Figueroa for $10 per vehicle. For more information on CAAM call (213) 744-7432 or visit www.caamuseum.org.

Saturday, May 17: Katt Williams Live at Citizens Bank Arena

Katt Williams

Katt Williams

He’s been gone for a minute, but now he’s officially back in action. Acclaimed comedian, Katt Williams, made a comeback at the Los Angeles Forum this past New Years Eve. Now he is making his way to the Inland Empire and will be making people fall out of their seats in laughter on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Citizens Bank Arena. Doors open at 7 p.m, and parking is included in ticket fees. Tickets range from $29 to $109. A group of four is $100 plus fees. This is a show you don’t want to miss! So get your tickets while you still can. Visit  www.cbbankarena.com/events/detail/katt-williams to purchase your tickets today!