Bathing suit season is here, and Swimsuits For All is gearing up with a pop-up on 3rd Street Promenade. The brand that, “Celebrates all bodies big and small,” is promoting a new line from Sports Illustrated model Camille Kostek. The pop-up features a personalized fitting session, along with a glass of complimentary champagne. Thursday – Sunday, 1334 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Breaking Bad not only gave us one of our favorite duos, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, but it also helped bring about Dos Hombres. The mezcal, founded by the two actors is made with, “A unique blend of the finest Espadin agave, hand-selected from the hillsides of a small village in Oaxaca, Mexico.” The award-winning Dos Hombres is pure perfection in a bottle. This afternoon, come and meet co-founder Aaron Paul at a VIP Happy Hour at the Redondo Beach Hotel. Your ticket includes 1 bottle of Dos Hombres Espadin Mezcal, personally autographed by Paul, and a Photo Opportunity with the actor and co-founder. Tickets are going fast as there are a limited number of bottles & signings available. $100 (Presale) and $150 (At the Door); Friday, 4 – 5:00 pm; Redondo Beach Hotel – 400 North Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.376.0746. Can’t make the VIP Happy Hour, no worries. Throughout the weekend, Dos Hombres is hosting other cocktail events at the Redondo Beach Hotel.
Fridays just got a little cooler thanks to the new Square Cow Live Series at Black Angus. Every Friday evening, each Black Angus will host a different local band while offering $5 Square Cow Coolers (RumHaven Coconut Rum, fresh pineapple juice, cranberry juice, and a splash of Sierra Mist, served in a cowboy glass). Square Cow T-shirts will also be available to purchase. $5+; Fridays, 7 – 10:00 pm; various locations
Dance, Bands, Tone, Circuit! It’s been one year since AKT opened its doors in West Hollywood. The “Full body workout that combines cardio dance intervals with strength and toning,” invites you to celebrate their anniversary, with four days of free classes, fun raffles, yummy food and drinks from local vendors. There will also be an official ribbon cutting this Saturday at 5:00 pm. Free with Sign Up; Friday – Sunday, See class schedule below; 7111 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046; 323.336.6774
Mark Your Calendars, the Sunday Boat House Parties at the Marina del Rey Hotel, kicks off Memorial Day Weekend! The Del Rey Swim Club will host Sunday Funday pool parties with different themes like Wild West, Neon Fiesta, Jungle Fever, Pride, and more. The weekly parties are sure to top your list of the best L.A. pool parties with amazing live DJs, dancing, libations, yummy food, and beautiful panoramic views. $15 (Presale) and $25 (At the door); Sundays, May 29th – September 4th. Marina del Rey Hotel – 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.301.1000
Sugar Palm and Highland Park plant shop The Juicy Leaf are coming together for a succulent building workshop and brunch on Sunday, May 22nd. Relax on Sugar Palm’s outdoor patio as Juicy Leaf owner Felix Navarro teaches you how to construct and care for your very own succulent arrangement. Once class is over, dine on a cocktail/mocktail and brunch bites from Sugar Palm’s Spring Sunrise Menu, featuring a Lobster Roll, the plant-based Vegan Hash, and Dutch Baby. $65; Sunday, May 22nd – 12:00 pm; Viceroy Santa Monica – 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA; 310.260.7500