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Westridge 2016 Summer Opportunities Fair

Start sorting out your summer plans now at Westridge School’s Summer Opportunities Fair held on Saturday, February 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  There will be over 100 camps exhibiting, ranging from traditional day camps to international travel to programs designed for children with special needs.
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The Watts Towers of Simon Rodia

What it is:
These seventeen large sculptures were built by one man, Simon Rodia, without the help of machine equipment, scaffolding, bolts, rivets, or welds.
Why it's cool:
In addition to their unique beauty, the towers are an amazing demonstration of Rodia’s tenacity. He spent over 30 years building it, using rebar and concrete, as well as bits of glass, tile and other objects he collected nearby.
You should know:
There are tours available every 30 minutes, Thursday to Sunday until 3pm. Adults pay $7, teenagers $3, and children 12 and under are free!