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    La Brea Tar Pits to Host Queer Family Day with West Hollywood Drag Laureate, Pickle

    La Brea Tar Pits is will host its first-ever Queer Family Day on Friday the 13th from 3 pm to 8 pm. This a being billed as frightfully fun day filled with festivities, which will feature West Hollywood Drag Laureate, Pickle during this fun and welcoming event for the whole family.

    Queer family day will give attendees a chance to:

    • Attend drag story time hosted by Pickle—the current Drag Laureate for the City of West Hollywood.
    • Strut your Halloween best in a costume contest, alongside a catwalking saber-toothed cat.
    • Test your knowledge of queer history in a round of pub-style trivia.
    • Meet real scientists.
    • Participate in hands-on activities, and more.

    The party is included in the price of museum admission and free for both Members and Community Partners. See below for additional details about the program schedule. 


    Activity Stations | 3–8 pm

    Express yourself with fun and easy activities for all ages (while supplies last).

    Community Resource Fair | 3–8 pm

    Representatives from non-profit organizations such as Extraordinary Families, Gender Justice L.A., Translounge, and more will be on-site to share more about the important resources that they offer the LGBTQ community.

    Drag Queen Story Time | 4 pm and 5 pm

    Join West Hollywood Drag Laureate Pickle, from Drag Queen Story Hour, as they capture the imagination and tell stories of self-love and appreciation of others. For children of all ages!

    Saber-toothed Cat Walk Costume Parade | 6–6:30 pm

    Come play dress up with us as participants show off their costumes!

    Tar Bar | 5–8 pm

    Enjoy a beer, wine, or cocktail in the Tar Bar (must be 21+ to enter).

    Pub-style Queer History Trivia | 7–8 pm

    Test your knowledge of Queer history and pop culture with a fun pub-style trivia activity. There will be prizes!

    Join Drag Queen Story Hour as they capture the imagination and tell stories of self-love and appreciation.

    • Enjoy a beverage in the Tar Bar.
    • Meet Nibbles the saber-toothed cat.
    • Express yourself with fun and easy activities for all ages.


    Costumes are encourage. Follow these basic guidelines for a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly experience for everyone:

    • No functional props or weapons allowed
    • No masks that cover the entire head and face
    • Costumes of realistic depictions of American law enforcement, current American military uniforms, first responders, emergency medical personnel, or any official government agent are prohibited
    • Costumes must not obstruct or impede the flow of traffic or entryways.

    To learn more and to purchase tickets, visit:


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    Mike Pingel has written six books, Channel Surfing: Charlie’s Angels & Angelic Heaven: A Fan’s Guide to Charlie’s Angels, Channel Surfing: Wonder Woman, The Brady Bunch: Super Groovy after all these years; Works of Pingel and most recently, Betty White: Rules the World. Pingel owns and runs CharliesAngels.com website and was Farrah Fawcett personal assistant. He also works as an actor and as a freelance publicist. His official website is www.mikepingel.com


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    6 months ago

    My brother and I used to play in the park way back in the mid-60’s. I was not happy when the original LACMA was torn down to make way for a museum that looks like, in my opinion, a rest-stop overpass on a French highway.

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