By LUCY GUANUNA
If you’re itching for adventure and travel in 2019, now’s your chance to meet with other like-minded individuals during a travel journals mixer in Silver Lake. Hear other people’s travel stories and plans while making your own travel journal.
Read on for our top 10 events and things-to-do this weekend.
FRIDAY, January 4
Gay Asstrology Dance Party at the Satellite: Are you and the cutie across the room compatible? Who cares! Don’t let that stop you from shaking your booty at this LGBTQIA+ dance party. $0-$5. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details
Travel Journal Workshop at Makers Mess: Make your own travel journal to take with you around the world and mingle during this Silver Lake mixer. BYOB. $10. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Details
SATURDAY, January 5
French Baroque Chamber Organ Recital at Edendale Library: See Arthur Omura, organist and specialist in historical keyboard instruments, perform live. Free. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Details
Uffie DJ set at the Echoplex: Catch a DJ set by Myspace queen Uffie at D.A.N.C.E. Hear tunes by Daft Punk and LCD Soundsystem all night! $10. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details
Park ranger guided hike at Griffith Park: See Griffith Park through the eyes of a park ranger on this guided hike. Free. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Details
Salsa Lesson and Dance at Los Globos: Start the night off with a lesson, then show off your new salsa moves during Salsa Fuego. $5. 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details
Women’s Mindfulness Meditation and Dharma Gatherings at SIJCC: Start the new year off with intention through Buddhist mindfulness meditation. This Silver Lake group is open to all those who self-identify as women and welcomes trans women and genderqueer women. Free. 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Details
Stand Up Comedy at Oeno Vino: Comedy and $4 drink specials all night long in Oeno Vino’s Secret Cellar in Atwater Village. Free. 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Details
Black Metal Brewery Yoga at Indie Brewing Company: You won’t hear any sitars or Thievery Corporation during this Boyle Heights yoga class. You’re welcome. $16.66. 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Details
SUNDAY, January 6
Sunday Morning Group Meditation: The Shambhala Meditation Center in Eagle Rock offers sitting practice and walking meditation along with instruction. Details
That’s It For This Weekend!
As always, it’s a good idea to check with event organizers about any changes.
Thanks for reading. Until next Thursday, stay on top of the rest of the week’s goings-on by visiting the Eastside Events Calendar.
— Lucy Guanuna