Let's talk about the elephant in the room: some of you are going back to school next week. Let's talk about the elephants of the wild: the LA Zoo devotes this weekend to exploring the care and conservation of these majestic creatures (as well as their plush cousins).
There's also a wolf, as in Peter and the Wolf, or Peter y La Loba as our friends Lucky Diaz and the Family Band Jam say. They're putting on a free show this weekend, and you know who else is as well? Dan Zanes, who's pretty much our all time favorite, and his show is free free free at the Getty (which is also home to one of LA's best hills for rolling down).
If you want your kids to get a taste of the kind of music you grew up with, then hurry up and bring your jukebox money because the B-52s are putting on a—you guessed it—free show at Pershing Square. You can also show them your 90s and hip-hop moves. That's what we call taking them to school, before you, you know, actually take them to school. Because school is starting. And that's the elephant in the room.
Keep reading for our most elephantine picks for this weekend...