Wondering what to do this weekend? Encino Patch has you covered with a list of great weekend events in the Valley.
If you're still looking for local events, check out our family-friendly Grab & Go Kids Calendar refreshed every Wednesday.
Where/When: Encino-Tarzana Branch Library, 18231 Ventura Blvd., Encino, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.
Why Go: Thousands of books at next-to-nothing prices.
Where/When: The Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, Friday, 8 p.m.
Why Go: Situations get heated at a South Bronx firehouse in this world premiere play directed by Bryan Rasmussen.
Where/When: Borders Books, 14651 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, Saturday 7:45 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
Why Go: Writers, poets, performance artists, comics and musicians will showcase their works. Come to be entertained, hang-out and socialize.
Where/When: Ferrahian High School Dickranian Hall, 5300 White Oak Ave., Encino, Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go: Free cookies and a chance to do some good.
Where/When: Caballero Canyon, 4000 Reseda Blvd., Tarzana, Sunday, 10 a.m. to noon
Why Go: Leader Leslie Maltz will introduce you to the trails and teach you how to identify poison ivy, sage and other indigenous plant and animal life.
Pricing: Free but RSVP required