Summer Karaoke Contest
Where/When: The Oaks Tavern, 13625 Moorpark St., Sherman Oaks; 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Why Go: Each week there will be one winner who receives a $25 bar tab; a “sing off” is then held at the end of the month, with the winner receiving a $100 cash prize and a $100 bar tab.
Pricing: No entrance fee. For more information on the rules of this contest, go to theoakstavern.com or call 818-789-0401.
Where/When: Ultrazone, 14622 Ventura Blvd., No. 208, Sherman Oaks; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Why Go: Dodge lasers with your friends and strategize to compete for high scores in this futuristic version of "Capture the Flag."
Pricing: $9.50 per game; For more information, go to zonehead.com or call 818-789-6620.
Where/When: Anisa’s School of Dance, 14252 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks; 3:30-5 p.m.
Why Go: Learn an exotic dance and meet new people who share similar dance interests. Skill levels are mixed.
Pricing: $15 per class. For more information, call 818-908-8008.
Family Art Stops
Where/When: The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles; Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: This event is a great way to spend some quality time with family while viewing great works of art.
Pricing: Free; sign-up required. For more information, go to getty.edu or call 310-440-7300.