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Handbags, Gardens and Partying

Moms who like basketball? This week's deals have something for everyone.

Design a whole week of pampering for mom, whether it's a trip to the spa or a day out with the family in a lovely new dress. Get a jump start on your Mother's Day planning now!

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

It's always time to develop a love of books. Explore the world of reading with your family, watch children's books come to life, and meet your favorite authors at this annual event held April 30 - May 1 at the University of Southern California Campus. Admission is free and you can reserve passes to special panel discussions and presentations by visiting the event's website here.

National Public Garden Day at Descanso Gardens

Celebrate the outdoors on May 6 by taking up to 10 family members to Descanso Gardens, and other gardens across the nation, for free by signing up for a day pass here. This day of flora and fauna splendor is sponsored by the American Public Garden Association and Rainbird.



"Party like a pro" during the NBA playoffs at your local one stop shop party headquarters. All NBA patterned tableware is now 50% off while supplies last. 622 West Huntington Dr.



Unique clothing, handbags and accessories for her at fabulous prices. Enjoy SUO’s Mother’s Day sale now through May 30, featuring $5 off dresses, 15% off jewelry, ID cases and novelty gifts, and 20% off scarves and handbags. SUO has new items weekly! 601 W. Huntington Dr.



15% off on any service on Mother's Day, May 8. Every day a $3 discount is applied to your pedicure service with any additional service of $15 or more (excluding kids and petite services). Reserve mom a mani/pedi now! 108 South Myrtle Ave.

Kristin Ford April 26, 2011 at 05:54 PM
My mother is in a wheelchair due to a stroke she suffered almost 11 years ago. Urbane refused service to her 2 years ago because she couldn't climb into their big chairs. I think that is unacceptable and inexcusable. TLC Nails right down the street services her monthly now, and does so in a polite way, which always makes her feel welcome. They have to use a bucket because she can't get intot heir chairs either, but they do so with a smile. My mom and I left Urbane in tears the day she was refused service. Please consider using another nail salon.
Jen Havens May 03, 2011 at 01:28 AM
Kristin, that breaks my heart and I'm so sorry you and your Mom had to go through that. Your family is better in a place that has some compassion and can offer your Mom the dignity she so deserves. She is a wonderful woman and good for TLC for helping her feel welcome :-) Urbane...boo :-( TLC...yay! :-)

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