Come celebrate Happiness in the Valley (Ok I can hear those comments already)!!!  The Happiness Sprinkling Project was founded by a group from The Center For Happiness in Anacortes, WA. See video of the project:

JoWed 5 15 HappinessProjectin the first group in Los Angeles to officially host their signs and vision! 

Kind words can help heal this world…Be part of a random fun way to spread hope, love and joy! 

Come meet us the corner of Ventura & Sepulveda (in front of the steps & fountain of the Sherman Oaks Galleria).

I’ll be bringing my guitar…to play some of my originals. Fellow musician Phil Kimball will be playing some happy music…. so come on down and sing with us…we’ll be performing some well known songs and having a sing along…so we can all get into the act.

NOLowres KathyLeonardo bySteveDePenaTE: This event is NOT in coordination with the Galleria, we will be on the public sidewalk in front of the Galleria…Wear a yellow shirt (alternative yellow garments, dresses, jumpsuits and any festive yellow accessories are welcome!). Signs Provided.

What: Happiness Walk
Where: 15301 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 at the corner of Ventura & Sepulveda (in front of the steps & fountain of the Sherman Oaks Galleria)
When: Meet at 5:45 pm on Wed May 15th event starts 6-7pm!
RSVP via email, phone, text, or facebook

Or downtown….

Wed 5.15 Barbaras EmmericKonradBarbara’s at the Brewery hosts an opening reception for “Bootleggers of Barbara’s” a series of portraits by Emmeric Konrad.

Curated by Teale Hathaway, This exhibition of portraits is an ode to the beloved bartenders, cooks and managers of Barbara’s who have fed the Brewery residents for years.

See image: Emmeric Konrad, Bootleggers of Barbara’s,

On view: May 11, 2013 – July 6, 2013
What: Opening reception
Where: Barbara’s at the Brewery: 620 Moulton Avenue #110, Los Angeles, CA 90031
When: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Also in Culver City…The Downtown Culver City “Ladies Night Out” event takes place…see their webiste for more info.

How bout some comedy in the Valley…?

Wed 5.15 WhitefireTheatre CarlaCollinsCarla Collins performs “Cinco De MAYO-nnaise.” Collins is an award-winning comedian, actress, television host and writer.
Carla is also a regular at the Hollywood Improv and The Comedy Store in LA. She tours with the renowned “Hot Tamales” and her own comedy stage show.
What: Comedy
Where: Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., LA, 91423
When: 8:00 pm
Phone: (310) 709-8647