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Mothers Day 2012: 5 Unique Mother's Day Activities In LA

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 05/04/2012 4:00 pm

Mothers Day 2012

Need some help celebrating mom this year? Well, we have some Mother's Day ideas for you.

If you're looking for an outdoor brunch, check out our editor's picks for Mother's Day brunch in LA -- and if you're in the mood to spend, check out some Mother's day gifts that your mom's actually wants.

If you're lucky enough to be able to spend the whole day with Mama, browse some more unique Mother's day activities below. Maybe you can even pair it with trip to your local park for a picnic?

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  • Walt Disney Concert Hall Blue Ribbon Garden

    Treat your mom to a traditional Mother's Day brunch at the <a href="http://www.patinagroup.com/west/mothersday/" target="_hplink">Walt Disney Concert Hall Blue Ribbon Garden</a>. Patina menu highlights include buttermilk pancakes, quiche lorraine and macaroons. Seatings are at 10:00am and 12:30pm. <em>111 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 (323) 850-2000</em>

  • Rockies vs Dodgers

    Treat your mom to a sport and fun day at <a href="http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=la" target="_hplink">Dodgers Stadium</a> for Rockies vs Dodgers. The game begins at 1:10pm and your Mother's Day lunch will most absolutely be a Dodger Dog. <em>1000 Elysian Park Ave Los Angeles, California 90012 (323) 224-1448</em>

  • The Queen Mary Champagne Brunch

    Treat your mother to a glass of the bubbly while enjoying the high-life aboard <a href="http://www.queenmary.com/Special-Dining-Events.aspx" target="_hplink">The Queen Mary</a>. There is a dining option for guests with all flavor palates: Under the Tuscan Sun, South of the Border and Pacific Rim are all buffet options. <em>1126 Queens Highway Long Beach, CA 90802 (502) 499-1657</em>

  • 'The Sound of Music' Screening

    Treat your mother to a matinee revival screening of <a href="http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/the-sound-of-music-1" target="_hplink">"The Sound of Music" at the American Cinematheque</a> in Hollywood. There will also be a book signing of Fred Bronson's "The Sound of Music Family Scrapbook." Stars of "The Sound of Music" Charmian Carr (Liesl), Angela Cartwright (Brigitta) and Kym Karath (Gretl), will also be there to introduce the screening. <em>6712 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028 (323) 466-3456</em>

  • The Los Angeles Zoo

    Treat your mom to a walk through the Los Angeles Zoo, home of the baby boom! Visit the young Sumatran Tiger Cubs (born in 2011), the Harbor seal pup (born in 2010), the Komodo Dragon hatchlings (born 2011) and the Giant Otter Pups (born 2011) -- and celebrate other Mothers too. 5333 Zoo Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-4200

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