From discounted family photo sessions to complimentary meals for the kiddos, there are plenty of deals this week in Culver City.
1) 25% Off (and more) at Carter’s Babies and Kids
Sales are a constant at this children’s clothing outlet, tucked into the Studio Village Shopping Center on Jefferson Boulevard. With layettes, T-shirts and tutus – among other fun items – starting at 25 percent off retail, this colorful kids’ shop is a great place for parents to stock up on necessary items. Every Wednesday, the store also offers an even bigger sale. This past week? Up to 50 percent off baby items.
Carter’s, 11010 Jefferson Blvd.; (310) 397-6768
2) Half-Off Portrait Session at The Pod Photography
This photography studio, which set up shop in Culver City in February, is greeting its new neighbors with a grand opening half-off deal on portrait photography sessions. Specializing in maternity, newborn, kids and family portraits, The Pod is offering a one-hour studio session and online viewing gallery for $99 (a discount of more than $100). Sessions must be booked before March 5.
The Pod Photography, 4327 Sepulveda Blvd.; (310) 391-4500
3) Kids Eat Free on Sunday Nights at Rush Street
Think you can’t take the family out for a fun dinner without it costing a small fortune? Think again. On Sunday nights beginning at 5 p.m., kids ages 12 and under can eat free at the Chicago-inspired Rush Street. Small fries can choose from items such as cheeseburgers, pizza and chicken strips. Each meal is served with vegetables, baked cheddar puffs and a chocolate chip cookie. The menu is subject to change, of course, and beverages are not included.
Rush Street, 9546 Washington Blvd.; (310) 837-9546
4) Wholesale Pricing on Kicky Pants Clothing at The Sample Room
Behind its mostly frosted glass exterior, The Sample Room holds racks of Kicky Pants kids’ clothes, all for wholesale prices of about 50 percent off retail. Sizes range from newborn to 4T and include samples and off-season onesies, dresses, pants and more. Made from bamboo fabric, the Kicky Pants line boasts an eco-friendly approach to children’s gear. Keep in mind, though, that The Sample Room is open Fridays only from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Sample Room, 4363 Sepulveda Blvd.; (310) 492-5707
5) One Week of Free Capoeira Classes at Brasil Brasil Cultural Center
If you’re looking for a fun way to get in shape – or just explore the movements of a different culture – try your hand (and feet and legs) at Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art. The Brasil Brasil Cultural Center is offering a week of free classes, which range from the beginner level to advanced. There are even youth classes for kids ages 4-14.
Brasil Brasil Cultural Center, 4325 Sepulveda Blvd.; (310) 397-3667
Laura Clark is the founder and editor of L.A. Story