Here is a sampling of upcoming arts and cultural events in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area.
Atlas Obscura – Celebration for Pi Day: Four ways to observe Pi (3.14) on March 14: “The Secret Arts – Pie Art,” with Lauren Ko on how to make museum-worthy pie art, 4-5 p.m. March 11 ($15; bit.ly/3qwRzwr). “Accidental Discoveries – Mathematics, ft. Pi,” with Kelly Reidy, Ph.D., on how did humans discover mathematics, 2:30 p.m. March 12 ($10; bit.ly/30qqmRz). Unboxing the Pie: The Strange and Wonderful World of Pizza,” pizza lover Scott Wiener discusses the topic, 2 p.m. March 13 ($15; bit.ly/30sZ8cR). “Gastro Obscura – 3.14 Peculiar Pies,” with Sam O’Brien and Anne Ewbank, noon March 14 ($12; bit.ly/3bwDrz9). Register in advance for the Zoom presentations (also, some have more than one date). Find more adventures here: atlasobscura.com
Tomatomania!: Get ready to grow your own heirloom and hybrid varieties of tomatoes at these upcoming seedlings events: Otto & Sons, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 12-13 (1835 E. Guiberson Road, Fillmore; 805-524-2123; bit.ly/37GrhBa); Tapia Brothers, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19-21 (5251 Hayvenhurst Ave., Encino; 818-905-6155; bit.ly/2NNKt97). Check each individual website for details and rules. Updates on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TomatomaniaHQ. tomatomania.com
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