These links have come through my inbox today and I thought I would share.
On Sunday, October 10, some streets in Los Angeles will be closed to vehicles. This means you can ride your bike, rollerblade, walk, shop, etc. safely. CicLAvia
Barnes and Noble will have their Educator Appreciation Days from October 9 through October 17 and educators including homeschoolers get 25% off in-store and online. You have to sign up for the program in-store but can get the form here to fill out ahead of time. Other homeschoolers who have signed up for the progam have used curriculum receipts and ID cards from homeschool associations as "proof" of homeschooling.