Upcoming events and things to do in L.A. with kids

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"Horses and Dragons" Exhibit

"Horses and Dragons" Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27 through March 31. Why are horses and dragons at the Aquarium? Because they are seahorses and seadragons. You can see...

05/27/2016 - 03/31/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

California Science Center, Los Angeles California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15 through April 9. Immerse yourself into the fascinating world of Pixar animation. This exhibit features more than 40 interactive components....

10/15/2016 - 04/09/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 22 through April 16. Discover how pop culture can influence technology in this fascinating exhibit. Interactive! has four themed areas -...

10/22/2016 - 04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Diamonds: Rare Brilliance Exhibition

Diamonds: Rare Brilliance Exhibition

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles California

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 16-March 19 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). A truly dazzling exhibit, "Rare Brilliance" showcases a spectacular selection of colored gems that...

12/16/2016 - 03/19/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Promenade/Topanga-Woodland Hills

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Promenade/Topanga-Woodland Hills

Westfield Promenade, Woodland Hills California

3-5 p.m., 5:30-8 p.m. 8:30-11 p.m. Dec. 19-Feb. 20. Outdoor ice skating returns to Woodland Hills this winter with the help of the L.A. Kings....

12/19/2016 - 02/20/2017: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: The Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibit

J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: The Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibit

Warner Bros. Studio Tours, Burbank CA

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood now has some special magical qualities. This new permanent exhibit showcases a cool collection of costumes, props and other movie...

12/27/2016 - 02/28/2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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America’s Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West Exhibit

America’s Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West Exhibit

L.A. Central Library, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. through Feb. 26; 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 31 (closed Jan. 1, Jan. 18, Feb....

12/27/2016 - 02/26/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland, Anaheim CA

various times Jan. 20-June 18. This colorfully lit up parade, featuring many of the classic Disney characters.  was a staple of Disneyland since it began...

01/20/2017 - 06/18/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-April 23. Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and Donatello surface at the Cube LA to let youngsters join them as Teenage Mutant Ninja...

01/28/2017 - 04/23/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-May 14. Is your child very into Eric Carle, then they will undoubtedly be very into this exhibit. Conceived around Carle's...

01/28/2017 - 05/14/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Battleship Iowa's Black History Month Exhibit

Battleship Iowa's Black History Month Exhibit

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 1-28. In honor of Black History Month, the Battleship IOWA has added a special temporary exhibit to its tour. Utilizing artifacts,...

02/01/2017 - 02/28/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Circus 1903

Circus 1903

Pantages Theater, Hollywood CA

7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-16, 8 p.m. Feb. 17, 2 p.m., 8  p.m. Feb. 18, 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Circus 1903 invites audiences to...

02/14/2017 - 02/19/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Riverside County Fairgrounds, Indio CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 17-26. Make a date to check out the 71st annual Riverside County Fair. It has some things that you expect from...

02/17/2017 - 02/26/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Dream Big IMAX Movie

Dream Big IMAX Movie

California Science Center, Los Angeles California

10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Feb. 17-June 29. Dream Big, playing exclusively in L.A. at the California Science Center, is not your typical IMAX...

02/17/2017 - 06/29/2017: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games

Queen Mary, Long Beach CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 18-19. Did you know that the Queen Mary was built in a Scottish shipyard? It makes sense then that this festival...

02/18/2017 - 02/19/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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2017 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show

2017 Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 18-19. The 12th Annual Travel and Adventure show checks in at a new location this year, the L.A. Convention Center. You...

02/18/2017 - 02/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kidspace's Ooey Gooey Weekend

Kidspace's Ooey Gooey Weekend

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 18-19, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 20. Expect a messy time if you visit Kidspace for its Ooey Gooey Weekend. Children will...

02/18/2017 - 02/20/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show

LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 18-19. The West Coast's biggest baking and pastry expo will be even bigger in its 3rd year. This confectionery convention will...

02/18/2017 - 02/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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PBS SoCal Kids Weekend at the LA Zoo

PBS SoCal Kids Weekend at the LA Zoo

Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 18-19. The Zoo's Eucalyptus Grove will be alive with book readings, themed crafts, a kids' dance party and other family-friendly activities....

02/18/2017 - 02/19/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Little Prince

The Little Prince

Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa California

1 p.m. Feb. 18, 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19. There has always been something magical about the Little Prince ever since Antione de St....

02/18/2017 - 02/19/2017: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Foster Care Sunday

Whittier Area Community Church, Whittier CA

During regular Sunday worship services and Kids’ Church, the people at Whittier Area Community Church will assemble over 2,000 duffle bags for children and teens...

02/19/2017: 12:00 am

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Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu CA

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves will rev up your morning at this cars-and-coffee type of event that will feature classic cars, exotics, muscle cars, rat...

02/19/2017: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

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Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates Ca

This well-established farmers market, which has been operating for 23 years, offers a wide selection of fruit, vegetables and organic foods. There are also vendors...

02/19/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

FIDM Museum, L.A. CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. (closed Sun.-Mon.) Feb. 5-April 22. For the 25th year, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising's museum presents an exhibit that...

02/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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