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

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“Bob Hope: An American Treasure” exhibit

“Bob Hope: An American Treasure” exhibit

Queen Mary, Long Beach CA

10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 through Jan. 31. You'll say "thanks for the memories" after viewing this exhibit on one of America's most loved comedians....

09/08/2014 - 01/31/2015: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

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"Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty" Exhibit

"Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty" Exhibit

Japanese American National Museum, L.A. CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues.-Wed., Fri.–Sun., noon-8 p.m. Thurs. (closed Mon.) Oct. 11 through April 26.  The Japanese American National Museum and Sanrio present the world’s...

10/11/2014 - 04/26/2015: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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“Amazing Automobiles: 
The Ultimate Car Exhibit”


“Amazing Automobiles: 
The Ultimate Car Exhibit”

Reagan Library, Simi Valley California

The Petersen Automotive Museum will park some of their coolest cars at the Reagan Museum. Among the vintage vehicles are the Batmobile from the 1989...

10/28/2014 - 05/01/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard CA

Whale Watching Season in Oxnard is underway! Half-day, narrated excursions are offered, departing directly from Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. Both Island Packers and Channel Islands...

01/01/2015 - 04/13/2015: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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LEGO Travel Adventure

LEGO Travel Adventure

Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 17 through May 10. What places will your child want to visit after constructing a unique vehicle out of LEGOs? It'll...

01/17/2015 - 05/10/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers

National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers

Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 17 through May 3. Embark on a journey to the wildest spots on earth in this hands-on exhibit created by National...

01/17/2015 - 05/03/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Thomas & Friends

Thomas & Friends

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

Hop aboard this exhibit and explore the rails with Thomas & Friends. Get a peek inside Thomas' cab and help fix Percy's wheel. Kids can...

01/24/2015 - 04/26/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Crying and Tantrums

Crying and Tantrums

The Pump Connection, Sherman Oaks CA

This all-ages class series educates parents on how to better understand and handle their child’s temper tantrums. Topics include the 4 top causes of tantrums...

01/26/2015: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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"Hollywood Costume" Exhibit

"Hollywood Costume" Exhibit

Wilshire May Company Building, L.A. CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m Mon.-Tues, Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Wed.) Oct. 2 through March 2. Get an up-close look at...

01/26/2015: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brain Games & Key Milestones at The Pump Connection!

Brain Games & Key Milestones at The Pump Connection!

The Pump Connection, Sherman Oaks CA

Infants can play too!  Parents are their infant's first playmate and teacher by creating a learning environment through movement, sensory experiences and play.  This session...

01/26/2015: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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SignShine® Baby Signing I Class

SignShine® Baby Signing I Class

The Pump Station, Hollywood CA

It's not just a signing class, our focus is communication! Learn practical ASL signs, engage in interactive games, and sing songs, all geared to enhance...

01/26/2015: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

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Mommy and Me Postpartum Workout

Mommy and Me Postpartum Workout

The Pump Connection, Sherman Oaks CA

Look Better Than Before The Baby!  Enjoy getting your body back, in an encouraging environment where you can bring your baby.  Kris Reid was seen on all...

01/26/2015: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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My Gym at Temple Emanuel

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills CA

The philosophy that guides My Gym's programming and breakdown for classes has been developed through intensive physiological, psychological and sociological research, along with decades of...

01/26/2015: 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

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"China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui" Exhibit

"China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui" Exhibit

Bowers Museum, Santa Ana California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sun. (closed Mon.) Oct. 19 through March 15. This exhibit showcases over 100 artifacts discovered since 1986 of the little-known Sanxingdui culture...

01/27/2015: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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"Destination Space" Exhibit

"Destination Space" Exhibit

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Sept. 30 through March 8. Blast off at this exhibition that explores our solar...

01/27/2015: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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American Quilts in the Modern Age; 1870-1940

American Quilts in the Modern Age; 1870-1940

MUZEO, Anaheim CA

Organized by the International Quilt Study Center & Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, this exhibit examines how quilts reflected American life as it moved...

01/27/2015: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork Exhibit

Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork Exhibit

The Autry National Center of the American West, L.A. California

This colorful exhibit showcases a vibrant variety of objects that reveal...

01/27/2015: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Pre/Post Natal Yoga (Birth to Early Crawlers)

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills CA

Strengthen mind, body and spirit in preparation for labor and delivery with a class designed to help expectant moms deepen their experience and enjoyment of...

01/27/2015: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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"Hollywood Costume" Exhibit

"Hollywood Costume" Exhibit

Wilshire May Company Building, L.A. CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m Mon.-Tues, Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Wed.) Oct. 2 through March 2. Get an up-close look at...

01/27/2015: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Toddler and Me Dance Class

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills CA

The Temple Emanuel Family Center offers developmentally appropriate classes to involve parents and children from birth through three years. Moms, dads, and caregivers learn together...

01/27/2015: 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

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The Thaddeus Foundation's Big Hearts Little Hugs Workshops

The Thaddeus Foundation's Big Hearts Little Hugs Workshops

The Thaddeus Foundation, San Dimas CA

The Thaddeus Foundation (a 501c3 not for profit corporation) has a mission to reach around the world and across the street, to bring hope to...

01/27/2015: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Free Talk on Self-Determination Law

Professional Child Development Associates, Pasadena CA

Joseph Lee, Managing Partner at the Law Offices of Lee and Baghoomian, will discuss: Basics of Self-Determination law, how it will affect Regional Center clients,...

01/27/2015: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Family Storytimes

Family Storytimes

South Pasadena Public Library Children’s Room, South Pasadena CA / Los Angeles

7:15-7:45 p.m. through March 10. Children’s Librarians read age-appropriate stories and share fingerplays, songs, flannelboard stories, and book-related videos with children in a group setting....

01/27/2015: 7:15 pm - 7:45 pm

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Shen Yun 2015

Shen Yun 2015

Valley Performing Arts Center, Northridge CA

7:30 p.m. Jan. 27-Jan 28. This music and dance extravaganza takes audiences on an artistic adventure encompassing 5,000 years of Chinese culture. The show bridges...

01/27/2015 - 01/28/2015: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Wicked

Wicked

Pantages Theater, Hollywood CA

various times Tues.-Sun. (no shows Mon. except Dec. 22, 29) Dec. 10 through March 15. Wicked returns to Hollywood to cast its magical spell on...

01/27/2015: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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