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

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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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Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Catalina Island Museum, Catalina Island, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26-Dec. 11 (closed Thanksgiving Day). An internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly creates unique sculptural pieces that are known for their unusual...

03/26/2017 - 12/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20-Feb. 20. This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Reagan Library and Museum will premiere this exhibit that will display...

05/27/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Spider Pavilion

Spider Pavilion

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15 through Nov. 26. Enter the Spider Pavilion and you will be caught up in a web of intrigue over this...

09/15/2017 - 11/26/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-Jan. 15. Young doctors-in-training can practice their "medical training" in this exhibit, which is the first one that Disney Junior has...

09/23/2017 - 01/15/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The South Coast Botanic Garden Pumpkin Patch

The South Coast Botanic Garden Pumpkin Patch

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes Penisula, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1-Nov. 30. Youngsters can use to a  birdwatcher’s map to find the bird houses holding hints that will lead them to...

10/01/2017 - 11/30/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica Rink, Santa Monica, CA

2-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Nov. 1-Jan. 15. The corner of Fifth St. and Arizona Ave. will...

11/01/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, Nov. 10-Jan. 7. "The Happiest Place on Earth" will be jolly with holiday merriment at both Disneyland and California Adventure. Disneyland will add...

11/10/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center's Santa HQ

Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Stop by Santa's headquarters and get your picture taken with Mr. Claus. Try out the Elf-Ray Vision and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Santa At The Lakewood Mall

Lakewood Mall, Lakewood, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Your kids can get their photo with Santa and, on Mon. nights Nov. 13-Dec. 11, your cats and...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa at the Oaks

Santa at the Oaks

The Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

Various times Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed Thanksgiving). Youngsters can come meet, and get their photo taken with, Santa Claus. On Dec. 8, they can even...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

Times vary, Nov. 10-Dec. 24 (closed 11/23). Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit...

11/10/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Photos With Santa

Photos With Santa

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 11, 17-18, 24-25, 27-30, Dec. 4-7; noon-6 p.m. Nov. 12, 19, 26; Dec. 3; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 13-16, 20-22; 10...

11/11/2017 - 12/24/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 14-Dec. 15; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16-Jan. 21. Outdoor ice skating returns to...

11/14/2017 - 01/21/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

Times vary, Nov. 16-Jan. 15. For its 20th year, Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink has a new name, but the same wintry fun. At 7,200...

11/16/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Knott's Merry Farm

Knott's Merry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Times vary. Nov. 17-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). The Berry Farm gets “Merry” during the holiday season. Adorned with festive decorations, the park will present...

11/17/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 24. Where is the only place to see reindeers in Los Angeles? At the L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp, of course!...

11/17/2017 - 12/24/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

6-10 p.m. Nov. 17-Dec. 23 (closed Nov. 23). The L.A. Zoo Lights, which was honored as one of the “Best Zoo Lights 2016” by USA...

11/17/2017 - 12/23/2017: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

Times vary. Nov. 19 through Jan. 1. Oh, what a wondrous time you can have visiting SeaWorld during the holiday season. You can make a...

11/18/2017 - 01/06/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

The Pike Outlets, Long Beach, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 18-Dec. 18; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 8. The Pike Outlets in Long...

11/18/2017 - 01/08/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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