Events - Feb 12, 2017

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

"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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Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

El Portal Theatre, North Hollywood CA

6 p.m. Feb 10, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Feb. 11, 1 p.m., 3 p.m. Feb. 12. Following a hit run in Australia, Alice...

02/10/2017 - 02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Camellia & Tea Festival

Camellia & Tea Festival

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge CA

9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 11-12. Explore the colorful world of the Camellia at Descanso Garden during this annual celebration. Each day will feature special walks...

02/11/2017 - 02/12/2017: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

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World's Greatest Hobby on Tour

World's Greatest Hobby on Tour

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 12. The "world's greatest hobby" here is model railroading, and this expo offers an expansive experience...

02/11/2017 - 02/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Whale of a Weekend

Whale of a Weekend

Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Santa Monica CA

12:30-5 p.m. Feb. 11-12. Just like the migrating Pacific gray whales, Whale of a Weekend returns to the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Visitors can feel...

02/11/2017 - 02/12/2017: 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Students Run LA 18-Mile Friendship Run

Students Run LA 18-Mile Friendship Run

Hansen Dam Park, Pacoima CA

More than 4,000 runners from across Greater Los Angeles, including over 3,200 teenagers, 450 teachers and 300 public runners, will take on this challenging 18-mile...

02/12/2017: 7:00 am - 11:00 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...

02/12/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Bulldog Beauty Contest

Bulldog Beauty Contest

Marine Stadium, Long Beach CA

Now in its 14th year, this English bulldog gathering has been described as the largest in the world. Dogs of all breeds and mixes can...

02/12/2017: 9:30 am - 3:00 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...

02/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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California Continued at the Autry

California Continued at the Autry

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A. CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. The Autry has a new gallery space that will be home to "California Continued," which will explore...

02/12/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Exhibit

Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Exhibit

MUZEO, Anaheim CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Thur., Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (closed Mon.) Feb. 12–May 7. In its only West Coast appearance, this exhibit showcases a wealth...

02/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

SeaWorld, San Diego CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 13, 20. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 11-12, 18-19. SeaWorld's Lunar New Year celebration presents a lineup of traditional community performing groups,...

02/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

LACMA, Los Angeles

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 4-May 7 (closed Dec. 25). Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera are...

02/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Real American Places: Edward Weston and Leaves of Grass Exhibit

Real American Places: Edward Weston and Leaves of Grass Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Sun. (closed Tue.) Oct. 22-March 20. This photography exhibition focuses on two titans of American culture: photographer Edward Weston and poet...

02/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Malibu Country Mart’s Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Malibu Country Mart’s Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu CA

Vintage Malibu and Malibu Country Mart are helping lovers delight their sweethearts this Valentine’s Day as they host their fourth annual Scavenger Hunt event. Couples...

02/12/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Skirball Playdate: Happy Birthday, Trees!

Skirball Playdate: Happy Birthday, Trees!

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A. California

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat (the New Year of the Trees) by throwing a birthday party! In this multi-sensory morning workshop, kids will...

02/12/2017: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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"Time of Giants: Animals of the Ice Age" Exhibit

"Time of Giants: Animals of the Ice Age" Exhibit

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Sept. 27 through March 3. Take a trip back in time and visit with...

02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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826@Hammer: List-O-Rama - The Easiest Poem You'll Ever Write

826@Hammer: List-O-Rama - The Easiest Poem You'll Ever Write

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

As simple as a grocery list and as tricky as a lock combination, the list poem offers writers a way to tell stories in snapshots....

02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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American Youth Symphony Free Family Concert

American Youth Symphony Free Family Concert

UCLA | Royce Hall, Los Angeles CA

The American Youth Symphony has partnered with the Amazing Kid Company to present a fun, interactive performance and activities for kids of all ages. It is...

02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 Exhibit

Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 Exhibit

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mon.) Jan. 29–April 20. Hammer Museum presents the West Coast debut of the first in-depth museum exhibition...

02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Flora & Ulysses

Flora & Ulysses

Argyros Stage, South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa California

7 p.m. Feb. 3, 10, 17; 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4; 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Feb. 11, 18; 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5,...

02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

LACMA, L.A. CA

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed. Wed.) Feb. 12-June 18. This wonderful retrospective...

02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The True Story of the Three Little Pigs!

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs!

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. through Feb. 12. There are two sides to every story, and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggsylvania’s Trial...

02/12/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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A Faery Hunt’s Fairy Valentine Tea Party!

A Faery Hunt’s Fairy Valentine Tea Party!

Tarzana Community And Cultural Center, Tarzana CA

A Fairy Tea Party - what a lovely event! Each table will be hosted by one of A Faery Hunt’s charming faeries. English Tea sandwiches,...

02/12/2017: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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"In the Land of Sunshine" Exhibit

"In the Land of Sunshine" Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 25–Feb. 19. The Pasadena Museum of California Art is the perfect place for the "In the Land of Sunshine: Imaging the...

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." Exhibit

"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A. California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 7-March 12. Roy Lichtenstein was one of the pioneers of the Pop Art movement. He also had...

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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“Give Love” Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Event

“Give Love” Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Event

Skechers North Hills, North Hills California

Skechers and Best Friends Animal Society have partnered to host an in-store adoption event to help LA-area fans “Give Love” and find “The One”. Today,...

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Dance Sundays with Debbie Allen & Friends

Dance Sundays with Debbie Allen & Friends

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills CA

Kick up your heels and shake a leg at the Wallis for its monthly free dance party. Debbie Allen and her pals will get your...

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

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Geographies of Wonder, Part II: Evolution of the National Park Idea 1933–2016 Exhibit

Geographies of Wonder, Part II: Evolution of the National Park Idea 1933–2016 Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. Oct. 22 through Feb. 13. The Huntington Library presents its second exhibition saluting the...

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. Oct. 29 through Feb. 27. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg Exhibit

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg Exhibit

Fowler Museum at UCLA, L.A. California

noon-8 p.m. Wed., noon-5 p.m. Thur-Sun. Jan. 29 through May 7. This is the first U.S. exhibition to focus on the contemporary South African movement...

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Van Gogh's "Bedroom" Installation

Van Gogh's "Bedroom" Installation

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon. Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Dec. 9-March 6 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 2). Don't get the wrong idea....

02/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays

Andell Family Sundays

LACMA, L.A. CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26. Diego Rivera and Pablo Picasso are two titans of 20th century modern art. Their art and friendship are...

02/12/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Finding Belle

Finding Belle

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica California

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 29-April 30. Something strange has happened to your favorite fairy tale characters, like Cinderella, Snowhite, Aladdin and Mother...

02/12/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Be My Valentine

Be My Valentine

Grier Musser Museum, L.A. CA

Have yourself a vintage Valentine's Day by stepping back into the past at the Grier Musser Museum. On display will be their Valentine's Day antiquities...

02/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Disney's Aladdin Dual Language Edition

Disney's Aladdin Dual Language Edition

The Main Stage at CASA 0101 Theater, Boyle Hts. CA

8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Jan. 13-Feb. 19. CASA 0101 Theater will stage...

02/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters

Honda Center, Anaheim CA

2 p.m. Feb. 12, 1 p.m. 7 p.m. Feb. 18. Celebrating 91 years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions of people worldwide, the...

02/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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KEEN L.A. Basketball

KEEN L.A. Basketball

Sinai Temple, L.A. CA

KEEN Los Angeles Basketball program is designed for athletes of all abilities who want to focus on developing their basketball skills.  Designed by former collegiate...

02/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical

Pantages Theater, Hollywood CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 31-Feb. 12. This musical features tunes that form the soundtrack of...

02/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Sunday Family Program At The CAAM

Sunday Family Program At The CAAM

California African American Museum, Los Angeles CA

1-3 p.m. The CAAM presents a trio of special Sunday drop-in programs. On Feb. 4, visitors can learn, and hear stories, about Ella Fitzgerald, Langston...

02/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga CA

1 p.m., 4 p.m. Feb. 4, 11, 1 p.m. Feb. 5, 12. The MainStreet Theatre Company presents this award-winning adaptation of the classic novel by...

02/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Mister Balloon Man

Mister Balloon Man

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana California

Kids will be amused and amazed at the balloon manipulations performed at today's show. They can also ask Mister Balloon Man to create a Valentine-themed...

02/12/2017: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Tidepool Walks

Tidepool Walks

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro California

2:30-4 p.m. Feb. 11, 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 1:30-3 p.m. Feb. 25, 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 26. See what animals and marine life you can discover...

02/12/2017: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills CA

8 p.m. Tues.–Thurs., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Feb. 9-March 5. Set in England during WWII, this play concerns a...

02/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Once On This Island

Once On This Island

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach

8 p.m. Feb. 10-11, 17; 2 p.m. Feb. 12, 19; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 18. This Olivier Award-winning musical reimagines the Little Mermaid in...

02/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Russian National Ballet Theatre presents Cinderella

Russian National Ballet Theatre presents Cinderella

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora CA

The esteemed Russian National Ballet Theatre, whose Swan Lake was a big success in 2015, performs another magical and well-known work from the classical ballet...

02/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Amazing Bubbleman

The Amazing Bubbleman

James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance CA

From square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles, bubble volcanoes, tornadoes and trampolines to people inside bubbles, the Amazing Bubble Man (aka Louis...

02/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass

Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass

24th STreet Theatre, L.A. CA

3 p.m. Feb. 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9. The 24th St. Theatre will stage the world premiere of this...

02/12/2017: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Autism: The Musical Screening

Autism: The Musical Screening

Beit T’Shuvah, Los Angeles CA

Celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month with The Miracle Project! Join and meet the cast of Autism: The Musical, and see the two-time Emmy...

02/12/2017: 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Big Sunday's Valentine-Making, Bingo-Playing Community Breakfast

Big Sunday's Valentine-Making, Bingo-Playing Community Breakfast

Big Sunday, Los Angeles CA

Big Sunday wants to make sure no one is forgotten on Valentine’s Day, so once again they've organized this event to make cards and gift...

02/12/2017: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Benefit Comedy Night With Fritz Coleman

Benefit Comedy Night With Fritz Coleman

The Ice House Comedy Club, Pasadena CA

Enjoy a fun-filled night of laughter that will raise much-needed funds for National Council of Jewish Women|Los Angeles so that the organization can continue to...

02/12/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Dancing with the Stars: Live!

Dancing with the Stars: Live!

Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oak Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks CA

The hit ABC TV program takes a break from the studio and hits to the road with this all-new stage show, "We Came To Dance."...

02/12/2017: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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