Events - Feb 18, 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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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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Huntington Children's Workshop: All About Citrus

Huntington Children's Workshop: All About Citrus

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino CA

Young chefs can enjoy a slightly sweet, slightly tart morning taking a tour of the Huntington's historic orange groves along with learning about what you...

02/18/2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 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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30-Minute Beach Cleanup
 and Red High Heels Walk

30-Minute Beach Cleanup
 and Red High Heels Walk

Granada Beach, Long Beach

Since 1999, the Community Action Team has done a monthly gathering to clear the sands of debris, trash and rubbish. Every now and then, they...

02/18/2017: 10:00 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...

02/18/2017: 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...

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

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Centers of Learning Prospective Student and Family Open House

Centers of Learning Prospective Student and Family Open House

Centers of Learning, North Hills CA

Centers of Learning is a private Christian school for toddler through 12th grade students offering quality academics and small class sizes in a safe environment....

02/18/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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...

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

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Family Nature Walk

Family Nature Walk

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge CA

On these guided tours, children (ages 6-10) and their families can go on an expedition, discovering what nature has to offer along with learning how...

02/18/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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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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,...

02/18/2017: 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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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...

02/18/2017: 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...

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

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Andrew & Polly Mini-Concert

Andrew & Polly Mini-Concert

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles California

Andrew (who is a film composer) and Polly (who creates music and sound design for commercials) write and perform friendly, engaging music in their spare...

02/18/2017: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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Author Appearance: Andrea Loney

Author Appearance: Andrea Loney

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena CA

Andrea Loney will present and sign her new picture Bunnybear, which is about a bear who feels more like a bunny. Haven't we all felt...

02/18/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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"Hug It Out" Storytime with Louis Thomas

"Hug It Out" Storytime with Louis Thomas

{pages} bookstore, Manhattan Beach CA

A fresh, funny take on sibling rivalry and conflict resolution, as two sparring siblings are forced to “hug it out.” Thomas’s debut book is a...

02/18/2017: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

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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...

02/18/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 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...

02/18/2017: 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,...

02/18/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Mighty, Mighty Construction Site Storytime

Mighty, Mighty Construction Site Storytime

Barnes & Noble at The Grove, Los Angeles CA

Today's storytime spotlights the new picture book Mighty, Mighty Construction Site, which features all of the favorite trucks from Sherri Duskey Rinker's earlier book Goodnight,...

02/18/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Toyota Symphonies for Youth: 
The Art of the Piano

Toyota Symphonies for Youth: 
The Art of the Piano

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A. CA

You can learn a lot about the piano today, from they are built to how exquisitely they can be played. The program, which features pianist...

02/18/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 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...

02/18/2017: 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...

02/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

02/18/2017: 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...

02/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Second City's "The Really Awesome Improv Show"

Second City's "The Really Awesome Improv Show"

The Second City Hollywood, Los Angeles CA

Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine. It features improv games that...

02/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 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....

02/18/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

The LifeHouse Theatre, Redlands CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 p.m. Sun. Feb. 18-March 26. The Lifehouse Theater invites the public to take a trip to...

02/18/2017: 12:15 pm - 9:30 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...

02/18/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 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...

02/18/2017: 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...

02/18/2017: 1:00 pm - 8:30 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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The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog

Theatre West, Los Angeles California

1 p.m. Sat. Feb. 4-July 1. Based on the old Grimm Fairy Tale, this musical actually predated the Disney film. It is an original work,...

02/18/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:00 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...

02/18/2017: 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...

02/18/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Cirque Éloize presents Saloon

Cirque Éloize presents Saloon

Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside CA

The Quebec-based theater troupe have subtitled their latest production as a "Musical Acrobatic Adventure." Set in Old West America, the show utilizes theatricality, humor, acrobatics...

02/18/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 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...

02/18/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Redondo Ballet presents The Snow Queen

Redondo Ballet presents The Snow Queen

Redondo Union High School, Redondo Beach CA

3 p.m., 6 p.m. Don't miss this enchanted story of a frozen winter wonderland with magical creatures, and fantastical lands. See Hans Christian Andersen’s children’s...

02/18/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

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Author Appearance: Donald Robertson

Author Appearance: Donald Robertson

Au Fudge, West Hollywood California

Just in time for Academy Awards season, Donald Robertson shares his new picture book, Mitford At The Hollywood Zoo. A fashion industry insider, Robertson has...

02/18/2017: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Family Night Hike Adventure

Family Night Hike Adventure

LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia CA

Go on and exciting adventure in the Arboretum under the cover of darkness. Learn about nocturnal animals, some cool facts about the night sky and...

02/18/2017: 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm

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Conejo Chinese Cultural Association's Chinese New Year Celebration

Conejo Chinese Cultural Association's Chinese New Year Celebration

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

This annual event presents a lineup of traditional and modern acts, with a particular highlight being a shadow puppet show performed by world renowned Dongfang...

02/18/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Shaolin Warriors 

Shaolin Warriors 

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos CA

These martial arts masters brings a majestic dexterity and memorable imagery to their impressively choreographed performance, which has drawn favorable comparisons to Cirque du Soliel....

02/18/2017: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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