Events - Mar 4, 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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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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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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The 71st Annual Fred Hall Show

The 71st Annual Fred Hall Show

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

1-9 p.m. March 1-3, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. March 4, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 5. Known as the "Ultimate Outdoor Experience," The Fred Hall Show ranks...

03/01/2017 - 03/05/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Festival of Fairytales: Disney's Live Action Adventures

Festival of Fairytales: Disney's Live Action Adventures

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. 7 p.m. In the lead-up to the debut of its new live-action fairytale, Beauty and the Beast, Disney is...

03/03/2017 - 03/12/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford Driving Skills For Life

Santa Anita Park, Arcadia,

Ford Motor Company Fund invites drivers to a free training program coming geared toward helping younger drivers become safe and cautious drivers. Drivers will receive...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

CMA's Monthly Beach Cleanup

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

Come out and help Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's educators keep their Coastal Park clean and eco-friendly. You can also assist in collecting and categorizing the various...

03/04/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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LAUSD's Northwest STEAMFest

LAUSD's Northwest STEAMFest

Cleveland High School, Reseda, California

Students from more than 100 schools in the Northwest San Fernando Valley will be demonstrating their skills in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and...

03/04/2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Living History Flying Day: P-51 Mustang

Living History Flying Day: P-51 Mustang

Planes of Fame, Chino, California

This month's Living History Flying Day spotlights the North American P-51 Mustang. There will be a panel of distinguished aviation experts, historians and veterans, followed...

03/04/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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PETA Kids Morning "Moo"vies

PETA Kids Morning "Moo"vies

PETA Empathy Center, L.A., CA

9-11:30 a.m. March 4, 11. PETA’s new Empathy Center invites families to come watch an animal-friendly movie, be part of a thoughtful and educational discussion...

03/04/2017: 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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Spring Railroadiana Swap Meet Fundraiser

Spring Railroadiana Swap Meet Fundraiser

Southern California Railway Museum, Perris, CA

Train enthusiasts, history buffs and those interested in learning about Southern California's railway history will make the Southern California Railway Museum their destination for this...

03/04/2017: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Huntington Children’s Workshop: The Art of Fermentation

Huntington Children’s Workshop: The Art of Fermentation

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

Chef Ernest Miller will introduce children to the culinary science of fermentation. In this hands-on workshop, youngsters will use fresh vegetables to learn how to...

03/04/2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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L.A. Children’s Chorus Presents Masterclass with Choral Conductor Scott Melvin

Pasadena Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, CA

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) presents a masterclass with noted choral conductor Scott Melvin, focusing on building choral tone and expressive singing for elementary, middle...

03/04/2017: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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30th Annual Spring Art & Crafts Festival

30th Annual Spring Art & Crafts Festival

Borchard Community Center, Newbury Park, CA

This community event attracts over 100 artists and craftspersons with a variety of original art and handmade items to sell. This festival, which will take...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Los Angeles Maritime Museum, San Pedro, CA

It's all aboard for "Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog!" Upon entering this exhibit, kids will pass the lighthouse and ride the Birdwell Island...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/04/2017: 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...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 4-5, 11-12. Descanso's popular Cherry Blossom Festival has blossomed into a two weekend event this year. On both weekends, visitors can...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dana Point Festival of Whales

Dana Point Festival of Whales

Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 5-6, 12-13. The 46th annual Festival of Whales comes packed with more events than a can of sardines. Besides whale watching,...

03/04/2017: 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...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Grand Opening for the East Hollywood Saturday Farmers’ Market

Grand Opening for the East Hollywood Saturday Farmers’ Market

Hollywood/Western Metro Redline Station, L.A., CA

The Thai Community Development Center (Thai CDC) is celebrating the Grand Opening of the second day of its East Hollywood Certified Farmers’ Market. After having...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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LABSCAPES: Views Through The Microscope

LABSCAPES: Views Through The Microscope

The Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.-Fri. Feb. 28-March 28. Today,  and the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance announced the upcoming installation of “LABSCAPES: Views Through The...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Let It Snow Carnival

Let It Snow Carnival

OPNS at Oak Hills Elementary, Oak Park, Ca

The snow is back! The Oak Park Neighborhood School's annual Carnival will be 25 tons of snow to sled on and play with. The day of...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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March Fishtivities

The SEA Lab, Redondo Beach, CA

Come celebrate Green Sea Turtles & St. Patrick's Day, as well as Easter, all in one day! Activities will include a Green Sea Turtle egg hunt,...

03/04/2017: 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...

03/04/2017: 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...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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SeaWorld San Diego’s Magic Weekends

SeaWorld San Diego’s Magic Weekends

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 4-26. SeaWorld will be a little more magical in March because the park will feature a lineup of magic acts...

03/04/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brandon's Buddies Play Date

Brandon's Buddies Play Date

Brandon’s Village, Gates Canyon Park, Calabasas, CA

This free kids club for children with and without disabilities and their families meets monthly at a fully-accessible playground. Brandon's Buddies gives children with disabilities...

03/04/2017: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Ilene Cohen Puppet Show

Ilene Cohen Puppet Show

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles, California

Ilene Cohen and her puppet friends will entertain with stories that will tickle your funny bone.

03/04/2017: 10:30 am - 11:00 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...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Author Appearance: Marc Ferrari

Author Appearance: Marc Ferrari

Barnes & Noble Bookstar, Studio City, California

Marc Ferrari will be signing copies of his debut children's book, "Don't Dilly Dally, Silly Sally," a fun story about little Sally who is always...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 2:00 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...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Everytable Baldwin Hills Grand Opening!

Everytable – Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles, CA,

Everytable will be hosting a grand opening event at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. They will be providing free meals throughout the day, as well as...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Family Arts Fest at Pepperdine

Family Arts Fest at Pepperdine

Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

Kids bring your folks to share a day of art, food, and fun. Pepperdine's Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents a free festival...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Storytime

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site Storytime

Barnes & Noble at The Grove, Los Angeles, CA

This morning, youngsters will be thinking about bedtime as author Sherri Duskey Rinker reads her book Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, which has been a New...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 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...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nascar 3 D's of Speed STEAM Program

Nascar 3 D's of Speed STEAM Program

Automobile Driving Museum, El Segundo, CA

Presented with the LA Air Force Base, this interactive lesson is designed to explore auto racing's aerodynamic principles of drag, downforce and drafting. This event...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts Exhibit

The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts Exhibit

LACMA, 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. This exhibit presents 100 sculptural and textile pieces that focus on different...

03/04/2017: 11:00 am - 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...

03/04/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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11th Annual Seaport Village Busker Festival

11th Annual Seaport Village Busker Festival

Seaport Village, San Diego, California

noon-6 p.m. March 4-5. Experience a variety of strange and extraordinary acts from around the world at this most unusual festival. The celebration brings colorful...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Authors Appearance: Lateasha DeGuzman Gbor and Tracy Holmes

Barnes & Noble, Santa Clarita, California

Come and meet authors Lateasha DeGuzman Gbor and Tracy Holmes, who each will be signing their fun, educational books for children. Lateasha DeGuzman Gbor book...

03/04/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 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...

03/04/2017: 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...

03/04/2017: 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....

03/04/2017: 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...

03/04/2017: 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. through June 25. Something strange has happened to your favorite fairy tale characters, like Cinderella, Snowhite, Aladdin and Mother...

03/04/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Creation Station at Rancho Los Cerritos

Creation Station at Rancho Los Cerritos

Rancho Los Cerritos, Long Beach, CA

With the blooming of spring in mind, the theme for today's Creation Station is "Lovely Lavender." Using a wide variety of purple-hued materials, children can...

03/04/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Diaper Derby at The Shops at Montebello

Diaper Derby at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello, CA

It's the fourth-annual Diaper Derby, hosted by KDAY on-air talent, CeCe "The Mamacita." Babies 12 months and younger who are not yet walking are invited...

03/04/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

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

1 p.m. March 4, 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. March 5. The Dallas Children’s Theater, praised by Time Magazine as one of  America's top children's theater...

03/04/2017 - 03/05/2017: 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,...

03/04/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:00 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...

03/04/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Cupcakes + Coloring: An After School Treat

Cupcakes + Coloring: An After School Treat

Baby Bea’s Bakeshop, Beverly Hills, CA

2-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri. Feb. 28-May 31. Children are invited to Baby Bea's Bakeshop after school for cupcakes, coloring, storytime, and games! Think of it as...

03/04/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Once On This Island

Once On This Island

Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

8 p.m. Feb. 24, March 3, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 25, March 4, 2 p.m. Feb. 26, March 5, 7:30 p.m. March 2. From...

03/04/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Theatre 360, Pasadena, CA

7:30 p.m. March 3-4, 10-11, 2 p.m. March 5, 12. The award-winning Theatre 360 children's theater company presents a stage adaptation of the popular Louis...

03/04/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Freckleland Album Release Party

Freckleland Album Release Party

Church of the Chimes, Sherman Oaks, CA

You are invited to the "I Can Be Anything!" album release party that will be a magical & musical afternoon of family fun featuring Freckleland...

03/04/2017: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Teddy Bear Concert: "Meet The String Family"

Teddy Bear Concert: "Meet The String Family"

Santa Cecilia Arts & Learning Center, Los Angeles (Eagel Rock), California

At this fun-filled concert, your family can meet the string family! You can experience the music of the violin, viola, cello and bass, and see...

03/04/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Reign of Terror’s Animal Rescue Fundraiser

Reign of Terror’s Animal Rescue Fundraiser

Janss Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

The award-winning Reign of Terror Haunted House will have a special one-night only fright night in Thousand Oak's Janss Marketplace to raise money for Animal...

03/04/2017: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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