Events - Mar 17, 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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Filter Theatre presents Twelfth Night

Filter Theatre presents Twelfth Night

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills CA

8 p.m. March 14-17, 2 p.m., 8 p.m. March 18, 2 p.m. March 19. The Wallis is proud to present the West Coast premiere of...

03/14/2017 - 03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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American Ballet Theatre presents Whipped Cream

American Ballet Theatre presents Whipped Cream

Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa CA

7:30 p.m. March 15-17, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. March 18, 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. March 19. ABT serves up the world premiere of this whimsical...

03/15/2017 - 03/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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72nd Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

72nd Annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17-19. The theme of this year's Orchid Show is “Orchid Mystique,” which pays homage to a family of flowering plants that...

03/17/2017 - 03/19/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/17/2017: All Day

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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...

03/17/2017: 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...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Yarnscape

California Yarnscape

The Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles CA, USA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 14-June 25. See one-of-a-kind pieces by fiber artists, knitters, and crocheters that respond to the question,...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 11-April 23. Become a butterfly breeder by adopting a Painted Lady Caterpillar from the Busy Bee...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Easter Bunny Photos at The Shops at Montebello

Easter Bunny Photos at The Shops at Montebello

The Shops at Montebello, Montebello CA

Take treasured snapshots with the Easter Bunny. He'll be waiting for you at Center Court. Go to www.noerrbunny.com/simon/ and reserve your appointment for a photo...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Friday Fun

Friday Fun

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance

This hands-on program for preschoolers (ages 3-6), and their parents or guardians, incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the the week's selected...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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LABSCAPES: Views Through The Microscope

LABSCAPES: Views Through The Microscope

Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles CA

This installation brings this remarkable microscopic world to life, offering a rare chance to peek over the shoulder of some of the world’s most renowned...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/17/2017: 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...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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PJ Masks and Peppa Pig Head to the L.A. Zoo March 17-19!

L.A. Zoo, Los Angeles CA

The stars of Entertainment One’s hit series Peppa Pig and PJ Masks are coming to town for a special visit with fans at the L.A....

03/17/2017 - 03/19/2017: 10:00 am - 3:00 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...

03/17/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beauty and the Beast at the El Capitan

Beauty and the Beast at the El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood CA

10:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. 10:30 p.m. March 17-April 30. El Capitan will offer a beautiful experience to watch Disney's new live-action version of...

03/17/2017 - 04/30/2017: 10:45 am - 12:15 am

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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...

03/17/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 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...

03/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

03/17/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interstitial Exhibit

Interstitial Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. March 5-Aug. 6. The Pasadena Museum of California Art's exhibit "Interstitial" refers to sculptural work that falls into the spaces between the...

03/17/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

03/17/2017: 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...

03/17/2017: 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Big Fish

Big Fish

Westchester Playhouse, L.A. CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. March 17-April 22. A heartfelt, magical musical about fathers, sons, and the stories that they tell, Big Fish has...

03/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 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...

03/17/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Leprechaun's Lucky Gold Hunt

Leprechaun's Lucky Gold Hunt

Thousand Oaks Community Center, Thousand Oaks CA

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, children go hunting for gold coins and see a leprechaun trap demonstration. This family-friendly holiday event also offers craft...

03/17/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Peppa Pig’s Big Splash

Peppa Pig’s Big Splash

City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim

Peppa Pig, the star of the popular preschooler Nick Jr. TV show, takes the leap to the stage with her first live show. Peppa and...

03/17/2017: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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South Hills Academy Open House

South Hills Academy, West Covina CA

South Hills Academy welcomes you to its Community Open House. South Hills' Head of Schools and administrative team will be there to show you all...

03/17/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Exceptional Kids Organization St. Paddy's Day Dance 2017

Exceptional Kids Organization St. Paddy's Day Dance 2017

South Bay Adult School, Redondo Beach CA

All exceptional dancers ages 14 and up are welcome at this dance hosted by EKPTO, a charitable organization serving the needs of individuals with disabilities...

03/17/2017: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Christopher Lloyd Goes "Back to the Future"

Christopher Lloyd Goes "Back to the Future"

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

Great Scott!! Tonight you can return to Back To The Future in a whole new way. The film will be shown on a big screen,...

03/17/2017: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Movie Under The Guns: Finding Dory

Movie Under The Guns: Finding Dory

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro CA

Bring the entire family on board the Battleship IOWA to see the 2016 computer-animated adventure comedy film Finding Dory.  The 99-minute, PG-rated film, featuring the...

03/17/2017: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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