Events - Mar 26, 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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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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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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Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19-Sept. 4. The new Butterfly Pavilion provides more room to view all of the beautiful butterflies. More than 30 species of...

03/19/2017 - 09/04/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Nutrition Fitness Workshop

Nutrition Fitness Workshop

We Rock the Spectrum, Woodland hills Ca

At this free workshop, kids (ages 6-10) will learn exciting information about nutrition and health as well as fun fitness activities. The program is run...

03/21/2017 - 03/28/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Tomatomania!

Tomatomania!

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge CA

9 a.m-3 p.m. March 25-26. No matter how you pronounce it, tomato is the word of the weekend at Descanso Gardens. Get expert growing tips,...

03/25/2017 - 03/26/2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Love That Dog

Love That Dog

The Edye At The Broad Stage, Santa Monica CA

10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. March 25, 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. March 26. The well-known Dutch theater troupe Theatergroep Kwatta has taken Newbery Medal award-winning author...

03/25/2017 - 03/26/2017: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Matzo Ball Run

Matzo Ball Run

Dockweiler Beach, Playa del Rey CA

The 2nd annual Matzo Ball Run, a community event hosted by the local Jewish day school Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, features a 5K run/walk (8...

03/26/2017: 8:00 am - 10:00 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...

03/26/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Caring Bunny Photos at Del Amo Fashion Center

Caring Bunny Photos at Del Amo Fashion Center

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance California

This Caring Bunny event provides a subdued and welcoming environment for children with special needs and their families. Free but please reserve your spot at...

03/26/2017: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

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Rally & Walk for Equality

Rally & Walk for Equality

Pan Pacific Park, Los Angeles CA

Organized by the Feminist Majority, this rally and walk will raise funds and voices in support of equality for women and girls. Supporters will assemble...

03/26/2017: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Bike Smart Safety Program

Bike Smart Safety Program

Beverly Hills Hawthorne Elementary School, Beverly Hills California

Beverly Hills Police Department and the Community Services department offers a Bike Smart Program on the last Saturday and Sunday of each month so kids...

03/26/2017: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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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...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 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,...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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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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...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 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...

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

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Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Nature Walk

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance

On this docent-led walk on the Preserve, families can learn about the history of Madrona Marsh. Listen and look for resident and migrant species visiting...

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

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Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon, Malibu CA/Los Angeles

Families can find out who will see the most birds on this picturesque one-hour walk. The walk's leaders are experienced with kids so please bring...

03/26/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Open House at LA Opera

Open House at LA Opera

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles CA

Angelenos of all ages - from seasoned opera fans to complete newcomers - are encouraged to experience the many different elements that come together to...

03/26/2017: 10:00 am - 6:00 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...

03/26/2017: 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...

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

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Skirball Playdate: Let's Build It!

Skirball Playdate: Let's Build It!

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A. California

Calling all junior architects! Take an adventure around the Skirball campus to learn more about how architects create spaces for us to gather, learn and...

03/26/2017: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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The Animal Museum's Kids Club

The Animal Museum's Kids Club

The Animal Museum, L.A. CA

Young animal lovers will enjoy this Kids Club, whose goal is helping animals. Activities can include films, games, guest speakers and arts and crafts. The...

03/26/2017: 10:30 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...

03/26/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Marzo's Variety Show

Marzo's Variety Show

Zephyr Theatre, L.A. CA

Marzo’s entertainment emporium always presents a talented lineup of fun, family-friendly acts that might include magicians, puppeteers, musicians and storytellers.

03/26/2017: 11:00 am - 12:15 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...

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

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Pop-Up Studio: Kinds' Campaign to Correct History

Pop-Up Studio: Kinds' Campaign to Correct History

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles CA

Participate with other families in reimagining sports team mascots and logos that misrepresent Native American communities. Taking inspiration from the exhibition "Jimmie Durham: At the...

03/26/2017: 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...

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

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The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. March 18-April 2. This Y.E.S. youth theater production fleshes out the life of Flat Stanley into a whimsical musical. The show follows...

03/26/2017: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Adventures in Neverland

Adventures in Neverland

Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica CA

noon-1 p.m. March 11-April 1. Join Peter and Wendy as they embark on all new adventures into Neverland! When Peter returns to Neverland he finds...

03/26/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Author Appearance: K.R. Levin

Author Appearance: K.R. Levin

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena CA

This kids edition of Vroman’s Local Author Day hosts author K.R. Levin, who will present and sign The Kids From Folden. This futuristic YA novel...

03/26/2017: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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César Chávez Family Day

César Chávez Family Day

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles CA

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes invites you to help celebrate the life of this inspirational labor leader. This free, festive birthday party for César...

03/26/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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EC Kids Free Spring Gymnastic Celebration

EC Kids Free Spring Gymnastic Celebration

Leaps N Boundz Community Center, West Los Angeles California

Enjoy the free local bands, fun challenging games & prizes, food and get access to discounts for future classes. All EC-Kids programs focus on teaching...

03/26/2017: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Fashion Mamas Presents: It's A Cool Cool World

Fashion Mamas Presents: It's A Cool Cool World

JIG+SAW, los angeles California

Come check out seven-year-old pop artist phenom Giana's first LA show hosted by Fashion Mamas, the first members-only network for influential mothers who work in...

03/26/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 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...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Andell Family Sundays

Andell Family Sundays

LACMA, L.A. CA

This month's art projects will real enlightening as they are inspired by the armor, prints, and paintings on display in the "Renaissance and Reformation: German...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Autry Explorers: LEGO Adventure

Autry Explorers: LEGO Adventure

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

With countless LEGO® and found objects such as string, boxes, and tape, the Autry and the Santa Clarita Valley Adventure Play team present a pop-up...

03/26/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Carousel

Carousel

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach CA

8 p.m. March 24 (preview), 25, 31, April 6-7; 1 p.m. March 26, April 9; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. April 1, 8; 1 p.m., 6...

03/26/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Kids in the Courtyard: Prints and Patterns

Kids in the Courtyard: Prints and Patterns

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles CA

What does our clothing communicate? Be inspired by the dazzling and colorful prints in the Fowler's exhibition, "African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization,...

03/26/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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LACMA On-Site North Hollywood Workshop: Symbols in Buddhism

LACMA On-Site North Hollywood Workshop: Symbols in Buddhism

Wat Thai Temple of Los Angeles, N. Hollywood CA

The wheel and lotus are common symbols in Buddhist art. Looking at these symbols in ancient ceramics and tiles from LACMA’s collection including Dish with...

03/26/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Sunday Studio

Sunday Studio

MOCA Grand Avenue, L.A. CA

During this drop-in family-oriented art workshop and gallery exploration, you will learn about the exhibit "Kerry James Marshall: Mastry" and look at the vibrant way...

03/26/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Weekend Tidepool Walks

Weekend Tidepool Walks

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro California

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

03/26/2017: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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AYSO Area 1C Spring VIP Jamboree

AYSO Area 1C Spring VIP Jamboree

South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena CA

The Very Important Player (VIP) program is designed to provide a fun and safe soccer experience to individuals with disabilities that prevent them from participating...

03/26/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 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...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

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

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun (no show on Mon.) March 21-April 1. The musical, based on the...

03/26/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Rhythmic Circus

Rhythmic Circus

Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, Glendora CA

Rapid-fire rhythms and dynamite tap dancing ignite Rhythmic Circus’s award-winning Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! This Minneapolis-based troupe not only features extraordinary dancers but they...

03/26/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena CA

2-3 p.m. March 5, 26. Children can use their imaginations to go on some creative adventures during this class. They will listen to a reading...

03/26/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Tangled Fairy Tales II

Tangled Fairy Tales II

Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica CA

2-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 11-April 1. This mini-musical gives a new twist on your favorite stories. When Mulan finds out the evil Warrior has released...

03/26/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Help Group West and The Miracle Project Present “Out of this World”

The Help Group West and The Miracle Project Present “Out of this World”

The Help Group Autism Center, Sherman Oaks CA

The Help Group West and The Miracle Project present "Out of this World," an original musical production performed and created by children and teens with...

03/26/2017: 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...

03/26/2017: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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National Spinach Day!

National Spinach Day!

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A.

The Zimmer is celebrating the healthy and nutritious leafy green spinach! Have a spinach meal at home, then head over to the museum for some...

03/26/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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South Pasadena Little League Challenger Division

South Pasadena Little League Challenger Division

Orange Grove Park, South Pasadena CA

South Pasadena Little League's Challenger Division is always open for kids who have physical or mental challenges and want to play some baseball, make new...

03/26/2017: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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