Events - Apr 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.

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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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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The Easter Bunny at The Americana at Brand

The Easter Bunny at The Americana at Brand

The Americana at Brand, Glendale , CA

Hop on over and visit the Easter Bunny at the Bunny Bungalow. Families are welcome to make an appointment online, or they can drop in...

03/28/2017 - 04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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The Grove Welcomes The Easter Bunny

The Grove Welcomes The Easter Bunny

The Grove, Los Angeles ,

Come visit the Easter Bunny at the Bunny Bungalow. Families are welcome to make an appointment online, or they can drop in during the Easter...

03/28/2017 - 04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

8 a.m.-9 p.m. April 1-16. Families can go on a foodie adventure in California Adventure this April. The park will serve up a variety of...

04/01/2017 - 04/16/2017: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Bubblefest

Bubblefest

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 1-16. Bubblefest pops up at the Discovery Cube OC for its 21st year. It'll be all about the bubbles, as children...

04/01/2017 - 04/16/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Underwood Family Farms' Easter on the Farm

Underwood Family Farms' Easter on the Farm

Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 1-17. Underwood welcomes in spring and the coming of Easter with a wide selection of seasonal activities. Explore the Easter Storyboard...

04/01/2017 - 04/17/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. April 1, 8-23, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 2-7. You'll be shouting "boy, oh, boysenberry!" at Knott's Berry Farm this month. The annual...

04/01/2017 - 04/23/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Portals Project at Grand Park

Portals Project at Grand Park

Grand Park, Los Angeles, California

8-10 a.m., noon-2 p.m. April 10-23. The Portals Project is an unusual installation set up in a large gold shipping container placed in Grand Park....

04/10/2017 - 04/23/2017: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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At Home Alone + First Aid Workshop

At Home Alone + First Aid Workshop

The Lullaby Lounge, Bellflower, CA

This popular entertaining 4-hr workshop is designed to prepare children to look after themselves during times adult supervision is unavailable. Important skills are learned through...

04/12/2017: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Support Group For Parents of Children With Challenging Behaviors

Support Group For Parents of Children With Challenging Behaviors

Eastern Los Angeles Family Resource Center, Alhambra, CA

Are you struggling to raise a child who has behaviors that are demanding and exhausting? You're not alone. Join with other parents for a time...

04/12/2017: 9:30 am - 11:00 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...

04/12/2017: 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...

04/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Braille Institute Library Youth Discovery Day

Braille Institute Library Youth Discovery Day

Braille Institute Library Services, L.A., CA

In honor of National Library Week, Braille Institute Library Services is hosting this special program for children and families. The day will feature appearances by...

04/12/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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...

04/12/2017: 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,...

04/12/2017: 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...

04/12/2017: 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...

04/12/2017: 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...

04/12/2017: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Music Teacher LA's $20 Music Lessons to Benefit Coeur d'Alene Elementary School

Music Teacher LA's $20 Music Lessons to Benefit Coeur d'Alene Elementary School

All new students who will book their initial private music lesson (piano, voice, violin or guitar) between April 3-15 will get their first lesson for $20....

04/12/2017: All Day

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Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories Exhibit

Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Mon. April 8-Aug. 7. The Huntington honors Octavia Butler, a Pasadena native who became the first African-American woman to win acclaim, and...

04/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

04/12/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Kids Club at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks

Kids Club at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, on the Lawn, Thousand Oaks, CA

This month the Kids Club presents a Spring Zoo With Reptacular and some furry friends on April 5. Be amazed and amused on April 12...

04/12/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Ocean Zone Exhibit

Ocean Zone 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. March 28-Aug. 20. Children can do some oceanic exploration at this interactive exhibit. They...

04/12/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 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...

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

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LA Spring Fair

LA Spring Fair

Whittier Narrows Rec. Park – La Prada Event Plaza, South El Monte, CA

5-10 p.m. Wed.-Thur., 5-11 p.m. Fri., noon-11 p.m. Sat., noon-10 p.m. Sun. (closed Mon.-Tues.). The largest spring festival in Los Angeles County offers 15 acres...

04/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 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...

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

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Into The Woods

Into The Woods

Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, California

8 p.m. Tues-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (and 2 p.m. May 5) April 5-May 14 (no show April 12)....

04/12/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 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...

04/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Easter Bunny Visits The Promenade at Westlake

Easter Bunny Visits The Promenade at Westlake

The Promenade at Westlake, Westlake, CA

The Promenade at Westlake is excited to welcome the Easter Bunny for the perfect photo opportunity at the Bunny Bungalow. Families are welcome to make...

04/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Le Pain Quptidien Cookie Decorating Event

Le Pain Quptidien Cookie Decorating Event

Le Pain Quotidien – BRentwood, Brentwood , CA

In celebration of the Easter holiday, Le Pain Quotidien will be hosting cookie decorating events for kids. Check their website for details.

04/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Social Netiquette/Internet Safety Workshop

Social Netiquette/Internet Safety Workshop

The Lullaby Lounge, Bellflower, CA

In a Kidproof Social Netiquette workshop, students learn to develop and apply proper social etiquette, good citizenship and critical thinking skills to meeting people, sharing...

04/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Lego Club

Lego Club

Altadena Library District, Altadena, CA

3-4:30 p.m. April 11, 18, 25. Lego club is meeting every Tuesday for April 2017 due to the library renovation phase 1. The community room...

04/12/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Middle School ArtsLab

Middle School ArtsLab

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

"Kandinsky, Watercolor and Stencils" is the topic for today's artslab. Inspired by Kandinsky's splatter technique, students can small spray bottles of liquid watercolor and paper...

04/12/2017: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Teen Movie Night

Teen Movie Night

Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA

Join us for a screening and discussion of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, based on the book by Steven Chbosky. Popcorn & pizza will...

04/12/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Author Appearance: Hope Larson

Author Appearance: Hope Larson

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Larson discusses and signs Batgirl Vol. 1: Beyond Burnside (Rebirth). Spinning out of DC Universe: Rebirth comes the newest adventures of Batgirl. New York Times...

04/12/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Los Angeles Asperger Syndrome Parent Support Group

Los Angeles Asperger Syndrome Parent Support Group

Vista del Mar – Outpatient Counseling Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles

This support group is for parents, relatives, guardians and care-givers of people with AS (of any age). Adults with AS, as well as professionals, are...

04/12/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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