Events - Apr 19, 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.

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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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...

04/19/2017: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Earth Day LA

Earth Day LA

Grand Park, Los Angeles, California

Stop by Grand Park today and visit this informative Earth Day event, organized with the Music Center and the LADWP. You'll come way with helpful...

04/19/2017: 9:00 am - 2:00 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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,...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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...

04/19/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bookworms

Bookworms

L.A. County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA

10:30-11:30 a.m. April 5, 19, 22, 27. Come explore The Arboretum Library and its great story trees. Listen to some stories about our friend the...

04/19/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 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)....

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 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...

04/19/2017: 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...

04/19/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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CCAN Spring 2017 Workshops: Art in Nature

CCAN Spring 2017 Workshops: Art in Nature

The Westwood Site, L.A., CA

This program uses natural materials to create art-works. Emphasis is based on the elements of art & principles of design featured in nature. The class,...

04/19/2017: 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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Breakin’ News Game Night

Breakin’ News Game Night

Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA

Teens are invited to come play the Breakin’ News Game. It's fast-paced trivia, game show-style fun covering on various topics from the news, politics, or...

04/19/2017: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Build a Car with Dad at the Automobile Driving Museum

Automobile Driving Museum, El Segundo, CA

fodada is hosting a free event for dads & kids (ages 2-12) at the Automobile Driving Museum. They will start off doing a scavenger hunt...

04/19/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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New Parent Night at Boulevard Pediatrics

New Parent Night at Boulevard Pediatrics

Boulevard Pediatrics, Encino,

Expectant and new parents can tour the doctors’ office and meet Dr. Kathy Lalezarzadeh and Dr. Keith Bayan. RSVP required by calling 818-783-3110. This event...

04/19/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Speaker Series: Attorney Valerie Vanaman

The Frostig Center, Pasadena, California

A successful advocate for individuals challenged with disabilities, attorney Valerie Vanaman will discuss current issues in special education during this free forum. For four decades,...

04/19/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Doctor Who Season 10 Premiere

Doctor Who Season 10 Premiere

AMC Century City 15, Los Angeles, CA

7 p.m. April 17, 19. Experience the start of Season 10, which marks the final chapter of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. This program...

04/19/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Free Family Financial Forum: Building a Brighter Future for Gen-X

Free Family Financial Forum: Building a Brighter Future for Gen-X

Woodland Hills Financial Center, Woodland Hills, CA

For those in their 30s to early 50s, this is the most critical time to plan, and execute, for a brighter and more secure financial...

04/19/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue

Valley Performing Arts Center, Northridge, CA

This vibrant, exciting show captures the sounds and sight of Bollywood and India. The production incorporates film, music and dance into a dazzling performance that...

04/19/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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