Events - Jul 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.

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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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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Extreme Mammals: Odd Features. Unusual Creatures Exhibition

Extreme Mammals: Odd Features. Unusual Creatures Exhibition

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 12-Sept. 10. In this exhibition, you can explore the 200-million-year history of mammals, and encounter some quite unusual, rare and strange...

05/12/2017 - 09/10/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20-Feb. 20. This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Adventure's “Summer of Heroes”

California Adventure's “Summer of Heroes”

California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

8 a.m.-9 p.m. May 17-Sept. 10. The epic, immersive “Guardians of the Galaxy–Mission: BREAKOUT!” ride is the big, new attraction at California Adventure, but there...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. This high-flying exhibit salutes Boeing's 100 years in the aerospace world. It features immersive simulations and interactive design challenge...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dinosaurs Unearthed Exhibit

Dinosaurs Unearthed Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. Take a step back to prehistoric times at the Discovery Cube LA. In this immersive exhibit, you will walkl...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Sept. 10. Young doctors-in-training can help out at the McStuffins Toy Hospital E.R., Pet Vet, and Nursery at this Discovery Cube...

05/27/2017 - 09/10/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Reagan Library and Museum will premiere this exhibit that will display...

05/27/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cars 3

Cars 3

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:45 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:45 p.m., 11:10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. June 16-July 30....

06/16/2017 - 07/30/2017: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Pageant Of The Masters

Pageant Of The Masters

Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach, CA

8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. July 7-August 31. One of the annual highlights of Laguna Beach's long-running Festival of Arts is this unusual theater production, which is...

07/07/2017 - 08/31/2017: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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LoveBug & Me Music Demo Class

LoveBug & Me Music Demo Class

Dream Big Children’s Center, Monrovia, California

Come find out why LoveBug & Me Music has been voted the Best Music Program in Los Angeles by Red Tricycle, Mommy Poppins and Hulafrog....

07/12/2017: 12:00 am

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Shakespeare: A Celebration Exhibit

Shakespeare: A Celebration Exhibit

Kwan Fong Art Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. June 9-Sept. 28. In collaboration with London's Bankside Gallery, the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture presents an exhibition celebrating...

07/12/2017: All Day

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Junior Summer Golf Series at The Americana at Brand

Junior Summer Golf Series at The Americana at Brand

Americana at Brand, Glendale, CA

Join Under Armour and The First Tee of Los Angeles for a Junior Summer Golf Series. Instructors from The First Tee will teach children (ages...

07/12/2017: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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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...

07/12/2017: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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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...

07/12/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Let's Play! Drop-In Fun

Let's Play! Drop-In Fun

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri. June 20-July 28. The Autry is offering a unique "play-time" as part of its new "Play" exhibit. Museum visitors can play...

07/12/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

07/12/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Play! Exhibit

Play! Exhibit

The Autry National Center of the American West, L.A., California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 18-Jan. 7. The Autry's latest exhibit is all about "play." Featuring a fun selection of toys,...

07/12/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Let's Play! Drop-in Family Fun

Let's Play! Drop-in Family Fun

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 20-July 28. The Autry is offering a unique "play-time" as part of its new "Play" exhibit. Museum visitors can play games...

07/12/2017: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop Presents "Into the Woods"

CSUN Campus Theatre in Nordhoff Hall, Northridte, CA

11 a.m. July 12, 14, July 19-22, July 13, 18. Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale is...

07/12/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 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...

07/12/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Lakes' Kids Club

The Lakes' Kids Club

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

11 a.m.-noon July 5, 12, 19, 26. This month's Kids Club shows start with a notable performance of Jack and the Beanstalk by the Noteworthy...

07/12/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Future Aleppo Exhibit

Future Aleppo Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon–5 p.m. Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.–Sun. May 23-Aug. 18. This exhibit might be the smallest in L.A. now - it is just one piece...

07/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 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...

07/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. Oct. 29 through Feb. 27. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

07/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Paul Simon: Words & Music Exhibit

Paul Simon: Words & Music Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 27-Sept. 10. (closed Mon. and holidays). Paul Simon has been one of America's preeminent pop songwriters since...

07/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Park at the Skirball

The Park at the Skirball

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 10-Sept. 3. Inspired by the wonderful "Paul Simon: Words & Music" exhibit, this temporary outdoor space offers...

07/12/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Parent Effectiveness Training Course

Parent Effectiveness Training Course

Stephanie R. Bien, LMFT, LPCC, Agoura Hills, CA

In this 8-week class, parents will get tools and tips to communicate in a way that kids can listen-decrease the yelling, finding out about parenting...

07/12/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Born for This: The Musical

Born for This: The Musical

Broad Stage, Santa Monica,

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. July 11-Aug. 6 (previews July 12-19). BeBe and CeCe Winans are among America's top gospel singers. They...

07/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop Presents "The Lion King"g, Jr.

CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop Presents "The Lion King"g, Jr.

CSUN Campus Theatre, Nordhoff Hall, Northridge, CA

7 p.m. July 12-13, 11 a.m., 7 p.m. July 14, 2 p.m., 7 p.m. July 15. Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of...

07/12/2017 - 07/15/2017: 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Santa Monica Aquarium's Seahorse Exhibit

Santa Monica Aquarium's Seahorse Exhibit

Santa Monica Aquarium, Santa Monica, CA

2-6 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 12:30-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Seahorse fans should saddle up and ride over to the Santa Monica Aquarium because those unique little fish (yes,...

07/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Summer Discovery Program: We Tell Stories + reading program

Summer Discovery Program: We Tell Stories + reading program

Culver City Julian Dixon Library, Culver City, CA

2-2:45 p.m. June 21-Aug. 2. We Tell Stories, L.A.’s acclaimed children’s storytelling theater company, celebrates the County of Los Angeles Public Library’s Summer Discovery Program,...

07/12/2017: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Build A House

Build A House

Hill Avenue Branch Library, Pasadena, CA

As part of the Pasadena Library's "Reading By Design" Summer Reading Program, kids can construct, and decorate, their own house out of Popsicle sticks -...

07/12/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Wonderful Wednesday Specials

Wonderful Wednesday Specials

South Pasadena Library, South Pasadena, CA

3 p.m. June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2. The South Pasadena Library present children with a mid-week entertainment. On June 21,...

07/12/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Dino Dig

Dino Dig

Santa Catalina Branch Library, Pasadena, CA

Do you dig Dinosaurs? Then this event, which is part of the Pasadena Library's "Reading By Design" Summer Reading Program, is for you! After digging...

07/12/2017: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Stratford Melrose Campus' Twilight Tour Open House

Stratford Melrose Campus' Twilight Tour Open House

Stratford – Los Angeles Melrose Campus, Los Angeles, CA

Discover a school that inspires children to become tomorrow's creative problem-solvers, innovators, and leaders. Register online at stratfordschools.com/SoCalOH/. Children are welcome too!

07/12/2017: 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Stratford's Altadena Campus' Twilight Tour Open House

Stratford's Altadena Campus' Twilight Tour Open House

Stratford School – Altadena, Altadena, CA

Discover a school that inspires children to become tomorrow's creative problem-solvers, innovators, and leaders. Register online at stratfordschools.com/SoCalOH/. Children are welcome too!

07/12/2017: 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Author Appearance: Javaka Steptoe

Author Appearance: Javaka Steptoe

Studio City Branch Library, Studio City, California

Come meet the author and illustrator Javaka Steptoe, the winner of this year's Caldecott Award for his picture book, "Radiant Child: the Story of Young...

07/12/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Pokémon Tween Club

Pokémon Tween Club

Altadena Library District, Altadena , CA.

Tweens are welcome to join the Pokémon club at the Altadena Library District. Every Tuesday, starting May 9, club members can meet to engage in...

07/12/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Kids Club at Panorama Mall

Kids Club at Panorama Mall

Panorama Mall, Panorama, CA

5:30-6:30 p.m. July 5, 12, 19, 26. Kids can have a "Reptacular" encountering pocket-sized pets on July 5 and be entertained by Alex B's impressive...

07/12/2017: 5:30 pm - 6:30 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...

07/12/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Wolves at Bay

Wolves at Bay

Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA

This campaign create sustainable community programs against bullying. This resource fair will bring information and awareness to our community. Find out how you can volunteer...

07/12/2017: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Free Fertility Seminar

Free Fertility Seminar

Center for Reproductive Health & Gynecology, Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. Sam Najmabadi, the award-winning fertility expert and founder of the Center for Reproductive Health & Gynecology (CRHG) in Beverly Hills, will host a free...

07/12/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 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...

07/12/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Measure For Measure

Measure For Measure

Old Zoo Stage, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA

7 p.m. Wed.-Sun. June 24-July 23. The Independent Shakespeare Company opens its summer season with a dark comedy set in decadent Vienna. Full of surprises...

07/12/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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