Events - Jul 21, 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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Pow! Wow! Long Beach

Pow! Wow! Long Beach

Downtown Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

For the third consecutive year, this week-long urban mural festival celebrates Long Beach’s cultural scene, from hip hop heritage to boundary-pushing museum exhibitions and performing...

07/16/2017 - 07/22/2017: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

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

CSUN Campus Theatre, Nordhoff Hall, Northridge, CA

7 p.m. July 19, 2 p.m. July 20, 11 a.m. July 21. Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world...

07/19/2017 - 07/21/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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10 Minute Play Festival

10 Minute Play Festival

CSUN Little Theatre, Northridge, CA

For the past 20 summers, teens in CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop's playwriting program have generated short scripts that express their deepest convictions, zaniest fantasies, and...

07/20/2017 - 07/21/2017: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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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...

07/21/2017: All Day

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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...

07/21/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

07/21/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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...

07/21/2017: 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...

07/21/2017: 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,...

07/21/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Bob Baker's Marionettes Present The Circus

Bob Baker's Marionettes Present The Circus

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, Los Angeles, California

10:30 a.m. Thurs-Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 30-July 23 (no show July 6). The Circus is coming to town! Not just any circus but the...

07/21/2017: 10:30 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...

07/21/2017: 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...

07/21/2017: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Home: So Different, So Appealing Exhibit

Home: So Different, So Appealing Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 11-Oct. 15. Explore the concept of "home" through the eyes,...

07/21/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

07/21/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Ventura Harbor Village's Seaside Kids Club

Ventura Harbor Village's Seaside Kids Club

Ventura Harbor Village, Ventura, CA

11 a.m.-noon Thur., July 6-Aug. 10. The Seaside Kids Club returns for a second  year at the Ventura Harbor Village waterfront. Each week, kids will immerse...

07/21/2017: 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...

07/21/2017: 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...

07/21/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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OC Fair

OC Fair

OC Fair, Costa Mesa, CA

noon-12 a.m. Wed.-Fri., 11 a.m.-12 a.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mondays and Tuesdays) July 14–Aug. 13. Fair visitor are invited to enjoy "Farm Fresh Fun." The popular...

07/21/2017: 12:00 pm - 11:30 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...

07/21/2017: 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...

07/21/2017: 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...

07/21/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Sun. July 7-23. (no show 2 p.m. July 8, 1 p.m. July 9)....

07/21/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Fred Kavli Theatre. Thousand Oaks Civic Center, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. July 14, 21; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. July 15, 22; 2 p.m., 2 p.m. July 16; 7:30 p.m. July 20; 1 p.m. July...

07/21/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 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...

07/21/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 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,...

07/21/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Seussical

Seussical

Jack Armstrong Theater, Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Torrance, CA

8 p.m. July 21-22, 28-29; 2 p.m. July 23; 7 p.m. July 27. Enter in the wonderful, whimsical world of Dr. Seuss as the Aerospace...

07/21/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Parents Night Out- Movie Night

Parents Night Out- Movie Night

WeVillage Flexible Childcare, Sherman Oaks, CA

Drop the kiddo at WeVillage so you can have a kid-free Date Night. Dinner, movie, popcorn, snacks and FUN for the kids will be provided,...

07/21/2017: 6:00 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...

07/21/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Monterey Park's Summer Movies in the Park

Monterey Park's Summer Movies in the Park

Sequoia Park, Monterey Park, CALIFORNIA

Bring blankets and beach chairs to get comfortable as you watch the Lego Batman Movie on a giant screen. Free popcorn will be provided. Activities...

07/21/2017: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Dockweiler Beach Movie Night

Dockweiler Beach Movie Night

Dockweiler Youth Center, Playa del Rey, CA

8 p.m. July 14, 21, 28. The Department of Beaches and Harbors makes Friday nights Beach Movie Nights. So fill up your picnic baskets with...

07/21/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar

Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival: Julius Caesar

Kingsmen Park, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sun. July 21-23, 27-30, Aug. 4-6. The Kingsmen Shakespeare wraps up its 21st season on a more serious note by doing one of...

07/21/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Seussical

Seussical

Morgan-Wixson Theater, Santa Monica,

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.  June 24-July 29. This fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza has been a hit with audiences since it hit Broadway. Tony winners Lynn Ahrens...

07/21/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Fantasm: Odyssey of Dreams

Fantasm: Odyssey of Dreams

Ford Amphitheatre, L.A., CA

Founded by world renowned choreographer Jillina Carlano, Bellydance Evolution has earned a reputation for the inventive ways that they re-imagine the traditional Middle Eastern dance style of...

07/21/2017: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Old Pasadena Summer Cinema at One Colorado

Old Pasadena Summer Cinema at One Colorado

One Colorado, Pasadena, CA

The summer film series tonight presents Hugo, Martin Scorsese's celebrated 2011 adaptation of Brian Selznick's acclaimed novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Scorcese's visually stunning...

07/21/2017: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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