Events - Aug 3, 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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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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Ventura County Fair

Ventura County Fair

Ventura Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA

11 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 2-13. Going on its 142nd year, the Ventura County Fair certainly is “Rooted in Tradition,” as is its 2017 theme. The...

08/02/2017 - 08/13/2017: 11:00 am - 11:00 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...

08/03/2017: All Day

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LA County ValleyCare/UCLA American Red Cross Blood Drive

Los Angeles County Olive View Valley Care, Sylmar, CA

As part of the American Red Cross’ summer blood and platelet donation efforts, Suburban Propane, a proud national sponsor of the Red Cross Blood Services,...

08/03/2017: 7:00 am - 7:00 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...

08/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Kids Club at The Grove

Kids Club at The Grove

The Park at the Grove, L.A., CA

Take a break from the dog days of summer and visit the Grove's Kid Club on Thursday mornings. On Aug. 3, Kids Imagine Nation will...

08/03/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 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...

08/03/2017: 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,...

08/03/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Tyke Hike

Tyke Hike

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance, CA

Youngsters can explore the Preserve with their favorite adult. Listen and look for birds and insects. Strollers are permitted on trails. Please wear close toed...

08/03/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Parents Free Skate

Parents Free Skate

Promenade Ice Chalet, Rolling Hills Estates, CA

The first Thursday of every month is a great time for families to take a spin around the Promenade Ice Chalet but a parent can...

08/03/2017: All Day

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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,...

08/03/2017: 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...

08/03/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Photo reMix L.A.

Photo reMix L.A.

Getty Center, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 3-5, Aug. 10, 12. Join in the Getty's celebration of artist David Hockney's 80th birthday by participating in this drop-in communal...

08/03/2017 - 08/05/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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The Gamble House "Upstairs Downstairs" Tours

The Gamble House "Upstairs Downstairs" Tours

The Gamble House, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., noon-3 p.m. Sun. July 27-Aug. 13. For a limited time this summer, the Gamble House will again open its servants’ quarters...

08/03/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

08/03/2017: 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...

08/03/2017: 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...

08/03/2017: 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...

08/03/2017: 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...

08/03/2017: 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...

08/03/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Ahmanson Theatre, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Aug. 2-Sept. 10. The Tony Award-winning play, adapted by Simon Stephens from...

08/03/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Pierson Playhouse, Pacific Palisades, CA

7 p.m.  July 28, Aug. 3-4; 2 p.m., 5 p.m. July 29, Aug. 5; 2 p.m. July 30, Aug. 6. Theatre Palisades Youth production of...

08/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 9:00 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...

08/03/2017: 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,...

08/03/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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KidCraft

KidCraft

Durant Branch Library, Los Angeles, CA

KidCraft engages the whole family by offering a variety of arts, crafts, performances and other activities. Every month holds different things to do. More details...

08/03/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Pasadena Library's Teen Movie Night

Pasadena Library's Teen Movie Night

Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA

The library hosts a screening and discussion of A Monster Calls, based on the book by Patrick Ness. Popcorn & pizza will be served.  For...

08/03/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Rock the Collection Concert Series

Rock the Collection Concert Series

The Collection at RiverPark, Oxnard, CA

The Collection at RiverPark invites guests to rock out all summer long at its annual concert series. Guests can bring blankets to relax in the...

08/03/2017: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Justin Roberts at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

Justin Roberts at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

Levitt Pavilion Pasadena, Pasdena, CA

Truly one of the “all-stars” of the indie family music scene, Justin Roberts has been creating songs that helps kids navigate the joys and sorrows...

08/03/2017: 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm

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Kids Club at Azalea Regional Shopping Center

Kids Club at Azalea Regional Shopping Center

Azalea Regional Shopping Center, South Gate, CA

5:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Thursday evenings offers entertainment at the Azalea Shopping Center. On Aug. 3, kids can go on a...

08/03/2017: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Descanso's Music on the Main

Descanso's Music on the Main

Descanso Gardens, La Canada-Flintridge, CA

6-7:30 p.m. Thurs. June 15-Aug. 3. Jazz will cool off the warm Thursday nights at Descanso. Featuring a mix of styles and sounds, this summer's...

08/03/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Kids Club at The Promenade

Kids Club at The Promenade

The Promenade at Westlake, Westlake Village, CA

6-7 p.m. Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. The Kids Club gets off to a "hot" start on Aug. 3 with the S.T.E.A.M.Works: The Puppet...

08/03/2017: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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The Autry's Sizzling Summer Nights

The Autry's Sizzling Summer Nights

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

Heat up your Thursday nights with some Latin music and tacos at the Autry’s popular summer series. Starting at 5:30 p.m., you can enjoy tacos...

08/03/2017: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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JAM Session in Newhall

JAM Session in Newhall

Old Town Newhall Library, Newhall, CA

Get into an island groove as Betty Rox leads on an invigorating evening filled with the dance styles of Belize, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, and...

08/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Marina del Rey's Summer Concert Series: Symphonic Thursday

Marina del Rey's Summer Concert Series: Symphonic Thursday

Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey, California

7-9 p.m. July 6, 20, Aug. 3, 17. This is one symphonic experience that calls for flip-flops instead of gowns or tux. On July 6,...

08/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Shakespeare By The Sea: The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare By The Sea: The Taming of the Shrew

Warner Center Park, Woodland Hills, CA

Enjoy all of the bawdy charm as Shakespeare by the Sea performs this classic comedy of the sexes. This free production is part of their...

08/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Old Zoo Stage, Griffith Park, L.A., CA

7 p.m. Wed.-Sun. July 29-Sept. 3. Two Gentlemen of Verona was the Independent Shakespeare Company's first free summer Shakespeare performance back in 2004. They say...

08/03/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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