Events - Aug 4, 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, Sylmar, 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 walk...

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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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 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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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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Salt & Straw West Hollywood Celebration

Salt & Straw West Hollywood Celebration

Salt & Straw West Hollywood, West Hollywood, CA

Calling all ice cream lovers! Come celebrate the summer with Salt & Straw West Hollywood. The launch of August Farmer’s Market series will feature free...

08/04/2017: All Day

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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...

08/04/2017: All Day

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Free Infant Massage Class for Families

Free Infant Massage Class for Families

Totally Kids, Sun Valley, CA

Join Tina Allen, an internationally respected educator, author and expert in the field of infant and pediatric massage therapy for this free class. Bring your...

08/04/2017 - 08/05/2017: 9:00 am - 4:00 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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,...

08/04/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Lion King Sing-Along

The Lion King Sing-Along

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. Aug. 4-10, 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Aug. 11-20. The El Capitan will be asking "Can...

08/04/2017 - 08/20/2017: 10:00 am - 9:00 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,...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas Meet-And-Greet

Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas Meet-And-Greet

Staples, Burbank, CA

Gabby Douglas, the world famous champion gymnast and 3-time Olympic gold medalist, will be visiting this Staples in Burbank to sign autographs for fans. Douglas...

08/04/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

08/04/2017: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

08/04/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Story Time At The Fowler

Story Time At The Fowler

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

In this interactive story-time, children will be immersed in the traditions and everyday lives of peoples and objects from Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the...

08/04/2017: 11:30 am - 12:30 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 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,...

08/04/2017: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

American Girl Place, L.A., CA

4-5 p.m. Aug. 4, 18. Pull on your wellies and head to American Girl for this special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties, which will take...

08/04/2017: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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CraftNight: Alternative Embroidery Workshop & Pop-up with NO SESSO

CraftNight: Alternative Embroidery Workshop & Pop-up with NO SESSO

Craft & Folk Art Museum, L.A., CA

The L.A. based fashion house NO SESSO hosts a unique and experimental night of embroidery, fashion and music. Learn how to hand embroider flowers using...

08/04/2017: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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JAM Session in the City of San Fernando

JAM Session in the City of San Fernando

San Fernando Recreation Park , San Fernando, CA

6:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 11. As part of the City of San Fernando’s Sizzlin’ Summer Nights series, you can learn some new dance steps at the...

08/04/2017: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Newsies: The Broadway Musical Screening

Newsies: The Broadway Musical Screening

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

7 p.m., 10:25 p.m. Aug. 4-5, 7 p.m. Aug. 6-9. Fathom Events and Disney Theatrical Group will present a special encore screening of this theatrical...

08/04/2017 - 08/09/2017: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Shakespeare By The Sea: Macbeth

Shakespeare By The Sea: Macbeth

Garfield Park, South Pasadena, CA

Come out to Garfield Park to experience Shakespeare by the Sea's free outdoor performance of this always powerful political drama. It is part of the...

08/04/2017: 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...

08/04/2017: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, CA

7:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 6, 19, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 12, 26. George Orwell's sharp satire examines about the corrupting influence of power through the fall...

08/04/2017: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Summer Movies in the Park

Summer Movies in the Park

Barnes Park Pool, Monterey Park, CALIFORNIA

Bring blankets and beach chairs to get comfortable as you watch Finding Dory on a giant screen. Free popcorn will be provided. Activities begin at...

08/04/2017: 7:30 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...

08/04/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Summer Family Films Under the Stars

Summer Family Films Under the Stars

Alta Vista Park, Redondo Beach, CA

There's a retro vibe to Redondo Beach's free Friday night family film lineup. On Aug. 4, it is the 1949 musical Take Me Out To...

08/04/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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