Events - Jan 20, 2018

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.

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on one hand, the impact of ill...

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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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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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Tattoo: An Exhibition

Tattoo: An Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1) Nov. 19-April 15. Did you that the history of tattoos goes back some 5,000 years?...

11/19/2017 - 04/15/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Valley Kids Consignment Sale

Valley Kids Consignment Sale

University Plaz, Northridge, CA

This consignment sales offers many kids items, from newborns through teens. There is baby gear, games, toys, books, shoes, winter coats, swings ride on toys,...

12/08/2017 - 01/25/2018: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9-April 1 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Natural History Museum's elegant Gem and Mineral Hall will be shining more brightly...

12/09/2017 - 04/01/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi At The El Capitan

Star Wars: The Last Jedi At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

9:30 a.m., 1:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 11:50 p.m. Dec. 14-Jan. 28. The Force and more will be at the El Capitan Theatre....

12/14/2017 - 01/28/2018: 9:30 am - 11:50 pm

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Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 16-Oct. 31. Children have longed loved to pretend that they are driving fast cars. Sometimes, kids' toy cars are so cool...

12/16/2017 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Channel Island Harbor, Oxnard, CA

Whale watching season is back. A journey through the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary provides visitors with the unique opportunity to experience...

12/26/2017 - 04/16/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Museum of Illusions

Museum of Illusions

The Museum of Illusions, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-midnight, Jan. 1-March 2. You are not seeing things - there is a Museum of Illusions. Museum-goers becomes full-fledged participants in the paintings created...

01/01/2018 - 03/02/2018: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

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Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Downtown Disney, Anaheim, CA

9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 5-March 6. Experience Star Wars in an exciting new way. ILMxLAB and The VOID have created a revolutionary hyper-reality attraction Star Wars:...

01/05/2018 - 03/06/2018: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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Los Angeles Boat Show

Los Angeles Boat Show

Fairplex, Pomona, CA

noon-8 p.m. Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 19-20, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 21. The L.A. Boat Show docks again at the Fairplex. For outdoor...

01/18/2018 - 01/21/2018: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Torrance Libraries' Science Month!

Torrance Libraries' Science Month!

Torrance Libraries, Torrance, CA

4 p.m. Jan. 18, 19; 1 p.m. Jan. 20. Throughout January, special science-related programs will be held at all the Torrance libraries. "Fire & Ice"...

01/18/2018 - 01/20/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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club l.a. KIDS & TEEN Drum Circle Social

club l.a. KIDS & TEEN Drum Circle Social

The Help Group Autism Center, Sherman Oaks, CA

The Help Group's Kids Like Me Program will be hosting 2 separate Drum Circle sessions for kids (ages 5-12) and teens (ages 13-18) with ASD...

01/20/2018: 12:00 am

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Spanish & Flamenco Music & Dance Program

Spanish & Flamenco Music & Dance Program

Weaver Library, South Gate, CA

Weaver Library hosts a performing arts program of Spanish and flamenco music and dance for children (5 years and older) and their entire families. Susana...

01/20/2018: 12:00 am

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Disneyland Teen Leadership Trip

Disneyland Teen Leadership Trip

Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

Unlike any other leadership training, Disney cast members will present team-building activities utilizing Disneyland. Don't worry, you will still have time to enjoy the park!...

01/20/2018: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Aquarium of the Pacific's Underwater Parks Day

Aquarium of the Pacific's Underwater Parks Day

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

Besides getting to see all the marine creatures at the Aquarium today, you will be able to learn more about their native habitats - specifically...

01/20/2018: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool Open House

Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool Open House

Brentwood Presbyterian Church Preschool, L.A., CA

At this Open House, you can take a tour of the school and meet its teachers and Director! Breakfast is included. RSVP by January 15,...

01/20/2018: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Guided Nature Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve

Guided Nature Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve

White Point Nature Preserve, San Pedro, CA

On this Naturalist-guided hike, you can enjoy coastal views and learn more about the plants, animals, restoration area and more Preserve information. Meet at the...

01/20/2018: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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CSArts-San Gabriel Valley Preview Day

Performing Arts Center SGV, Duarte, CA

Students, who are passionate about the arts, are invited to attend a special Preview Day to learn about the California School of the Arts - San...

01/20/2018: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

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DADurday! Playdate + Photoshoot

DADurday! Playdate + Photoshoot

The Play Destination, Agoura Hills, California

Dads Unite! Journey to The Play Destination for a fun-filled Dad and Me playdate, which includes fun arts and crafts, music and games. There will...

01/20/2018: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Let's Play in Spanish Preschool Open House

Let's Play in Spanish Preschool Open House

Let’s Play in Spanish, Covina, CA

Let's Play in Spanish - an award-winning Bay Area Spanish Immersion Preschool - has just opened a new location in Covina and enrollment is still...

01/20/2018: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

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The Huntington's Culinary Workshop

The Huntington's Culinary Workshop

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens., San Marino, California

Young chefs should make a date to attend this culinary workshop. Chef Ernest Miller is explore the world's oldest cultivated fruit - the date. Dates...

01/20/2018: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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30-Minute Beach Cleanup
 and Polar Splash

30-Minute Beach Cleanup
 and Polar Splash

Granada Beach, Long Beach, CA

Since 1999, Justin Rudd and his Community Action Team (CAT) have done monthly gathering to clear the sands of debris, trash and rubbish. For the...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Batman ‘66 exhibit

Batman ‘66 exhibit

The Hollywood Museum, The Max Factor Building, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.– Sun. Jan. 12-March 24. The Hollywood Museum has an exhibit with real "bang!, pow!!" Its Batman exhibit salutes the ever-popular TV...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ben Franklin's "Electric" Birthday Celebration

Ben Franklin's "Electric" Birthday Celebration

International Printing Museum, Torrance, CA

Looking for a way to celebrate Ben Franklin's 312th birthday? Why not join the party at the International Printing Museum? Old Ben himself will be...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18-March 15. An homage to the late legendary Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, this exhibit features 50 Sunday and daily football-themed...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Movies at The PACC presents "Wizard of Oz"

Movies at The PACC presents "Wizard of Oz"

Oxnard Performing Arts Center, Oxnard, CA

Judy Garland as "Dorothy" impressionist Elaine Horn will perform "Lollypops From Munchkinland" and pose for photos before the screening of the classic film. There will also...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Rainforest Adventure Exhibit

Rainforest Adventure Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Get lost in an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests. Guests can pretend to be research assistants - complete with costumes, binoculars,...

01/20/2018 - 09/09/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Retro City Festival

Retro City Festival

Fairplex, Pomona, CA

10 a.m. Jan. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 21. Dedicated to the history of video gaming, this annual celebration showcases the largest selection of retro...

01/20/2018 - 01/21/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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The All American Collector's Show

The All American Collector's Show

Glendale Civic Auditorium, Glendale, CA

Explore a treasure trove of vintage toys, advertising signs, dolls, movie items and other pieces of Americana memorabilia. This show, the largest show of its...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Touch-A-Truck

Touch-A-Truck

Malibu Public Library, Malibu, CA

The Community Services Department and the Malibu Library proudly present this special event where children can see, touch, explore, and honk the horns of their...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Zooga South Bay One Year Celebration

Zooga South Bay One Year Celebration

Zooga Yoga South Bay, Redondo Beach, CA

To celebrate its first anniversary, Zooga Yoga South Bay will be offering free class demos, author reading and book signing, free samples (Love Grown, Honest...

01/20/2018: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's Fun Adventure!

A Faery Hunt's Fun Adventure!

Los Encinos State Historic Park, Encino, CA

A Faery Hunt interactive performance is designed to inspire creativity, imagination and fun in children and adults alike. You'll go on a gentle quest through...

01/20/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Andrew & Polly Mini-Concert

Children’s Book World, West L.A., CA

Andrew (who is a film composer) and Polly (who creates music and sound design for commercials) together write and perform friendly, engaging music for children...

01/20/2018: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy 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. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Biomythography: Currency Exchange Exhibit

Biomythography: Currency Exchange Exhibit

William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Nov. 16-Feb. 1. This exhibition, curated by Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley, investigates multiple forms of currency...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Dec. 9-March 18. This is not your grandmother’s quilt show! This juried exhibition features artwork spotlighting the best contemporary artists that...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center, L.A., CA

On Oct. 11, the California Science Center will unveil the hi-tech updates in its IMAX Theater. Audiences will see improvements in both the sound and...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pan for Gold! at The Autry

Pan for Gold! at The Autry

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

Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Stories of Almost Everyone Exhibit

Stories of Almost Everyone Exhibit

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mon.) Jan. 28-May 6. This group exhibition spotlights the work of more than 40 international artists...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Nov. 10-April 9 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit provides...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Enchanted Nightingale

The Enchanted Nightingale

Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. Jan. 13-March 18. Audiences will take a trip to ancient China in this magical tale, written by Lori Marshall and Joseph Leo...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Toyota Symphonies For Youth

Toyota Symphonies For Youth

Walt Disney Concert Hall, L.A., CA

11 a.m. Jan. 13, 20. Families can experience "The Magic of Dvořák" at this month's program when the L.A. Philharmonic will perform Antonín Dvořák’s sensational...

01/20/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Ana Serrano: Homegrown Exhibition

Ana Serrano: Homegrown Exhibition

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Jan. 21-June 3. Museum guests can explore an immersive “garden” containing Ana Serrano's art. The Mexican-American artist uses bright-colored walls and lively...

01/20/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Sept. 10-Jan. 28. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) presents this exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art...

01/20/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 14-April 29. Annie Oakley is returning to the Santa Monica Playhouse! In this heart-warming rhythm and boos musical...

01/20/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Santa Monica Pier Aquarium's Underwater Parks Day

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium's Underwater Parks Day

Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Santa Monica, CA

Dive into the underwater marine world of Southern California without getting wet! Join the Aquarium in celebrating the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), also known as...

01/20/2018: 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Autry's Drop-in Garden Activities: Language, a Reflection of Environment

Autry's Drop-in Garden Activities: Language, a Reflection of Environment

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

If you stop by the Autry's ethnobotanical garden this afternoon, you can find out about some of the connections  between native plants, the environment, and...

01/20/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Disney Live: Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic 

Disney Live: Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic 

Citizen Business Bank Arena, Ontario, CA

1 p.m., 4 p.m. Jan. 20-21. Full with enchanting Disney moments, this show takes audiences into a magical world populated with 25 of your favorite...

01/20/2018 - 01/21/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin

Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 10-March 31. That Disney magic is in full effect in the...

01/20/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Drop in Garden Activity: Language, a Reflection of Environment

Drop in Garden Activity: Language, a Reflection of Environment

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

Stop by the Autry's ethnobotanical garden to learn more about the connections and between native plants, the environment, and yourself. Ethnobotanist and language preservationist Richard...

01/20/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Storybook Theatre Presents The Ugly Duckling

Storybook Theatre Presents The Ugly Duckling

Theatre West, Hollywood, CA

1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 14—March 3. Storybook Theatre's fun-filled version of the famous fable has lots of singing, dancing, audience participation…and even a comical ballet....

01/20/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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LUZIA

LUZIA

Dodger Stadium, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat. 1:30 p.m, 5 p.m. Sun. Dec. 8-Feb. 11. With LUZIA, Cirque du Soleil has created a waking...

01/20/2018: 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Animaniacs in Concert!

Animaniacs in Concert!

Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, Santa Clarita, CA

Legendary voice actor Rob Paulsen, who has delighted generations of animation fanatics with his signature roles in “Pinky and the Brain,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,”...

01/20/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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My Father’s Dragon

My Father’s Dragon

Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oask, CA

Puppets, masks, inventive scenic effects and original music are used to bring to life Ruth Stiles Gannett's long loved stories. This tale concerns a compassionate...

01/20/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans

Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger Hunt for Harry Potter Fans

Getty Center, L.A., CA

Follow in the footsteps of young wizards in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and...

01/20/2018: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Kids Night Out at Zooga Yoga

Zooga Yoga South Bay, Redondo Beach, CA

This Kids Nite Out includes Zooga's signature YOGAPLAY® class, games, arts & crafts, stories, music and a movie on a big screen! Pizza, drink and...

01/20/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Monster Energy AMA Supercross

Monster Energy AMA Supercross

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA

6:30 p.m. Jan. 6, 20. Elite Supercross riders will be revving up their engines and roaring around the track at Angel Stadium. This FIM World...

01/20/2018: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Tales of Modern Motherhood

Tales of Modern Motherhood

The Whitefire Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA

After sold-out houses and encore performances at Santa Monica Playhouse and Off-Broadway at United Solo Festival NYC, Tales of Modern Motherhood: This Sh*t Just Got...

01/20/2018: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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