Events - Feb 4, 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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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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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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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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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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Lunar New Year Celebration           

Lunar New Year Celebration           

Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Jan. 26-Feb. 18. California Adventure will throw its biggest Lunar New Year party ever with 24 days of celebrating the arrival of the...

01/26/2018 - 02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27-May 13. The first North American traveling exhibit for children inspired by Eric Carle's art, this play-and-learn experience takes visitors into...

01/27/2018 - 05/13/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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“This Is Hunger” Free National Exhibit

“This Is Hunger” Free National Exhibit

Temple Ramat Zion, Northridge, CA

Come on a compelling journey, one that draws you into the lives of everyday Americans – and deepens your awareness about who struggles with hunger...

02/01/2018 - 02/04/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Disney’s Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs At The El Capitan Theatre

Disney’s Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs At The El Capitan Theatre

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Feb 2-7. Did you know that Snow White is not only the first full-length Disney film but...

02/02/2018 - 02/07/2018: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Monterey Park's Lunar New Year Festival

Monterey Park's Lunar New Year Festival

Downtown Monterey Park, Monterey Park, CA

10 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 3 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 4. This annual festival features five blocks of entertainment, food, family activities and vendors. The traditional...

02/03/2018 - 02/04/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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The Porsche Effect Exhibit

The Porsche Effect Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 3-Jan. 27, 2019. The Petersen Automotive Museum's new exhibit "The Porsche Effect" celebrates the worldwide impact of the car company's legendary...

02/03/2018 - 01/27/2019: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Kidspace Pop-Up Program: Physics of Sports

Kidspace Pop-Up Program: Physics of Sports

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 3-4. Science and sports team up at Kidspace's Physics Forest this weekend. Find out how a ball flies or how a...

02/03/2018 - 02/04/2018: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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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...

02/04/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

02/04/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China Exhibition

Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China Exhibition

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Jan. 23-May 27. This highly interactive exhibit presents the lives of four Chinese children in...

02/04/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, LA County

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improve games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super...

02/04/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Knott’s Peanuts Celebration

Knott’s Peanuts Celebration

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17-18, 24; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 25; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 11. There's a...

02/04/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Support for Parents Group Meeting

The Baila Baila Studio, Santa Monica, CA

Join a group of caring dedicated parents to discuss the wonderful and often challenging topic of parenting. Facilitated by Laurie Storlie, the group creates a...

02/04/2018: 10:30 am - 11:45 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...

02/04/2018: 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...

02/04/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 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...

02/04/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Family Flicks Film Series: Bugsy Malone

Family Flicks Film Series: Bugsy Malone

Hammer Museum, Westwood, CA

This 1976 film qualifies as one of the weirdest gangster films as well as one of the oddest children's films. Director Alan Parker fashioned a...

02/04/2018: 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

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Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

Argyros Stage, South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, CA

7 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 26-Feb. 11 (no 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. show on...

02/04/2018: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Kids Challah Bake

Kids Challah Bake

The Majestic, L.A., CA

Join hundreds of SoCal kids for a day that's ‘loaves’ of fun as everyone rolls up their sleeves together to bake challah. Children will learn...

02/04/2018: 11:00 am - 1:00 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!

02/04/2018: 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...

02/04/2018: 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...

02/04/2018: 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...

02/04/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

Morgan-Wixson Theate, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. Feb. 3-18. Hop on over to the Morgan-Wixson Theater and enjoy its award-winning Youth Education Series's darling adaptation of Margery Williams' classic...

02/04/2018: 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 using bright-colored walls and lively...

02/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Gonzalez Family Performance on Olvera St.

Gonzalez Family Performance on Olvera St.

El Pueblo Historical Monument, L.A., CA

Anthony Gonzalez, the voice of Miguel in Disney/Pixar's COCO, and his family invite you to El Pueblo Historical Monument, the home of La Placita Olvera for an afternoon...

02/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Moms Do Pilates: Post-Baby Body & How To Restore Strength Through Pilates

Moms Do Pilates: Post-Baby Body & How To Restore Strength Through Pilates

360 Fit, Los Angeles, Ca

The postpartum body is one that is undergoing an immense amount of change and healing. Often new mothers feel like they are in a completely...

02/04/2018: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: Painted in México

Andell Family Sundays: Painted in México

LACMA, L.A., CA

Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. At this month's art workshops, youngsters can make their own art inspired by the spectacular paintings in the exhibition "Painted...

02/04/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 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...

02/04/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 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...

02/04/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

Oh Freedom! The Story of the Underground Railroad

Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

1 p.m., 4 p.m. Feb. 3, 10, 1 p.m. Feb. 4. Based on historical events, Peter Manos' "play with music" tells the story of the...

02/04/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Topsy Turvy: A Mini Musical

Topsy Turvy: A Mini Musical

Vitellos, Studio City, CA

Turning your imagination upside down at this new Family Brunch Theater production. When the descendants of the villains and royalty in Fairy Tale Land end...

02/04/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest collection on the West Coast, containing over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of...

02/04/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 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...

02/04/2018: 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 4 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Jan. 23-Feb. 25. Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera has just gotten kookier....

02/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Salt Marsh Open House

Salt Marsh Open House

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

Spend some time soaking in the sights, sounds and splendor of the Cabrillo Beach’s Salinas de San Pedro wetlands environs. CMA Educators and volunteers will...

02/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Seussical the Musical

Seussical the Musical

Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, CA

7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3; 2 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4. Get ready for some tongue-twisting, mind-bending whimsy as your favorite Dr. Seuss creations...

02/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Stories in the Afternoon

Stories in the Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Feb. 4, 25. Hector the dog loves collecting acorns but his classmates make fun of him. This book reveals how his classmates learn...

02/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Rosa Parks Day

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Rosa Parks Day

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Today marks the anniversary of Rosa Parks' birth. In the Zimmer's Art Studio today, you can join the Museum in honoring and celebrating her bravery...

02/04/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Death of Sherlock Holmes

The Death of Sherlock Holmes

Lifehouse Theatre, Redlands, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 p.m. Jan. 27-Feb. 11. Is this the end of the world's greatest detective? Find out in...

02/04/2018: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

20 years after the publication of Beverly Daniel Tatum’s best-selling book Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, this landmark look...

02/04/2018: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963

The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963

The Hudson Backstage THeatre, Los Angeles, CA

This play tells the story about a family who decides to a take a trip from Flint, Michigan to the heart of the south, Birmingham,...

02/04/2018: 8:00 pm

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