Events - Feb 9, 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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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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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Lovelace Studio Theater, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

8 p.m. Feb. 8-9, 2:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 10-11. You are justified to have "great expectations" for this British import. This one-man stage adaptation...

02/08/2018 - 02/11/2018: 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Cirque Eloize's Saloon

Cirque Eloize's Saloon

Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine, CA

8 p.m. Feb. 8-9. Billed as "a musical acrobatic adventure," Cirque Éloize’s newest creation puts the "wild" into the Wild West. Although it's entitled "Saloon,"...

02/08/2018 - 02/09/2018: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Dreamscape Immersive presents "Alien Zoo"

Dreamscape Immersive presents "Alien Zoo"

Westfield Century City, Century City, CA

Dreamscape Immersive presents the public debut of Alien Zoo, a limited, one-month-only engagement immersive experience at Westfield Century City. Located in the Atrium Space in...

02/09/2018: All Day

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APPtastic Adventures - Fun and Educational Apps for Special Education

APPtastic Adventures - Fun and Educational Apps for Special Education

Family Focus Resource Center, Santa Clarita,

In this workshop, Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)  will introduce some wonderful applications that can be used on iDevices for children with special...

02/09/2018: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

FIDM Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Feb. 6-April 7. For the 26th year, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising’s museum honors the imagination and achievement of...

02/09/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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...

02/09/2018: 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...

02/09/2018: 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...

02/09/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Disney’s Lady and the Tramp At The El Capitan

Disney’s Lady and the Tramp At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Feb. 9-14. In honor of Valentine's Day, El Capitan will be screening this classic love story between...

02/09/2018 - 02/14/2018: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Friday Fun

Friday Fun

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance, CA

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...

02/09/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles Exhibit

How Sweet the Sound: Gospel Music in Los Angeles Exhibit

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Feb. 8-Aug. 26. The California African American Museum presents this exhibit which explores Los Angeles' religious history,...

02/09/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tall Ships Visit Channel Islands Harbor

Tall Ships Visit Channel Islands Harbor

Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, California

Visitors will have an opportunity to raise sails, sing sea shanties, and learn about life on tall ships when the Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington...

02/09/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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...

02/09/2018: 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...

02/09/2018: 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...

02/09/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 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...

02/09/2018: 11:00 am - 8:30 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...

02/09/2018: 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...

02/09/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 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...

02/09/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 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...

02/09/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 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...

02/09/2018: 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....

02/09/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 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...

02/09/2018: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Exceptional Kids Organization Valentines Dance

Exceptional Kids Organization Valentines Dance

South Bay Adult School, Redondo Beach, CA

The Exceptional Kids Organization will be serving a free pizza dinner from 6-6:30 p.m., with the dance from 6:30-9 p.m. All dancers ages 14 and...

02/09/2018: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Mardi Gras at Runway Playa Vista

Mardi Gras at Runway Playa Vista

Runway Playa Vista, Playa Vista, CA

Let the Good Times Roll at Runway Playa Vista! Runway throws a Mardi Gras bash! Summon your Krewes and catch some Cajun in Playa Vista....

02/09/2018: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Shark Lagoon Nights

Shark Lagoon Nights

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

6-9 p.m. Fri. Jan. 19-March 9 (except Feb. 2) Spend your Friday nights hanging with the sharks. You can even have the opportunity to touch...

02/09/2018: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Christopher Lloyd Goes "Back to the Future"

Christopher Lloyd Goes "Back to the Future"

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

Great Scott!! Tonight you can return to Back To The Future in a whole new way. The film will be shown on a big screen,...

02/09/2018: 8:00 pm - 11:00 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,...

02/09/2018: 8:00 pm

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