Events - Mar 21, 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.

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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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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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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Genghis Khan: The Exhibition

Genghis Khan: The Exhibition

Reagan Library, Simi Valley, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 16-Aug. 19. While Genghis Khan has an age-old reputation of a conqueror and a barbarian, he also was a law-maker, democratizer, and...

02/16/2018 - 08/19/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

Times vary March 2-April 12. Families can go on a foodie adventure in California Adventure as the park will serve up a menu of celebrated...

03/02/2018 - 04/12/2018: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A.

Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A.

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9-Aug. 18 (closed July 4). How rare is it to see the mural L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective? This marks the...

03/09/2018 - 08/18/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Photos with The Bunny

Photos with The Bunny

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, California

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Photo "hops" with the Easter Bunny on Level 1 of Westfield Topanga between Anthropologie and Williams-Sonoma. More...

03/16/2018 - 03/31/2018: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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The Easter Bunny at Eagle Rock Plaza

The Easter Bunny at Eagle Rock Plaza

Eagle Rock Plaza, Eagle Rock, CA

noon-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. March 16-31. Hop on over to get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny! The photo spot will be...

03/16/2018 - 03/31/2018: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Inside Out Parent Workshop: Fostering Emotional IQ in Your Child with Dr. Vicki Chiang

Inside Out Parent Workshop: Fostering Emotional IQ in Your Child with Dr. Vicki Chiang

Stratford School Altadena, Altadena, California

Join psychologist and parenting expert Dr. Vicki Chiang to learn proven tools that can help your child (and you) better communicate about feelings and cope...

03/21/2018: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 13-Sept. 3. Butterflies are taking flight again at NHMLA! Get up close to beautiful butterflies in its new Butterfly Pavilion. This...

03/21/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Toddler Time

Long Beach Church of Christ, Long Beach, CA

This is a parent-participation program where you will learn and grow with your toddlers through playful stories, silly songs, colorful crafts, and other fun activities....

03/21/2018: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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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...

03/21/2018: 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...

03/21/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. March 17-April 29. Become a butterfly breeder by adopting a Painted Lady Caterpillar from the Busy Bee Learning Store. Take care...

03/21/2018: 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...

03/21/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Congregation Tikvat Jacob's Parent and Me Class

Congregation Tikvat Jacob's Parent and Me Class

Congregation Tikvat Jacob, Manhattan Beach, California

Get together with other parents for songs, discussion, activities, parenting support, and making friends in a warm friendly Jewish environment. Classes are geared to children ages...

03/21/2018: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Easter Bunny Photo Experience

Easter Bunny Photo Experience

Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA

The Bunny Photo Experience runs March 9-31 at Macy’s Women’s Court. Families will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a...

03/21/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 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,...

03/21/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Bookworms

Bookworms

LA County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA

10-11:30 a.m. March 1, 7, 17, 21. Come explore the Arboretum Library and its great story trees! Enjoy plant & nature stories and a take-home...

03/21/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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March Kids Club at The Lakes

March Kids Club at The Lakes

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

11 a.m.-noon March 7, 14, 21, 28. On March 7, children can enjoy an interactive storytime and original songs from Ms. Claire. Arty Loon will...

03/21/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Reptacular Animals Meet and Greet

Miracle Mile Toy Hall, Los Angeles, California

Jungle Jane from Reptacular Animals will be visiting on Wednesday mornings with an animal friend for a special up close meet and greet! A different...

03/21/2018: 11:00 am - 11:40 am

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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...

03/21/2018: 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...

03/21/2018: 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...

03/21/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California Exhibition

Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, & Southern California Exhibition

Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. March 3-Sept. 2. From Buck Rogers to Blade Runner and beyond! This other-worldly exhibit explore the unique history of science fiction in Southern...

03/21/2018: 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...

03/21/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Middle School ArtsLab

Middle School ArtsLab

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

Dutch artists from the 17th century displayed their skill by creating paintings of flowers and plants with great detail. Students will get to examine Jan...

03/21/2018: 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

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Art Workshop

Long Beach Church of Christ, Long Beach, CA

This free program will explore timeless art masterpieces and then help you to make your own! Classes available for Kindergarten through 2nd grade. All materials...

03/21/2018: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Vroman’s Bookstore presents Chelsea Clinton

Vroman’s Bookstore presents Chelsea Clinton

Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

The companion to Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger's #1 New York Times bestseller, She Persisted, this new book is ideal for tiny activists and mini feminists; it's for...

03/21/2018: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Free Synchronized Swim Clinic

Free Synchronized Swim Clinic

Verdugo Aquatic Facility, Burbank, CA

Girls and teens comfortable in the water can try the sport of synchronized swimming at this free class. Coaches will focus on flexibility, technique and...

03/21/2018: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Los Angeles Synchronized Swim Club's Free Synchro Clinic

Los Angeles Synchronized Swim Club's Free Synchro Clinic

Verdugo Aquatic Facility, Burbank, California

The L.A. Synchronized Swim Club has a free clinic for girls and teens to try out this sport in a heated outdoor pool on March...

03/21/2018: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra & US Air Force Band of the Golden West Concert

Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra & US Air Force Band of the Golden West Concert

Pasadena High School Auditorium, Pasadena, Los Angeles

The  is pairing up with Mobility, the popular music ensemble of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, for a free concert where...

03/21/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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