Events - Apr 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.

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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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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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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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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KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit

California Science Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24-Jan. 6. Celebrating the centennial of the discovery of King Tut's tomb, this immersive exhibition (presented by the Egyptian Ministry of...

03/24/2018 - 01/06/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pandas in IMAX

Pandas in IMAX

California Science Center, L.A., CA

times vary April 6-Sept. 3. The filmmakers from the acclaimed IMAX documentaries Born to Be Wild and Island of Lemurs: Madagascar take audiences on an exciting and educational new...

04/06/2018 - 09/03/2018: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Pixar Fest

Pixar Fest

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, April 13-Sept. 3. Disneyland and California Adventure will be pixilated by all this things Pixar this spring and summer. Disneyland presents a new...

04/13/2018 - 09/03/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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SCV Kids Consignment event

SCV Kids Consignment event

Former Rite Aid, Castaic, CA

Find everything you need for your kids at a fraction of the cost. 550 families are contributing over 80,000 amazing new and gently-used items - you’ll...

04/19/2018 - 04/22/2018: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Disney On Ice presents Frozen

Disney On Ice presents Frozen

Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. April 19-20, 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. April 21-22. Where better to experience the story of Disney’s Frozen than on ice! Featuring...

04/19/2018 - 04/22/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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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...

04/20/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World Exhibit

Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World Exhibit

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., Sun., 10 a.m-9 p.m. March 27– Sept. 9. This exhibition is the first to provide a comprehensive examination of Egypt’s interactions...

04/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Build-A-Bear Store Opening: 20-Bear Giveaway & Local Donation

Build-A-Bear Store Opening: 20-Bear Giveaway & Local Donation

Build-A-Bear Workshop at Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos, California

Build-A-Bear Workshop is celebrating the re-opening of its remodeled store at Los Cerritos Center in Cerritos, California by offering one free Lil’ Brownie Cub™ teddy...

04/20/2018: 10:00 am - 9:00 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...

04/20/2018: 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...

04/20/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 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...

04/20/2018: 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,...

04/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

The VOID and ILMxLAB's Hyper-Reality VR Experience

Glendale Galleria, Glendale, CA

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will transport guests deep into the Star Wars universe allowing them to walk freely and untethered on an interactive...

04/20/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan Exhibit

City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan 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. March 25–July 15. This exhibit presents recent findings from Mexican national and...

04/20/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life

David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 15-July 29. As its title suggests, this exhibit is made up almost...

04/20/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kids Club at Janss Marketplace

Kids Club at Janss Marketplace

Janus Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

11 a.m.-noon April 6, 13, 20.  On April 6, puppeteer Joe Selph will dazzle his audience with zany and magical puppets. Be ready to be...

04/20/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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SCCM's Hello Spring! Party

SCCM's Hello Spring! Party

Southern California Children’sMuseum, Pasadena, CA

  With all of its blooming flowers, growing vegetables, interesting insects, and radical rainbows, the season of spring is a very fun and colorful time...

04/20/2018: 11:00 am - 1:00 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...

04/20/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Toddler Storytime

Toddler Storytime

South Pasadena Public Library, South Pasadena, CA

On Friday mornings, children’s librarians read age-appropriate stories, play music, and share fingerplays, songs, flannelboard stories, and book-related videos with children in a group setting....

04/20/2018: 11:00 am - 11:20 am

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Story Time at the Fowler Museum

Story Time at the Fowler Museum

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

Celebrate Arbor Day at the Fowler Museum! Enjoy an interactive storytelling experience in the exhibition Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives. Children of all ages are...

04/20/2018: 11:30 am - 12:15 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...

04/20/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas

Burbank Blvd at I-5 Freeway, Burbank, CA

7:30 p.m. April 19-20; 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 21, 28, May 5; noon, 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. April 22, 29, May 6;...

04/20/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:30 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...

04/20/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Love, Liza: The Exhibit

Love, Liza: The Exhibit

The Paley Center For Media, Beverly Hills, CA

Organized by Profiles in History, this exhibit showcases the legendary career of one the world’s greatest performers. Visitors can view memorabilia from Liza’s iconic parents,...

04/20/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Museum of Selfies

The Museum of Selfies

The Museum of Selfies, Glendale, CA

noon-8 p.m. Tues.-Thur., Sun.; noon-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat.. April 1-May 31. This interactive pop-up museum explores the history and cultural phenomenon of the selfie, which actually...

04/20/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Encino Spring Carnival

Encino Spring Carnival

St. Cyril’s School and Parish, Encino , CA

5-1o:30 p.m. April 20, 12:30-10:30 p.m. April 21. This annual fundraising and community-building event presents an amusing array of rides, games, entertainment, food and live...

04/20/2018 - 04/21/2018: 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Keep The Change Movie Screenings

Keep The Change Movie Screenings

Laemmle Royal, Los Angeles ,

Rachel Israel’s charming romantic comedy (about two adults on the autism spectrum who strike up an unlikely and transformative relationship) is having a limited run...

04/20/2018 - 04/26/2018: 1:00 pm - 11:45 pm

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Shen Yun

Shen Yun

Long Beach Terrace Theater, Long Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. April 20, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 21, 1 p.m. April 22. A Shen Yun production is a stage spectacular that combines ancient...

04/20/2018 - 04/22/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach, CA

8 p.m. April 6-7, 13, 19-20; 1 p.m. April 8, 22; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. April 14, 21; 1 p.m., 6 p.m. April 15. Musical...

04/20/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada, CA

8 p.m. April 20-21, 27; 2 p.m. April 22, 29; 7:30 p.m. April 25-26; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. April 28. McCoy Rigby Entertainment brings this...

04/20/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Sister Act

Sister Act

Westchester Playhouse, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. March 16-April 21. The Kentwood Players presents this spirited musical comedy that is based on the hit 1992 movie starring...

04/20/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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

7:30 p.m. Thur., 8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. April 20-29. Victor Hugo’s classic novel comes to life in this...

04/20/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Tot Shabbat

Congregation Tikvat Jacob, Manhattan Beach, California

Tot Shabbat is a special Shabbat service designed for children ages 2-6. It includes songs, stories, music, and the traditional Jewish blessings geared to families...

04/20/2018: 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

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Orchesis Dance Company Presents Beyond Imagination

Orchesis Dance Company Presents Beyond Imagination

Arcadia Performing Arts Center, Arcadia, CA

The Arcadia High School Orchesis Dance Company presents its 2018 spring production, “Beyond Imagination.” From contemporary to hip-hop, bollywood to jazz, this show is packed...

04/20/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Hansel and Gretel: An opera by Engelbert Humperdinck

Hansel and Gretel: An opera by Engelbert Humperdinck

Preus-Brandt Forum, Thousand Oaks, CA

This operatic masterpiece, an imaginative retelling of the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale, is a feast for the eye and ear. The place where witches aren’t...

04/20/2018: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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