Events - May 11, 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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Wild For The Planet at the Los Angeles Zoo

Wild For The Planet at the Los Angeles Zoo

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21-May 18. From Earth Day Weekend to just before Endangered Species Day, the Zoo spotlights the importance of protecting the environment...

04/21/2018 - 05/18/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Avengers: Infinity War At The El Capitan

Avengers: Infinity War At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

times vary April 26-May 20. A decade in the making, this massive action adventure movie encompasses the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. The PG-13 film, directed...

04/26/2018 - 05/20/2018: 9:30 am - 11:50 pm

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#BrandlessLife Pop-Up with Purpose

#BrandlessLife Pop-Up with Purpose

Brandless Pop-up, L.A., CA

Brandless​, the ecommerce startup, which offers everyday essentials for $3, is hosting a ​Pop-Up with Purpose​. The direct-to-consumer company’s first experiential space will offer an...

05/01/2018 - 05/13/2018: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Bros. Studio Tour's Justice League Exhibit

Warner Brothers Studios, Burbank, CA

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood just got a little more super. That is because of its new exhibit that is all...

05/05/2018 - 12/29/2018: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Circus Vargas

Circus Vargas

Westfield Promenade , Woodland Hills, CA

7:30 p.m. May 10; 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. May 11, 18; 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. May 12, 19; noon, 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m....

05/10/2018 - 05/21/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Play Days Carnival

Play Days Carnival

Barnes Park, Monterey Park, CA

5-10 p.m. May 10, 5 p.m.-12 a.m. May 11. noon-12 a.m. May 12, 1-10 p.m. May 13. Monterey Park is throwing a big, 4-day party...

05/10/2018 - 05/13/2018: 12:00 pm - 10:00 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...

05/11/2018: 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...

05/11/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 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...

05/11/2018: 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...

05/11/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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GOOOOL! The World Cup’s Greatest Moments Exhibition

GOOOOL! The World Cup’s Greatest Moments Exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. May 3-Sept. 16. Fans of futbol (aka soccer) will get a kick out of this exhibit that presents an all-star lineup...

05/11/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 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,...

05/11/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Los Angeles-SFV TACA Coffee Talk

Los Angeles-SFV TACA Coffee Talk

Moore’s Deli, Burbank, CA

Parents of kids with autism, bring your concerns and questions or come to listen and learn. In a moderated, roundtable-style discussion we will address the...

05/11/2018: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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...

05/11/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Bob Baker's The Circus

Bob Baker's The Circus

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m. Fri., 2:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 4-June 10. Unearthed from its archives, Bob Baker brings you the "greatest puppet show on earth!" It premiered...

05/11/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest

Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest

South Pasadena Public Library, South Pasadena, CA

In celebration of National Children’s Book Week, the Library is hosting a bookmark contest. Children and teens are invited to design a bookmark based on...

05/11/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 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...

05/11/2018: 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...

05/11/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library Exhibit

Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. April 21-Sept. 9. Culled from a collection of over 14 million pictures in the Library of Congress, the nearly 500 images...

05/11/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 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....

05/11/2018: 11:00 am - 11:20 am

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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...

05/11/2018: 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...

05/11/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Santa Clarita BBQ & Beer Festival

Santa Clarita BBQ & Beer Festival

Santa Clarita Central Park, Santa Clarita, CA

4-9:30 pm. May 11, noon-8 p.m. May 12. For year 3 of this tasty, tuneful festival there will be family-friendly fun on both Friday and...

05/11/2018 - 05/12/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 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...

05/11/2018: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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School of Rock

School of Rock

Hollywood Pantages, Hollywood, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. May 3-27. Get ready to rock at the Pantages! The popular adaptation...

05/11/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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42nd Street

42nd Street

The Norris Theatre, Rolling Hills Estates, CA

8 p.m. April 27-28, May 4, 11; 2 p.m. April 29, May 6, 13; 2 p.m. 8 p.m. May 5, 12. "Come and meet those...

05/11/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical

Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical

Casa 0101 Theater, Boyle Hts., CA

8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. May 11-June 10. CASA 0101 Theater and TNH (Teatro Nuevos Horizontes) Productions’ critically acclaimed...

05/11/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Play Chalet Scarf Play

Play Chalet Scarf Play

Play Chalet, Granada Hills, CA

Swish. Twist. Float. Twirl. Bounce & Wave - this is a great multi-sensory play experience that children will love.  Scarf play also will help improve...

05/11/2018: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Baking For Mom

Baking For Mom

BLVD Kitchen, Sherman Oaks, CA

Join BLVD Proprietor and award-winning baker Sharon Graves for an afternoon of baking treats for Mom! The day's menu includes making lemon bars, heart-shaped shortbread...

05/11/2018: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Jurassic Park's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Jurassic Park's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

5:30 p.m.-12:40 a.m. May 11, 5 p.m.-midnight May 12. This first-ever themed Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary Celebration, created in partnership with Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, is...

05/11/2018 - 05/12/2018: 5:30 pm - 11:59 pm

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Mother's Day Celebration

Mother's Day Celebration

American Girl Place, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

What could be a better Mother’s Day treat than a special outing with your girl? Together, you’ll savor a delicious meal and make new memories...

05/11/2018: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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