Events - Jul 18, 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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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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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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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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Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife & Descanso Exhibition

Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife & Descanso Exhibition

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 21-Aug. 19. Descanso's new special exhibit focuses on the relationship between the wildlife and humans who both live in great L.A.,...

05/21/2018 - 08/19/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dinosaurs Around The World Exhibit

Dinosaurs Around The World Exhibit

Discovery Cube LA, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 26-Sept. 3. Dino lovers will be decamping to the Discovery Cube this summer to explore the new "Dinosaurs Around the World"...

05/26/2018 - 09/03/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Becoming Los Angeles Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1-Dec. 31 (closed Nov. 22, Dec. 25). Discover how Los Angeles became Los Angeles. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles...

06/01/2018 - 12/31/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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25¢ a Play: The Art of the Videocade Exhibit

25¢ a Play: The Art of the Videocade Exhibit

Peekaboo Gallery, Pasadena, CA

11 a.m.-7 pm. through July 31. The first exhibit at the newly open Peekaboo Gallery salutes classic coin-op video arcade games and pinball machines of...

06/05/2018 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Incredibles 2 At The El Capitan

Incredibles 2 At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m., 1:10 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and (Fri.-Sat) 10:30 p.m. June 14-July 29. The incredible has finally happened! The long-awaited Incredibles sequel has...

06/14/2018 - 07/29/2018: 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Fairies vs. Trolls at the South Coast Botanic Garden

Fairies vs. Trolls at the South Coast Botanic Garden

South Coast Botanic Garden, Palos Verdes, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15-Aug. 31. This summer you can team up with the magical creatures who inhabit the beautiful Botanic Gardens. Join Team Fairies...

06/15/2018 - 08/31/2018: 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Electric Ocean at SeaWorld

Electric Ocean at SeaWorld

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. June 16-July 31. Electric Ocean will again light up the night at SeaWorld this summer combining the cool glow of bioluminescent lighting with...

06/16/2018 - 07/31/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Bruce W. Talamon: Soul, R&B, and Funk Photographs 1972–1982 Exhibit

Bruce W. Talamon: Soul, R&B, and Funk Photographs 1972–1982 Exhibit

Grammy Museum, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 23-Aug. 1. This exhibition showcases a period in musical history as seen through the eyes of...

06/23/2018 - 08/01/2018: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

Downtown Laguna, Laguna Beach, CA

noon-11:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. July 5-Sept. 1. This widely acclaimed juried fine arts show spotlights the work of 140 talented Southern California’s...

07/05/2018 - 09/01/2018: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Pageant Of The Masters

Pageant Of The Masters

Festival of Arts, Laguna Beach, CA

8:30-10 p.m. July 7-Sept 1. One of the annual highlights of Laguna Beach's Festival of Arts, the Pageant of the Masters has been amazing audiences...

07/07/2018 - 09/01/2018: 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Resilient Women: The Art of Daggi Wallace Exhibit

Resilient Women: The Art of Daggi Wallace Exhibit

Soiland Humanities Center, Thousand Oaks, CA

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat. June 18-Aug. 9. This exhibition is a compilation of Dagii Wallace's most recent work including an exploration of water, a focus...

07/18/2018: 8:00 am - 8:00 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...

07/18/2018: 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...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 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...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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...

07/18/2018: 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,...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011 Exhibition

Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011 Exhibition

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues–Fri. Sun. 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sat. June 26-October 21. Fashion photography's primary function is as advertising, but it can also be great...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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In Focus: Expressions Exhibition

In Focus: Expressions Exhibition

Getty Center, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues–Fri. Sun. 10 a.m.–9 p.m. Sat. May 22-October 7.  The human face has long been a central elements of art - from...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Satoyama: Evolving with the Forest Photography Exhibition

Satoyama: Evolving with the Forest Photography Exhibition

Japan House Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. June 21-July 29. Considered the photo equivalent of “Jiro Dreams of Sushi," the heralded “Satoyama: Evolving with...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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The Autry's Imagined West Studios

The Autry's Imagined West Studios

The Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. This interactive installation is all about sparking children's imagination. Designed and built by artist Mac Maker, Imagined...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Tues., Fri., 10 a.m., 8 p.m. Wed.; 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Thur.; 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. Sun. July...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 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...

07/18/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Bookworms

Bookworms

LA County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia, CA

10:30-11 a.m. July 7, 11, 18, 28. Come explore the Arboretum Library and the great story trees! Enjoy stories and a take-home craft revolving around...

07/18/2018: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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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

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!...

07/18/2018: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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The Autry's Drop-In Summer Fun

The Autry's Drop-In Summer Fun

The Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 19-Aug. 3. The Autry ups the fun levels during the summer. There will be scavenger hunts, dress-up photo booths, native plant...

07/18/2018: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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James and the Giant Peach Jr.

James and the Giant Peach Jr.

California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

7 p.m. July 6; 2 p.m. July 7, 21; 11 a.m. July 11-12, 18-20; 11 a.m., 7 p.m. July 13. CSUN's Teenage Drama Workshop presents a...

07/18/2018: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Katherine Gray: As Clear as the Experience Exhibition

Katherine Gray: As Clear as the Experience Exhibition

Craft and Folk Art Museum, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May 27-Sept. 9. The L.A.-based Katherine Gray makes art of glass. She is known for pairing her...

07/18/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Mary Poppins Jr.

Mary Poppins Jr.

California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

7 p.m. July 11; 11 a.m. July 12, 18-20; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. July 14. Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this...

07/18/2018: 11:00 am - 8:30 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...

07/18/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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OC Fair

OC Fair

OC Fair, Costa Mesa, CA

noon-midnight Wed.-Fri., 11 a.m.-midnight. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mondays and Tuesdays) July 13–Aug. 12. The 128th OC Fair comes packed with goodness. Here are some of the...

07/18/2018: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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The Lakes Kids Club

The Lakes Kids Club

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

11 a.m.-noon July 11, 18, 25. Stoil will supply some summertime magic on July 11. You will be entertained by Kiddle Karoo's kooky, colorful puppet...

07/18/2018: 11:00 am - 12:00 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...

07/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

Line & Color: The Nature of Ellsworth Kelly Exhibit

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. June 1-Oct. 29. This exhibition showcases how the modernist painter Ellsworth Kelly...

07/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Pop Sequentialism: The Art of Comics

Pop Sequentialism: The Art of Comics

Gallery 30 South, Pasadena, CA

Few art forms have gone as unchanged and relatively unrespected for as long as sequential art, and yet none has had as tremendous an impact...

07/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Santa Monica: A Look Back to 1902 from Today Exhibition

Santa Monica: A Look Back to 1902 from Today Exhibition

Santa Monica History Museum, Santa Monica, CA

noon-8 p.m. Tues., Thur., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed., Fri., Sat. May 18-July 21. What did Santa Monica look like in 1902? As a child, local...

07/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths Exhibition

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Westwood, CA

noon-8 p.m. Wed., noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. June 2-Dec. 30. Organized by the Fowler, this exhibit holds over 225 works of art, including all sorts of...

07/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Crown: Imaging a Royal World Exhibition

The Crown: Imaging a Royal World Exhibition

The Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. May 12-July 29. The free multimedia exhibit showcases costumes, photography, art pieces and other items from season 2 of the Netflix period...

07/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 1-Sept. 1. Explore the amazingly creative mind of Jim Henson in this comprehensive exhibit that features his...

07/18/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Downtown Culver City’s "SummerTini Tasting"

Downtown Culver City’s "SummerTini Tasting"

Downtown Culver City, Culver City, CA

Here's a fun, spirited way to explore Downtown Culver City. This evening, pick up a "passport" and visit the participating businesses (they will be the...

07/18/2018: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Kids Club at the Commons

Kids Club at the Commons

The Commons at Calabasas, Calabasas, CA

6-7 p.m. July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Camp out under the stars with Girl Scout Campfire Cathy and enjoy her interactive musical show (July...

07/18/2018: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Parents' Workshop: "How to Tell and What to Say to Kids About Drugs"

Parents' Workshop: "How to Tell and What to Say to Kids About Drugs"

Downstairs Auditorium, Church of Scientology, L.A., CA

Drug Free World Los Angeles Presents “How to Tell and What to Say: What Every Parent and Teacher Should Know About Drugs” It’s a parent’s...

07/18/2018: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Summer Music Series at the Point

Summer Music Series at the Point

The Point, El Segundo, CA

6:30-8:30 p.m. July 18-Aug. 29. A wide of range of rockin' group will be playing the Point on Wednesday evenings this summer. Trip back to...

07/18/2018: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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ISCLA's A Midsummer Night's Dream

ISCLA's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Old Zoo Stage, Griffith Park, L.A., CA

7 p.m. June 30-July 22. Wed.-Sun. (no show July 4). The Independent Shakespeare Company serve up amusing enchantments in this summer production. Strange creatures, fleeing...

07/18/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Schabarum Park, Rowland Heights, CA

In this merry romantic farce, the blustery Sir John Falstaff attempts to woo two women, in order to resolve his money woes. Naturally, things don't...

07/18/2018: 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

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