Events - Jan 28, 2017

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.

"Horses and Dragons" Exhibit

"Horses and Dragons" Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27 through March 31. Why are horses and dragons at the Aquarium? Because they are seahorses and seadragons. You can see...

05/27/2016 - 03/31/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibition

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15 through April 9. Immerse yourself into the fascinating world of Pixar animation. This exhibit features more than 40 interactive components....

10/15/2016 - 04/09/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 22 through April 16. Discover how pop culture can influence technology in this fascinating exhibit. Interactive! has four themed areas -...

10/22/2016 - 04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Holiday Ice Rink at The Lakes

Holiday Ice Rink at The Lakes

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon-Thur., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 11-Jan. 31 (the rink will open at 10 a.m. from...

11/11/2016 - 01/31/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Diamonds: Rare Brilliance Exhibition

Diamonds: Rare Brilliance Exhibition

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 16-March 19 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). A truly dazzling exhibit, "Rare Brilliance" showcases a spectacular selection of colored gems that...

12/16/2016 - 03/19/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Promenade/Topanga-Woodland Hills

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Promenade/Topanga-Woodland Hills

Westfield Promenade, Woodland Hills, California

3-5 p.m., 5:30-8 p.m. 8:30-11 p.m. Dec. 19-Feb. 20. Outdoor ice skating returns to Woodland Hills this winter with the help of the L.A. Kings....

12/19/2016 - 02/20/2017: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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California Adventure's Lunar New Year Celebration

California Adventure's Lunar New Year Celebration

Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 20, 22, 29; 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Jan. 23-26, Jan. 30-31, Feb. 1-2; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 5; 8...

12/20/2016 - 02/05/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: The Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibit

J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: The Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibit

Warner Bros. Studio Tours, Burbank, CA

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood now has some special magical qualities. This new permanent exhibit showcases a cool collection of costumes, props and other movie...

12/27/2016 - 02/28/2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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America’s Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West Exhibit

America’s Shakespeare: The Bard Goes West Exhibit

L.A. Central Library, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. through Feb. 26; 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 31 (closed Jan. 1, Jan. 18, Feb....

12/27/2016 - 02/26/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

various times Jan. 20-June 18. This colorfully lit up parade, featuring many of the classic Disney characters.  was a staple of Disneyland since it began...

01/20/2017 - 06/18/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach,

7:30 p.m. Jan. 27-28, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28, 1 p.m. Jan. 29. Your hearts will soar as you watch Peter Pan and his...

01/27/2017 - 01/29/2017: 12:00 am

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Club 21 Tools for the Journey Conference

Club 21 Tools for the Journey Conference

Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena, CA

Join educators and families for presentations by experts in the field on best practices for educating and supporting students with Down syndrome and other disabilities....

01/27/2017 - 01/28/2017: 9:00 am - 3:45 pm

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The Classic Auto Show

The Classic Auto Show

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 27, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 29. Premiering at the Los Angeles Convention Center, this tribute to...

01/27/2017 - 01/29/2017: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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O’Reilly Grand National Roadster Show

O’Reilly Grand National Roadster Show

Pomona Fairplex, Pomona, CA

noon-8 p.m. Jan. 27 ; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 29. More than 500 show vehicles will be up for awards...

01/27/2017 - 01/29/2017: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Tet Festival 2017 - Presented By UVSA

Tet Festival 2017 - Presented By UVSA

OC Fair & Events, Costa Mesa, California

Join us in celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, learning about Vietnamese culture, enjoying delicious food, and sharing laughter and smiles at the 36th annual UVSA Tet Festival!

01/27/2017 - 01/29/2017: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Bike Smart Safety Program

Bike Smart Safety Program

Beverly Hills Hawthorne Elementary School, Beverly Hills, California

Beverly Hills Police Department and the Community Services department offers a Bike Smart Program on the last Saturday and Sunday of each month so kids...

01/28/2017: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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Encino Run Through The Ages

Encino Run Through The Ages

Woodley Park, Van Nuys, CA

Come out and support local schools at this first annual benefit run. Proceeds from this “run-raiser” will be divided equally between three schools: Hesby Oaks...

01/28/2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Festival of Human Abilities

Festival of Human Abilities

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

This 14th annual event presents a wonderful celebration showcasing the creative spirit of people with disabilities. The weekend-long event features wheelchair dance, signing choirs and...

01/28/2017 - 01/29/2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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ShoWorks On-Camera MultiCam Workshop

Hollywood Casting and Film Studios, Los Angeles, CA

ShoWorks On Camera Multi-Cam Workshop teaches and prepares young actors to work on a professional multi-camera television set. The focus of this course, however, is...

01/28/2017: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Children's Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting

Children's Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

Artist Peifang Liang will instruct children in the ways of Chinese brush painting. The Huntington's Chinese garden will serve as inspiration as the kids explore...

01/28/2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Bricks LA

Bricks LA

Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, California

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 29. Come share your love of LEGO® and discover hundreds of fan created models in over...

01/28/2017 - 01/29/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Continued at the Autry

California Continued at the Autry

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. The Autry has a new gallery space that will be home to "California Continued," which will explore...

01/28/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Guided Nature Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve

Guided Nature Walk at the White Point Nature Preserve

White Point Nature Preserve, San Pedro, California

Visit White Point Nature Preserve and attend a naturalist-guided hike. Enjoy coastal views and learn more about the plants, animals and the restoration area. Meet...

01/28/2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

Lunar New Year at SeaWorld

SeaWorld, San Diego, CA

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Jan. 28-29, Feb. 4-5. SeaWorld's Lunar New Year celebration presents a lineup of traditional community performing groups, an array of Asian-inspired...

01/28/2017: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Nature Walks

Nature Walks

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance,

On the 4th weekend of the month, you can join in on a docent-led nature walk on the Preserve. Good for all ages, the trails...

01/28/2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

LACMA, Los Angeles,

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 4-May 7 (closed Dec. 25). Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera are...

01/28/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Real American Places: Edward Weston and Leaves of Grass Exhibit

Real American Places: Edward Weston and Leaves of Grass Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Sun. (closed Tue.) Oct. 22-March 20. This photography exhibition focuses on two titans of American culture: photographer Edward Weston and poet...

01/28/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Kidspace Jamboree

The Kidspace Jamboree

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

Come out and jam at Kidspace's inaugural Jamboree. Be ready to make some music, or just make some noise. There will be sing-along, drum circles...

01/28/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-April 23. Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and Donatello surface at the Cube LA to let youngsters join them as Teenage Mutant Ninja...

01/28/2017 - 04/23/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-May 14. Is your child very into Eric Carle, then they will undoubtedly be very into this exhibit. Conceived around Carle's...

01/28/2017 - 05/14/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt's Amazing Adventure

A Faery Hunt's Amazing Adventure

Griffith Park, Fern Dell, Los Angeles, CA

A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and their families to inspire creativity, imaginations and fun. You'll go searching through the...

01/28/2017: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Mista Cookie Jar Mini-Concert

Mista Cookie Jar Mini-Concert

Children’s Book World, Los Angeles, California

LA-based "kindie rocker" Mista Cookie Jar brings his urban-island-folky-rock-n-roll sounds to Children's Book World. Settle in as Mista Cookie Jar serenades the crowd with his...

01/28/2017: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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"Time of Giants: Animals of the Ice Age" Exhibit

"Time of Giants: Animals of the Ice Age" Exhibit

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Sept. 27 through March 3. Take a trip back in time and visit with...

01/28/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Auntie Kayte Children's CD Release Concert

Auntie Kayte Children's CD Release Concert

Dana Neighborhood Library, Long Beach, CA

Auntie Kayte introduces her new CD "Rufus the Unicorn and Other Upside-Down Fairytale Songs" with an interactive live band concert and party geared toward kids...

01/28/2017: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection

Beyond Bling: Jewelry from the Lois Boardman Collection

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. Oct. 2 through Feb. 5. The floor 2 of LACMA's Ahmanson...

01/28/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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NHM In the Field: Abalone Cove

NHM In the Field: Abalone Cove

Abalone Cove Shoreline Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Come along on an abalone adventure and explore the world of land snails and marine invertebrates! Leading this tour will be Dr. Gordon Hendler, NHM's...

01/28/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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USC Pacific Asia Museum's Lunar New Year Festival

USC Pacific Asia Museum's Lunar New Year Festival

Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

The USC Pacific Asia Museum welcomes the Year of the Rooster with a free day of performances, demonstrations and hands-on activities. The performances include Northern...

01/28/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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"In the Land of Sunshine" Exhibit

"In the Land of Sunshine" Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 25–Feb. 19. The Pasadena Museum of California Art is the perfect place for the "In the Land of Sunshine: Imaging the...

01/28/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." Exhibit

"Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A." Exhibit

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., California

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 7-March 12. Roy Lichtenstein was one of the pioneers of the Pop Art movement. He also had...

01/28/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Geographies of Wonder, Part II: Evolution of the National Park Idea 1933–2016 Exhibit

Geographies of Wonder, Part II: Evolution of the National Park Idea 1933–2016 Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. Oct. 22 through Feb. 13. The Huntington Library presents its second exhibition saluting the...

01/28/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janss Marketplace Kids Fun Zone

Janns Marketplace, Thousand Oaks, CA

On the last Saturday of the month, children can enjoy doing craft projects and cool activities at the Kids Fun Zone. New this year is...

01/28/2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Odd Market Santa Monica Pier

Odd Market Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA

The Santa Monica Pier is home to the newest Odd Market, which will be held on the west half of the pier's parking lot featuring...

01/28/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Orbit Pavilion

Orbit Pavilion

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

noon-4:30 p.m. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri.; 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sun. through Sept. 2, 2019. In collaboration with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and...

01/28/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Van Gogh's "Bedroom" Installation

Van Gogh's "Bedroom" Installation

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. Dec. 9-March 6 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 2). Don't get the wrong idea....

01/28/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Arrival Screening With A Q & A with Director Denis Villeneuve and Screenwriter Eric Heisserer

ArcLight Santa Monica, Santa Monica, California

ArcLight Santa Monica will host a special Q&A event with director Denis Villeneuve and screenwriter Eric Heisserer after the 12:30 p.m. showing of “Arrival." The...

01/28/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Children’s Flower Arranging: Wild California

Children’s Flower Arranging: Wild California

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

In this hands-0n workshop, the design team from Flower Duet will show kids how to create some colorful floral arrangements that draw inspiration from the...

01/28/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Disney's Aladdin Dual Language Edition

Disney's Aladdin Dual Language Edition

The Main Stage at CASA 0101 Theater, Boyle Hts., CA

8 p.m. Fri., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Jan. 13-Feb. 19. CASA 0101 Theater will stage...

01/28/2017: 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa, CA

7:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (no show Mon.) Jan. 17-29. This critically acclaimed musical is based off...

01/28/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Storybook Theatre’s Sleeping Beauty

Storybook Theatre’s Sleeping Beauty

Theatre West, Los Angeles, California

1 p.m. Sat. Dec. 31-Jan. 218. The Storybook Theatre presents their lively version of the famous fairy tale. Written by Lloyd J. Schwartz, this musical...

01/28/2017: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Norton Simon Family Day: Happy Rooster New Year!

Norton Simon Family Day: Happy Rooster New Year!

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

Celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rooster at the Museum. Roosters are said to be honest, bright, communicative and ambitious. Can you...

01/28/2017: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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POPUP! Intro to Music Final Concert

POPUP! Intro to Music Final Concert

Adult Recreation Center, Glendale, California

Come support music education with live performances by POPUP! Intro to Guitar, Ukulele, and the Blues workshop students, followed by an open-to-the-public Open Mic! In...

01/28/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Cycle for Starlight

Cycle for Starlight

SoulCycle Brentwood, Brentwood , CA

Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Emerging Leaders are hosting a charity ride called “Cycle for Starlight.” All proceeds from the event will benefit Starlight Children's Foundation, whose...

01/28/2017: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Weekend Tidepool Walk

Weekend Tidepool Walk

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, California

See what animals and marine life you can discover on this naturalist-led tour of the Point Fermin Tidepools. Adults must accompany youngsters and please wear...

01/28/2017: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Monster Jam

Monster Jam

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim,

6:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, 25. Monster trucks will once again be creating mayhem in Angel Stadium. Celebrating its 25th year, the...

01/28/2017: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Sgt Peppers Tribute To The Beatles

Sgt Peppers Tribute To The Beatles

Warner Annex, San Pedro, CA

It might not be "a benefit for Mr. Kite" but "there will be a show tonight" that pays tribute to the Beatles. Sgt Peppers will...

01/28/2017: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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