Events - Jan 28, 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.

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on one hand, the impact of ill...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 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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Star Wars: The Last Jedi At The El Capitan

Star Wars: The Last Jedi At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

9:30 a.m., 1:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 11:50 p.m. Dec. 14-Jan. 28. The Force and more will be at the El Capitan Theatre....

12/14/2017 - 01/28/2018: 9:30 am - 11:50 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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Museum of Illusions

Museum of Illusions

The Museum of Illusions, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-midnight, Jan. 1-March 2. You are not seeing things - there is a Museum of Illusions. Museum-goers becomes full-fledged participants in the paintings created...

01/01/2018 - 03/02/2018: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

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Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Downtown Disney, Anaheim, CA

9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 5-March 6. Experience Star Wars in an exciting new way. ILMxLAB and The VOID have created a revolutionary hyper-reality attraction Star Wars:...

01/05/2018 - 03/06/2018: 9:00 am - 11:30 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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Disposable

Disposable

Lovelace Studio Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, CA

8 p.m. Jan. 25-27, 3 p.m. Jan. 28. Produced by GRoW @ The Wallis, Disposable was created and presented by The Wallis Youth Theater Company....

01/25/2018 - 01/28/2018: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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L.A. Lights 2018

L.A. Lights 2018

Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Culver City, CA

L.A. Lights 2018 is coming soon! The LA School of Gymnastics invites you to come out and be ready to be amazed! Get a great...

01/26/2018 - 01/28/2018: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Lunar New Year Celebration           

Lunar New Year Celebration           

Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

Times vary Jan. 26-Feb. 18. California Adventure will throw its biggest Lunar New Year party ever with 24 days of celebrating the arrival of the...

01/26/2018 - 02/18/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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O’Reilly Grand National Roadster Show

O’Reilly Grand National Roadster Show

Fairplex, Pomona, CA

noon-8 p.m. Jan. 26 ; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28. The Grand National, now is its 69th year and 15th...

01/26/2018 - 01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The 9th Annual Art Los Angeles Contemporary

The 9th Annual Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 26-27, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28. The Barker Hanger will again be the place to find some fabulous art. A carefully...

01/26/2018 - 01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Festival of Human Abilities

Festival of Human Abilities

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

For the 15th annual event, the Aquarium hosts a weekend spotlighting the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities. The festival will feature wheelchair dance,...

01/27/2018 - 01/28/2018: 9:00 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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St. Charles Borromeo School Open House

St. Charles Borromeo School Open House

St. Charles Borromeo School, North Hollywood, CA

Celebrating over 75 years of excellence, St. Charles School invites you to take a student-led tour of our campus today and learn more about the...

01/28/2018: 9:30 am - 1:00 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...

01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Charles M. Schulz’s Pigskin Peanuts exhibition

Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18-March 15. An homage to the late legendary Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, this exhibit features 50 Sunday and daily football-themed...

01/28/2018: 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...

01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, LA County

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improve games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super...

01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Knott’s Peanuts Celebration

Knott’s Peanuts Celebration

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17-18, 24; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 25; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Feb. 11. There's a...

01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon Field Trips: Family Birdwatching Walk

Malibu Lagoon, Malibu, CA

Families can find out who will see the most birds on this picturesque one-hour walk. The walk's leaders are experienced with kids so please bring...

01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Madrona Marsh Preserve, San Pedro, CA

Take a guided walk with a trained docent and find out about the flora and fauna that live in the marshlands. You'll see how living...

01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Whale Fiesta

Whale Fiesta

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, CA

The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium salutes the start of Pacific gray whales' yearly migration - and the beginning of whale-watching season - with its 48th annual...

01/28/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Mista Cookie Jar Live At McCabe's

Mista Cookie Jar Live At McCabe's

McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA

A fixture on the Southern California family music scene, Mista Cookie Jar (aka C.J. Pizarro) plays sweet and energetic songs that he describes as a...

01/28/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy 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. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Dec. 9-March 18. This is not your grandmother’s quilt show! This juried exhibition features artwork spotlighting the best contemporary artists that...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center, L.A., CA

On Oct. 11, the California Science Center will unveil the hi-tech updates in its IMAX Theater. Audiences will see improvements in both the sound and...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

Argyros Stage, South Coast Rep., Costa Mesa, CA

7 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 26-Feb. 11 (no 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. show on...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Live Mural Painting & Community Celebration

Live Mural Painting & Community Celebration

Subway, Santa Monica, California

Beautify Earth and Nixie are hosting a community celebration and live mural painting. Artist Davia King will be painting a mural that will include the...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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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

Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Pop-Up Studio: Perform Your Personal Anthem

Pop-Up Studio: Perform Your Personal Anthem

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

If you had five seconds to declare what you believe in, what would you say? Join artist and composer Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs in creating a flag for...

01/28/2018: 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...

01/28/2018: 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...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Enchanted Nightingale

The Enchanted Nightingale

Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA

11 a.m. Sat.-Sun. Jan. 13-March 18. Audiences will take a trip to ancient China in this magical tale, written by Lori Marshall and Joseph Leo...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Weekend Tidepool Walk

Weekend Tidepool Walk

Cabrillo Marine Aqurium, San Pedro, CA

12:30-2 p.m. Jan. 13, 1:30-3 p.m. Jan. 14, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 27, noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 28. See what animals and marine life you can...

01/28/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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“This Is Hunger” National Exhibit

“This Is Hunger” National Exhibit

Congregation Ner Tamid, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Go on a compelling journey, one that draws you into the lives of everyday Americans – and deepens your awareness about who struggles with hunger...

01/28/2018 - 01/30/2018: 12:00 pm - 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...

01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Sept. 10-Jan. 28. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) presents this exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art...

01/28/2018: 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...

01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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St. Elizabeth Parish School Open House

St. Elizabeth Parish School, Altadena, CA

St. Elizabeth is a parish school of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, serving transitional kindergarten through 8th grade. Within a diverse community, the school...

01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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The Original Farmers Market and The Grove's  Lunar New Year Celebration

The Original Farmers Market and The Grove's Lunar New Year Celebration

Farmers Market, L.A., CA

For the second year, the Farmers Market and the Grove have teamed up to celebrate the Lunar New Year throughout the Farmers Market Plaza and...

01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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2018 Care Packages for The Homeless

2018 Care Packages for The Homeless

Plummer Park, W. Hollywood, CA

The Dream Builders Project is hosting another "Care Packages for the Homeless" event. Please arrive at Plummer Park (in the grassy area on Vista St. in...

01/28/2018: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Annie Oakley and The Princess Café

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 14-April 29. Annie Oakley is returning to the Santa Monica Playhouse! In this heart-warming rhythm and boos musical...

01/28/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Collage Faces: Express Yourself

Collage Faces: Express Yourself

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

Artist Lezley Saar leads a family workshop that reflects on identities seen and expressed. Fabrics, curious still life objects, and a variety of materials will...

01/28/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 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...

01/28/2018: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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LMU Concerts of Music for Children

LMU Concerts of Music for Children

Murphy Recital Hall, Loyola Marymount U., Westchester, CA

1 p.m., 3 p.m. Every January, Loyola Marymount presents a free community concert that is aimed particularly to engage young audience members (as well as...

01/28/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Topsy Turvy: A Mini Musical

Topsy Turvy: A Mini Musical

Vitellos, Studio City, CA

Turning your imagination upside down at this new Family Brunch Theater production. When the descendants of the villains and royalty in Fairy Tale Land end...

01/28/2018: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest collection on the West Coast, containing over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of...

01/28/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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LUZIA

LUZIA

Dodger Stadium, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat. 1:30 p.m, 5 p.m. Sun. Dec. 8-Feb. 11. With LUZIA, Cirque du Soleil has created a waking...

01/28/2018: 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 4 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Sun. Jan. 23-Feb. 25. Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera has just gotten kookier....

01/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Seussical the Musical

Seussical the Musical

Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, CA

7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Feb. 3; 2 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4. Get ready for some tongue-twisting, mind-bending whimsy as your favorite Dr. Seuss creations...

01/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Jan. 7, 28. Who better to show youngsters around Paris than Madeline. They will hear the classic tale of the young girl who lives...

01/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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What's All the Buzz? - The Lives of Honey Bees

What's All the Buzz? - The Lives of Honey Bees

Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance, CA

Dive into the beautiful world of bees - learn about hive society as well as the importance of their pollinating flowers and crops. Beekeeper Leroy...

01/28/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Death of Sherlock Holmes

The Death of Sherlock Holmes

Lifehouse Theatre, Redlands, CA

7:30 p.m. Fri., 2:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2:15 p.m. Jan. 27-Feb. 11. Is this the end of the world's greatest detective? Find out in...

01/28/2018: 2:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Golden Dragon Acrobats

Golden Dragon Acrobats

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Cerritos, CA

The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine traditional Chinese dances, spectacular acrobatic and gymnastic performances and both contemporary and ancient music into an amazingly colorful, captivating show....

01/28/2018: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Long Beach Father/Daughter Dance

Long Beach Father/Daughter Dance

Bay Shore Church, Long Beach, CA

For the 14th year, dads and daughters can enjoy a cute evening together filled with dancing, homemade refreshments, and dance contests, courtesy of Justin Rudd...

01/28/2018: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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