September 20 Newsletter
It’s a Busy Time
Happy Wednesday, Families.
Fall starts Friday, and things are getting busy. School is in full swing and Halloween and the holidays are on the way. It’s about the time that many parents start wondering whether their kids’ enrichment programs are worth all the hustle. Are the kids having fun? Are they over-scheduled? Writer Kate Korsh helps you sort things out!
Lots of kids are into coding, and Girls Who Code is changing the landscape of what was once a boys-only pastime. Meet the author of the new book “Girls Who Code: The Friendship Code” at an event tomorrow at Vroman’s bookstore in Pasadena. Another voice for girl empowerment is popular local kids’ musician Twinkle. Check out our interview with her and catch her at The Grove this weekend.
Stretch your kids’ bodies and brains with some fun new toys and products you’ll find in our Shop Talk Slideshow. There’s also a great planner and an online safety tool.
I can’t resist enticing you to fuel this fun with our Otis Spunkmeyer giveaway. Enter for a chance to win 20 boxes of cookies!
Enrichment shouldn’t just be a place to park your child. They should mature and grow.
– Danny Corsun
Enjoy Duck Soup
The Hammer screens the Marx Brothers’ comedy "Duck Soup," which is stocked with their deliciously witty dialogue and zany antics. Read more…
Touch Lotsa Trucks
Truck-loving youngsters can check out a large variety of big vehicles at the Southern California Children’s Museum’s Touch-a-Truck Day. Read more…
Load Up On Lobsters
Crack open yummy crustaceans at the Redondo Beach Lobster Festival, which also has fun ranging from a Kids Zone to paddleboard lessons. Read more…
Dig Those Dinos
Dino Fest returns to the Natural History Museum. You can see ancient artifacts, talk to experts & have a good old (Mesozoic) time. Read more…
Feel the Rhythm
The Botanicum’s Kids Koncert series concludes its season with a lively performance from local faves Norman Jones and Rhythm Child. Read more…
See Art For Free!
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