What’s Happening This Week

Eight Great Ways to Celebrate the End of Summer + Tons of Local Events Coming Up This Week.


16 Tips to Get Your Kids Out the Door

You’ve just dropped your kids at school, but you feel like you’ve been hit by a bus. Tame the morning madness and coax your little ones out the door in peace with these parent-approved tips.


9 Great Places to Ride a Carousel

You’re never too old to slip your foot in a stirrup and hoist yourself onto an ostrich. Ride along with your kids on these magical SoCal carousels, or wave and grin as they whirl past.


Kids Eat For Free

Cooking and cleaning in a sweaty-hot kitchen. Who needs it? Treat the family to a delicious night out, with our list of restaurants where little ones eat free.


25 Summer Freebies

Concerts, movies, sports, museums — our kids can be an expensive date! Hammer out some savings while making sweet family memories with this list of summer freebies.


5 Best OC Spots to Make S’Mores

A glowing fire, sticky fingers and happy kids. Don’t let summer slip away without circling your crew around an old fashioned beach bonfire to make after-dark s’mores.

The Kidsguide Directory

Jammin’ Music & Arts

Long Beach’s coolest music center has classes for all ages! From private lessons to group classes, students develop solid playing skills and technique in a fun, supportive atmosphere. Private lessons (piano, guitar, bass, drums, singing, cello, violin/viola, saxophone, clarinet, flute, ukulele) are tailored to your skill level, beginning to advanced. Group instruction includes guitar, keyboard, Rock School (10-adult, learn how to groove together in a band!) and more.


Youth (11+) and adults can leave the civilian life behind and step into the world of the fighter pilot. Check in at the front desk, put on your flight suit and pay close attention in your 20-minute classroom briefing. After climbing into the cockpit, adjusting your aviation headset and responding with “copy that” to the radio check, you’ll be cleared for take off.

Color My World Art Studio

Want to host a party with fun, excitement and lasting memories? Celebrate with the Paint Your Own Canvas Art Party! Each party guest creates their own unique masterpiece to take home and brag about! Inquire about art parties available for all occasions (8-25 people).