What’s Happening This Week

It’s all about the pumpkin this week: patches, fests & tricks. Plus, 110 family events happening this week. Seriously, 110!


BOO Someone!

Have you “boo-ed” a buddy yet? Days are getting shorter and there’s a chill in the evening air. “Boo-ing” someone is a sneaky way to get your friends and neighbors into the Halloween spirit.


Kids: Want to Earn $225?

Trotta Associates is seeking girls and boys in Irvine and Marina del Rey for a fun, rewarding 3-month research project. Does your little one qualify?


20 Perfect Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

Through October 31, get your Halloween pumpkins and have a fun family outing at the same time with these pumped-up patches and kooky corn mazes.


Up to 50% Off RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns

Lighting up the night this October at Descanso Gardens in La Canada-Flintridge is a unique all-ages Halloween extravaganza – Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns! Get your promo code for up to 50% off!


11 Winning Tips for Reluctant Readers

Meet the winners of Kidsguide’s Book Bunch prize drawing, and learn tips for helping your own reluctant reader!

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The Guidance Center

In Long Beach since 1946, the agency provides English/Spanish mental health assessment and treatment, including individual, group and family counseling and psychotherapy, medication, and psychological testing for children, teens and their families for a wide range of behavioral, social, emotional, family and school problems.

The Rinks

Guests of all ages enjoy skating at The Rinks. With several daily public skating sessions, skate rentals and full-service snack bars, they offer the coolest fun for you and your friends! Plus, The Rinks offer a variety of learn-to-skate and hockey programs for all ages and skill levels. For skating session times, prices and class information, visit them online or call.

Parties By Erin & Co.

With more than 15 years of experience, Parties By Erin and her team of talented performers can make your child’s dream a reality. What sets them apart from the rest? They custom-build every party according to your theme and age group, so they grow with your child each year. From face painting and magic with Cinderella to combat training and relays with a Super Hero, or dancing and sports with a cool party host.