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Events on April 27th, 2017

A listing of awesome activities for kids, teens and families throughout Southern California. If you would like to submit an event for possible inclusion, email your information here. Want these events delivered to your inbox every week, for free? Sign up for the Buzzz!

Fullerton Market

Thursdays: Enjoy fresh produce, handcrafted vendor items, food vendors, kids’ activities and live entertainment.

Meet the Grunion at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

April 13 and 27: Watch the captivating grunion come up on the beach to spawn. Learn about the interesting mating rituals and biology of this curious fish.

Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles

March 19 – September 4: The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) has re-designed and re-built its popular outdoor Butterfly Pavilion exhibit.

Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day

April 27: Parents take their children (8-18) to work, allowing parents to share their work world and encouraging kids to share their ideas about their future.

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

March 1 – May 14: The nearly 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch are in bloom for just six to eight weeks each year, bringing the famous fields back to life.

Family Films in Costa Mesa

Thursdays: Come to the library to watch and discuss a family-friendly film every week.

Wild for the Planet at the LA Zoo

April 22 – May 19: Wild for the Planet spans four weeks, spotlighting the Zoo’s conservation efforts and what people can do to protect and preserve Planet Earth. Events for families and youngsters take place daily.

Fiesta of the Spanish Horse at Los Angeles Equestrian Center

April 27-30: Daily horse shows and the “Mane Event” on Saturday.

Kids Happy Hour at Dream Come True Party Room

Most Wednesdays – Thursdays: Time for the kiddos to unwind from a long day. Stop by for dress-up from the Castle Wardrobe, face painting, snacks and crafts.

Family Night at Sky High Jump in Costa Mesa

Thursdays: Load up the kids and head to Sky High for a night of Family Fun.

Splash! Buccaneer Bay Waterpark Season Pass Sale

Through May 31: Season passes are on sale now at the low price of just three payments of $18. Sale ends May 31.

Anaheim’s Farmers Market

Thurdays: The Farmers Market features local California certified farmers, gourmet foods, craft fair and the homegrown music series.

Orange County Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

Daily: A monthly calendar of story times, crafts, homework help and family-friendly events at libraries in the Orange County library system.

Orange County Parks Daily Activities

Daily: A monthly calendar of family-friendly hikes, walks, tours and more at parks in the Orange County Parks system.

Try Out Long Beach Jr Roller Derby

Wednesdays and Thursdays: Kids (5-17) interested in roller derby can join Long Beach Jr Roller Derby for practice. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. MADhaus Indoor Training.

City of STEM Science Festival in Downey

April 1-30: Learn and play with your family and discover the exciting world of science, technology, engineering and math, through special activities, presentations and entertainment.

Into the Woods in Los Angeles

April 4 – May 14: Revisit the classics like “Children Will Listen” and “Giants in the Sky”performed by the acclaimed Fiasco Theater ensemble in this unplugged and thrillingly clever revival.

U-Pick Strawberries and Vegetables at Kenny’s Strawbery Farm

Wednesday – Sunday: A local, family owned U-Pick farmoffereing various crops for picking throughout the year.

Dodgers Stadium Tour in Los Angeles

Ongoing: This behind-the-scenes tour lets fans visit some of the most restricted and non-public areas and view the Stadium from a whole new perspective.

West Side Story in La Mirada

April 21 – May 14: From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time.

Treasure Hunt at Storymakery

Thursday: Kids ( 5+) have the chance to find clues, decipher them, and tell a story in order to find the treasure.

Very Eric Carle at Discovery Cube Orange County

January 28 – May 14: Early learning can tumble in grass, weave a web, find new friends, and even become a butterfly as Eric Carle’s “Very” series comes to life

California Yarnscape in Los Angeles

March 14-June 25: See one-of-a-kind pieces by fiber artists, knitters, and crocheters that respond to the question, “What is a California landscape to you?”

Tell a Story Day at Pretend City

April 27: Join Pretend City for Tell a Story Day. You will hear stories and maybe create your own. Let your imagination run wild and foster creativity.

Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn in Long Beach

April 27-30: This Spring, come on down to the Mississippi River with Tom & Huck. This unique show follows Tom Sawyer, his Aunt Polly, and his best friend Huckleberry Finn as they run rough shot all over the south.