Tuesday and Friday: Families help staff members feed the sea stars in the touch tanks.
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.
May 26-29: A strawberry soire with carnival rides, contests, games, Showmobile, food booths, celebrity guests and a 5K run and parade on Saturday.
Thursdays, April 6 – November 7: The Fullerton Market is the place to come and enjoy fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, handcrafted artisan products, live music and entertainment, plus crafts and activities at the Kids’ Korner and food vendors.
Fridays: Every Friday night is Date Night with Frogg’s Bounce House. Drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!
Fridays: This fun tournament is open to all K-6th graders and includes three hours of chess, pizza and juice, plus trophies for the top four players in each age group!
May 16 – September 5: Kids read any eight books, record them, and bring the completed journal to any Barnes & Noble store to receive a free book.
Ongoing: Join the Halos for a behind-the-scenes tour of baseball’s fourth-oldest stadium, including areas normally restricted to the public.
May 26: Celebrate the beginning of 100 Days of Summer with a free concert.
Monday and Friday: Join Los Angeles Museum of Art in The Boone Children’s Gallery, located in the Hammer Building.
Friday – Sunday: Visit a large-scale permanent craft marketplace in classic World War II-era waterside warehouses, plus creation stations, printmaking workshops, daily demonstrations, live music, special events and food trucks.
May 26: Kids (5-11) are invited to join the professor and his experiments.
Through May 31: Season passes are on sale now at the low price of just three payments of $18. Sale ends May 31.
Fridays: Binge-watch anime during Teen Anime Club every first and third Friday, and see popular and not-so-popular films during Teen Flicks every second and fourth Friday (ages 13+).
Last Friday: Parents drop kids off for a night of cooking.
Daily: A monthly calendar of story times, crafts, homework help and family-friendly events at libraries in the Orange County library system.
Daily: A monthly calendar of family-friendly hikes, walks, tours and more at parks in the Orange County Parks system.
May 26-29: Go camping with the Boy Scouts. Pack your tent and sleeping bag, and enjoy a weekend at Camp Tahquitz in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Every other Friday: Parents’ drop off the kids (4+) for a night of activities, games, pizza, snacks, drinks, a movie and whole lot of bouncing fun.
May 26 – June 17: Summer reading comes to life as Long Beach Shakespeare Company presents Julius Caesar.
Friday and Saturday: They turn down the lights, turn up the music and fire up the lasers and strobes. Enjoy access to all the attractions at the park The price of admission covers the entire duration of Cosmic Nights.
Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.
Fourth Fridays: For teens with their own sewing machines, who are dying to learn new techniques, sew age appropriate projects and make new friends!
Wednesday – Sunday: A local, family owned U-Pick farmoffereing various crops for picking throughout the year.
May 26: Join the aquarium at the Venice Breakwater rocks for some grunion fun for the whole family.
May 5-28: Fancy Nancy and her friends Bree, Rhonda, Wanda, and Lionel are going to be performing in their very first show, “Deep Sea Dances.”
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.
May 13 – August 6: The Butterfly Pavilion unites science education and hands-on fun for visitors of all ages. Hundreds of butterflies call the temporary enclosure home during the spring and summer.
Tuesdays and Fridays: Kids (3-5) and their parents join a themed storytime with rhymes and songs (at least three books), and a craft or science experiment.
Wednesday and Friday: Kids (3-5) and their family join the engaging, imaginative, and themed adventures of improvisational storytelling.
April 28, and May 26: Teens (11-14) give their parents a night off and celebrate good times with friends at the Recreation Center and Teen Lounge.
Fridays and Saturdays: All ages Glow Night Includes front of the line admission to all activities, unlimited admission to the Game Zone that includes over 20 digital games, GLOW Dunk contests and GLOW Bull Riding Contests!
May 19 – June 4: Judy Blume’s enormously popular book hits the stage with hilarity, and sibling rivalry never has been so much fun. Well, two-year-old Fudge is having fun, and so is the audience; big brother Peter, on the other hand, has had enough.
May 26 – March 31, 2018: Discover the diveristy of frogs and their amphibian relatives. Explore more than two dozen animals, educational graphics, and interactive booths.
May 14 – September 10: The exhibition introduces animals many visitors have never heard of or seen. Including rare fossils and specimens from around the world, vivid reconstructions, animated computer interactives, and hands-on activities.
Friday and Saturday: It’s cosmic night every Friday (9 p.m. midnight) and Saturday (8-11 p.m.). Enjoy the color laser light show and party music while playing dodgeball, dunking basketballs or freestyling on the main court.
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?”
May 22 – September 4: With a Cerritos Lanes summer games pass, you can bowl 3 games every day, all season long, for one low price.
May 26: Dress your little ones in their favorite fancy clothes or tuxedo onesies and come dance the night away!