Weekends, May 26 – June 17 and daily, June 23 – September 3: Splash Pad water features include ten-foot-tall pelicans, palm trees and sea horses.
June 23 – August 12: Summer Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a family-friendly, summertime festival that celebrates Asia with music, dancing, drumming and acrobatics!
June 1 – August 15: Many libraries offer homework help, including academic workshops and story times. Plus, join the Summer Reading Program, June 1 – August 15. Young readers (kids and teens) at most Los Angeles County and Orange County libraries will enjoy a “Build a Better World” theme.
June 25 – August 17: Kids (6-12) can drop in weekdays for a variety of crafts.
Daily: See an Oscar statuette, visit the Dolby Lounge and other celebrity hot-spots, and see images from previous Academy Awards ceremonies.
June 1 – August 31: Take a guided wagon ride around the farm, stop at different areas and try different summer fruits and vegetables, and finally step into the melon patch to sample delicious home grown melon.
Daily: Movies at discounted prices.
Mondays: Children and their families are welcome to visit one of the Duplo tables in the library’s lobby.
Last Mondays: Spend a few hours enjoying family play, for families with children on the Autism Spectrum.
Daily: Kids Bowl Free returns for its 11th summer! Kids across North America can bowl for free all summer long at one of 1,300+ participating bowling centers.
June 18 – August 22: Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner and the whole family for screening of family-friendly movies all summer long at neighborhood parks across Long Beach.
June 25 – July 23: Teen volunteers present craft and game programs kids (grades 1-6). Kids may win prizes such as toys, posters, or t-shirts!
Ongoing: Join the Halos for a behind-the-scenes tour of baseball’s fourth-oldest stadium, including areas normally restricted to the public.
May 21 – September 3: Now through Labor Day, bowlers of all ages can buy a Summer Games Pass and enjoy up to three games of bowling every single day for the entire summer.
June 18: Head to the rancho each month for guided tours and gain new knowledge about California’s history.
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.
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.
June 12 – August 18: Watch a different kid-favorite movie each week all summer long at Harkins Theatres.
Most days: Studio tours include a two-hour guided portion and self guided visit to Stage 48: Script-to-Screen (approximately three hours). Explore iconic backlots, The Archive and The Picture Car Vault.
May 21- September 3: With a Cerritos Lanes summer games pass, you can bowl 3 games every day, all season long, for one low price.
June 25: California Joe will bring lots of laughs and amazement at his magical adventure show!
Mondays: Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of Master Magicians and Variety Acts.
Daily: A monthly calendar of story times, crafts, homework help and family-friendly events at libraries in the Los Angeles library system.
June 1 – September 2: Immerse yourself in the world of the Muppets creator with classic clips, costumes and historic puppets, including Kermit the Frog, Rowlf and Bert and Ernie.
Through July 2018: Take a journey back in time, through the eyes of passengers who were on the Titanic.
Daily: Educational robotic and static dinosaur displays, plus dino-themed activities including inflatable obstacles, Ride-a-T-Rex, fossil panning, maze, and more!
Mondays: Enjoy an hour of song, story, and coordinated art projects for pre-schoolers and their mothers and fathers.
March 24 – January 6, 2019: A new chapter of ancient Egyptian history will be unearthed to the world with the debut of KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, an exclusive exhibition celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of his tomb.
Through September 9: Gear up for the ultimate rainforest adventure to explore and learn about these tropical environments.
February 16 – August 19: Discover the man behind the legend. Now the most comprehensive exhibition of Genghis Khan and his treasures invades the Reagan Library, its only Southern California stop on an international tour.
Select dates: Learn the art of old fashioned candy making in one of Sweet Pete’s Candy’s most popular classes. Sweet Pete’s confectioners turn boiled sugar into hand pulled lollipop
March 5 – July 4: Explore the sprawling sanctuary of Candytopia. This four-month event celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights through a series of interactive art installations in over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami.
May 26 – August 19: Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival showcases traditions, customs, and values exemplified by the annual celebration of Tet.
June 4 – August 19: Readers (through 8th grade) keep track of their time spent reading and earn prizes.
June 25: (Kids 6-12) Join the library for a fun-filled bubble presentation on the science of bubbles!
Every Tuesday: Visit the magical El Capitan Theatre with your tiny tot to enjoy a first showing of the day.
June 25, July 16 and July 23: Visit the Mary Wilson Library Lawn to enjoy films related to the summer library theme!
June 25: Go bonkers with the Billy Bonker’s Magic Show! Children of all ages will be delighted by this silly magic presentation.
June – August: Dream Big! Every iconic structure around the world started with a dream.
Mondays: Learn about different dream jobs in the community through story time, community partner visits, dramatic play experiences, puppet shows, and art activities.
June 25: Kids (3-6) and their parents/guardians will explore through books, songs, games and app play using the library’s iPads and other tech tools.
May 26 – September 3: This summer enter a lost world of prehistoric creatures from land and sea.
June 15 – August 31: Pick your team. Unlock the doors. Claim your treasure. Put on your fairy wings and troll suits (both real and imaginary) to enjoy this enchanted summertime activity as you explore the stunning 87-acre nature space
June 18 – July 23: Kids (9-15) can join the La Habra library every week of Summer Reading for STEAM Mondays.
June 11 – July 30: Enjoy a fun seasonal craft to get your creativity going.