November 1 – January 15: Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to the beachside community with ICE.
January 13-19: Join them for a free week of classes at Kick It Up. They offer a wide variety of dance classes.
Daily: Movies at discounted prices.
November 15 – January 21: Join a winter wonderland with a host of free community and special events (see schedule below).
Mondays: Kids can take a break from shopping and join in a morning of craft tables, princesses, super heroes, music, petting zoos and more in the Bella Terra Amphitheater! Monday, 10:30 a.m. Free.
Daily: A monthly calendar of family-friendly hikes, walks, tours and more at parks in the Orange County Parks system.
Second Monday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Monday, 6:30 p.m. Free.
Select dates, November 17 – January 20: Come celebrate the holiday season with model trains, miniature scenes and hands-on activities.
Entire Month of January: Bring your imagination and join Kidspace in the Storyteller Studio where everyone has a story to tell. What can a paper bag become? Masks, costumes, and puppets and more!
Daily: A monthly calendar of story times, crafts, homework help and family-friendly events at libraries in the Los Angeles library system.
Through April 21: Pompeii: Over 150 authentic artifacts on loan from the renowned Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy. These are not replicas, but rather original, 2,000-year-old objects that were preserved in the ash after the catastrophic eruption.
Through January 31: Go further into the ocean’s depths than ever before. Travel beneath the surface in this 3D oceanic adventure, narrated by Kate Winslet.
January 1-31: It’s getting cold in the Art Studio as children explore the different colors, textures, and temperature of winter. Build a snowman, design a pair of winter mittens, and color some ice. Enjoy lots of snowrrific activities during these winter-themed weeks.
January 2-18: Buena Park invites K-6 students who live in Buena Park and surrounding cities to participate in the 43rd Annual Elementary Art Show! This year’s theme is: Animals Are My Friends.