February 22-23: Two-day event includes Glow-in-the-Dark Kids Run and free concert on Friday night; Honoring Our Fallen 5K Run/Walk, a new 5K Rucking Division, 10K Run, 10K Handcycle/Wheelchair, Jr. Reverse Triathlon, and Reverse Triathlon, on Saturday.
Select Fridays: The public is invited to get up close with the ocean’s ultimate predators at the Aquarium of the Pacific for free during Shark Lagoon Nights. Guests will have the opportunity to touch bamboo sharks and see large sharks such as sandtigers as well as rays.
Daily: Movies at discounted prices.
Fridays: Every Friday night is Date Night with Frogg’s Bounce House. Drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!
February 22: During this free carseat education class presented by AAA, learn about occupant-protection laws, how to select the right seat, how to correctly secure your child in a seat and installation tips.
February 1-28: Museum Month is back in San Diego County. This popular event allows participants to enjoy half-off entry fees at more than 40 San Diego Museums.
Friday: LACMA staff reads folk tales and age-appropriate books on art and culture.
February 21-24: The four-day event features tons of baby, children and maternity clothes, room decor, toys, furnishings, shoes, books, outdoor equipment and more.
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 (grades 7-12).
February 15-24: The 73rd annual Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival is focused on providing amazing entertainment and affordable family fun, with exciting shows, delicious fair food, concerts, a demolition derby and monster trucks, plus the traditional camel and ostrich races.
Daily: A monthly calendar of family-friendly hikes, walks, tours and more at parks in the Orange County Parks system.
February 22-24: Discover opportunites for the L.A. disability community with ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and more.
Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.
January 26 – April 28: This new family exhibit will get you revved up with immersive activities for three generations of Hot Wheels fans. There’s something for mom, dad, grandparents and of course today’s youngest Hot Wheels fans as visitors learn about the science, technology, engineering, and math that goes into making cars go faster.
Last Fridays: Teens (11-14) give their parents a night off and celebrate good times with friends at the Recreation Center and Teen Lounge.
February 15 – March 3: Watch as a young girl trys to uncover the mysterious circumstances behind a secret garden. For showtime and ticket information, visit their website.
Daily: A monthly calendar of story times, crafts, homework help and family-friendly events at libraries in the Los Angeles library system.
February 15 – March 3: James Henry Trotter lives with two ghastly hags – his odious aunts – and he’s a very lonely little boy indeed. One day, something peculiar happens. At the end of the garden, a peach starts to grow and grow and grow.
February 8-24: The streets of Victorian England come to life in Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist.
Fridays: Kids (2+) make edible art using fruits and other foods donated by Trader Joe’s. Create a tasty masterpiece that looks and tastes good.
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.
February 22: Meet the St. Hedwig TK and kindergarten teachers and check out the classrooms. Children are welcome to attend with you. This will be a great opportunity to learn about their Transitional Kindergarten Program.
February 22: Have your very own night at the museum! Become a night-time paleontologist and have your own dinosaur encounter, go on an epic bug hunt, or travel back in time and go on an Antarctic expedition to dig up dinosaurs on the lost continent.
February 22: Zach’s Green Party is a great workshop for the parents to go out while letting your child have a fun-filled Friday evening with Lil’ Chef School.