Free Shark Lagoon Night at the Aquarium of the Pacific

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.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Date Night by Frogg’s Bounce House

Fridays: Every Friday night is Date Night with Frogg’s Bounce House. Drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!

Boone Children’s Gallery Storytimes at LACMA

Friday: LACMA staff reads folk tales and age-appropriate books on art and culture.

Teen Movies and Anime at Garden Grove Main Library

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).

First Fridays in Bixby Knolls in Long Beach

First Fridays: A family-friendly monthly event that supports local artists and musicians by providing them with an outlet to showcase their work. Enjoy fun activities, crafts and food with participating Bixby Knolls businesses through extended operating hours. Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Atlantic Ave from Bixby Road to San Antonio Drive.

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.

Fashionable Fundays at Fashion Camp

Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

The Secret Garden in Westminster

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

James and the Giant Peach in Anaheim

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.

Fun Foodie Friday at Southern California Children’s Museum

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.

FUN-tastic Family Nights in Lakewood

September 28, October 26, March 1-29, April 26 and June 7: Every day is a wonderful day to spend with your family! Come to The Centre in Lakewood and join your neighbors and friends at FUN-Tastic Family Nights.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Nat Geo Live Point of No Return at The Broad Stage

February 28 – March 1: Returning for its eighth season, Nat Geo Live offers FOUR exciting programs with journeys into the worlds of mammals, the High Arctic, mountain climbing and sea creatures. This third program delves into mountain climbing.

Discover What Makes the International School of Orange County Unique

March 1: Discover what makes the International School of Orange County unique! You will be welcomed with a delicious French breakfast and have the opportunity to meet the staff and teachers; take a tour of the campus, and discuss the program with the campus director.

Zoo Birthday Celebration at the Santa Ana Zoo

March 2-3: Celebrate Santa Ana Zoo’s 67th birthday! Families enjoy birthday-themed crafts, birthday cake, spectacular train displays by Del Oro Pacific Railroad Club, animal presentations, entertaining shows and live entertainment.

Kid’s Wild Night Out at the San Diego Zoo

Saturdays: Join the Zoo for a wild night out with Dr. Zoolittle and animal friends. Hang for a few hours, and meet some amazing animals, create cool Zoo crafts, play games, enjoy a snack, and much more.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Home Depot Kids’ Clinics

Select Saturdays: Free craft workshops for kids (5-12, with adult); projects range from toolboxes to frames.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

BARK Therapy Dogs at Artesia Library

First Saturday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Noon. Free. Artesia Library.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in Los Alamitos – Rossmoor Library

First Saturday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. 11 a.m. Free. Rossmoor Library.

Lakewood Run

March 2: Jog along with Sheriff’s deputies through Lakewood’s tree-lined streets during the Lakewood Community 5K/10K or 1-mile Fun Run.

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.

Saturday Science at Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey

Every Saturday: Join the CMSC every week for Saturday Science! The CMSC offers fun and educational science activities and demonstrations

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Creation Station at Rancho Los Cerritos

March 2: Kids can drop in for an afternoon of fun! Create unique seasonal crafts and participate in engaging rancho-themed activities.

The Secret Garden in Westminster

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.

Walk with a Naturalist

Every Saturday: Take a hike with O’Neill Regional Park naturalists and learn about the animals and nature of Trabuco Canyon.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Join the Cast of Mary Poppins in Long Beach

February 23 and March 2: Youth (ages 4+) and adults are invited to join the cast of this fun-filled production of Mary Poppins, presented by YaYa’s Performance Academy.

Little Explorers at Descanso Gardens

September 1 – March 2: Explore Descanso Gardens from the ground up with your children (2-5). Little Explorers will encourage kids to use their senses to discover the natural world through hands-on activities.

Knott’s Peanuts Celebration in Buena Park

Select dates, January 26 – March 10: Guests can join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts Gang as the park celebrates the world that Charles M. Schulz created.

James and the Giant Peach in Anaheim

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.

Seussical the Musical in Long Beach

February 16 & 23 March 2: Registration for spring production of Seussical the Musical begins February 16 and show performances begin May 3-12. Performers of all ages are welcome. Tuition ensemble is $375. Included in the tuition are song tracks, t-shirt, ensemble costume, and 10 weeks of instruction.

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Stores

Saturdays: Kids (3+) make fun seasonal crafts.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Saturday Sing-a-long at Southern California Children’s Museum

Saturdays: 100% interactive music time! Children learn rhymes of all kinds, sing silly songs, and are encouraged to wiggle and move.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Free Saturday Family Theatre in Long Beach

March 2: ICT Theatre presents “Feast From the East”, tales from Asia and the Middle East! Free Saturday Family Theatre was created to offer an accessible & affordable program for families of Southern California to be able to introduce their children to the theatre.

Zoo Birthday Celebration at the Santa Ana Zoo

March 2-3: Celebrate Santa Ana Zoo’s 67th birthday! Families enjoy birthday-themed crafts, birthday cake, spectacular train displays by Del Oro Pacific Railroad Club, animal presentations, entertaining shows and live entertainment.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

Sewing Sundays at Fashion Camp OC

Sundays: Kids (8+) can spend the day at Fashion Camp learning to sew! Campers will complete a project of their choice in one day – perfect for the beginner or returning student!

Community Day at Back Bay Science

Sundays: Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.

Gentle Barn Open to the Public in Santa Clarita

Sundays: Make the drive to Gentle Barn for a presentation and tour. See how the barn was started and what a regular day is for them. Then head off for a tour and meet some animals that were saved.

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.

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

The Secret Garden in Westminster

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Knott’s Peanuts Celebration in Buena Park

Select dates, January 26 – March 10: Guests can join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts Gang as the park celebrates the world that Charles M. Schulz created.

James and the Giant Peach in Anaheim

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.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

A Faery Hunt Magical Adventure in Brentwood

March 3: Come and join the fairies as they take you on a musical revue in this 2-person fairy show. A Faery Hunt will help you find the magic of imagination in this fun and gentle musical adventure that will surely delight and enchant the young and the young at heart.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Free Dance Class at Burgess Cotillion in Long Beach

March 4: Try out Burgess Cotillion at their Salute to Disney-themed event this month, with a free class for anyone new to the program. Enjoy dancing, refreshments, games, prizes and manners.

Kids’ Club at Bella Terra

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.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Surf City Nights in Huntington Beach

Tuesdays: This special street fair takes place along a closed-off section of Main Street and includes a farmer’s market, bounce house, street performers and more.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

Kids Skate at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays: Kids can skate to kid’s music, and play games. Recommended for kids 10 years and under, with a parent.

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.

Flashback Skate Night at Holiday Skate

Tuesdays: Skate and groove to music hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. All ages are welcome!

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Family Storytime in Lakewood

Tuesdays: Join the library for stories, fingerplays, rhymes, flannel board, art activities and fun at a special evening family storytime for younger children (4-7) and their families.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Tiny Tot Tuesday’s at the El Capitan Theatre

Every Tuesday: Visit the magical El Capitan Theatre with your tiny tot to enjoy a first showing of the day.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Messy Mondays at Southern California Children’s Museum

Mondays: Get messy using a variety of wacky crafting materials! Drop by, let loose, and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Breakfast for Dinner Cooking Session with Lil’ Chef School

March 5: Lil’ Chefs love breakfast, especially when it’s served it for dinner! In this two-hour workshop, participants (age 5+) will prepare three yummy recipes from scratch.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in Dana Point – Dana Point Library

First Wednesday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. 3 p.m. Free.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Kids’ Activities at the Downtown Fullerton Market

Thursdays: 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.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

Up Up and Away Kids Consignment Four-Day Event in Tustin

March 7-10: Consignors earn top dollar for their items while buyers save a ton of money purchasing name brand, new and nearly new items at this 4-day consignment event.

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.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in San Juan Capistrano – San Juan Capistrano Library

Various Thursdays: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Free Day at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

First Thursdays: The Huntington opens its doors to all for free! Reservations are required.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Free Shark Lagoon Night at the Aquarium of the Pacific

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.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Date Night by Frogg’s Bounce House

Fridays: Every Friday night is Date Night with Frogg’s Bounce House. Drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!

Up Up and Away Kids Consignment Four-Day Event in Tustin

March 7-10: Consignors earn top dollar for their items while buyers save a ton of money purchasing name brand, new and nearly new items at this 4-day consignment event.

Boone Children’s Gallery Storytimes at LACMA

Friday: LACMA staff reads folk tales and age-appropriate books on art and culture.

Teen Movies and Anime at Garden Grove Main Library

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).

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.

Fashionable Fundays at Fashion Camp

Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Teen March Madness Basketball Tournament in La Palma

March 8: Teens (13-18) sign up to play 3-on-3 basketball with their friends. Prizes will be awarded!

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Fun Foodie Friday at Southern California Children’s Museum

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.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Home Depot Kids’ Clinics

Select Saturdays: Free craft workshops for kids (5-12, with adult); projects range from toolboxes to frames.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Up Up and Away Kids Consignment Four-Day Event in Tustin

March 7-10: Consignors earn top dollar for their items while buyers save a ton of money purchasing name brand, new and nearly new items at this 4-day consignment event.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in Lakewood

Second Saturday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. 11 a.m. Free.

Free Nature Tour at the Fullerton Arboretum

Second and Fourth Saturday: Meet a nature guide at the Nature Center for a wonderful free tour through the garden.

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.

Saturday Science at Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey

Every Saturday: Join the CMSC every week for Saturday Science! The CMSC offers fun and educational science activities and demonstrations

Earth Walk in Lakewood

March 9: The event will be held at rustic Monte Verde Park, which is the trailhead to over three miles of landscaped walking trails and the San Gabriel River Parkway.

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Downtown Long Beach Beach Clean-up

Second Saturday: Join a beach clean. They have clean-up supplies, but encourage participating persons to bring their own water bottle and plastic bags to cut down on added trash.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in Long Beach – El Dorado Library

Second Saturday: Calm and friendly certified therapy dogs are waiting to hear stories read by young volunteers. Drop in!

Walk with a Naturalist

Every Saturday: Take a hike with O’Neill Regional Park naturalists and learn about the animals and nature of Trabuco Canyon.

Story Pirates Live at The Wallis

December 8, March 9 and May 11: The Story Pirates adapt kids’ tales into a musical sketch comedy show (ages 5+). Be sure to visit The Wallis’ website to submit your child’s stories for their three themed shows this season!

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Knott’s Peanuts Celebration in Buena Park

Select dates, January 26 – March 10: Guests can join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts Gang as the park celebrates the world that Charles M. Schulz created.

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Sunjata Kamalenya at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 9-10: If you are in the room, you are in the show! Sunjata Kamalenya is a completely interactive production which celebrates the greatest hero of West African legend, Sunjata Keita, the first king of the ancient Empire of Mali.

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Stores

Saturdays: Kids (3+) make fun seasonal crafts.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Saturday Sing-a-long at Southern California Children’s Museum

Saturdays: 100% interactive music time! Children learn rhymes of all kinds, sing silly songs, and are encouraged to wiggle and move.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Coyote Hills Nature Walk

March 9: See the start of the spring wildflower bloom in the local hills. The hike is easy to moderate, 2 to 2 1/2 miles and suitable for the entire family. Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash. Meet at the open-gate entrance to the Equestrian Center of Laguna Lake Park, on Lakeview just east of Euclid in Fullerton. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water to drink.

Family Bird Walk at LA County Arboretum

Second Saturdays: Bring your binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, and join our experienced birder and naturalist for a fun morning of finding and watching our fine-feathered friends.

A Faery Hunt and Birthday Party at Griffith Park in Los Angeles

March 9: Join the faery folke on a fun and gentle quest for the Fairy Royalty with this interactive, musical performance. After the performance is a birthday party for one of the fairies and everyone is invited!

Railroadiana at Orange Empire Railway Museum

March 9: Choo choo! In a day full of Fun and learning for the whole family, puruse railroad collectibles, art, books, models and toy trains. Railroad historians and preservationists will be on hand to tell the story of Southern California’s railway history.

Newport Mesa MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) presents Bella Boutique

March 9: This family friendly event will have something for everyone. With over 45 vendors this will be a shopping experience you won’t want to miss! The entrance is free, parking is free and raffle prizes will be given away every half hour. Please come support local artists and small business owners in addition to the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) organization.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Up Up and Away Kids Consignment Four-Day Event in Tustin

March 7-10: Consignors earn top dollar for their items while buyers save a ton of money purchasing name brand, new and nearly new items at this 4-day consignment event.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

Sewing Sundays at Fashion Camp OC

Sundays: Kids (8+) can spend the day at Fashion Camp learning to sew! Campers will complete a project of their choice in one day – perfect for the beginner or returning student!

Community Day at Back Bay Science

Sundays: Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.

Gentle Barn Open to the Public in Santa Clarita

Sundays: Make the drive to Gentle Barn for a presentation and tour. See how the barn was started and what a regular day is for them. Then head off for a tour and meet some animals that were saved.

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.

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Free Dance Sundays with Debbie Allen at The Wallis

Second Sundays: Dancers and families of all ages can enjoy free dance lessons with three-time Emmy Award-winner Debbie Allen and Friends every second Sunday on the Promenade Terrace.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Knott’s Peanuts Celebration in Buena Park

Select dates, January 26 – March 10: Guests can join Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts Gang as the park celebrates the world that Charles M. Schulz created.

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Sunjata Kamalenya at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 9-10: If you are in the room, you are in the show! Sunjata Kamalenya is a completely interactive production which celebrates the greatest hero of West African legend, Sunjata Keita, the first king of the ancient Empire of Mali.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Kindergarten Festivals in Long Beach

January 13, February 3, 24, and March 10: This special festival is for all incoming 2018-2019 Kindergartners in the Long Beach Unified School District. Bring your incoming Kindergartners with you! Incoming Kindergartners receive a book, arts & crafts, backpack with school supplies and dental screening all for free!

Sunday Circle for Special Needs Children in Newport Beach

Sunday Circle is a monthly event for the children, volunteers and staff of The Friendship Circle to come together for a variety of entertainment, recreation and enrichment ac

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Kids’ Club at Bella Terra

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.

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.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in Buena Park

Second Monday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Monday, 6:30 p.m. Free.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Surf City Nights in Huntington Beach

Tuesdays: This special street fair takes place along a closed-off section of Main Street and includes a farmer’s market, bounce house, street performers and more.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

Celebrate National Pancake Day with Free Pancakes

March 12: Celebrate Pancake Day! IHOP restaurants nationwide will be giving away free short stacks of pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day.

Kids Skate at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays: Kids can skate to kid’s music, and play games. Recommended for kids 10 years and under, with a parent.

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.

Flashback Skate Night at Holiday Skate

Tuesdays: Skate and groove to music hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. All ages are welcome!

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Family Storytime in Lakewood

Tuesdays: Join the library for stories, fingerplays, rhymes, flannel board, art activities and fun at a special evening family storytime for younger children (4-7) and their families.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Tiny Tot Tuesday’s at the El Capitan Theatre

Every Tuesday: Visit the magical El Capitan Theatre with your tiny tot to enjoy a first showing of the day.

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Messy Mondays at Southern California Children’s Museum

Mondays: Get messy using a variety of wacky crafting materials! Drop by, let loose, and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in Norwalk – Norwalk Library

Second Wednesday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Free.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Movie Deals and Theater Child Care

Daily: Movies at discounted prices.

Kids’ Activities at the Downtown Fullerton Market

Thursdays: 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.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Free Shark Lagoon Night at the Aquarium of the Pacific

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.

Kids Night Out at Los Alamitos Youth Center

Third Fridays: Kids (5-11 and 12-14) enjoy a scavenger hunt, karaoke, dance, arts and crafts, games, sports, contests and more.

Boone Children’s Gallery Storytimes at LACMA

Friday: LACMA staff reads folk tales and age-appropriate books on art and culture.

Teen Movies and Anime at Garden Grove Main Library

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).

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.

Fashionable Fundays at Fashion Camp

Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

The Odd Market at The Autry

Third Fridays: Check out more than 60 pop-up shops and mobile boutiques at this monthly pop-up event, plus gourmet food trucks, live music, guest DJs and a kids’ area with inflatable attractions and a rock-climbing wall.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Fun Foodie Friday at Southern California Children’s Museum

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.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Home Depot Kids’ Clinics

Select Saturdays: Free craft workshops for kids (5-12, with adult); projects range from toolboxes to frames.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

30Minute Beach Cleanup in Long Beach

Third Saturdays: Free parking, bags, gloves, door prizes and refreshments provided. Bring hat, sunscreen and comfy shoes. 10-10:30 a.m. End of Granada Avenue in Belmont Shore.

Beach Cleanup in Seal Beach

Third Saturdays: Rain or shine monthly beach clean-up. Please bring a reusable water bottle, sunscreen and closed-toed shoes; there is free parking, bags, gloves, community service certificates and hand sanitizer. 9 a.m. – noon.

All Ages Astronomy Club in Downey

Third Saturdays: The Columbia Astronomers welcome aspiring astronomers of all ages to join the monthly astronomy club meetings.

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.

Saturday Science at Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey

Every Saturday: Join the CMSC every week for Saturday Science! The CMSC offers fun and educational science activities and demonstrations

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Walk with a Naturalist

Every Saturday: Take a hike with O’Neill Regional Park naturalists and learn about the animals and nature of Trabuco Canyon.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

A Faery Hunt St. Patty’s Adventure in Encino

March 16: A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and families to inspire creativity, imagination and fun.

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Stores

Saturdays: Kids (3+) make fun seasonal crafts.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Saturday Sing-a-long at Southern California Children’s Museum

Saturdays: 100% interactive music time! Children learn rhymes of all kinds, sing silly songs, and are encouraged to wiggle and move.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Mystery Lunch Train – Bugle Boy Murders of Company C

Murder, mystery and intrigue fill the air as this train makes a pit stop to murder. This interactive murder mystery is filled with audience participation and they wouldn’t want this murder to take off without you!

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

Family ArtMaking Workshop at Long Beach Museum of Art

Third Sundays: Family ArtMaking Workshops provide free, family-oriented art-making activities on the museum’s lawn with a view of the ocean. Parents and children participate together to create an art project. Workshops are inspired by the current exhibitions and include hands-on art-making projects.

Sewing Sundays at Fashion Camp OC

Sundays: Kids (8+) can spend the day at Fashion Camp learning to sew! Campers will complete a project of their choice in one day – perfect for the beginner or returning student!

Community Day at Back Bay Science

Sundays: Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.

Gentle Barn Open to the Public in Santa Clarita

Sundays: Make the drive to Gentle Barn for a presentation and tour. See how the barn was started and what a regular day is for them. Then head off for a tour and meet some animals that were saved.

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.

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

The Old Man and the Old Moon at The Wallis

March 2-17: The Old Man and the Old Moon. Who keeps the moon shining bright? The Old Man charged with that task embarks on an epic adventure of land, sea and sky in search of his missing wife in this swirling tale of love, accompanied by a live, indie-folk band.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Kids’ Club at Bella Terra

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.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Surf City Nights in Huntington Beach

Tuesdays: This special street fair takes place along a closed-off section of Main Street and includes a farmer’s market, bounce house, street performers and more.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

Kids Skate at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays: Kids can skate to kid’s music, and play games. Recommended for kids 10 years and under, with a parent.

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.

Flashback Skate Night at Holiday Skate

Tuesdays: Skate and groove to music hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. All ages are welcome!

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Family Storytime in Lakewood

Tuesdays: Join the library for stories, fingerplays, rhymes, flannel board, art activities and fun at a special evening family storytime for younger children (4-7) and their families.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Tiny Tot Tuesday’s at the El Capitan Theatre

Every Tuesday: Visit the magical El Capitan Theatre with your tiny tot to enjoy a first showing of the day.

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Messy Mondays at Southern California Children’s Museum

Mondays: Get messy using a variety of wacky crafting materials! Drop by, let loose, and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Kids’ Activities at the Downtown Fullerton Market

Thursdays: 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.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

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.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in San Juan Capistrano – San Juan Capistrano Library

Various Thursdays: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Boone Children’s Gallery Storytimes at LACMA

Friday: LACMA staff reads folk tales and age-appropriate books on art and culture.

Teen Movies and Anime at Garden Grove Main Library

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).

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.

Fashionable Fundays at Fashion Camp

Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos

March 22-23: This art exhibition offers the community an opportunity to view and honor demonstrations in various performing and visual art genres for children and adults.

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Matilda The Musical in Thousand Oaks

March 22-31: Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical will dazzle audiences of all ages at the Civic Arts Plaza this spring.

Fun Foodie Friday at Southern California Children’s Museum

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.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Home Depot Kids’ Clinics

Select Saturdays: Free craft workshops for kids (5-12, with adult); projects range from toolboxes to frames.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

Free Nature Tour at the Fullerton Arboretum

Second and Fourth Saturday: Meet a nature guide at the Nature Center for a wonderful free tour through the garden.

BARK Therapy Dogs Read in Long Beach – Bach Library

Fourth Saturday: Kids increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. 11 a.m. Free.

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.

Saturday Science at Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey

Every Saturday: Join the CMSC every week for Saturday Science! The CMSC offers fun and educational science activities and demonstrations

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Walk with a Naturalist

Every Saturday: Take a hike with O’Neill Regional Park naturalists and learn about the animals and nature of Trabuco Canyon.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Weekend of Art in Los Alamitos

March 22-23: This art exhibition offers the community an opportunity to view and honor demonstrations in various performing and visual art genres for children and adults.

Aladdin at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 6-23: The Disney classic brought to musical life! See all the beloved characters as they sing and dance live in this unforgettable production filled with beauty, magic and comedy.

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Stores

Saturdays: Kids (3+) make fun seasonal crafts.

Matilda The Musical in Thousand Oaks

March 22-31: Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical will dazzle audiences of all ages at the Civic Arts Plaza this spring.

Saturday Sing-a-long at Southern California Children’s Museum

Saturdays: 100% interactive music time! Children learn rhymes of all kinds, sing silly songs, and are encouraged to wiggle and move.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Festival Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty at Irvine Barclay Theatre

March 23 & 24: Celebrate spring with a full-length production of the beloved classical ballet, The Sleeping Beauty.

Harriet the Spy at South Coast Rep

March 23-31: Presented by the Junior Players, advanced students (grades 5-8) in SCR’s Theatre Conservatory, Harriet the Spy is a funny, heartfelt story about growing up, compassion and the importance of looking beyond the surface.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

Sewing Sundays at Fashion Camp OC

Sundays: Kids (8+) can spend the day at Fashion Camp learning to sew! Campers will complete a project of their choice in one day – perfect for the beginner or returning student!

Gentle Barn Open to the Public in Santa Clarita

Sundays: Make the drive to Gentle Barn for a presentation and tour. See how the barn was started and what a regular day is for them. Then head off for a tour and meet some animals that were saved.

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.

Cinderella in Santa Monica

Select dates, January 19 – March 24: Come out to the Santa Monica Playhouse to catch a delightfully romantic original twist on the classic story, has all the makings of a perfect fairytale for today’s generation.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Matilda The Musical in Thousand Oaks

March 22-31: Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical will dazzle audiences of all ages at the Civic Arts Plaza this spring.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Festival Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty at Irvine Barclay Theatre

March 23 & 24: Celebrate spring with a full-length production of the beloved classical ballet, The Sleeping Beauty.

Harriet the Spy at South Coast Rep

March 23-31: Presented by the Junior Players, advanced students (grades 5-8) in SCR’s Theatre Conservatory, Harriet the Spy is a funny, heartfelt story about growing up, compassion and the importance of looking beyond the surface.

Family Autism Play Days at Pretend City

Last Mondays: Spend a few hours enjoying family play, for families with children on the Autism Spectrum.

Kids’ Club at Bella Terra

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.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Surf City Nights in Huntington Beach

Tuesdays: This special street fair takes place along a closed-off section of Main Street and includes a farmer’s market, bounce house, street performers and more.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

Kids Skate at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays: Kids can skate to kid’s music, and play games. Recommended for kids 10 years and under, with a parent.

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.

Flashback Skate Night at Holiday Skate

Tuesdays: Skate and groove to music hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. All ages are welcome!

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Family Storytime in Lakewood

Tuesdays: Join the library for stories, fingerplays, rhymes, flannel board, art activities and fun at a special evening family storytime for younger children (4-7) and their families.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Tiny Tot Tuesday’s at the El Capitan Theatre

Every Tuesday: Visit the magical El Capitan Theatre with your tiny tot to enjoy a first showing of the day.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Kids’ Activities at the Downtown Fullerton Market

Thursdays: 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.

Curiosity Carts at San Juan Capistrano Mission

Tuesday and Thursday: Each educational cart offers learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Matilda The Musical in Thousand Oaks

March 22-31: Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical will dazzle audiences of all ages at the Civic Arts Plaza this spring.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Boone Children’s Gallery Storytimes at LACMA

Friday: LACMA staff reads folk tales and age-appropriate books on art and culture.

Teen Movies and Anime at Garden Grove Main Library

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).

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.

Fashionable Fundays at Fashion Camp

Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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 Teen Lounge Nights in Lake Forest

Last Fridays: Teens (11-14) give their parents a night off and celebrate good times with friends at the Recreation Center and Teen Lounge.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Matilda The Musical in Thousand Oaks

March 22-31: Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical will dazzle audiences of all ages at the Civic Arts Plaza this spring.

Fun Foodie Friday at Southern California Children’s Museum

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.

FUN-tastic Family Nights in Lakewood

September 28, October 26, March 1-29, April 26 and June 7: Every day is a wonderful day to spend with your family! Come to The Centre in Lakewood and join your neighbors and friends at FUN-Tastic Family Nights.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Kid’s Wild Night Out at the San Diego Zoo

Saturdays: Join the Zoo for a wild night out with Dr. Zoolittle and animal friends. Hang for a few hours, and meet some amazing animals, create cool Zoo crafts, play games, enjoy a snack, and much more.

Home Depot Kids’ Clinics

Select Saturdays: Free craft workshops for kids (5-12, with adult); projects range from toolboxes to frames.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

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.

Saturday Science at Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey

Every Saturday: Join the CMSC every week for Saturday Science! The CMSC offers fun and educational science activities and demonstrations

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Mother and Son Mayhem in Lakewood

March 30: Mothers, grandmothers, aunts and special others, invite your sons or special young men (5+), to an eventful evening of fun.

Walk with a Naturalist

Every Saturday: Take a hike with O’Neill Regional Park naturalists and learn about the animals and nature of Trabuco Canyon.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Teen Fashion Scene in Cypress

March 30: Teens (13-18) model the latest fashion trends on the runway!

Emily Brown and The Thing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 30-31: One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window.

Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Stores

Saturdays: Kids (3+) make fun seasonal crafts.

Matilda The Musical in Thousand Oaks

March 22-31: Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical will dazzle audiences of all ages at the Civic Arts Plaza this spring.

Saturday Sing-a-long at Southern California Children’s Museum

Saturdays: 100% interactive music time! Children learn rhymes of all kinds, sing silly songs, and are encouraged to wiggle and move.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Story Pirates Present: This Show is Missing! at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica

March 30: Grab your magnifying glasses and funny-looking, double-sided hats because a mystery is afoot at Story Pirates headquarters. The Story Pirates are celebrating the release of their latest book with a showbut their script has vanished! They need help from kids in the audience to get to the bottom of it.

Harriet the Spy at South Coast Rep

March 23-31: Presented by the Junior Players, advanced students (grades 5-8) in SCR’s Theatre Conservatory, Harriet the Spy is a funny, heartfelt story about growing up, compassion and the importance of looking beyond the surface.

Panning for Gold, Adobe Brick Making and Arrowhead Necklace Craft at the Mission

Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.

Family Night at Holiday Skate Center

Saturdays and Sundays: A family up to 5 can skate, including skate rental, for this special deal!

Sewing Sundays at Fashion Camp OC

Sundays: Kids (8+) can spend the day at Fashion Camp learning to sew! Campers will complete a project of their choice in one day – perfect for the beginner or returning student!

Gentle Barn Open to the Public in Santa Clarita

Sundays: Make the drive to Gentle Barn for a presentation and tour. See how the barn was started and what a regular day is for them. Then head off for a tour and meet some animals that were saved.

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.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA

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.

Reading in the Redwoods at Environmental Nature Center

Monthly: Hike out to the Redwoods to enjoy a classic nature themed book under the canopy of our tallest trees while your family relaxes together on a blanket or towel.

Los Angeles Libraries Daily Story Times and Events

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

Emily Brown and The Thing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 30-31: One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window.

Matilda The Musical in Thousand Oaks

March 22-31: Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical will dazzle audiences of all ages at the Civic Arts Plaza this spring.

Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

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.

Journey to Oz at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

March 31: This clever and new adaptation puts the audience front and center by allowing children in the audience to take on key roles, including Munchkins, Winkies, and even Dorothy. If you are in the room, you are in the show!

Harriet the Spy at South Coast Rep

March 23-31: Presented by the Junior Players, advanced students (grades 5-8) in SCR’s Theatre Conservatory, Harriet the Spy is a funny, heartfelt story about growing up, compassion and the importance of looking beyond the surface.