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September 14-26: This free, two-week virtual festival promises to entertain, spark imagination, inspire reading, and encourage kindness and caring. Listen to stories, participate in activities, discuss current concerns surrounding racism and COVID-19, and hear from celebrities and bestselling authors.
Fridays, July 24 - September 25: Enjoy a free movie experience with marina views every Friday at sunset at 2nd & PCH. Located in the Whole Foods Market parking garage.
A three-day, two-night experience for families to escape COVID claustrophobia, bond in nature, participate in physical activities and fun challenges, eat delicious meals outdoors, and more.
Kidseum continues to bring creativity to families through Kidseum Art Kits. Art kits include materials, project instructions, and sample images.
August 28 - September 27: The Fair Food Drive-Thru will offer summer treats from four food vendors bringing a taste of the OC Fair to go.
September 18: The Natural History Museum is welcoming the community to the outdoor Butterfly Pavilion & Nature Gardens as the first phase of their reopening.
There’s a luminous underwater world just waiting to shine! Learn about the remarkable ability of some marine animals to glow in the dark and witness this curiously beautiful phenomenon.
The City of Lakewood and Lakewood Center Mall will be presenting drive-in movies in the mall's south parking lot on Del Amo Blvd. Register online.
Every Wednesday & Saturday: Young artists and their families will have the opportunity to create their own masterpieces with live facilitation from teaching artists and museum ambassadors.
Weekends, September 19 - October 25: Sawdust Art Festival's Outdoor Marketplace will offer a safe and intimate environment where guests can shop and enjoy outdoor dining and live music.
This new drive-thru experience will take you behind the scenes to areas of the barn that are not normally open to the public. See barn animals you know and love like horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, etc.
September 22-25: Meet world-renowned paleontologists from the Museum's Dinosaur Institute and beyond, dig into hands-on activities at home, explore the famous Dinosaur Hall with the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series online, and so much more!
Fridays - Sundays, September 25 - November 1: Experience one-of-a-kind themed food and treats, a cornucopia of Harvest and Halloween décor, exclusive event merchandise, a fully-themed Camp Snoopy Trick-or-Treat Trail for Junior guests, and so much more.
September 26: Shop for and learn about railroadiana and railroad antiques at Southern California’s largest outdoor railroadiana swap meet. Vendors will be selling railroad collectibles, art, books, models and toy trains.
September 26: Los Angeles Libros Festival will offer a full day of entertainment for all ages featuring Spanish-language and bilingual storytelling, performances, workshops, and award-winning authors.
Airsoft bootcamp for kids (ages 10-16) includes airsoft rental gear, beginning and advanced training, pizza and drinks, product giveaways and more.
The festival may be virtual, but the fun is real! Enjoy dancing, art projects, and a food experience from the comfort of your home via live stream on Bowers Museum's Facebook page.
October 1-31: Pick the perfect pumpkin, go on a train or hay ride, play at the game booths, and smile for photo opps!
Calling all kids! October is Kids Free month at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, when children (ages 11 and under) receive free admission all month long (with an adult). One paying adult can bring up to 5 children free.
October 3-31: Mr. Jack O' Lanterns Pumpkin Patch offers premium pumpkins, corn, games, activities, pumpkin decorating kits, pumpkin carving kits, and attractions.
Weekends, October 10 - November 1: Visit Skypark at Santa's Village for Pumpkins in the Pines. Enjoy the pumpkin patch, puppet show, The Wacko Show, pumpkin painting, trick or treating, and the spooky Fantom Forest.
October 17: Kids, wear your messy clothes for this one! Dissect and observe a cornucopia of squash, create natural stamps for a unique work of art, and choose a pumpkin to paint.