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Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park.
January 30: Patrons, birth to 3 years, and caregiver can join in on storytime fun.
Participants will learn to make make chicken spring rolls, potsticker dumplings, and lo mein at the Lunar New Year Workshop; kids will cook up some fun at the Superbowl Tailgate Party while parents enjoy a Friday night out; preview their summer camps at an Open House and Chef Meet N Greet.
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
Bank of America is helping its customers become "cultured" through their program "Museums on Us," giving bank cardholders free admission to cultural venues in Southern California.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). Festivities include a traditional lion dance, prizes, and refreshments. Be one of the first 200 people attending their Irvine Station celebration and receive a free round trip Metrolink ticket to the Los Angeles Golden Dragon Parade
February 1: HUT-HUT-HIKE. Get into the spirit of Superbowl weekend with your little one. Reserve your spot on the team at 714-886-2811 or email us at email@example.com.
February 1: Life-sized Hot Wheels, raffle prizes, Hot Wheels + Endless Tracks, train rides, and much more!
February: Enjoy some hands-on family crafting! Grownups and kids will work together to design and create fun holiday projects.
Celebrate Lunar New Year with a street festival covering five full city blocks, with lion dances, kung fu demonstrations and other ethnic performances. Young and old alike enjoy fun giveaways, games and ethnic foods.
February 1: The Summer Opportunities Fair (SOF) is a community service event that provides a venue for parents and children to learn about summer programs. This event is free, open to the general public, and fun-filled with food vendors and activities for kids!
Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat at Irvine Spectrum Center in the Giant Wheel courtyard. Activities include: Chinese Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, greeter distributing fortune cookies, lucky envelopes, arts and crafts, and entertainment.
This free event will include two Chinese Lion Dance performances, Kid's Crafts, Balloon Art, Lunar New Year Specials, and the first 500 people will receive Lucky Red Envelopes.
Celebrating the Year of the Earth Rat, the festival features entertainment, family workshops, food and craft vendors. The Golden Dragon Parade is the oldest celebration of its kind in America.
Look through a large variety of professional and home-built telescopes to view the sun, planets, the moon and deep sky objects like double-stars, star clusters, and nebulae.
February 1: BOOM! POW! WHAM! Bring your ideas for a comic to life with free session on character development and design at Atomic Basement Comic Store.
Join the Hammer Museum for a free screening of The Great Muppet Caper. Reporting on a British jewel heist, intrepid journalists Kermit, Fozzie, and Gonzo settle in at the raucous Happiness Hotel in England and seek the victim of the theft. When Miss Piggy is framed for the crime, Kermit and company work to clear her name. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Parking, $7.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with dance, music and art from China, Vietnam and Korea. Dragon and lion dances by JC Culture will welcome in the new year.
February 2, 9, 16, and 23: Make, look, and talk about art at Andell Family Sundays! This weekly family event features artist-led workshops and friendly gallery tours and activities thematically based on special exhibitions and LACMA’s permanent collection. Create memories together and have fun!
The first Tuesday of each month: Explore the world of art through free-family night. Learn new techniques and practice your skills during workshops.
Meet representatives from each of ABC Unified School District's 21 magnet schools and view highlights from each program.
Families can both save money and make money! Consignors earn top dollar, while buyers save money purchasing name brand, new and nearly-new items.
Select days, January 11 - March 22: Join CMA Educators on a tour of the Point Fermin tidepools. Attend an informative slideshow, then come along on a naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat.
February 8: Share the love with some furry, four-legged friends this Valentine's Day. Kids the chance to win a pizza party for their class. You may end up falling in love with a new friend or critter!
Join this naturalist-led walk in Coyote Hills! See native birds we don’t see in our backyards, like the rare California Gnatcatchers that call out in the early mornings.
February 8: Celebrate America's 16th President at the Lincoln Memorial Shrine's 48th Annual Open House.
February 8: This sweet event has something for all members of the family. Admission is free with tickets for 12 tastings costing $10.
Celebrate the year of the rat with a traditional lion dance, red envelope giveaway, learn the art of Chinese calligraphy and more!
February 9: Help the professor celebrate his birthday at his free party! Learn all about science and more!
January 26, February 9, 16 and 19: Join Caspers Park Foundation volunteers for a one-mile guided nature hike in the beautiful Bell Canyon area of Caspers Wilderness Park.
February 9: Let your little ones' inner Picasso shine at the free art event in Los Angeles.
February 10: Enjoy this free Valentine's Day craft and card workshop.
February 12: Learn the ins-and-outs of how to keep your little ones safe. Instructed by certified safety technicians, parents will learn all about California's child passenger safety seat regulations and more.
Join the Space Center as they set up next to a taco truck and do science!
Don't miss out on this free opportunity to have your child's car seat checked by California Highway Patrol technicians.
February 15: Known for a variety of great food including delicious barbecue, chicken and fish dinners, the annual Black History Parade and Festival, themed “For the Culture – Celebrating Our Excellence”, promises a good time for all.
February 15: Baby shark doo doo dat do! Bring your little ones to this free, fun, and interactive experience centered around the hottest kid's hit of the decade! Enjoy special deals throughout the shopping center after the event is over.
February 15: Experience the energy of New Orleans here in Costa Mesa at the Segerstrom for the Arts Center's free Mardi Gras celebration. Enjoy live music and more, all ages welcome!
Join the Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles for their "10,000th Day," Open House. Guests can observe feeding of recovering seals and sea lions, browse exhibits in the Visitors Center, learn from demonstrations and presentations, meet local supporters, enjoy children's activities, purchase snazzy souvenirs in the gift shop, and much more!
February 16: Celebrate the Lunar New Year with an evening of fun and tradition for the entire family.
February 17: Come mingle with our Founding Fathers during the 27th Annual Presidents’ Day Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.
Spring is right around the corner and nothing says springtime like colorful flowers. Vibrant, colorful gardens are still possible while being water wise. Learn the power of properly prepared soil, varieties of water-thrifty long-term bloomers, the benefits of mulch, and simple design techniques to create stunning flower beds or pots.
February 20-23:The four-day event features tons of baby, children and maternity clothes, room decor, toys, furnishings, shoes, books, outdoor equipment and more.
February 21-23: Discover opportunities for the L.A. disability community with ability-enhancing products and services, play adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and more.
February 21: Learn the ins-and-outs of how to keep your little ones safe. Instructed by certified safety technicians, parents will learn all about California's child passenger safety seat regulations and more.
February 22: A free, family-friendly festival to commemorate the end of the Lunar New Year celebration with music, dance, art making, riddles and food.
February 1: Get your pre-teen ready for the road with this free workshop which will help you and your child navigate the licensing and driving experience. Register by February 24.
February 29: Welcome spring into your home with hand-made crafts, new beauty products and much more. This event is free to attend, proceeds made by vendors will help benefit local homeless populations.
March 7: Celebrate and plant trees this Arbor Day! Help plant over 300 new trees then enjoy a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities at this free Arbor Day Celebration.
Parker Bent will delight audiences of children and families with his original music, sly wit, and warm humor. You may even find yourself on-stage singing with him! Parker's music will have you laughing and rocking. With unique covers such as The Black Keys, Cat Stevens, and Jimmy Reed on his latest album, his music speaks with characteristic skill to both children and the adults in their lives. Join The Wallis for these free family events outside on their Promenade Terrace.