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Kids, ages 5-18, are invited to join Orange County Children's Theatre's cast of DIsney's Frozen Jr! Through the auditions process, OCCT welcomes children from all social and economic backgrounds. An audition workshop will be offered for those auditioning for the Disney's Frozen Jr. production.
Join Pretend City for a month of new cultural celebrations, educational programming, and engaging art activities. January brings celebrations like The Festival of Sleep, Lohri - a Hindu Celebration, Winnie the Pooh Day, and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join in on the fun as they usher in a new decade and set the tone for a spectacular new year!
January 25, February 8, 22 and 23: Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, Monster Jam takes center stage in the world’s most iconic venues, sporting meticulously manicured dirt tracks created with the sole purpose of pushing these perfectly engineered, ever-evolving trucks to their limits. Before the event you can have the opportunity to see massive trucks up close, meet your favorite drivers and crews, get autographs, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly activities at the Monster Jam Pit Party.
Enjoy the Children's Concert Series at Soka University with performances from The Lucky Band, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, and Jazzy Ash & The Leaping Lizards.
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
You're invited to a Gala Benefiting Orange County Children’s Theatre, celebrating 50 years of entertaining kids, ages 5-18, in Orange County! The special fundraiser event includes dinner, auctions, raffles, and special performance by Broadway star Krysta Rodriguez.
Join Pretend City for a month of new cultural celebrations, educational programming, and engaging art activities. February brings celebrations in honor of Black History Month, Asian Culture, Valentine's Day, President's Day and more. Plus, monthly infants-exclusive events, free health screenings, and family autism night. Join in on the fun!
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Go on a thrilling musical adventure filled with magic, mystery and fantastical creatures! Young Minli’s poor village desperately needs good fortune. So she sets out on a quest to find The Old Man in the Moon, who holds all the answers to life’s questions. Adapted from the best-selling book based on Chinese folklore.
At the center of every circus rests a 42-foot ring full of thrills, laughs, and excitement. Cirque Mechanics dares us to leap into the circus ring and experience the timelessness of this evolving art form.
Select dates, January 11 - May 30: The Pet Care Patch Workshop at spcaLA is for young animal lovers, ages 6-12, who are interested in learning about proper animal care and age–appropriate animal issues.
Join the Space Center as they set up next to a taco truck and do science!
You deserve a night on the town. Meanwhile, your kids (age 7-14) want to play and have fun. That's why Code Ninjas offers Parent's Night Out - a win-win evening for families. Your kids will play games, assemble puzzles, build robotics, and more.
February 14, 16, 22 and 23: The Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game showcases incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.
February 15-16: Welcome the 42nd anniversary of Firecracker as the “Year of the Rat” events take place in Historic Chinatown Los Angeles on the weekend of February 15-16, 2020. Run, walk, bike and more. All ages are welcome.
Aspiring astronomers of all ages are invited to the monthly astronomy club meetings, which include a fascinating program about the night sky and a chance to talk about all things astronomy! Plus, use a telescope, build one and learn how to pick the proper telescope and identify different celestial objects.
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!
In this transcendentally powerful new adaptation, Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl, who confronts her rapidly changing life and the increasing horror of her time with astonishing honesty, wit, and determination. Please note that no one under age 7 will be admitted.
February 22-23: Two-day event includes Glow-in-the-Dark Donut Run for all ages (costumes encouraged!), Jr. Reverse Triathlon, and free concert on Friday night; Honoring Our Fallen 5K Run/Walk, a new 5K Rucking Division, 10K Run, 10K Handcycle/Wheelchair, and Reverse Triathlon, on Saturday.
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.
NPR's From the Top comes to The Wallis to amplify and celebrate the amazing talents and voices of virtuosic young musicians from California and beyond. Recommended for adults and children ages 7+, enjoy this behind-the-scenes look combining serious music and informal interviews in a delightful and entertaining concert experience.
Hilarious, Wholesome Fun with Ventriloquist, Singer, Comedian and Celebrity Impressionist Terry Fator
Terry Fator became an overnight sensation when he won the hearts of America on America’s Got Talent in 2007. Get ready for non-stop laughs as he combines ventriloquism with singing celebrity impressions, from Elvis to Maroon 5 and Kermit The Frog; meet some of his puppets, and more!
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.
Dancers and families of all ages can enjoy the wildly popular dance lesson sessions with the three-time Emmy Award-winner and Friends, on the Promenade Terrace. Open to the public, each session will focus on one style of dance, from hip hop to VOGUE, from African dance to Flamenco.
Kids encouraged to come in costume to Wizard Academy! The bumbling Professor Hackensneeze makes a visit from Hogwarts Academy to teach kids and their Muggles, the Secrets of their Innermost Powers. Magic potion recipes and wand etiquette are all part of this family-friendly show, recommended for ages 4+.
Jedi Academy! captivates kids and nostalgic adults alike. Learn the ways of the Jedi with mind tricks, light saber lessons, physical challenges, magical mayhem, and fun ...to defeat the Dark Side. Kids (and kids at heart) are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars character.
Never underestimate the determination of a child! Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart a criminal? In Slingsby’s award-winning signature style, recommended for adults and kids ages 8+, Emil and The Detectives is told by two skilled actors immersed in smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds, and a cinematic score.
Railroad Days in Fullerton at Fullerton Train Museum is free community event focusing on all things Trains! Tour life-size train cars, and visit exhibits from Disneyland and BNSF Railroad. Plus, enter their 10,000-square-foot tent that will be packed with model-train layouts in all scales.
Disney’s worldwide phenomenon is taking Broadway Junior by (snow)storm! Presented by Orange County Children’s Theatre, the enchanting modern classic from Disney is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, this Snow White has laughs for all! Filled with live music, magic, and festive fun, this original take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale is recommended for adults of all ages and children ages 5+.
The kid-centric company is back for more free, outdoor musical sketch comedy based on stories written by children, geared especially for toddlers!