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Buena Park invites K-6 students who live in Buena Park and surrounding cities to participate in the 43rd Annual Elementary Art Show! This year's theme is: We Love Artists!
Active, full-time fire and law enforcement personnel, including EMTs, may receive complimentary admission for themselves and 1 guest (maximum of 2 complimentary admissions will be issued) during Knott's fire and law enforcement appreciation days.
January 7-12: Featuring pulsing, original music, custom-made instruments, surprise audience interaction and hilarious absurdity, join the Blue Men in a joyful experience that unites audiences of all ages.
Cruising into Los Angeles, this event showcases hundreds of vessels from entry-level family cruisers to million dollar yachts, plus the latest in boating, outdoors, and marine accessories. Features a kids zone, educational seminars from industry experts, on-the-water boating workshops and maritime fun for all-ages.
January 10-12: Perfect for kids who love dinosaurs! Run around and play with walking dinosaurs, meet baby dinos, enjoy fossil digs, dinosaur rides, science stations, crafts, face painting, bounce houses, and more. Experience the thrill of being submersed among some of the most enormous and vicious ancient sea creatures to ever lurk our ocean’s depths in their all-new exhibit, Ancient Oceans.
Bricks LA is an annual convention for fans of Lego to get together and share their common love for the brick with the public.
Join artisans, food vendors, live performers, merchants and thousands of your family and friends to welcome the arrival of spring at Monterey Park’s annual street festival.
A fantasy of light transforms the Arboretum into an evening wonderland. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest.
An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances, FROZEN is everything you want in a musical: It’s moving. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway joy.
Glide into the holidays at Pershing Square! The Bai Holiday Ice Rink offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity and the impressive city skyline, the outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy entertainment and ice skating in Los Angeles under the sun and stars. Open daily starting November 14, 2019, until January 20, 2020, you won’t want to miss this magical winter wonderland that promises to delight all ages. Take a…
Ice Rink will be open November 30 - January 12: LA Kings Holiday Ice Rink is only here for a limited time, so don't miss out on this fun family activity!
Join the LA Kings for the annual Holiday Ice! Make the most out of the holiday season by skating with your family and friends at The Promenade at Westfield Topanga. Open daily. $14-17 includes skate rental.
Join the Ocean Institute for a tidepool hike led by one of their expert naturalists! The hike will take you into the rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home.
Annie JR. features everyone's favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.
Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to the beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa Monica, an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink. Plus, enjoy free musical performances every Sunday.
Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Disney's Tarzan the Musical also features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins. This production of Tarzan, presented by Orange County Children's Theatre, is perfect for all ages!
Take the family for a docent-led tidepool walk and see what how many different creatures you can find. Free; parking, $15. See schedule below, locations and times vary.
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.
The circus wagons are rumbling into town! The Bob Baker Marionette Ringmaster is proud to bring you the greatest puppet show on Earth where the fiercest and the timidest of animals roam, trapeze performers execute daring, spine chilling aerial feats of acrobatics, and the clowns do what clowns do best... fun! fun!
Join the Hammer Museum for Family Flicks. As Ben Gates (Nicholas Cage) tries to find and decipher ancient riddles that will lead him to the legendary Knights Templar treasure, he’s dogged by a ruthless enemy, and must steal the Declaration of Independence or let it, and a key clue to the mystery, fall into dangerous hands.
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.
Docents lead guests through time as they discuss the historic plants and how they were used by past residents.
January 10-12: Do you enjoy art, theater and music? Have you ever thought about posing on a stage? Do you enjoy being in the spotlight? And can you stand still for 90 seconds? Perfect! You could be a volunteer cast-member in the 2020 Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach.
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!
Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park.
Kids (5-11) are invited to practice science like a real astronaut at the Kids Club Space Explore Lab.
Kids ages 3-4 are invited to this hand-on class to find out why some animals have big or small noses or ears, and what their toes look like!
Read “Worm Weather” by Jean Taft, meet the SuperWorms, make Play Dough Worms, and do some Worm Track Painting.
Join the Laguna Playhouse's youth theatre for this funny and lovable production of The Perfect Dog.
Ring in the Year of the Rat at the Mouse House with one-of-a-kind festivities, culinary delights and Character greetings.
This family friendly tour teaches about the history and development of the harbor, from Native Americans to the recreational harbor there is today.
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
Every Saturday, visit the Columbia Memorial Space Center during Saturday Science for fun and educational science activities and demonstrations.
Honor civil rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a community parade starting at Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Anaheim Street and ending with a festival at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. The festival includes entertainment, food booths, craft vendors, games and rides.
A fun and fascinating 45-minute concert designed especially for children 5-11. Step under the big top at the zany circus, as talented singers take the stage in a rollicking, kid-friendly version of Donizetti’s comic opera “The Elixir of Love.”
Recognize and appreciate kindness this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend! Share stories of friendship and love on a community tapestry, decorate kindness stones to share with others, and create solutions to help others in local cities and neighborhoods.
Join Long Beach community members for the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace & Unity Parade and Celebration.
Kids are invited to a fun morning of fishing at Irvine Regional Park! Trophies will be given to the participants who catch the largest fish!
Join the City of Inglewood to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
January 18-19: Get "Behind the Scenes" at this annual all-day event, where visitors get special access and tours of locomotives, passenger and freight cars, streetcars, interurban electric cars and artifacts dating back to 1870. Includes unlimited rides on classic passenger trains and trolleys. Bring the whole family for a fun and fascinating day!
Ocean Institute beach cleanups removed over 1,700 pounds of trash in 2019. Help prevent even more trash from entering our ocean in 2020.
Join the Ocean Institute’s marine educators in exploring the ocean from the top to bottom, while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during our 2.5-hour long marine life exploration program.
Justin Rudd's nonprofit Community Action Team (C.A.T.) donate $5 for every person (up to $2,000) of a group/charity team that participates in the 30-Minute Beach Cleanup and stays for the Long Beach Polar Splash in Belmont Shore on the eastern edge of Rosie's Dog Beach.
Celebrate the good doctor's brithday with a special family show at 11 a.m. Plus, enjoy hands-on demos in the museum galleries and the Dr. Franklin show in the museum theater.
January 18: SouthBay Pavilion and The L.A. South Chamber of Commerce "King Week Celebration" honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin L. King Jr. There will be community resources, youth parade and speeches, and vendor marketplace.
It will be a fun afternoon for the whole family with a face painter, a balloon twister, crafts, stilt walkers, calligraphy artist, Wishing Tree, Lion Dances, giveaways and more!
In celebration of Lunar New Year, Westfield Santa Anita is hosting live performances including a special Lion Dance performance by the Ane Thanh Lion Dance Troupe.
See Carbon Canyon Regional Park in a completely different setting - in the dark! Park rangers will lead a starlit hike showcasing the natural wonders that can only be seen at night. Plus hot cocoa and cookies!
Watch motorcycle racing at its finest with the Monster Energy AMA Supercross.
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.