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Join the Southern California Children's Museum for their Wild California exhibit grand opening. This exhibit highlights Southern California’s diverse natural landscape, teaching about its ecology and recreational opportunities offered within each biome.
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!
Celebrate the Year of the Rat during Lunar New Year at Universal Studios Hollywood. Join Po and Tigress from Kung Fu Panda in Po's Village and savor Asian dishes at Mr. Ping's Noodle Shop. Meet Hello Kitty, Illumination's Minions in traditional Chinese attire and Mandarin-speaking Megatron from Transformers.
Ring in the Year of the Rat at the Mouse House with one-of-a-kind festivities, culinary delights and Character greetings.
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.
Every Wednesday: Roll around and have some fun with your little one at Fountain Valley Skating Center.
Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park.
Join Musical Theatre Academy of Orange County for the youth musical performance of Gypsy.
January 30 and 31: Take a walk on the wild side with a behind the scenes look at wildlife photographer Shannon Wild's journey to capture one of the world's most elusive animal: the black panther.
Children ages 3-4 are invited to join the OC Zoo for this hand-on learning class about animals with scales, feathers, or fur. Registration required.
January 30 and February 1: Hit the rinks with your kids at The Rinks Lakewood ICE. Class fee includes skate rentals, half hour of instruction and free practice on your registered class day. Dress warmly and check in early.
January 30: Patrons, birth to 3 years, and caregiver can join in on storytime fun.
Teen volunteers help with craft workshops, public events, and behind the scenes work at Rancho Los Cerritos.
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.
January 31: Introduce your little ones to the wonderful world of science. Watch the Science of Bubbles of Show and have the opportunity to study science concepts such as elasticity, surface tension, chemistry, light, and even geometry!
With grace, agility, and acute precision, performers deliver wondrous gymnastic feats in an awe-inspiring display of the Far East’s mystique.
February 1-2: Life got you down? Spend an hour with award-winning puppeteer, Joshua Holden. The Joshua Show: Episode 2 thrills audiences of all ages by celebrating individuality in ourselves and others, helping to combat the doldrums of everyday life.
First weekend of every month: 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.
February 1-29: Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, science or nature lover, the San Diego Museum Council has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest. The San Diego Museum Month discount pass is free and can be used to get half-price admission at more than 40 local museums in the month of February.
February 1: Come face to face with a gorgeous female lion, Queen Ira, as you help her celebrate her 6th birthday at the Moorpark College Teaching Zoo.
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.
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 the Lunar New Year at The Huntington as the Year of the Rat begins. The festivities will include lion dancers, mask-changing performances, martial arts, Chinese music and dance, painting and calligraphy demonstrations, children's activities, and more.
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!
Honor the lives of those we’ve lost in the space program as we honor the astronauts of Apollo 1, and both the Columbia and Challenger tragedies at the Columbia Memorial Space Center, the national memorial to the Columbia space shuttle and her crew.
First Saturday of every month: Join the museum for their monthly Living History Flying Days. Each day begins with a seminar with panelists who are experts in the topic of the day and special exhibits.
February 1: Yeehaw partner! Join the Lakewood Equestrian Center for Picnic with Ponies, a fun-filled day of horsin' around, including pony kisses, goat yoga, and tons more fun.
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.
February 1 and 5: Make one of a kind Valentine's Day cards for all your friends, family and classmates! Bring a friend and enjoy a 10% discount.
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.
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.
Cirque FLIP Fabrique brings audiences on a fun and tender journey through winter, complete with a flurry of aerial acrobatics. Featuring some of the most exciting circus performers of the moment and all original music performed live, Blizzard takes the stage by storm!
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!
February 2: Celebrate America's underdog, Charlie Brown, at Knott's Berry Farm's Peanuts Celebration days. Guests are invited to pay homage to Charlie Brown by sporting his signature bright yellow zig-zag striped tee, black shorts, and red baseball cap outfit, and join the largest gathering of Charlie Browns in one picture.
A Faery Hunt is a traveling troupe that brings the magic and wonder of faeries and their magical friends to you and your children. Visit their website for pricing and event information.
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.
February 5: Brains, gut and goo-oh my! Let your child explore the wonders of human anatomy.
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.
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.
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.