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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 21 - March 2: Based in Las Vegas, the troupe tours the states bringing entertainment, excitement and displays of extraordinary talent for audiences of all ages.
January 30 - February 3: Based in Las Vegas, the troupe tours the states bringing entertainment, excitement and displays of extraordinary talent for audiences of all ages.
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!
Want to have fun while giving back to nature? Then come help out at the Native Seed Farm in Irvine! There you can help the Irvine Ranch Conservancy grow and harvest native seeds which will be used to repair wildland right here in Orange County.
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.
Run away with the circus, for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure. Experience Circus Vargas' all new 2020 production, Mr. V's Big Top Dream! ....a tribute to the man himself. A magnificent, mega-hit production guaranteed to thrill and enchant children of all ages.
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
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!
The Young Americans return to La Mirada Theatre with their family-friendly Showstoppers, to pay tribute to many famous songwriters and Broadway musicals. The cast will feature Young Americans alumni as well as their resident company.
This delightful, wildly theatrical adaptation brings Madeleine L’Engle’s acclaimed story magically to life. Plus, enjoy photos and autographs after each performance. Great for the entire family (recommended for age 8+; babes in arms and children under 4 are not permitted except at the Relaxed Performance on February 22 at 11 a.m.).
March 28: Celebrate the peacock at the LA Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Enjoy interactive activities from meeting the birds to designing your very own colorful, feathered, peacock inspired costume.
Parents can have a night out with their Valentine, while Lil’ Chefs cook together during the Valentine's Baking class; kids enjoy a President's Day Mini Camp; learn to make jerk chicken, jambalaya, and beignets at the Mardi Gras workshop; and whip up breakfast for dinner at the annual Pajama Party!
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
February 21 - March 7: An enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft, the Rose Center Theater's production of Mary Poppins will make you believe "anything can happen if you let it." See online promo code inside to get a $15 ticket to any Friday or Saturday night showing!
Every Saturday, visit the Columbia Memorial Space Center during Saturday Science for fun and educational science activities and demonstrations.
Kids (ages 4-10) and their caregiver are invited to a fun-filled afternoon tasting and making chocolate treats! Discover where chocolate comes from, and taste different flavors. Then create, decorate, and wrap four of your own chocolate bars to take home.
February 29: Join Peter and his brave animal friends on an adventure to outsmart the Big Bad Wolf! Enjoy free themed activities before the show.
It's the biggest baking, pastry, and sweets convention on the West Coast! Visit exhibitors, try delicious samples, freebies, classes, and celebrity appearances from Duff Goldman, Masterchef Junior Malia Brauer, plus a fun Kids Zone!
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.
Saturdays, January 25 - April 25: Kids (3-12) receive an art lesson presented by Wyland, via video feed, then continue the adventure with a two-hour whale watching trip on Dana Wharfs flagship 95 ft. vessel, the Dana Pride for $5.
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.
Every Saturday and Sunday: Take a one hour long wagon ride around the farm. Learn about the farming methods and history of the farm from your friendly tour guide.
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.
February: Enjoy some hands-on family crafting! Grownups and kids will work together to design and create fun holiday projects.
February 29 - March 1: CHOO CHOO! Here comes the train! Celebrate Irvine Park Railroad's 24th Anniversary with fun, food, games and more.
February 29: Celebrate the 6th-annual Bob Baker Day with a day-long celebration of imagination through puppetry, crafts, games, exhibits, and educational booths from local arts and community organizations.
February 29: Strike a pose! Explore art galleries and make are of your own to take home.
Free Saturday Family Theatre, presented by International City Theatre, features The Spirit of Black Folklore. The show explores the pride of heritage and a willingness to laugh despite the odds, using folktales and literature from African and African American cultures.
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.
Join other families and work together to learn about robotics and how to build them. Start with learning age appropriate robotics and introduce a project, learn about gears and making things move.
February 29 and March 1: See top-notch dancers from South Bay Ballet perform in "Bravo! The Classic & Contemporary Ballet Experience."
February 23 - March 1, 8, 15, and 22: Based on the classic story by Margery Williams, this version of The Velveteen Rabbit begins with a young boy opening his gifts on Christmas day.
March 1: Spirit Run hosts running and walking events for every age and fitness level.
Take yourself out of the ordinary. The Flower Fields will be open from March 1 through May 10, 2020. 9 am – 6 pm daily.
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.
March 1: The Peninsula Committee Los Angeles Philharmonic invites you to Music in the Garden, which showcases young musicians of Peninsula and South Bay schools.
Celebrate March with Read Across America Day, The Holi Festival, St. Patrick’s Day, School Readiness Fair, more!
Join Pretend City for a month of new cultural celebrations, educational programming, and engaging art activities. March brings celebrations like Read Across America Day, honoring the holidays of Purim, The Holi Festival, St. Patrick's Day, and Persian New Year. Plus, visit their First Annual School Readiness Fair, and annual Kidstock. Join in on the fun!
March 2: Enjoy a family-friendly day of art, food, and fun, featuring museum tours, backstage tours, an interactive dance party, and two performances by children's musical group Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards at this year's Family Arts Fest!
The first Tuesday of each month: Explore the world of art through free-family night. Learn new techniques and practice your skills during workshops.
March 3: The live theatrical production of "Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: Neighbor Day" is promised to be filled with music, dancing, and wonderful surprises for children, parents, and grandparents alike.
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.
March 6 and 7: We know the wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round, but how? And what makes Pokémon go? And what about bugs – are they really the next big source of protein? Discover answers to all those questions, and lots more, at the second annual STEA²M Fair – EXTREME STEAM. EXTREME FUN. at Fairplex.
The Lakewood Run returns on Saturday, March 7, 2020 when Sheriff's deputies, recreational runners, families and kids will gather at the starting line in front of the Lakewood Sheriff's Station to run the event's 5K/10K course for time, or do the 1K "Fun Run" or a 5K walk.
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.
March 7-8 and 14-15: The Dana Point Festival of Whales is one of Southern California’s largest seafaring celebrations and reaches out to whale admirers around the world. Dana Point is teeming with festivities every winter during this special time of year, offering something for everyone.
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.
Choo choo! Enjoy a day full of fun and learning for the whole family, where you can peruse models and toy trains, railroad collectibles, art and books. Railroad historians and preservationists will be on hand to tell the story of Southern California's railway history.
Life-sized Hot Wheels, raffle prizes, Hot Wheels + Endless Tracks, train rides, and much more!