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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.
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!
February 29 - March 1: CHOO CHOO! Here comes the train! Celebrate Irvine Park Railroad's 24th Anniversary with fun, food, games and more.
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!
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.).
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.
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.
February 29 and March 1: See top-notch dancers from South Bay Ballet perform in "Bravo! The Classic & Contemporary Ballet Experience."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
March 7: Join the Cube for the world’s leading technology fair for young people! Coolest Projects USA empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers, and entrepreneurs.
Learn about all the wonders of the garden with hands-on interactive events for the whole family.
May the force be with you! Kids will paint their own baby Yoda "child." Each child will receive a canvas, apron, brushes and paint to create their masterpiece and take home.
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.
March 7: Join the Chinese American Museum for the 19th Annual Los Angeles Lantern Festival. Their free signature event culminates the Lunar New Year festivities with engaging community booths, museum tours, live entertainment, music, and arts & crafts.
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 8, March 7 and March 14: Complimentary, immersive and one-of-a-kind. POP at The Broad Stage allows you to take the stage into your own hands. Whether it be salsa dancing classes, close up magic lessons or face painting sessions, there's a little something for everyone.
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!
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show, recommended for kids (age 3+) and their family. Grab your compass and join the intrepid explorer across uncharted territories to discover a prehistoric world of astonishing (and remarkably lifelike) dinosaurs.
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.
March 8: Show off your kite skills and enjoy other's creations. Live music, dance classes and sponsor giveaways. Free community event.
March 8: Join Farhang Foundation for the 12th Annual Celebration of Nowruz at UCLA's Royce Hall and Dickson Courts. The event includes musical performances, children's activities, dancers, a Haft Sîn display and our annual Persian Costume "Spring Walk".
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+.
Sunday Circle is a monthly event for the children, volunteers and staff of The Friendship Circle to come together for a variety of entertainment, recreation and enrichment activities such as music, art, sports, and dance sessions.
March 8: Compete to win $1,000. This bee is for U.S. students currently enrolled in grades 3-5. Students from public, private and parochial schools, as well as home-schooled students are welcome. You do NOT need your school's permission to compete.
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.