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September 2021

Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles

MARCH 11 - SEPTEMBER 12, 2021: Butterflies are taking flight at the museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies in our seasonal Butterfly Pavilion. This springtime exhibition features hundreds of butterflies, colorful native plants, and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures shimmer.

Dates:
Thursday, September 9
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Location:
Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Cost:
$6

Chuck Jones: Season of Creativity – Community Art Events at Orange County Great Park in Irvine

NOW - SEPTEMBER 12: Enjoy free family-friendly community art events. No registration is needed, and all ages are welcome. Drop-in activities are available while supplies last. Visit the Great Park Gallery to see artwork from Chuck Jones and sign up for recreational classes.

Dates:
Thursday, September 9
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Location:
Orange County Great Park, 8000 Great Park Blvd.
Irvine, 92618

Ocean Institute Annual Maritime Festival

SEPTEMBER 10-12: Three-day event includes cannon battles, Mermaid Breakfast, ship tours, live music, food trucks, educational demonstrations Mermaid  Stories and Swim Shows, vendor booths and lots more. 

Dates:
Friday, September 10 - Sunday, September 12
Location:
Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA

OC Parks Sunset Cinema Series

FRIDAYS, JUNE 18 - SEPTEMBER 10: OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings family-friendly movies to the big screen at your favorite regional parks. Grab a drink and a snack and get cozy for a screening under the stars.

Dates:
Friday, September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cost:
Free

Touch-A-Truck

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: An outdoor family-friendly event designed to allow children to explore and interact with vehicles of all shapes and sizes. There will be fun for everyone in the family, including meet and greets with the people who build, protect, and serve Orange County, arts and crafts, and food trucks.

Dates:
Saturday, September 11
Location:
Orange County Great Park, 8000 Great Park Blvd.
Irvine, 92618
Cost:
$8.75

Weekend Train & Trolley Rides at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris

Weekends, June 5 - September 26: Take a ride on the Museum Railway on a real operating trolley or behind a locomotive every weekend. Parking, entry to grounds, and entry to open exhibits are free (except during special ticketed events). Select trains and trolleys run every weekend for $8-12.

Dates:
Saturday, September 11
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Location:
Southern California Railway Museum, 2201 South A Str.
Perris, CA 92570
Cost:
$8 – $12

Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, SEPTEMBER 4-26: Celebrate the magic of childhood and the charities that work tirelessly to improve the lives of children across Southern California. The event features a host of free, family-fun entertainment and activities on weekends throughout September.

Dates:
Saturday, September 11
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Location:
South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, 92626
Cost:
Free

Easy Mornings at Grand Park in LA

SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 4-25: Grand Park’s Easy Mornings offers a calm start to the weekend with relaxing and family-friendly activities in Grand Park on Saturday mornings this September. Each week will feature a mixture of different activities, including arts-based workshops, wellness and dance workshops, public art and live DJ entertainment.

Dates:
Saturday, September 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Location:
Grand Park Los Angeles, 200 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost:
Free

Remembering September 11, 2001 at Nixon Library

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: The Nixon Library will present 23 tons of wreckage from the World Trade Center as a symbol of national grief and resolve. The ceremony also includes a fleet of fire engines, the firefighter's "Final Alarm," formal presentation of Colors and National Anthem, and musical performances.

Dates:
Saturday, September 11 @ 11:00 am
Location:
Richard Nixon Presidential Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Cost:
Free

Knott’s Scary Farm in Buena Park

SELECT NIGHTS, SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 31: Terror comes to life as the theme park shifts into your worst nightmare, with horrifying monsters and hair-raising scares looming around every turn. Guests will have to confront their greatest fears with 15 haunted attractions, including five sinister scare zones, eight mesmerizing mazes, and two seasonal ride overlays to some of your favorite park attractions.

Dates:
Thursday, September 16
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Location:
Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, 90620
Cost:
$50 – $72

Pop-Up Roller Rink Opens at 2nd & PCH in Long Beach

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Pigeon's Roller Rink, a pop-up roller skate venue offers excitement on eight wheels for all ages with a variety of reservation-based public skate sessions, classes, and private parties. Entrance to the rink requires a reservation at all times.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18
Location:
2nd & PCH, 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, 90803
Cost:
$25 – $30

California Coastal Cleanup Day in Orange County

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Every year, Coastal Cleanup Day brings the community together to remove trash and plastic pollution at beaches and waterways throughout the state. Here's a list of all participating Orange County sites.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18
Cost:
Free

Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch in Irvine

SEPTEMBER 18 - OCTOBER 31: Have you ever picked your own pumpkin right out of the pumpkin patch? Tanaka Farms is one of the only farms in Orange County with a REAL pumpkin patch! There's lots of activities, from wagon rides to arts and crafts.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 - Sunday, October 31
Location:
Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Drive
Irvine, 92612
Cost:
$6 – $16

Pumpkin Patch at Irvine Park Railroad

SEPTEMBER 18 - OCTOBER 31: Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch in Orange County is fun for the entire family. Enjoy the many activities for kids of all ages. Enjoy a not too spooky haunted house, hay maze, hay pyramid, picture stands, and lots of other fun activities.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 - Sunday, October 31
Location:
Irvine Park Railroad, 1 Irvine Park Rd.
Orange, CA 92869
Cost:
Free

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live at Toyota Arena in Ontario

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18-19: Fans of all ages will enjoy an exciting new and expanded lineup of epic monster trucks as they experience the thrill of watching the iconic Hot Wheels monster truck toys comes to life in a full-size, kid-focused, immersive Hot Wheels experience.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 - Sunday, September 19
Location:
Toyota Arena, 4000 E. Ontario Center Pkwy.
Ontario, 91764
Cost:
$10 – $55

Pirate Festival at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Join Southern California Railway Museum for a day full of pirate festivities. Families can experience family-friendly entertainment including Mermaid/Mermen Pod, games, treasure hunt, and Pirate Academy. Learn how to talk and dress like a pirate and hear about real pirates!

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:
Southern California Railway Museum, 2201 South A Str.
Perris, CA 92570
Cost:
$15 – $50

Family Fun Celebration at The District at Tustin Legacy

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Donate school supplies and enjoy interactive activities such as robotics demos and legos, science, sports activities, finger skateboarding, arts and crafts, teacher appreciation notes, interactive bubbles with BubblePOP, meet and greet "Dash the Dino", live DJ, giveaways, and more.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location:
The District at Tustin Legacy, 2437 Park Ave.
Tustin, 92782
Cost:
Free

Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Come along on a New Orleans-style musical adventure with Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards. Songs highlight the magic of movement, with a lot of sugar and sass thrown in, Crescent City–style. Arranged and enhanced for a new generation, Jazzy Ash’s music encourages kids and their grown-ups to celebrate the music of New Orleans as part of the American folk music heritage.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Cost:
$15

Kids Fest: Free Bowling for Every Child at Bowlmor Lanes

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: It's your family's favorite day to bowl, eat, and have fun. Bring the whole family and celebrate with 1 free hour of bowling and shoe rental for kids (under 18), free $5 arcade card, and deals on food and bowling for adults

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Autumn Moon Festival at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: Listen and dance to lovely music performed on traditional instruments, be entertained by a Changing Faces and Kung-Fu performance, create art, and taste moon cakes at the first live on-site family festival in over a year.

Dates:
Sunday, September 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:
Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706 United States

Parents Night Out at Lil’ Chef School

JUNE 25, JULY 30, AUGUST 27 & SEPTEMBER 24: Kids make Firecracker Chicken Meatballs, Pizza on a Stick, Funnel Cakes, Strawberry Scones, Cheesy Potato Casserole and lot more in these themed Friday night workshops.

Dates:
Friday, September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location:
Lil’ Chef School, 15435 Jeffrey Road, #132
Irvine, 92618
Cost:
$55
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