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November 2021

Lightscape at the LA Arboretum

NOVEMBER 12 - JANUARY 16: Wander through the magnificent Winter Cathedral and experience the breathtaking Fire Garden and more. Lightscape transforms the Arboretum into a night of wonder and light for an unforgettable holiday event for family and friends.

Dates:
Friday, November 12, 2021 - Sunday, January 16, 2022
Location:
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 North Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007 United States

Winter Frolic at Kidspace Children’s Museum

NOVEMBER 19 - JANUARY 9: Kidspace transforms into a land wonder and delight at its first annual Winter Frolic. Enjoy the no-ice Sock Skating Rink, "ice fishing" in the stream, building winter sculptures using special "ice blocks", and decorate a snowflake.

Dates:
Friday, November 19, 2021 - Sunday, January 9, 2022
Location:
Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 North Arroyo Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91103

Big Bear Snow Play

NOVEMBER 21 - EASTER: Big Bear Snow Play sports the longest runs in Southern California, serviced by a Magic Carpet uphill lift that eliminates the tiring uphill struggle through snow. Lift-assisted inner tubing lets parents and children conserve their energy for the thrilling downhill twists and turns and not on walking uphill!

Dates:
Sunday, November 21, 2021 - Monday, January 31, 2022
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Location:
Big Bear Snow Play, 42825 Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear Lake,

Enchanted Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens

NOVEMBER 21 – JANUARY 9, 2022: Enchanted is an interactive, nighttime experience, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens.

Dates:
Sunday, November 21, 2021 - Sunday, January 9, 2022
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Location:
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

LA Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

NOVEMBER 27 - JANUARY 7, 2022: The annual LA Kings Holiday Ice presented by Coca-Cola brings outdoor ice skating to L.A. LIVE on Xbox Plaza right out front of STAPLES Center. Skate your way into the holiday season and enjoy the rink.

Dates:
Saturday, November 27, 2021 - Friday, January 7, 2022
Location:
LA Live, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
Cost:
$20 – $25

January 2022

Holiday Light Festival Train Ride in Griffith Park

NOVEMBER 26, 2021 — JANUARY 7, 2022: Enjoy an evening train ride around the festively decorated, one-mile track. Magical scenes and tens of thousands of lights will captivate you and your family, and set the mood for a wonderful holiday season.

Dates:
Wednesday, January 5
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Location:
Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Cost:
$5

GLOW at South Coast Botanic Garden

NOVEMBER 20 - JANUARY 17, 2022: South Coast Botanic Garden is proud to present GLOW (Garden Lights & Ocean Waters), a visually stunning light display that will transform their lush botanic oasis into an oceanic experience.

Dates:
Wednesday, January 5
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Location:
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula,
Cost:
$34.95

Free Mobile Recess – City of Long Beach

NOW - FEBRUARY 22, 2022: City of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine's Mobile Recess Program conducts supervised physical fitness, and arts and crafts activities for ages 5-14 along designated streets blocked off for safety.

Dates:
Wednesday, January 5
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Cost:
Free

L.A. Zoo Lights at Los Angeles Zoo

NOVEMBER 19 – JANUARY 9: L.A. Zoo Lights returns for the 2021-22 season and is back with more glowing animals and an unforgettable nighttime journey that includes the world’s largest illuminated pop-up storybook, a magical disco ball forest, giant glittering snowflakes, and a twinkling tunnel filled with dynamic swirls of color.

Dates:
Wednesday, January 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Location:
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Cost:
$12 – $22

Family Matinees at the Academy Museum in LA

JANUARY 7, 14, 15, 21 & 22: The Academy Museum screens films for families of all ages. All films in this series are rated G or PG, unless otherwise noted. This month: Fantastic Mr. Fox, Fly Away & Paddington.

Dates:
Friday, January 7
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Location:
Academy Museum, 6067 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Beginning Archery Class at Mile Square Park

JANUARY 8 & 22, FEBRUARY 19, MARCH 5 & 19: Join OC Parks staff and OC Parks volunteers for a beginning archery course for first-time archers. This course will include safety instruction and provide you with an introduction to the sport of archery. All archery equipment will be provided. Registration is required. FREE!

Dates:
Saturday, January 8
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Location:
Mile Square Regional Park, 16801 Euclid St.
Fountain Valley, 92708

Yeti’s Snow Play at Mountain High

WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS THROUGH MARCH: Make it a “Snow Day” at the Yeti’s Snow Play. Slide down the tubing lanes, take a scenic sky chair ride, or meet the Yeti and his friends. It’s all at Mountain High, Southern California’s closest winter resort, located just an hour and a half away in Wrightwood.

Dates:
Saturday, January 8
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Location:
Mountain High Resort, 24510 State Highway 2
Wrightwood, CA 92397

U-Pick Wagon Rides at Tanaka Farm

WEEKENDS: Come on out to the farm for a U-Pick Wagon Ride that includes a wagon ride around the farm led by one of their tour guides. You will learn about Tanaka Farms and its history, farming methods, and the crops they grow. You will make a few stops in the fields to pick your own produce. After the wagon ride, visit the animals in the Barnyard Educational Exhibit!

Dates:
Saturday, January 8
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Location:
Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Drive
Irvine, 92612

Schoolhouse Rock Live at La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts

JANUARY 9: Childsplay Theatre brings the classic Saturday morning cartoons to life with Schoolhouse Rock Live! Academic subjects will never seem boring again when presented through mega-hits like “Conjunction Junction,” “Just a Bill,” “Interplanet Janet” or “Three is a Magic Number.”

Dates:
Sunday, January 9 @ 3:30 pm
Location:
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd.
La Mirada, CA 90638

Flower & Firecracker Festival in Westminster

JANUARY 14 - FEBRUARY 1, 2022: Shop for exotic flowers and trees to use as gifts and decoration for Lunar New Year. The Flower Festival will be open 10am - 10pm daily through January 30. The Asian Garden mall will host its Firecracker Festival at noon on February 1.

Dates:
Friday, January 14
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Location:
Asian Garden Mall, 9200 Bolsa Ave.
Westminster, CA 92683 United States

Last Stop on Market Street at South Coast Repertory

SELECTED DATES, JANUARY 14-23: Come along on a musical joy ride! CJ is staying with his Nana in the city, where everything is different than home. The food, the people, the noise—it’s too much. He just wants to stay inside and watch videos, but Nana’s having none of that. So together they board the Number 5 bus for an adventure, and CJ learns to look past the surface and appreciate the good in others.

Dates:
Friday, January 14
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Location:
South Coast Repertory Theater, 655 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa,

Royal Princess Ball at Play & Parties in Orange

SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2022: Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella invites you to the Royal Princess Ball! Come dressed in your royal best, as your favorite princesses perform their favorite songs, play fun princess games, and teach you how to be a proper princess.

Dates:
Sunday, January 16
Location:
Play & Parties, The Village at Orange Mall, 1500 E. Village Way, Ste. 2131
Orange, CA 92865

Jurassic Quest in San Diego

JANUARY 21-23, 2022: A unique indoor experience for the whole family including more than 100 life-like dinosaurs, dinosaur themed rides and attractions, live dinosaur shows, interactive science and art activities, a “Triceratots” soft play area for the littlest explorers, photo opportunities, and more. 

Dates:
Friday, January 21 - Sunday, January 23
Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, 92014

Open Cockpit Day at Lyon Air Museum

SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022: Climb aboard the B-17 "Fuddy Duddy" for an educational cockpit tour with a docent. First tour will begin at 10am and run until the end of the day.

Dates:
Saturday, January 22
Location:
Lyon Air Museum, 19300 Ike Jones Road
Santa Ana, 92707 United States

Monster Jam at Angel Stadium in Anaheim

January 22 & 23; February 19 & 20 and February 26 & 27: It’s time to fire up the engines again as the most action-packed motorsports experience for families roars back into the iconic SoCal dirt battleground home at Angel Stadium for three adrenaline-charged weekends! Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Monster Jam features world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill.

Dates:
Saturday, January 22
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Location:
Angel Stadium, 2000 E. Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, CA
Cost:
$26 – $70

Stratford School Open House – Altadena, Mission Viejo, and West Los Angeles Campus

SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022: Discover Stratford School — where their advanced and intentionally balanced curriculum inspires children to become creative problem-solvers, imaginative innovators, and confident leaders. Meet campus leadership, teachers and staff, and explore Stratford's enriched educational program.

Dates:
Saturday, January 22

Reptile Super Show at Pomona Fairplex

JANUARY 22-23, 2022: Over 100,000 square-feet of reptile, amphibians, turtles, supplies, cages, lights, supplements, educational workshops, and more. Reptile Super Show is a fun and educational environment for the reptile enthusiast in your family.

Dates:
Saturday, January 22 - Sunday, January 23
Location:
Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W McKinley Ave.
Pomona, California 91768
Cost:
$10 – $16

Cinderella – Opera for Kids with the Pacific Symphony

JANUARY 29: This enchanting rags-to-riches fairy-tale opera adapts Rossini’s sparkling work especially for young audiences. From start to finish, you’ll be swept away by show-stopping vocal fireworks, toe-tapping tunes, high-spirited comedy and colorful costumes — all leading up to a happily-ever-after grand finale!

Dates:
Saturday, January 29
Location:
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA

Snowfest in Lake Forest

SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022: Free snow play area for kids 10 and under, sleds and saucers available to slide down the mountain of snow, plus guest appearances from a galaxy far far away. Pre-registration mandatory.

Dates:
Saturday, January 29
Location:
Pittsford Park – Lake Forest, 21701 Pittsford Dr
Lake Forest,

Weekend Family Crafting at reDiscover Center in Los Angeles

SATURDAY & SUNDAYS, NOW - DECEMBER 31, 2022: Have a blast making art from upcycled materials. Your table is stocked with curated recycled materials and "rediscovered" offcuts and scraps from local manufacturers, along with freshly sanitized crafting tools and kid-friendly fasteners. 

Dates:
Saturday, January 29
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Location:
reDiscover Center, 12958 W Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066 United States
Cost:
$40

Lunar New Year at Cerritos Towne Center

SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022: Bring the family to the Lunar New Year Celebration at Cerritos Towne Center. This free event will include Chinese Lion Dance performances, kids' crafts, photo opportunities and Lucky Red Envelope giveaway.

Dates:
Saturday, January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location:
Cerritos Towne Center, 12989 Park Plaza Drive
Cerritos, CA
Cost:
Free

Lunar New Year Celebration at Citadel Outlets

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JANUARY 29-30, 2022: Watch exciting lion dances, traditionally used to bring good luck and fortune, taking place throughout the center and in Center Court hourly from noon to 2pm.

Dates:
Saturday, January 29 @ 12:00 pm - Sunday, January 30 @ 2:00 pm
Location:
Citadel Outlets, 100 Citadel Drive
Los Angeles,

Lunar New Year at Westfield Santa Anita

SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022: Performances include Lion Dance, YaYa Dance, Chinese Zither, Hip Hop, and Mask Changing Dance. Enjoy activities including live calligraphy, tiger stripe airbrush hair, memory card game, and zodiac coloring sheets.

Dates:
Saturday, January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:
Westfield Santa Anita, 400 S. Baldwin Ave. Suite 231
Arcadia,

Lunar New Year Celebration at MainPlace Mall in Santa Ana

SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022: Ring in the Year of the Tiger with a variety of entertainment and activities, including talented stilt walkers, zither performance, and themed crafts in the Center Court, balloon twister, and beautiful décor throughout the shopping center.

Dates:
Saturday, January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
MainPlace Mall, 2800 N Main St. C
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Cost:
Free

St Hedwig Open House

JANUARY 30: Serving students from TK-8th grade, St. Hedwig School strives to develop the whole child, one who is academically competitive and who demonstrates good character grounded in Catholic values. Visit their Open House at 11 a.m.

Dates:
Sunday, January 30 @ 11:00 am
Location:
St. Hedwig, 11482 Los Alamitos Blvd.
Los Alamitos, 90720

Lunar New Year at Rodeo 39 in Stanton

SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2022: Rodeo 39 Public Market will celebrate the Year of the Tiger with entertainment including a contortionist and roaming stilt walker, along with a lion dance performance beginning at 6:30pm.

Dates:
Sunday, January 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location:
Rodeo 39 Public Market, 12885 Beach Blvd.
Stanton, CA 90680 United States
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