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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!
Join Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Educators on a tour of the tidepools. Come along on a naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JANUARY 29-30, 2022: Celebrate the Year of the Tiger in Downtown Riverside with food, shopping, and cultural performances! Shows include Taiko Drummers, Lion & Dragon Dance, traditional Chinese dance, K-Pop, and martial arts.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JANUARY 22-23 & 29-30, 2022: Watch Aladdin (1992) in your favorite pajamas and enjoy breakfast in your seat! Breakfast includes a choice of cereal, yogurt, muffin, and juice or coffee.
JANUARY 29 & 30: Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for its 19th annual Festival of Human Abilities, a celebration highlighting the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities.
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.
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.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 23 & 30, 2022: A modern children's musical fairytale for the whole family. Come along as your favorite well-known princesses use their magic to discover the power within all of us.
WEEKENDS: Join the crew of the Research Vessel Sea Explorer for a Whale Watching experience. See whales, dolphins, sea lions, and more as your explore the Pacific Ocean.
NOW - FEBRUARY 6, 2022: Meet over 80 specimens of life-sized, moving replicas of your favorite dinosaurs. Be immersed with a captivating VR experience and the latest video-mapping technology.
SELECTED DATES IN JANUARY: Join Pretend City for Pajama Party, Coco the Chameleon Live Reading, Tu B'Shevat Celebration, Bubble Bath Day, Lohri, MLK Day Celebration, Winnie the Pooh Day, National Puzzle Day, Kids Inventors Day and lots more.
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.
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.
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!
SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2022: Welcome the Year of the Tiger with a lion dance performance by The Immortals lion dance team, a read-aloud, and crafts. Children will get to interact with the lion and have a Q&A with the dancers.
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.
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.
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.
WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS & WEEKENDS: This interactive workshop teaches children how baby chickens grow inside the egg as well as how plants grow! Children will plant their own giant sunflowers to bring home, harvest a vegetable, and visit with our barnyard friends. This workshop is geared towards children ages 4-10. The entire experience lasts about an hour and a half.
Feb 3: Black History Celebration / Feb 4: Basant Panchami / Feb 5-6: Lunar New Year / Feb 12: Valentine's Day Celebration / Feb 13: Baby Steps Baby Bowl / Feb 20: Coco the Chameleon / Feb 21: Presidents' Day / Feb 24: Autism Night / Feb 26-27: Dr. Seuss Weekend
FEBRUARY 4-6, 2022: Step into the magical world of Disney’s Descendants: The Musical featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the Disney Channel Original films.
FRIDAY - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4-6, 2022: The 3-day celebration attracts more than 25,000 people every year! It features attractions, activities, games, food, and live entertainment including Vietnamese singers and performers, lion dancing, firecrackers, and more!
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5-6, 2022: Create your very own Red Envelope, Lunar New Year Dragon, and explore traditional Chinese foods, textures, and tools. Kishin Daiko Drummers will perform Japanese percussive-style drumming on Saturday, February 5 at 11am.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5-6, 2022: Watch Hercules in your favorite pajamas and enjoy breakfast in your seat! Breakfast includes a choice of cereal, yogurt, muffin, and juice or coffee.
FEBRUARY 5-6 and 10-12, 2022: Fans of all ages will have the opportunity to get autographs from current NFL players and legends, participate in games and attractions, create arts and crafts, try on NFL gear, see trophies on display, and more! Free for kids 12 and under.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5-6, 2022: The largest Vietnamese New Year Festival in the nation. The festival offers hundreds of booths, traditional foods, live entertainment, festival games, and customary Vietnamese New Year celebrations.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5-6, 2022: Families can enjoy lion dancers, a mask-changing artist, martial arts demonstrations, Chinese music, art and craft demonstrations, and more.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2022: Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a colorful presentation of Eastern and Western music and dance.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2022: This interactive day gives children with and without disabilities the opportunity to discover common ground. Enjoy activities, themed crafts and tattoos, and more! Event is free. RSVP online.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2022: Explore the Succulent Garden, Fern Grotto and Tropical Conservatory amongst many others, with an expert Docent Tour Guide. This family friendly tour lasts about one hour and is free with garden admission.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2022: The District at Tustin Legacy will be ushering in the Year of the Tiger with lucky red envelope giveaways, kids crafts, lion dancing, culinary delights and festive photo backdrops.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2022: Public family-friendly stargazing event at Caspers Wilderness Park with astronomer and astrophotographer, Allan White.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2022: Ring in the New Year with the roar of the Tiger! Dance with a dragon and lion and watch beautiful traditional performances from China. The entire family will enjoy art projects and face painting.
FEBRUARY 11, 17, 18, 21 & 25: Lil' Chefs will enjoy Valentine‘s Day Workshop, Mardi Gras Party Workshop, Warming Hut Mini-Camp, Presidents Day Mini-Camp and a Parents' Night Out.
SATURDAYS, FEBRUARY 12 - JUNE 4: Watch the classic story come to life with Storybook Theatre of Los Angeles at Theatre West. Storybook Theatre presents non-threatening, interactive musicals with a message for children 3-9 years old.
FEBRARY 12: Come visit the Sanctuary on February 12th for games and valentines crafts. $8 admission.
FEBRUARY 12 & 26: Enjoy Parent & Me Painting: Tulip Collage on the 12th and Worm Composting on the 26th. Reserve tickets early as these sell out.
SELECT SUNDAYS, NOW - JUNE 12: Free monthly outdoor Sunday Funday family events with a variety of engaging programming and dance instruction offered by Emmy Award-winner Debbie Allen! Open to all levels and ages.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2022: Alice and her friends invite you to a wonderful and silly mad tea party. Come dressed up and ready to have fun with Alice, The Red Queen, and The White Rabbit. Make Queen of Hearts Valentines and enjoy fun wonderland games and snacks.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2022: Enjoy opening day of the Children's Museum at La Habra's newest exhibit, Rainforest Rangers. The first 10 families in the doors will receive one huggable plush frog per family. Enjoy a funny frog rainforest craft and visiting reptile presentation at 11am.
SELECT DATES, NOW - JUNE 2022: Tour the farm at your own pace and experience radish planting, chick education, oxen demonstrations and our variety of plants and livestock on display.
FEBRUARY 15: Lots of fluffy cute animals typically get all the love and cuddles, but what about the slimy, scaly and stinky animals? Let’s learn about the "unlovables" in nature and send them some Valentine’s Day love! This fun program is for ages 2 – 6 years. Program is free but space is limited.
FEBRUARY 18, MARCH 18, MAY 20 & JUNE 17: Join FUN-Tastic Family Night at The Center this spring! Each event includes a light dinner followed by family-friendly entertainment.
THIRD WEEKEND OF EVERY MONTH: The Orange County Model Engineers offer public ride days every third weekend of each month. To ride the trains, children must be able to walk and be at least 31" tall. A typical trip takes about 12 minutes and covers two loops of the park.
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.
FEBRUARY 19-21, 2022: Don't miss ankle-breaking crossovers, ball-handling wizardry and an all-new in-game dunk contest. This is the team the whole family can cheer for.
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!
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022: Music from The Incredibles, Superman, and heroic classical favorites such as Rossini's dashing "William Tell Overture". Concert is designed especially for children ages 5-11.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23: Splash along with Baby Shark and Pinkfong as they journey into the sea to sing and dance through some of your favorite songs.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26-27, 2022: The Aquarium of the Pacific will host its twentieth annual African-American Festival, which features music, dance, storytelling, and historical displays.
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