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June 2022

Outdoor Summer Movies Across LA & Orange County

Enjoy summer movies in Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Bellflower, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Lake Forest, Lakewood, Laguna Niguel, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, OC Parks, Placentia, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Stanton, Tustin, Westminster, Whittier, Yorba Linda, and more!

Dates:
Wednesday, June 8 - Wednesday, August 31

2022 Outdoor Summer Concerts

Outdoor summer concerts in Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Bellflower, Brea, Buena Park, Cerritos, Cypress, Dana Point, Downey, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Lakewood, Long Beach, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, OC Parks, Placentia, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Signal Hill, Tustin, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.

Dates:
Monday, June 20 - Saturday, August 27

July 2022

Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa

JULY 15 - AUGUST 14: The OC Fair is excited to welcome you back to “Feel the Sunshine”! Get up close with animals in the petting zoo, check out exhibits, go shopping, and enjoy local groups performing on community stages.

Dates:
Friday, July 15 - Sunday, August 14
Location:
OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Cost:
$7 – $14

2022 Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach

JULY 30 - AUGUST 7: The festival will offer a full calendar of engaging creative activities for the entire family to enjoy, including customization workshops, on-site surfboard shaping, public skate and BMX sessions, a community market, giveaways and sustainable installations.

Dates:
Saturday, July 30 - Sunday, August 7
Location:
Huntington Beach, CA United States
Cost:
Free

August 2022

Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles

MARCH 20 - SEPTEMBER 5: Butterflies are taking flight at the museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies at NHM's 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:
Sunday, August 7
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Location:
Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Cost:
$8

Snow White in Santa Monica Playhouse

EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Santa Monica Playhouse is featuring Snow White and is taking their audience on a magical adventure as everyone’s most beloved young heroine journeys to find herself, her mother, and her true destiny.

Dates:
Sunday, August 7
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Location:
Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th Street
Santa Monica, 90401
Cost:
$12.50 – $15

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:
Sunday, August 7
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Location:
reDiscover Center, 12958 W Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066 United States
Cost:
$40

Matilda The Musical at South Coast Repertory

AUGUST 6-14: The genius of Roald Dahl comes to life in an inspiring musical about an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. An exhilarating tale of empowerment filled with high-energy music and dancing from the talented young actors of SCR’s Summer Players.

Dates:
Sunday, August 7
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Location:
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa,
Cost:
$22 – $27

Free Summer Fun Days at Long Beach Parks

JUNE 20 - AUGUST 26: Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine has great free and affordable programs for youth and teens planned during the summer at 21 local parks. Kids can come out for games, crafts, sports, field trips and more Monday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m.

Dates:
Monday, August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Nisei Week Japanese Festival at Little Tokyo in Los Angeles

AUGUST 13-21: Come and experience Japanese culture at Nisei Week in Little Tokyo! The festival presents all sorts of entertainment from a Deko-Car Show, a Grand Parade to cultural exhibits that includes displays on bonsai trees, calligraphy, and Ikebana (Japanese art of arranging flowers). 

Dates:
Saturday, August 13 - Sunday, August 21
Location:
Japanese Village Plaza, 335 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Parent & Me Art Class at Sherman Garden

AUGUST 13: Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to create a picture of a Peacock Orchid!  Working together, you will use step-by-step watercolor techniques to create your own illustration of a vase and model magic clay to create the flowers. This fun, relaxed class takes place in our outdoor classroom before the garden is open. 

Dates:
Saturday, August 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location:
Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy.
Corona Del Mar,
Cost:
$25 – $30

2nd Annual Downey Pride Family Picnic

AUGUST 13: Take your family to Downey's Pride Family Picnic with lots of children's activities, live entetainment, photo booths, raffles, and free tacos!

Dates:
Saturday, August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location:
Furman Park, 10419 Rives Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
Cost:
Free

Creative Babe Market in Long Beach

AUGUST 13: Enjoy the beginning of the weekend by joining this family-friendly event with over 40+ curated local vendors, food trucks, face painting, and more!

Dates:
Saturday, August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location:
Trademark Brewing, 233 E Anaheim St
Long Beach, CA 90813 United States
Cost:
Free

Chat and Snack with a Ranger at Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach

AUGUST 13: State Parks, Campgrounds and S’mores are a summertime tradition. Come down to the Berns Amphitheater at Crystal Cove State Park to Chat and Snack with a Ranger and learn about some of the nocturnal animals that live in the park. Bring your S’more fixings and we’ll have the fire pit lit.

Dates:
Saturday, August 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location:
Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, 92651
Cost:
$5

Nova Vita Foundation at Tanaka Farms in Irvine

AUGUST 14: Come join Nova Vita's festivities as they usher in a new season of bounty, prosperity, and health in traditional Japanese custom. This event includes delicious food options and ample entertainment.

Dates:
Sunday, August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location:
Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Drive
Irvine, 92612
Cost:
$5

Summer Evening Strolls at The Huntington Library

JUNE 11-SEPTEMBER 2: Enjoy a stroll in the gardens at twilight. Meet your friends, enjoy dinner or a light snack and a cocktail at 1919 Cafe, stroll the breathtaking gardens at sunset, and take home a memento of your visit from the Huntington Store. 

Dates:
Sunday, August 14 @ 4:30 pm
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Location:
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, 91108
Cost:
$5 – $20
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