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Programs for Young Audiences: The First 100 Years of Jazz, at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
As part of the Program for Young Audiences, and recommended for ages 10+, The First 100 Years of Jazz, introduces kids to jazz music’s rich history and the the names and faces of some of its many masters. Plus a live performance by the world-renowned Metta Quintet.
Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Disney's Tarzan the Musical also features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins. This production of Tarzan, presented by Orange County Children's Theatre, is perfect for all ages!
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.
January 19: Enjoy this community-wide celebration featuring gospel choirs, gospel soloists, and bring items for their toiletries drive.
Glide into the holidays at Pershing Square! The Bai Holiday Ice Rink offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity and the impressive city skyline, the outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy entertainment and ice skating in Los Angeles under the sun and stars. Open daily starting November 14, 2019, until January 20, 2020, you won’t want to miss this magical winter wonderland that promises to delight all ages. Take a…
In recognition and celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., join (or watch) the parade.
National parks across the country will waive entrance fees in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to the beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa Monica, an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink. Plus, enjoy free musical performances every Sunday.
Join Pretend City for a month of new cultural celebrations, educational programming, and engaging art activities. January brings celebrations like The Festival of Sleep, Lohri - a Hindu Celebration, Winnie the Pooh Day, and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join in on the fun as they usher in a new decade and set the tone for a spectacular new year!
On this fun-filled day, boys and girls (5-14) of all ability levels enjoy lessons, lunch, games, free skate, and prizes.
Join Lil' Chef School for a southern feast! Lil' Chefs (ages 5 and up) are invited to this three-hour mini day camp where they will make Chicken Fricassee, creamy garlic mashed potatoes and homemade biscuits from scratch, plus a no-bake vanilla cream pie with salted caramel.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in art, culture, and community, and commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Enjoy an array of vibrant programs and activities for all ages.
January 20: The Children's Nature Retreat is in need of families to help beautify the Retreat. Clean the barn, groom horses, maintain pathways and more.
Tweens ages 9 - 13 can record their own sound and mix audio components for podcasts, oral histories and music!
Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park.
Enjoy reading “The Pet Dragon” by Christoph Niemann, meet a Dragon, and create Chinese Nature Symbols with sand painting.
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.
At Valley Christian, you'll find an inescapable link between excellence in education and a Biblical Worldview. Students enjoy outstanding training in fine arts, sports, honors and AP courses (with unparalleled pass rates), and STEM, including award-winning robotics. All courses are taught by highly-engaged Christian teachers who consider their profession a calling. They guide students to academic excellence, artistic accomplishment and athletic distinction. Preschool through 12th grade operates on four separate campuses, and offers a wide variety of experience-based and progressive…
An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances, FROZEN is everything you want in a musical: It’s moving. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway joy.
Join the Ocean Institute for a tidepool hike led by one of their expert naturalists! The hike will take you into the rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home.
Annie JR. features everyone's favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.
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!
Celebrate the Year of the Rat during Lunar New Year at Universal Studios Hollywood. Join Po and Tigress from Kung Fu Panda in Po's Village and savor Asian dishes at Mr. Ping's Noodle Shop. Meet Hello Kitty, Illumination's Minions in traditional Chinese attire and Mandarin-speaking Megatron from Transformers.
Ring in the Year of the Rat at the Mouse House with one-of-a-kind festivities, culinary delights and Character greetings.
Join Musical Theatre Academy of Orange County for the youth musical performance of Gypsy.
Join the Space Center as they set up next to a taco truck and do science!
Eliot Arts Magnet Academy presents, Science Night - An Evening of Science, Technology, Media & the Environment.
Join them for a night of laughter, surprises, activity, new friends, and super sign-up deals. Bring the whole family. They will be showcasing samples of classes, birthday parties, and camps!
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
You deserve a night on the town. Meanwhile, your kids (age 7-14) want to play and have fun. That's why Code Ninjas offers Parent's Night Out - a win-win evening for families. Your kids will play games, assemble puzzles, build robotics, and more.
Bring the family out for a movie screening of Toy Story 4 at the Los Alamitos Community Center.
Enjoy your night! Go out for a night on the town, or take that well deserved nap, feeling confident that your little ones are safe and having the time of their lives with their favorite My Gym teachers and friends. Activities include games, rides, songs, dances, relays, free play, and more!
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.
Join the Ocean Institute’s marine educators in exploring the ocean from the top to bottom, while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during our 2.5-hour long marine life exploration program.
Enjoy an array of entertainment, games and an autograph session at Dodger FanFest!
An enchanted quest in Faeryland in the beautiful Griffith Park forest. A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and families to inspire creativity, imaginations and fun.
Grab the kids, the camera, and your friends and come play in the snow at this special event.
Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat at the USC Pacific Asia Museum! Enjoy free admission to the galleries, live performances, art-making workshops, food trucks, and more!
The free family festivities will feature performances including Lion Dances throughout the promenade, family activities, kid's crafts, glitter body art, balloon twisting, and a Lucky Red Envelope giveaway to the first 500 guests*.
Docents lead guests through time as they discuss the historic plants and how they were used by past residents.
Make your own whimsical arrangement inspired by the lush orchids in the rainforest environment of The Conservatory.
Join the Norton Museum as they mark the beginning of the Year of the Rat; in celebration of the Chinese New Year.
You and the kids (3-14) are invited for a Saturday of fun and learning, at Robotics Lab Open House. Join them for food, prizes, and a hands-on tour of their fun, amazing lab.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat! Enjoy traditional cultural performance, arts & crafts, and enjoy special offers from participating stores & restaurants at Santa Monica Place.
A fun, family-friendly event for all ages, Ask-a-Hobbyist gives everyone who shares an interest in model trains the opportunity to enjoy more than half a dozen large model train setups. Beginners and experts alike are invited to come learn from knowledgeable train enthusiasts and enjoy this nostalgic and festive holiday MUZEO tradition.
Join the Port of Los Angeles in celebrating the sixth annual Lunar New Year Festival.
Every Saturday and Sunday: Families that skate together, stay together!! Times may vary.
Join the Pacific Symphony’s annual festivities honoring the Lunar New Year! Celebrating the Year of the Rat, this performance is sure to sell out once again as audiences from across our communities come together to feast on a colorful presentation of Eastern and Western music and dance.
Come together to celebrated the Year of the Rat and feast on a colorful presentation of Eastern and Western music and dance.
Fathers and their daughters are invited to join a country western-themed Father-Daughter Dance.