Adventure City

January 21, 2019

Anaheim – Adventure City is guaranteed to entertain young families, with 17 exciting rides and attractions, including the Drop Zone, a 50-foot free-fall tower and the all new Rewind Racers roller coaster. Great for birthday parties, too! Read More

Applied Music Studio

May 2, 2019

Los Alamitos – Enhance your child’s (3+) education by trying a FREE lesson at Applied Music Studio! They offer instruction in viola, violin, voice, piano, guitar, drums, woodwinds and theory, as well as a Keyboard for Kids program, all taught by degreed professionals; also, lessons for jazz, orchestra and choir preparation. Read More

Art Steps

December 4, 2018

Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills and Yorba Linda – Classes use a range of media, such as pastel, color pencils, marker, graphite, charcoal, watercolor, acrylic, oil and more. Camps and birthday party packages available. Read More

Art Steps

March 12, 2019

Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills and Yorba Linda – Fill your school breaks with art! Fine art day camps, offered in half-day and full-day options, with something for every young artist. Read More

Art Steps

March 12, 2019

Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills and Yorba Linda – Birthday parties or scout classes at Art Steps are fun, mini art classes. Each child proudly brings home a beautiful, finished drawing in crayon, marker or pastel, as a party favor or as work toward an art badge. Read More

Blue Submarine

January 19, 2020

The Blue Submarine offers fun, educational adventures in marine biology. They bring live tidepool animals to you, adding an unforgettable experience to your birthday party or special event. English/Spanish bilingual programs also available. Read More

Blue Submarine

January 19, 2020

Long Beach – The Blue Submarine is a marine biology outreach program offering classes and activities for students pre-K through 8th grade. Topics are presented in an interactive format and live tidepool animals are available for certain classes. Birthday party packages are available. Read More

Blue Submarine

January 30, 2020

Various Locations – The Blue Submarine is a marine biology outreach program offering classes and activities for students pre-K through 8th grade. They can also bring live tidepool animals to you, adding an unforgettable experience to a birthday party, school program or special event. Read More

Chang Orthodontics

March 2, 2020

Los Alamitos – Drs. Russell Chang and Christine Chung use only proven techniques and technology and tailor treatment for each patient’s specific needs and concerns. They want to provide you with the highest quality orthodontic care in a family-friendly, fun and cooperative environment, using the right combination of advanced orthodontic technology and a personal touch. Read More

Children’s Home Society of California

February 12, 2020

Parents can obtain free information on licensed child-care facilities that match their needs. Listings are maintained on licensed child-care centers, family child-care homes, before and after-school programs, public and private schools, and child-care assistance programs.  Read More

East West Ice Palace

December 27, 2018

Artesia – Ice rink offers public skating, skating classes for kids (3+) and adults, freestyle sessions, in-house hockey, hockey classes, youth travel hockey league, adult hockey league, stick time and broomball. Competitive synchronized skating teams and classes also available. Read More

El Dorado Nature Center

March 8, 2019

Long Beach – Covering 105 acres with two miles of dirt trails and a 1/4 mile paved trail wind around two lakes, a stream and forested areas. Special events, workshops, and educational programs offered throughout the year. Read More

First Field Farm

February 24, 2020

Cerritos – Instruction in English horseback riding and jumping for beginning through advanced students. They are a recognized Riding Academy by the USHJA, and have a trainer that is a USHJA Certified. Private and group lessons. Horses are provided. Read More

GIGIL – STEM Subscription Boxes

November 30, 2020

GIGIL STEM Subscription Boxes bring STEM Education to your doorstep. Each box includes up to 5 hands-on STEM activities (with all the supplies to do them!) each month. Jr. Scientists also receive the link to stream a video lesson taught by a credentialed teacher that goes over each STEM concept in the box. Read More

Kelly Summer Music Therapy Studio

March 11, 2019

Long Beach – Music therapy for children with developmental disabilities. It can help your child to reach educational/IEP goals, improve communication, improve gross/fine motor skills, express feelings, and improve emotional and affective development. Mention Kidsguide for a free first lesson. Read More

Kelly Summer Vocal Studio

March 11, 2019

Long Beach – Voice lessons for kids and adults who want to improve their singing ability. Kelly is a career singer and voice teacher with a Masters Degree in vocal performance. Read More

Lakewood Recreation and Community Services

October 9, 2019

Lakweood – Programs include baseball, basketball, dance, flag football, golf, gymnastics, horseback riding, martial arts, music, skateboarding, softball, ice skating, ice hockey, soccer, swim instruction, tennis, tutoring, track and field, and volleyball. Plus, adaptive recreation programming for people with special needs. Read More

Lil’ Chef School

March 13, 2019

Irvine – From Wok on the Wild Side to Cupcake Wars, the Lil’ Chefs parties let parents relax and enjoy the show! You will have the space all to yourself in their customized parties that include everything from invitations to chef hats! Boy Scout Merit Badge, Girl Scouts (Daisy to Senior Scouts), Adventure Guides and programs for other groups are also offered. Read More

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

March 13, 2019

Long Beach – Beginning to intermediate swim instruction (3+); year-round. Parent and child, (9 mos-2 yrs), recreational swimming and classes.

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

October 9, 2019

Long Beach – Academics, archery, arts, baseball, basketball, boating and sailing classes, cooking, no-cost drop-in after-school programs, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, music, parties, skateboarding, hockey, soccer, swimming, teen centers, tennis, theater arts, and volleyball, plus vacation-break workshops at the El Dorado Nature Center and a free summer Be Safe program at selected parks. Read More

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine

October 8, 2019

Long Beach – Eight, free drop-in skate parks are available at Bixby Park, Drake Park, El Dorado Park West, Fourteenth Street Park, Houghton Park, McBride, Orizaba Park and Silverado Parks. Skateboarding classes are also offered for ages 5-13. Read More.

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center Long Beach

March 7, 2019

Hip Hop is the perfect class for children (4-8) who want to dance, stay active, and learn how to freestyle! Musicality, rhythm, and creative movement are key components of this fun, urban/street-style dance class that teaches boys and girls alike to step, stomp, and shake it out!

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center In-Person and Virtual Classes

March 7, 2019

Signal Hill – They are open for in-person, outdoor classes and have greatly enhanced their health and safety policies. They also offer virtual classes that are not pre-recorded videos, but live instruction from fun and entertaining My Gym teachers. Additional programs include: Early Learning PREP classes (for children 2-5 years old), STEAM Learn and Play classes (for children 4-13 years old) and homework help. These are supplemental educational and physical classes to help bridge the gap in children’s education during distance learning. Read More

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center Long Beach LIVE

March 7, 2019

Signal Hill – My Gym LIVE brings exciting, customized birthday parties to your home, living room, or backyard. Children have loads of fun as they dance, play games, party, and make memories together with LIVE entertainment delivered by My Gym Party Specialists! When California is in stage 4 of re-opening, they will be announcing the opening of our In-Gym Awesome Birthday Parties! Read More

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center Long Beach LIVE

March 7, 2019

Long Beach- As experts in early child development, they understand how pre-kindergarten education impacts children’s emotional, social, and cognitive development. In their commitment to educate the whole child, we now offer the My Gym Preschool Prep Program! Read More

Oakwood Academy Schools

February 9, 2020

Various Locations – Oakwood Academy Schools offer an accelerated academic program with a hands-on approach to learning. Enrichment activities such as karate, swimming, piano, dance and gymnastics are offered. Get $50 off registration fee for new students. Read More

Parties By Erin & Co.

March 20, 2020

Face Painting, balloons, characters and magicians. Relays, obstacle courses, games and specialty parties. No child is too young or too old and no event is too large or too small for these party planning experts! Read More

PDGA USA Premiere Diving Instruction

August 20, 2020

Santa Fe Springs – Beginner diving instruction for boys and girls, plus Team Diving from Novice-JO to Senior Level. Training is provided by experts with an aim to help students improve their skill levels so that they can eventually become part of a team and participate in competitions. Participants must be age 5+ and be able to swim. Practice is held 2-3 days a week. Read More

PDGA/Straight A’s Gymnastics Academy – Kid’s Day & Virtual School Program

August 20, 2020

Santa Fe Springs – This unique day camp was specifically designed for children who are required to participate in distance learning for the 2020-21 school year. It will allow children to have a structured day with their peers since they currently cannot be in a traditional school setting. They also offer Seasonal Day Camps in the winter and summer which feature gymnastics, arts & crafts, science activities, field trips, and more! Read More

Pediatric Medical Center

February 25, 2020

Long Beach – Comprehensive medical care for patients from birth through college with special expertise in: school underachievement and complex diagnostic and management problems. Each physician is active in the education and training of pediatric residents and medical students. Read More

Pretend City Children’s Museum

February 13, 2019

Irvine – Pretend City Children’s Museum is an interconnected city designed for children (infant-8). The city is comprised of a grocery store, farm, doctor’s office, art studio, amphitheater, beach, marina, construction site and many other exhibits. At Pretend City, children learn through role play based on real-world experience. Read More

Pretend City Children’s Museum

March 5, 2019

Irvine – Special events are offered monthly for families with children on the autism spectrum or with physical disabilities. These events allow children and their parents/caretakers to play in a sensitive-friendly environment along with other families. Read More

Rise Up Athletics

February 13, 2020

Los Alamitos – Providing quality fitness programs for children ages 1-18 for over 42 years! Parent and me classes, gymnastics for boys and girls, recreational/cheer tumbling coed classes, gymnastics and acrobatics coed classes, private birthday parties, All-Star competitive cheerleading, seasonal camps and more. Read More

Rise Up Athletics

February 13, 2020

Los Alamitos – With over 20K square feet of gymnastics equipment and a private party room for refreshments, your child and their friends can enjoy over several hours of active-play in a fun and safe environment. With exciting attractions like astro-jumps, tumbling trampoline, castle playhouse, interactive games/obstacle courses and so much more, your child will enjoy their best birthday party yet! Read More

Rise Up Athletics All Star Cheerleading

February 13, 2020

Los Alamitos – Rise Up Athletics All-Star cheer is a non-school affiliated program that competes locally and out-of-state in the sport of competitive cheerleading. RUA All Stars teaches all levels of cheer from their prep teams to senior-level advanced teams. Read More

Sandie Mercer Ranch at Lakewood Equestrian Center

February 24, 2020

Lakewood – Private and group instruction (6+) for Western, English and Jumping. Beginner – advanced lessons can be arranged to fit your schedule. Lessons are available six days a week on your horse or theirs. Summer camps are also offered, plus scout groups earning merit badges. Read More

Shared Science

January 29, 2019

Greater Long Beach – STEM programs include Early Engineers, Rad Robotics, Team-Based Coding, Custom Parties and After-School Programs for Learning Pods and Micro Learning Sites. Programs are offered in-person, online or in a hybrid style. Read More

Shrek the Musical in Cerritos

July 17, 2019


Kidsguide has your chance to win tickets to see everyone’s favorite ogre in the hilarious stage spectacle! Based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film, coming to Cerritos, August 9-25, the unlikely hero Shrek fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess, and learns that real friendship and true love aren’t found only in fairy tales.

Skateboarding Parties with Skatedogs

February 12, 2019

Various Locations – Skatedogs comes to your home with portable ramps and rails to create a custom skatepark for a one-of-a-kind birthday party. Guests can ride ramps and get skateboarding tips from an experienced instructor. Read More


December 27, 2018

Various Locations – After-school and weekend classes in skateboarding. Weekly group classes are offered in person in six local cities. Kids (5-13) make new friends, advance their skateboarding skills, and most importantly, have fun – all in Skatedogs’ private skatepark. They also offer private lessons, birthday parties and camps during school breaks.  Read More

St. Hedwig School

April 8, 2019

Los Alamitos – In-person learning! 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. They aim to provide an exceptional educational experience and to empower students to face the challenges of 21st century learning and make a difference in their world. Read More

Straight A’s Gymnastics Academy

August 20, 2020

Santa Fe Springs – Recreational gymnastics, plus Team Gymnastics for Girls, JO Levels 2-10 and Xcel. Training is provided by experts with an aim to help students improve their skill levels so that they can eventually become part of a team and participate in competitions. A variety of classes, starting at preschool age, are offered in person and online – even specialty classes, including tumbling, acrobats and Ninja Zone. Read More

Tennis Anyone

June 18, 2019

Various Locations – Tennis instruction for all ability levels. Students are taught level-appropriate skills to take their game to a new level, from beginning to high school prep. Pee Wee Academy, Junior Tennis Academy, tournaments, small group, and semi-private and private lessons. Read More

The Circus Science Spectacular in La Mirada

February 10, 2020


Presenting science, circus-style! Using juggling, balancing, magic and more to illustrate concepts of science, this interactive, educational show entertains and amazes audiences of all ages (recommended for ages 4+).

The Rinks Hockey Camp

The Rinks

March 3, 2019

Various Locations – Public skating sessions, skate rentals, full-service snack bars, Learn-to-Skate classes, Learn-to-Play Hockey Program and leagues, plus party packages and camps. Read More

Tutoring at Straight A’s Gymnastics Academy/PDGA

August 20, 2020

Santa Fe Springs – Now offering tutoring to help K-6th grade students with their homework, new online classes, elementary math or language arts. Prices are based on 1-hour sessions. Kids Day and Virtual School is also offered providing a safe environment, credited teachers, higher education staff, and elementary trained educators to help families in these trying times. Read More

YMCA of Orange County

March 11, 2020

Various Locations – With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of  OC serves the community through six Health and Wellness Centers, two program centers, an aquatics and soccer complex, resident camp, numerous community services and youth programs, and 80 before and after-school program centers. Read More

Acting Academy for Kids

February 9, 2020

Orange County – Performing arts program offering classes, workshops, and camps. Classes include musical theatre, film/TV, glee club, and private vocal, piano, and acting lessons, and more. Read More


February 4, 2020

Manhattan Beach – Five-level play structure, toddler zone, rock wall, ropes course, sports court, garden and summer camp; plus, arts and sports classes and parents’ night/day out. Read More

Amy’s Farm

February 24, 2019

Ontario- Guided farm tour includes garden walk, milking cows, petting farm animals, feeding pigs, and grooming horses. Seasonal activities, educational workshops and special events available. Read More

Angels Flight Railway

February 6, 2020

Los Angeles – Built in 1901, the Angels Flight Railway is a historic one block ride up and down Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles, featured in La La Land, The Muppets Movie, and many more. Read More

Aquatica – SeaWorld’s Waterpark

February 18, 2020

Aquatica is SeaWorld’s waterpark and offers something for everyone. Relax in one of their rivers or pools and take a ride on one of their high thrill rides or slides. 

Arrow Tag OC

January 27, 2020

Santa Ana – Classes range from a quick, intro-archery class to full private training. Nerf, Giant Darts, Arrow Tag, scout badges, and party packages are also offered. Read More

Art Academics

February 11, 2020

Fullerton – Drawing and painting media instruction. Children’s classes (ages 6-12) are offered, plus teen-only, college-style classes, good for building a portfolio. Read More

ARTime Studio

January 26, 2020

Mission Viejo & Laguna Beach – Students can work with different mediums or specialize in just pottery and ceramics. Workshops, camps, special events, and party packages available. Read More