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FAMILY EVENTS & THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN LOS ANGELES
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POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS & ADULTS



3795 Boise Avenue, Mar Vista, CA 90066 (3 blocks west of Centinela, off Venice) 310-567-2708. - - Peach Tree Pottery classes, studio and gallery. If you've ever thought you'd like to try throwing a pot, this is a fun and relaxed place to try it out. Unleash your creativity, learn to throw a pot i ....

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Music in Hollywood
07/27/2018
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET "C" JAZZ BAND



6360 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 - - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street "C" Jazz Band Lineup: Multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young (Guitar), Grammy Nominated Kirkwood Coakley (Bass), Grammy award-winning Quinn Johnson (Keys). “C” or Smoot ....

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Music in South LA
07/27/2018
HIP HOP HARRY AT GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER PARK



1400 E 118th St, Los Angeles, 90059 (323) 357-3030 - Free - Children’s TV icon Hip Hop Harry is touring L.A. area parks in partnership with the County of Los Angeles’ Parks After Dark program. Hip Hop Harry was created by actor and producer Claude Brooks, w ....

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Film in Pasadena
07/05/2018 to 07/28/2018
OLD PASADENA SUMMER CINEMA SERIES



141 S. Raymond Street and other locations throughout Old Pasadena 6263569725 - FREE - Old Pasadena Summer Cinema returns for another summer month of free films in unique urban settings throughout historic Old Pasadena. Enjoy both under-the-stars and indoor movies between July 5 – Jul ....

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Outdoor Markets in Hollywood
07/27/2018 to 07/28/2018
IN-DEE MARKET



6201 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90028 - Free - Tell a Friend & Bring a Friend, Our night market will be returning to Hollywood on Friday July 27th from 5-10pm and on Saturday July 28th from 2-8 pm . We will have over 50+ vendors, music, food truc ....

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Theater in Griffith Park
07/28/2018
A FAERY HUNT AND FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!



2332 Fern Dell Drive Los Angeles, CA 90068 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - $25.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity & fun. Come join the faery folke on a fun gentle quest to find the Fairy Royalty. Followe ....

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Music in Los Angeles
07/28/2018
MATT BARON MINI-CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Join Matt Baron of Future Hits for one-of-a-kind kid friendly rock n’ roll with a twist. By teaching kids language skills through music, bandleader and Chicago Public Schools teacher Matt Baron help ....

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Books in Los Angeles
07/28/2018
HARRY POTTER BIRTHDAY PARTY & TRIVIA CONTEST



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the 20th anniversary of the book series with a trivia contest led by Luke Robertson. Wear your wizardry garb and join the fun. There will be treats and prizes f ....

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Music in South LA
07/28/2018
HIP HOP HARRY AT MONA PARK



2291 E 121st St, Compton, 90222 (310) 603-3729 - Free - Children’s TV icon Hip Hop Harry is touring L.A. area parks in partnership with the County of Los Angeles’ Parks After Dark program. Hip Hop Harry was created by actor and producer Claude Brooks, w ....

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Theater in Santa Monica
07/14/2018 to 07/29/2018
JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK



2627 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica CA 90405 310-828-7519 - $10 for kids 12 and under, $12 for adults for kids 12 and under, $12 for adults - Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Bec ....

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Festivals in Long Beach
07/27/2018 to 07/29/2018
LONG BEACH CRAWFISH FESTIVAL - JULY 27-29, 2018



400-403 Shoreline Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-495-5959 - $5 Fri. / $13 Sat./Sun. - 25th Long Beach Crawfish Festival
July 27-29, 2018 Savor the flavor of New Orleans as it comes to Sothern California. New Orleans’ most exquisite flavors are heading out West to fill up the world’ ....


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Festivals in Ventura County
07/28/2018 to 07/29/2018
25TH ANNUAL OXNARD SALSA FESTIVAL



500 S C St, Oxnard, CA 93030 805–535–4060 - $0-$5 - Hot Latin sounds, exotic dancing and spicy culinary flavors are all part of the 25th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. The festival, July 28 and 29, is a celebration of all things salsa--the food, music ....

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Specialty in San Gabriel Valley
07/28/2018 to 07/29/2018
CALIFORNIA WATERMELON FESTIVAL



11480 Foothill Blvd, Lakeview Terrace, 91342 - $15 for adults, $10.50 earlybird - The California Watermelon Festival is the best value of the Summer! Every ticket includes all you can eat watermelon, crazy watermelon games (i.e. watermelon skiing), live bands (i.e. LA Favorite 80' ....

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Festivals in South LA
07/28/2018 to 07/29/2018
23RD ANNUAL CENTRAL AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL JULY 28 & 29



4301 S. Central Ave Los Angeles, CA 90010 - 0.00 - 23rd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival July 28 & 29, 2018 in Los Angeles to Feature All-Star Lineup and Legendary Greats FREE annual favorite festival returns July 28-29 and includes performances b ....

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Community in Orange County
07/29/2018
CELEBRATION AND BLESSING OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY



7561 Center Ave Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-895-8020 - FREE - Dear Community, No matter how social conditions may change, the value of the family does not change. It is the first essential cell of human society. Ideally, through all the ups and downs in life, t ....

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Aquariums & Zoos in South Bay
07/31/2018
KIDS CLUB WILDLIFE ANIMAL SHOW



20700 South Avalon Boulevard 3103666629 - Free - Join us for a Kids Club Wildlife Animal Show hosted by Wildlife Learning Center! The children will get to learn about animals from the wildlife and see them live in person! See you there! ....

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Classes & Seminars in South Bay
07/30/2018 to 08/01/2018
JR. CHEF COOKING CAMP



20700 South Avalon Boulevard 3103666629 - - The Kids Cooking Camp is back again! Junior Chef University will teach your kids how to select and prepare healthy and delicious foods from scratch! Kids will learn basic cooking skills, kitchen safe ....

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Festivals in Beverly Hills
08/02/2018
B.O.L.D SUMMER NIGHTS KICK OFF



200, 300 block of N Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 / 300 N Rodeo Drive - Free - Rodeo Drive will kick off the second annual BOLD Summer campaign on August 2 from 6-9 p.m.! Experience live music, fireworks, delicious food trucks, the exciting reveal of this summer’s social art i ....

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Music in East LA
08/02/2018
HIP HOP HARRY AT BASSETT PARK



510 Vineland Ave, La Puente, 91746 (626) 333-0959 - Free - Children’s TV icon Hip Hop Harry is touring L.A. area parks in partnership with the County of Los Angeles’ Parks After Dark program. Hip Hop Harry was created by actor and producer Claude Brooks, w ....

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Community in Orange County
08/03/2018
2018 PAPER MART CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY



2164 N Batavia St, Orange, 92865 - Free - Mark your calendars! Local businesses, Paper Mart is celebrating its very first Customer Appreciation day on Friday, August 3, 2018 and you’re invited. This event is family friendly and fun for all ....

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Performance in East LA
08/03/2018
HIP HOP HARRY AT ALLEN J. MARTIN PARK



14830 E Giordano St, La Puente, 91744 (626) 918-5263 - Free - Children’s TV icon Hip Hop Harry is touring L.A. area parks in partnership with the County of Los Angeles’ Parks After Dark program. Hip Hop Harry was created by actor and producer Claude Brooks, w ....

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Theater in Los Angeles
08/04/2018
12TH ANNUAL YOUNG ARTIST PROJECT



14900 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638 (714) 994-6310 - 10.00-55.00 - A cast of young artists are selected from a hundreds of applicants. They have just 14 days to create an original, riveting cross-disciplinary performance that is the exciting culmination of an inte ....

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Theater in Orange County
08/04/2018
12TH ANNUAL YOUNG ARTIST PROJECT



14900 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638 714-690-6310 - 10.00-55.00 - A cast of young artists are selected from a hundreds of applicants. They have just 14 days to create an original, riveting cross-disciplinary performance that is the exciting culmination of an inte ....

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Books in Los Angeles
08/04/2018
RUTH AND EMILIA MINI-CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Experience a children's album like no other! When a shiny spaceship lands in Emilia's backyard, she meets URR, from planet Goopda, who has traveled here to promote universal peace. The two learn abou ....

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Performance in East LA
08/04/2018
HIP HOP HARRY AT ATHENS PARK



12603 S Broadway, Los Angeles, 90061 (323) 241-6700 - Free - Children’s TV icon Hip Hop Harry is touring L.A. area parks in partnership with the County of Los Angeles’ Parks After Dark program. Hip Hop Harry was created by actor and producer Claude Brooks, w ....

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Festivals in Downtown LA
08/05/2018
20TH ANNUAL TASTE OF ECUADOR FOOD FESTIVAL & PARADE



425 N. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 818-734-2701 - FREE entrance to the public - The 20th Annual TASTE OF ECUADOR Food Festival is a FREE (entry to the public) family event for all ages. More than 10,000 Ecuadorians and 5,000 people from other nationalities will enjoy a full menu ....

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Theater in Other Places
08/05/2018
A FAERY HUNT ENCHANTED ADVENTURE



1000 Hanley Ave. Brentwood, CA 90049 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire imaginations & fun. As children we believed in magic and knew in our hearts there was something ench ....

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Film in Los Angeles
08/05/2018
TOY STORY KIDS' CLASSIC SUMMER MOVIE SERIES: BRINGING THE DISNEY MAGIC TO THE WILTERN'S BIG SCREEN!



3790 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010 - $7.00 - $24.00 - This summer, legendary concert and event venue The Wiltern will be screening three Disney animated classics: Lion King on Sunday July 22, Toy Story on Sunday August 5, and Sunday August 19, Lady and ....

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Theater in Other Places
08/11/2018
A FAERY HUNT ENCHANTED ADVENTURE



16756 Moorpark St. Encino, CA 91436 818-324-6802 - $12.50 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles". Join the faery folk on this magical musical adventure. Auntie Angelica leads the audience on a gentle quest to help Mermaid Li ....

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Music in Los Angeles
08/11/2018
MISTA COOKIE JAR MINI-CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - LA-based "kindie rocker” Mista Cookie Jar, brings his urban-island-folky-rock-&-roll sounds to Children's Book World. Blending a background in creative writing, poetry & hip-hop production, his musi ....

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