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EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS:
Michele Hunter
Mark Share
Matt Share
Josh Herz




FAMILY EVENTS & THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN LOS ANGELES
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Recreation in South Bay
01/22/2020 to 01/22/2021
NATURE WALK



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Enjoy a docent led walk as you discover resident and visiting birds. A new experience awaits you every month. Pre-registration recommended at 310-782-3989. ....

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Recreation in South Bay
01/23/2020 to 01/23/2021
PROPAGATION SOCIETY



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered how to give back to the environment? Join in restoring the surrounding native habitats to their native condition. This program occurs every Thursday unless cancelled by extreme ....

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Music in Other Places
01/23/2021
KIDS LIKE ME - URTH DRUMMING RHYTHM JAM



ONLINE 818-778-7136 - $20 per participant - Club LA Kids/Club LA Teens - Urth Drumming - Rocking Recycled Rhythm Jam A fun & interactive workshop where the “drums” are from found and discarded objects. Recycled and found objects are set up l ....

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Community in San Fernando Valley
01/31/2021
ST. CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE (SUN 1/31)



10850 Moorpark Street 8185085359 - FREE - Join us for our Virtual Open House to learn more about our school, meet the teachers, and hear from our current students and parents. The Open House will be hosted on Zoom and will include breakout s ....

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Art in On the Web
02/06/2021
SIP AND PAINT BY CREATE NOW



Virtual - 10-100 - Join us at Create Now’s Sip and Paint Benefit on Zoom, hosted by comedian Debra Wilson (MADtv). Enjoy three fun arts projects for kids and adults. Socialize as you drink delicious wine. Treat yourse ....

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Performance in On the Web
02/13/2021
A FAERY HUNT SHOW AND VALENTINE FAIRY PARTY! - ONLINE



818-324-6802 - $15.00 - Faeries love to celebrate love, and Valentine's season is a perfect reason for a Fairy Party. First, join A Faery Hunt Company, named "Best Children's Theater in LA," with an enchanted recorded perfo ....

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Recreation in South Bay
02/19/2020 to 02/19/2021
EXPLORING HENNRIETTA SUMP



20816 Hennrietta , Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the wonders of the Henrietta Sump. A trained docent will guide you as you discover the amazing wonders in your own backyard. Meet at the Basin's North gate on Hennrietta Street across from We ....

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Classes & Seminars in Los Angeles
02/07/2021 to 02/28/2021
BARNSDALL ARTS SUNDAYS (FEBRUARY SCHEDULE)



4800 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 https://www.instagram.com/barnsdallpark/ - FREE - Barnsdall Arts Sundays, a truly unique arts education series, continues virtually for 2021 with weekly sessions slated for February (and onwards). Barnsdall Arts Sundays connects art lovers from arou ....

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Community in Los Angeles
11/08/2020 to 03/08/2021
FREE LIBRARY-TO-GO SERVICES



12511 Moorpark St. 8187557873 - 0 - Library To Go service is available at Studio City Library and selected libraries. Please visit our website at https://www.lapl.org/library-to-go to find out more about this free to-go service. If you ....

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Theater in On the Web
01/12/2021 to 12/31/2021
LIVE FROM STORYBOOK THEATRE



3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Los Angeles 90068 818-761-2203 - Free - Free event. Storybook Theatre presents six musicals on demand via You Tube:"Sleeping Beauty," "Hansel and Gretel," "Little Red Riding Hood," "The Princess and the Frog," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Go ....

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Festivals in Ventura County
05/16/2020 to 05/17/2022
37TH ANNUAL CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL



3250 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard, 93033 888-288-9242 - adults, $12, active military/seniors (62+), $8, kids (5 to 12), $5, ages 4 and under, free - The 37th Annual California Strawberry Festival is the perfect time to indulge in all things strawberry--chocolate dipped strawberries, strawberry margaritas, strawberry pizza, strawberry nachos and d ....

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Aquariums & Zoos in Santa Monica

THE SANTA MONICA PIER AQUARIUM



1602 Ocean Front Walk Santa Monica, CA 90401 - - The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is located under the pier (below the carousel) At the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, come see what Heal the Bay’s work is all about: Protecting the animals that call the ....

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Aquariums & Zoos in Griffith Park

LOS ANGELES ZOO



5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles 90027 in Griffith Park (323) 666-4650 - - The zoo has over 1200 animals from around the world on 113 acres in Griffith Park. Open daily 10am - 5pm (until 6pm in the summer). Parking is free. For full information visit the LA Zoo website. ....

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DETAILSMuseums in Griffith Park

MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST



4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles 90027 in Griffith Park 323.667.2000 - - Formerly the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. This museum joined with the Southwest Museum in Highland Park to form the Autry National Center. Exhibits about the real and the reel wild west. There a ....

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DETAILSMuseums in Downtown LA

EXPOSITION PARK MUSEUMS



Exposition Blvd and S Figueroa St Los Angeles Take the Exposition Blvd. exit from the Harbor Fwy (110)OR Red Line to 7th St. station and take the - Three museums: Natural History, California Science Center and California African American, plus the Rose Garden. Located near USC and the Coliseum. California Science Center & IMAX theater - www.casc More ....

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DETAILSMuseums in Midtown LA

PAGE MUSEUM - LA BREA TAR PITS



5801 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Between La Brea and Fairfax (323) 934-PAGE (7243) - - The Page Museum is located at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits. Rancho La Brea is one of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinc ....

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Amusement Parks & Arcades in Orange County

DISNEYLAND RESORT



Anaheim CA 92803 (714)781-4565 - Disneyland, California Adventure, Downtown Disney and Hotels. More ....

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Amusement Parks & Arcades in Orange County

KNOTT'S BERRY FARM THEME PARK



8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, CA, 90620 714/220-5200 - Rides and old west fun. Next door is Soak City - requires separate admission. www.knotts.com More ....

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DETAILSAquariums & Zoos in Long Beach

THE LONG BEACH AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC



100 Aquarium Way Long Beach, CA 90802 (562) 590-3100 - - Features more than 12,000 marine animals from over 550 species. Explore the wonders of the world’s largest ocean in one of the biggest aquariums in the United States. Located in Rainbow Harbor. ....

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DETAILSVenues in Universal City

UNIVERSAL CITY WALK



1000 Universal Center Drive Universal City, CA 91608 Lankershim and 101 freeway (follow signs for parking) - Or take Red Line Metro to the Universal Cit (818)622-4455 - - Movie theaters, restaurants, entertainment and lots of casual dining. Admission to CityWalk is free except for the cost to park. ....

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Amusement Parks & Arcades in Universal City

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS THEME PARK AND TOUR



1000 Universal Center Drive Universal City, CA 91608 Lankershim and 101 freeway (follow signs for parking) - Or take Red Line Metro to the Universal Cit - - The studio tour and theme park - rides, stunt shows,etc. ....

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Museums in West LA

SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER



2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Skirball Cultural Center - (located off the 405 Freeway; exit Skirball Center Drive) (310) 440-4500 - - Its mission is to explore the connections between four thousand years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. It seeks to welcome and inspire people of every ethnic and cul ....

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Museums in Orange County

BOWERS MUSEUM



2002 N. Main St. Santa Ana, CA 714-480-1520 - The Bowers Museum is an institution of art and culture dedicated to the preservation, study and exhibition of fine arts from around the world. Its guiding philosophy is helping people learn about oth More ....

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DETAILSRecreation in San Fernando Valley

SEPULVEDA BASIN RECREATION AREA



Balboa and Victory blvd. Van Nuys CA Northwest of 405 & 101 junction. Bordered by Woodley Ave., Victory Blvd., Whiteoak Ave. and Burbank - - The Sepulveda basin is home to bike paths, walking trails, Lake Balboa, a wildlife area, an off-leash dog park, as well as tennis, golf and other sporting facilities. ....

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Aquariums & Zoos in San Pedro

CABRILLO MARINE AQUARIUM



3720 Stephen White Drive San Pedro 90731 (310) 548-7562 - Museum/aquarium devoted to promoting awareness and knowledge of the rich marine life of southern California through exhibits, programs and research. Designed by noted architect Frank Gehry, the aquar
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DETAILSParks & Gardens in San Fernando Valley

SEPULVEDA WILDLIFE AREA



Woodley Ave. north of Burbank Blvd and west of 405 freeway - - The Sepulveda Wildlife Area, located off of Woodley Ave. and Burbank Blvd. may be the best place in Los Angeles for bird watching especially October - March. ....

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DETAILSAquariums & Zoos in Culver City

STAR ECO STATION



10101 West Jefferson Boulevard Culver City, CA 90232 - Can't make it to the rainforest this summer for that trek you’ve always dreamed of? Exotic animals lost in a tropical Mayan temple can be found in the midst of urban Los Angeles! STAR ECO Station is ....

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Museums in Ventura County

CALIFORNIA OIL MUSEUM



1001 E Main St, Santa Paula, CA 10th and Main Streets - Santa Paula is located 12 miles east of Ventura and the 101 Freeway, and 30 (805) 933-0076 - The museum building is the original home of Union Oil Company and was built in 1890. The musuem is operated by the City of Santa Paula tells the story of "black gold" in California. Adults $4, Senior More ....

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DETAILSMuseums in West LA

UCLA FOWLER MUSEUM OF CULTURAL HISTORY



W Sunset Blvd & Westwood Plz, Los Angeles, CA 90077 UCLA North Campus-- parking on Lot 4; enter at Sunset and Westwood. 310/825-4361 - The UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History explores art and material culture primarily from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Americas, past and present. The Fowler seeks to enhance understanding More ....

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DETAILSTours & Excursions in Downtown LA

EL PUEBLO DE LOS ANGELES AND OLVERA STREET



125 Paseo De La Plaza Los Angeles CA Across Alameda St. from Union Station - - The main attraction near Union Station is the El Pueblo De Los Angeles Historic Park that is just across the street. The Plaza with its bandstand is at the center of the park. The Olvera Street marke ....

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