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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 South Bay
07/09/2020
BUCKETS, AND DRUMMING, AND STRUMMING, OH MY!



1603 Aviation Blvd. Ste. 1 3103768646 - Free for enrolled students, $25 for non enrolled - Music Rhapsody’s Teacher Adrienne will lead us in Strumming and Drumming! Bring your ukulele (no lessons necessary!) and we will supply the drums! We have ukes for sale if you need one but even if y ....

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Film in Glendale
07/09/2020 to 07/11/2020
LEVEL 8 DRIVE-IN WITH STREET FOOD CINEMA AT THE AMERICANA AT BRAND



889 Americana Way, Glendale, CA, 91210 - $30 per vehicle plus $8 per person - Drive on up for a next-level cinematic experience! We’re taking the classic summer drive-in movie to new heights with a lineup of film favorites, delicious treats and beautiful panoramic city views. ....

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Classes & Seminars in On the Web
07/13/2020 to 07/17/2020
VIRTUAL STEM CAMP: SELF WATERING PLANT 7/13-7/17



- 150 - Want to learn how to build a real-world robot? S.Y.STEM Coalition’s engineers will give students an introduction to different STEM concepts virtually via video chat. Get to assist with building a se ....

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Art in On the Web
07/17/2020
CD'S ART STUDIO - FREE ONLINE DRAWING CLASS (AGES 5-15)



Online at your home 8004376125 - 0 - The purpose of this FREE Online Drawing class is to help kids develop awesome social skills during this time of social distancing. See the full schedule and detailed descriptions of kids online class ....

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Fundraisers in Los Angeles
07/19/2020
CHILDREN'S VARIETY HOUR



Zoom Webinar - $10 - Music with Max and Once Upon a Time Bookstore invite you and your little one for a morning of dancing, singing, puppets and story time fun. A Zoom webinar, tickets are $10 and all proceeds will be do ....

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Classes & Seminars in West LA
07/20/2020 to 07/23/2020
KIDS COOKING CLASS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM -CULINARY ACADEMY #3 MON-THURS-JULY 20-23, 2020 -2:30PM-4PM



2366 Pelham Ave 3104702640 - 225 - ONLINE / VIRTUAL Culinary Academy 3 - $225
Mon-Thurs-July 20-23, 2020 2:30pm-4:00pm
Mondays – Italian Cuisine - Gnocchi di Semolina Gratinati with Parmesan Cheese; Chicken Piccata with Lemon Caper ....


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Classes & Seminars in Orange County
07/06/2020 to 07/24/2020
APA'S "PLUG-IN TO POP MUSIC" VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP



1905 Main St. 7148221151 - $260 - The Academy for the Performing Arts (APA) will host its first-ever “Plug-In to Pop Music” Virtual Summer Camp for children ages 9-14 this July 6-24, 2020. Young music enthusiasts will be introduced ....

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Festivals in Ventura County
07/25/2020 to 07/26/2020
27TH ANNUAL OXNARD SALSA FESTIVAL



500 S C St. 93030 805–535–4060 - Free admission and parking. Main stage open seating is $5. Salsa Tasting Tent $5. - Those who love to groove to hot Latin sounds and indulge in spicy culinary flavors won't want to miss the 27th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. The festival, July 25 and 26, is packed with all things sa ....

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Classes & Seminars in West LA
07/27/2020 to 07/30/2020
KIDS COOKING CLASSES/ VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM- CULINARY ACADEMY #2 -MON-THURS-JULY 27-30, 2020 - 2:30PM-4PM



2366 Pelham Avenue/Pico/Overland, Los Angeles, 90064 3104702640 - 225 - ONLINE / VIRTUAL Culinary Academy 2 - $225
Mon-Thurs-July 27-30, 2020 2:30pm-4:00pm
Mondays-Cookie Festival Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Chunk Cookies; Tuesdays-Gourmet Sandwiches Roasted Chicken and Ros ....


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Special Interest in Santa Clarita Valley
07/04/2020 to 08/02/2020
THE GENTLE BARN LAUNCHES ‘A GENTLE DRIVE-THRU’ A SOCIAL DISTANCING-SAFE IMMERSIVE “LUNCH & LEARN” TOUR OF THE SANCTUARY FOR GUESTS OF ALL AGES



9225 Sierra Hwy Agua Dulce CA 91390. - $28 per person, two person minimum. Vegan lunch included and provided to your car. All proceeds benefit The Gentle Barn Foundation. - The Gentle Barn has been closed to the public since March 15th due to Covid-19 health restrictions. Starting this Sunday, June 28th, the legendary animal sanctuary is excited to welcome guests back f ....

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Festivals in Pomona & Vicinity
07/31/2020 to 08/02/2020
ANIMANGA 2020: ANIME, GAMING, & COSPLAY CONVENTION

10% OFF use promo code EYESPY10

1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768 786-878-9766 - $25.00 - Animanga is the #1 Summer anime & gaming convention of Pomona, California. The convention focuses on Japanese popular culture, anime, manga, as well as gaming and cosplay. Enjoy retro arcades, panels ....

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Festivals in Downtown LA
08/02/2020
SWADDLE + SWOONG LOS ANGELES



1275 East 6th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021 - $12-$45 - Swaddle & Swoon is a parent’s go-to event for all things baby. Locally sourced and nationally respected, we do all the hard work of finding the best of the best in baby gear. Guests can meet local s ....

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Festivals in Downtown LA
08/09/2020
22ND ANNUAL TASTE OF ECUADOR FOOD & PARADE FESTIVAL



425 N. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 - FREE entrance to the public - Since 1999 the Ecuadorian community in Los Angeles has been celebrating its Independence Day with an annual Festival & Parade in Downtown LA. (1809-2020) The 22nd Annual TASTE OF ECUADOR Food Festiva ....

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Classes & Seminars in Beverly Hills
06/29/2020 to 08/14/2020
VIRTUAL CAMP FOR ALL AGES - ARTS AND SPECIALTY EXPERIENCES



(310) 285-6830 - first week free, then pay according to courses chosen - Beverly Hills’ Camp Create “Arts & Specialty Experiences” is now offering one-of-a-kind virtual interactive experiences that let YOU customize your summer fun! Pick one or more courses to create y ....

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Sporting Events in Los Angeles
08/15/2020 to 08/16/2020
SUBARU KIDS OBSTACLE CHALLENGE



16700 Euclid Ave. Chino, CA 91708 - 37-58 - Subaru Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course race for kids ages 4-14, with 15+ fun and challenging obstacles and mud. Our mission is to inspire and challenge kids, and forge fam ....

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Theater in Santa Monica
06/20/2020 to 08/22/2020
ONLINE FILMMAKING FOR KIDS/TEENS



2437 Main Street 3103920815 - 250 - FILM MAKING & ACTING ONLINE INTERACTIVE CLASSES Ages 8 – 11 years, Ages 12 – 15 years
Ages 16 may be able to go into the adult classes
Shoot, act in, and edit your own film while discovering how mo ....


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Classes & Seminars in Downtown LA
08/25/2019 to 08/25/2020
HEAD LICE TREATMENTS IN LOS ANGELES LECTURE



777 S Alameda St #29, Los Angeles, CA 90021 310-935-1644 - FREE - Lice Removal Los Angeles Care invites you to an ongoing series of special lectures. We will be discussing the current problems of lice infestations in Los Angeles, how to prevent them, and what measu ....

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Festivals in Orange County
07/06/2020 to 09/03/2020
FESTIVAL OF ARTS FINE ARTS SHOW



650 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (800) 487-3378 - 5 - From July 6 – September 3,the Festival of Arts opens its doors daily forvisitors to not onlyenjoy the award-winning work of exhibited artists, but alsodemonstrations and art workshops, daily art ....

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Theater in Santa Monica
06/06/2020 to 12/21/2020
ONLINE ACTING CLASSES FOR KIDS/TEENS



2437 Main Street 3103920815 - 250 - ACTING & IMPROVISATION INTERACTIVE ONLINE CLASSES FOR CHILDREN & TEENS
In this online interactive class, students will develop a solid acting technique and foundation. Working on fun improvisational ....


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Theater in Hollywood
03/10/2018 to 12/26/2020
THE REALLY AWESOME IMPROV SHOW



6560 Hollywood Blvd., Second Floor 3234648542 - $5 - Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, 2yrs-200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, is great for the whole family, and was voted “ ....

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Performance in Other Places
04/02/2020 to 12/31/2020
A FAERY HUNT VIRTUAL VISITS AND PARTIES



Your Home 818-324-6802 - $40 - $150 - A Faery Hunt has launched a new wing: A Faery Hunt Virtual Visits and Parties. We're all safe in our homes, warm and cozy with a unique opportunity to have some quality time with our family. But...ma ....

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Recreation in South Bay
08/21/2019 to 12/31/2020
"AN ISLAND OF WILDERNESS IN THE CITY"



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Visit the Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve for a unique experience. The Madrona Marsh Preserve is one of the last remaining vernal marshes in California. Discover the educational values that ....

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Recreation in South Bay
01/08/2020 to 01/08/2021
NATURE STORIES AND CRAFTS, AGES 2 - 5



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Donations Accepted - This class occurs the 2nd Thursday of every month and is for ages 2 - 5. Children get to experience nature through stories, crafts and a short walk on the preserve. Preregistration is required due to ....

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Recreation in South Bay
01/15/2020 to 01/15/2021
FRIDAY FUN, AGES 3 -6



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Donations Accepted - This hands-on program begins in the classroom with a story and a craft. A tour follows related to the topic of the week emphasizing respect for all living creatures. Pre-registration begins Tuesday a ....

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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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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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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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