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Monday, September 15

lollipop dream

Tea Party at Lollipop Dream

when: every Monday at 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

where: Lollipop Dream, 14006 Riverside Dr., Sherman Oaks, Ca

cost: $10

ages: 3-8

the scoop:

Time for evening tea! The costume closet at Lollipop Dream will be open for dress… read more
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Cow’s End Kids’ Sing-Along

when: every Monday

where: Westside, The Cow's End, 34 Washington Blvd., Venice, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 1-3

the scoop:

Every Monday a local kids’ musician leads a toe-tapping, hand-clapping song session, geared for infants… read more
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See the “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar,” in 3D IMAX

when: every Monday at 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 a.m.

where: Exposition Park, California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park, Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $4.25-$7

ages: 3 and up

the scoop:

“Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” is now showing at the California Science Center in 3D IMAX,… read more
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Toddler Storytime

when: every Monday at 11 a.m.

where: Los Feliz, Los Feliz Library, 1874 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles

cost: Free

ages: 2-4

the scoop:

Calling all two to four year-olds, join the librarians at the Los Feliz Library for… read more
Storytime at LACMA

Storytime at LACMA

when: Mondays & Fridays

where: LACMA, 5900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Inspire your miniature Monets with a visit to the Boone Children’s Gallery every Monday for… read more

Tuesday, September 16

descanso train

Free Day at Descanso

when: Third Tuesday

where: Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

If you’ve never visited the beautiful Descanso Gardens, the third Tuesday of the month is… read more
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Join the World Music Song Circle with FamilySong

when: Tuesdays

where: Eastside, The American Legion Hall, 2109 Merton Ave., Eagle Rock, CA

cost: $8 Adults, Kids free

ages: 0-4

the scoop:

Traci Green of The Hollow Trees leads and Alan Bernhoft play songs from Africa and… read more
Kids Weekend Events 3

Toddler Camp Kick Off Parties

when: Sep 16 - Sep 18 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Local playspots, See schedule online, Los Angeles, CA

cost: $25-$35

ages: 15 months to 3 yrs

the scoop:

Join Toddler Camp all week for Fall Kick Off Parties. Explore the 5 Senses with… read more
Heidi Swedberg

Sukey Jump Sing Along

when: every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Chevalier's Books, 126 N Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

cost: $15

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Singer-songwriter-actress-teacher, Heidi Swedberg, sings and encourages everyone to pick up a ukulele and play along. Her… read more
descanso

Storytime in Little Owl’s Reading Nest

when: every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

where: Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada, Ca

cost: $4-$9

ages: 2 and up

the scoop:

Bring your little owlets for enchanting nature-themed story time at the giant nest at Descanso… read more
ella the elephant

Meet Ella the Elephant

when: Sep 16 at 11a.m. & 3 p.m.

where: Westfield Topanga, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park, CA

cost: Free

ages: 1-3

the scoop:

Come play with Ella The Elephant and her red magical hat! Ella will be performing… read more
lego-kids

Let Go My LEGO- Lego Club

when: Third Tuesday of the month

where: Valley, Studio City Library, 12511 Moorpark Blvd., Studio City, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 2-11

the scoop:

Creative thinkers and crafty builders are welcome to come see what they can build together! … read more
Dino Bones, Whale Songs and Flutterbys

See Bugs and Dinos and Critters for Free

when: First Tuesday of the Month

where: Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bugs and dinos and creatures – oh my!  The Natural History Museum is fabulous for… read more
Get Sticky at the Tar Pits

Get Stuck at the Tar Pits, for Free

when: First Tuesday of the Month

where: Miracle Mile, Page Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Things kids love: getting messy, dinosaurs, exploring, running and rolling…The Page Museum at the La… read more
peacock

Meet the Peacocks for Free Today

when: Third Tuesday of the month

where: Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

If you haven’t been lately for a stroll through the gardens, a snack at the… read more
magic mix

Meet the Author of “Ivy + Bean”

when: Sep 16 at 4 p.m.

where: West LA, Children's Book World, 10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 6 and up

the scoop:

Meet Annie Barrows, author of the wildy popular “Ivy+Bean” series and the highly acclaimed time-travel… read more

Wednesday, September 17

aquarium

Homeschool Days at the Aquarium

when: Sep 17 - Sep 18 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Long Beach, Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, Ca

cost: $6

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Homeschooling families are always welcome at the Aquarium, but today is a special day when… read more
la county fair

LA County Fair

when: Sep 17 at Hours vary

where: Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona

cost: $8-$19

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

What’s 90 years old, more fun than ever, serves it up fried and on a… read more
griffith observatory

See the Stars (at the Planetarium)

when: Tuesday-Sunday

where: Griffith Park, Griffith Observatory, 2800 East Observatory Rd., Los Angeles

cost: Free-$7

ages: 3 and up

the scoop:

With its spectacular Zeiss star projector, laser digital projection system, state-of-the-art aluminum dome, comfy seats,… read more
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Bubble Time at the Zimmer

when: Wednesdays

where: Miracle Mile, Zimmer Children's Museum, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles

cost: $7

ages: 2-5

the scoop:

Time to get poppin’ as bubbles take over the Zimmer Museum.  Every Wednesday, your little… read more
huntington chinese

Music in the Chinese Garden

when: every Wednesday at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Huntington Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, CA

cost: $8-$20

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Has it been a while since you’ve taken the kids to the Huntington Garden?  Fall… read more
Kids Weekend Events 3

Toddler Camp Kick Off Parties

when: Sep 17 - Sep 18 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Local playspots, See schedule online, Los Angeles, CA

cost: $25-$35

ages: 15 months to 3 yrs

the scoop:

Join Toddler Camp all week for Fall Kick Off Parties. Explore the 5 Senses with… read more
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See A Little Bit Country

when: every Wednesday at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s time to see the world through country colored lenses.  Curated by the Smithsonian’s National… read more
Make sure your baby dons water wear for this special summertime Baby Steps event. This exclusive infant and young toddler only time will give babies the chance to play in water in their own way. We will spotlight the Marina and Beach to celebrate the season and your baby’s development. When children play in water they are also “doing science” and they can learn a lot about liquids and solids. Join us to learn what your baby is learning as they splish and splash! Visit all exhibits for more activities to help you play with a purpose. RSVP: Registration required; max 100 Registration link: https://16116.blackbaudhosting.com/16116/Baby-Steps-Registration-14Jul2014

V.I.B. (Very Important Baby) Hour

when: every Wednesday at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

where: Zimmer Children's Museum, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Miracle Mile, Ca

cost: $7 for people over 1

ages: 0-2

the scoop:

Every Wednesday morning the Zimmer Museum opens its doors exclusively to the under 2 crowd.… read more
ice-age

Have an Ice Age Encounter!

when: Wednesdays

where: Page Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $3

ages: 4 and up

the scoop:

Want to see a saber-toothed cat come to life?  You can!  Thousands of these cats… read more
arboretum

What Barks Besides a Dog?

when: Sep 17 at 10:30 a.m.

where: Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, Ca

cost: $4-$9

ages: 3-8

the scoop:

A tree!   Kids can be a bookworms today at the  free storytelling program that… read more
arboretum cottage

Depot Day at the Arboretum

when: Sep 17 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, Ca

cost: $3-$8

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

If you haven’t been lately for a stroll through the gardens, a snack at the… read more

Thursday, September 18

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The Dinosaurs Are On the Loose

when: every Thursday at Multiple showtimes

where: Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd., Exposition Park

cost: $5-$12

ages: 4 and up

the scoop:

Watch dinosaurs come to life!  The realistic T. rex and Triceratops large-scale puppets capture the… read more
bob baker theater

“Fiesta” Time with the Bob Baker Marionettes

when: Sep 18 at Various times

where: Bob Baker Marionette Theater, 1345 W. 1st Street , Los Angeles

cost: $15

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Bob Baker’s famous marionettes continues the theater’s 53rd season with a revival of the popular… read more
twinkle

Twinkle Time Shines at the Grove

when: Sep 18 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles

cost: Free

ages: 2-5

the scoop:

Twinkle and her colorful cast of friends will teach children valuable lessons to catchy tunes.… read more
Kids Weekend Events 3

Toddler Camp Kick Off Parties

when: Sep 18 - Sep 18 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Local playspots, See schedule online, Los Angeles, CA

cost: $25-$35

ages: 15 months to 3 yrs

the scoop:

Join Toddler Camp all week for Fall Kick Off Parties. Explore the 5 Senses with… read more
Free family art workshops centered on global cultures that explore a variety of media

artSpark: Art “Around The Globe”

when: every Thursday at 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

where: West Hollywood Park, 647 North San Vicente, West Hollywood, CA

cost: Free

ages: 6-12

the scoop:

Experience art and learn about world cultures from every continent. Through drawing, painting , sculpture,… read more
Come play with Ella The Elephant and her red magical hat! Ella will be performing in a live stage show and doing meet and greets for all of her fans and friends! Families can enjoy professional photos, crafts and activities for the kids. Don’t miss out on an in-Center giveaway at the end of the event! Live Show: 11:00am-11:20am & 1:00pm-1:20pm Meet and Greet: 11:20am-11:50am & 1:20pm-1:50pm

Meet Ella the Elephant

when: Sep 18 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

where: Westfield Culver City, 6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA

cost: Free

ages: 1-3

the scoop:

Come play with Ella The Elephant and her red magical hat! Ella will be performing… read more
Celebrations - Kids Parties, Baby Showers and Holidays

Kids Club Fun at the Northridge Mall

when: Sep 18 at 10:30 a.m.

where: Valley, Northridge Fashion Center, 9301 Tampa Ave., Northridge, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 1-8

the scoop:

Every first & third Thursday of the month, kids can meet at the food court… read more
American Girl

Postcard Making with BeForever

when: Sep 18 at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

where: American Girl, 189 The Grove Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 8 and up

the scoop:

The new world of BeForever is waiting for your girl to discover it!  At this… read more
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