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Tuesday, May 24

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Story Time at Hastings Ranch

when: every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

where: Vroman's Bookstore, 3729 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Journey to a world lost in time, buried in ice, and ruled by giants. In this exciting 20-minute, 3D adventure, discover an icy world on the brink of extinction, where humans share the frozen tundra with majestic beasts and encounter some of the Earth’s most awe-inspiring mammals—from saber-toothed cats and dire wolves to giant sloths and iconic mammoths that lived 5,000 years before modern civilization. Tickets are available now at tarpits.org/titans.

Titans of the Ice Age 3D Film

when: May 24 - Jun 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Miracle Mile, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $8-$16

ages: All Ages

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Extra! Extra! See Newsies On Stage!

when: May 24 at Various times

where: Orange County, Segerstrom Center for Performing Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, Ca

cost: $25 & up

ages: 4 & up

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Blue v. Red

when: May 24 - May 25 at 7:10 p.m.

where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., Elysian Park, Ca

cost: $21 & up

ages: All Ages

Since 2006 Traci Green of The Hollow Trees leads and Alan Bernhoft play songs from Africa and India to traditional favorites in many languages. Come to sing, dance and play percussion instruments with your kids. Your own instruments are welcome. Check the website calendar for updates or cancels. 2 Drop in Sessions 10:15 & 11:15am

FamilySong, A World Music Song Circle

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

where: Eagle Rock, The Green Bean, 2109 Merton Ave., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $8/adult, Kids Free

ages: 0-5

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Discovery Science Play for Babes

when: every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.

where: Westside, Books and Cookies, 2309 Main St., Santa Monica, Ca

cost: $12

ages: 18 months–4 years

Kids Style and Design

See Angry Birds in 4DX

when: May 24 - May 26 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Downtown, Regal L.A. LIVE, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $24.50-$25.50

ages: Rated PG

Wednesday, May 25

Marcin Banaszek - Bubbles

Stop! Bubble Time!

when: every Wednesday at 3 p.m.

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

cost: $7

ages: 2-5

Journey to a world lost in time, buried in ice, and ruled by giants. In this exciting 20-minute, 3D adventure, discover an icy world on the brink of extinction, where humans share the frozen tundra with majestic beasts and encounter some of the Earth’s most awe-inspiring mammals—from saber-toothed cats and dire wolves to giant sloths and iconic mammoths that lived 5,000 years before modern civilization. Tickets are available now at tarpits.org/titans.

Titans of the Ice Age 3D Film

when: May 25 - Jun 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Miracle Mile, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $8-$16

ages: All Ages

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Play Minecraft in a Movie Theatre

when: every Wednesday

where: SELECT LOS ANGELES AREA MOVIE THEATRES, Los Angeles, Ca

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Extra! Extra! See Newsies On Stage!

when: May 25 at Various times

where: Orange County, Segerstrom Center for Performing Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, Ca

cost: $25 & up

ages: 4 & up

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Blue v. Red

when: May 25 - May 25 at 7:10 p.m.

where: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., Elysian Park, Ca

cost: $21 & up

ages: All Ages

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Music in the Chinese Garden

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

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

cost: $8-$20

ages: All Ages

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Depot Tours at the Arboretum

when: every Wednesday at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: $4-$9

ages: All Ages

Come and sing, shake, rattle and drum as we sing to familiar songs in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese!!!

Global Kids Music Circle Time

when: every Wednesday at 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

where: Global Dance Arts, 4206 Lincoln Blvd., Marina de Rey, Ca

cost: $18

ages: 1-5

Kids Style and Design

See Angry Birds in 4DX

when: May 25 - May 26 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Downtown, Regal L.A. LIVE, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $24.50-$25.50

ages: Rated PG

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Cooking with Lidia at Au Fudge

when: every Wednesday at 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Au Fudge, 9010 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, Ca

cost: $40

ages: Ages vary each week

Thursday, May 26

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Extra! Extra! See Newsies On Stage!

when: May 26 at Various times

where: Orange County, Segerstrom Center for Performing Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, Ca

cost: $25 & up

ages: 4 & up

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See The Greatest Tap Dancer Ever

when: May 26 at 8 p.m.

where: San Fernando Valley, Valley Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, Ca

cost: $35-$65

ages: All Ages

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Circus Vargas presents “iLuminous!”

when: May 26 at Various times

where: Ventura County Fairgrounds , 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, Ca

cost: $25-$35

ages: All Ages

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Fowler Out Loud: Balinese Music

when: May 26 at 6 p.m.

where: Westwood, Fowler Museum, 308 Charles E. Young Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Kids Style and Design

See Angry Birds in 4DX

when: May 26 - May 26 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Downtown, Regal L.A. LIVE, 1000 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $24.50-$25.50

ages: Rated PG

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Valley Kids Consignment Sale is Back!

when: Daily through Jun 12

where: San Fernando Valley, Corner of Reseda and Nordhoff, 18425 Nordhoff Street. , Northridge, Ca

cost: Free admission

ages: All Ages

8.5 Bob Baker Marionettes

Bob Baker’s “Hooray LA” – All New Show

when: May 26 at 10:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.

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

cost: $10-$15

ages: 2 & up

Journey to a world lost in time, buried in ice, and ruled by giants. In this exciting 20-minute, 3D adventure, discover an icy world on the brink of extinction, where humans share the frozen tundra with majestic beasts and encounter some of the Earth’s most awe-inspiring mammals—from saber-toothed cats and dire wolves to giant sloths and iconic mammoths that lived 5,000 years before modern civilization. Tickets are available now at tarpits.org/titans.

Titans of the Ice Age 3D Film

when: May 26 - Jun 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Miracle Mile, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $8-$16

ages: All Ages

Friday, May 27

Battleship IOWA will host its annual Memorial Day celebration on Monday, May 25. There will be carnival games, fabulous food concessions, live music by the 40’s inspired Lindy Sisters, actor Bernie Kopell, “Doc” from the “Love Boat,” and so much more. AM590/AM870 will be broadcasting live throughout the festivities starting at 6:00 to 9:00 am with a live broadcast of “The Morning Answer,” followed by “The Dennis Prager Show” from 9:00 am to noon. Special VIP Morning Answer broadcast tickets are available that include a private tour of Battleship IOWA, a souvenir lanyard, and coffee and food. Guest must pre-register at www.am870theanswer.com to participate. In honor of Memorial Day, any active military, reservists or veterans with proof of service will be admitted FREE on Monday, May 25. Special advanced tickets are available for a low price of $10 to the general public. Dockside festivities run from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Ship Tours begin at 10:00 am and conclude at 4:00 pm.

Movie on a Battleship

when: May 27 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Battleship IOWA, 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, Ca

cost: Free

ages: Rated PG

Journey to a world lost in time, buried in ice, and ruled by giants. In this exciting 20-minute, 3D adventure, discover an icy world on the brink of extinction, where humans share the frozen tundra with majestic beasts and encounter some of the Earth’s most awe-inspiring mammals—from saber-toothed cats and dire wolves to giant sloths and iconic mammoths that lived 5,000 years before modern civilization. Tickets are available now at tarpits.org/titans.

Titans of the Ice Age 3D Film

when: May 27 - Jun 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Miracle Mile, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $8-$16

ages: All Ages

Join a naturalist for a free cup of hot coffee or cocoa and learn about the coyotes that visit our parks. Stop in for up-to-date information on urban coyotes and view footage from wildlife cameras. If you have an exciting coyote story to share, our naturalist can't wait to hear all about it! Meet across from the Grotto Amphitheater. Drop by anytime between 7am-10am. Free program and parking. Bring water and snacks. Program for all ages. Rain cancels outdoor program. Please, no dogs on program. Sponsored by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and presented by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority.

Junior Biologists Explore an Urban Park

when: May 27 at 3 p.m.

where: Downtown, Vista Hermosa Park, 100 N. Toluca St., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Pasadena, April, 2016: Join us every Friday in May from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the first ever Sounds on South Lake, a free outdoor music series featuring some of Southern California’s most talented and acclaimed artists. Presented by the South Lake Business Association, the concert series will take place in various locations on South Lake Avenue in Pasadena and will feature a wide range of music including Americana, world, folk, indie rock and Latin. The series begins 5 p.m., Friday, May 6th at 455 S. Lake Ave (next to Paul Martin’s American Grill) with indie-folk singer-songwriter Kyle Britton performing new music off of his critically acclaimed new EP. Following this, Americana rock singer Laura Jean Anderson brings us her beautifully mixed set of traditional soul and folk. Laura Jean Anderson’s new release has been garnering attention from such high-profile media outlets as CBS and NPR. The free concerts continue, Friday May 13th at 345 S. Lake Ave (next to Corner Bakery Café) with the Nick Valentini Collective. Acritically acclaimed eight-piece, the Nick Valentini Collective, fuses indie rock, jazz and experimental soul. Los Angeles based musical collective Salt Petal, rounds out the evening with their exciting cross-border combination of Argentinian folk, Brazilian Tropicalia, Cumbia and up-tempo indie rock. On Friday May 20th, four-piece Givers & Takers will perform two sets of their up-tempo bliss rock from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 345 S. Lake Ave (next to Corner Bakery Café). With a growing catalog of studio recordings, Givers & Takers have been featured on renowned music platforms including Indie Shuffle and All Things Go. Wrapping up the series, Costa Rican turned Angeleno singer-songwriter Meli Malavasi will play her unique blend of Latin pop and bluesy rock on Friday, May 27th at the Corporate Center Pasadena (251 S. Lake Ave.). Meli Malavasi was recently dubbed the “Best Female Dance Artist” at the Indie Music Channel Awards. Sounds on South Lake is a family and pet-friendly event. All shows are free and open to the public and begin at 5pm.

Sounds on South Lake: A Free Concert Series

when: every Friday at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: San Gabriel Valley, South Lake Avenue , Pasadena, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

The Original Farmers Market at Third & Fairfax is celebrating the start of the balmy nights of summer with its annual free Friday Night Music Series, running from May 27 through September 2 this year. The series kicks off with a bang on May 27 with a performance from The International Swingers, an all-star energetic punk/’80s band that includes the Farmers Market’s very own Gary Twinn. Having previously sung vocals for Australian glam/punk rock band Supernaut, Gary Twinn of Bar 326 and E.B.’s Beer & Wine joined forces with Clem Burke (Blondie), Glen Matlock (The Sex Pistols) and James Stevenson (The Cult) to form The International Swingers. The series continues every Friday evening through September 2 as some of LA’s finest musicians perform a variety of rock, ethnic and pop tunes on the Farmers Market West Patio stage. In total, 15 acts are scheduled to bring a wide musical selection to the Market, with music and fun for patrons of all ages and tastes. The Friday Night Music Series at the Farmers Market is free and begins at 7 p.m. The Market’s grocers, restaurants, shops and bars are open for business throughout the concerts. Parking is free for two hours with a Market validation, available with a purchase from any merchant. One hour free parking is available in the Grove parking structure. The complete series schedule is available at www.farmersmarketla.com.

Music at the Farmers Market

when: every Friday at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

where: Mid-City, The Original Farmers Market,, 6333 W 3rd St., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Extra! Extra! See Newsies On Stage!

when: May 27 at Various times

where: Orange County, Segerstrom Center for Performing Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, Ca

cost: $25 & up

ages: 4 & up

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The Light Princess Can Fly!

when: May 27 at Various

where: South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, Ca

cost: $26-$36

ages: 4 & up

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See A Beautiful Planet in 3D IMAX

when: Daily through Sept. 5

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

cost: $5.25-$8.50

ages: All Ages

Gamex is an all-ages annual convention focusing on tabletop games, providing the opportunity to learn, play, watch and buy a wide variety of board, card, miniature, role-playing, collectible and video games. Gamex boasts a 700+ game library, an enormous shopping hall, tournaments with prizes, Gaming 101 sessions for beginners, a miniature painting area and dozens of events designed especially for kids, from large-scale role-playing game sessions to a family gaming area stocked with new and classic board games.

Game On at Gamex

when: May 27 - May 30 at noon to 6 p.m.

where: Hilton Los Angeles Airport, 5711 W Century Blvd. , Westchester, Ca

cost: $15-$60

ages: All Ages

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“Fin” ish the Week with Shark Night

when: most Fridays

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Alice is Back at the El Capitan

when: May 27 - Jun 12 at Various times

where: El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $15-$34

ages: Rated PG