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Arboretum Summer Nights

when: Aug 8, 2014 at 6 p.m.

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

cost: $3-$5

ages: All Ages

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The one problem with the beautiful Arboretum in the summer is – it’s hot.  Darn hot.  Too darn hot.  The solution?  Come at night.  The evening cool, you bring a picnic (or get food at the Peacock Cafe), stroll the grounds, and then pull up a blanket or lawn chair for the concert.  Tonight’s concert is the last of the summer and features the Steven Rushingwind Project, playing native world flute music.

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Saturday, August 30

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“Frozen” Sing Along at the El Capitan

when: Aug 22, 2014 - Sep 7 at Various times

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

cost: $11-$22

ages: 4 and up

the scoop:

You saw “Frozen.”  More than once.  You have the soundtrack.  Now, once again, you can… read more
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Latin Sounds at LACMA

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

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Don’t forget blankets, sweaters, chairs and a picnic to while you lounge on the grass… read more
The Skirball is your place for weekend family fun all summer long! Sing along with performers, dance to music from around the world, experience circus arts, and hear memorable stories at Family Amphitheater Performances. Each weekend day features a different live performance. You won’t want to miss a show! Move to the beats of West African drumming and dance! Named after one of Burkina Faso’s (a West African country) most sacred rivers, this multicultural group celebrates the diverse the cultural and artistic traditions of West Africa.

West African Drumming and Dance Show

when: Aug 30 at 12 p.m. & 2 p.m.

where: West LA, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $5-$10

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Skirball is your place for weekend family fun all summer long. Each weekend day… read more
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Farmer Days at Kidspace

when: Aug 30 - Sep 1 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Pasadena Area, Kidspace Children's Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, Ca

cost: $11

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Kidspace has a little E-I-E-I-Ohhhh in store for kids this Labor Day weekend with its… read more
Pippi Longstocking lives with her monkey in a wacky house, Villa Villekulla. When she’s not dancing with the burglars who were just trying to rob her house, she’s attempting to learn the “pluttification” tables at school; fighting Adolf, the strongest man in the world at the circus; or playing tag with police officers. Pippi’s good-natured hijinks cause as much trouble as fun in this bubbly, slapstick show for the whole family! This show is a Creating Arts Company pint sized play and is a one hour long interactive-cinematic-theatrical-experience that is recommended for ages 3 and up and fun for the entire family.

“Pippi Longstocking” – If You Say It Fast, It’s Funny

when: Weekends through Sep 7

where: Westside, Promenade Playhouse , 1404 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Ca

cost: $12-$20

ages: 3 and up

the scoop:

Pippi Longstocking lives with her monkey in a wacky house, Villa Villekulla. When she’s not… read more
Panning for Gold

There’s Gold in Them Thar Pans…

when: every Saturday at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Griffith Park, The Autry National Center, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $4-$10

ages: 3 and up

the scoop:

Eureka! Discover the myths and realities of the California gold rush, and try your hand… read more
Free Family art workshops centered on the flora, fauna, and attractions of Griffith Park. All materials supplied. "Green" projects range from Cosmic Colllages to Animal Masks and Zoo Portraits.

Art Grows in Griffith Park

when: every Saturday at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Griffith Park, Griffith Park Pony Rides, 4400 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Come to the part for free family art workshops centered on the flora, fauna, and… read more
American Girl

Meet the BeForever Girls

when: Aug 28, 2014 - Aug 31

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

cost: Free

ages: 8 and up

the scoop:

Celebrate the debut of the inspiring BeForever characters. At this special event, your girl can… read more
The Princess, Prince and Pirates Fairytale Adventure Create Your Own Fairytale Adventure Be a part of the magic and accompany the Fairy Godmother on a grand adventure, where you the audience will choose your very own Princess, Prince and Pirate adventure! This brand new concept show allows the audience to choose which princess, prince or pirate they will interact with and the outcome of the story! And to give it another never before done spin it’s all in 4D, which means you will not only see it and hear it but you will smell it too! All your favorite Princesses the Ice Queen and Princess, Ariel, Belle, Cinderella will be there and some new ones, along with your favorite Pirates and Princes and it’s up to you to help them on their grand adventure! The entire story is guided by the audience and told with dialogue and of course singing and dances that all audience members are encouraged to participate in!

The Princess, Prince and Pirates Fairytale Adventure

when: Aug 30 - Aug 31 at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Santa Monica, Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd St. Promenade, Los Angeles, CA

cost: $12-$20

ages: 3 and up

the scoop:

Be a part of the magic and accompany the Fairy Godmother on a grand adventure,… read more
iscla

Shakespeare at the Old Zoo

when: Thursday-Sunday through August

where: Griffith Park, Old Zoo, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

The Independent Shakespeare Company does shows every summer at the Old Zoo.  Here are some… read more
See A Concert at the Bowl

John Williams at the Bowl

when: Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 30 at 8 p.m.

where: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $28-$75

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

How about some music that kids instantly recognize (ok, from movies and Disneyland rides –… read more
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Big!World!Fun! With Aaron Nigel Smith

when: Aug 30 at 10 a.m.

where: Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. E., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $5 Adults, Kids Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Aaron Nigel Smith leads a spirited performance of infectious beats and soulful singing that will… read more
zooga-yoga

Zooga Yoga Parents Night Out

when: Second and last Saturday of the month

where: Zooga Yoga, 4311 Overland ave., Culver City, Ca

cost: $35 ($25 siblings)

ages: 2.5-12

the scoop:

Zooga Yoga give you a night out, while your kiddo doesn’t complain at all –… read more
The perfect day for any child! Live entertainment, inflatable rides, mini golf, arts & crafts, face painting, activities and information fair featuring over 80 vendors, food concessions and more. Main Stage Entertainment: Recess Monkey, Radio Disney’s Rockin’ Road Show and more!

Orange International Street Fair

when: Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 31 at Various times

where: Plaza Square Park, N. Orange Street & E. Chapman Avenue, Orange, Ca

cost: Free Admission

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Did you get that fabulous cruise around the world you were dreaming about this summer?… read more
actorsgang

A Midsummer Nights Dream – Just For Your Kids

when: Weekends in August

where: Media Park, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

There are plenty of fabulous Shakespeare shows happening all over town this summer.  But if… read more
rediscover

reDiscover Your Creative Side (For Kids!)

when: every Saturday at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: reDiscover , 12958 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $5

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Stop by on Saturday mornings at the reDiscover Center Open Studio to create an art… read more
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Native American Dance Performance

when: Aug 30 at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Satwiwa Cultural Center, 4126 W Potrero Rd., Newbury Park, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

See some Native American dance performed, including the Northern Traditional and shawl dance. Satwiwa is… read more
la county fair

LA County Fair

when: Aug 30 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
Dinosaur exhibition and dinosaur themed activity center

Walk With Dinos at Wonder of Dinosaurs

when: every Saturday at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Paseo Colorado, 400 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, Ca

cost: $7.95-$15.95

ages: 2-12

the scoop:

Wonder of Dinosaurs features museum quality robotic and static dinosaurs. Our dinosaurs are beautifully displayed… read more
bdayla

Happy Birthday L.A.

when: Aug 30 at 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: El Pueblo de Los Angeles, 200 N. Main St., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

What do you get for the city that has everything?  You don’t get it anything… read more
Ladybug Music, Winner of Red Tricycle’s 2012 & 2013 “Most Awesome Music Class in LA” is a program you’re sure to enjoy! The world of Ladybug Music offers fun and interactive experiences where kids and adults of all ages enjoy the funky, soulful and eclectic sounds of original Ladybug beats! You’ll sing, dance and boogie down while your child learns music fundamentals that will last a lifetime. Groove with us this summer as we explore multicultural rhythms and melodies that will inspire everyone’s imagination and tap in to early childhood creativity. Summer session is 6 weeks and starts July 14th so hop on over to our website, www.LadybugMusic.com to register for the FREE summer demo classes in the following locations: Studio City, Tarzana, Santa Monica and Hollywood. See you soon!

Ladybug Music Free Demo Class

when: Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 30 at 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: 36 Church of Christ, 4032 Whitsett Ave., Studio City, CA

cost: Free

ages: 0-4

the scoop:

Ladybug Music, Winner of Red Tricycle’s 2012 & 2013 “Most Awesome Music Class in LA”… read more
Pretend City Children’s Museum turns 5 years old on August 29! Pretend City will be celebrating their birthday weekend with a special 555 Deal. Free admission to guests ages 5, 50, and 55 years old! *555 Deal valid ONLY from August 29 - 31st. Not valid for August 22nd When I Grow Up Day.

Pretend City Turns 5

when: Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Orange County, Pretend City Children's Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine, Ca

cost: Free for 5 year olds!

the scoop:

Pretend City Children’s Museum turns 5 years old! Pretend City will be celebrating their birthday… read more
Children's book world

Dive into Storytime

when: Aug 30 at 10:30 a.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: 3-8

the scoop:

Kiddos can let their imaginations swim wild during this special story time led by the… read more

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