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Earth Day at the Autry

when: Apr 15, 2012 at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

where: The Autry, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $4-$10

ages: All Ages

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On Earth Day, we remember to appreciate nature and learn about ways to protect our environment. Visit the Autry Museum and check out the Art of Native American Basketry exhibition to learn how the materials, techniques, and designs of the baskets reflect regional differences in physical environments and cultural traditions, and then make a basket of your own.

There are loads of other fun family activities to take part in all day long, like panning for gold, a western family jam session, story time, museum tours and more.

Kids under 3 are free.

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Paint the Town Green

when: Aug 31 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

when: Daily through Sept 7

where: Discovery Science Center, 2500 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, Ca

cost: $5, plus museum admission

ages: 5 and up

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Can you huff, puff and blow a house in? Does toast always tend to land… read more
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A Taste of L.A.: Sunday Brunch

when: Aug 31 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $5-$100 ($75 for LA Times Members)

ages: All Ages

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Meet Rescued Wild Animals at the STAR Eco Station Tour

when: every Sunday at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: STAR Eco Station, 10101 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, Ca

cost: $6-$8

ages: All Ages

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Meet parrots and pythons and piranhas – oh my! You can take kids from babies… 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!Join in a lively percussion jam as we close out this year’s amphitheater season.Self-proclaimed “original family style roots music,” this White House–approved (they have been part of the current First Lady’s “Let’s Move” campaign!) children’s music company will inspire kids to move for their bodies and drum for their spirits.

Feel the Rhythm Child

when: Aug 31 at 12 p.m.

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

cost: $5-$10

ages: 2-9

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Meet Randa the Rhino

when: every Sunday at 1 p.m.

where: Griffith Park, LA Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $10 plus Zoo admission

ages: 4 and up

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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

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“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

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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, 2014 - 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

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Take a Family Art Adventure

when: every Sunday at 11:45 a.m.

where: West LA, Getty Museum, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 5 and up

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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

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Depot Day at the Arboretum

when: Sep 7 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: $3-$8

ages: All Ages

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Much Ado About Shakespeare, Er, Nothing

when: Aug 31 at Check times

where: Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, Ca

cost: $10-$37

ages: 5 and up

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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

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Back to School, Back Pack Giveaway

when: Aug 31 at 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Discover the Places Where Art Meets Technology

when: every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

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Story Theater for Kids

when: Aug 31 at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: $7

ages: 1-8

the scoop:

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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

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Jazz on the Lawn in Santa Monica

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

where: Stewart Street Park, Stewart St. & Exposition Blvd., Santa Monica, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Youth Adventures With A Ranger

when: Aug 31 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Rocky Oaks Park, 107 Kanan Dume Rd., Malibu, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 2-7

the scoop:

Join a Ranger to explore nature while learning all about the local animals and plants.… read more
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LA County Fair

when: Aug 31 at Hours vary

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

cost: $8-$19

ages: All Ages

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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:

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It’s Barnyard Madness With The 3 Little Pigs

when: Weekends through Sep 21

where: Westside, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica, Ca

cost: $10.50-$12.50

ages: 2 and up

the scoop:

A zany Country and Western romp following the romantic antics and showbiz aspirations of the… read more

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