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SAMO Kids Club

when: First Wedesday of the month

where: Westside, Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 2-6

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Santa Monica Place Kids Club takes place the first Wednesday of the month, with host Miss Claire, who entertains and educates kids with a mix of puppet time, music time, story time and crafting fun.

The event will be held on the 3rd level Dining Deck rain or shine, and parents are asked to sign kids in when you get there.

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The Story Never Ends at Marina Movie Night

when: Aug 23 at Dusk

where: Westside, Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Ave., Marina del Rey, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 7 and up

the scoop:

It’s time for a movie by the marina.  Snuggle up in sweaters while chillin’ on… read more
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Festival on the Green: Broadway & Bolero

when: Aug 23 at 5:30 p.m.

where: Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Dr., Arcadia, Ca

cost: $20-$88

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The California Philharmonic continues the summer Festival on the Green at the beautiful Santa Anita… read more
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Splash To Seaside Lagoon

when: every Saturday at 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

where: Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, Ca

cost: $6-$7

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Seaside Lagoon is open for the summer daily through Labor Day weekend. The large… 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
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Marvel at Magnificent Marine Mammals

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

cost: $40 per adult/child pair

ages: 4-6

the scoop:

Forget diamonds, it’s dolphins that are a (little) girl’s best friend! (Big girls still like… 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
Laugh 'till Milk Comes Out Your Nose: Flapper’s Comedy Club

2 Milk Minimum Comedy by Kids

when: Aug 23 at 4:30 p.m.

where: Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant, 102 E Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, Ca

cost: $10

ages: 6 and up

the scoop:

The Burbank Comedy Festival brings comedy to the whole family with the 2 Milk Minimum… read more
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Native American Summer Festival

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Valley, Rudy Ortega Park, 2025 4th St., San Fernando, Ca

cost: $5-$10, kids under 10 free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Walk through Rudy Ortega Sr. Park  where Native American/Indigenous art exhibitions accompanied by live music. … 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: Aug 23 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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
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MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

cost: $5, plus museum admission

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

Can you huff, puff and blow a house in? Does toast always tend to land… read more
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Doggie Date Night

when: Aug 23 at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

“The Adventures of Milo & Otis” (1986, rated G) is playing for this doggie date… 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! The acclaimed local dance troupe performs in celebration of African American history. Created to provide a creative outlet for minority dance artists in South Los Angeles, Lula Washington Dance Theatre strives to inspire young people to learn the art of dance as a means to enrich their lives.

Lula Washington Dance Theatre

when: Aug 23 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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See the Sea, Si?

when: Aug 23 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: South Bay, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro, Ca

cost: $25-$28

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This is your chance to board a floating oceanography lab. This hands-on trip will be… read more
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Start of ART Camp

when: Jun 9, 2014 - Aug 29 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: West Los Angeles, 12217 Santa Monica Blvd. #203 LA 90025, Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $85/day

ages: 5-12

the scoop:

A day of creative art camp for 5-12 years olds. Starting June 9 and running… read more
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Make Art with Artists and Their Families

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 12 p.m.

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

cost: $25 one adult + one child

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

Join L.A.-based contemporary artists Glenn Kaino and Corey Lynn Calter and their daughters to explore the many possibilities of wax.… read more
Creating Arts Company proudly presents a childhood favorite for children and parents alike! Dance and sing along with Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Linus, Schroeder and of course Charlie Brown himself in this classic with all the Peanuts Gang characters. Perfect for all ages this productions features wonderful songs like “My New Philosophy” and promises to never yank the football away! Good grief Charlie Brown! This show is a Creating Arts Company signature mini-musical which is audience interactive, runs one hour and is recommended for children ages 3 and up. All children receive a toy musical instrument upon arrival an. This is a one hour and thirty minute interactive show that is fun for the entire family and recommended for ages 4 and up.

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

when: Aug 23 at 3 p.m.

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

cost: $12-$20

ages: 4 and up

the scoop:

This childhood favorite is for kids and parents alike. Dance and sing along with Snoopy,… read more
Miss Brooks' Story Nook

A Storytime About Storytimes

when: Aug 23 at 10:30 a.m.

where: West LA, Children's Book World, 10580 W Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, California

cost: Free

ages: 3 and up

the scoop:

Author Barabara Bottner and super-librarian Hillary George (with her ukulele) are heading to Children’s Book… read more
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Shakespeare at the Old Zoo

when: Aug 23 at 7 p.m.

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
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A Midsummer Nights Dream – Just For Your Kids

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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
Celebrate the Beatles

The Beatles Storm The Bowl

when: Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 24 at 7:30 p.m. or 8 p.m.

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

cost: $28-$75

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

How many parents bemoan the lack of Hollywood Bowl in their summer once kids make… read more
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All American Soap Box Derby

when: Aug 23 - Aug 24 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Race your own car or watch others race their own constructions.  A special track will… read more
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Emperor’s New Close Encounters of The Third Kind

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Hillside Theater, 1600 Campus Rd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: $7-$10

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will celebrate its 19th year with a brand new… read more
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“A Hard Day’s Night” Turns 50!

when: Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 23 at Various times

where: Hollywood, New Beverly, 7165 W. Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles

cost: $8

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

“Can’t Buy Me Love,” “I Should Have Known Better,” and “If I Fell,”  they all… read more

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