True to form, March is shaping up to be a roaring good time and includes everything that is fun in the world like singing, noshing and dancing. Whether you hit the Natural History Museum at night (so special!) or take in some Purim festival fun (Hamantaschen anyone?), there’s a little bit of everything for everyone this weekend—yes, including those delicious wee little ones with baby fat still on their feet.

Westside

Victoria Goring Story Theater 
Interactive fun as Victoria Goring creates new stories live from children’s suggestions. Princesses spurn ball gowns, wizards fly vacuum cleaners, pirates love to bake! Everyone gets caught up in Victoria Goring’s delightful, hilarious, improvised stories. Sat. Event details.

Party for Purim
Help celebrate Purim, the jolly Jewish holiday and enjoy carnival games, jumbo slides, cake walks, yummy food, bake sale, silent auction, and awesome prizes at Temple Akiba’s Annual Purim Carnival! All are welcome and is fun for all ages. Sun. Event details. 

Family Dance Jam
Join artist Ilaan Egeland Mazzini and crew for an intimate jam inside the Edye Second Space black box theater.  Family Dance Jam’s inter-generational movement workshops are designed for people of all ages, incorporating both open play and directed experience, ensuring that each participant and family get their own unique dance party. Sadubas, a DJ duo that combines recorded music with live drums, will provide the soundtrack, and the FDJ team of dancers will be there to help create an environment of fun and creativity. Sun. Event details. 

Sonia De Los Santos at Family Arts Fest
A soulful and important new voice in family music, Sonia De Los Santos has been hailed by Billboard as “one of the Latin Children’s music artists you should know.” Singing in English and Spanish and playing guitar, mandolin, and jarana, De Los Santos infuses old and new songs with messages of joyful community music making and cultural bridge building. The family-friendly day will feature art activities, food trucks, face-painting, museum tours, backstage tours, and more. Sat. Event details. 

16th Annual Carnival at the Pier
Play and laugh while giving back at the 16th Annual Carnival at the Pier! Admission includes private use of the park, lunch and carnival snacks, game tickets, unlimited amusement park rides and photo booth photos, and more. Come and enjoy one of Southern California’s leading attractions while helping to raise funds for Children’s Bureau’s work to prevent child abuse. Sun. Event details. 

Los Angeles

First Fridays at the NHM
Discover the Museum after hours with tours, discussions, live music, and cocktails. Bring your appetites for knowledge.
This season the topic is “L.A. Invents: A Becoming Los Angeles Series” where we look at what makes L.A. the capital of the 21st century. Weaving together nature, culture, and creativity, we scope out Los Angeles through amazing lectures and tours.Be aware that event capacity is limited and likely to sell out. Purchase your tickets online before the day of the event as only a limited number of tickets will be available at the door, and be sure to come early, as all the events are first come, first served. Fri. Event details. 

The Really Awesome Improv Show
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages 2-200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, is great for the whole family, and was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine! Because there’s a rotating cast you’ll see a different cast and games each week. Great for birthday parties and family outings! Sat. Event details. 

The Classic Auto Show 2018 
Seven all-new exhibits, more than 1,000 vintage vehicles and displays from 65 Southern California car clubs will highlight the second annual Classic Auto Show (CAS), which returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center. Plus celebrity appearances by Jay Leno, Chip Foose, Mike Brewer, Donald Osborn, plus kids will enjoy: Hot Rodders of Tomorrow, watch local high schoolers compete as they rebuild an engine, Hot Rodders Junior Challenge where kids of all ages can take a shot at building a mini-engine and more. Fri.-Sun. Event details. 

Galaxy Quest Mother and Son Weekend
Blast off into the outer limits! Moonwalk under the stars, bring a black shirt for creating a galaxy shirt, make bottle rockets and watch out for asteroids zoom through space. This weekend will be out of this world! 
Camp will give you a lifetime of memories. During the weekend you and your son(s) will participate in a variety of activities, individually and with other mothers and their sons. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Sherman Oaks

Rainbows and Raindrops
Dance down a rainbow slide and sing among the raindrops in LoveBug & Me’s Winter Music Series. We combine traditional kids music favorites with a colorful array of Rainbow and Raindrop themed songs, including “Rainbow Connection”, “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”, “Here Comes The Sun”, “Singing in the Rain” and a whole bunch of lively tunes to put a smile on your little lovebug’s face. Only three classes left in this Winter Series! Sun. Event details. 

Long Beach

Crafts at the Rancho
Rancho Los Cerritos hosts a Creation Station for kids on the first Saturday of each month with holiday-themed crafts. Sat. Event details. 

What activities are you going to check out this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!

—Andie Huber

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