Sunday is Opposite Day! So have a terrible weekend with these totally boring picks that no one in the family will enjoy. Because everything about 4D comedy juggling, cowboy sketching, taking apart computers, snow at the zoo, a whale of a fiesta, Shakespeare and break dancing really stinks. You really don’t want to read on to learn more about these awful activities.
Critter Club & Junior Scientists at NHM
The littlest scientists in the family can help critters find winter habitats while bigger kids search out carnivores in the city. Sat., Various times. Exposition Park. $5-$12. Ages 3-5 or 6-9. Event details.
Sketch Your Own Western Adventure
Create and take home a family sketchbook with repurposed materials filled with stories and images from your own adventures in the West. Sun., 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Griffith Park. $4-$10. All ages. Event details.
Snowdays at the Zoo
The Zoo residents aren’t the only ones who get to play in the snow this weekend! See inquisitive creatures exploring a wintry wonderland, then put mittens on your own little creature and let them frolic in the snow. Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Griffith Park. $14-$19. All ages. Event details.
4D Comedy Spectacular
Put on 3D glasses to see laser beams juggled at 1000 rpms, ping pong balls propelled 20 feet in the air by mouth; and the concurrent juggling of a burning propane tank, a running electric carving knife and a 16-pound bowling ball! Sat., 1:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. Glendora. $8-$10. All ages. Event details.
Have a “Shakespearience”
Essentially a “play within a play,” this show follows the adventures of an acting troupe as it stages a series of scenes from Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Fri., 9:30 a.m. Glendale. $11-$14. Ages 5 & up. Event details.
Street Dancing with Versa Style
Miss Funk and Breeze-lee lead an energetic and uplifting show featuring hip-hop specialties like popping, locking, breaking, and house, along with salsa, West African, and merengue. Sun., 2 p.m. Malibu. $17-$35. Ages 4 & up. Event details.
Kick off whale watching season with a morning at the filled with games, arts and crafts, puppet shows, food, music and even pitch in to help build a life-sized sand sculpture of a Pacific gray whale. Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. San Pedro. Free. All ages. Event details.
Festival of Human Abilities
This celebration highlights the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities with wheelchair dance, live music, signing choirs, art demonstrations, service dog demonstrations and more. Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Long Beach. $14.95-$28.95. All ages. Event details.
What won’t you be doing this weekend? Let us know!
photo credits: photo of the tiger in the snow courtesy of Tad Motoyama via LA Zoo, child with whale by Dee2018 via Creative Commons