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Visit the Hollywood Bowl for Free (& Without the Crowds!)

Summer rehearsals at the Hollywood Bowl officially begin on Jul. 10. Here’s everything you need to know about LA’s best kept secret.

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SlimeFest: Summer’s Thrilling Event You Just Can’t Miss

Part music festival, part slime party, SlimeFest is a day of great tunes and slime adventures for the whole family. Here’s why you should snag tix to Chicago’s most exciting summer party.

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This Outdoor Planetarium Will Change the Way You See the Stars

AR technology helps Mother Nature spring to life in a whole new way at this one-of-a-kind planetarium.

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Your Guide to Family Day at the San Diego International Fringe Festival

A railroad themed magic show, circus acrobats, hip hop dancers, theatre, puppetry and live music! Here’s where the party’s at… and it’s free! 

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The Country’s Coolest Music Venues for Families

Catch a tune or two (sans sitter!) at these terrific spots that welcome tiny rockstars with open arms.

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The Best New Things for LA Kids (And Parents) of 2016

So, LA, what’s new? These are our picks for the 25 coolest things to open in Los Angeles for kids and parents in the last 12 months.

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Meet Red Tricycle’s Portland Editor!

Read on to meet Annette and discover her favorite things about raising kids in Portland.

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Gather ‘Round the Campfire: Where to Get Your S’more Fix

Fire! Sugar! Chocolate! S’more making round the campfire is the ultimate summer activity for kids. Here are 5 places in LA where you can get toasting.

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Why Little Italy is the Perfect Family Neighborhood

A trip to Little Italy is the perfect activity for a day of family fun. We’ve got your guide to this awesome San Diego neighborhood.

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A Brand New Playground in Highland Park

To paraphrase the great Joni Mitchell, York Park made paradise by un-paving a parking lot, right in the middle of Highland Park!

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Trek Lightly with TreePeople

TreePeople at the Coldwater Canyon Park plants the seeds for budding environmentalists to learn to love (and save) the earth!

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8 Things We Adore About Washington Park

We love Washington Park. Here’s our insider’s guide for playing there this summer.

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The Wildlife Refuge to Scamper to Now

Give yourself a break and road trip it to this peaceful animal refuge.

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Bring Out The Bard: Summer Shakespeare for Kids

Get your little groundling to take in some summer Shakespeare in the park. Most shows are free; all are fabulous.

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Take a Trip to the South Pacific from the Top of Mt. Tam

Everything you need to know about this year’s Mountain Play.

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Murray Hill With Kids: Where to Eat, Shop & Play

Have you explored Murray Hill with your kids yet? Here, you’ll discover the best family-friendly activities, destinations, shopping and food the neighborhood has to offer.

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Seattle’s Best Public Art: Treasure Hunt for Families

Seattle has an amazing collection of public art, and hunting for it can liven up almost any outing with kids. The pieces are often larger than life, full of surprises and make aesthetically appealing climbing toys (though check for do-not-touch…

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Explore: Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park, perched on top of Beacon Hill, is one of Seattle’s largest green spaces. The area is renowned for its sweeping views of downtown Seattle, the Olympic Mountains, and Puget Sound; located in one of the most linguistically and…

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Explore: Luther Burbank Park

Rich in history, Luther Burbank Park, on the North End of Mercer Island, offers something for everyone (including the pooch). The 77-acre park has 3/4 of a mile of Lake Washington waterfront and is home to nature trails, a sandy…

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Explore: Crossroads Park

Explore: Crossroads Park

Sure, Crossroads Park is a ripe destination this weekend (June 27-28), given it’s home to the Bellevue Strawberry Festival. But it’s also a great anytime-adventure, where the kiddos can explore the sprawling lawns, hit the playground and…

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