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Every Awesome Thing to Do This September in LA

Isn’t LA great? This month you can find fairies, an outdoor piano to play and find your way through a corn maze.

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12 Day Trips That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

Skip the hotel and head to one of these spots near Washington, DC for a day trip with an educational impact.

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The Best 4th of July Fireworks, Parades & Kid-Friendly Parties in LA

Your 2021 guide to all the best parades, parties and firework shows happening in LA this 4th of July.

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Baby on Board! 26 Baby-Friendly Things to Do in San Diego

Ready for a fun adventure with your babe? We’ve rounded up a whole new world of baby-friendly activities in San Diego.

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Keep Calm & Leprechaun: St. Patty’s Day Fun in the DMV

You don’t need the luck of the Irish to find a place to celebrate St. Patrick’s day with your kids.

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10 Iconic Women Who Changed LA Forever

From former slave Biddy Mason to environmental activist Aurora Castillo, these women will inspire you.

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Santa Zooms & More Virtual Holiday Events Kids Will Love

Celebrate the season with these can’t-miss at-home happenings.

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This Is How You Can Support Local Seattle Businesses Right Now

Want to make sure your favorite spots and shops continue to thrive? Buy now and spend later with these local businesses.

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Let’s Gogh! Drop-In Art Classes for Creative Kids

Save some Monet with a cheap or free drop-in art class in Washington, DC. Let your little one paint, draw, glue and craft their way to a masterpiece.

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LA’s Best Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events

From “Noon Year’s Eve” at Kidspace to a dance party at the LA Zoo, 13 awesome ways to celebrate!

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The Most Spectacular Holiday Tree Lightings in LA

Get ready for (faux) snow flurries, fireworks and more at these epic celebrations.

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12 Holiday Shows That Will Delight Your Family

Your little sugar plums will light up watching these magical theater productions.

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7 Outstanding After-School Activities This Fall

Don’t let after-school be doomed to homework only. Keep the fun going with these 9 awesome after school activities around Portland!

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8 Amazing Day of the Dead Celebrations

If visions of sugar skulls dance in your head, it must be time for Day of the Dead! Here’s where you can find LA’s best celebrations.

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5 Great Reasons to Put Indianapolis on Your End-of-Summer To-Do List

History, sports, nature, museums – let us show you why Indy should be on your summer to-do list!

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The Strathmore’s Newest Art Exhibit: Major Colored Pencil Inspo

A new exhibit at the Strathmore proves that the colored pencil is a serious artist’s medium.

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Take the “Home” out of Homework at These Inspiring Spots

Take those back to school studies away from the dining room table and they become lots more fun!

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28 Absolutely Free (and Awesome) Things to Do This Summer

Family trips to the beach, amusement park rides and summer camp can quickly take a toll on your wallet, so we rounded up more than two dozen activities that will fill your days with fun for free!

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Baby Got Bach: Where to Hear the Classics in the DMV

More and more metro area live music is being catered exclusively to classical music for the littlest of listeners. Check out some of our favorite sets.

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‘Tis the Season to Hit the Stage

Sure, there are nutcrackers on every corner. But there’s also Santa, Tinkerbell, Shrek and a whole host of characters to get you in the holiday spirit, on stage in LA!

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7 Fountains Worth Your Wishes

Warm weather plus beached out kids means it’s the perfect time to check out one of our city’s grandest public fountains.

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7 Spectacular Studios Where the First Class is Free

You heard it first: First Class Free. Read on for the coolest D.C. studios that offer this deal for your little ones.

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7 Spots To Join in the Marathon Fun

You can grumble about the traffic delays, or you can join in the biggest block party in Los Angeles. Check out our favorite spots where kids can get in on the action!

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Kid-Approved Holiday Happenings Worth Booking…Now!

When it comes to some of the most popular seasonal fetes, it’s totally worth planning ahead. From festive musicals to visits with the Claus’, here are the happenings to pencil in, stat.

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A Celebration of Culture, Art & LA

Bring the entire family to The Music Center and discover rich cultural traditions from around the globe! From dance and music to puppetry and spoken word, learn more about the cultures which make up your “world city” of Los Angeles…

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25 Totally Free Things to Do This Summer

Summer activities, camps, ice cream treats and beach parking all give the bank a beating. Here are 25 totally free things to do in LA with the kids this summer.

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Music to Your Ears: 5 San Diego Classes That Strike a Tune

Get your kiddo moving and grooving with these San Diego music classes. Each one offers something different that’s sure to please your tiny dancer.

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An Hour Away, A World Away: Claremont

Discover a pretty little college town, with shopping & eating, hiking & biking, art & more that’s a mere hour out of town and has plenty of fun for kids. Your destination: Claremont.

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Get Your Fill of Fa-La-La-La-La By Caroling

Whether you and the kiddos are looking to belt out a few tunes yourselves or prefer to listen to pros in Dickensian garb, here are several spots to enjoy your Christmas favorites.

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Moves Like Jagger: Winter Family Dances & Concerts Around Town

Grab your tiny dancers and head to a family-friendly musical performance perfect to move and groove.

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Find Art in the Funniest Places: A Guide to Crazy Public Sculptures

Looking right behind you – yes, right there, hidden in plain sight. It’s art! Los Angeles offers fantastic eye opening sculptures with a pinch of whimsy, a dash of craziness, and a spoonful of LA style.

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Boston Totally Awesome Awards 2013 Winners & Celebrations

Parents from all over the nation picked their favorite family-friendly businesses for Red Tricycle’s 2013 Totally Awesome Awards!  Over 236,777 votes were cast and the results are in with all of the Totally Awesome winners listed below.
All of us…

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Take Note! Toddler Music Classes to Try Now

The key to being a rock star is displaying a killer combination of enthusiasm and self-confidence. In other words, be a toddler. (They’re the only ones that can get away with scream-singing “Itsy Bitsy Spider” while shaking a diapered butt.)…

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Stomp Your Feet and Groove to the Beat: Drum Circles

It starts when they are toddlers and grows as they grow. That irresistible need to make noise, lots and lots of noise. Your pride turns to horror as they gleefully assemble their “instruments”: pots, pans, spoons, forks, your grandmother’s china……

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School of Rock: Music Classes for Your Little Musicians

After examining the evidence it’s not surprising Portland takes it’s music scene so seriously. With a long lineage of great musicians from the Decemberists to M. Ward, Viva Voce, and The Dandy Warhols, there’s no shortage of inspiration. Let’s not…

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Where to Escape the Fog

Some may consider San Rafael the ugly stepsister to her more lovely sisters to the south like Sausalito or Tiburon. With summer fast approaching and as the chilling fog lingers over San Francisco and southern Marin, sunny San Rafael begins…

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