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FAMILY EVENTS & THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN LOS ANGELES
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POTTERY CLASSES FOR KIDS & ADULTS



3795 Boise Avenue, Mar Vista, CA 90066 (3 blocks west of Centinela, off Venice) 310-567-2708. - - Peach Tree Pottery classes, studio and gallery. If you've ever thought you'd like to try throwing a pot, this is a fun and relaxed place to try it out. Unleash your creativity, learn to throw a pot i ....

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Festivals in Los Angeles
02/18/2017 to 02/19/2017
2017 LOS ANGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW



1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015 203-878-2577 x100 - Attendees can purchase single-day and two-day tickets online now for the discounted rate of $11/$18 with promo code: LAPR or on-site for $15/$22. Children 16 and under are free and on-site tickets can be purchased with cash only. - The 12th Annual Travel and Adventure show makes a stop at a new location in Los Angeles on February 18th and 19th. Discover thousands of travel options, and come face-to-face with some of your favori ....

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Recreation in West LA
02/17/2017 to 02/20/2017
ORCCON 2017



5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045 - $15-60 - Established in 1977 and celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year, Orccon is an all-ages annual convention focusing on tabletop games. More than 2,000 gamers gather to learn, play, watch and buy ....

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Books in Pasadena
02/23/2017
MEET THE AUTHOR: MAPLE LAM



1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 626-300-0777 - freee - The Friends of Crowell Public Library’s Meet the Author! series
continues on Thursday, February 23 at 7:00 pm with Maple Lam who will speak about her children’s picture book, My Little Sister and ....


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Festivals in Long Beach
02/24/2017
THE URBAN HIVE MARKET



95 S. Pine Ave. Long Beach 90802 (310)880-9305 - Free - Open Air Night market in Long Beach with over 80 vendors, food trucks, local art and live music! ....

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Festivals in Long Beach
02/24/2017
URBAN HIVE MARKET



95 S. Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA 90802 (310)880-9305 - FREE - Open air night market with over 60 vendors, food trucks, local art and live music. ....

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Recreation in South Bay
02/25/2017
NIGHT HIKE ON THE PRESERVE



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 5.00 per person / $ 10.00 per family - Visit the Madrona Marsh as the sun sets and day gradually fades into night. Observe and listen to the sounds of the animals and insects as they begin their nightly activities. ....

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Recreation in South Bay
02/25/2017
NIGHT HIKE ON THE PRESERVE



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 5.00 per person / $ 10.00 per family - Visit the Madrona Marsh Preserve as the sun sets and day gradually fades into night. Observe and listen to the sounds of the animals and insects as they begin their nightly activities. ....

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Performance in San Fernando Valley
02/25/2017
A FAERY HUNT'S ENCHANTED ADVENTURE



16756 Moorpark St, Encino, CA 91436 818-324-6802 - $12.50 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt - "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles"
A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and their families to inspire creativity, imagin ....


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Music in West LA
02/25/2017
TEACHER DAVIS MUSIC DAY HOORAY! SHOW



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Teacher Davis from Music Day Hooray! plays songs that are cool for learning and great for moving. A former music therapist now teaching music classes at over 15 preschools in Los Angeles, Davis likes ....

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Recreation in South Bay
02/25/2017
NIGHT HIKE ON THE PRESERVE



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 5.00 per person / $ 10.00 per family - Visit the Madrona Marsh Preserve as the sun sets and gradually fades into night. Observe and listen to the animals and insects as they begin their nightly activities. ....

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Music in West LA
02/25/2017
AUNTIE KAYTE "RUFUS THE UNICORN" CD RELEASE MINI CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - LA-based children's singer/songwriter, Auntie Kayte, will present music from her brand new CD, "Rufus the Unicorn and Other Upside-Down Fairytale Songs". Auntie Kayte's irresistibly catchy songs use ....

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Festivals in Inland Empire
02/17/2017 to 02/26/2017
RIVERSIDE COUNTY FAIR & NATIONAL DATE FESTIVAL



82-503 Hwy 111 Indio, CA 92201 Riverside County Fairgrounds (800) 811-FAIR -

- Headliner Entertainers, Monster Truck Show(s), Big Air Motorcycles, Cooking Shows, a Livestock Auction, over 200 exhibitors, and much more. The Eli Young Band will perform at the Fair on Saturday, Fe ....


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Museums in Los Angeles
02/26/2017
AUTRY EXPLORERS: A WINTER'S DAY ON THE AUTRY RANCHO



4700 Western Heritage Way 3236672000 - Free for Autry Members / Included With Museum Admission (Adults: $14 / Students with ID and Seniors: $10 / Children: $6 / Children under 3: Free) - The historic ranchos offer a romanticized vision of California history. Through interactive immersion, Autry Explorers will walk through a winter’s day on our “Autry Rancho” and find their fit on ....

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Outdoor Markets in San Fernando Valley
02/26/2017
TOPANGA VINTAGE MARKET AT PIERCE COLLEGE

$1 off for EyeSpyers

Victory Blvd at Mason Ave 3104221844 - $3, kids 12 and under free, Veterans & active duty military free - One of LA's Top 5 flea markets*, Topanga Vintage Market is always the 4th Sunday at Pierce College. The Vintage Market includes over 170 of LA's best vintage, antiques, and collectibles dealers, plus ....

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Community in East LA
02/07/2017 to 02/28/2017
MINDFUL PARENTING



The Studio at the SIJCC Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center 1110 Bates Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029 - $15-$25 - Mindful Parenting is the practice of being present with our children in the moment with acceptance and kindness, as best we can. Each moment with our children is a new opportunity for each of us to o ....

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Special Interest in West LA
02/14/2017 to 02/28/2017
ESCAPEDOM



1373 Westwood Boulevard (424) 256-5093 - 28.00 per person - Escapedom is a live escape room that give you and your friends the chance to save the world in sixty minutes or less. You can take on the coven of and evil witch or dismantle the evil doll makers bom ....

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Books in Los Angeles
03/02/2017
DR. SEUSS READ ACROSS AMERICA CELEBRATION WITH SYLVAN LEARNING CENTER



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 3105592665 - free - In celebration of "Read Across America" and the life of Dr. Seuss, Sylvan Learning is coming to Children’s Book World to encourage imagination and exploration for all children. We will have an Engin ....

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Festivals in Pasadena
03/04/2017
26TH ANNUAL SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES FAIR



324 Madeline Drive Pasadena, CA 91105 3107705115 - FREE - Summer is coming! Come sort out your child’s 2017 summer plans at the 26th Annual Summer Opportunities Fair at Westridge School, the largest summer camp fair on the West Coast. There will be summer ....

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Community in San Fernando Valley
03/04/2017
WESTERN ROUND-UP



4469 Chevy Chase Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, 91011 818-790-4353 - Free admission, purchase tickets inside - Howdy! The Western Round-Up is a western-themed carnival open to all ages. Join us for a fun-filled day of games, pony rides, balloon animals, a raffle, silent auction, delicious food, and so much mo ....

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Theater in West LA
03/04/2017
ILENE COHEN PUPPET SHOW



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 3105592665 - free - Ilene Cohen and her puppet friends will entertain with stories to tickle your funny bone. For ages 3 to 7. Free ....

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Music in Pasadena
03/04/2017
L.A. CHILDREN’S CHORUS PRESENTS MASTERCLASS WITH NOTED CHORAL CONDUCTOR SCOTT MELVIN



585 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101 626-793-4231 - $45.00 - Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), one of the nation’s leading treble choirs and also recognized for promoting the choral arts through workshops and special educational programs, presents a mast ....

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Theater in Beverly Hills
02/09/2017 to 03/05/2017
946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS



9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210 - $49-$89 - 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
February 9 – March 5, 2017
Kneehigh in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Th ....


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Performance in Los Angeles
03/05/2017
A FAERY HUNT ENCHANTED ADVENTURE



1000 Hanley Avenue, Los Angeles, 90049 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and their families to inspire creativity, imaginations and fun. As children we believed in magic and knew in our hearts t ....

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Recreation in South Bay
03/11/2017
"LANDSCAPES OF MADRONA" ARTIST RECEPTION



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Patrick Osborne's, photography exhibit, "Landscapes of Madrona", artist reception offers you the chance to meet the artist on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. His photography will be on ....

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Performance in Ventura County
03/11/2017
A FAERY HUNT MAGIC IN SHERWOOD FOREST



7001 Smith Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93063 818-324-6802 - $12.50 - What a beautiful place to create Fairyland! Join the Faery Folk in Sherwood Forest (where they filmed the classic Robin Hood) on a fun and gentle quest in Fairyland. Join this interactive performance ....

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Fundraisers in South Bay
03/11/2017
WALK WITH SALLY'S 10TH ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP BOWL



24600 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, 90503 - Donations accepted - Local nonprofit Walk With Sally’s 10th annual Friendship Bowl, formerly The Bowl-A-Thon, is taking place on Saturday March, 11th at PV Bowl in Torrance from 12-4pm. Teams have joined together to rai ....

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Recreation in South Bay
03/11/2017
ARBOR DAY



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Come Celebrate California Arbor Day at the Madrona Marsh. Join in planting trees, grasses and June shrubs and other exciting activities. ....

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Theater in West LA
03/11/2017
VICTORIA GORING STORY THEATER



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - 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 Vic ....

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Recreation in South Bay
03/11/2017
CELEBRATE ARBOR DAY



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Come Celebrate California Arbor Day at the Madrona Marsh. Join in planting trees, grasses,June shrubs and other exciting activities. ....

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