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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
06/14/2018 to 08/21/2018
SHAKESPEARE BY THE SEA'S THE WINTER'S TALE & THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR



(310) 217-7596 - FREE - Join us for The Merry Wives of Windsor & The Winter's Tale! THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR is a rollicking romantic comedy which tells of Falstaff’s folly: courting two married women at the same time. ....

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Art in Universal City
08/21/2018
FREE ART EXPERIENCES



14006 Riverside Dr, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 - 0 - Westfield Fashion Square invites you to channel your inner artist, and create art with us! We've teamed up with local art studio, Art Rebel, to host a series of complimentary art experiences at the c ....

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Music in San Gabriel Valley
08/23/2018
MUSIC ON THE GREEN - FREE CONCERT WITH JONATHAN HORTON



1000 S. Fremont Ave. Alhambra, CA 91803 626-300-5000 - Free - Music On The Green, the popular free outdoor Summer Concert Series hosted by The Alhambra, is pleased to welcome back Rock/Country Artist Jonathan Horton. Originally from North Carolina, Jonathan rod ....

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Recreation in Long Beach
07/29/2018 to 08/24/2018
SUMMER TENNIS CAMP



1040 Park Avenue, Long Beach 90804 562-438-8509 - $390/week or $100/day - SUMMER TENNIS CAMP
The Valter Paiva Tennis Academy Summer Junior Tennis Camp is open to players aged 5-18. Everyone from the beginner to the advanced player is encouraged to attend. All camps are tau ....


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Music in South Bay
08/24/2018
FAMILY NIGHT AT MUSIC RHAPSODY



1603 Aviation Blvd. Ste 1 310.376.8646 - Free - Join us for Family Night at Music Rhapsody. Enjoy yummy food and socializing! Music provided by our very own staff and summer students including: classes, lessons, camp and the piano program. Celebra ....

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Theater in Los Angeles
08/25/2018
A FAERY HUNT AND MAGICAL FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!



2332 Fern Dell Drive 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - $25.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity & fun! Join the faery folke on a fun, gentle quest to find the Fairy Royalty and right af ....

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Music in Los Angeles
08/25/2018
TEACHER DAVIS MUSIC DAY HOORAY! MINI-CONCERT



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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Performance in Los Angeles
08/25/2018
PARADIGM BRASS



2701 N Sepulveda Blvd - Included with Museum Admission - Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with the band Paradigm Brass, playing a selection of Bernstein classics. Paradigm Brass began playing classical music on the streets and in subway statio ....

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Music in Culver City
08/25/2018
GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND WITH VOCALS



4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City, CA 90230 562.433.4858 - Free - Award-winning Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band with Vocals playing at Fiesta La Ballona in Culver City, Saturday, August 25, 2018. Lineup: Multi-genre, award-winning Gregg Young (Guitar), Multi-tale ....

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Festivals in Los Angeles
08/25/2018
EXPLORE INDONESIA



645 S. Mariposa Avenue, Los Angeles 90005 - Free - Celebrate Indonesia is a free cultural festival where attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of fun activities including musical performances, dance performances, art exhibit ....

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Performance in Los Angeles
08/25/2018
MAGIC AND MYSTERY AT THE MARKET



317 S. Broadway - Free - Magic & Mystery will rule the night when Grand Central Market (GCM) presents a quartet of amazing performers from the Academy of Magical Arts (AMA) on Saturday, August 25 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ....

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Restaurants in Midtown LA
08/24/2018 to 08/26/2018
HALO TOP CREAMERY: OPENING AT THE GROVE



189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036 - Free - Come celebrate Halo Top Creamery’s third Scoop Shop opening at The Grove beginning 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25 and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, August 26. The fir ....

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Museums in Los Angeles
08/25/2018 to 08/26/2018
JAPAN HOUSE LOS ANGELES – GRAND OPENING WEEKEND



6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood & Highland, Los Angeles, CA 90028 8005160565 - free - Los Angeles residents and visitors from around the world visiting Hollywood are invited to the official unveiling of the completed JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles cultural destination. For the first time, th ....

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Performance in Los Angeles
08/26/2018
THEATRE SOURCE LA



2701 N Sepulveda Blvd - Included with Museum Admission - Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday celebration continues for the final amphitheater performance of the season. A group of cabaret performers and an accompanist from Theater Source LA will take the s ....

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Comedy in Long Beach
08/26/2018
THE UNDERDOGS OF COMEDY KIDS



11705 Willake St Santta Fe Springs, CA 90670 3104195914 - 0 - The Stand-Up Kids are here ! Come join us as we welcome a new league of comedians! The Underdogs of Comedy Kids are unlike anything you have ever seen before. Be prepared to laugh, cry from laughing ....

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Recreation in Los Angeles
06/18/2018 to 08/31/2018
LEARN TO SWIM! LA CITY EXPANDS AFFORDABLE SWIMLA PROGRAM FOR KIDS



Find your neighborhood pool and register today. (323) 906-7953 - Low-cost swimming lessons. Scholarships are available. Cost is not a barrier. - Splash into a fun and healthy sport this summer with SwimLA! As a City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks program, SwimLA offers affordable swim lessons for kids ages 4-17 at all City ....

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Recreation in Orange County
06/25/2018 to 08/31/2018
BOUNCE SPORTS CAMP AT LOS CAB - SUMMER 2018



17272 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 949-287-2878 - $225 - $325 per week - Bounce Sports Camp is a multi-sport weekly camp designed to promote overall youth fitness to kids ages 4 to 13. We teach sportsmanship through teamwork, instill confidence, refine motor skills and te ....

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Museums in Pasadena
08/01/2018 to 08/31/2018
INTERACTIVE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM



480 North Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103 626-449-9144 - $14 - Kidspace Children's Museum is an interactive museum designed for children ages 1-10. Through indoor and outdoor activities, children can explore at their own speed. Water, mud, and sand are elements ....

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Theater in Santa Monica
09/01/2018
ILENE COHEN PUPPET SHOW



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Ilene Cohen Puppet Show
Saturday, September 1
10:30 a.m., Ages 3 - 7
Ilene Cohen and her puppet friends will entertain with stories to tickle your funny bone. Free ....


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Music in San Fernando Valley
09/01/2018
CLASSIC SONGS WITH THE BACK ROOM TRIO AT HENRI'S IN CANOGA PARK



21601 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA 91303 (818) 344-8482 - $5.00 suggested donation - Gerard's Guitars Presents: Beatles, Stones and Classic Songs Sing Along
with The Back Room Trio (818) 348-5582 “Classics Of All Classics” with a mix of real oldies (Ain’t Misbehavin’), to Patsy C ....


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Museums in Los Angeles
06/01/2018 to 09/02/2018
THE JIM HENSON EXHIBITION: IMAGINATION UNLIMITED



2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 - $12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12 | $7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2 | FREE to all visitors on Thursdays Ticket includes Museum admission | No reservations - Immerse yourself in the imaginative world of Jim Henson (1936–1990) and discover his groundbreaking approach to puppetry and transformative impact on contemporary culture. Featuring more than 100 ob ....

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Museums in Los Angeles
05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
DINO SUMMER AT DISCOVERY CUBE LA



11800 Foothill Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91342 (818) 686-2823 - $17.95 adults, $12.95 children, $14.95 seniors - Prehistoric creatures take over all three Discovery Cube locations from Memorial Day to Labor Day with "Dinosaurs Around the World" at Discovery Cube Orange County and Discovery Cube Los Angeles, and ....

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Museums in Orange County
05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
SEA MONSTERS: PREHISTORIC TO MODERN DAY OCEAN PREDATORS



600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92661 (714) 913-5030 - $17.95 adults, $12.95 children, $14.95 seniors - Prehistoric creatures take over all three Discovery Cube locations from Memorial Day to Labor Day with "Dinosaurs Around the World" at Discovery Cube Orange County and Discovery Cube Los Angeles, and ....

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Museums in Pasadena
09/02/2018 to 09/03/2018
POP-UP PROGRAM: BUBBLE PARTY



480 North Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103 626-449-9144 - $14 - It's a POP-up Party! Time to get down and boogie in a bunch of bubbles. Kidspace will be dancing the day away in the Physics Forest, playing games for the whole family, and experimenting with giant b ....

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Music in Los Angeles
09/08/2018
ANDREW & POLLY MINI-CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Andrew & Polly Mini-Concert
Saturday, September 8
10:30 a.m., All ages
By day, Andrew is a film composer and Polly creates music and sound design for commercials. In their spare time, they write and ....


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Books in Los Angeles
09/08/2018
HELENA KU RHEE & COLLEEN KONG-SAVAGE AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Helena Ku Rhee & Colleen Kong-Savage Author & Illustrator Talk & Book Signing
Saturday, September 8
2:30 p.m., Ages 5 – 8
Join author Helena Ku Rhee and illustrator Colleen Kong-Savage for a fun cha ....


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Books in Los Angeles
09/08/2018
SONYA SONES AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Sonya Sones Author Talk & Book Signing
Saturday, September 8
5:00 p.m., Ages 14 and up (mature subject matter, not appropriate for young children)
Please join acclaimed young adult author Sonya Sones ....


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Books in San Gabriel Valley
09/08/2018
WORLD OF THE WEASEL STORYTIME AT FLINTRIDGE BOOKSTORE



1010 Foothill Boulevard 818-790-0717 - FREE - Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse hosts monthly storytimes (for ages 2+) with guest children’s book writers and illustrators. On Saturday, September 8, at 10:30 AM, the bookstore welcomes Salvo Lav ....

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Books in South Bay
09/08/2018
COOL KIDS READ



20700 South Avalon Boulevard 3103666629 - Free - We are dedicated to making reading fun with our COOL KIDS READ event scheduled on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 5 pm - 7 pm. The event will feature a costume contest of children's favorite book ch ....

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