ABOUT EYE SPY LA
The local's Guide for events,
places to go, and things to do.
EDITOR: Andrea Kirk
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS:
Michele Hunter
Mark Share
Matt Share
Josh Herz




FAMILY EVENTS & THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN LOS ANGELES
TELL YOUR FRIENDS


DETAILSClasses & Seminars in West LA

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 ....

DETAILS


Theater in Beverly Hills
04/09/2020
TEENS ON TOUR: THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE



14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638 562-944-9801 - $15 kids, $25 adults - Teens on Tour: The Center of the Universe by Bruce Gevirtzman, directed by Steve Cisneros La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638 The Center of the Unive ....

DETAILS


Theater in Santa Monica
04/06/2020 to 04/10/2020
FROZEN SPRING CAMP



1227 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401 3103140035 - 395 - Spend spring break with Kids On Stage exploring the world of Disney's Frozen. Campers will act, sing, dance, and work on developing skills through theatre games towards comedy improv, character devel ....

DETAILS


Recreation in San Fernando Valley
04/06/2020 to 04/10/2020
THE HELP GROUP KIDS LIKE ME SPRING BREAK CAMP



13164 Burbank Blvd 8187787140 - $330-$650 - The Help Group camps provide safe and enriching environments for children, teens, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. There are five unique day camps offered which ....

DETAILS


Music in Downtown LA
04/04/2020 to 04/11/2020
TOYOTA SYMPHONIES FOR YOUTH: POWER TO THE PEOPLE!



111 S Grand Ave 323 850 2000 - $23-27 - Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Power to the People! Walt Disney Concert Hall
SAT APR 4, 11:00AM
SAT APR 11, 11:00AM Artist
Los Angeles Philharmonic About This Performance
Composers, musicians, and poet ....


DETAILS


Amusement Parks & Arcades in South Bay
03/16/2020 to 04/12/2020
MADRONA MARSH NATURE CENTER CLOSURE



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free, Donations - The Madrona Marsh Nature Center Staff and volunteers are sad to announce the cancellation of all events at the Nature Center through April 12, 2020.. The Preserve will remain open during regular hour ....

DETAILS


Community in Los Angeles
03/19/2020 to 04/12/2020
MEET THE EASTER BUNNY AT THE GROVE



189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, 90036 3239008080 - - Hop on over to the Bunny Bungalow with an online reservation! Walk-ups are welcome, though wait times may vary. Located in The Park. To RSVP follow this link: https://thegrovela.com/reservation/ Avai ....

DETAILS


Community in Glendale
03/19/2020 to 04/12/2020
MEET THE EASTER BUNNY AT THE AMERICANA AT BRAND



889 AMERICANA WAY, GLENDALE, 91210 3239008080 - - Hop on over to the Bunny Bungalow with an online reservation! Walk-ups are welcome, though wait times may vary. Located in The Park. To RSVP follow this link: https://americanaatbrand.com/reservation ....

DETAILS


Community in Other Places
04/02/2020 to 04/12/2020
MEET THE EASTER BUNNY AT PALISADES VILLAGE



15225 PALISADES VILLAGE LANE, PACIFIC PALISADES, 90272 3239008080 - - Hop on over to the Bunny Bungalow with an online reservation! Walk-ups are welcome, though wait times may vary. Located near Bay Theatre by Cinépolis. To RSVP follow this link: https://palisadesvilla ....

DETAILS


Museums in Pasadena
04/12/2020
THE BUNNY MUSEUM HOPPIN' DOWN YOUR STREET



2605 Lake Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001 (626) 798-8848 - free - The Bunny Museum closed-until-further-notice will be hoppin' down Altadena streets bringing Easter joy to boys and girls. Look for the hoppy bunny vehicle in your neighborhood on Easter Sunday. ....

DETAILS


Theater in Santa Monica
04/13/2020 to 04/17/2020
GREATEST SHOWMAN SPRING CAMP



1227 4th Street, Santa Monica, 90401 310-314-0035 - 395 - Spend spring break with Kids On Stage exploring the world of The Greatest Showman. Campers will act, sing, dance, and work on developing skills through theatre games towards comedy improv, character ....

DETAILS


Recreation in South Bay
04/18/2020
EARTH DAY HABITAT RESTORATION



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Celebrate Earth Day by helping to enhance the beauty of the Madrona Marsh Preserve. Join others in restoring the Preserve to its natural habitat. Please call the Nature Center at 310-782-3989, Tuesda ....

DETAILS


Recreation in South Bay
03/25/2020 to 04/19/2020
MADRONA MARSH PRESERVE AND NATURE CENTER CLOSURES



3201 Plaza Del Amo 310-782-3989 - Free - The Madrona Marsh staff and volunteers sadly announce the closure of the Madrona Marsh Preserve until further notice by the city. The decision to close the Preserve was made in an effort to preserve ....

DETAILS


Performance in San Gabriel Valley
04/19/2020
A FAERY HUNT EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE AT THE LA ARBORETUM



301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, 91007 626-821-4623 - $10 a ticket per person for members. $15 a ticket per person for non-members. - As children we believed in magic and knew in our hearts there was enchantment all around us, hidden, beautiful, and filled with goodness. If you remember this, you too may have glimpsed Faeryland. Jo ....

DETAILS


Art in South Bay
04/25/2020
"MY FAVORITE MARSHIN' II" WITH DAVE WOLFRAM



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - David Wolfram presents " My Favorite Marshin' II". David Wolfram invites you to view his art work in the Madrona Marsh Nature Center, Tuesday through Sunday between 10:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Come meet ....

DETAILS


Performance in Griffith Park
04/25/2020
A FAERY HUNT SHOW & FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!



2332 Fern Dell Drive, Los Angeles, 90068 818-324-6802 - $25.00 per person a ticket for the show & fairy party $15 a ticket for show only or party only. - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles! Join in and experience the joy! A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances for young audiences & families that inspire crea ....

DETAILS


Festivals in Venice Beach
04/25/2020
LA SANITATION AND ENVIRONMENT FIFTH ANNUAL EARTH DAY LA 2020



11341 Lake Street Venice, CA 90291 1-800-773-2489 - free - Free Admission Complimentary food and drinks while supplies last Entertainment, kids zone, tree and plant give-away, conservation and sustainability workshops, vehicle exhibits, 50+ exhibitors, custo ....

DETAILS


Museums in Santa Monica
04/25/2020
HAND ON HISTORY: FREE CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP



1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Free - Join us for a fun and informative activity as we craft a shadow puppet theatre. This Month’s theme focuses on Arts in Santa Monica. Saturday, April 25, at 11 AM. Children and their parents are invit ....

DETAILS


Fundraisers in Griffith Park
04/26/2020
FINISH THE RIDE AND FINISH THE RUN GRIFFITH PARK

EYESPY20

4669 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 8448847233 Ext. 801 - $20 - $85 - It’s not just an event, it’s a movement for the safety of all on the streets of California. Join cyclists, runners, walkers and many others to enjoy the beautiful scenery and back roads of Griffith ....

DETAILS


Restaurants in East LA
04/26/2020
TASTE OF THE EASTSIDE



570 W. Ave 26, Los Angeles 90065 - $55 adv/$65 door | VIP $90 adv, $100 door - Taste of the Eastside
April 26, 2020, 4pm - 8pm
Los Angeles River Center and Gardens
570 W. Ave 26, Los Angeles 90065 Celebrating its Tenth Year, Taste of the Eastside is the premiere outdoor food an ....


DETAILS


Festivals in Long Beach
04/26/2020
AMSTERDAM IN LA - HAVE A TASTE OF HOLLAND 2020



7390 Carson Blv, Long Beach, CA 90808 818-659-5081 - $10 - kids 12 and under FREE. - Have A Taste Of Holland - Dutch King's Day 2020 Los Angeles - You know you are at a Dutch event, when surrounded by people decked out in phenomenal orange attire to celebrate the birthday of King Wil ....

DETAILS


Museums in West LA
04/26/2020
SKIRBALL PUPPET FESTIVAL



2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - - Perfect for the whole family! Celebrate the art of puppetry and the magic of storytelling at the Skirball’s ever-popular annual Puppet Festival. Featuring a lineup of talented puppeteers, this campu ....

DETAILS


Classes & Seminars in Los Angeles
03/22/2020 to 05/02/2020
CELEBRATE SPRING OUTSIDE: ENJOY A COMPLIMENTARY TINKERGARTEN CLASS!



Los Angeles, CA - Enjoy your first class on us! - At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. This Spring, Tinkergarten is focusing on creativity allowing children to explore, imagine, invent, and make messes (outside ....

DETAILS


Festivals in Long Beach
05/07/2020 to 05/10/2020
DEW TOUR HOSTS FINAL SKATEBOARD OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS



300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, Calif. 90802 760-707-1956 - Free - Dew Tour’s summer skateboard competition and festival returns for its fifth year to the Long Beach Convention Center and Rainbow Park Lagoon from May 7-10. Cheer on the world’s top pro male and fe ....

DETAILS


Community in Ventura County
05/10/2020
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH



40 Presidential Drive 200 Simi Valley, CA 93065 805-577-4057 - - Celebrate the mother in your life at our 14th annual Mother’s Day Brunch at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library! You are sure to make her day by spoiling her with a champagne brunch in our grand ....

DETAILS


Festivals in San Fernando Valley
05/30/2020
CELEBRATING WORDS FESTIVAL



11200 Herrick Street, Pacoima, CA 91331 818-939-3433 - Free - Tía Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore is proud to present the 15th Annual Celebrating Words Festival: Written, Performed, and Sung, the longest running literacy and arts festival in the San Ferna ....

DETAILS


Festivals in Ventura County
07/25/2020 to 07/26/2020
27TH ANNUAL OXNARD SALSA FESTIVAL



500 S C St. 93030 805–535–4060 - Free admission and parking. Main stage open seating is $5. Salsa Tasting Tent $5. - Those who love to groove to hot Latin sounds and indulge in spicy culinary flavors won't want to miss the 27th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. The festival, July 25 and 26, is packed with all things sa ....

DETAILS


Festivals in Pomona & Vicinity
07/31/2020 to 08/02/2020
ANIMANGA 2020: ANIME, GAMING, & COSPLAY CONVENTION

10% OFF use promo code EYESPY10

1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768 786-878-9766 - $25.00 - Animanga is the #1 Summer anime & gaming convention of Pomona, California. The convention focuses on Japanese popular culture, anime, manga, as well as gaming and cosplay. Enjoy retro arcades, panels ....

DETAILS


Festivals in Downtown LA
08/02/2020
SWADDLE + SWOONG LOS ANGELES



1275 East 6th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021 - $12-$45 - Swaddle & Swoon is a parent’s go-to event for all things baby. Locally sourced and nationally respected, we do all the hard work of finding the best of the best in baby gear. Guests can meet local s ....

DETAILS


Festivals in Downtown LA
08/09/2020
22ND ANNUAL TASTE OF ECUADOR FOOD & PARADE FESTIVAL



425 N. Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 - FREE entrance to the public - Since 1999 the Ecuadorian community in Los Angeles has been celebrating its Independence Day with an annual Festival & Parade in Downtown LA. (1809-2020) The 22nd Annual TASTE OF ECUADOR Food Festiva ....

DETAILS


















ART THIS WEEK IN L.A.














Eye Spy LA ©2003-2018 all rights reserved