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FAMILY EVENTS & THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN LOS ANGELES
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DETAILSTheater in San Pedro
05/03/2018 to 05/05/2018
MARY POPPINS, JR.



478 W. Sixth Street 310 792-1122 - $12-28 - Join Jane and Michael Banks on a “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” adventure with their “practically perfect” nanny, Mary Poppins as she helps the Banks family in more ways than one! You won't ....

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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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Specialty in Inland Empire
04/24/2018
MONTCLAIR KIDS PRESENTS MAGIC WITH ARTY LOON



5060 E Montclair Plaza Ln - Free - Arty Loon will be visiting Montclair Kids with a good old-fashioned variety show filled with juggling, magic, balloons, laughs and a whole lot more for the entire family to enjoy! Location: Center Co ....

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Art in Pasadena
04/25/2018
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE READ



490 East Union Street, Pasadena, 91001 (626) 568-3665 - Free - After a kid-friendly exhibition tour of the The Feminine Sublime, read children’s stories that connect art and learning. Get creative during art activities that integrate themes of selected books, t ....

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Community in San Gabriel Valley
04/25/2018
SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTED BY MIDDLE TREE



250 W. 1st Street, #256 9094942216 - Free - We invite you to our monthly speaker series, which is free to the public, and features inspirational talks by local professionals and community leaders. This April, we will hear a lecture about findi ....

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Performance in Long Beach
04/26/2018
MARTHA REDBONE BONEHILL: THE CONCERT



6200 East Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90815 562-985-7000 - $45.00 - “…bolstered by some of New York’s finest jazz and blues musicians and Redbone’s own stirring voice and commanding presence.” – The Wall Street Journal
Renowned blues and soul singer Martha Redb ....


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Performance in San Gabriel Valley
04/28/2018
A FAERY HUNT'S FAIRY FUN TIME AT THE LA ARBORETUM



301 North Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007 626-821-4623 - $10 a ticket per person for members. $15 a ticket per person for non-members. - The faeries encourage us to go outdoors. Nature rejuvenates the spirit & lets your heart take wing! What a gorgeous place to spend the morning with the Faeries from A Faery Hunt. Join us in interacti ....

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Museums in Santa Monica
04/28/2018
ZIMMER CHILDREN’S MUSEUM WE ALL PLAY FUNDRAISER



395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (323) 761-8984 - $50-$65 - WHAT: The Zimmer Children’s Museum will host the third annual WE ALL PLAY FUNdraiser and preview their future location in Santa Monica. As Zimmer’s largest family event of the year, We All Play wil ....

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Community in Glendale
04/28/2018
CELEBRATE INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY AT FLINTRIDGE BOOKSTORE & COFFEEHOUSE



1010 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 818-790-0717 - FREE - Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse celebrates Independent Bookstore Day with activities for all ages, including a reading in conjunction with National Poetry Month and author appearances in conjuncti ....

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Health & Fitness in Inland Empire
04/28/2018
SUPERHERO 5K RUN/WALK AND HEALTHY LIVING EXTRAVAGANZA



4800 Crestmore Road, Riverside - - JJoin us for an event for the entire family….Superhero 5k Run/Walk in Jurupa Valley at Rancho Jurupa Park. Each paid participant of the Superhero 5K receives a medal, t-shirt and goodie bag. Include ....

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Music in Pasadena
04/28/2018
THE ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL & ART WALK - 10TH YEAR!



1121 Mission Street South Pasadena, CA 91030 626.441.2339 - FREE - Celebrating its 10th year, South Pasadena’s FREE Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk features a diverse musical lineup performing on multiple stages around town. This year, the main stage headline ....

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Festivals in Long Beach
04/29/2018
AMSTERDAM STYLE FESTIVAL



200 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 - $10 – kids 12 and under Free. - Dutch King’s Day is a national holiday in the Netherlands and is observed by the Dutch around the globe. The largest King’s Day Party in the world happens in Amsterdam! The largest Orange Party in ....

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Festivals in West LA
04/29/2018
SKIRBALL PUPPET FESTIVAL



2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. 3104404500 - $7-12 - Celebrate the art of puppetry and the power of imagination at the Skirball’s annual Puppet Festival! This campus-wide, daylong festival features new and classic tales told with a variety of puppets, ....

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Music in West LA
04/29/2018
BERNSTEIN AT 100/ISRAEL AT 70



15600 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90077 8186462844 - $25-40 - Bernstein at 100/Israel at 70 - Presented with the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony. Join the AJU Choir and the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, Dr. Noreen Green, Conductor, for a celebration of Leonard Berns ....

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Fundraisers in Other Places
04/29/2018
7TH ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLS

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Sierra Madre United Methodist Church 695 W Sierra Madre Blvd Sierra Madre CA 91024 626.792.4886 - $30-$35 - Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley invites you to our seventh annual Empty Bowls on Sunday, April 29! At our family-friendly event, you’ll select a beautiful soup bowl handcrafted by local artisan ....

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Museums in Los Angeles
04/29/2018
DILL PURPLE GENIUSES MUSICAL STORY-TIME @ ZIMMER MUSEUM



6505 Wilshire Blvd (323) 761-8984 - Included with museum admission - With thousands of fans, the Dill Purple Geniuses & Dill Kids Live motivate kids on an awesome level. Their live shows filled with movement, dance, music, a musical storytelling, anti-bullying, magic, ....

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Art in Pasadena
05/04/2018
PMCA 1234: FREE FIRST FRIDAY



490 East Union Street, Pasadena, 91001 (626) 568-3665 - Free - Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday! This free event is presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. ....

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Theater in Santa Monica
05/05/2018
A CLASS ACT NY & KIDS ON STAGE PRESENT HAMILTON WORKSHOP WITH HAMILTON STAR ANDREW CHAPPELLE



1227 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - 125.00 - Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet and work with Broadway and Hamilton star, Andrew Chappelle! Kids On Stage is partnering with A Class Act NY to bring Santa Monica this awesome event. The wo ....

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Books in Los Angeles
05/05/2018
DANICA MCKELLAR READING AND SIGNING



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Join actress, math whiz, and bestselling author Danica McKellar for a reading, Q & A, and book signing at Children’s Book World. In her delightful new picture book in the McKellar Math series, Ten M ....

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Art in Culver City
05/04/2018 to 05/06/2018
AFFAIR OF THE ARTS



9400 Culver Blvd, Downtown Culver City, CA 90232 310-836-4600 - FREE - MAY 4, 5 & 6 • FRIDAY 5-9pm, SATURDAY 11am - 7pm & SUNDAY 10am – 6pm The 10th Affair of the Arts in Downtown Culver City will be held on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, November 3 - 5. The event showca ....

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Performance in Long Beach
05/06/2018
RANKY TANKY



6200 East Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA 90815 562-985-7000 - $35.00 - “Ranky Tanky” translates loosely as “Work It,” or “Get Funky.” This Charleston, SC based quintet performs the exhilarating music of Gullah culture born in the Sea Island region of the United St ....

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Theater in West LA
05/06/2018
A FAERY HUNT MAGICAL ADVENTURE



1000 Hanley Ave. Brentwood, CA 90049 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles" - Join us on this magical musical adventure. A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & fa ....

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Performance in San Gabriel Valley
05/06/2018
36TH ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION



350 S. McPherrin Ave, Monterey Park, 91754 (626)307-1388 - FREE - The City of Monterey Park’s Cinco de Mayo Committee extends an invitation to the community to attend the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration at Barnes Park. This festive day features a wide variety of ....

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Performance in Burbank
04/19/2018 to 05/07/2018
CIRCUS VARGAS



777 N. Front St, Burbank, CA 91502 877-468-3861 - $15.00 - $72.00 - The Big One is Back! Circus Vargas Delivers the Ultimate Entertainment Extravaganza for 2018! Always fun for the entire family, Circus Vargas’ incredible new production highlights an amazing cast of ....

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Books in Other Places
05/09/2018
CELEBRATING THE CHILD - A DIA DE LOS NIÑOS SHOW



4990 Clark Avenue Lakewood, CA 90712 - FREE - Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre invites everyone to join in their fun interactive show filled with folk tales and fables to celebrate Dia de Los Ninos: "Celebrating the Child." The zany team of Lorr ....

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Services in Other Places
05/09/2018
FARMER BOYS SPONSORS 33RD ANNUAL CHILDREN’S DAY AT LOMA LINDA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL



2871, 11234 Anderson St. Loma Linda, CA 92354 - free - Farmer Boys®, the popular fast casual concept known for their farm-fresh burgers and all-day cooked-to-order breakfast, will once again sponsor the 33rd Annual Children’s Day at Loma Linda Universit ....

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Health & Fitness in Inland Empire
05/09/2018
FARMER BOYS SPONSORS 33RD ANNUAL CHILDREN’S DAY AT LOMA LINDA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL



2871, 11234 Anderson St. Loma Linda, CA 92354 - FREE - Farmer Boys®, the popular fast casual concept known for their farm-fresh burgers and all-day cooked-to-order breakfast, will once again sponsor the 33rd Annual Children’s Day at Loma Linda Universit ....

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Community in Los Angeles
05/12/2018
3RD ANNUAL CHLA BONE PROGRAM FAMILY DAY



Scott Road & Academy Road Los Angeles, CA 90012 - Free - Enjoy BBQ, exhibit booths, magicians, face painting and more! Individuals with bone diseases and bone disorders and their families are invited to attend the 3rd Annual CHLA Bone Program Family Day. A ....

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Performance in Griffith Park
05/12/2018
A FAERY HUNT & FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!



2332 Fern Dell Drive 818-324-6802 - $25.00 per person a ticket for the show & fairy party $15 a ticket for show only or party only. - A Faery Hunt interactive performances are specially designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity, imagination & fun. First one of A Faery Hunt’s award-winning shows. Accompany the f ....

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Art in Los Angeles
05/12/2018
OFFSITE EVENT! PMCA 1234: SECOND SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT



815 N Alameda St. (626) 568-3665 - Adults: $7 Seniors (62+), Students & Educators: $5 with a valid ID Children (12 & under): Free PMCA Members: Free - Second Saturday Spotlights take place on the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm. PMCA partners with El Pueblo de Los Angeles for a very special offsite Second Saturday Spotlight, celebrating Ed ....

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