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FAMILY EVENTS & THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN LOS ANGELES
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DETAILSTheater in Santa Monica
04/30/2016 to 05/29/2016
TANGLED FAIRY TALES

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3110 Pennsylvania Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-804-0223 - 15.00 - Tangled Fairy Tales
A New Twist On Your Favorite Stories Step into a world where everything you thought you knew about your favorite princesses gets turned upside down! When Cinderella, Mulan, Sleepi ....


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DETAILSRecreation in Los Angeles
03/15/2016 to 12/31/2016
AMAZING SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURES BY URBAN ADVENTURE QUEST

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Various Locations 805-603-5620 - - Turn Los Angeles, Hollywood, Catalina Island, The Getty or Santa Barbara into a giant game board with this fun Scavenger Hunt adventure.  Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour  ....

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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 ....

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Special Interest in South Bay
05/03/2016
CREATE A HEARTFELT MOTHER’S DAY GIFT BOUQUET WITH SOUTH BAY GALLERIA’S KIDS CLUB ON MAY 3!



1815 Hawthorne Boulevard (310) 371-7546 - FREE - Nothing says ‘I love you’ mom like a handmade gift from the heart! Join the South Bay Galleria Kids Club as it hosts a special Mother’s Day craft event on Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m., located in t ....

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Community in South Bay
05/03/2016
CREATE A HEARTFELT MOTHER’S DAY GIFT BOUQUET WITH SOUTH BAY GALLERIA’S KIDS CLUB ON MAY 3!



1815 Hawthorne Boulevard, Redondo Beach, 90278 (310) 371-7546 - Free - Nothing says ‘I love you’ mom like a handmade gift from the heart! Join the South Bay Galleria Kids Club as it hosts a special Mother’s Day craft event on Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m., located in t ....

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Classes & Seminars in South Bay
05/02/2016 to 05/05/2016
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR KIDS, AGES 7 - 12



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 40.00 per person - This is an exciting opportunity with Dinuk to use photography to capture and appreciate the beauty of nature. ....

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Classes & Seminars in Orange County
05/06/2016 to 05/07/2016
MOTHER'S DAY DESSERT AND PAINT NIGHT



6950 Marine Way, Irvine 92618 9497247611 - Kids ages 12-18: $44 for Irvine Resident/$49 for Non-Resident Adults ages 19+: $54 for Irvine Resident/$59 for Non-Resident - The Orange County Great Park is celebrating moms with a Mother’s Day Dessert and Paint Night set for Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7. This unique opportunity to spend time with Mom includes a ride ....

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Festivals in Orange County
05/07/2016
SOKA UNIVERSITY'S FIFTEENTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL - MAY 7, 2016



1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 (949) 480-4081 - Free - Soka University’s annual International Festival is held on the first Saturday of May from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. The Festival, which is part of Orange County’s Imagination Celebration (www.sparkoc.co ....

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Art in Venice Beach
05/07/2016
ART IN THE AFTERNOON

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611 5th Ave. Venice, CA 90291 3103960317 - Discounted Tickets Available Until April 1st: Adults $45; Teens $20; Kids 12 & Under $5 After April 1st: Adults $60; Teens $25; Kids 12 & Under $10 - A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) presents Art in the Afternoon, an annual community art festival to celebrate the organization's 25 years of creativity and healing! Hosted by Actress and Advocate, GHan ....

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Music in West LA
05/07/2016
SPANISH MUSIC FUN WITH ISABEL BRAZON



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles 90064 (310) 559-2665 - free - Please join us for a fun, educational morning with Isabel Brazon, the creator of Baila Baila Spanish Music for kids. Come sing and dance while you learn some Spanish in this very interactive and dyna ....

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Books in West LA
05/07/2016
JENNIFER HOLM AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles 90064 (310) 559-2665 - free - Meet Jennifer Holm, author of Sunny Side Up and other wildly popular graphic novels, and award-winning middle grade novels, including The Fourteenth Goldfish. Jennifer collaborates with her brother, ....

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Community in Los Angeles
05/07/2016
HEADS ARE TURNING, CHILDREN ARE LEARNING - ANNUAL CHILDREN'S LITERACY DAY AT CAAM



600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037 - Free - On Saturday, May 7 2016, from 11:00am to 3:30pm, The California African American Museum will be celebrating children's literacy day with a family fun-filled event. There will be celebrity readers, st ....

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Museums in Los Angeles
05/07/2016
HEADS ARE TURNING, CHILDREN ARE LEARNING - ANNUAL CHILDREN'S LITERACY DAY AT CAAM



600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037 - Free - On Saturday, May 7 2016, from 11:00am to 3:30pm, The California African American Museum will be celebrating children's literacy day with a family fun-filled event. There will be celebrity readers, st ....

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Books in Downtown LA
05/07/2016
“HEADS ARE TURNING, CHILDREN ARE LEARNING” ANNUAL CHILDREN’S LITERACY DAY AT CAAM



600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, 90037 213-744-2024 - free - For 14 years CAAM has celebrated Literacy Day in conjunction with National Children’s Book Week. Join in the family fun-filled day of celebrity readers, storytellers, face painting, art projects, li ....

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Recreation in Culver City
05/07/2016
HOT WHEELS GARAGE AT THE ADM



610 Lairport St, El Segundo, CA 90245 310-909-0950 - $5-10, children under 10 Free. - Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10am-1pm: Hot Wheels(R) Garage features displays of life-size cars and numerous Hot Wheels(R) tracks and cars to race with. In addition, a face painter and balloon artist will ....

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Music in Pasadena
05/07/2016
LA CHILDREN'S CHORUS CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY AT SPRING CONCERT



500 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101 626-793-4231 - $30.00 - The singular and angelic sound of the acclaimed Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) has been delighting audiences locally, abroad and on the airwaves for three decades. Highlighting its rich histor ....

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Festivals in Los Feliz & Silverlake
05/07/2016
MICHELTORENA ELEMENTARY ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL



1511 Micheltorena Street, Los Angeles, 90026 3233468512 - FREE - CALLING ALL AMATEUR CHEFS! Micheltorena Elementary School is hosting a fun, mouth-watering Cinco de Mayo event that is open to everyone! Compete for fabulous prizes and Salsa Glory during Friends of ....

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Museums in Santa Monica
02/19/2016 to 05/08/2016
NATURE CONNECTS®: ART WITH LEGO® BRICKS



26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 - Members: Free / Non-Members: $9 for Adults and $4 for Children - Nature Connects is an award winning, record-breaking exhibition now touring North America. Created entirely with LEGO pieces, this show features larger-than-life sculptures built with LEGO bricks by ....

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Art in Long Beach
05/08/2016
MUMS & MUGS - MOTHER'S DAY 2016



406 E 1st St., Unit B, Long Beach, CA 90802 15624954362 - $75/person - This Mother's Day surprise Mom with something different! Bring your Mom and enjoy hand-building "Best Mom Ever" mugs while sipping on mimosas. You will learn how to decorate, customize, and inscribe ....

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Art in Santa Monica
05/08/2016
MOTHER'S DAY



1453 14th St., Santa Monica, CA, 90404 310-450-9200 - - Mother's day Brushes & Brunch. All ages. Date/Time: Sun, 5/8/2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Mother's day Brushes & Brunch is $48 for two people plus the cost of canvas each. Canvas is purchased on arrival ....

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Art in Santa Monica
05/08/2016
MOTHER'S DAY EVENTS @ PAINT:LAB



1453 14th St., Santa Monica, CA, 90404 310-450-9200 - - Let PAINT:LAB help you celebrate Mom on her special day. We offer several events on Sunday, May 8th - 1. Mother's Day Brushes&Brunch
2. 'Butterfly' acrylic workshop
3. Brushes&Bites (21 and Older) Ca ....


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Film in Santa Monica
05/06/2016 to 05/12/2016
FILM PREMIERE: LOVE THY NATURE (76 MIN



1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-478-3836 - Matinee: Adults $9, or $7 with Premiere Card; General Admission: Adults - $12, or $10 with Premiere Card; Seniors 62+ and Children 11 & under - $11, or $9 with Premiere Card - Join us for the LA premiere of the award-winning documentary "Love Thy Nature" screening at Laemmle's Monica Film Center May 6th -12th! An award-winning film narrated by Liam Neeson, Love Thy Nature ....

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Recreation in South Bay
05/13/2016
"OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS" ARTIST RECEPTION



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Randy Harwood presents a photography exhibit portraying the beauty of the Madrona Marsh starting Tuesday, April, 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. through June 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing yo ....

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Festivals in San Gabriel Valley
05/14/2016
LATINO AMERICAN CULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL



600 E Mariposa St 626-798-0833 - FREE - Latino Cultural Festival, Saturday May 14, Noon-8:30PM @ Altadena Main Library * Latino authors reading from their books, Q&A, signing and selling to follow. * 30-40 Latino Artisans selling their art ....

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Performance in South Bay
05/14/2016
FRIENDS OF MADRONA MARSH ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY AND ICE CREAM SCIAL



3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - The Friends of Madrona Marsh cordially invite you to attend their Annual Garden Party and Ice Cream Social. Enjoy ice cream that is made from native plants. Come and learn about the uses of native pl ....

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Performance in Griffith Park
05/14/2016
A FAERY HUNT SHOW AND FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!



2332 Fern Dell Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - $25.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences and their families to inspire creativity, imaginations and fun. First, one of our award-winning shows, and following the ....

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Music in West LA
05/14/2016
ANDREW & POLLY MINI-CONCERT



10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles 90064 (310) 559-2665 - free - By day, Andrew is a film composer and Polly creates music and sound design for commercials. In their spare time, they write and perform friendly, engaging music for children of all ages. Their folksy ....

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Community in Other Places
05/14/2016
BOY SCOUTS WESTERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY COUNCIL SCOUT EXPO



13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, CA 91342 - Free - Fun and Adventure Await the Whole Family at Scout Expo 2016 WHAT: Boy Scouts of America's Western Los Angeles County CouncilScout Expo, happening Saturday, May 14 from 10a - 3p. It's a free family fu ....

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Festivals in Los Feliz & Silverlake
05/14/2016
LA FAMILY SCHOOL SPRING FAIR & MUSIC FESTIVAL



2646 Griffith Park Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90039 323-428-1285 - $10 per family in advance; $15 at the door - Silverlake's LA Family School presents its annual LAFS Spring Fair & Music Festival. The theme this year is "Welcome to the Jungle" and there will be a full day of tropical-themed fun for the whole f ....

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Festivals in Pasadena
05/14/2016
THE ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL AND ART WALK



1120 Mission Street 6264412339 - Free - South Pasadena’s Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk returns for its eighth year on Saturday, May 14. This year’s headliners include: Toad The Wet Sprocket frontman, Glen Phillips, Grammy award-wi ....

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