What to do with your kiddos this Summer in L.A?


Family Art Stops at GETTY CENTER

When? Wednesdays - Fridays, through August 28, at 11:30 am

Where? Museum Galleries

Price: Free | No ticket required

 Get up close and personal with a single work of art at this half-hour, hands-on gallery experience geared toward families with children ages 5 and up. Sign-up begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Information Desk.

SAMO Kids Club

when? First Wedesday of the month

where? Westside, Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, Ca

cost? Free

ages? 2-6

Santa Monica Place Kids Club takes place the first Wednesday of the month, with host Miss Claire, who entertains and educates kids with a mix of puppet time, music time, story time and crafting fun.

Huntington Garden and Library

when: First day of the month

where: Huntington Library and Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

One of the most beautiful spots in the State is right in our backyard, at the Huntington Gardens & Library.  It’s got a fabulous (and wet!) kids area, beautiful gardens for strolling through, a tasty tea house, an world class art collection – in short, it’s a perfect place to spend the day  exploring with kids.


Friday Night Jazz at LACMA

when: Fridays through Sep 25

where: Miracle Mile, LACMA, 5900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Don’t forget blankets, sweaters, chairs and a picnic to while you lounge on the grass and listen to the jazz…and arrive early!


Play Dates for Kids at the Mall

when: every Thursday at 11 a.m. to noon

where: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City, Ca

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

Playdates are at a new time near Giggles ‘N Hugs.  Bring the kids for weekly, free loads of fun with balloon animals, face painting, arts and crafts and so much more


Summer Fun at the Norton Simon

when: every Thursday at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Norton Simon Museum, 411 West Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, Ca

cost: $12 Adults, Kids Free

ages: 5-12

The Norton Simon’s Thursday Summer Fun series allows kids – with the help of an educator – to discover the museum’s paintings, sculptures or prints during themed afternoons, and the get hands-on to create original artwork.

Let us your comments and share with us the cool things to see, eat, make and do with your kids in your neighborhood this summer!!