-Weekend-Whaddup- Summer is Here!
Roaring Night @ The L.A. Zoo DATE NIGHT!
Certified Farmer’s Market and Movies on the Farm “Frozen” @ Pierce College
Amphitheater Performances “MASANGAMARIMBA” @ Skirball
Where: Skirball Cultural CenterWhen: 12pm and 2pmWho: The whole familyHow: Just show upCost: Included with Museum admission:; $10 General; $7 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12; $5 Children 2–12; FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2
Great American Backyard CampoutUnplug and head outside. That is the idea behind National Wildlife Federation’s widely popular national family event, Great American Backyard Campout. In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the annual event encourages people of all ages to camp in their backyards, neighborhoods, parks and campgrounds, as a way to reconnect with nature. This year’s Great American Backyard Campout is Saturday, June 28, 2014.Where: Your backyard!When: n/aWho: The whole familyHow: Just pitch the tent!Cost: Free
Shakespeare at the Old Zoo
when: Thursday-Sunday through August
where: Griffith Park, Old Zoo, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Angeles, Ca
ages: 5 and up
The Independent Shakespeare Company does shows every summer at the Old Zoo. Here are some reasons to go:
1. Free, fabulous productions of Shakespeare!
2. One of the most beautiful, best kept secrets of an outdoor space: the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.
3. Bring a picnic and catch one of the special shows throughout the summer where there are fantastic Players in the Park or Invertigo Dance pre-shows for the whole family.
4. Explore and play before the show.
This summer you can see Taming of the Shrew or Twelfth Night. Check the website to see which is playing tonight. Bring bug spray and warm clothes, as it gets chilly when the sun goes down. Blankets and low chairs are permitted, tall chairs and dogs are not. Shows run all summer Thursday-Sunday at 7 p.m.
What Do You Get the Man of Steel Who Has Everything?
when: Jun 29 at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
where: Miracle Mile, Zimmer Children’s Museum, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca
You are invited to Superman’s super awesome fantastic birthday celebration. Decorate your own hero mask, star in your own comic strip, and meet the man of steel himself – Superman will be making an appearance before he takes off to save the world!
Pals of Pups Can Wag to Woofstock!
when: Jun 29 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
where: La Cienega Park, 8400 Gregory Way, Los Angeles, Ca
ages: All Ages
It’s a pretty universal truth that kids LOVE dogs. So let them play with tons of them at Woofstock!
The day includes Cat and Dog Adoptions, a Pet Parade, Pet goodies marketplace, pet entertainment and food trucks for humans.
Parking on site or at Beverly Hills High School with free pet friendly shuttles to the park. Well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome.
Happy Birthday, Kidspace!
when: Jun 28 – Jun 29 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
where: Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, Ca
Kidspace is having a party to celebrate 35 years of as the coolest kids museum in town and you’re invited! Enjoy live performances, party games and crafts, walk through a timeline of Kidspace’s history, help create a communal art piece, and don’t forget the birthday cake!
Pirate Invasion & Mermaid Festival
when: Jun 28 – Jun 29 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
where: Long Beach, Belmont Pier, Long Beach, Ca
ages: All Ages
Sword fights, treasure hunts, a kid’s costume contest, live music and even a pirate food court: this pirate-themed weekend festival is perfect for your baby buccaneer! Your day will be filled with live entertainment, a kid’s zone (including arts & crafts), and perhaps some browsing for unique pirate’s loot at the marketplace. There will be pirate ships and a live production of “Treasure Island” and even over 50 mermaids in the Mermaid village and even the first Mermaid Olympics. Be sure to join in the spirit and dress up along with most of the people there.