Play in the Snow at the Winter Family Festival
when: Dec 14 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
where: Studio City Recreation Center, 12621 Rye St., Studio City , Ca
ages: All Ages
Play in more than 70 tons of snow—there will be slides and snowman making—and get into the holiday spirit at the Winter Family Festival. It’s a local fest with live music by local schools and community groups, photos with Santa, face painting, craft-making, restaurant food sampling at A Taste of the Holidays, food trucks and more.
Help others by donating canned/packaged food; new, unwrapped toys; new and used children’s books; pet toys/pet supply gift cards; as well as new/used clothing and blankets at the onsite Festival of Giving and be entered to win four (4) complimentary one-day admission tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood with Front of the Line passes.
A Hanukkah Family Festival Con Luz y Libertad
when: Dec 14 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
where: West LA, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca
ages: All Ages
This year’s Skirball Hanukkah Family Festival highlights two major themes of the holiday—light and freedom (luz y libertad)—through the lens of Latin American culture. Enjoy live performances (including Pasatono Orquesta and Mariachi Guadalajara), storytelling, art making, and a host of other family-friendly activities.
has partnered with world-renowned light designers Bionic League, who have masterminded light shows for Daft Punk, Deadmau5 and Kanye West. You’ll explore a wonderland of glowing LED sculptures and holiday-themed 3-D projections inspired by the animals.
With music, festive food and drinks, and more there’s a little something for everyone. And don’t forget to explore your wild side with their themed nights and special performances. See LAZooLights.org for details.
This year, be the first to experience L.A.’s coolest new holiday tradition. L.A. Zoo Lights is at the L.A. Zoo in Griffith Park, where the 134 and 5 freeways meet. Open November 28-January 4, every night except Christmas and Christmas Eve.
Disney On Ice
It’s a thing. It’s like Disney – only on ice.
Make an ordinary day extraordinary when Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! – Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, comes to Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire and Long Beach bringing more than 50 Disney characters from 16 beloved Disney stories together in the Southland for one colossal party on ice! This fun-filled show features a magical montage of celebrations, holidays and festivals from around the globe set to a blend of contemporary music and favorite Disney songs, playing in the Southland from December 10, 2014 – January 4, 2015.
Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on a delightful tour as they celebrate a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains; a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; Mardi Gras with Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen; a Valentine’s Day Royal Ball with the Disney Princesses; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; traveling to far-off exotic places including China for the Chinese New Year, Brazil for Carnival and Japan for the beautiful Cherry Blossom festival Sakura. Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate!
Get Cubed – Explore the Cube
Discovery Cube LA has an exciting blend of permanent and traveling exhibits connected to our foundation’s initiatives. From stepping into a simulated helicopter to take a tour of California’s natural resources to a scavenger hunt in a grocery store, the fun and learning never ends!
This is hands on fun. If you don’t like fun don’t go. There is way too much for me to go into here, suffice it to say it is worth a visit. It’s close by. Do it.
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Yuletide Cinema Event
FILM: There’s a Yuletide Cinema event at the Palace Theatre on Saturday with Cary Elwes, who will read from and sign copies of his book As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride.
He’ll also do a Q&A before the 8:30 pm screening of The Princess Bride. Doors at 6 pm. Tickets: $16-$25.
Underwood Family Farms
Trees on the Farm & Visits with Santa
When: November 28 – December 19 (Trees)
Where: Moorpark Location (view map)
3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark, CA 93021
Farm Center: (805) 529-3690
Tree Info: (805) 218-0282 or (805) 701-1335
Big Wave Dave’s *Christmas Trees bring Christmas to Underwood Family Farms. Beginning on November 28 – December 19, fresh cut northwest trees as well as mistletoe, wreaths & all the fixings will be available for sale at the farm.
Underwoods Farm Center & Farm Market Open will be open from 9am – 5pm weekends only from the day after Thanksgiving – Sunday, December 14. Admission to the Farm Center is $6.00/per person and children under 2 free. Tractor rides & the Animal Show are included with paid weekend admission. The Farm Center will be closed Monday, December 15 – March 1, 2015.
Visits with Santa! Don’t miss visits with Santa Claus just 2 weekends only – December 6, 7, 13 & 14 from 11am-4pm. Make sure to bring your camera.
*Christmas Trees are available 7 days a week beginning November 28 through December 19 from 9:30 am-7:30 pm
Outdoor Ice Skating (Downtown Burbank)
Downtown Burbank’s most festive holiday tradition returns for 8-weeks of outdoor ice skating, themed nights, and special performances at The Rink in Beautiful Downtown Burbank. The fun begins Friday, November 28 and runs through January 19, 2015.
Transforming the corner of N 3rd Street and E Orange Grove Avenue into a magical winter wonderland, skaters of all ages will enjoy 90-minute sessions on the ice with friends and family.
A great way to celebrate the holidays, The Rink is steps from shops and restaurants decked out for the holiday season, making it a joyful family outing and memorable getaway. Admission is $10.00, skate rentals are $3.00, and Bobby the Seal rentals are $6.00. Season passes are available for $139 through November 20, and $159 afterwards. Passes are valid for unlimited skating every day from Friday, November 28 through January 19, 2015.
Special events at The Rink in Downtown Burbank include:
Ugly Sweater Mondays, ’80s Night Wednesdays, and Thursday Night Fever, where skaters are encouraged to get into the spirit, dress up, and have fun on the ice from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
The Mayor’s Tree-lighting Ceremony in front of City Hall on Friday, December 5 at 6:30 PM– stop by and skate before and after event!
Santa Claus will be making an appearance on Saturday, December 13, and kids of all ages are invited to skate with the big man himself from 12 noon to 1:30 PM.
The Rink will be filled with Santas and Elves during Skating Santas Night, an event where everyone is welcome to arrive in costume on Saturday, December 20 from 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM.
Performances by the Los Angeles Ice Theater are scheduled for every Saturday in December at 5:45 PM.
For those wanting to brush up on their skating skills, classes by professional instructors from Pickwick Gardens Ice Skating Rink are offered starting Saturday, December 20 at 9:00 AM and 9:25 AM, and for adults on Tuesdays at 7:50 PM.
All season, the KCET Community Kiosk will be on-site giving Rink attendees the opportunity to play an active part in KCET’s 50th anniversary. The interactive kiosk visually displays historical KCET touch points, and prompts community members to answer the question: “How do you envision a better state?” Visitors are encouraged to participate in this unique community experience.
On Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM, be sure to visit Downtown Burbank’s weekly Farmer’s Market in the parking lot behind the Community Services building.
10% group discount for parties of ten or more. Please pay in one transaction in advance (recommended) or at time of session. Waivers may also be completed prior to skating. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 818-806-8551.
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