American Heroes Airshow “Disney Plane’s Fire & Rescue” @ Hansen Dam
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Kids Club @ Sherman Oaks Galleria
This week’s performer: Magician Stoil Stoilov
Sherman Oaks Galleria presents free shows for children and their parents. There are prize drawings from Galleria merchants at the end of each show, and shaded seating is available to accommodate the audience.
SANTA MONICA CELEBRATES
MAKE MUSIC LOS ANGELES
Music in Santa Monica
Address: 1615 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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This is the third year Santa Monica celebrates Make Music Los Angeles/MMLA, a countywide celebration of music and you’re invited to come make your own music in Tongva Park! The event which is based on France’s Fête de la Musique, a national musical holiday inaugurated in 1982, will kick off with The 100 Hohner Harmonica Project with Tom Nolan. One hundred harmonicas, courtesy of Hohner, a 156-year-old musical instrument company, will be distributed to participants who can join a lesson and play along with a live music performance. The Freedom Drum Circle will also provide a hundred drums so that people of all ages can jump into a communal drum playing experience led by Chris Ramirez. Jazzy Ash will perform early New Orleans jazz, zydeco, be-bop, and swing and kids and families will be invited to play along on percussive instruments and join in Mardi Gras activities…beads included! This event is presented and produced by the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division.
MY LITTLE SUNSHINE SUMMER SOLSTICE
Community in Culver City
Time(s): 12:00PM to 07:00PM
Address: 8674 Washington Blvd, Culver City, 90232
My Little Sunshine’s 2014 Summer Solstice Event, Saturday June 21st from 12-7pm. Admission is FREE for everyone. Come out and enjoy live music with food/beverages. Take a walk through our vendor area and get more information or sign up for community classes like: SignShine baby signing class, Mommy & Me Art Class, Lrycial Kids Music Class, and even a Baby Massage Class taught by Iyashi Wellness. There will so be a storewide sale, some exclusions apply. Shopping will get you into the great raffles & giveaways from The Honest Company, Bugaboo, Plan Toys, Melissa & Doug, and many more. Purchase clay imprints done by Made with Love Imprints and even get your stroller cleaned by CleanBeeBaby.
Funky Punks Put the Fun in Funky
when: Jun 22 at 6:30 p.m.
where: Levitt Paviliion MacArthur Park, 2230 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, Ca
ages: All Ages
This high-energy, interactive, circus arts, clown extravaganza uses puppetry, stilt-walkers, trampoline tricksters, and super slippery table sliders to entertain tots to codgers!
Picnic on the grassy lawn and enjoy a show where the open lawn forms a natural amphitheater with an inviting and relaxed atmosphere. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, family and friends.
It’s Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl
when: Jun 21 at 8 p.m.
where: Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, Ca
ages: All Ages
Break out the picnic baskets – it’s opening night at the Hollywood Bowl!
Celebrate summer at the glamorous, season-opening event. The annual Hall of Fame concert honors music legends and concludes with spectacular fireworks, in this star-studded benefit for the LA Phil and its education programs. Kristin Chenoweth, The Go-Go’s & Pink Martini will all join the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra on stage for this star-studded gala event.
The Beach Boys Surf into the Arboretum
when: Jun 22 at 5:30 pm.
where: Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, Ca
cost: $30 (kids free)
ages: All Ages
If you’ve ever wanted to go on a Surfing Safari, or wished they all could be California girls (or been grateful that you are a Cali girl!), you can’t miss introducing your kids to a seminal band – The Beach Boys. Happily for us all, The Beach Boys continue to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that marked their explosive debut over 50 years ago. Catch them at the Arboretum, where kids under 12 are admitted free to this concert (accompanied by an adult). And you can bring blankets and chairs, a picnic and relax and enjoy the sounds of summer.
Latin Sounds at LACMA
when: every Saturday at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
where: LACMA, 5900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca
Don’t forget blankets, sweaters, chairs and a picnic to while you lounge on the grass and listen to the jazz… Every Saturday night from from Memorial Day through Labor Day, you can hear a free Latin music concert (a wide range of music from indigenous work to contemporary blends and Salsa) at LACMA at the Hancock Park Amphitheatre.
Bring the kids early to snag great seats and let them run around Hancock Park, rolling down the hill and exploring the tar pits before the concert starts, and taking part in the Andell Family Sunday art project, which changes monthly.
Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights Rock the Skirball
when: Jun 21 at 12 p.m. & 2 p.m.
where: West LA, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, Ca
Sing along with performers, dance to music from around the world, and meet live exotic animals at the Skirball’s summer amphitheater series, that kicks off today! Today it’s the rocking sounds of New York’s hottest kindie-rock artist: Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights.
Victorian Day in the Park
when: Jun 22 at 12 p.m.
where: Los Encinos State Park, 16756 Moorpark St. , Encino, Ca
ages: All Ages
Head over to Los Encinos State Historic park for the annual Victorian day in the park. Put on your Victorian finery, pack your picnic and join in the civilized fun. Kids will get a kick out of the bustles and handlebar mustaches, and everyone will have a lovely trip back in time.
Weebles Wobble Coast to Coast
when: daily through Sept 7
where: Discovery Science Center, 2500 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, Ca
Pack your bags for a 50-state adventure in the new exhibit WEEBLES Coast to Coast at the Discovery Science Center. Discover America alongside everyone’s favorite wobbling characters and learn about U.S. geography, history and culture.
Kids can plan their “trip” with a giant U.S. map and a touch-screen kiosk featuring the country’s geographic regions, important state facts, national landmarks and popular tourist destinations. They can power a riverboat down the Mississippi, hit a home run at Fenway Park, build the St. Louis gateway arch and explore winter fun in Wisconsin.