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1st Altadena Library “Truck Day”

1st Altadena Library “Truck Day”

A fire truck, police cruiser, and backhoe! It’s the 1st Annual Altadena Library Truck Day to “celebrate all of your summer reading achievements.” The library has a summer reading series for pre-schoolers that is concluding, so the folks at the library have decided to celebrate with a big truck party. Children of all ages—even those […]

Carnivals & Butterflies: The Armory Art Classes for Kids

Carnivals & Butterflies: The Armory Art Classes for Kids

From “Silent Movie Sillies” and “Buildings, Boats, and Bridges,” to “Butterflies, Bees & Ladybugs” to “Carnivals and Carousels,” it’s time for little hands and expansive minds to create, create, create! Week 6 out of 8 of Armory Center for the Arts‘ Summer Classes is almost upon us. If you’re looking for child-engagement and your boy […]

National Dance Day 2017

National Dance Day 2017

Kidspace invites children of all ages to take to the dance floor! July 29 is National Dance Day, which was founded by the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2010. The idea is to create “a focused day celebration” as dance “connects the mind and body, promotes health and wellbeing.” We think, dancing is a simple way […]

9th Annual Rubber Ducky Races

9th Annual Rubber Ducky Races

Hundreds of kids. All with ducks. It’s time for the wackiest and quackiest of races, Kidspace Museum‘s Rubber Ducky Races, July 8 and 9. To ensure ducky-fairness, all rubber duckies must be purchased from the Busy Bee store within Kidspace. Ducks may be decorated before heading to the starting line at the Interpretive Arroyo stream. Twenty kids and […]

Legends & Fairytales, Roots & Shoots

Legends & Fairytales, Roots & Shoots

  We wish our summer camps had titles like this—”Myths, Legends & Fairies of the Forest.” It’s just one of the one-week summer camp sessions at the Arboretum for kids age 5 to 11. We apologize for being a bit late to the promotion party, but here is a listing of the remaining one-week, Monday through Friday, […]

Kid Kon

Kid Kon

Jose and Jessica Prendes of Kid Kon talk about being fans of conventions of all kinds and that their children “are bored out of their minds.” This needed to change. “The goal of Kid Kon is to throw the biggest fandom party any kid has ever seen, celebrating the popular arts like comic books, movies, […]

Museum of Ice Cream

Museum of Ice Cream

Editor’s note: The Museum of Ice Cream has extended its stay in Los Angeles until October 2017. Tickets go on sale June 22 at 9 a.m., and they will sell out fast. For complete info, click the link below:  Welcome to the Museum of Ice Cream. “A place where flavors are mysteries, toppings are toys, […]

Kids for Animals

Kids for Animals

The unconditional love one experiences from dogs instills joy, fun, silliness, and healing. Even the conditional love from cats can be a salve for the soul. Having pets in our life growing up (two dogs, three cats) taught us patience, consideration, compassion (thunder storm freak outs!), and what it means to be responsible for something that’s […]

Wild West Day

Wild West Day

Do a little panning for gold, rope a steer, and ride in a U. S. Mail stage coach at the Arboretum‘s “Wild West Day” on May 6. Kids can learn how to write telegrams, play horse shoes, and watch a blacksmith. Christy Lewis of Trick Roper provides a roping demonstration, the Shadow Mountain Band plays […]

Scaling the Big Trucks

Scaling the Big Trucks

Do you remember being a 3½ foot 5-year-old? Besides playing with your friends, your toys, or the family dog, your days were about looking up. Looking up at your parents, your teacher, the tree branch you wanted to reach, even the dang sink! Dreaming of the time you’d no longer need the step-stool to wash […]

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