Kid Stuff


High School Theatre Festival

High School Theatre Festival

It may be true that all the world’s a stage, but if you can dig up just one dollar this Saturday morning, then the stage for you is located at the Pasadena Playhouse. It’s hosting the First Annual High School Theatre Festival, featuring eight local high schools, each performing a musical number from their school’s theatre [...]

Earth Day at Kidspace

Earth Day at Kidspace

This Friday, Kidspace Museum in Pasadena is presenting a day full of earth-awareness activities for children centered around water and how important it is for our future. Programs during the day will include a workshop on how to purify water, a close look at local pond water, collage-ing, seascape art and compost demonstrations. Also included [...]

Peter Rabbit for Easter

Peter Rabbit for Easter

If your little ones have a passion for the garden-loving creatures of Beatrix Potter and for egg hunts and games, consider bringing them on Saturday to the L.A County Arboretum for Beatrix Potter in the Garden: an Easter Celebration. The four-hour event for children ages 10 and under will include the annual “egg scramble,” read-aloud [...]

Toddler Treks at Descanso

Toddler Treks at Descanso

Discover nature through the eyes of your very young child (ages 2-4) with this six-week workshop at Descanso Gardens. “Toddler Treks with Acorn Bear” begin April 15, and every Friday has a different focus, such as crafts or stories or walks in the springtime gardens in full bloom. Children will receive a T-shirt to remember [...]

Spring Camps at Kidspace

Spring Camps at Kidspace

Spring break for moms ‘n’ dads of young ones has a whole different meaning than spring break for college kids—it can trigger terror at the thought of long days to fill while work must be done. Enter Kidspace’s full- and half-day spring camps for kids ages 6 to 10. The emphasis is on the gee-whiz, [...]

Greased Lightning

Greased Lightning

    Itching to sing along to your favorite vintage tunes? Come out to Pasadena High School and Marshall High School’s joint production of Grease: The Musical, beginning this Thursday at Edwards Auditorium at PHS and get your toes tappin’ along to leather jacket and poodle skirt clad performers. Grease: The Musical Edwards Auditorium 2925 [...]

South Pasadena Farmer’s Market

South Pasadena Farmer’s Market

As far as kid-friendly farmers’ markets go, South Pasadena’s is up there with the best of them. It’s a Thursday-evening small-town happening, with street performers, great prepared foods, the best farmers’ market produce east of Hollywood, and superb people-watching. Kids love to inspect the fantastical mushrooms at LA Funghi, sample berries from Pudwills, buy some [...]

Inspiring Girls to “Be R.E.A.L”

Inspiring Girls to “Be R.E.A.L”

If your middle-school-age daughter is having a hard time dealing with friend dynamics, then the two of you might want to check out the Be R.E.A.L (Relationships- Extraordinary, Authentic and Loving) workshops put on by the Institute for Girls Development. The interactive series, which will run for four weeks at Vroman’s, strives to provide girls [...]

World Read Aloud Day

World Read Aloud Day

Just as Pasadena author Lian Dolan’s kids have become too old for storytime, she gets to bring those days back as Pasadena’s Ambassador of Reading at World Read Aloud Day. The author of the bestselling Helen of Pasadena will be reading several children’s books, including the one pictured here, at the Lamada Branch Library on Wednesday [...]

SPACE for Young Artists

SPACE for Young Artists

The teaching program at SPACE, an art center and gallery in South Pasadena, has been growing rapidly, and this spring brings even more classes for kids, including ones as young as 4. The courses, which run 10 weeks each, include: — Art Explorers: experimentation with a variety of media for the youngest set. — Ceramics: [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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