Kid Stuff


Release the Butterflies!

Release the Butterflies!

It started with adopting a caterpillar. Now it’s time to let the butterfly free. Actually, around 600 Painted Lady butterflies. This Saturday and Sunday, Kidspace holds its 17th Grand Butterfly Release at 2 p.m. from the museum’s Stone Hollow Amphitheater. The Hollow Trees band will perform before each day’s release. Throughout the weekend, activities will be [...]

Dragon Faire at St. George’s

Dragon Faire at St. George’s

Pony rides, game booths and prizes, two obstacle courses, 50/50 raffle, In-n-Out Burger, and, of course, dragon snacks. All at St. George’s Preschool Dragon Faire Saturday, April 27th. This is their major fundraiser of the year, which will keep the playground and classroom equipment updated, provide necessary and extra supplies, as well as benefit their [...]

All HS Students: Snap a Bridge

All HS Students: Snap a Bridge

Pasadena’s 127th birthday is on June 22nd. The Pasadena Museum of History and the City of Pasadena will be hosting a free community celebration with the theme “Celebrating Bridges.” The Happy Birthday Pasadena Committee invites high school students who live or study in Pasadena to grab their cameras and snap pics of bridges in Pasadena [...]

Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

This Saturday, Laura Moede will lead a children’s workshop, taking a look into the world of butterflies, “unlocking the secrets of their life cycle and habits.” (Includes garden explorations and habitat building.) Children’s Workshop: Butterflies Everywhere! Saturday, April 6th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 7-12 years old Cost: members, $25; non-members, $30; fee includes accompanying adult Registration: [...]

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Egg Hunt at Kidspace

Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be hidden around the grounds of Kidspace Gardens in the wee hours of Easter Sunday, March 31st, just waiting for egg hunters—basket provided, thirty minutes to hunt (10-10:30 a.m.), maximum tally 5 eggs. Kids can also enjoy making “EGGceptional” art, and even personalized bunny ears. Registration is required and available [...]

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

It’s caterpillar adoption days at Kidspace. For four bucks, your child will receive a caterpillar, food, a care guide, and an adoption certificate (for naming rights). A life-cycle observation sheet allows said caterpillar parent to draw each stage of their wee one’s metamorphosis, all the way up to the adult Painted Lady butterfly it shall [...]

Charlie Bubbles

Charlie Bubbles

The Green House Gift Shop that has volunteer employees so that all their net proceeds (after rent and utilities) can be donated to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles are holding a book signing event with actor, writer, and director Paul Carafotes who’s promoting his first children’s book Charlie Bubbles! “Charlie Bubbles! is soon to be [...]

Cookie Day at Trattoria Neapolis

Cookie Day at Trattoria Neapolis

Tagalongs? Samoas? Do-Si-Dos? Which is your favorite? Or do these names mean nothing to you? If so, then let us welcome you into the wild, wild world and consumption of Girl Scout Cookies. The hard sell is on and folding tables covered with a green tablecloths and holding stacks, piles, and pyramids of Girl Scout [...]

Peter Pan—with a Tinker Bell Tea

Peter Pan—with a Tinker Bell Tea

Tink? Peter? Wendy? Tiger Lilly? Captain Hook, maybe? Who’s your favorite character in J. M. Barrie’s famous work Peter Pan or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, or Peter and Wendy? The Pasadena Civic Ballet will perform Peter Pan as a full length ballet at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, directed by Diane De Franco-Brown, Tania [...]

I Want to Grow Up to Be…

I Want to Grow Up to Be…

Does your child want to be an artist when she grows up? Let her chat with a bonafide artist at Kidspace this Saturday. Your boy is bandaging up the family dog, even when it’s not hurt? Let him talk with a veterinarian. Is he hooked on Llegos? Have a tête-à-tête with an architect. Children will [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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