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How You Can Celebrate Vulture Awareness Day

How You Can Celebrate Vulture Awareness Day
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We’re guessing you were previously unaware that September 1 is Vulture Awareness Day. Now that you know, the question is: How can you mark the occasion? Although first you might wonder why you should mark it at all. We can answer that—or rather, the answer comes from Pasadenan Diane Lang, author of the new children’s […]

Kidspace Celebrates MLK Jr.

Kidspace Celebrates MLK Jr.

The life and deeds of Martin Luther King Jr. changed America—it’s as simple as that. He was a man whose beliefs, mission and determination drove a revolution that forced our nation’s educational system, employers, eating establishments, transportation services—almost every aspect of every American’s life—to become more inclusive. Dr. King challenged our long-held beliefs, our culture […]

Marla Frazee’s Star Shines at Vroman’s

Marla Frazee’s Star Shines at Vroman’s

Illustrator and two-time Caldecott Honor winner Marla Frazee will be presenting and signing her newest book, Stars, this Friday at Vroman’s. Authored by Mary Lyn Ray, Stars is a “tender, evocative and profound” exploration of the stars beyond our reach, as well as those “stars” closer to home. A cast of junior philosophers ponder the stars as elements, […]

Is It the Great Pumpkin? Yes! It’s Kidspace Fest

Is It the Great Pumpkin? Yes! It’s Kidspace Fest

It’s that time of year again, Charlie Brown. It’s the 17th annual Kidspace Pumpkin Festival, a two-day extravaganza with free performances and child-compelling activities available for a modestly priced ticket: a petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, handmade crafts, and face painting. Then your munchkins can choose their favorite item from the pumpkin patch and […]

Gift of Flight

Gift of Flight

Several weeks ago, a mother and father bird made a nest in the camellia bush just outside our back door. I’m no birdwatcher, so I have no idea what sort of birds these are, but that male is gorgeous with a black body, yellow bill and red crest. Who knows what drew the birds to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Kidspace

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Kidspace

Kidspace is hosting a celebration to honor what would have been Dr. Seuss’s 107th birthday as part of its Read Across America event. Kids can join in storytimes and Seuss-inspired crafts and games all day, and if they share their collection of Seuss books or dress up as their favorite character, they’ll have a chance […]

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