Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘kid stuff’


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 […]

Harry Potter Immersion

Harry Potter Immersion

Do you have kids or grandchildren who are Harry Potter fans? Perhaps you’re a fan too? We didn’t pick up any of J. K. Rowling’s books until the first movie was made. Subsequently, we devoured them. Finally, we shared them with our girl, first reading to her and then taking turns as she learned to read. […]

Ooey Gooey Weekend

Ooey Gooey Weekend

You say to a child, “It will be ooey and gooey” and eyes widen and mischievous grins form as images of a wet and gooey mess—all the way up to one’s elbows—dazzles the imagination. During President’s Day Weekend, Kidspace is welcomes kids to delve into an ooey gooey extreme… Create play dough poop sculptures and learn how […]

Happy 150th, Beatrix Potter!

Happy 150th, Beatrix Potter!

She was a natural scientist and a conservationist. Incredibly, she was also a prize-winning breeder of Herdwich sheep. Of course, we know this English author, Helen Beatrix Potter, primarily for children’s books and more particularly for the mischievous and endearing character of Peter Rabbit. On April 16, celebrate the 150th birthday of Miss Helen by listening […]

The Intergalactic Nemesis – Target Earth

The Intergalactic Nemesis – Target Earth

For an experience like no other, step into a world about to be invaded by sludge monsters from the Planet Zygon. The year is 1933. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Molly Sloan and her intrepid research assistant Timmy Mendez team up with a mysterious librarian from Flagstaff, Arizona, named Ben Wilcott. Together, they travel from Rumania to […]

Chocolate Wonders: Food of the Gods

Chocolate Wonders: Food of the Gods

  Etymologists trace the origin of the word “chocolate” to the Aztec word “xocoatl,” which referred to a bitter drink brewed from cacao beans. The Latin name for the cacao tree, Theobroma cacao, means “food of the gods.” —”A Brief History of Chocolate” (1 March 2008) by Amanda Fiegl, SmithsonianMag.com       Almost nothing […]

The Carol Bus

The Carol Bus

The carolers come a caroling… by bus. It may not be an open sleigh, but the L. A. Master Chorale has decked out red, double-decker bus in holiday finery and is popping up in areas around the southland. On Saturday, November 28, the LAMC’s carol bus will pop up at Mercantile Place and One Colorado […]

Master Chorale on the Prowl

Master Chorale on the Prowl

It is no accident that composing plays as nearly a leading a role in Pasadena Master Chorale’s mission as singing. For starters, founder (and Altadena resident) Jeffrey Bernstein is a composer who has written works that have been performed nationwide and throughout Europe, Japan and Australia. Then, in 2014, PMC commissioned local composers Matthew Brown […]

Little Hands & Ceramics from Around the Globe

Little Hands & Ceramics from Around the Globe

Wet and dry mediums. Creating art with sand, paper, and fabric. “Little Hands – World Art” is one of SPACE Arts Center’s fall classes with “art activities inspired by a art from around the world,” which includes the varying cultures in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and even Antartica. Little Hands – […]

National Dance Day!

National Dance Day!

Free dance instruction is offered for kids of all ages (and adults too) at Pasadena Dance Theatre in celebration of National Dance Day on July 25th. Ballet, pre-ballet, floor barre, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre, bollywood, African, and salsa are on the program and no advanced registration is required. So moms, dads, kids, and teenagers: […]

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