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5 Things To Do In Los Angeles With Kids This Weekend

This Mother’s Day weekend, there are plenty of fun, family-friendly activities to choose from. Get outside, get moving, and celebrate — books, Cinco de Mayo, and Moms!

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illustration courtesy of Los Angeles Bicycle Festival

illustration courtesy of Los Angeles Bicycle Festival

Los Angeles Bicycle Festival
Grand Park
221 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

No one says you have to celebrate Mother’s Day at a sit-down brunch. In fact, Grand Park is hosting the Los Angeles Bicycle Festival on Sunday, May 8th from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm for families who like to bike together. There will be demonstrations, workshops, musicians, food trucks, a special kids area, and more at this event. The Festival is appropriate for bike-riders of all ages and abilities. More information is available online.

Bird LA Day
select locations throughout southern California

The second annual Bird LA Day is planned for Saturday, May 7th. Events will be held throughout southern California (including the Natural History Museum and Descanso Gardens) and include photography classes, lectures, bird walks, and more. Many are free of charge. Check the website for a listing of events and times. 

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Citadel Outlets
100 Citadel Dr. Suite 480, Los Angeles, CA 90040

Cinco de Mayo continues with free festivities at Citadel Outlets on Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th. Families will enjoy watching and listening to live musical and dance performances as well as eating street tacos. (And it’s a great place to be in case someone forgot to get a gift for mom).

Downtown Bookfest
Grand Park
200 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Saturday, May 7th, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Grand Park is hosting “Springtime Reads.” This free special event celebrates independent Los Angeles-based writers and publishers. Families will enjoy special readings, performances, children’s story times, and more.

Family Program: Free Comic Book Day!
Central Library
KLOS Story Theater
630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071

Learn about comic books at the Central Library on Saturday, May 7th from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Children will learn about the process involved in creating comic books and then have the chance to create their own comics. Christina Rice, a writer from the My Little Pony series, and Mary Bellamy will be on hand to assist young comic book creators.



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