9 Fun Things to Do In Los Angeles With Kids This Weekend
There are lots of fun things to do in Los Angeles with your kids this weekend. Celebrate our veterans, migrating gray whales, our planet, and more! And don’t forget to say hello to Sarah and Yvonne on Sunday the Summer Fun & Camp Fair.
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2nd Annual Summer Fun & Camp Fair
Crossroads School, Norton Campus
1634 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90404
MomsLA and SoCalMoms invite you to their 2nd Annual Summer Fun & Camp Fair on Sunday, April 15th from 10 am to 2 pm at Crossroads School in Santa Monica. The free event features more than 60 summer camps and local businesses and includes games, face paintings, food trucks, fabulous raffle prizes and plenty of fun! It’s going to be amazing and you won’t want to miss it! RSVP prior to the event to get 5 free raffle tickets.
Big Sunday’s 5th Annual Vets’ Night and Dinner
6111 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
Big Sunday doesn’t just celebrate veterans on Veteran’s Day. Instead, you can join them on Sunday, April 15th from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm for their 5th Annual Vets’ Night and Dinner. Spend some time with vets from all over town, enjoy games and live entertainment, write letters to military personnel on active duty, and enjoy a community dinner. Additionally, comic books are being collected for Operation Gratitude to be included in their care packages sent to service members overseas. And don’t forgot, unexpired non-perishable food will also be collected at this event. RSVP online.
1550 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Families are invited to the Touch-A-Truck event happening in Santa Monica on Saturday, April 14th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. (A quiet hour, with no horns or sirens, will be held between 9:00 am to 10:00 am). This family-friendly event features arts and crafts, food trucks, and the chance for children to explore, climb, and touch all different types of vehicles. Tickets are available online and begin at $10 for a single rider or $35 for four tickets. Children two and younger are free.
Tax “Break” Day
250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, CA 90731
While tax time is no one’s favorite time of the year, Battleship IOWA wants to make it a little more pleasant for families. On Sunday, April 15th, families who bring in their tax return receipt will receive half-off a tour ticket on that day.
Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Celebration
Malibu Bluffs Park
24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Enjoy the Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Celebration on Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th (from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm each day). This free event will celebrate Native Americans from all over the country. Enjoy Native American food, tribal ceremonies and dances, craft vendors, and more.
Whale of a Day Celebration
Point Vicente Interpretive Center
31501 Palos Verdes Dr. W., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Celebrate “Whale of a Day” on Saturday, April 14th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This free event celebrates the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale “from its summer feeding grounds in Alaska to the winter breeding and calving grounds in Baja California.” Enjoy exhibits, craft and food vendors, children’s games, face painting, and more.
Annual Earth Day Celebration
Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market
3rd St. (between Civic Center Dr. and Foothill Rd.), Beverly Hills, CA
On Sunday, April 15th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market is all about Earth Day. Special activities include Earth Day crafts and stories, a petting zoo and pet adoptions, a paper shredding event, water conservation tips, free gardening compost (while supplies last), raffle prizes, and more.
36th Annual Springfest Redondo Carnival and Community Festival
1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Aviation Park is the site of the annual Springfest happening on Thursday, April 12th through Sunday, April 15th. This free event features lots of fun including a petting zoo, carnival rides, a food court, music and entertainment, and lots more.
Earth Day 2018
Sanitation Districts’ Parking Lot
1955 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, CA 90601
The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County is hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 14th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This free event will feature over 50 green exhibitors, arts and crafts, music and dance performances, face painting, tours of the water reclamation plant, and more. Additionally, you can donate your old shoes to Soles for Souls.