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Circus, Kidspace, Grease: Family Fun in LA July 12-14, 2013

Singalong Grease Hollywood Bowl July 13, 2013


Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14- Kidspace Celebrates the 1st Anniversary of the Galvin Physics Forest 

The three day celebration will include  live performances from children’s performer, Riff Rockit, on Friday, July 12, The Wildlife Learning Center, on Saturday, July 13, as well as local dance ensemble, Kids of Rock Theatre, and Radio Disney on Sunday, July 14. Each day of the celebration will highlight a different aspect of physics with themed activities and demonstrations; Friday will focus on the physics of heroic action, Saturday the physics of nature, and Sunday the physics of creativity

Where:  Kidspace Children’s Museum 480 North Arroyo Blvd, Pasadena

When: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Who: All  ages

How: Just show up

Cost:  Free with Museum Admission

For more info: Event Website


Friday , July 12 through Tuesday, July 16 – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents: Built to Amaze
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, is an extraordinarily engineered circus experience where Children Of All Ages® find out what it takes to build The Greatest Show On Earth®. The foundation is set and the rising anticipation of high-energy, high-jinx and hilarity is ready to be transported by colorful circus machinery and unleashed from shipping crates right before the audience’s eye.

Where: STAPLES Center 1111. South Figueroa St. LA

When: Various showtimes

Who: All ages

How: Click Here to buy tickets 

Cost of event: Starting at $26

For more info: Event Website

Outdoor movie 3rd Street

Friday, July 12 – Outdoor Movie Series on 3rd St. promenade 

Downtown Santa Monica is excited to present “Cinema on the Street”series of summertime movies! Come and unwind in an outdoor setting under the stars July 12th“Back to the Future”. There will be pre-show comedy performances and give aways so show up early.

Where: Third Street Promenade, between Wilshire Blvd. and Arizona Ave. (just outside of Chipotle)

When: 7:30 PM Time subject to change depending on sunset

Who: All ages – Check the movie playing to see if it is ok for your child.

How: Just show up- Bring blankets, chairs and food

Cost of event: Free

For more info: Event Website

Grease hollywood bowl

Saturday, July 13 – Grease Sing-A-Long

Now a Bowl tradition, the Grease Sing-A-Long returns with fun-filled pre-show festivities and the much-loved movie on the Bowl’s giant screen. Special added attraction this year: SHA NA NA (who played Johnny Casino and the Gamblers in the movie) will perform live before the sing-a-long. Grease is the word!

Where: Hollywood Bowl 2301 North Highland Ave, Hollywood

When: 7:30 PM Film Starts at 8:30 pm

Who: All ages


Cost of event: $10-$77

For more info: Event Website

Eat See Hear

Saturday, July 13 – “Christmas in July” with a Special Screening of “Elf”

Eat|See|Hear, presents “Christmas in July” featuring the film “Elf,” starring Will Ferrell. The event will be complete with a Christmas tree, holiday decorations, and a tropical Santa Claus. There will be gifts under the Christmas tree and guests (and their dogs) are encouraged to dress in holiday attire and will also have the opportunity to get into the “holiday spirit” by bringing canned goods, used blankets and towels donations to official charity partner, Best Friends Animal Society Los Angeles, while enjoying live entertainment and great food from some of the city’s favorite gourmet food trucks.

Where: Paul Revere Middle School- 1450 Allenford Ave, LA

When: 5:30 PM Movie begins at 8:30pm

Who: All ages

How: Just show up or Click Here to buy tickets

Cost of event: $10 in advance,$12 at the door,$8 for kids under 12,Children under 5 are free $20 for popchips Fashionably Late tickets (premium, reserved seats available online in advance only, not at the door)

For more info: Event Website

Unique LA-

Saturday, July 13 through Sunday, July 14 – Unique LA Summer Show

The largest independent design show in the country, attendees get the rare chance to meet and shop directly from over 150 hand-selected designers and artists. The exciting two-day shopping event makes it easy for you to buy local and support LA’s economy, discover great design and deals, join in community, and have a blast. The products at the show are proudly made right here in the USA so you’re putting your dollars right back into our economy and local community! With fun for everyone plan to spend the day

Where: The Barker Hangar, at the Santa Monica Airport

When: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Who: All ages

How: Just show up

Cost of event: $10 at the door (cash only), Kids 12 and under are free. A portion of ticket sales go to our non-profit partner 826 LA!

For more info: Event Website

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Sunday, July 14 – Bastille Day Festival

Bastille Day is the French national holiday that celebrates independence and freedom, and commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789. Angelinos will join in the celebration of Bastille Day and the spirit of Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité with French gastronomic delicacies and live entertainment. Join in the fun and experience what tens of thousands of people have been enjoying for the past decade, making this annual celebration one of the most well-attended community festivals in Los Angeles.

Where: Kenneth Hahn Park- 5401 South Fairfax Ave, LA

When: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Who: All ages

How: Just show up Or Click Here to buy tickets

Cost of event: $5 advance tickets $10 at the door, Kids Free

For more info: Event Website


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