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Things To Do in Los Angeles with Kids

Family Fun in Los Angeles for June 9-10

So many great family fun events to chose from this week- Here are our top picks.

June 9 –Paddleboard Race & Ocean festival An all day family fun celebration of all things surf. Paddleboard, Surf, Beach and Lifeguard history. There will be music, Hula dancing, food, surf exhibits and more

Where: Santa Monica Pier

When: June 9 8:30am-3:00pm

Who: All

How: Just show up (if you want to compete you must pre-register)

Cost of event: ?Free to attend, Fees to compete

For more info: Event Website


June 9 & 10th – JPL Open House – Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Annual Open House is always a popular event-This years theme is “Great Journeys”, Learn about the wonders of space and get a first look at JPL’s new Earth Science Center

Where: 4800 Oak Grove Drive- Pasadena

When:  June 9 & 10th 9am-4pm

Who: All

How: Just show up

Cost of event: Free

For more info: Event Website

June 9– A T.Rex is Loose The Natural History Museum’s T. rex ROOOAAARRRS through the Geffen in this whole new show by the Geffen Playhouse Story Pirates! You know what they say – the show must go on, even if there’s a Tyrannosaurus rex loose in the theater. Roar! In partnership with the Natural History Museum, the Geffen Playhouse Story Pirates are putting on a show made up of stories written by kids about dinosaurs and prehistoric life.

Where: Gill Cates Theatre- Geffen Theatre- Westwood

When: June 9th 11am

Who: Ages 7-11

How: Buy Tickets HERE

Cost of event: $10 for kids $15 for adults

For more info: Event Website

June 10–Kids ROCK- Free Music and Eco Festival – presented by The Children’s Nature Institute in partnership with The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. There will be a wide variety of activities that teach the importance of environmental awareness, eco-art booths, animal exhibits and healthy cuisine And performances by outstanding family music artists Mike Schmid, Heidi Swedberg, Hug Trees, Rhythm Child, Randy Kaplan, David Tobocman, and The Verve Pipe.

Where: Hancock Park 5801 Wilshire Blvd LA

When: June 10, 11am-5pm

Who: All

How: Just show up

Cost of event: Free

For more info: Event Website


June 10 – Taste of the Nation-LA’s top chefs will be donating their time, talent and passion to raise money to end childhood hunger. Come sample fabulous food and drinks at Taste of the Nation

Where: The Lot 1041 N. Formosa Ave, West Hollywood

When: June 10, 1pm-4pm

Who: All

How: Buy tickets online HERE

Cost of event: $25-$160 (kids under 12 are Free)

For more info: Event Website


When Courtney isn’t playing legos, or pirates with her two little boys or out on the kids event circuit she publishes  Santa Monica Macaroni Kid


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