As things open up and shut down, there are still plenty of fun things to do. Scroll down to see all the Family Fun in LA this weekend.
Every Weekend there are amazing Things to do in Los Angeles with Kids! We’ve curated a list of what we think are the most fun, most interesting family events in Los Angeles this weekend – so you can have the best time together as a family!
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Things To Do in Los Angeles March 5th – 7th, 2021
Families will find many fun things to do with your kids this first weekend of March, March 5th – March 7th. Attend a virtual story time, do some ballet, enjoy a drive-in movie, sample some boysenberry treats at Knott’s Berry Farm, and more.
Will Eisner Week Celebration: Dream, Write, Draw: Connecting Children with Graphic Novels – Online Event
The Los Angeles Public Library System is hosting a special event, Dream, Write, Draw: Connecting Children with Graphic Novels, on Friday, March 5th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. This special event is a “celebration of comic creators whose innovative ideas might just inspire you to develop your own creative project.” The event includes live drawing demonstrations, studio tours, and more and will stream live on LAPL’s Facebook and YouTube pages. Check the website for a schedule of the day’s event.
The New York International Children’s Film Festival begins on Friday, March 5th and continues through Sunday, March 14th. This virtual event features premieres, special guests, and more. “The 2021 selection spotlights stories of kids discovering their cultural histories, defining their own identities, and shaping their futures by connecting with the past.” Check the website for a full listing of the Festival’s events.
Taste of Boysenberry Festival
Knott’s Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
The Taste of Boysenberry Festival is happening at Knott’s Berry Farm on selected dates beginning on Friday, March 5th through Sunday, May 2nd. “The retail and food event will offer boysenberry-inspired savory bites, sweet treats, and refreshing drinks that can’t be found anywhere else.” Families will also find boysenberry-inspired merchandise as well as “handmade and personalized gifts from over 20 artisan local crafters offering unique boysenberry items.” Tasting cards are necessary to experience this event and must be purchased in advance. Check the website for details. (The theme park remains closed.)
The LA County Library system invites families to a Creative Storytelling Event on Friday, March 5th at 4:00 pm. This one-hour event will feature a reading of The Flying Girl: How Aida de Acosta Learned to Soar “brought to life through a variety of expressive art activities based on the artist Allison Saar, led by a LACMA Teaching Artist.” Kids will create a 2D/3D dream box to hold their precious dreams. Register online and check the list of needed supplies.
Street Food Cinema: High School Musical
Santa Monica Airport
3233 Donald Douglas Loop S, Santa Monica Open Space, Santa Monica, CA
Enjoy a drive-in showing of High School Musical this Friday night, March 5th, at the Santa Monica Airport. Doors open at 5:00 pm and the movie starts at 6:10 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available online. (The film is rated G.)
Drive-In at The Roadium: Spy Kids
The Roadium Open Air Market
2500 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance, CA 90504
Head to The Roadium on Friday, March 5th for a drive-in showing of Spy Kids. “Two young kids become spies in an attempt to save their parents, who are ex-spies, from an evil mastermind.” Gates open at 6:00 pm, and the movie begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available online.
Children ages 3-8 are invited to join the New York City Ballet for “Ballet Breaks” on Saturday, March 6th at 8:00 am PST. These thirty-minute Ballet Breaks do not require any prior dance experience. “Stretch, twirl, and leap with us as we explore basic ballet concepts and learn a dance together each week.” Tickets and registration information are available online.
Families are invited to attend a virtual event and live animal feeding on Saturday, March 6th at 10:30 am. Children’s Book World is hosting this special reading of the new book, The Big Beach Cleanup written by Charlotte Offsay and illustrated by Katie Rewse. The story “introduces young readers to the impact of human trash on the environment.” Author proceeds from the book are being donated to Heal the Bay. The event will be streaming live on Children’s Book World’s YouTube page.
The Rebel Girls Fest is happening on Sunday, March 7th from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. “This kid-focused virtual event will help unlock new levels of potential in young girls everywhere.” The event features a special message from Melinda Gates, dance, experiments, an interactive art exercise, and more. Registration information is available online.
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Wendy Kennar is a mother, writer, and former teacher who has lived her entire life in the same Los Angeles zip code. You can read more from Wendy at http://www.wendykennar.com where she writes about books, boys, and bodies (living with an invisible disability).