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The Best Things to Do This Weekend With Kids In Los Angeles – April 9-11, 2021

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Things To Do in Los Angeles April 9-11, 2021

There are many fun things to do with your kids this weekend April 9th – April 11th.  Check out a Fair Foodie Fest, explore an outdoor art exhibition, enjoy a drive-in movie, and more!

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum re-opens Thursday, April 8th. Get ready to explore the Ice Age, learn about on-going excavations, and much more.  Advanced, timed tickets are required and are available online. 

Book Party: The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders – Virtual Event

The L.A. County Library System invites families to a virtual storytime on Friday, April 9th at 4:00 pm. Enjoy a reading of Jack Prelutsky’s The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders and then learn how to fold your own Origami frog at home.  Register online.

Día Book Discussion
LAPL – Online Event

On Friday, April 9th at 3:00 pm (as well as April 16 and April 23), families are invited to participate in a special online event offered by the Los Angeles Public Library system. “Día is a celebration of children, families and reading. Join children’s librarians from the Los Angeles Public Library to chat about multicultural picture books relating to music, clothing, food and so much more.” Register online for this special event.

Drive-In Movie: Incredibles 2
Crenshaw Imperial Plaza Shopping Center
2900 W. Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90303

Enjoy a drive-in screening of Incredibles 2 on Friday, April 9th. Event parking open at 5:30 pm. On-site eateries will be offering special deals for movie-goers. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot online. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Aaron Community Cultural Center. 

Fair Foodie Fest
Toyota Arena
4000 E. Ontario Center Parkway Lot F, Ontario, CA 91764

Get ready for the Fair Foodie Fest at the Toyota Arena. This free event has all your favorite fair foods in one location including deep fried cookie dough, giant turkey legs, funnel cake cheeseburgers, colossal onion rings, and lots more. The Fair Foodie Fest is happening this weekend Friday, April 9th (5 pm – 10 pm), Saturday, April 10th (noon – 10 pm), and Sunday April 11th (noon – 10 pm). And if you don’t get a chance to make it this weekend, this special event is happening each weekend in April. Get your free ticket online. 

Cinespia at The Greek Theatre
2700 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Enjoy a drive-in at the Greek Theatre this weekend. On Friday, April 9th families can watch Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, and on Saturday, April 10th, Raising Arizona (rated PG-13) will be shown. Gates open at 7:00 pm, movies start at 8:00 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available online. 

Drive In Movies at the Mall: Trolls World Tour
Lakewood Center Mall
500 Lakewood Blvd., Lakewood, CA 

The Lakewood Center Mall is the site of a drive-in screening of Trolls World Tour on Saturday, April 10th. Movies being at 8:00 pm, with car staging starting at 7:00 pm. Each car will also receive a free goody bag. Tickets are available online. 

Nothing But B.L.K. Flea Market
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008

On Saturday, April 10th from 10 am to 5 pm (and select Saturdays each month), families are invited to check out Nothing But B.L.K. Flea Market. This special marketplace features Black-owned businesses and products. And in case you were wondering, B.L.K. stands for “Black Business, Black Love, and Black Kulture.” Additionally, the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Certified Farmers Market will also be open that day, from 10 am to 3 pm. 

Luminex: Dialogues of Light
South Park District of Downtown LA

Luminex is happening on Saturday night, April 10th from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. Luminex is an “outdoor walkable digital art exhibition.” Families can use the Interactive Walking Map to guide you as you walk from site-to-site where “local artists invite the community to experience the healing power of art.” The exhibition is made up of a total of 5 sites, featuring the work of Los Angeles artists, and each site offers something different including live performances, augmented reality, and more. This is a free event; no reservations are required to participate. Check the website for details. 

Electric Dusk Drive In: Toy Story 3
Glendale Sears Parking Lot
211 W. California Ave., Glendale, CA 91203

Electric Dusk Drive In is screening Toy Story 3 on Sunday, April 11th. The movie begins at 7:45 pm; guests are asked to arrive by 7:15 pm. Stay cozy in the car as you watch Woody, Buzz, and the Gang as they handle new adventures (and mis-adventures) as Andy prepares to leave for college. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are 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 her website where she writes about books, boys, and bodies (living with an invisible disability).

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