Gardening Classes at Natural History Museum LA


GROW YOUR OWN VEGETABLES Sundays, September 13, 20, 27 & October 4 | 1-4:30 pm Create your own edible garden for fresh organic produce by learning how to: 1. Create good soil out of your current one 2. What, how, and when to plant 3. How much and how often to add compost and water […]


Picnic on the Promenade: Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra


July 10, 2015 – August 21, 2015 Noon – 3 p.m. Santa Monica, CA 90401 Escape from the cubicle and enjoy lunch at Downtown Santa Monica’s Picnic on the Promenade. This annual summer series eases locals and Promenade walkers into the weekend every Friday afternoon with live music, classic board games, interactive challenges, and free […]


Twilight Nights: Aloha Summer Lua

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Twilight Nights are the ultimate after-hours Kidspace experience this summer! Each Twilight Night is centered around a different theme and this is the last one! Aloha Summer Lua Night features a lot of fun activities for kids, Lua style! Have your kids dress up in their favorite Hawaiian themed outfits! Your children will make their own […]


Skirball’s Family Amphitheater Performances: Mostly Kosher


This summer Skirball is putting on a summer concert series called “Family Amphitheater Performances.” Each weekend features a new band with a different sound and style that will take you and your family on a musical road trip across America.   Aiming to preserve and modernize Jewish musical traditions, Mostly Kosher offers lively klezmer and […]


Skirball Playdate: The Way Back Family Jam


Skirball Playdates are interactive single-morning workshops especially designed for young children. Families work together to make art, explore the campus, and more. The fee is for one child and one adult and includes admission to Noah’s Ark at the Skirball immediately after class. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Fees apply for additional […]


Get Your Family Organized With These Easy Tips

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By Shira Gill Summer is winding down and the kids are heading back to school soon. Here are some simple tips that will help you streamline your space and simplify your life one project at a time. Set Up An Entry Station The entry area is generally the first area I tackle with clients because […]


Reptile Days at Kidspace

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Turtles, crocodiles, snakes, and lizards may be a source of apprehension for many, but there is always something new and fun to learn about these amazing animals! Sneak through an imaginative marsh in a crocodile mask, challenge yourself in the reptile superpower obstacle course, help create a giant sea turtle mosaic, meet live snakes and […]


50 Secrets about Nine-Year-Old Girls (From a Mom in the Trenches)

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By: Shannon Ralph She wants to be cuddled like the little girl she was not so very long ago. Until she doesn’t. Don’t even think about touching her when she doesn’t! You are her very favorite person in the entire world…ever. Seriously. Until five minutes later when she can’t stand the sound of your shrill […]


14 Ways to Instill Compassion in Your Children

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By: Shannon Ralph If I’ve learned anything from our national news as of late, it’s that our nation desperately needs a hearty dose of compassion. From burning churches to scorching flags to blistering rhetoric, we are a nation sorely lacking. As a parent, I find the deplorable lack of compassion I see in the news […]