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FUN THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 5-6, 2017


There are so many awesome and free things to do in this weekend with the family. Get out there and enjoy life with your kids. Also remember you can always go to our Events Calendar page to get an updated rundown of what’s happening around the city.

KCRW

Chinatown’s Central & West Plazas

943 N. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90012

Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

CRW’s 2017 edition of Summer Nights started in June and continues through August. Summer Nights offers dozens of fun, free all-ages outdoor music shows. This Saturday enjoy FREE music with DJs Jermey Sole and Garth Trinidad in Chinatown.


Marina Movie Nights: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Burton W. Chase Park

13650 Mindanao Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

August 5, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Marina Movie Nights returns to Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey on August 5 with a FREE screening of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. Be sure to take a picnic and your family and friends for this fun screening near the water and below the stars!


A Day at the Beach

Santa Monica Beach

1600 Ocean Front Walk

Santa Monica, CA 90401

August 5, 2017 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Join First 5 LA for a fun-filled day at the beach with Heal the Bay and the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium! The day begins with an environmental talk, light refreshments and beach clean-up at 10 am. All beach clean-up participants will then receive FREE entry to the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium where we’ll have fun activities planned including a Potter the Otter Story Time with musical performance, a raffle, and giveaways for participants.


Free Public Day

Walt Disney's Barn

5202 Zoo Drive

Los Angeles, California 90027

Sunday, August 6, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hidden inside Griffith Park is the Carolwood Barn also known as Walt Disney’s Barn a historic landmark, where some of Disney’s creations were invented. In 1950, Walt Disney built a 1/8th scale live-steam railroad at his residence in Holmby Hills. He operated the "Carolwood Pacific Railroad" for family and friends until 1953 when he shifted his energies into creating a magical place where families could have fun together. This Sunday the barn will host a FREE open house, giving guests of all ages a chance to come and experience this local treasure.


International Surf Festival

Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach,

and Redondo Beach

Various locations

August 5, 6, 2017

This FREE event promotes the four South Bay beach cities, the world’s best lifeguard service, and physical fitness for thousands of participants. Participants range in age from 8 years old to the 80’s. There will be surfing contest, bodysurfing contest, beach run, paddleboard races, dory race, and youth events. Click here for the full schedule and times.


La Habra Corn Festival

El Centro - Lions Park

320 E. Erna Ave.

La Habra, CA 90631

Fri Aug 4, 2017 - Sun Aug 6, 2017

9:30 am

The Corn Festival is the signature event for the La Habra Host Lions Club. Located at El Centro /Lions Park, the festival covers an entire weekend and includes numerous rides and attractions, food, game and craft booths, a market place, live music, a car opportunity draw contest and Miss La Habra, the club queen. Admission is FREE for all!


Car Classic

Downtown Burbank

San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Angeleno Avenue

Burbank, CA

August 5, 2017 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Vroom Vroom! Get your car lovers and hurry to this fun car classic event. This event is an exciting showcase for custom, celebrity, exotics, and classic cars, and motorcycles. The show runs along San Fernando Boulevard and adjacent streets in Downtown Burbank’s outdoor shopping-dining and entertainment district, and it is FREE. There will be family entertainment, music, and vendor booths.


Storybooks Adventures

Kidspace Children's Museum

480 North Arroyo Blvd Pasadena, CA 91103

Sunday August 6, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Kidspace Children's Museum for a day of adventure and explore the magic of storytelling.

Use your imagination, and build a cardboard castle. Create a storybook potion in Arroyo Adventure. Learn the physics behind the Three Little Pigs in the Imagination Workshop, and paint your story with a messy art project. Adventurous story times are throughout the day, as well as a special presentation at 1:00pm! Admission is $13.


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