FUN THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN LA THIS WEEKEND, MARCH 9-11


There is always so many things to do with kids in and around Los Angeles. Activities to do with kids this weekend include Getty Center's Anniversary, PBS SoCal Kids Weekend, Family Bird Walk, Divers Day, Kite Festival, Photo Shoots with Easter Bunny and more. Keep reading and find out what is happening this weekend in Los Angeles! For more events, on the weekends or any day of the week, check our calendar.


PBS SoCal KIDS Weekend

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

5333 Zoo Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

March 10 – 11, 2018 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

PBS KIDS superstar critters Curious George and Nature Cat will make a special appearance at the Zoo for meet and greets with young fans. Families can enjoy live book readings, themed crafts and activities, and a kids’ dance party in the Eucalyptus Grove. Don’t miss the fun!


The Getty Center's 20th Anniversary

Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90049

March 10th

10 am - 6 pm

Getty Center Celebrates it's 20th Anniversary this Saturday. Enjoy an engaging, immersive and fun day with some of the city's best musicians and dancers. Have your picture taken at the photo booth, make a wearable accessory inspired by the museum's iconic tram, get up and dance with Versa-Style, or try your hand at our birthday games (Getty style!) [FREE]


Family Flicks Film Series: Space Jam

Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90024

March 11th at 11am

The Hammer Museum invites families to a special screening of Space Jam this Sunday. The 1996 film stars basketball legend Michael Jordan playing with and against familiar Looney Tunes faces. The film is recommended for children seven and older. [FREE]


Alice Live at Nine O'Clock Players

Theatre for Children

1367 North Saint Andrews Place

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Mar 11th - March 28th

2:00pm - 3:30pm

The multi-award winning Nine O'Clock Players continue their 87th year bringing extraordinary family theater to Southern California with a magical musical look at the fantastical story of ALICE! With all the characters you know and love, including the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, the Caterpillar, and the Queen of Hearts. Alice follows the White Rabbit into a Wonderland of talking animals, comic royalty, and a croquet game played with flamingos! A fast-paced musical where nonsense makes quite good sense. Fun for the whole family! [Tickets are $15 per person]


44th Annual Festival of the Kite

Redondo Pier

100 Fisherman’s Wharf

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

March 11th

12 pm - 5 pm

The 44th Annual Festival of Kite is one of Southern California’s longest-running kite festivals. Join in on the fun and fly your own kite, buy one at the Pier, or just enjoy watching other kites. You can also win prizes! [FREE]


The 72nd Annual Fred Hall Show

Long Beach Convention Center

300 E. Ocean Blvd.

Long Beach, CA

March 7 - March 11

1 pm - 9 pm

The Fred Hall Show is known as the "Ultimate Outdoor Experience. This annual outdoor recreation expo presents hundreds of fishing booths and hunting travel booths as well as acres of boats, casting ponds, Hobie Kayak demonstration rides, hunter and angler specific vehicles, free dive and SCUBA diving equipment and instruction, airgun ranges and archery ranges.


Family Bird Walk

LA County Arboretum

301 N Baldwin Ave.

Arcadia, CA, 91007

March 10, 2018

8 am - 10 am

Take your binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, and join Julia Ray from the Pasadena Audubon Society for a fun morning of finding and watching our fine-feathered friends. The walks are open to all levels of birding knowledge and all ages.

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Meet the Easter Bunny

The Grove LA

189 The Grove Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90036

March 7th - April 1st

Hop on over to the Bunny Bungalow, now through Easter Sunday, to meet the Easter Bunny and snap a keepsake photo. You can pre-book your bunny photos today through our website or on the Caruso app.


Divers Day

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA

March 10th 9am - 5pm

Get the latest lowdown on what’s up for the diving world. This 17th annual event features educational presentations and representatives from organizations involved in the sport and science of diving. You can also learn about volunteer diving and other opportunities for involvement with Southern California dive-related groups. Divers who present valid proof of certification with their photo I.D. will receive free admission.


Easter Bunny Photo Experience

Del Amo Fashion Center

3525 West Carson St.

Torrance, CA 90503

The Bunny Photo Experience runs from March 9th through March 31st at Macy’s Women’s Court. Families will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion. Save time and avoid the line with Bunny by Appointment! Now you can reserve your magical moment with Bunny online at simonbunny.com.


Walk Cabrillo

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

3720 Stephen M. White Dr.

San Pedro, CA

March 10th

10am - 12pm

Go on a CMA Educator-guided hike around the Aquarium's grounds, you'll get to explore the native garden, salt marsh, beaches and tidepools and examine fossils, native plants, beach wrack and other interesting finds.


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