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Fun Things To Do With Kids In LA This Weekend, July 20-22

There is always so much to do with kids in Los Angeles, and at Fun With Kids in LA, we are dedicated to bring you the best of them. Activities to do with kids this weekend include Odd Nights at The Autry, Beach Movie Nights, Ocean Festival, Public Star Party, Campfire Program, and more.

The Autry Museum

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027

July 20th

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Unwind through an evening of shopping, live music, food, and crafts at the Odd Market, an independent bazaar with more than 80 vendor booths. Select museum galleries will be open from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. For a list of vendors and other event updates, visit ($5 Admission-Free for Autry Members)

Dockweiler Youth Center

12505 Vista Del Mar

Playa del Rey, CA 90293

Friday, July 20th

6:00 pm

Enjoy free family-friendly movie screenings, the Incredibles, on the sand, by the waves, and under the stars at the Dockweiler Youth Center, Friday nights this summer! Be sure to take blankets and bundle up. Gourmet food trucks will be on-site starting at 6:00 pm. (Free)

Griffith Observatory

2800 E. Observatory Rd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

July 21st

2:00 pm - 9:45 pm

The Griffith Observatory hosts a free public star parties. You will have the chance to use telescopes to view the Sun, Moon, planets, and astronomers will be available to answer your questions.


615 Avenida Victoria

San Clemente, CA 92672

July 21st - July 22nd


The Annual San Clamente Ocean Festival features competitions including the famous Dory boat races, SUP Surfing Championships, 5K beach run, and one-mile ocean swim. There will be a free beach concert and sand-sculpting contest, and kids can enjoy the woody car exhibits, face painting, and the Great Rubber Duck Race. (Free)

Morgan-Wixson Theatre

2627 Pico Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90405

July 20th - July 29th


See the hilarious and heartfelt tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park. Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers.

And guess what? There's a new boy in kindergarten and he is the handsomest. The only thing is both Grace and Lucille want him to be their boyfriend. Maybe he will love Junie B. when he sees her wonderful pen! It is okay to keep it, right? Junie B. Jones is not a crook… or is she? (Ages: 6 and up) (Cost: Adults: $12; Kids: $10)

Kirk Douglas Theatre

9820 Washington Blvd.

Culver City, CA 90232

July 20th - Aug 5th

Featuring 18 original songs and a cast of 10, Mutt House is the story of quirky outsider Eddie Corbin. Bullied all his life, Eddie has finally found a place to call home — a neglected downtown animal shelter. When the city threatens to close the shelter, Eddie must do something he’s never done before: stand up for himself and fight for what’s right. With the help of six zany mutts, he faces his fears and makes an unexpected human connection in the process. (Cost: $37+)


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335 E 2nd St

Los Angeles, CA

July 20th - July 21st

Various times

Explore the culinary gems of Little Tokyo with your family and friends! Go Little Tokyo for two days of delicious food harvested from the streets of Little Tokyo! Delicious Little Tokyo invites all foodies to experience the vast array of cuisines that the restaurants of Little Tokyo have to offer.

The festivities are on Friday (7/20) and Saturday (7/21), and feature selected Little Tokyo restaurants offering giveaways, demonstrations, hands-on workshops and tastings. (Free)

Malibu Creek State Park

1925 Las Virgenes Rd

Calabasas, CA

July 19th - Aug 11th


Malibu Creek State Park offers free informative one-hour programs in the campground amphitheater on Saturday evenings this summer. This weekend enjoy "Awesome Animals" with The Nature of WildWorks.

Oro Vista Park

8728-8700 Foothill Blvd.

Sunland-Tujunga, CA 91040

Jul 21st

8:00pm - 10:00pm

As the sun goes down at Oro Vista Park, what types of animals emerge from their homes? How do scientists study those animals in the darkness? Join for an evening adventure with Museum bat, bird and insect specialists and use sound to detect the creatures of the night, including specialized detectors for high frequency bat calls. A UV black light will be set up to attract moths and other insects while you venture through the San Gabriel Foothills in search of nocturnal animals in flight and on foot! (Ages 5+) (Cost: Members $20, Non-members $25). Registration is required.


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