Fun Things To Do With Kids in LA this Weekend, March 22-24


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. Our list of fun things to do in Los Angeles this weekend includes Butterfly Pavilion at Natural History Museum LA, Noah's Ark After Dark Pajama Party, 13th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk, and more!


Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 W Exposition Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90037

March 22nd – Sept 2nd

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Butterflies are taking flight at NHM! Get up close to beautiful butterflies in the new Butterfly Pavilion. This seasonal exhibit features more flight space, more resting spots, and more natural light. There will be hundreds of free-flying butterflies inside, and the awesome Gallery Interpreters who can explain why these animals are so special.

Noah's Ark After Dark Pajama Party

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90049

March 23rd

5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Spend an evening with your favorite animal friends after hours aboard Noah’s Ark. Wear your PJs (adults, too!), play with puppets, tell stories, and make new friends. Enjoy a tasty dinner together and have loads of fun! ($35 General/$25 Members)

Animal Matters: City of Dogs

Wallis Annenberg PetSpace

12005 Bluff Creek Dr.

Playa Vista, CA 90094

March 23rd

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join writer Ken Foster and photographer Traer Scott for an illustrated discussion of the role dogs play in building community in city lives. In addition to dog talk, Foster and Scott will offer anecdotes about the creative process as they collaborated on their new book City of Dogs. This event is free and seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, but you need to register online to reserve a spot.

Clippers SciFest SoCal

Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 S Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

March 23rd

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Join NBA’s LA Clippers as they produce a Southern California science and engineering festival at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The goal of the Clippers SciFest SoCal will be to inspire a new generation of STEM professionals in the SoCal area! The event is open to the general public on Saturday March 23rd. Register online for free.

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James and the Giant Peach

Nine O'Clock Players

1367 North Saint Andrews Place

Los Angeles, CA 90028

March 17, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Roald Dahl's fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score by the Tony Award-nominated team of Pasek and Paul and a delightfully quirky book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka), critics rave: James and the Giant Peach is a "master peach! A magical production for the whole family to enjoy.

Grunion Festival

3720 Stephen M White Dr.

San Pedro, CA 90731

March 22nd

8 pm

Marine Aquarium presents special evening program this Saturday night to introduce you to the unique and elusive grunion. Watch silvery fish come up on the beach to spawn! Learn about the interesting mating rituals and growth of this curious fish. The Aquarium opens at 8 pm and an auditorium program begins at 9. ($1-$5)

13th Annual Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk

Santa Monica Airport

Santa Monica, CA

March 23rd

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The ArtWalk is a fun-filled day of artistic exploration. You are invited to watch art and ceramic demonstrations, participate in art and theater workshops, and enjoy live music and food trucks. The Airport has a rich history as the former home of the Douglas Aircraft Company and the birthplace of the DC-3 and is now home to over 60 artists and a number of creative venues.

Peacock Day

LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

301 N. Baldwin Ave.

Arcadia, CA 91007

March 23rd

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden Celebrates Peacock Day this Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Explore the amazing beauty, habits, and natural attributes of peacocks. Enjoy arts and crafts, peacock costume contests, story telling, peacock walks, and more. ($4-$9)

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