Category: Things to Do

Jolly Holiday Boat Parade

On December 18-22, Newport Beach will be hosting its 111th holiday boat parade. The spectacularly decorated boats will travel along a 14-mile route. Visit their website to learn more and to find a good viewing spot.

Things to Do: Calling All Dog Lovers!

Place: California Science Center Museum Date: Tuesday, November 12, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Appropriate for all iLEAD students. Learners will have an opportunity to attend a special exhibit and watch an IMAX 3D film about the science of dogs. Discover life from a dog’s point of view in Dogs! A Science Tail. Plus, explore … Continue reading “Things to Do: Calling All Dog Lovers!”

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Things to Do: Conversations with Veterans

When: Sunday, November 10, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Where: West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Rose Garden, LA, 90073 Register: The event is free of charge, but they would like you to register. Click here. In honor of Veterans Day, take advantage of a unique opportunity to listen as vets speak about what their … Continue reading “Things to Do: Conversations with Veterans”

Things to Do: Moonlight Forest

The LA Arboretum & Botanic Garden has many upcoming events that iLEAD families may enjoy. One of the most magical is the Moonlight Forest, which runs from November 9th through January 12th. This is a family-friendly event where you can take a stroll through the gardens and see illuminated creations of animals, plants, and other … Continue reading “Things to Do: Moonlight Forest”

Things to do: Odd Nights at the Autry

Enjoy an evening with live music, food, and crafts. More than 100 vendor booths will be onsite, and sections of the museum will be open. This is a dog-friendly event. When: Friday, October 18th, 6–10 p.m. Where: Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027 Fee: Admittance is $5 … Continue reading “Things to do: Odd Nights at the Autry”

Orange County Vegan Festival

Whether you are vegan or just curious about the vegan diet, this is a great opportunity to sample some new tastes and visit local vendors. Free parking is located around the surrounding neighborhood or at the 4th St Market Parking Lot. When: Sunday, September 8, 11 AM – 6 PM Where: 253 E 3rd St, … Continue reading “Orange County Vegan Festival”

Things to Do: Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific, Homeschool Days When: September 10 or 12, 9:00-Noon Where: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 Cost: $7 per person (purchase tickets in advance) – Click here The aquarium is a California treasure dedicated to conservation and education. There are about 12,000 animals and over 100 exhibits representing sea life in … Continue reading “Things to Do: Aquarium of the Pacific”

Things to Do: Teen Night at the Pacific Asia Museum

Teens will be able to roam around the museum and participate in activities planned by the USC PAM Teen Ambassadors (including music, art, and food). This activity is free of charge and open to students in grades 6-12 with a school ID. When: Friday, May 17, 6-8 p.m. Where: USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 North … Continue reading “Things to Do: Teen Night at the Pacific Asia Museum”

Things to Do: 7th annual Directing Change Film Event

Coming Tuesday, May 21st, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the 7th annual Directing Change Film Screening and Award Ceremony at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. This festive event includes a screening of short films created by young filmmakers to change the conversation about suicide prevention and mental health at their … Continue reading “Things to Do: 7th annual Directing Change Film Event”

Things to Do: Storyboarding for Teens

Professional instructors from the Muckenthaler Cultural Center will be leading a workshop for teens on the basics of storyboarding. When: Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Central Library, 500 West Broadway, Anaheim, CA Cost: Free Interested teens can register online here.