Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: Redondo Beach, CA
Kathy's Critters provides educational live animal programs for schools, camps, birthday parties, and other special events throughout the greater LA area. Resident critters include insects and o...
Location: 12448 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA
The Yellow Balloon is the quintessential children's hair salon, replete with arcade games, crayons, coloring books, and a cookie jar at each station. It is much easier to get a reluctant child ...
Location: 5801 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
About four Great Ice Ages ago, during the Pleistocene Epoch, hundreds of different kinds of animals roamed the hills and valleys of what is now Los Angeles. Some of them, sadly, made the mistak...
Location: Sylmar, CA
The Animal Guys is Los Angeles' largest wildlife "edu-tainment" program, presenting to dozens of audiences each week. Enthusiastic biologists display over a dozen different species of exotic ma...
Location: 3101 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Since becoming a major force on the LA music scene in the early '70s, McCabe's Guitar Shop is known as much for its folk and rock concerts as for its superb selection and service to the string-...
Location: P.O. Box 25573, Santa Monica, Ca. 90025, Los Angeles, CA
With a gentle demeanor and a genuine love for his craft, Bob Harrison stands out as a children's entertainer. Since 1987, when his dentist asked him to perform for her kids, Bob has take...
Location: 64 East Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA
Thanks to reruns of classic swashbuckler movies and the futuristic Jedi fighting in the Star Wars films, swordplay remains a fascination for kids. Owner Tim Weske's Swordplay Studios, wh...
Location: 3639 Eastham Drive, Culver City, CA
From pirate movies to American teenagers winning medals at the Olympics, fencing is definitely back in the public eye.
Beverly Hills Fencers' Club has been training kids and adults in ...
Location: 8107 Orion Avenue, Van Nuys, Van Nuys, CA
These 'mad scientists' come to birthday parties with test tubes, lab coats, and all kinds of amazing demonstrations of the fun and magic of SCIENCE!
The entertainers do all the set-up, ...
Location: 1345 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA
With the founding of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater in 1963, Bob, along with his partner Alton Wood, established the longest running children's theater in Los Angeles. All of the marionettes,...
Location: 3720 Stephen White Drive, San Pedro, CA
The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an educational, recreational, and research facility devoted to encouraging active public participation to promote knowledge and conservation of the marine life o...
Location: 14237 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA
Studies have shown that piano lessons can give kids a jump on their math skills and more. Since 1986 Piano Play has been teaching music fundamentals with the help of keyboards, visual materials...
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Anita Maya photographs children and families of all ages. She specializes in natural light sessions but also offers studio sessions.
Appointments can take place at your home or a favor...
Location: 10510 Almayo Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Parties on Track specializes in Thomas The Tank Engine theme parties for young children. They come to your home, park, or facility, and provide a full theme party based on Thomas and trains, in...