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Blogs & Sites
Location: 633 Kensington Road, Santa Monica, CA
Joslyn Park is a 2.5 acre park with a basketball court, picnic tables, benches, and a gated playground. The park also has a bright, sunny recreation room which is available for party rental an...
Location: 2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Just under ten acres, the newly renovated Virginia Park has two different playgrounds, for younger and older kids, and a delightful water play patio in summer.
Location: 2019 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA
The YWCA Santa Monica / Westside is a non-profit organization serving more than 2,500 women and children from communities on the Westside with both community service programs and fee-for-servic...
Location: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA
One of the oldest pleasure piers in the country, and a focal point of Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Pier is a historic landmark situated at the end of historic route 66.
At the Pier...
Location: 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica, CA
The Santa Monica YMCA hosts a wealth of programs for families, children, and teens.
The aquatic center includes a Jacuzzi, heated teaching pool, and a six-lane, 25-yard lap pool. The po...
Location: 1324 Fifth Street, Santa Monica, CA
Location: Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave. Blg G1, Santa Monica, CA
This is a little gem of a museum located in the Bergamot Station Gallery complex. Bergamot Station is the historical name for the site on which the gallery complex is located, dating back to 1875 whe...
Location: 1335 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA
Color Me Mine offers a collection of 400 pieces of bisque, ready for painting. Once an item has been painted, the studio takes care of glazing and firing, and the finished work is ready for pic...
Location: 1900 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica College is one of the more popular campuses in California's huge commmunity college system, offering inexpensive college and adult education courses to a diverse population of stud...
Location: 601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica's newly remodeled Main Branch Library has a lot to offer. The Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium is outside the main doors and has plenty of family programming, while inside the chi...
Location: 1704 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
The Montana Avenue Branch Library serves Santa Monica and surrounding communities. Computers with Internet access and word processing capability are available. The branch is also a hotspot for ...
Location: 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
The Fairview Branch Library, whose children's librarian was honored by the New York Times as the 2005 Children's Librarian of the Year, boasts a strong Spanish-language collection...
Location: 2601 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA
The Ocean Park Branch Library serves the southwest corner of Santa Monica and nearby communities, such as Venice. It is the only Carnegie Library in Santa Monica and retains the look and feel o...
Location: 1332 Sixth Street, Santa Monica, CA
This family-centered YMCA offers classes, swimming, family activities, and childcare. A new addition is scheduled to open in October, offering more meeting and classroom space.
If you ...
Location: 3116 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA
In addition to a season of great theater and some family-friendly shows, Powerhouse Theatre hosts the KIDPOWER Class Series, an ongoing training program that explores acting technique th...