A to Z of our favorite spots of where and what to do with kids in Los Angeles:
It has Twisties, Vistas, occasionally Snow, hikes, camping, and dare I say it… NATURE! It’s crazy. You can experience so much great stuff on this drive regardless of your wanting to be touristy or beaten down the road on a bike or sliding turns like you’re a D-1 supastah! This is such a fun road to cruise.
The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden is a unique 127-acre botanical garden and historical site located in what was the heart of the historic Rancho Santa Anita in the city of Arcadia. www.arboretum.org
The mission of Los Angeles Audubon Society is to promote the enjoyment and protection of birds and other wildlife through recreation, conservation and restoration.www.losangelesaudubon.org
Since 1925, the Alex Theatre has been a Los Angeles-area entertainment landmark, first as a top Vaudeville theatre, then as a movie palace. In 1992, the City of Glendale Redevelopment Agency purchased the Alex to serve as the centerpiece of Glendale’s revitalized Brand Boulevard. Today, the Alex Theatre hosts a bevy of culturally diverse professional and community stage productions and educational outreach programs.www.alextheatre.org
Barnsdall Arts Center is dedicated to providing studio art classes for the beginning through advanced adult student.www.barnsdall.org
BLOOM SCHOOL OF MUSIC & DANCE: Bloom School of Music and Dance offers music lessons and dance classes for all ages taught by university trained instructors who are experienced, knowledgeable and who truly care about music and dance education.bloomschoolofmusicanddance.com
A Place to CREATE is located in charming Atwater Village. It provides art classes, workshops and opportunities for people in our community to Create. Classes are small and intimate. Our philosophy emphasizes the creative process as more important than the final product; so we provide a non-pressured, fun, inspiring environment to Create a painting, mandala, quilt, mask, talisman, joke, or story. The sky is the limit when it comes to exploring your innate gift of creativity. Drop your children off and explore the community or come with your child and explore, create and imagine. www.aplacetocreate.net