From the category archives:


True Pablove’s Valentine’s Family Event, February 9th

February 6, 2014 Play

The Pablove Foundation’s Anual Family Valentine’s Celebration is taking place this weekend but you can still book your tickets. This day of family friendly crafting, music, food, and fun is so dear to my heart, and is one of Los Angeles’ most heartfelt, and fun filled events. Pablo Castalez was a pre-school classmate of my children. […]

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Big Sunday family friendly community service events

January 9, 2014 Play

Big Sunday is an LA tradition that my kids always loved being a part of. If you are not familiar with Big Sunday’s mission this is non profit whose purpose is to build community through community service. It is never too early for kids to think about how they can give to others. Here are […]

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Outdoor Ice Skating in Santa Monica at ICE

November 16, 2013 Play

If you are looking for something fun to do as you are winding up to the holidays, ice skating at ICE in Santa Monica is such a terrific family outing. I am a lousy skater, but it doesn’t matter. The rink is small and cozy and you can rent skates right there. The kids will […]

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Multi Media Dance at Redcat Theatre Downtown this weekend!

November 9, 2013 Play

Here’s a review from guest blogger, director and acting coach,  Loren Chadima: A great date night of multimedia dance at the Redcat Theatre Downtown LA.  “Last night my husband and I were treated to a compelling evening of dance theatre.  Gregory Maqoma/Vuyani Dance theatre: Exit/Exist is this weekend November 7 – 10 at the Redcat […]

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Toyota Symphonies for Youth at Disney Hall

October 2, 2013 Play

One of my all time favorite things to do with the kids is to go to a concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall. My Dad is an opera buff and I remember as a little girl he would take me to Lincoln Center in New York and then later, when we moved to DC to […]

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Courtney Watkins Creative Adventures Summer Camp

May 30, 2013 Play

My pal, Courtney Watkins, is a fellow LACityMom, creativity Guru, and star of The Possibility Shop web series on Disney I have written about her Creative Adventure classes before, but this summer she is about to start her amazing summer adventure camp series. Courtney has an innate gift with children, making even the most reticent of children warm to her immediately. […]

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Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

May 28, 2013 Play

I lived in LA for twelve years before I discovered The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Gardens. The Arboretum is is a wonderful spot for a family outing especially with school wrapping up, and some unstructured days ahead. (Ahh!) Experiencing nature with the kids, strolling through blossoming gardens, and taking in the wonders of wildlife, […]

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American Idol Live Tour Giveaway

July 19, 2012 Play

It’s rare to find a TV show that all ages can enjoy. My kids and I got a huge kick out of watching American Idol this year. Occasionally the show would even inspire family sing-offs, also great fun. All of this makes me very  happy to be able to offer two tickets to the LA […]

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Summer Sounds Kids Program at the Hollywood Bowl

June 29, 2012 Play

If you are looking for something fun but also cultural to do with your little ones,  The Hollywood Bowl has daily music performances and Art Workshops  for kids from  July 9th – August 17th. Discover Reggae, Filipino, and Latino music and cultural traditions as SummerSounds turns nights at the Bowl into weekday morning fun with […]

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Couples Counseling Killed Katie at The Elephant Theatre Hollywood

June 16, 2012 Play

Here’s a great date night for you and your significant other. Or this play would also make a fun girls night out. Couples Counseling Killed Katie at the Elephant Theater in Hollywood is a laugh riot. Jessica Tuck and Mark Roberts, creator of Mike and Molly, portray a myriad of characters in short vignettes (all in […]

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