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Best Cheap Activities To Do With Kids In Los Angeles

Read on for five fun outlets to enjoy as a family that are free, cheap or employ creative ways around steep admission charges.

05/23/2014

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What You’re Doing This Week: March 25

Celebrate spring with one of these events in Southern California.

CBS Los Angeles–03/17/2013

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What You’re Doing This Week: February 25

Follow the yellow brick road towards one of the various food events happening this week. This week has fun for the entire family, from the Festival of the Whales in Dana Point to Read across […]

CBS Los Angeles–02/17/2013

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What You’re Doing This Week: November 19

Thanksgiving is known for turkey and pilgrims, but most importantly, Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks. After Thanksgiving it will become a shopping extravaganza leading up to the holidays. Get on your running shoes […]

CBS Los Angeles–11/19/2012

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What You’re Doing This Week: September 24

The kids are back in school – which could be worse or better than Carmageddon II coming up this weekend – but don’t let that cramp your style. Here are the week’s best events in and around Los Angeles.

09/24/2012

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What You’re Doing This Week: September 10

It’s a fun and charitable week around LA. Check out these great activities that you can enjoy while also helping someone out.

CBS Los Angeles–09/10/2012

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What You’re Doing This Week: August 20th

What’s hot in Southern California for the week of August 20th through August 26th. From improv, the songbird Mandy Brown to baby play at Pretend city we’ve got you covered.

CBS Los Angeles–08/20/2012

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Pretend City Pairs Health Screenings With St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Pretend City wishes you luck and good health this weekend at their family wellness event. Don’t leave your child’s developmental health to luck. Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at Pretend City and take part in the […]

CBS Los Angeles–03/14/2012

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What You’re Doing This Week: February 27

Whether looking to wear that polyester suit that has been sitting in the back or your closet, or getting close to nature, we have an exclusive guide to having fun all week.

CBS Los Angeles–02/27/2012

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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas For Orange County

From themed days geared towards families with children to ultra-romantic celebrations, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be confined to tradition in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–02/10/2012

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Best Earth Day Celebrations in LA

This Earth Day, let your hair down, recycle something, and learn a new tip about how to honor Mother Earth.

CBS Los Angeles–04/15/2011

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Where To Take the Grandparents When They Visit Los Angeles

It’s great to show off the tourist spots to visitors, but what Grandparents really want is to spend time with the grandkids and visit places where they can play and experience the fun together.

11/19/2010

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Offbeat Los Angeles Kids’ Spots

This town has thousands of things to do… why not take time to explore some offbeat spots with the kiddos, and maybe discover a new side of Los Angeles.

10/27/2010

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Best Indoor Play Spaces In and Around Los Angeles

Check out these indoor play spaces, in and around Los Angeles and Orange County, which offer anything from themed play dates to arts and crafts. Rain or shine, they provide safe, enclosed spaces for the most curious of kiddos.

10/21/2010