Get ready to groove to the music while hanging ten on the Pacific Ocean waves. This week has events that will have children celebrating reading, learning the best NFL skills and hanging out with the characters from Super Why, while adults can enjoy a fresh craft brew at the Zoo.
LA Central Library-Summer Reading Event
630 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
The Soar with Reading celebration will bring a live concert from Mr. Steve Songs and characters from Super Why! to the Los Angeles Central Library. The event is free, but a ticket is required. Registration is available online, and the event will start promptly at 1:30pm.
Terranea Resort-Shakespeare by the Sea
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Romeo and Juliet will be performed at the resort starting at 7pm. The complimentary performance will inspire a love for the arts to all who attend. There will be food and beverage available for purchase, and parking is $5. Shakespeare by the Sea has been providing theatrical performances to the community since 1998.
Ahmanson Theatre-Mary Poppins
135 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, Ca 90012
Just a spoonful of sugar will bring a smile to the faces of the crowd during this beloved hit Broadway musical. The musical will be in Los Angeles from August 9th until September 2nd. Tickets are available online starting at $25.
Los Angeles Zoo-Brew at the Zoo
5333 Zoo Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Enjoy the animals at the LA Zoo while sampling beers from local craft breweries. There will be live music, animal presentations and comedy from the Laugh Factory. The event will run 6pm until 10pm. Pre-sale tickets are available for $40, and $45 at the door.
The Orange County Great Park-Children’s Sports Clinic
Corner of Sand Canyon and Marine Way
Children can stay active on the North lawn of the Great Park with a free sports clinic. The clinics are managed by i9 Sports from 11am to 3pm. The event is free, but online registration is required. Children will be taught the fundamentals of NFL football during this interactive clinic.
Doheny Surf Festival
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
Help raise funds for the California State Parks at this “green” educational festival. The festival will be on August 11th and 12th from 10am to 9pm. Tickets are currently available online for $29, and will be $35 the day of the event.
Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She writes for OC Family Magazine, OC Menus Magazine, and more! You can keep up with her adventures around Orange County at the OC Mom Blog.