In the spirit of White House Christmas traditions past and present, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is opening its doors after hours for special Candlelight Evenings every Wednesday night this holiday season. These special events are a tribute to First Lady Pat Nixon, her legacy of opening the White House to the American people, and her love of Christmas. Included with admission, holiday activities include: A Whistling White House Wonderland – This fan-favorite exhibit is back with a 10-foot mountain of model trains whistling over bridges and through tunnels, Photos with Santa Claus (one complimentary download included), Live performances of Long Beach City College Evening Wind Symphony, Be … READ MORE >>
Bowers KIDSEUM, an interactive children’s museum and learning center founded in 1994, is an extension of the main Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. Dedicated to pre-school and early elementary aged children, it offers a “hands-on” experience for history, art, and culture. A new traveling exhibit called FUTURE PARK: Art & Technology in collaboration with Team Lab Kids, Inc. is coming September 17th and will be here until January 15, 2018. Designed to inspire creative thinking, encourage collaborative play and build and interest in digital technology, this digital exhibit features four areas for the children to explore – Sketchtown, Light Ball Orchestra, Connecting Blocks, and Hopscotch.
If you’re looking for something inexpensive yet fun and informative to do on Santa Catalina Island, you’ll want to visit the Catalina Island Museum currently located in the Catalina Casino building. (Note: New location is under construction and due to complete this year). Right now Adults can get in for $5, and children under 15 get in Free! It’s one of the cheapest thing you can do in Avalon, and one of the first things you’ll want to do on the island to learn fun facts (plus it’s not super big so you have plenty of time to play). History of Catalina Island In 1887, George Shatto purchased Santa Catalina … READ MORE >>
It’s the last month for the Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in Los Angeles, California! If you’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to go, this Saturday, May 9th, 2015 is Target Free Family Saturdays. There is an additional fee to check out the exhibit, but at least getting into the museum is free PLUS you’ll get to enjoy all the special family fun activities scheduled for that day. See more below! The original coin purse from 1975 which started it all sold for less than $1 back then is currently on display. Don’t miss the chance to see it … READ MORE >>
Looking for something educational you can do with the kids on President’s Day? On Monday, February 17th, get FREE admissions to the Nixon Library all day and meet Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt! Also, the first 100 guests will enjoy a free slice of cherry pie! Photo Courtesy of Richard Nixon Foundation. Photo Courtesy of Richard Nixon Foundation. Mount Rushmore Comes to Life at the Nixon Library on Presidents Day SCHEDULE 10AM: Doors open, guests meet and take photos with the Presidents 11AM: The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West performs a free concert in the East Room as part of their six-city tour of Southern … READ MORE >>