Free Things To Do In Los Angeles With Kids This Weekend, Jan 5th – Jan 7th, 2018 - Kid 101

Free Things To Do In Los Angeles With Kids This Weekend, Jan 5th – Jan 7th, 2018

Zumbini Babes

Join hands with your kids and dance at the Victory Vineland Recreation Center, 11117 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, California 91606 on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm.


Come to experience a new dance experience the Zumbini as the place is less it is best that you register soon. For this demo class, it is ideal that you and your child, so come with comfy dresses so that you can move around without hassle. This environment is apt for some mommy and kid bonding time, to make that happen they strictly restrict the use of cell phones in class. Zumbini is where your child can learn a lot through structured play. Come dance, sing and play and use instruments with your child. Kids of the age 0-4 are welcome here. The admission cost to this event is free.

Watoto Children’s Choir

Hum along to some great tunes at the Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Dr, Los Angeles, California 90008 on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The Watoto Children’s Choir is a team of 18 orphans from Uganda whose voices are filled with life to uplift your spirit. The entertaining tour performance will go on for six-month highlighting a brand new concert, signs and wonders. The concerts main aspects include worship songs that cleverly portray the stories of the children and the hope they have due to unconditional God’s love. Kids of all ages can enjoy this event; all performances are free and open to the public.

A Playdate Holiday!

There is so much to see and enjoy at the Woodley Park Section Two, 6335 Woodley Avenue, Van Nuys, California 91406 on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Playdate is the best event apt for families, so let your kids experience this awesome experience all for free. This could be the first best event they attend on 2018, as here they have grouped a very special line-up from Knoe 1 (Rong Music/Love Ammo), Matt Hill (Deep Aura/Like.Minded) and so much more. The seller village will be displaying art, spiritual healing, jewelry, massage sessions among various activities for the kids. The main activities for kiddos include Hula Hooping, Tug Of War, Face painting, Henna art, massage booth and there is also a special candy station. Kids of all ages can step in here for free.

California Milk Processor Board: Three Kings Day

Celebrate a great day at the Downey, Porto’s Bakery and Cafe 8233 Firestone Boulevard, Downey, California 90241, 8233 Firestone Boulevard, Los Angeles, California on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Phone: 248-362-3700

California Milk Processor Board celebrates Three Kings Day with oversized Rosca de Reyes. As a way to pay tribute to the most loved and cherished holiday traditions in the Latino community, the San Clemente, Calif.-based California Milk Processor Board creators of the iconic “got milk?” and Toma Leche campaigns, will reveal the city’s significant Rosca de Reyes, traditionally celebrated on Three Kings Day. The rosca which is sweet bread in the shape of ring decorated with dried and candied fruits will be created especially for the occasion by Porto’s Bakery and Café. The candy measures about 24 feet by 2.5 feet, which is a huge place to hold all the record books as Los Angeles’ largest-ever Rosca de Reyes. Come along with your family and enjoy a free sample of rosca paired with special milk-based beverages. Kids of all ages can enjoy this celebration for free.

Alamar (Mexico, 2009)

Come watch an adventurous movie at the Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 11:00 am.

The soothing clear turquoise waters and unruffled rugged beaches of Banco Chinchorro, the lengthy colorful coral reef in Mexico, are the wondrous sight for a five-year-old boy’s epic adventure.  Natan is all set to leave to Italy to reside with his mother, his fisherman father; Jorge is the one who transports him to his native home on the reef where they mingle with each other and the nature in this wondrous, enthralling semi-documentary. This show is appropriate for kids of the age 4 and above. The admission to this event is free for all.

2018 Oshogatsu Family Festival

A free festival time with your pets will be held at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, California on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Phone: (213) 625-0414

This New Year could be fun if you kick start it your furry friend, Yes! You heard it right, you can bring your dogs. Ring in the New Year and celebrate the Year of the Dog with fun arts and crafts, food, cultural activities, and exciting performances! The festival will be featuring Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual), Shishimai (Japanese-style lion dance), – Koto performance by Yuki Yasuda (Yuki Yasuda Koto School). Drawing demonstration and book signing by Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo Dojo). Dog candy sculptures by Shan the Candyman, photo booth, Osechi-ryori (Japanese New Year traditional foods) tasting, Lucky zaru soba (cold buckwheat noodles) with Kidding Around the Kitchen, Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Dog-inspired crafts, origami, and coloring activities, lucky grab bags, and more. Free an open to all.

Crafts at the Rancho

Try your hand in some craft work at Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Road, Long Beach, California, 90807 on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Phone: (562) 206-2040

Rancho Los Cerritos will present a Creation Station for your kids on the first Saturday of this month. Do not miss this opportunity as your kids can learn various new craft techniques. This time the craft work will be inspired with a holiday-themed crafts, this theme is sure to put a smile on your kid’s faces as every kid loves holidays. Kids of the age 6-11 can come and explore their talents here. This event is free and open to all.

Free Family Festival

Join the family festival at the Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main St, Santa Ana, California 92706 on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.


Unlimited enjoyment for free!! On this Sunday they present the Festival of India. Come with your family to enjoy the special Indian classical dance performed by world famous dancers, watch Bollywood performances and experience the heritage of India. The ideal age to attend the event is Preschool and up. Regular museum admission applies on Free Family Festival day. The Bowers and Kidseum offer free admission on Sundays to Santa Ana residents only.

Target Free Days

Enjoy free fun filled Sunday at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 301 South Euclid Street, La Habra, California 90631 on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:15 pm

Phone: 562-905-9793

A free treat to the families belonging to the local community, so never miss this opportunity, target free days offer free themed family days. They organize workshops, performances and free offer free museum admission on one Sunday each month. A limited number of hand stamps will be distributed for the museum entrance. This week they theme is an S.T.E.M. Sunday where kids can know all about science, art and engineering. A variety of tinker stations will motivate the youth to follow their dreams. This event is best suited for preschool kids through young tweens. The admission is free for all.

Families: Andell Family Sundays-Hoy en Día!

Little budding artists must visit the LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036 on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.


Andell Family Sundays is proud to welcome all for their artist-led workshops and inspiring gallery tours. Their main activities are based on special exhibitions and LACMA’s permanent collection. So come with your kids to make ever-lasting memories and have fun as a family! The presence of sixteen contemporary Latino artists from Latin America and the U.S. will highlight the event with surprising, playful, and unexpected art. Delve into the special exhibition A Universal History of Infamy, then do take part in artist-led workshops and try your hand in bookmaking, mixed media, and performances. This event is appropriate for kids of the age 5 and up, the admission to this event is free.

Volunteer at Pageant of the Masters

This event will be held at the Festival of Arts, Pageant of the Masters, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California  92651 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, January 5, 2018 and Saturday, January 6, 2018 and from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Phone: (949) 494-3663

Have you thought about being a part of a legendary piece of art? Experience the real meaning of art by volunteering for the renowned Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach where art is given life. This Pageant welcomes men, women and children to volunteer and be a part of the summer 2018 show, Under the Sun. Kids of any age are welcome to be cast members in the world’s most famous presentation of tableaux vivants. Pageant volunteers are also necessary to handle the wardrobe, make up, and headdress departments, plus they require addition volunteers for the cast area coordinators and refreshment servers, among other positions.  The advantage of students being a volunteer at the Pageant is that they can earn credit towards community service requirements. This event is recommended for kids of the age 5 and up to volunteer. No entrance fee, free entry for all.

Home Depot Kids Workshops

This event will take place at the Home Depot – ALL LOCATIONS, 5600 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90028 on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Phone: 1.800.HOME DEPOT

Join a Home Depot workshop at your nearest store this week! Do-It-Yourself workshops help anyone kick off their project with confidence. Home Depot offers a free monthly workshop during this summer for kids. The workshop is organized to teach basic DIY skills and tool safety for kids. Kids go home with their craft and a free Kids Workshop apron, commemorative pin, and certificate of achievement. On January 6, they will feature a special workshop on wooden block calendar, especially for your kids. This workshop will be held at all Home Depot locations. You can use the store finder to find the one nearest to you. This event is recommended for kids ages 5-12. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a free certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop to receive the kit, apron, and pin. Free!

PMCA 1234: Free First Friday

This event will take place at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, 490 East Union Street, Pasadena, California 91101 on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 12:00pm–5:00pm.

Phone: (626) 568-3665

A kid-friendly event that provides free admission all day during Free First Friday! Come check all the vibrant art work the museum displays to inspire your kids. It is the best way to spend a great time with your kids. They provide free parking on the ground level of the museum. This event is best suited for your little tweens and up. There is no admission charges the entry is free.

Winter Consignment Sale

Shopping?? Everything you need is here at the Northridge, Valley Kids Consignment , 18425 Nordhoff Street , Los Angeles, California  from Friday, January 5, 2018  to Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Shopping?? Everything you need is here. The stuff is loaded here get all what you what for your kids, from toddlers to teens, there are items for purchase for all ages. From a range of toys, books, strollers, infant car seat sets, walkers, pack n plays, swings, a maternity clothes, bedding, toy sets, hats, ride on toys, play mats, educational toys, shoes, DVD’s, video games, baby gear, stuffed animals, balance bikes, dresses and winter wear, holiday items, clothes of all sizes and so loads more!  The trend is always updated here so you can find something new to shop. Little ones of all ages are welcome to shop for free. It costs $ 15.50 to registration if you wish to sell there.

The UCLA Meteorite Collection

Touch and see some space materials here at the UCLA Meteorite Gallery, 595 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, California 90095 from Friday, January 5, 2018  to Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Phone: 310-825-2015

Does your kid fascinate a lot about the space then do visit The UCLA Collection of Meteorites, it has the largest of collection and contains over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. It is the fifth largest collection of meteorites in the United States and the second largest housed at a university. The collection includes the main masses of about 40 meteorites and more than 300 meteorites collected from hot deserts whereas 60 of these are iron meteorites. Eighty of these meteorite type specimens are from the state of California. These collections were collected by local citizens during the past few decades. Kids can follow Freddie Fireball and learn some fun and interesting facts about meteorites and the solar system. This event is apt for kids of the 5 and up. The admission is always free.

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