December 6, 2013
- Holiday Events at your finger tips
- Disney on Ice Rockin' Ever After
- The Gift of Healthy Habits
- Lakeshore Celebrates Four 2014 Teachers' Choice Awards
- Dickens Day Holiday Celebration
- Winter Holiday Festival at Pershing Square DTLA
- Play With Your Food!
- Sunrise with Santa Simon Kidgits Club
- Enjoy Breakfast with Santa at one of these locations
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- Cupcake Ornament
- DIY Christmas Presents ~ Macaroni Made
- Local Kid Clubs
- Local Farmers Market from Torrance to Long Beach
- Local Gardens, Arboretum, Botanical Gardens
*Torrance Macaroni Kid, Rancho PV, SP, DTLB, Carson
This week's newsletter is filled with fun local events in *Torrance, Rancho Palos Verdes, San Pedro, Downtown Long Beach and Carson.
Do you have a holiday event you would like to share, send it over.
Today is the first day of the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show, in Pomona. Start your holiday shopping early. We still have a couple of tickets to giveaway, please send me an email if are interested in tickets, first come first serve and tickets must be picked up in San Pedro.
Plus check out these exclusive offers from our friends;
Disney on Ice Rockin' Ever After coming next week, use our Special Discount code. See Article for details.
Super Soccer Stars start 2014 with Super Soccer Stars in January 2014, enrolling now.
Have a fabulous week!!
Coming to the Los Angeles area next week December 11, 2013
DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS ROCKIN’ EVER AFTER
Coming Next week!
**Featuring the Ice Skating Debut of Merida from Disney• Pixar’s BRAVE**
Get ready to rock out with some of the most magical idols of all in Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After, an all-new live productioncoming to the Southland! A cast of world-class skaters brings your favorite moments from Disney•Pixar’s BRAVE, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast to life in a musical showcase that features the hottest tunes and talent from across the ...
Establish healthy habits for your children
The Gift of Healthy Habits – by Super Soccer Stars
With the Holidays and New Year’s right around the corner, lots of us are starting to think about what our resolutions for 2014 will be. Eat healthier, start a new workout regimen, save money, learn something new… the list goes on and typically looks about the same every year. The overall sentiment is usually the same – become a better, healthier person. But what can you do to make your children better, healthier people? One of the greatest gifts you can ...
A prestigious honor for the education market
Lakeshore® Celebrates Four 2014 Teachers’ Choice℠ Awards
Premier Developer of Children’s Educational Products Is Honored with Back-to-Back Wins for Top-Rated Products for the Classroom and the Home
Lakeshore Learning Materials today announced that four of its products have been selected to receive Learning® Magazine’s Teachers’ Choice Award—one of the most prestigious honors in the education market.
International Printing Museum transforms into Fezziwig's warehouse
Dickens Day Holiday Celebration
At the International Printing Museum
December 14-15, 2013
It's become quite a tradition for many folks in the LA area to help officially start their Christmas season festivities. The museum is transformed into Fezziwig's warehouse replete with victorian decorations and Lamp posts. Several Dickens characters are around to meet up with our guests like Fagin teaching them how to pick pockets" whiles he picks yer' pockets" with the Artful Dodger in tow. Micawber (between jobs) demonstrating a health cure via an electro-static machine while ...
Complete with snow - December 14, 2013
Snow in the forecast for December 14th in downtown Los Angeles…
FREE WINTER HOLIDAY FESTIVAL AT PERSHING SQUARE
FEATURES TONS OF SNOW, SANTA, AND SKATING
Ho, Ho, Ho, hurry to be the first to share your holiday wish list with Santa when Pershing Square is transformed into a winter wonderland Saturday, December 14th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm with free holiday activities -- tons of snow, a train ride, make & take children’s crafts, bouncers, community youth performances, live concerts, comedians, memento photos, and more.
The winter frolic ...
These easy holiday crafts let you Eat The Fun
These edible No-Bake Holiday Cookie ...
Del Amo Fashion Center Holiday Activities
CHILDREN CAN EXPERIENCE HOLIDAY EXCITEMENT WITH DEL AMO FASHION CENTER’SSPECIAL
SIMON KIDGITS CLUB EVENT
Simon Malls host seasonal festivities, help families have fun while holiday shopping
It’s time to deck the mall withbright seasonal lights and families’ excitement for the holidays. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), a leading global retail real estate company, encourages kids and parents to experience the joy of the holiday season during Del Amo Fashion Center’s Simon Kidgits Club's® Sunrise with Santa event on Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 8:30 ...
Carson, Torrance, Rolling Hills Estates
Sunrise with Santa at the Del Amo Fashion Center
Enjoy treats, arts n' crafts and activities with Santa
Del Amo Fashion Center - JoAnn's Court
3525 Carson Street, Torrance
December 7, 2013
8:30AM to 9:45AM
Cost: Free to members, Membership is $5 for children only
Pancakes with Santa for a cause. Join Autism Advocates in Action Support group for a fun morning with Santa, door prizes and a photographer to take your picture with Santa
1340 E. Dimondale Drive, Carson, 90746
Time: 9-11:30AM ...
Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 - Christmas shopping at the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show this weekend
Where: Fairplex in Pomona, Building #4, 1101 West McKinley, Pomona, CA 91768When: 10:00 AM (Times vary please view schedule)Who: The whole familyHow: Just show upCost: Adults $9, Seniors (62+) 7, Youth (13-17) $4, Kids 12 and under Free
Additional fee for parkingFor more info: www.harvestfestival.com
Saturday, December 7 through Sunday, December 8 - Holiday Treats for the Animals at Aquarium of the Pacific
Where: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach 90802When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: The whole familyHow: Just show up and purchase a ticketCost: Adults $25.95/ Children 3-11 $14.95/ Seniors (62+) $ 22.95For more info: www.aquariumofpacific.org
Wednesday, December 4 through Friday, December 13 - Southbay Pavilion Christmas Tree Decorating Contest
Where: 20700 Avalon Blvd, Carson, 90746When: 10:00 AM (Voting Ends Dec 13,2013)Who: The whole familyHow: Just show up, and vote on www.facebook.com/southbaypavilionCost: FreeFor more info: www.southbaypavilion.com Tel: 310-366-3329
Wednesday, December 4 through Sunday, January 5 - Special screening of "Frozen" at El Capitan Theater through January 5, 2014
Where: El Capitan Theatre 6838 Hollywood Blvd, HollywoodWhen: 10:00 AM (Daily show times vary)Who: All are welcomeHow: Tickets available at El Capitan Theater or online at www.elcapitantickets.com or call 1-800-DISNEY6Cost: General Admission $16 Adults, $13 children (3-11) and seniors (60+)
VIP tickets $26 all ages
Group rates $12 per tickets for parties of 20 or more available by calling 818-845-3110For more info: For more information and updates about El Capitan Theatre
Facebook at facebook.com/elcapitantheatre
Where: Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preseve 3201 Plaza Del Amo, TorranceWhen: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Every Thursday of the Month)Who: Adults 21+How: Just show upCost: Free, donations acceptedFor more info: Nature Center 310-782-3989
Where: 1225 El Prado Ave, Torrnace cross street Sartori, Free parking at the Depot Restaurant, 1250 Cabrillo, parking Structure on Sartori and the banks after 6PMWhen: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Occurs every Thursday)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: www.torrance.ca.gov
Where: Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve 3201 Plaza Del Amo, TorranceWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Occurs weekly on Friday)Who: pre-school to age 6, accompanied by parent or guardianHow: Register on Tuesday for that week's Friday programCost: Free, donations acceptedFor more info: Nature Center 310-782-3989
Where: Southbay Pavilion at the Sun Court area, 20700 Avalon Blvd, CarsonWhen: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWho: AdultsHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: 310-366-6629
Where: 2695 E. Dominguez St, Carson 90895When: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: Free to make craftFor more info: 310-537-4778 or www.lakeshorelearning.com
Where: Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, TorranceWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Pre-registration is strongly recommendedCost: $5 per person or $10 per familyFor more info: 310-782-3989 or www.torranceca.gov
Where: 20700 Avalon Blvd, Carson 90746When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: 310-366-6629
Where: Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve 3201 Plaza Del Amo, TorranceWhen: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (2nd Wednesday of the month)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: Free, donations are acceptedFor more info: Nature center 310-782-3989
Where: Hesse Park, McTaggart Hall, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho PVWhen: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Second Wed. of the month)Who: Children 2-5 years old but everyone is welcomeHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: 310-541-8114
Where: 301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia 91007When: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: www.arboretum.org
Where: 26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes Peninsula 90274When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: freeFor more info: www.southcoastbotanicgarden.org
Where: Wilson Park, 2100 Washington Ave, Torrance (south east corner)When: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Occurs every 3rd Saturday of the month)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: www.southerncalifornialivesteamers.com
Where: 1317 Sartori Avenue, Torrance 90501When: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Occurs every 4th Sunday of the Month)Who: The whole familyHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: www.torranceantiquefaire.com
or call 310-328-6107
- Styrofoam ball
- tissue paper (ripped into squares)
- foil cupcake wrapper
- modge podge
- pom-pom or other decorations
- paint modge podge all over the Styrofoam ball
- press the tissue paper onto the Styrofoam ball
- paint modge podge all over again
- place into cupcake foil
- sprinkle with glitter
- either hot glue gun or just put on the ribbon and pom-pom (or other decorations)
Simple and quick last minute gifts you can make yourself
Fun, Free activities for kids
Check out these cool local kids clubs
Kidgits Club at Del Amo Fashion Center
Monthly fun events for kids filled with arts n crafts, giveaways, coupons, prizes and much more. Read the Kidgits Newsletter.
3525 Carson Street, Torrance - In front of JoAnn's Court
from 10:00am to 12Noon
Join your local Lakeshore store for free crafts Every Saturday
from 11:00am to 3:00PM
Carson Location - 2695 E. Dominguez Street
Southbay Pavilion Kids Club in Carson
Enjoy weekly Thursday ...
Torrance, Rancho PV, San Pedro, Long Beach, Carson
Torrance Farmers Markets
Downtown Torrance between Sartori & El Prado
Every Thursday from 4-8PM
Charles H. Wilson Park
2200 Crenshaw Blvd/ Sepulveda & Carson
Every Tuesday and Saturday
Carson Farmers Markets
20700 Avalon Blvd
Every Tuesday from 10AM-3PM
San Pedro Farmers Markets
Old Town San Pedro between Mesa & 6th Street
Every Friday from 9AM-2PM
Long Beach Farmers Markets
Downtown Long Beach between offices
1 World Trace Center
Every Tuesday from 11AM-3PM
North Long Beach Market
Between Atlantic Ave & Artesia
Every Wednesday from 3-8PM
Between 46th Street and ...
Daytrips to the gardens
Spend a day at one of these beautiful places
- Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden
301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia 91007
Free admission the 3rd Tuesday of the month
- South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes Peninsula 90274
Free admission 3rd Tuesday of each month
- UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden
100 Stein Plaza Drive, Los Angeles 90095
Always free admission
Join them 1st Saturday of the month
for a Docent led Tour at 1PM
Monday - Friday 8am-5PM
Sat. & Sun 8am-4PM
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