Event Listing

Today's Programs

 

July

  • National Dance Day
    Saturday, July 26 - Dance the day away at Kidspace’s celebration of National Dance Day! Enjoy live performances by the LA Dancers & Choreographers, celebrate free-style in the courtyard  during the Kidspace Dance Party, participate in a group friendship dance, and learn some new moves from professional performers! Explore the ballerina art of Edgar Degas and try your hand at dance-inspired art, help create a group mural to music in the style of Jackson Pollock, and make a percussion instrument of your own.  Learn more.
  • Monster Racers Workshop 
    Thursdays, July 24, July 31, & Aug 7 - Let your artistic side run free while flexing your engineering muscles at Kidspace this Summer. In a special partnership with Pasadena Art Center, Kidspace is hosting the Monster Racer Workshop. During this unique workshop participants will build their very own rubber band racing car, each racer being its own unique work of art, designed by Art Center students along a “monster” theme for both speed and beauty. Drivers will participate in two sessions of making, building, and designing while they customize their racers to increase aerodynamics and speed. Drivers will even be able to give their racers a customized paint job. Register.

August


  • Due to events at the Rose Bowl on Saturday & Sunday, August 2 & 3, Kidspace will close early at 3:00 pm. 
  • Free Family Night
    Tuesday, August 5, 4:00 to 8:00 pm - Create clown masks in the commedia dell' arte style and enjoy a performance from a professional clown. Admission is free from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
  • Due to events at the Rose Bowl, Kidspace will be closed on Thursday & Friday, August 7 & 8.
  • Banfield FutureVet Camp
    Saturday, August 9, 11:00 am to 12:00 noon - Dream of being a veterinarian? Learn the best practices for taking care of your pet and what being a vet is really like with one of Banfield Pet Hospital’s highly qualified vets. Online pre-registration is required.
  • Member Night: Swashbucklin' Summer BBQ
    Saturday, August 9, 5:00 to 8:00 pm - Ahoy, Kidspace Members! All hands on deck for a pirate adventure aboard the Wandering Kidspace Buccaneer. Come dressed as a pirate or as a nautical-inspired character. Fish for hidden treasure, make a shoulder parrot, create an origami boat, get a face painting, or play pirate games. Enter a members-only raffle for your chance to win a treasure box. BBQ dinners fresh from the grill will be available for purchase from the Spot Gourmet. Learn more.
  • Parenting Workshop - Language Development
    Tuesday, August 12, 6:00 to 8:00 pm - Learn how to support your child’s language development from licensed speech pathologists Julia Franklin and Roisin Ching.
  • Farmer Days
    Saturday, August 30 to Monday, September 1 - Welcome autumn and celebrate the harvest season! Dance the barnyard boogie, spin wool, make butter, press apples, make biodegradable seed pots, sharpen your botany skills, tend to the Kidspace crops, and hunt for potatoes in our Gardens! Special harvest presentations, music and performances will be held throughout the day.  Don’t forget to say hello to the critters in the petting zoo from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, each day.

September

  • Free Family Night
    Tuesday, September 2, 4:00 to 8:00 pm - Enjoy international early childhood games, art, and a special musical performance from Kidspace’s own, Amber and Daniel! Admission is free from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.
  • Due to events at the Rose Bowl, Kidspace will be closed on Saturday, September 6.
  • Kidspace will be closed Monday, September 8 to Saturday, September 13 for annual maintenance.
  • AxS Festival 2014
    September 19 to October 5 - Kidspace is a proud partner of this citywide festival celebrating the convergence of art and science. Over the course of this 17-day festival, Kidspace highlights the theme of the festival, Curiosity, with an exploration of the art and science of flight. Guests are invited to investigate Newton’s third law with stomp rockets, experiment with paper airplanes, and explore the principles of flight with kite creation and more during each day of the festival.
  • Worldwide Day of Play
    Saturday,September 21, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm - Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play is a day to celebrate the fun of getting outside, running, jumping, and having fun. Kidspace joins the celebration with the kick-off of the Pasadena AxS Festival. Join us as we create and play in a massive cardboard “Space City” in the central courtyard, make and fly your very own gliders, whirligigs, and other flying contraptions and see how far they go. There will also be an amazing rocket demonstration!
  • Kidspace Flea Market
    September 27 to 28, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, each day - Calling all entrepreneurs it’s not business as usual at Kidspace, it’s the Kidspace Flea Market! Come sell, swap, and shop ‘till you drop at the flea market run by kids for kids! Learn the tricks of the trade to running your own business by selling gently used items, homemade goods, something silly or useful you made on your own, or even a talent! You may get a lot more than you bargained for! Registration is $11 and includes Museum admission for two people. Online pre-registration to be a vendor is required and opens Sept 1. Space is limited!

 

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