Event Listing

March

  • Member Night Caterpillar Adoption Kick-Off
    Friday, March 20, 5:00 to 8:00 pm - Be one of the first to adopt a caterpillar at this exclusive, members-only event kicking off Kidspace’s 19th Annual Caterpillar Adoption Days! The theme will be a Butterfly Masquerade & Moth Ball where guests can create butterfly wings and antennae, insect masquerade masks, as well as enjoy art activities, and cookie decorating. Enter a members-only raffle for your chance to win a collection of books, toys, and games. Members receive 15% off caterpillar and store purchases.
  • Bug Fair
    Saturday & Sunday, March 21 & 22, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm - Celebrate the wonderful world of bugs! Chat with a bug specialist, adopt your own insect or arachnid, and participate in a variety of bug related activities including a live ladybug release. Don’t forget to register for the Wormy Composting Workshop!
  • Caterpillar Adoption Days
    Saturday, March 21 to Sunday, May 3 - Witness the life cycle of a Painted Lady Butterfly by adopting a caterpillar in the Busy Bee Learning Store. For $4, receive a caterpillar, its food and care guide, as well as the adoption certificate to name your caterpillar. Or get a cup of 5 caterpillars for $18. Draw each stage of metamorphosis on your life cycle observation sheet and then release your adult butterflies into the natural world. Caterpillar Adoption Days run from March 21st through May 3rd while weekly supplies last. Also, join us for Kidspace’s Grand Butterfly Release on May 2 & 3! Be sure to visit kidspacemuseum.org during Adoption Days for caterpillar information and availability.
  • Habitats for Animal Friends
    Friday, March 27, 3:00 to 3:30 pm - Join Louise, Kidspace Nature Specialist, each month in the Nature exchange for this short program where we learn how to care for our pets! This month is all about our small fuzzy friends: Rats, Mice and Hamsters.
  • Nano Days
    Saturday & Sunday, March 28 & 29, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm both days - Nanotechnology is all around us, from the change in our pockets to the hard drive in our computers. Join us for a weekend of hands-on activities and demonstrations all about the wonders of things “nano” or smaller-than-microscopic scale! Explore the different and unexpected properties of materials at nano-scale and take part in variety of nano-experiments in the “Nano-Laboratory”.

April

  • Egg Hunt
    Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5 - Hundreds of candy-filled eggs are hidden throughout the Kidspace Gardens just waiting to be found! Children 4 years and younger hunt at 11:00 am, children between 5 and 10 years old hunt at 12:30 pm, the 2:00 pm Egg Hunt is open to all ages and the Members Only hunt is at 10:00 am. Families can create spring art, learn the bunny hop, pet real bunnies with Bunny World Foundation, and more! Pre-registration is required and available online March 17 thru April 3. Adults do not need to register and are welcome to accompany their children throughout the hunt. Check-in begins 30 minutes before each hunt. Please note: The Kidspace Gardens will be closed from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, each day, due to the hunt. Registration will open on Tuesday, March 17. Click HERE to register.
  • Free Family Night
    Tuesday, April 7, 4:00 to 8:00 pm -  Free Family Night is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Michael J. Connell Foundation, and the City of Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission. Admission is free from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, performances begin at 6:00 pm.
  • Habitats for Animal Friends
    Friday, April 24, 3:00 to 3:30 pm - Join Louise, Kidspace Nature Specialist, each month in the Nature exchange for this short program where we learn how to care for our pets! This month is all about our frog and toad friends.

May

  • Habitats for Animal Friends
    Friday, May 29, 3:00 to 3:30 pm - Join Louise, Kidspace Nature Specialist, each month in the Nature exchange for this short program where we learn how to care for our pets! This month is all about our scorpion and tarantula friends.

 

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