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Things to do in LA: Kidspace in June

Free Family Night, Tuesday, June 4, 4:00-8:00pm:

Explore and experience the natural world through art. Contribute to the forest of Tree Faces, paint en plein air, and create a wind chime out of natural materials. At 6:00pm in the Stone Hollow Amphitheater percussionist, Diana Wallace, will demonstrate the music and rhythm in instruments made from natural materials.

 

 

Early Learner Program:

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

Behind the Scenes: Pasadena Police Department Air Operations

Kidspace had the great opportunity to go behind the scenes with the Pasadena Police Department Air Operations, and ask Chief Pilot Patrick Polimeni questions about how police helicoptors help the department, and serve the community.

 

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

A Look Back: Memories of Kidspace

In honor of Kidspace celebrating 40 years, we are taking a look back with former employees, longtime guest, and Kidspace Members as they share some of their favorite memories.

 

Brianna Cutts

 

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

Get Ready for a Butterfly! Behind the Scenes: Caterpillar Adoption

There's been so much excitement this Butterfly Season thanks to the Painted Lady Migration through Southern California! Many of us are now eagerly waiting for our own butterflies to emerge in order to release them into our gardens and backyards. However, tranferring the chrysalis into a larger space for the butterfly to stretch its wings can be nerve-racking because we need to be as gentle as possible with these little insects. Are you feeling nervous about transferring the chrysalis, or did the chrysalis fall?

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

How to Make Egg Hunting Fun and Sustainable

Hunting for eggs is a favorite activity for little ones, (and not so little ones)! Not only is there a sense of accomplishment when filing a basket of shiny eggs, but there’s also the reward of opening them to find treats and treasures.

 

But what happens to all of those plastic eggs after the hunt? If you have the space, saving them for next year is a wonderful idea. However, if you want to be creative, here are some fun ways to reinvent your eggs.

 

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

What Brings You Joy?

At the end of each day the floor team, dressed in their signature green tees and khaki pants, says goodbye to our guests as they leave through the magical Kaleidoscope tunnel. But what happens after the doors to our front gate close at 5 pm?

 

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

Kidspace Children’s Museum Celebrates 40 Years

Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena celebrates 40 years in 2019. To honor its 40-year history of encouraging children’s growth and development with innovative exhibits, play-based programs, and interactive events, the children’s museum has embarked upon a campaign to raise $40,000 in 40 days and also invites the community to join the 40th Celebration at the two-day Birthday Bash event on July 13 and 14, 2019.

 

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

The Results Are In!

The results of the Kidspace 2019 Animal Ambassador election on are in!

 

With a decisive victory of 41% of the vote the winner is…

 

Sherman!

 

President Sherman and Vice President Tortellini thank everyone for coming out over President’s Day Weekend and voting.

 

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

Bean Sprouts - Now Open at Kidspace

Bean Sprouts café, a hip and healthy concept where families participate in a playful eating experience, opens Sunday, February 3 inside Kidspace Children’s Museum.

 

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

SoCal Museums Announces the 14th Annual MUSEUMS FREE-FOR-ALL

SoCal Museums announces the 14th Annual Museums Free-for-All on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3, 2019. Over forty museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend free of charge.

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Kathleen Hickey, Operations & Events Manager, has been with Kidspace Children’s Museum since 2014. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from California State University Long Beach. Her favorite exhibit at Kidspace is the Interpretive Arroyo.

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