Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend?
With a couple days left for adventure and some crazy hot weather headed our way, I present the following ideas for Westchester family fun:
Last call! The beach shuttle is running through 9/28, but the water bus is ending its summer tour on 9/1. Get more info here.
Getty Garden Concerts – Alastair Moock plays the last concert of the season. Called “Tom Waits for your tot,” this event sounds like a perfect way to while away a hot afternoon. Sat. & Sun., 4-5:30 pm. 1200 Getty Center Drive.
Pet Sculpture Workshop – REAL Creative Space pet painting/photography expert, David Walega, will take you step-by-step through creating a unique art piece that you will cherish forever. Open to adults and children of all ages. $25 includes supplies. Sat., 2-5 pm. REAL Creative Space, 6207 W. 87th St., Westchester 90045.
The Banning House Turns 150 – How about a hoe-down? Live music, line dancing and a BBQ buffet provided by The Outdoor Grill. What’s not to like? Sat., 5-8 pm. Wilmington. $5-$35. Reservations required.
Robotics By The Sea – Robots take over the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium! Learn about land and underwater ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles). Free on Sat. from 11am to 3 pm. 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro 90731.
Burton Chace Park Summer Concert – Grammy-award winning singer Roberta Flack to perform hits such as “Killing Me Softly With His Song,” “Feel Like Makin’ Love,” and “Tonight I Celebrate My Love.” Sat., 7 pm. Arrive early and bring a picnic.
Festival of Mud – What kid wouldn’t like an excuse to squish some mud between his or her toes? Mud-tastic activities include adobe brick-making, mud relay reaces, clay sculpting, archaeology adventures and more. De-mudding station available for the ride home. Bring old shoes (required), a change of clothing and a towel. $5 for kids, $7 for adults. Sun., 12:30-4:30 pm.
Work Day at Kentwood Players Theatre – Help the Players strike the Sordid Lives set and build the Orphans Row House set. They promise something to do for all skill levels. Sun. at 9 am and a light breakfast and lunch will be served. 8301 Hindry Ave, Westchester 90045.
Concert in the Park | Playa Vista – N’Demand is playing at on Sun. from 5-6:30 pm. Food trucks open at 4 pm and include The Grilled Cheese Truck, The Hurricane Truck and others. No dogs. Concert Park at Playa Vista.
Have a great week, Westchester!