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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at the Aquarium Baja Splash Cultural Festival 9/29-9/30

September 25, 2012

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this weekend, September 29-30, 2012 at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Experience cultural folk dances from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, and beyond; enjoy mariachi performances, interactive music from Central and South America with Martin Espino and Christopher Garcia. There will be kids’ crafts, ethnic cuisine, Latin cooking […]

18th Annual E Hula Mau Polynesian Festival at Long Beach Performing Arts Center

August 16, 2012

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I’ve never been to Hawaii myself though I have often been mistaken for Hawaiian. There is so much about the islands and the culture that entice people. It is laid back, creative, almost magical. On Labor Day, weekend Southern Californians can get the chance to immerse themselves in all things Hawaiian at the 18th Annual […]

Celebrating Giant Pandas at the San Diego Zoo

August 2, 2012

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Who can resist a Panda Cub? Here’s the latest press release* from one of our favorite places to visit as a family, the San Diego Zoo. The giant panda team at the San Diego Zoo got their first close look at the new cub last night. At approximately 9 p.m. on July 30, video taken […]

Happy National Lollypop Day from See’s Candies

July 20, 2012

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*Note: This is a press release. But come on, free candy today July 20th! SAN FRANCISCO  – July 20 is National Lollypop Day and See’s Candies is celebrating by sampling* their famous Gourmet Lollypops at over 200 retail shop locations across the U.S.  See’s Candies has produced lollypops for the past 80 years, and the […]

Watch Brave at El Capitan Theater in Hollywood

July 14, 2012

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I finally saw BRAVE last week but before I get to the brief movie review, let me just say how awesome it was to watch the movie at the historic El Capitan Theater in Hollywood. My family and I love watching movies there when we can even if it means driving from Orange County to […]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey present “Dragons”

July 3, 2012

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The circus is in town! The circus is in town!  And by circus, I mean the all new Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus production called “Dragons,” in honor of The Year of the Dragon. For the past three years, watching the circus with my kids has been a summer tradition. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee […]

A FAMILY RESOURCE: BRIDGE THE GAP THIS SUMMER

June 20, 2012

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Linda Hunter, Senior Director of Education at Pretend City, Shares with Suburban Mamas  How Bridge Learning Will Keep Your Child’s Skills Sharp When School is Out of Session School is out, or will be very soon, and there’s a smile on every child’s face as they likely anticipate a summer of fun and freedom.  However, […]