Welcome to The Family Savvy

The Family Savvy is a vital activity guide for smart Angelenos (with or without kids) seeking to take advantage of all our city has to offer.

Six Picks of the Week


  • Try This!

    This Saturday, September 6 is a great opportunity for teens – and the community as a… more »

  • ELEMENTARY:

    Celebrate the closing of The Hammer’s renowned Made in L.A. exhibition with arts and crafts activities,… more »

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL:

    The “Fallen Fruit” exhibition at the Skirball is one we haven’t touched on in awhile, but… more »

  • HIGH SCHOOL:

    Summer is still going strong in Santa Monica! This Thursday, September 4 at 7:00 PM, enjoy… more »

  • PARENTS:

    If you haven’t made it to Will Gear’s Theatricum Botanicum yet this season, now is the… more »

  • EVERYONE:

    Get groovy this Friday, September 6 starting at 6:30 PM with The Music Center’s Dance Downtown… more »

Which Malibu Beach is for You?

Santa Monica and Venice tend to be the go-to beach destination for us West L.A.-ers. But, we took a drive up PHC to explore what Malibu has to offer, and found it was well worth the trip.

Our Top Ten Lists for LA Museums

We know LA's museums. Find a tried-and-true route through the best venues for families.