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!

    Hosted by the LA Times, The Taste is the food festival to end all food festivals.… more »

  • ELEMENTARY:

    This Sunday, August 31 at 3:00 PM at the Zimmer Children’s Museum, step into a world… more »

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL:

    Mark your calendars for next Sunday, September 7. The artists of Made in L.A. join Hammer… more »

  • HIGH SCHOOL:

    A Tarantino classic, Django Unchained tells the poignant story of a slave and his quest to… more »

  • PARENTS:

    Shake up your weekend with Jazz on the Lawn, an outdoor jazz concert presented by Santa… more »

  • EVERYONE:

    LA Louver’s exhibition David Hockney: Arrival of Spring closes this Friday, August 29. Go here for… 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.