A PICK OF                 THE MONTH

Making Your Own Ice Cream

The one staple of our pandemic diet has been ice cream. As the evening news gets more horrifying, a few scoops of creamy comfort helps numb my rising anxiety.  After the waves of obsessive Cpvid-baking (banana bread, sourdough starter, pizza, …

7.11.20
A PICK OF                 THE MONTH

Wide Open School

New curated site for content
6.15.20

Fantastic Fungi

Entertaining nature doc
4.30.20

Covid Coping: Top Picks for Online Museum Resources for Families

It’s hard to sort through all the many resources on line, so why not start with a few of our best museums in the US. Here, curated for kids, are some choices for activities which are active and creative.

American

4.25.20

Tips for Museum Going with Kids (LACMA)

When visiting a museum with your kids, having a navigation plan is key.  Often we get so focused on logistics (traffic, parking), that we arrive on campus without a clue where to begin.

So it’s useful to have a simple …

8.11.19

For the Weekend: Openings and Closings

New shows and ones you won't want to miss: plenty to do this weekend - February 9 to 11, 2018!
2.8.18

RARE EVENT: Super Blue Blood Moon + How to Catch It

Set the coffee pot to brew early, and plan to spend a little extra time with what NASA is calling a "Super Blue Blood Moon" - on Wednesday, January 31.
1.28.18

End January on an Art Binge!

There’s so much to see this weekend from an arts perspective. Here are several ideas for your weekend, including three shows that elementary and tween age kids will like on Museum Free For All on Sunday.

3 days and 3

1.26.18

Watching Gender from Common Sense

A new report released by Common Sense this week helps parents think about the stereotypes that their kids are exposed when watching television and films.

Many of the ideas are familiar – as adults, we understand the age-old limitations of …

6.22.17