Orange County Great Park: Exploring a Park in Progress

Orange County Great Park bills itself as the “first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.” Currently, the Great Park consists of 88 acres, and amenities include the Great Park Balloon, the Carousel, the Visitors Center, the Historic Hangar 244, Palm Court and the Farm + Food Lab. Once completed, this Irvine-area attraction will span approximately 1,300 acres.
8.26.15

Subscriber Giveaway to the Hollywood Bowl on August 14

Warner Bros. presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony – 25th Anniversary

bugs-950_0For 25 hilarity-filled years, Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes pals have teamed up with live orchestras playing those phenomenal Carl Stalling scores in perfect synchronization to the cartoons …

8.4.15

Hope floats in MacArthur Park

This summer, Los Angeles will once again be the beneficiary of one of the Masseys’ massive projects: Spheres of Hope. Starting in the third week of August and remaining for four weeks, 7,000 vinyl spheres hand-painted with brightly colored floral and aquatic designs will be floating on the lake at MacArthur Park in downtown Los Angeles.
7.20.15

Subscriber Giveaway to SummerSounds at The Hollywood Bowl

We have a Family 4-pack to giveaway to the JUL 27 – 10am art, 11:15 performance. Please write to us at familysavvy@gmail.com if you'd like to Enter to Win!
7.17.15

Malala – Her Work and a Film About her Life So Far

Malala Yousafzai, who turned 18 over the past weekend, possesses an eloquence, courage, and purity of purpose that makes her a true role model for every young person. On July 12, her birthday and now officially Malala Day, she showed up in Syria to build a school for girls. She's an extraordinary heroine in an increasingly complicated and violent world.
7.14.15

The Women’s (World) Cup Runneth Over

25.4 million people watched the finals last Sunday, more than any other soccer game in history - men's or women's. The throngs of young girls who have been caught up in the drama of this World Cup is the most endearing piece of the 2015's story. We always extoll the virtues of sports for both boys and girls, but to witness the comeraderie, dedication, and talent of this team has been profound. When you go looking for role models, look no further than these fine examples.
7.7.15

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out

The new Pixar film Inside Out has the audacious ambition of personifying the emotions that control our lives, and triumphantly makes feelings come to life in a way never before seen on screen. Families will enjoy the dramatic, and often hilarious, antics of a set …

6.29.15

Summer at The Hollywood Bowl

We are working with The Hollywood Bowl to make sure our readers know of all the excellent programming available this summer. The first notable family event takes place on Friday, June 26 at 6:30 PM and celebrates the 50th anniversary of …

6.18.15

Animalia at The Getty

If your kids have an Instagram account, chances are their feeds are sprinkled with cute photographs of a Dachshund and a Weimaraner who pal around and go by the screen name of @harlowandsage, the photogenic @biddythehedgehog, or up-and-comer @paws_the_cat (full …

6.6.15