Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Annual Open House

Why You Should Go, and other Star Gazing Tips

During October 7-8, 2014 there will be a full eclipse of a Blood Moon which, given that it is only visible before sunrise for an hour, will most likely be something …

10.8.14

TFS Discount to Lit Lovers Escape in Beverly Hills

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Longtime Family Savvy friend Julie Robinson (pictured here with writer Tobias Wolff) is an accomplished book club leader who has created a local festival at which readers can meet their favorite authors. Dubbed the Beverly Hills Literary Escape, this …

10.1.14

Hello October: 2 Fall Trends Of Note

We’re seeing some interesting themes in terms of options for exploring the city this fall. They’re chance occurrences, but it’s fun for us to connect the dots so you can do the same for your crew. With plenty of inspiration …

10.1.14

Ticket Giveaway to Swan Lake at the Music Center

 The Family Savvy has four tickets to Swan Lake to giveaway to subscribers to the Saturday October 11th 1:30 PM matinee. Write to us at familysavvy@gmail.com to Enter to Win. We will award seats by Wednesday, October 8, 2014. 

9.23.14

The Music Center turns 50! – Come celebrate on October 11!

Good News about Ticketing for World City concerts, too

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On Saturday, October 11, the Music Center celebrates a 50th birthday by throwing an Open House for all to come revel in the dance, arts and music programming that makes our …

9.16.14

Family Dynamic at LACMA

Have you ever started an art project at home, but quickly found you had no idea where to take it? Sometimes, just getting the materials assembled, the table protected, and the troops rallied is enough to burn through your enthusiasm. …

9.10.14

The Samurai are Coming!

This fall’s must-see museum adventure for families will be LACMA’s Samurai: Japanese Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, which opens on October 19 and runs through February 1, 2015.

Advance ticketing will be required and is available on

9.10.14

Book Report: The State of our Educational System

As the school year approaches, it’s good to take a moment and think about the point at which our individual and collective educational efforts are aimed. The race to get into the ‘right’ schools is all encompassing at each step …

8.28.14

Beach City Heaven: Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo Beaches

The three Beach Cities in the South Bay are bustling, unpretentious havens of ocean adoration. Locals seem to have drifted into town for love of the sea and have stayed on for decades, abiding by it’s rhythms and managing their …

7.23.14