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At the Zimmer, we offer a FREE program every morning and afternoon! Click a date on the calendar in the sidebar or HERE to find out which fun activities are happening each day!

 

MAY
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WEEKLY PROGRAMS

SHADOW PLAY
Mondays @ 3pm, in the Art Room
Lets see what fun shadows your little one can come up with as they play around with different shapes under the light!

SING-A-LONG
Tuesdays and Fridays @ 11am, in the Mann Theater
This free treat is sure to get your little ones laughing and singing along with all your favorite classic children’s songs! Plus, every third Friday special guest singer, David Tobocman, joins us with his own top hits!

OPEN ART STUDIO
Tuesdays @ 3pm, in the Art Room
Each week, our studio welcomes young artists to participate in a new project. Drop in anytime the studio is open to create entirely original masterpieces!

CULTURE CLUB
Wednesdays @ 11am, in the Art Room
Explore stories, songs, and cuisines from around the world!

BUBBLES
Wednesdays @ 3pm, in the Community Park
Lets get poppin'!

STORY TIME
Thursdays @ 11am, in Bubbie’s Bookstore

This interactive story time is sure to keep the little ones entertained!

WIND WHIRL
Thursdays@ 3pm
in the Community Park
Creations take flight in our wind tunnel at the Discovery Airport!

 

HIGHLIGHTS

PLAYINMAY

*Does not include children under 1 or grandparents on Thursdays.

The PLAY IN MAY group rate* begins May 1st and ends June 1st. The entire fee for your group must be made in one payment to qualify. To ensure that we are able to accomodate your group, please contact Dominic Fury at 323-761-8910 or email dominic@zimmermuseum.org.

*General group rate is $5.50.

 

FAMILY PROGRAMS
All Sunday drop-in programs run from 3:00pm-4:00pm and are FREE with paid admission.

MAY

Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, May 29 – Pre-Summer Maintenance: Museum Closed

Sunday, May 31Arts & Crafts: Silly Masks (2pm – 4pm

Are you a lion? A bear? A dinosaur? Or maybe a 3-eyed wabalazoo! What’s that? You tell us! Join us in our art studio to create a mask that’s uniquely you!

JUNE

Wed, June 3 – Story & Art with PJ Library (3pm – 3:45pm) 

Join us for a special PJ Library story time, followed by an art activity in our Art Studio! Today's reading is about kindness to animals: The Littlest Pair by Sylvia Rouss - There isn’t one animal happy to see a pair of termites come aboard their temporary floating home. When things aboard the ark get slippery and uncomfortable and the little termites have a solution to their problem, all those creatures quickly change their tune.

FREE TO RSVP, but general admission rates apply upon arrival and check-in.

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Sun, June 7 – Free to Be Me Drum Circle (3pm

Bummm ba dum dum ba dum dum. Grab a drum and feel the beat move you!  Join us as we kick off another summer with Sabina Sandoval of Free to Be Me Drum Circle, and experience the thrill, the fun, and the healing of the drum! http://www.freetobemedrumcircle.com

Sun, June 14 – Concert: Andrew & Polly (3pm)

Recipients of the 2012 ASCAP Foundation Joe Raposo Children's Music Award, this delightful duo will perform imaginative and thoughtful songs that encourage musical playfulness for people with any number of teeth!  Join us as we welcome back Andrew & Polly for a show you definitely do not want to miss! http://andrewandpolly.com/

Wed, June 17– Story & Art with PJ Library (3pm – 3:45pm) 

Join us for a special PJ Library story time, followed by an art activity in our Art Studio! Today's reading is about peace in the home: Just Enough Not Too Much by Kaethe Zemach - Simon is a fiddler who loves a lot of things -- and consequently fills his house with a lot of stuff! Eventually there’s so much stuff there’s barely room to move around. What should he do?

FREE TO RSVP, but general admission rates apply upon arrival and check-in.

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Sun, June 21 – Father’s Day: Dress up Daddy! (2pm – 4pm)

Daddies are the best, and we want them to know it!  To celebrate Dads, we’re offering every Dad a funky new makeover!  Kids, decorate all kinds of crazy accessories from bow ties to hip hats just for Daddy!

Sun, June 28 – Celebrate Superman's Birthday! (2pm – 4pm)

Boom!  Wham!  Kapow!  Today we kick off our week long celebration of Superman’s Birthday (June 30)!  Decorate your own hero mask, create your own comic strip, test your superhero strength, and meet the man of steel himself – Superman will be making an appearance before he takes off to save the world! 

$1 off admission if dressed in superhero costume from Sun, June 28 – Thur, July 2!

JULY

Sunday, July 5 – Open Art – Frida Khalo (2pm – 4pm)

¡Feliz Cumpleaños Frida!  Join us as we celebrate the life and art of Frida Khalo whose birthday is on July 6!  Pop into our art studio to paint your own self-portraits!

Sunday, July 12 –Second Sunday Concert: Miss Melodee (3pm)

Join us for a magical & musical experience with Miss Melodee!  As a singer, songwriter, dancer and teacher, Miss Melodee brings over 15 years of professional experience working with young children and families.  Her inspiring original music will invite little ones to learn through dance and play! http://www.missmelodee.com

Sunday, July 19 – Ice, ice CREAM! (2pm – 4pm)

Today is National Ice Cream Day!  Celebrate with us as we experiment with ice cold water color painting and more ice cream themed art and craft activities!

Sunday, July 26 –  Free to Be Me Drum Circle (3pm

Bummm ba dum dum ba dum dum. Grab a drum and feel the beat move you!  Join us as we kick off another summer with Sabina Sandoval of Free to Be Me Drum Circle, and experience the thrill, the fun, and the healing of the drum! http://www.freetobemedrumcircle.com

 

Check our monthly calendar for more super awesome activities all week!




 




Zimmer Children's Museum
6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Front Desk: (323) 761-8984
Fax: (323) 761-8990
Email: info@zimmermuseum.org

HOURS
Monday-Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 12:30pm-5pm
VIB Hour (under 2 only):
Wed., 9am-10am
Members Only : Fri., 9am-10am
Saturday: CLOSED
 

 

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