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April Top Picks: Los Angeles

Apr 16 · Top Picks

Check out Acorn’s top picks in Los Angeles this month! We’ve got you covered, whatever you fancy. Choose from jiu-jitsu to surfing, acting to sing songs and more…

Peace, Love & Music Spring Series - Happening Now!
What: 0-4yrs. This fun, interactive series will focus on songs of peace & love, favorite traditional kids songs, and our LoveBug & Me originals. Join the Magical Music Educators and the beloved LoveBug puppet in song, dance, instrument playing, imaginative play, parachutes and more!
Where: LoveBug & Me Music, Central LA
Cost (starts from): $100


Surf Lessons
What: 13-18yrs. Learn to Surf LA Progressive Group Classes provide ongoing instruction for both beginners and more advanced students. Provided there are enough registrants, lessons are broken into more and less experienced surfers so that the instruction can be tailored to the student’s skill level.
Where: Learn to Surf Santa Monica, 1750 Appian Way.
Cost (starts from): $80.00


The Hot Spot Play Environment
What: 1-5yrs. The Playroom is a one of a kind indoor play space and party place offering a clean, safe & secure play environment where kids can explore, create, imagine and play alongside their parents in a stress free environment. Parents can relax, knowing their kids are entertained, stimulated and in a great space.
Where: The Playroom, 14392 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, California
Cost (starts from): $10.00


Mommy and Me Dance
What: 2-6yrs. Have fun with the special weekly toddler, kid, and tweens music, dance, and craft events. Entertainment includes sing-alongs, dance parties, open mic karaoke, games and crafts every day. Bring your little one to dance and play in this unique class designed for mom and child to have fun with a little exercise.
Where: Chirp Karaoke Cafe, 2302 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Cost (starts from): $180.00


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
What: 16-18yrs. This fundamentals class is dedicated to helping new students develop a solid foundation through the basic jiu-jitsu theories, techniques, and principles. Each class starts with light warm-up calisthenic and mobility type exercises before moving on to fundamental instructional techniques, cooperative partner work and drilling, followed with light sparring.
Where: Total Jiu-Jitsu, 4440 York Blvd, Los Angeles
Cost (starts from): Free


Indoor Bubble Show
What: All ages. We provide indoor entertainment that will be remembered for years to come. The bubblist will perform a show on the magic, art and science of bubbles with bubbles you've never dreamed of at Best Bubble Parties.
Where: Best Bubble Parties, Van Nuys, Van Nuys
Cost (starts from): Free


Harbor Today
What: All ages. Harbor Today provide interactive games and activities in the children’s exhibit. Grab a pair of binoculars and take a close-up look at the nation’s busiest container port. Learn how cranes work, imagine yourself in a variety of harbor professions, build your own wharves, test your knowledge of ships and cargo, or just settle down and enjoy a nautical story.
Where: Los Angeles Maritime Museum, 84, Foot of 6th St., San Pedro, CA
Cost (starts from): $3.00


Child Classes
What: 5-10yrs. Child classes develop and foster confidence, focus, self-awareness, creativity, sensory awareness, choice making, memory and sequencing skills, preparation, investigative skills, reading and comprehension skills, building the necessary tools for a competent actor who is capable of taking direction and has the stamina required while filming or taping.
Where: The Actors Circle, 4475 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City
Cost (starts from): $40.00


Infant Groups
What: 0-5yrs. Infant groups are for parents with babies who are between 2 to 12 months old. The groups meet for one hour a week in 10 week sessions. The age of the babies is generally within 10 weeks of each other so that the material covered focuses on the particular stage that the babies are going through.
Where: Babytalk LA, 8580 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, USA, Beverly Hills
Cost (starts from): $450.00 (10 weeks)


What: 6-18yrs. 'Climb Time' provides an experienced belayer to belay and supervise you. You get a one-hour session to explore our top rope areas. If you are thinking about trying climbing, stop into Rockreation and let one of our experienced staff belay you.
Where: Rockreation Los Angleles Sport Climbing Centre, West Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Cost (starts from): $25.00


There are 9 different categories for all ages for a fun filled month! Download the Acorn app through this link. Available for both iOS and Android.

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