Los Angeles – South Bay

Welcome to Los Angeles – South Bay!

I am Cathy Alessandra, Founding Publisher of What’s Up For Kids
(888) 544-1042, ext 701

The South Bay area of Los Angeles includes the cities of Manhattan, Redondo and Hermosa Beach, Torrance, Palos Verdes, San Pedro and the other surrounding areas.  The south bay is the original home of What’s Up For Kids, and I am the Founding Publisher.  (To read more about me and how What’s Up For Kids began, go to www.CathyAlessandra.com!)

Click here to access the local calendar for South Bay events and below is the local South Bay Blog – highlighting special events, activities and overall family fun stuff for local parents!

If you have an event or activity you’d like us to spotlight on our calendar, submit the event information here!
Or to submit an article on a family friendly topic, click here!

Have fun!!

What’s Up in the South Bay – Blog

Are Loom Bracelets Taking Over Your Household?

2014-04-09 07:00:05 cindyd
Organization, The Original Boom Loom, Rubber Band braceletsDo you have a loom bracelet fanatic in your household? As fun as these bracelets can be to create and trade, the mess they make can leave you with a huge headache. For the parents that are tired of finding tiny rubber bands in every crevice of the house, and for the kids that need an easy way to transport their loom creations to the next sleepover or play date, there is now a perfect solution… and it was created by a five year-old.
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Enjoy an Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza!

2014-04-08 20:00:13 cindyd

Egg Hunt, Family FunHop on over to Ladera Linda Community Center for a morning of fun and festivities with the BIG BUNNY!

This annual event is scheduled for Saturday, April 19th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, and children ages one to eight years old are invited to participate, accompanied by a parent. Light refreshments will be provided. Bring a basket for your child, and a camera to catch those priceless photos.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. The fee is $15 per child. Registration forms may be downloaded from the City web site at www.palosverdes.com/rpv, or pick one up at City Hall or your local parks.

Ladera Linda Community Center is located at 32201 Forrestal Drive, off Palos Verdes Drive South near Trump National Golf Club. Please call the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Recreation and Parks Department at 310-544-5260 for more information.

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Go from Drab to FAB!

2014-04-03 07:00:52 cindyd
Sewing for Kids, Fashion, Camps, At FAB, Creative Design Studio in Hermosa Beach your fashionista can Create, Design, Inspire others and Be Inspired. Fashionistas can embellish clothing/accessories, create one-of-a-kind designs every time, sketch fashion illustrations, design on body forms, participate in DRAB to FAB workshops, and learn to sew. FAB offers a variety of stylish tops and accessories to choose from, as well as a large selection of appliques, fabric, gems, ribbon, lace, rhinestones, fabric pens and FAB design labels. Bring your own clothes from home, and use studio time and appliques to turn drab clothes into a FAB outfit! That’s not all, Fashionistas will have fun showing off their one-of-a-kind designs on the fashion runway.
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