Saturday, October 26, 2013

Oma's Pumpkin Patch - Lakeside, CA

Oma's Pumpkin Patch operates every year, during the month of October, at The Van Ommering Dairy Farm  Located at: 14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside, CA 92040. Located approximately 35 minutes east of San Diego.
 
Your kids are sure to have tons of halloween fun.  Oma's Pumpkin Patch has hay rides, a playground, on soccer/football play field, peddle-powered co-carts, animal petting, cotton seed sledding hill, a toddler play area with toys, milk carton bowling, food / treats, of course lots of pumpkins and lots more.
 
Tons of Pumpkins at Oma's Pumpkin Patch


Giant Pumpkins at Oma's Pumpkin Patch


Cottonseed sled hill at Oma's Pumpkin Patch


Little cow-boy at Oma's Pumpkin Patch




 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Jungle Gym and Cafe Play gym - San Diego

JUNGLE GYM AND CAFE - San Diego, CA (Santee)

Need a place to relax, have some yummy drinks, chat with your friends or surf the internet, all while your kids play in a fun, safe area?  Jungle Gym Cafe in Santee is just for you.

San Diego’s Premier Indoor Playground as well as
Fitness Studio, Gourmet Cafe and Birthday Party Center

Kids can jump, run, climb and play to their hearts desire, in a clean and safe environment, while parents can relax in our gourmet cafe with a full view of our facility and their kids as they play.
We also offer FREE WiFi, Bouncer Slides, Foam Block Pit Bouncer,
Safari Cycle Rides: Giraffe, Zebra and Tiger - Great Exercise and fun for ALL AGES!!
More items includes: Jungle Playground with Airplane, Hammock & Rope Swing
Campsite for imaginative play. Badminton, Soccer, Basketball, and Air Hockey and more!

Located in East San Diego County:
address: 8711 N Magnolia Ave Santee, CA 92071
phone number (619) 456-2233
For current hours of operation vitit Jungle Gym Cafe












Monday, May 7, 2012

Spanish Village Art Center -San Diego

Spanish Village Art Center



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Spanish Village offers a variety of unique art classes for kids.
Ongoing young artist pottery classes are taught Saturdays (rain or shine) from 10:30 am–12:30 pm for kids ages six and up. Each class is $20 and registration is not required. On Sundays, Spanish Village offers a variety of mixed media classes so the youngens’ can experience different art materials. The Sunday classes are for kids ages 5–17, and take place Sundays from 11:30 am–1:00 pm. The cost is $15 per class. Spanish Village Art Center offers youth summer art camps as well.



Location:
 
1770 Village Place


San Diego, Ca 92101

619-233-9050

Please check website for more details http://www.spanishvillageart.com/
 

Art Soup - San Diego

Art Soup

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This Encinitas art studio is a great place for kiddos to learn art technique and be creative while, at the same time, making a difference to the environment. Art Soup encourages little Picasos to explore their curiosity, imagination and work “outside the box” when creating visual masterpieces. All this is done through the use of 75% recycled materials in order to keep prices affordable for families as well as making an impact on the earth. This great studio offers drop in times, discounts for playgroups and parties

Location:

191 N. El Camino Real


Suite 203

Encinitas, Ca 92024

760-230-2060

Price:
Art Soup offers hands-on art classes for those 2–12 years old. Classes are available on a http://artsoupsd.com/ drop-in basis for $10, weekdays from 9:30 am–5:00 pm. Please check the website for up to date info



 










Saturday, April 28, 2012

Hidden Haven Farms - San Diego

Kids Fun in East County: Jamul's Hidden Haven Farms

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This is a family farm that offers a wide range of services to the general public in an open and friendly atmosphere. We promote not only a healthy connection and respect for not only animals, but for our fellow human being as well.

The ranch is  in Jamul, CA that offers many different services and opportunities in one location to home school programs, charter schools, girls scouts, boy scouts, preschools, public schools and the general public.

We will customize your field trip to fit your groups needs!

Learn how to milk a cow or goat, feedand hold chickens, ducks, emus, pigs, bee keeping, why llamas guard the farm, learn about, compost,, vist a real working farm!.

Location:

Hidden Haven Farms 18540 West Boundary Truck Trail Jamul, California 91935

Price:

Hidden Haven Farms offers two hour fieldtrips to preschools, childcare centers, homeschool groups, scouts and to the general public.

$20 per participant. min 10 max 30 (discounts for parties of 15 or more).

http://www.hiddenhavenfarms.com/
Call  at (619) 659-8075 or (949) 285 5286

































Friday, April 20, 2012

Oasis Camel Dairy Farm - San Diego

Oasis Camel Dairy Farm


 

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Get ready for a humorous, intimate, hour with camels!  See our facilities and pastures where the camels live and then take a seat in a comfortable chair while the tour comes to you!  Several of our wonderful camels will come up close to meet you, there are many opportunities for touching the animals or even rides
 
camel rides offered during public tours are the county fair, around in a big circle, hand led kind of ride.

Our spoiled camels have a 200 lb. weight limit.




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It's a family farm. An unusual family; Gil, Nancy, a small handful of very dedicated animal caretakers and a huge family of camels, birds and other farm animals call the Oasis Camel Dairy home.

Located on thirty-four rolling acres, this unique "farmily" supports the efforts of furthering the education of the public world wide about the amazing nature of camels and their milk.

You could travel the four corners of the Earth and never find a destination quite like the Oasis Camel Dairy. Gil and Nancy Riegler, owners and caretakers of these benevolent animals have, over the past twenty years, devoted themselves to developing and operating America's first camel dairy.


Camel mothers need their calves beside them in order to give milk. the Oasis Camel Dairy is truly unique as mothers, calves and handlers work together to collect the milk.

Location:

We are located between the towns of Ramona and Santa Ysabel on rural Highway 78. Our driveway entrance is about 500 yards west of the intersection of Hwy 78 and Old Julian Hwy. San Diego Couny
760-787-0983


Hours:

Visits are by appointment or on designated public tour days please check the website for days and times of Public tours. There are usually tour days once a month  http://www.cameldairy.com/Home_Page.html

Price:


ADMISSION AND RIDE PRICES:

ADULTS - $10.00
SENIORS - $8.00
CHILDREN (3 to 14 yrs) - $7.00

*CAMEL RIDES -
 Kids $5.00
Adults $10.00







Fingerprints Youth Museum - Inland Empire

Fingerprints Youth Museum

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Do you want to visit a great museum for the kids for next to nothing, If so check out Fingerprints youth Museum. They have the flair for exciting the imagination of a child. Come on down and explore the most trendiest interactive exhibits for children in Riverside County.

Location:

123 S. Carmalita Avenue

Hemet, CA 92543
951.765.1223

Price

General Admission

$5.00 for children ages 2 to 55
Children under 2 are free
$4.00 Senior Citizens

Hours

NEW SCHOOL-YEAR HOURS

Tuesday thru Friday
11:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am -5:00 pm
Closed
Sunday & Monday


This information can change without notification on our website. http://fingerprintsmuseum.com/visitor.aspx

Please contact he museum directly at 951-765-1223.


















Sunday, April 1, 2012

San Diego Kids Fun Activities & Places

Birch Aquarium - San Diego

The New Children's Museum San Diego

Ruben H Fleet Science Museum - San Diego
WayBeyond Play Gym San Diego

FUNBelievable Play Gym - San Diego

DAVE AND BUSTERS - San Diego

Parkway Bowl - San Diego

San Diego Fire Museum San Diego

CHULA VISTA NATURE CENTER - San Diego

SAN DIEGO CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM - San Diego
Kids Eat FREE - San Diego

Belmont Park - San Diego
Inflatable World Amusement Park - San Diego

Airtime - San Diego

Java Mama -San Diego
Children's Resale Stores - San Diego

California Science Center - Los Angeles
California Wolf Center - San Diego

Bates Nut Farm - San Diego


Sunday, March 25, 2012

City of Chino Youth Museum - Inland Empire

The City of Chino Youth Museum has several interactive exhibits including a science exhibit, a community/town exhibit and many fun hands-on activities for your child to play their hearts out.

The Museum also hosts special events such as Kids Night Out and birthday parties.  Please read below for more details on this great place.

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Kids Night Out - at the Museum
This is a great opportunity for parents to get a break! Parents can drop off their kids at the Museum for a fun-filled Friday evening including supervised activities and dinner.

Date: Saturdays 3/17, 4/21, 5/19

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Age: 3 -12 yrs. old

(All children must be potty-trained)

Pre-Registration is Required

Fee: $12 per child


Birthday Parties:Why not have your party at the Chino Youth Museum?
Parties includes: exclusive use of Town Hall Exhibit, admission for 25 children, a birthday art project for each child, and lots of fun at the museum.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Bates Nut Farm - San Diego





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Bates Nut Farm is the premier pumpkin patch in San Diego but it doesn’t have to be Halloween for you and your children to enjoy a great day here. The 100-acre farm has a petting zoo, picnic tables, parks and a beautiful setting. The market is full of mouthwatering foods from candies, homemade fudge and so many nuts that you might go nutty just looking at them. Your children will get a kick out of the peanut butter machine as it whips fresh peanuts into creamy peanut butter right before their eyes. There is also an enormous gift shop featuring home and garden items, stationery, jewelry, candles collectibles and so much more. Keep in mind that Bates is known for their seasonal activities so expect bigger crowds then. Check out their events calendar online for festivals and other fun family activities




Location: 15954 Woods Valley Road


Valley Center, CA 92082

(760) 749-3333

Deal Alert
Cost to visit Bates Nut Farm is FREE
please check website for individual cost of activities

Hours: We are open 9-5 daily!



California Wolf Center - San Diego



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The mission of the California Wolf Center is to educate the public about North American gray wolves and the importance of having wolves in our world. The center’s pack of Alaskan gray wolves known as the “Denali Pack” are considered ambassadors because they have played such an important role in helping researchers to better understand the role wolves play in the wild. The center hosts informative programs and allows you the chance to see their wolves up close. You and your kids will find a visit here to be a unique, fascinating, and stimulating experience.



Location:  Ranch Road Julian, CA 92036Price:   $10 for adults; $5 for seniors (55+), military (present ID at check in), students (present ID at check in), and children (12 and under).
(619) 234-9653



Program includes an educational presentation and guided observation of one pack of wolves.

Reservations are required. Call 619-234-WOLF (9653) or sign up below.

Hours: Sundays at 10 am and 2 pm. Check in time is half an hour before the scheduled start time.  Reservations required


Please Check website for details http://www.californiawolfcenter.org/visit/public-tours/

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

LA HABRA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM - Los Angeles

LA HABRA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM



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Okay so you have a toddler or preschooler that is bored at home and you are looking for something that is fun, interactive and can keep them entertained for hours. Well then the La Habra Children's museum is the place to go. They have a children’s mini market a carousel that runs every half hours for kids under 6 and in the same room a real OCTA bus that the kids can horse around in. There is a stage/dress up area that is a big hit with the preschoolers and also a preschool play room which contains a tree house, kitchen, dolls, toy area and a storytelling corner with many books. There is also a real caboose that you can board and explore. The museum is located on a park so after a fun day at the museum your kids can burn some more energy on the playground



Location: 301 south Euclid street
La Habra, CA 90631


Price: $ 7.00 for all adults and children over 2 yrs old 2yrs old and under free admission



DEAL ALERT
ON THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH THANKS TO TARGETS ADMISSION TO THE MUSEUM IS FREE FOR EVERYONE





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Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10am-4pm closed all major holidays
Mondays- Closed
Saturday- 10am-5pm
Sunday - 1pm-5pm


If you would like further info about the museum you can contact them at 562-905-9793. Also check out the website to find out about new and upcoming exhibits http://www.lahabracity.com/section.cfm?id=94



California Science Center - Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER



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The California Science Center offers fun and informative permanent exhibits presented in interactive worlds. Through hands-on experiences in our galleries, you'll learn about human inventions and innovations, the life processes of living things and more. The Science Center also features fantastic special exhibits that change all the time, so visit often to find out what's new! All of the permanent exhibits are free to visit. If you have a little one 7 and under make sure you stop by the discovery rooms in creative world or world of life for some hands on learning. While you’re there you can check out Exposition Park and the beautiful rose gardens. Due to the fact the science center you can always splurge on a cool IMAX show at the theater located there.



Location: Exposition Park

39th Street & Figueroa Street

Los Angeles, CA 90037





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Price: FREE

DEAL ALERT
Admission is free to all permanent gallery exhibits

Parking is $8.00 per car


Hours: 10am-5pm daily except for Thanksgiving and Christmas and
New Year’s Eve

http://www.californiasciencecenter.org/




Friday, March 9, 2012

Children's Resale Stores - San Diego

Find Used Clothes, Toys, and more for your Children


Do your kids grow out of things as quickly as mine; if so then consider a resale store. Children’s resale stores buy and sell gently used items for low prices. At most of these stores you can find clothing, furniture, toys, baby gear, and lots more. The next time you want that top of the line swing, but don’t want to pay top of the line prices consider a children’s resale store. Also, if your little ones have outgrown some items many resale stores will offer you 40% of what they can sell your items for or store credit
Here are a few great ones in the area:

Conceptions Resale

10438 Mission Gorge Road Santee, CA 92071

(619) 596-2229

Cory’s Closet


3745 Avocado Boulevard La Mesa, CA 91941

(619) 660-1235

The Baby Exchange


907 East Washington Avenue

El Cajon, CA 92020

(619) 441-1210

Baby Go Round

10330 Friars Rd # 118

San Diego

(619) 281-2229ound

Only Kidding

3619 Midway Drive #E

San Diego, CA 92110

(619) 224-1475

IN THE VONS SHOPPING CENTER, NEXT TO FANTASTIC SAM'S


La Costa Kids

372 North El Camino Real

Encinitas, California, 92024

760-944-9076 & 760-591-4307

Second Location

San Marcos (San Elijo

Hills) Location: 1691 Melrose Avenue

San Marcos, California, 92078


Tulu Ru Children’s Boutique


858-272-5622

5005 Cass Street
San Diego, Ca 92109

Store Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday: 10AM - 5PM




















CABRILLO MARINE AQUARIUM - Los Angeles

CABRILLO MARINE AQUARIUM





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Here’s a great aquarium to head to that is not only fun and of course educational and it won’t set you back much at all . The Cabrillo Aquarium is a smaller aquarium that is steps away from the ocean. Many people are unaware of it's existence. The Susan Lawrencz Miller Exhibit hall is home to three major environments- rocky shores, beaches and mudflats and Open Ocean. Your kiddos will be able to learn about the different marine life that lives in each habitat and much more. The aquarium is also home to an aquatic nursery and this was a big hit with our family. The nursery at the aquarium is staffed by the friendly and helpful volunteers. There is also a fun little craft area designed specifically for the kiddos. The aquarium has a exploration center and a ecological play area. In this area kids can dress up as different sea life and also able to put on a sea life puppet show. There is also a crawl in aquarium. You can crawl into a real life aquarium and be surrounded by different ocean life and never get wet!



Location: 3720 Stephen M. White Drive

San Pedro, CA 90731

310-548-7562

 
Price: The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is open year-round and operates on a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $1 for children and seniors.

Deal Alert
To visit this aquarium there’s no admission fee they do have a suggested donation of $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for kids

 

Hours: Tuesday through Friday - 12 noon to 5 pm

Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm

Closed Mondays, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas


For additional you can contact the aquarium at 310-548-7562 or check out there website at http://www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org/default.asp







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Aquarium Of the Pacific - Los Angeles

AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC





The Aquarium of the Pacific is one of the largest aquariums in the United States. Its more than 500 species fill 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits and take visitors on a journey throughout the Pacific Ocean's three regions: Southern California/Baja, the Tropical Pacific, and the Northern Pacific.

The Aquarium is anchor to the Pike at Rainbow Harbor, the largest waterfront development in California history. Visitors to the Aquarium can take advantage of the surrounding Long Beach area. Located only minutes from trendy Pine Avenue in Downtown Long Beach







Location: 100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

Price: $23.95 Adult
$11.95 Kids 3-11 yrs old
$20.95 Senior 62+

DEAL ALERT
If you purchase your aquarium tickets online at there website you can get $5.00 off the ticket price per adult ticket. Also if you’re a AAA member just show your card and receive 10% off




Hours: 9am-6pm open every day

For additional info check out the website http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/



Java Mama -San Diego

Java Mama cafés are designed especially for parents, caregivers and children alike. A place where adults relax, meet-up with friends or plug-in to free WiFi getting some work done while little ones explore, imagine and create in our specially designed play area.

If you’re seeking an outing to bond with your child-jump in and play! If you need a little time to yourself, let our experienced staff watch your child while you have some "you" time



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Location:  Located in the Trader Joe's Shopping Center


9880 Hibert Street

Suite E3

San Diego CA 92131

858-566-6011

Hours: Monday-Wednesday and Friday 8am-5pm


Thursday 8am-7pm

Saturday 10am-5pm


 

Supervised play hours:
Your child may enjoy the play area for up to two hours between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Kids are welcome to take a break and re-enter during that period. Your child may enter into the play area before or after 10am-2pm but without supervision by staff.

Play Area Hours and Prices:

Monday-Friday, 8am-2pm

(Supervisor in main indoor play area from 10am - 2pm)

$4.50 day pass

$2.00 per paying sibling

Children under one are free.
Monday-Friday 2pm-5:00pm; Saturday all day

$2.50 per child

$2.00 per paying sibling

Children under one are free.

Military Discount with photo id - $1 off Play Pass
Monthly Passes

$20.00 monthly pass

$12.00 per paying sibling





Java Mama Offers:

CAFÉ:

Gourmet coffee & tea.

A complete food menu

Healthy snacks for child and baby.

FREE WiFI

PLAY AREA


Supervised play

Designed for children 5 and under

At Java Mama our play area is fun, safe and clean— especially designed for children ages five & under. Filled with toys that encourage gross motor development, social interaction, creative play and sensory stimulation, kids love to stay and play.

Experienced caregivers give parents a little break from their hectic day by supervising the play area during designated hours.
Supervised playtimes, activities and prices vary at each location. Contact your local Java Mama for details and make sure to ask about our monthly pass.

Parents may not leave the Java Mama premises without their child.


During supervised play, please listen for your name in case your child needs a break or use the restroom. At all other times, please be sure to keep an eye on your own child.

Your child may enjoy the play area for up to two hours between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Kids are welcome to take a break and re-enter during that period.

Please no sick children.



Some Locations also offer adult classes please check their website for more info http://www.javamama.com/index.html
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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Airtime - San Diego

AirTime


AirTimeTM

The Ultimate Party House!!!

At AirTimeTM, we have a spacious 8,000 square foot indoor playground FILLED with awesome interactive games and is fully carpeted with a custom sound system, video arcade, and a full service dining room ready for your private party. We have something for everyone in your party - no matter what the age - and best of all your party is private! Everyone in the party house is invited by you

Airtime:

is perfect for:
Birthday Parties, Team Parties, and Field Trips

Corporate Team Building Sessions

Neighborhood Get-Togethers

Mother's Groups

Church Groups

Graduations and MORE!

Air Time, Spring Valley, CA Mountain Climber Castle
 


2705 Via Orange Way, suite C, Spring Valley, CA 91978
619 660-9367

Please Check their website for for open play Days, Times and Hours  http://www.airtimeparty.com/

Inflatable World Amusement Park - San Diego


San Diego's Bounce House Funland - Inflatable World


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Inflatable World Corp.

Inflatable World, San Diego's unique new outdoor theme park, is inviting children and adults to do just that! Come to Inflatable World Corp. and enjoy a huge variety of inflatable entertainment.

This fantastic amusement park is fun for children of all ages and adults. Filled with inflatable slides, jumping rides, and obstacle courses, and we also serve concessions to satisfy your hunger attacks.

If you are interested in having your birthday party at our facility please contact Elizabeth at 619-726-3938. We have seating area available to accommodate your group. Come celebrate your special day at Inflatable World for a fun time.
At Inflatable World Amusement Park, in San Diego's Mission Valley, your kids will enjoy 24 unique and fun attractions for your whole family to enjoy. We offer all day tickets with in and out privileges. Just as a reminder no food or beverages in the park. We are a family-owned-and operated business that works hard to ensure your safety, as well as your enjoyment of our amusement park. Sorry, we are closed on rainy days.

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Mission Valley

1640 Camino Del Rio N

San Diego, CA 92108

Now Open!!


HOURS OF OPERATION:

Wed-Fri 12pm-5pm

Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

*Hours of operation and admission prices are

subject to change without notice

*Closed on Rainy Days or Inclimate Weather

For Group Rates and Party Information

Call (619) 216-0199

Inflatable World Corp.
Admission Prices

Adult (13+) $20

Child (ages 2-12) $15

Parent Nonrider Free

Military Families

Adult $20

Child (ages 2-12) $13

Parent Nonrider Free

(Socks Required)

Children Under the Age of 2 Who Participate

Need to be Accompanied by an Adult.

















The Getty Museum - Los Angeles

THE GETTY MUSEUM



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The Getty Center in Los Angeles presents the Getty's collection of Western art from the middle Ages to the present against a backdrop of dramatic architecture, tranquil gardens, and breathtaking views

Location: 1200 Getty Center Drive

Los Angeles, California 90049

Price: Free

DEAL ALERT


Admission to the Getty is absolutely Free all of the time
Parking is $15 and parking is free after 5pm

Hours: Tuesday–Friday
10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Sunday
10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Monday
CLOSED

Closed Mondays and on January 1, July 4 (Independence Day), Thanksgiving, and December 25

Bowers Museum & Kidseum - Orange County

BOWERS MUSEUM AND KIDSEUM


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Founded in 1994, Bowers Kidseum, both an interactive children's museum and learning center, serves as an extension of the main Bowers Museum, offering multi-faceted art and cultural experiences for young children, their families and the community. Primarily dedicated to the pre-school and early elementary age, Kidseum's central focus is providing a 'hands-on' experience in keeping with the museum's mission to 'promote education and understanding by bringing the world's great cultural art to people of all ages'. The Kidseum offers many great fun activities for kids like Face painting; the kidseum renowned artist will decorate your child’s face and arms with designs from all over the world for free. This activity is available on Saturday and Sundays one of the many things this museum has to offer for the family. Also check out these fun activities the museum offers.

INTERNATIONAL DRESS-UP

Have you ever wanted to dress up like an Indian princess or a Mexican

Caballero? Here you can do just that! We have a giant "multicultural closet"

at your finger tips!


TRIBAL INSTRUMENTS

Play instruments from across the globe!



ETHNIC MASKS

Every culture wears masks. Try one on! Can you guess where it's

from or for what reason it's worn?



LANGUAGE EXPLORATION

Listen to languages from near and far! Where do they come from? Where

are they spoken now? Make your own language symbols on our rubbing table.


IMAGINATIVE ART LAB

Where else can you make a dragon from the orient or create your

own Chi Wara headdress? Take your cultural lesson home with you

in the form of your own artistic creation will help you and your child get fully






Location: 1802 N. Main st.
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Price: $ 6.00 for adults and children older than 3
3yrs and younger free admission


DEAL ALERT
ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH THANKS TO TARGETS ADMISSION TO THE MUSEUM IS FREE FOR EVERYONE


Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am-3pm
Saturday- Sunday 11am-3pm
Monday – Closed


If you would like further info about the museum you can contact them at
714 480-1520. Also check out the website to find out about new and upcoming
Exhibits http://www.bowers.org





OC ZOO - Orange County

OC ZOO



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The Orange County Zoo is located inside beautiful Irvine Park in the city of Orange. The Zoo is nestled among the majestic 477 acre wilderness park.

The Zoo's focus is on animals and plants native to the southwestern United States. Animals on exhibit include black bears, mountain lions, bald eagle, island foxes, ocelot, red-tailed hawk, great horned owls, porcupine, coyotes, turkey vultures, coati and more. The zoo also features a barnyard with domestic goats, chevoit sheep, jacob sheep, pot-bellied pigs, doves and pheasants. This Zoo is really a great little gem they also have a petting zoo my son loved and the price just can’t be beat. Not to mention there are so many amazing fun things to do at Irvine Regional park where the Zoo is located pick a weekend grab the kids and enjoy for cheap!

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Location: Irvine Regional Park/ OC Zoo 1 Irvine Park Road

Orange, CA 92869


Price: $2.00 per person ages 3 years and over; Ages 2 years and under are free

Entrance into the Irvine Regional Park is $3.00 per vehicle weekdays & $5.00 per vehicle weekends (Major Holidays: $7.00 to $10.00 per entry as posted)

Hours: Open Daily: 10:00am to 3:30pm (except Dec.25 & Jan. 1)
For more info check out the website http://www.ocparks.com/oczoo



Pretend City - Orange County

PRETEND CITY MUSEUM

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Pretend city is a interconnected city designed for kids ranging in age infant to 10 yrs old. The city is comprised of a grocery store, farm, doctor’s office, art studio, amphitheater, beach, marina, construction site and much more. Kids can learn through role play and dress up. It’s approximately 15,000 sq ft of fun


Location: 29 Hubble


Irvine, CA 92618




Price: $2.00 Infant to 12months

$10.00 children

$ 10.00 Adults


$8.00 Military & Families



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DEAL ALERT
At pretend city Tuesday- Sunday if you go at 4pm or after admission price is half off $5.00 for adults and children and $1 for infants




Hours: Monday 10am-1pm


Tuesday- Sunday 10am- 5pm






Belmont Park - San Diego

BELMONT PARK


San Diego’s Beachfront Amusement Park

& Entertainment Center



Sure to please the entire family, Belmont Park is located on the surf and sand in Mission Beach and offers free parking and free park admission. Visitors can enjoy traditional and contemporary amusement park rides, ride the waves at Wave House, play mini golf, arcade and midway style games, shop and enjoy a wide array of cuisine throughout the Park which includes beachfront restaurants as well as food court style dining.



We are located 1 mile west of Sea World in San Diego at 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109 (Google Map)

HOURS Tue-Thur 11am-8pm

Fri-Sat 11am-10pm

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Kids Eat FREE - San Diego

Kids Eat Free, San Diego: Locate Free Meals for your Little One's
Big Kahuna's   - Looking for the comfort of American cuisine with a little island flavor? Big Kahuna's totes their signature cheesy, garlic-y and buttery "Kahuna Balls" as the perfect appetizer. Come by Tuesdays after 4:00 pm for a free kid’s meal after ordering a juicy burger or teriyaki chicken for yourself.
3780 Ingraham Street

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(between Moorland Drive & La Playa Avenue)
San Diego, Ca 92109
858-270-9200

Bangin’ Burgers – Abandon everything you thought you knew about burgers, because Bangin’ Burgers promotes a bizarre “peanut butter and bacon” burger that is deceptively delicious. Regardless of your burger palate, the Beer Battered Onion Rings, Mozzarella Bites, Cajun and Sweet Potato Fries are sure to compliment any choice on the menu. Kids eat for free on Tuesdays.
7070 Miramar Road (at Carroll Road)
San Diego, Ca 92121
858-578-8000

Borelli’s – Like most family-run Italian restaurants, Borelli’s offers a comprehensive menu that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Pastas, pizzas and sandwiches are all served in generous portions, so nobody leaves hungry. Visit Borelli’s on a Monday, when kids eat for free.
285 N El Camino Real (between Encinitas Boulevard & Via Molena)
Ste 106
Encinitas, Ca 92024
760-436-1501

Ruby’s Diner – Ruby’s offers classic diner food in a nostalgic atmosphere. Kids are sure to love the red vinyl booths and creamy shakes. Faithful followers and visiting tourists often crowd the diner. Tuesdays after 4:00 pm kids can enjoy their meals for free.
5630 Paseo Del Norte (between Car Country Drive & Palomar Airport Road)
Carlsbad, Ca 92008
760-931-7829

El Ranchero – San Diego hosts some of the most delicious and authentic Mexican food around and El Ranchero is no exception. Upon arriving, expect to be greeted by the owner, Narcizo, before sitting down to enjoy a juicy carne asada burrito and a hearty bowl of menudo soup. Kids meals are free on Mondays and Wednesdays.
1565 N Santa Fe Avenue
Vista, Ca 92084
760-941-0749

Extreme Pita –Need quick and healthy food to go? Visit Extreme Pita on a Tuesday for their “Kids eat free” deal. The Kebob Pita and Falafel are recommended favorites, so if you’re in the mood for Mediterranean munchies bring the family by Extreme Pita.
8250 Mira Mesa Boulevard (between Camino Ruiz & Target Driveway)
San Diego, Ca 92126
858-271-7482
Old Town: 4016 Wallace St. – 619-220-5040
Kids eat free on Mondays with a paying adult.

TGI Fridays
Carmel Mountain: 11650 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego – (858) 675-7047
Downtown: 743 5th Avenue, San Diego – (619) 234-4393
East County: 2991 Jamacha Road, San Diego (619) 670-7400
La Jolla: 8801 Villa La JOlla Dr., La Jolla (858) 455-0880
Mission Valley: 403 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego – (619) 297-8443
Kids 12 and under receive a free kid’s meal with a paid adult Mondays and Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.




Tuesday: Kids Eat Free at San Diego Restaurants

Acapulco
Oceanside: 2251 El Camino Real – 760-757-7745
Mission Valley: 2467 Juan Street, San Diego – 619-260-8124
Mira Mesa 8998 Miramar Road, San Diego – 858-578-6390
Free kid’s (12 and under) meal with each adult purchase on Tuesdays.

Anita’s Restaurant
Oceanside: 2251 El Camino Real – 760-757-7745
Free kid’s (12 and under) meal with each adult purchase on Tuesdays, after 3 p.m.

Bennigan’s
Mission Valley: 1760 Camino Del Rio N. – 619-291-8853
Free kid’s meal (kids age 4-10) with paid entrée Tuesday nights after 4 pm.

Bistro d’Asia
Coronado: 1301 Orange Ave.
619-437-6677
Kids (11 and under) eat free on Tuesday nights (October through March) with each adult entrée purchase.

Chick-Fil-A
Point Loma: 3570 Sports Arena Boulevard, San Diego – (619) 758-1555
Mira Mesa: 10750 Camino Ruiz, San Diego – (858) 566-7800
Chula Vista: 2089 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista – (619) 482-6719
Get a free kid’s meal with adult meal purchase on Tuesdays from 5-8 pm.

Chevy’s Fresh Mexican Restaurant
Carmel Mountain: 11630 Carmel Mountain Road – 858-675-9292
Del Mar: 2730 Via De La Valle Del Mar – 858-793-8893
Mission Valley: 1202 Camino Del Rio North – 619-297-5667
Kids (12 and under) eat free on Tuesdays with a paid adult.

Chicken Pie Diner
14727 Pomerado Rd., Poway
858-748-2445
Free kid’s (10 and under) meal and drink on Tuesdays with an adult entrée and drink purchase.

Coco’s
13 locations in San Diego County
858-485-9419
Free kid’s meal (10 and under) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with each adult entrée purchase.

Denny’s
Clairemont: 4280 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard – 858-270-5059
City Heights: 4365 University Avenue – 619-280-1121
Downtown: 2137 Pacific Highway – 619-239-8938
Kearny Mesa: 5445 Kearny Villa Road – 858-277-7272
Mission Valley: 1065 Camino Del Rio South – 619-295-4676
Mission Valley: 7676 Friars Road – 619-297-0657
Pacific Beach: 800 Garnet Avenue – 858-270-0590
Point Loma: 3704 Camino Del Rio West – 619-295-9200
Point Loma: 1601 Rosecrans Street – 619-226-2437
University Heights: 2445 El Cajon Boulevard – 619-298-7046
Free kid’s meal on Tuesdays (days differ by locations) from 4–10 p.m. with each adult entrée.

Hooley’s Irish Pub
El Cajon: 2955 Jamacha Rd., El Cajon – 619-670-7468
La Mesa: 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa 619-713-6900
Kids (12 and under) get one free meal and beverage with each adult purchase on Tuesdays nights.

Islands
10 locations in San Diego County
858-569-8866
Kid’s (12 and under) menu item free with purchase of an adult entrée on Tuesday nights. Days may differ by location.

Marie Callender’s
Carmel Mountain: 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego – (619) 465-1910
Clairemont: 5405 Balboa Avenue, San Diego – (858) 279-6604
East San Diego: 11122 Rancho Carmel Drive, San Diego – (858) 675-9428
Kids 12 and under eat free on Tuesdays and Saturdays with each paid adult entrée.

Pat & Oscar’s
10 locations in San Diego County
858-621-6100
Kids 12 and under get a Just For Kids Meal on Tuesdays with each adult purchase.

Ruby’s Diner
Carlsbad: 5630 Paseo Del Norte – 760-931-7829
Mission Valley: 1640 Camino Del Rio North – 619-294-7829
Oceanside: 1 Oceanside Pier – 760-433-7829
619-294-7829
Tuesdays after 4 p.m. you get a free kid’s (12 and under) meal with each paying adult entrée.

Roadhouse Grill
San Marcos: 110 Knoll Road – 760-510-3805
Santee: 9816 Mission Gorge Road – 619-562-1554
On Tuesday, free kid’s (12 and under) meal with each adult entrée.

TGI Fridays
Carmel Mountain: 11650 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego – (858) 675-7047
Downtown: 743 5th Avenue, San Diego – (619) 234-4393
East County: 2991 Jamacha Road, San Diego (619) 670-7400
La Jolla: 8801 Villa La JOlla Dr., La Jolla (858) 455-0880
Mission Valley: 403 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego – (619) 297-8443
Kids 12 and under receive a free kid’s meal with a paid adult Mondays and Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday: Kids Eat Free at San Diego Restaurants

Carrow’s
619-424-6881
Kids (10 and under) eat free with purchase of each adult entrée on Wednesdays and Thursdays after 4 p.m.

Coco’s
13 locations in San Diego County
858-485-9419
Free kid’s meal (10 and under) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with each adult entrée purchase.

El Torito
Chula Vista: 271 Bay Blvd. – 619-425-6013
La Mesa: 5024 Baltimore Drive – 619-698-7404
Mira Mesa: 8223 Mira Mesa Blvd – 858-566-5792
Mission Valley: 445 Camino Del Rio South – 619-296-6154
National City: 3030 Plaza Bonita Rd – 619-470-3072
Rancho Bernardo: 16375 Bernardo Center Drive – 858-485-1905
Kids (12 and under) get a free meal from the kid’s menu with each adult entrée on Wednesdays.
Thursday: Kids Eat Free at San Diego Restaurants

Carrow’s
Chula Vista: 98 H St, Chula Vista – (619) 426-1849
Kids (10 and under) eat free with purchase of each adult entrée on Wednesdays and Thursdays after 4 p.m.
Friday: Kids Eat Free at San Diego Restaurants

Blendz
Oceanside: 4225-B Oceanside Blvd. – 760-724-7007
Kids eat free on Fridays with purchase of full-size combo meal.

Bully’s East
Mission Valley: 2401 Camino del Rio South – 760-724-7007
Kids eat free with purchase of adult meal.

Tony Roma’s
Kids eat Free on Friday’s up to 2 kids meals with the purchase of up to 2 regularly priced entrees.

Zio’s
North Park: 2940 El Cajon Blvd. –
619-280-9467
Family Fridays free kid’s meal (up to 4 kids free with a paid adult).
Saturday: Kids Eat Free at San Diego Restaurants

Marie Callender’s
Carmel Mountain: 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego – (619) 465-1910
Clairemont: 5405 Balboa Avenue, San Diego – (858) 279-6604
East San Diego: 11122 Rancho Carmel Drive, San Diego – (858) 675-9428
Kids 12 and under eat free on Tuesdays and Saturdays with each paid adult entrée.

Sunday: Kids Eat Free at San Diego Restaurants

Humphrey’s Restaurant
Point Loma: 2303 Shelter Island Drive – 619-224-3577
Free brunch for kids ages 4–12 on Sundays with an adult brunch purchase.

WILDLIFE LEARNING CENTER - Los Angeles

WILDLIFE LEARNING CENTER (Sylmar, CA)
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The wildlife learning center provides outreach and onsite education in wildlife Biology. Its the largest outreach program in Los Angeles and the programs are taught by excellent biologist. The center is located in an old olive grove where more than 70 spices of rescued and zoo born animals. You can stroll along the paths and view all the animals.
Location:
16027 Yarnell St. Sylmar, CA 91342


Price:  $6.00 Adults $5.00 Children & Seniors 2yr old and under Free
Hours : Monday- Friday Saturday-Sunday 
For more info check out their website http://www.wildlifelearningcenter.com/index1.html

OC CENTENNIAL FARMS - Orange County

Centennial Farm is a three-acre working farm at the OC Fair & Event Center created to educate youth about agriculture and its importance to daily life. The Farm is home to fruit and vegetable gardens, livestock, and the Millennium Barn. Children and adults can view pigs, chickens, cattle, goats and more while strolling though gardens of lush vegetation. We do ask that you please do not pick our crops as they are used for educational purposes. Centennial Farm offers tours as well as general public hours.
Location:    Orange County Fair grounds
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-6598

Price:  FREE
DEAL ALERT
Admission to the farms is FREE except when there is an event taking place on the fairgrounds so make sure to check their website calendar section for dates events are taking place PARKING IS ALSO FREE
Hours: Monday - Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9 a. m. -
Note: The Millennium Barn and Century Barn close at

OC CENTENNIAL FARMS
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Centennial Farm is a three-acre working farm at the OC Fair & Event Center created to educate youth about agriculture and its importance to daily life. The Farm is home to fruit and vegetable gardens, livestock, and the Millennium Barn. Children and adults can view pigs, chickens, cattle, goats and more while strolling though gardens of lush vegetation. We do ask that you please do not pick our crops as they are used for educational purposes. Centennial Farm offers tours as well as general public hours.
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Location:    Orange County Fair grounds
88 Fair Drive
                       
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-6598

Price:  FREE
DEAL ALERT
Admission to the farms is FREE except when there is an event taking place on the fairgrounds so make sure to check their website calendar section for dates events are taking place PARKING IS ALSO FREE
Hours: Monday - Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9 a. m. -
Note: The Millennium Barn and Century Barn close at

San Bernardino County Museum - Inland Empire

                                                     San Bernardino County Museum


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The San Bernardino County Museum invites visitors to visit the museum and enjoy free admission the first Sunday of the month. The museum is a perfect place for the entire family and you won't have to spend a single dime since parking is also free. It's a great deal!!  Check out the calendar on their websites which announces family day programs and other events


Location:
2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA 92374

 Price: $8.00 Adult
          $4.00 Kids 5yr-12yr old
          $5.00 students with ID
         $6.00 Senior
          Free kids 5 and under
DEAL ALERT
FREE ADMISSION FOR EVERYONE FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH AND THE PARKING IS ALSO FREE

Hours: 

Open Tuesdays through Sundays and holiday Mondays,
Holiday Mondays include: Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day.
Closed most Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 25, and Jan. 1
Exploration Station hour
  • Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Museum Store hours
  • Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday noon to 5:00 p.m.

For more info you can visit their we(b site at http://www.sbcounty.gov/museum  or call them at (909) 307-2669