This Weekend's Family-Friendly Events!
For Father's Day weekend, enjoy everything from an art-making workshop to public ice skating!
El Dorado Park Summer Concert Series Kick-Off
Thursday, June 14 | 7:00pm-9:00pm
7550 E. Spring St. Long Beach CA 90815 | El Dorado Nature Center
Summer Concert Season Starts June 14 and continues throughout the summer on the second and fourth Thursday of the month! Pack a dinner, light snacks or favorite libation, and join other local music lovers for an Americana concert experience under the canopy of the El Dorado Nature Center trees. Arrive 30 minutes early for the best seats. There is a $3 suggested donation at the gate.
Learn More: http://www.longbeach.gov/park/park-and-facilities/parks-centers-pier/el-dorado-nature-center/
Bayshore Unveiling of New Leeway Waterplay Structure
Saturday, June 16 | 11:00am
5437 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach CA 90803 | Near Bayshore Concession Stand
The kiddos are out of school and it’s time to kick off summer the Long Beach way! Join your neighbors and local public leaders as they celebrate Long Beach’s newest water facilities including the new Leeway Pier, Swim Dock, Water structure, and concession stand. A huge inflatable play structure is bobbing in the bay just waiting to be jumped on and slid off of. Floaties are recommended for our little swimmers.
Learn More: http://www.longbeach.gov/mayor/news/bayshore-leeway/
The Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Show Youth Activities
Saturday, June 16 | 11:00am-2:00pm
100 S. Pine Ave. Long Beach, CA, 90802 | Long Beach Convention Center Hall A
Here’s a good one for a collector, collection enthusiast, or anyone looking to pick up a hobby. In addition to buying, selling and viewing collectibles, there are many fun indoor events planned for little ones! All kids seven and under enter the show for free and are invited to go on a true treasure hunt (Booth 1168) that is IDEAL for sparking interest in collectibles.
Learn More: http://www.longbeachexpo.com/
Father’s Day Family Art Making Workshop
Sunday, June 17 | 11:00am-3:00pm
2300 E. Ocean Blvd Long Beach, CA, 90803| Long Beach Museum of Art
Enjoy a view of the ocean and a relaxing family day on the outdoor lawn of the LBMA. Family ArtMaking Workshops provide free, family-oriented art-making activities for littles and their adults to create together. Sunday’s workshop is inspired by the paternal figures in our life and provides a creative opportunity for those needing a last minute gift.
Learn More: https://lbma.org/
Public Ice Skating
Sunday, June 17 | 1:30am-3:30pm
3975 Pixie Ave. Lakewood, CA, 90712 | The Rinks Lakewood Ice
Escape the heat this weekend by heading over to The Rinks Lakewood Ice for public skating. Zoom, or ungracefully glide, around an Olympic-sized rink for a couple hours with your family or friends. Professionally maintained ice hockey and figure skates are available for your skating pleasure. For newbies or those needing a little extra assistance, skate mates are available. The concession stand offers hot cocoa and snacks for those who would prefer to spectate.
Learn More: http://lakewoodice.therinks.com/public-skating/