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Animate It! Dinos!
When: Sat. Nov. 16
Time: 10am & 11:30am
Price: $5 per person/ Free to CMLH Members

Join our visiting Digital Animation instructors and learn stop-motion basics using a smart phone or tablet as your camera. There will be endless possibilities for movie-making with the museum as your backdrop. A limited number of iPads will be available, please feel free to bring your own iPad or iPhone to use. A small fee may apply to download the app to your device. Reservations are required- please call 562-383-4236. 

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Breakfast with Santa
When: Sat. Dec 7 & Sun. Dec. 8
Seating Times: 8:30am, 9:45am & 11am

Price: $13 Kids (Kids under 2 free), $15 Adults

He knows when you are sleeping, he knows when you're coming to the Children's Museum! This morning includes a continental breakfast of yummy treats, a colorful craft for each child, the classic photo with Santa Claus and free admission into the Museum! Don’t miss your chance to spend some quality family time together and also greet Santa before he starts his busy schedule. Reservations are required for this event. For more information please call 562-383-4236 or email the Museum at 


Tea & Cookies with Mrs. Claus
When: Sat., Dec. 14
Time: 10am -11:30am 

Mrs. Claus would be delighted if you’d join her and her elf helpers for a holiday tea that will include a visit and story, delicious cookie decorating, tea and pink lemonade!  $20 per person, includes museum admission. Space is limited. Please call (562)383-4236 for reservations.


New years Noon Party
When: Thurs. , Dec. 31
Time: 10am -12pm

WE WILL BE OPEN TODAY! The entire family can celebrate the countdown to 12 o’clock NOON with kid-style New Year’s festivities! Complete with hat making, face painting, dancing, and a balloon drop at noon! Free to CMLH Members!