Hello, 2015: 6 Picks for LA Families

It's the best whale-watching season for 30 years, so adventuring on the sea is a great way to kick off the new year. With a new show for youngsters at The Wallis and great films in the theaters, there's much to do inside, as well. Happy 2015!

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  • EVERYONE:
    Aquarium of the Pacific and Harbor Breeze Cruises have partnered up to make whale watching season a thrilling family activity
    Aquarium of the Pacific and Harbor Breeze Cruises have partnered up to make whale watching season a thrilling family activity. Check out our recent article—we’re told that this season is the best in 30 years! Book your trip by calling 562-590-3100, and check out the Aquarium’s website or Harbor Breeze Cruises website for more details.
  • Based on the book by Julia Bauer, <a href="http://thewallis.org/showinfo.php?id=30&v=7" target="_hplink">The Queen of Colors<
    Based on the book by Julia Bauer, The Queen of Colors follows the puppet queen through her kingdom as she learns all about the personalities of every color of the rainbow. See it at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts now through Sunday, February 18.
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL:
    Go back to prehistoric times this Sunday, January 11 at the Hammer. Led by artist Sean Chao, who will guide kids through the
    Go back to prehistoric times this Sunday, January 11 at the Hammer. Led by artist Sean Chao, who will guide kids through the sculptures of Francis Upritchard, Dino Laboratory is a great way to combine art education with history and science.
  • HIGH SCHOOL:
    Starring Chris Pratt and directed by James Gun, <em>Guardians of the Galaxy</em> took the box office by a storm upon its rele
    Starring Chris Pratt and directed by James Gun, Guardians of the Galaxy took the box office by a storm upon its release last year. It’s still in theaters and going strong; find out where its playing near you before you miss your chance to see it on the big screen!
  • PARENTS:
    We’ve got another great movie watching opportunity for you: this Thursday, January 8 at 7:30 PM, The Hammer presents <a href=
    We’ve got another great movie watching opportunity for you: this Thursday, January 8 at 7:30 PM, The Hammer presents Boyhood as part of its Contenders screening series. The film, directed by Richard Linklater, has been highly acclaimed and is most definitely worth seeing if you haven’t already.
  • TRY THIS:
    We’re giving you almost a month of advanced notice: on Saturday, January 31, dozens of museums around Los Angeles will be ope
    We’re giving you almost a month of advanced notice: on Saturday, January 31, dozens of museums around Los Angeles will be open entirely FOR FREE! Check individual museum websites for restrictions (sometimes special exhibits require tickets) and be sure to take full advantage of this amazing opportunity. Details about the day can be found here.
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