One of LA's hidden gems for little ones is an outdoor show known as A Faery Hunt, a gnomadic experience which is part hike, part play and all fun, taking place at several parks around town. Recently, the sprightly crew added an indoor show to the repertoire, Auntie Angelica Root's Fairy Garden, and it's a real crowd-pleaser among the under-eight set. Performances currently take place at Sherman Oaks' Whitefire Theater.
Years spent at Nickelodeon prepared Roberta to launch Mommy Poppins' Los Angeles branch. She served as LA Editor for GoCityKids, National Editor for ParentsConnect, and Editor for NickMom. After two years as Mommy Poppins' LA Editor, Roberta became Editor-in-Chief at Mommy Poppins - which works out well for her son, who enjoys his role as Chief Guinea Pig for all things fun in LA and beyond.
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If you're on a quest to see how many times you can get your kids to say, "Wow!" in a two-hour period, take them to see Cirque du Soleil's OVO at the Santa Monica Pier - they'll break all previous records. In fact, allow us to make it easier for you: even though we've already given away a family four-pack of tickets to see OVO, now that we've seen for ourselves what a fabulous show for kids it is, we're giving away another set of four tickets to the February 1 performance! Read on to see how to enter!
I know - you've seen the uber-forwarded "Get two free tickets on Southwest" promise, and you remember all too well the faux "Bill Gates is sharing his fortune" email. But every now and then a too-good-to-be-true rumor comes along that is actually true, and we've got one for you. If you've heard the rumors that Starbucks and the Wasserman Foundation have teamed up to help LAUSD schools by funding teachers' pet projects - and that you, the Starbucks addict, get to choose how it happens - you have not been led astray. But you do need to get out there fast and caffeinate if you want to help your kids' school!
Cirque du Soleil is back at the Santa Monica Pier, reminding us how lucky we are to live where we do, and we've got free tickets to share! There is nothing quite like the thrill of seeing Cirque du Soleil put up its Grand Chapiteau, and this year's treat is particularly fun for kids; OVO is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight, and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. Acrobatic bugs - what could be better?
OK, we'll tell you what could be better: seeing the show for free! One lucky Mommy Poppins family is going to win a family four pack with great seats to see Cirque du Soleil's OVO for free! Read on to find out how to score four free tickets to the February 1, 2012 performance!
Anyone who's ever gone hunting for fairies knows that it can help a lot to have a guide. Not only is A Faery Hunt Theater at our service; the sprightly sprite experts are taking their popular fairy ensemble indoors to Studio City's Whitefire Theater - where, presumably, the fairies will be easier to hunt. The new show, Auntie Angelica Root's Fairy Garden, opens on January 22nd, and one lucky Mommy Poppins family is going to see the show for free! Read on to find out how to score four free tickets to the January 22nd performance.
The toys are back in town, skating in Disney on Ice: Toy Story 3 (check out our review), and families can get a $4 discount on tickets with the code below! Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, and even Ken and Barbie skate to infinity and beyond in what promises to be Disney's biggest skating extravaganza yet.
Southland families can catch the show this month Downtown at Staples Center, at Honda Center in Anaheim, or down in Long Beach just after New Year. The SoCal run even includes performances on Christmas Eve and Day, for folks looking to do more than sit around the Christmas tree.
Bring It On: The Musical has kicked off its national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre, and one lucky family in the Mommy Poppins community gets to see the show for free! Read on to find out how to score four free tickets to the December 8th performance!