3 family and learning events to check out in Los Angeles this weekend

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From a celebration of animals to grunion mating season, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

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Wildfest - Celebrating Animals Domestic & Wild

Bring the kids to The Nature Center to celebrate domestic and wild animals at Wildfest on Saturday. Kids will make a special craft with help from Home Depot. This free event will feature face painting, chalk drawing, games and more. In addition, attendees are welcome to bring their pets for a pet parade at noon, and Long Beach Unplugged will be playing live music.

When: Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Deane Dana Friendship Park and Nature Center, 1805 W. Ninth St.
Admission: Free
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Rockin' Resource Fair 2019

Come to the Rockin' Resource Fair on Saturday to celebrate inclusion with over 50 inclusive resource vendors. There will be a celebratory walk and Easter egg hunt. Enjoy music, food, live entertainment and more, with five sensory-safe zones.

When: Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Woodley Park 2 at Lake Balboa, 6350 Woodley Ave.
Admission: Free
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Meet the Grunion

Bring a flashlight to spot the grunion at they come ashore to spawn on Sunday night. Learn about grunion mating rituals and then see it firsthand on the beach with commentary from knowledgeable guides. Attendees should wear warm clothing.

When: Sunday, April 21, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Where: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive
Admission: $1-$5
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