We here at Patch know that you as a parent have plenty to do. So we give you a few ideas to help you and your children spend some quality time together.
Where/When: , 10911 Oak St., Los Alamitos; 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. today
Why go: Children ages 7 to 12 can create beautiful paintings
Pricing: $22 registration plus $8 materials fee
Where/When: Orange County Zoo, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange; 10 a.m. Thursday
Why go: Hands-on learning about bunnies
Pricing: $5 for one parent and one child; reservations are required—call 714-973-6846 to reserve a spot
Where/When: Long Beach Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach; 6 p.m. Friday
Why go: You can touch bamboo sharks and see large sharks such as sandtigers in the Aquarium’s Shark Lagoon.
Where/When: , 11481 Foster Road, Los Alamitos; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Why go: Bounce houses, more than 25 game booths, silent auction
Pricing: Free admission