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Los Angeles Holiday Tradition: LA Zoo Lights

Longtime L.A. residents may remember the DWP Holiday Light Festival, a free event held each year in Griffith Park. It had become somewhat of a holiday tradition for our family before it closed down in 2009, never to return. This year, the Los Angeles Zoo is hoping to create a new holiday tradition for … Continue Reading

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NHMLA Spider Pavilion

Welcome to “Field Trip Friday” where I share an idea for a fun outing in nature. The setting is specific, but the advice is intended for use wherever you might call home. The Plan Surprise The Big Explorer with … Continue Reading

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Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, located at beach level on the Santa Monica Pier, is all about education and conservation. This pint-sized aquarium is operated by the environmental organization Heal the Bay and is … Continue Reading