Family & Children's Activities

Kids' Night Out


This quarterly event is held on a Friday evening from 6:00-10:30 p.m. and is open to kids ages four-13 years old.  Activities will include themed games, crafts, dinner, popcorn and a movie.  Kids can bring a blanket and a pillow to relax on during the movie.   Upcoming dates are:

  • February 17th - Harry Potter
  • May 19th - Star Wars
  • August 18th - Game Night
  • October 20th - Spooktacular

Parents must register in advance; limited space is available.  The fee is $15 per child, a real babysitting bargain!  For more information, please call 562-383-4205. 


Black Friday Kid Drop/Parent Shop


This annual event will be held on Friday, November 25th, the day after Thanksgiving day, from 6:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  Parents can get their holiday shopping done while their kids ages four-thirteen years old enjoy a day that is all about them.  We will be making holiday gifts, decorating holiday goodies, enjoying breakfast and lunch, playing games and watching a holiday movie.  The fee is $20 per child, $15 per additional sibling (must register at the same time).  For more information, please call 562-383-4205.


Family Hangtime Events:


Movies in the Park


This new, free event will feature a movie shown each month at a different park.  Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and can enjoy food vendors and the Bamboo Kids Club.  Movies begin at dusk.  For more information, please call 562-383-4205.  The 2016 schedule is:

  • April 21st: The BFG - El Cerrito School, 1051 N. Hillside Street
  • May 12th: Storks - Washington Middle School, 716 E. La Habra Boulevard
  • June 9th: Miracles from Heaven - Montwood Park, 231 E. Montwood Avenue
  • June 23rd: Trolls - Brio Park, 300 S. Euclid Street
  • July 14th: Soul Surfer - Montwood Park, 231 E. Montwood Avenue
  • August 1st: Moana - Portola Park, 301 S. Euclid Street (as part of La Habra's Police Department's National Night Out event)
  • August 11th: The Secret Life of Pets - Washington Middle School, 716 E. La Habra Boulevard
  • September 8th: Sing - El Cerrito School, 1051 N. Hillside Street
  • October 13th: The Book of Life - Our Lady of Guadalupe, 900 W. La Habra Boulevard

If you'd like to download a Movies in the Park schedule, please click here.


Mother/Daughter Par-Tea

Join us for a memorable afternoon for little girls and their moms at the La Habra Community Center ballroom.  The event will include a petite lunch, sweet treats, tea, games and more.  Open to girls ages age three through 13 years with an accompanying mom, grandmother, aunt or guardian.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.  The fee is $20 per person.  Date is Saturday,June 10th, 1:00-3:00 p.m.  Limited tickets are available, so register early. For more information, please call 562-383-4205.
   


Family Circus                                                                  


American Crown Circus: Circus Osorio USA returns to La Habra's Marketplace shopping Center for its second year.  The family-owned circus is a one stage traveling operation with high wire acts, acrobats, magicians and clowns, that owner Roberto Osorio describes as "a Las Vegas-style production that is a cross between Cirque de Soleil and the more traditional family circuses." Dates for 2017 to be announced.  Tickets will be available at the circus.

Father/Son Fishing Derby


Join us for a great event -- a father/son fishing trip!  Open to boys ages three years and older with a parent/guardian.  The event will be held at Ralph B. Clark Park , and the fee is $25 per pair, plus a $5 parking fee per car.  Those 16 years and older who want to fish must purchase a day pass, available at Big Five or Sports Authority.  Date is to be announced.  For more information, please call  562-383-4210.

A Night at the Museum                                                                    


Join the La Habra Recreation staff for its second epic overnight takeover of the Children's Museum at La Habra on Friday, April 7th through Saturday, April 8th, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m.!  Fun family activities will include games, crafts, storytelling, a movie and more.  Dinner, breakfast and snacks will be served.  Open to children ages four through 12 years with an accompanying parent/guardian.  The fee is $20 per person, and preregistration is necessary.  Limited space is available, so register early.  For more information, please call 562-383-4205.

Mother/Son Bowling Event                                                                    


This event will be held on Saturday, September 2nd at 1:00 p.m.  Further details will be announced closer to the event date.

Daddy/Daughter Dance

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon for girls and their dads at the La Habra Community Center ballroom.  The event will include dinner, dessert, dancing, games and more.  This year's theme is "Enchantment Under the Sea".  Open to girls ages age three through 13 years with an accompanying dad, grandfather, uncle or adult male guardian.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.  The fee is $20 per person.  Date is Saturday, October 1, 2016 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Limited tickets are available, so register early. For more information, please call 562-383-4205.

Please click here to download a registration form that can be completed to enroll in the above activities that require pre-registration and a fee.