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Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier hosted the 10th Annual PALpalooza on Wednesday, July 23.

News, Santa Monica, Pier, Youth

10th Annual PALpalooza Held On Santa Monica Pier At Pacific Park

Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 9:14 am

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier hosted the Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) with more than 500 children and more than seven Califo...

'Abrakidabra' will be held this Saturday, July 19 at Hotel Casa del Mar.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Youth

What's Hot: Hotel Casa del Mar Presents “Abrakidabra” Saturday Afternoon

Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 9:09 am

Hotel Casa del Mar presents “Abrakidabra” at 3 pm this Saturday. This event features modern conjurer Derek Hughes as he puts on a kid-centric magic matinee.

Donate food items through Aug. 15 to help prevent childhood hunger.

News, Business, Santa Monica, Youth

Santa Monica Resident Acts To Prevent Childhood Hunger

Posted Jul. 14, 2014, 9:11 am

After hearing statistics about hunger among children, Santa Monica resident Laura McHolm felt she needed to act.

The three Santa Monica young adult authors taking part in the panel: Holly Goldberg Sloan (from left), Ava Dellaira and Margaret Stohl.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Library, Youth

Young Authors To Lead Panel At Santa Monica Main Library This Tuesday Evening

Posted Jul. 7, 2014, 2:11 pm

A young adult author panel titled “Books to Bond Over: YA Authors in Conversation” will take place from 7-9 pm this Tuesday, July 8 at the Santa Monica Main Library. It will include six successful young authors – three hailing from Santa Monica.

USC Coaches and Banc of California launch a ticket giveaway to neighborhood children.

News, Sports, Santa Monica, Education, Youth

Banc Of California Focuses On Financial Literacy As Part Of USC Athletic Sponsorship

Posted Jul. 2, 2014, 9:03 am

Banc of California, Inc. has announced a focus on financial literacy in cooperation with the University of Southern California (USC) Athletics department as the company was named the “Official Bank of USC Athletics.”

Almost Holden Collection, an artistic collective, is located at 2821 Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica.

Life And Arts, Ocean Park, Seven Days, Exhibits, Santa Monica, Youth

Ocean Park Art Space Draws In Youth

Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:19 am

Imagine a space that transcends space itself, whose sole intention is to allow the creative people of Los Angeles a place to express themselves, to learn new things, and to collaborate. In Santa Monica, such a place exists.

Linda Randolph, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Medical Geneticist.

Health, Santa Monica, Youth, Chla

Pediatric Medical Geneticists Look To Genes To Unravel Mystery Illnesses In Children

Posted Jun. 9, 2014, 9:04 am

The genes children inherit determine everything from their height to their hair color. But sometimes, a child’s genetic code also contains hidden abnormalities that can cause an array of health issues, such as developmental delays or physical or mental illness.

Santa Monica High School student Hailey Hoffman at the Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica’s 65th Annual Music Awards on Tuesday.

News, Santa Monica, Youth, Non Profits

Kiwanis Club Of Santa Monica Host Annual Music Awards

Posted Jun. 6, 2014, 9:16 am

The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica held its 65th Annual Music Awards at the Santa Monica Library on Tuesday.

Santa Monica Police Activities League Awards Scholarships to 12 Local Students at Annual Recognition Dinner.

News, Santa Monica, Youth

12 Santa Monica Students Awarded $28,000 In Scholarships At PAL Dinner

Posted May. 28, 2014, 9:21 am

Santa Monica Police Activities League (PAL) hosted its annual Recognition Dinner at the Le Meridien Delfina hotel last week, awarding 12 students with $28,000 in scholarships to local students for post high school education expenses.

Santa Monica, Youth, Smc, Smmusd, Community

Youth Well-Being Workshop On June 1

Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am

A Youth Well-Being workshop will be held June 1 at Virginia Avenue Park and highlights the report from the Cradle to Career (SMC2C) initiative.

News, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica, Youth

CRJ To Host Workshop Sunday: "A Productive Summer For Your Child"

Posted May. 3, 2014, 7:45 am

The topic of this month’s Committee for Racial Justice workshop this Sunday, May 4 at Virginia Avenue Park in Santa Monica is more lighthearted than usual; yet a serious purpose underlies it.

Kiarash Sadrieh, MD, is a CHLA pediatric neurologist with office hours at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – Santa Monica.

Health, Santa Monica, Youth, Chla

Febrile Seizures: A Convulsion Caused By Fever

Posted May. 1, 2014, 8:16 am

Children with fevers are usually miserable. Their bodies can ache, they are listless, and they just don’t feel well. While fever is a part of our natural response to infection, the fever itself can lead to complications. One rare, but particularly frightening, complication is a febrile seizure.

The pool at the Annenberg Beach House celebration this weekend will be open between 1 pm and 4 pm.

Seven Days, Beach, Santa Monica, Youth, Annenberg

Free Annenberg Beach House Celebration This Weekend

Posted Apr. 25, 2014, 8:54 am

To celebrate its 5th Anniversary, the Annenberg Community Beach House will feature a variety of free family-friendly programs this Saturday and Sunday.

A new website called Little Quest helps parents find productive activities for their children over summer.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Youth, Summer

New Website Helps Parents Find Local Summer Activities For Children

Posted Apr. 17, 2014, 8:07 am

With the summer season coming up, parents will be inevitably facing a search for productive activities for their children. A convenient medium has emerged thanks to a couple of Santa Monica entrepreneurs who have come up with a way to assist in the search for youth summertime activities.

News, Santa Monica, Technology, Youth

Santa Monica Youth Tech Program Earns Elite Recognition

Posted Apr. 10, 2014, 9:01 am

Santa Monica’s Youth Tech Program ranked 54th on this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100 — a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S., the City of Santa Monica announced Monday.

Jazz For KidsSaturday, March 29The Broad Stage 1310 11th Street

Seven Days, Broad Stage, Santa Monica, Youth

What's Hot: The Broad Stage Presents Free “Jazz For Kids” This Saturday

Posted Mar. 28, 2014, 8:46 am

The Broad Stage presents “Jazz for Kids” at 11 am and 1 pm this Saturday. The event features an interactive performance and session with local jazz musicians as children get an up-close look at jazz music.

Environment, Santa Monica, Education, Youth

McKinley Elementary Named A Finalist In LA Trash-Free Lunch Challenge

Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:35 am

McKinley Elementary in Santa Monica has been named a finalist in L.A. County’s third annual Trash-Free Lunch Challenge.

News, Santa Monica, Youth, Non Profits

Applications Open For Rotary Club Of Santa Monica Community, Youth Grants

Posted Mar. 19, 2014, 9:12 am

The Rotary Club of Santa Monica is currently accepting applications for its Community and Youth Grants program from non-profit organizations that serve the Santa Monica area and address the needs of those less fortunate in our community.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles - Santa Monica celebrates its grand opening as CHLA physicians and hospital officials mark the occasion with leaders from the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce. From left: Neurologist Kiarash Sadrieh, MD; chamber board member Jeffrey Jarow; chamber CFO, Richard E. Lawrence; CHLA care center administrator Kelly Reynolds; chamber CEO Laurel Rosen; chamber member Michael Lynn; CHLA CEO Richard Cordova; CHLA Board of Trustees Co-Chair Cathy Siegel Weiss; CHLA Senior Vice Chair, Pediatrics Robert Adler, MD; Plastic Surgeon Mark Urata, MD, division chief of Plastic Surgery; Medical Geneticist Linda Randolph, MD, division chief, Medical Genetics; MD; chamber member David Woodbury.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Youth

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Hosts Opening Celebration In Santa Monica

Posted Mar. 15, 2014, 9:02 am

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles celebrated the grand opening of its new outpatient care center in Santa Monica with a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, marking the creation of CHLA’s fourth outpatient care center since 2010.

Sam Youngs from Troop 67 has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.

News, Santa Monica, Youth

Meet Santa Monica’s Newest Eagle Scout: Sam Youngs

Posted Feb. 1, 2014, 10:22 am

After four years working to complete the requirements, Sam Youngs from Troop 67 has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Nationally, fewer than 5 percent of all Boy Scouts attain this rank.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Youth

Grammy Children’s Family Concert Set For 
Saturday In Santa Monica

Posted Jan. 23, 2014, 8:32 am

The Children’s Recording Arts Alliance will host the fifth annual family concert featuring all five of this year’s children’s album Grammy Award nominees (Beth Nielsen Chapman, Jennifer Gasoi, Elizabeth Mitchell, Alastair Moock and Justin Roberts), this Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10:30 am.

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica, Youth

Make Magic Come Alive At Santa Monica Playhouse This Saturday

Posted Dec. 20, 2013, 9:28 am

Santa Monica Playhouse Family Theatre presents “Enchanted Fairytale Interactive Holiday Theatre” only one more time this year – Saturday, Dec. 21, from 10:30 am to noon.

“Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party” is back for the holidays at Santa Monica Playhouse.

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica, Youth

Santa Monica Playhouse Presents “Alice And The Wonderful Tea Party”

Posted Nov. 28, 2013, 9:07 am

Santa Monica Playhouse has welcomed the return of the original Chris DeCarlo and Evelyn Rudie musical comedy “Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party” as its 2013 holiday family theatre musical offering weekends through Dec. 15.

Gift cards valued at $100 were purchased by The Salvation Army for youth to buy winter clothes and shoes.

News, Santa Monica, Youth, Non Profits

Salvation Army Santa Monica Rewards Deserving Children With Sears Shopping Spree

Posted Nov. 27, 2013, 9:09 am

The holidays came early for 105 boys and girls between the ages of five and 12 last Tuesday morning as they were set loose inside the Sears store at 302 Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica to select coats, sweaters, shoes and other winter-time necessities, just in time for the holiday season.

Santa Monica’s Morgan-Wixson Theatre Youth Education/Entertainment Series presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” through Dec. 14.

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica, Youth

What's Hot: Morgan-Wixson Fundraiser Saturday For Youth Scholarship Fund

Posted Nov. 22, 2013, 6:51 am

The Morgan-Wixson Theatre is hosting one special charity performance of “Beauty and the Beast” to raise funds for the Dylan David Scholarship Fund for Young Actors on Saturday at 8 pm.

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