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    The Dugout

    Tuesday–Sunday, through September 4

    Chill out this summer in The Dugout, a baseball-themed hangout for family members of all ages. Inspired by the summer exhibitions, kick back and relax in a cozy, friendly setting replete with baseball Americana.

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    Family Art Studio

    Special summer schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, through September 4
    Regular schedule: Saturdays and Sundays, beginning September 10

    Enjoy one-of-a-kind art projects themed around Skirball exhibitions. Reinforcing the values of collaboration, community, and caring for the world around us, projects will ignite the imaginations of your family members, whether they are 2 or 102!

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    Two-by-Two: An Interactive Story Adventure at Noah’s Ark

    Wednesdays, 3:15–3:45 p.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Join our storytellers as they brings the timeless story of Noah’s Ark to life through theater, music, movement, and more.  Program subject to change or cancellation.

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    Dig It!

    Special summer schedule: Thursday–Sunday, through September 4
    Regular schedule: Saturdays and Sundays, beginning September 10

    Calling all aspiring archaeologists to the Skirball’s dig site! With the help of the archaeological staff in an outdoor field laboratory, discover what we have in common with people who lived centuries ago.

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  • On Ensemble

    On Ensemble

    Saturday, September 3, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Be there as On Ensemble, one of the most respected ensembles in the taiko (Japanese drumming) world, performs at the Skirball.

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  • El Haru Kuroi

    Sunday, September 4, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Wrap up this season of Family Amphitheater Performances with El Haru Kuroi. Natives of East Los Angeles, El Haru Kuroi perform music representative of their cultural upbringing, blending the styles of Mexican, South American, African, and American music.

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  • Hand on History

    Hands on History

    Sundays, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

    New! Get a real feel for the ancient world! Be on the lookout for a portable touch-cart that will pop up in Skirball spaces at various times on Sundays in July and August. Visitors of all ages are invited to touch actual ancient artifacts and discover the many things that connect us to the past

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    Toddler Tuesday Sing-Along

    Tuesdays, 1:00–1:25 p.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Join our educators for circle time and singing with your little one.

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    Story Time at Noah’s Ark

    Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m., beginning September 7

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Listen as flood stories from cultures around the world are brought to life through the timeless tradition of oral storytelling.

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    Skirball Playdate: Attitude of Gratitude

    Sunday, September 18, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $15 General for adult/child pair; $10 Family Member level and above for adult/child pair

    In this morning workshop, children and their caregivers explore fun, creative ways to show thanks. While using simple mindfulness techniques, participants will move their bodies, taste yummy snacks, make thank you cards together, and celebrate all of the reasons to be happy!

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    Family Lego Day

    Sunday, October 16, drop by anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

    What do you build? Inspired by the tradition of building temporary dwellings during the Jewish festival of Sukkot and the values of shelter and community associated with this holiday, help construct a mini-neighborhood in the courtyard behind the main lobby.

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  • Skirball Playdate: A Recipe for Family

    Skirball Playdate: Harvest Hoopla!

    Sunday, October 23, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $15 General for adult/child pair; $10 Family Member level and above for adult/child pair

    Help to prepare a simple feast in celebration of the Jewish festival of Sukkot and the autumn harvest. Learn about delicious harvest foods, create your own table lantern, and visit the Skirball sukkah.

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