Don’t miss these five events happening in Santa Monica from April 16-22


1.  The WhiskyX LA at the Barker Hangar – April 20


Bring your family and friends to make and fly kites down at the Santa Monica Pier. Everyone will receive his or her own free, unique kite, along with a color theory instruction lesson. Kite makers from across the United States will also showcase their work and create a “gallery in the sky.”





2. KCET’S Earth Focus Environment Film Festival – April 21

Earth-FocusThe 2nd annual Earth Focus Environment Film Festival in Santa Monica takes place on April 21 in partnership with Laemmle’s theatres and is open to the public. The festival is a full-day event that will also showcase green organizations in Los Angeles that include Heal the Bay, River LA, Sierra Club, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Project Save Our Sur, and L.A.





3. Shirley Temple’s 90th Birthday Tea Party – April 21

ShirleyThe Santa Monica History Museum is excited to announce it will host a Shirley Temple birthday tea which will feature an exclusive one-day “Little Princess” pop-up exhibit featuring items that have not been displayed at the museum before.






4. Earth Day Celebration at the Santa Monica Pier – April 21


Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with special activities and presentations throughout the day, including an Earth Day-themed activities.






5. Earth Month Nothin’ But Sand Beach Cleanup – April 21


This is a great opportunity for you and your family, friends or associates to get involved and help clean up the beach for Earth Month.