Thanks for checking out the latest edition of the Grab & Go Planner, where we at Santa Monica Patch leave no stone unturned in our quest to bring the top family friendly activities right to you.
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Family Best Bets of the Week
1. TAIKO DRUMMING
Where/When: ; Monday, 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: Feel the rhythm as you and your kids learn the vibrant history of Taiko drumming and witness a live demonstration of this ancient art by The Taiko Center of Los Angeles.
2. SECOND ANNUAL MONTANA AVENUE ARTWALK
Where/When: Montana Avenue (from Seventh St. to 17th St.); Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Why Go: From photography to painting to tapestry to jewelry, this 10-block evening art walk will showcase them all. Come feast your eyes on a wide variety of art, listen to live music, and enjoy discounts on merchandise from many of the avenue’s chic stores!
3. OCEAN PARK’S PUPPET WORLD
Where/When: ; Thursday, 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: Lively stories, silly songs, furry puppets. Doesn’t get any better than that for a kids activity.