Archive of ‘Kid Time’ category

San Diego Museums Free Tuesdays in June 2017


As a public service the San Diego park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month. Most of the museums are in Balboa Park with a few outside of Balboa Park. Tuesdays the museums are free to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents. Below is the full list for the month of June 2017.

Please note: Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only and charge admission to special exhibitions or films. Also note: Some museums may require ID for minors. Due to large crowds and for visitor safety some museums may restrict entrance to strollers.

The Timken Museum of Art is always free.

Tuesday – June 6, 2017

Tuesday – June 13, 2017

Tuesday June 20, 2017

Tuesday June 27, 2017

You might also like

Best Day Ever at SeaWorld San Diego


What is the best day ever? Does it include a theme park? Learning about different sea creatures? One-on-one interaction with dolphins? Look no further – SeaWorld San Diego has it all and much more. My son and I were lucky enough to visit SeaWorld San Diego recently and had a full day of incredible activities planned.

My child loves penguins, they have always been his favorite animal, so it was on the top of our list of things to see. When we found out there was a Penguin Encounter that lets guests get up close and personal with penguins, we knew we had to do it! Included with the Penguin Encounter is one-on-one interaction with a penguin, behind-the-scenes access, and you can actually visit the penguin habitat (bring a jacket).  From the second the penguin walked into the room, my son was on Cloud Nine. He kept saying “this is the best day ever,” he was able to touch the penguin and ask questions. Seeing the look of pure joy on a child’s face is what life is all about.

After we left the penguin habitat we scheduled a Dolphin Encounter and set out to meet our dolphin trainer. The trainer explained what we could do during our encounter. We were able to touch and feed a dolphin and we were able train with them. Being that close to a dolphin and actually interact with it was a truly beautiful experience. There is also a Dolphin Interaction Program where you suit up (wetsuit that is) and you actually get into the water with the dolphins.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Next,we hit up the ride Journey to Atlantis water coaster. Be prepared, you will get WET! It was perfect as the day was warming up and it was nice to have a little cool down. The ride itself is fun, with twists and turns and even a large elevator ride in the middle.

Around lunch time we were able to “Dine with Shamu.” Yes, you read that right, you get to have lunch with the Orcas! The picture above is one who came over to say hi to us. During lunch we were told some about the new presentation for the Orcas and what the new stadium will look like. It is more of a natural habitat for them, it is all about the whales and what SeaWorld can do for them.

And we learned about some upcoming attractions! There will be a couple fun new rides for the whole family to enjoy at SeaWorld this summer. For example, ever wonder what it would be like to be dangling from an jellyfish tentacle? With the all new Tentacle Twirl you can find out. The one ride my son and I can’t wait to try is the Submarine Quest. On Submarine Quest you can embark on an underwater adventure in a submarine that allows children of all ages to participate with onboard navigation along your journey. These rides and more will open Memorial Day weekend so you can experience them this summer!

Spending the day with my son at SeaWorld San Diego may have been one of the best days we have ever had. For more information or to purchase tickets visit SeaWorld’s website here.

This post was created in partnership with WomensForum and SeaWorld San Diego, but all opinions are my own.

You might also like

Disney Store Summer Play Days all summer long


Everyday throughout the summer at your nearest Disney Store (*Select stores only. Find or call your local store for details.)There will be tons of FREE Disney fun beginning on June 10th with a Cars 3 event visit a Disney Store everyday at 3 PM. Every week you participate you will receive a free Disney Character patch, attend every week and receive a special patch at the end of the summer. 

You might also like

Regal Summer Movie Express 2017


Regal & Edwards have released the schedule for the Summer Movie Express for the Summer of 2017! The movies are all rated G/PG, and are great for kids of all ages. It is only $1 per person to attend! All of the movies begin at 10 AM on Tuesday’s and Wednesdays throughout the summer.  Every week there are two different movies playing for you to choose from. The start date for movie theaters vary so I have listed the start dates below the list of movies. If you live outside of California please click here for a full list.

Click on the city closest to you to see the dates and times in your city.    

Theater Name  City  Start Date
Edwards Alhambra Renaissance Stadium 14 & IMAX Alhambra June 6, 2017
Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20 & IMAX Aliso Viejo June 20, 2017
Edwards Anaheim Hills 14 Anaheim June 20, 2017
Regal Arroyo Grande Stadium 10 Arroyo Grande June 13, 2017
Regal Auburn Stadium 10 Auburn June 6, 2017
Edwards Bakersfield Stadium 14 Bakersfield June 6, 2017
Edwards Brea Stadium West 10 Brea June 20, 2017
Edwards Camarillo Palace Stadium 12 & IMAX Camarillo June 20, 2017
Edwards Cerritos Stadium 10 Cerritos June 20, 2017
Regal Corona Crossings Stadium 18 & RPX Corona June 20, 2017
Edwards Metro Pointe Stadium 12 Costa Mesa June 20, 2017
Regal Davis Stadium 5 Davis June 13, 2017
Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 20 & IMAX Dublin June 13, 2017
Edwards Eastvale Gateway Stadium 14 Eastvale June 6, 2017
Edwards Rancho San Diego Stadium 15 El Cajon June 20, 2017
Regal Parkway Plaza Stadium 18 & IMAX El Cajon June 20, 2017
Regal El Dorado Hills Stadium 14 & IMAX El Dorado Hills May 30, 2017
Regal Escondido Stadium 16 & IMAX Escondido June 13, 2017
Edwards Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX Dublin June 13, 2017
Regal Foothill Towne Center Stadium 22 Foothill Ranch June 20, 2017
Edwards Fresno Stadium 22 & IMAX Fresno June 20, 2017
Regal Indio Metro 8 Indio June 13, 2017
Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21 IMAX & RPX Irvine June 20, 2017
Regal Jackson Cinema 4 Jackson June 6, 2017
Regal La Habra Stadium 16 La Habra June 6, 2017
Edwards Long Beach Stadium 26 & IMAX Long Beach June 20, 2017
Regal LA LIVE A BARCO Innovation Center Los Angeles June 20, 2017
UA Regency 7 Merced June 6, 2017
Edwards Kaleidoscope Stadium 10 Mission Viejo June 20, 2017
Regal Modesto Stadium 10 Modesto May 30, 2017
Regal Oceanside Stadium 16 Oceanside June 13, 2017
Edwards Ontario Palace Stadium 22 & IMAX Ontario June 6, 2017
Regal Placerville Stadium 8 Placerville May 30, 2017
Regal Rancho Mirage Stadium 16 Rancho Mirage June 13, 2017
Regal Riverside Plaza Stadium 16 Riverside June 20, 2017
Regal Natomas Marketplace Stadium 16 Sacramento June 6, 2017
UA Arden Fair 6 Sacramento June 13, 2017
Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX San Diego June 27, 2017
Regal San Jacinto Metro 12 San Jacinto June 13, 2017
Edwards San Marcos Stadium 18 San Marcos June 27, 2017
Edwards Canyon Country Stadium 10 Santa Clarita / Canyon Country June 20, 2017
Regal Simi Valley Civic Center Stadium 16 Simi Valley June 20, 2017
Regal Sonora Stadium 10 Sonora June 13, 2017
Edwards South Gate Stadium 20 & IMAX South Gate June 20, 2017
Regal Stockton Holiday Cinema 8 Stockton June 6, 2017
Edwards Temecula Stadium 15 & IMAX Temecula June 6, 2017
Regal Turlock Stadium 14 Turlock May 30, 2017
Regal Ukiah Stadium 6 Ukiah June 13, 2017
Regal Visalia Sequoia Mall 12 Visalia June 6, 2017
Edwards West Covina Stadium 18 West Covina June 6, 2017


Minion MiP now available!


The Minion MiP is now available! With the up coming release of Despicable Me 3, WowWee has just released a new Minion MiP! We have had it for a few days in our house and the kids are fighting over who gets to play with it! I wish we had three of them, it is so fun and the dance mode is our favorite. Today on LIVE TV it lost connection to my phone so I uploaded a fun video to my Instagram here. It is so fun and easy to use, so easy even a 4 year told can do it. It just went on sale yesterday at Best Buy for only $79.99, to purchase or for more information click here.

Minion MiP(TM) Turbo Dave – WowWee’s award-winning MiP robot combined seamlessly with one of the world’s most popular character brands, MINIONS launches in advance of Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 in theaters June 30th, 2017 distributed by Universal Pictures.

Have you ever wanted to have your very own loyal henchman to help carry out all of your mischievous schemes? Meet Turbo Dave, your own personal Minion™! Turbo Dave responds to hand gestures using GestureSense(TM) technology and can even navigate your room. Download the Turbo Dave App to control your Minion remotely, plan paths for him to self-navigate, add Minion emotions, or even have your Minion interact with other characters and props from the Despicable Me™ franchise. Also included is a coding platform for high-tech programming fun and more. When desperate times call for DESPICABLE measures, Wowwee’s Turbo Dave can bring in the mischievous fun!

Suggested retail: $79.99 on sale NOW at Best Buy, soon at Target, Amazon, TRU and other major retailers.

To purchase at Best Buy click here


You might also like

Summer Movie Express Starting June 20, 2017


Regal has released the schedule for the Summer Movie Express 2017! The movies are all rated G/PG, and are great for kids of all ages. It is only $1 per person to attend! All of the movies begin at 10 AM on Tuesday’s and Wednesdays throughout the summer.  Every week there are two different movies playing for you to choose from. The start date for movie theaters vary so I have listed the start dates for the cities of:  Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Camarillo, Cerritos, Corona, Costa Mesa, El Cajon, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Mission Viejo, Riverside, Santa Clarita / Canyon Country, Simi Valley, and South Gate.

If you live outside of California please click here for a full list.

All movies start at 10AM and are rated G or PG 
Week Dates Movies
Week 1 Tue June 20
Wed June 21
Kung Fu Panda 3
Ice Age: Collision Course
Week 2 Tue June 27
Wed June 28
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Week 3 Tue July 4
Wed July 5
Monster Trucks
Penguins of Madagascar
Week 4 Tue July 11
Wed July 12
Rio 2
The Boxtrolls
Week 5 Tue July 18
Wed July 19
The Secret Life of Pets
Week 6 Tue July 25
Wed July 26
Kubo and the Two Strings
Ratchet and Clank
Week 7 Tue August 1
Wed August 2
The Spongebob Square Pants Movie: Sponge Out of Water
The Adventures of Tin Tin
Week 8 Tue August 8
Wed August 9
Happy Feet 2
Cats & Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Week 9 Tue August 15
Wed August 16
The Lego Batman Movie

1 2 3 4 5 43

%d bloggers like this: