This weekend is full of celebrations – whether you’re star struck, a bookworm, or you celebrate Norouz or St. David’s Day. Here’s a sample of everything for your family to choose from!

1. Sunday Studio at MOCA
Re-live your hipper, artsy-fartsy pre-kid days, kids in tow, by taking part in the Family Sunday Studio at MOCA with dynamic tours, innovative art experiments, music, and more!
Sunday March 2nd 1p.m. to 4p.m.
Free for all ages
MOCA Grand Avenue, 250 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

2. Hinamatsuri (Girl’s Day) Tea
Mothers, daughters, ladies of all ages are welcome to bring their dolls and head to the Japanese American National Museum for afternoon tea at the Chado Tea Room to celebrate Hinamatsuri – a special day in Japan where families celebrate the health and happiness of their young daughters. We say cheers to that!
Saturday March 1st 11a.m.
$35 Ages 5+ (Special activities and giveaways included)
RSVP is required as they are limited to 40 seats
Japanese American National Museum, 100 North Central Avenue., Los Angeles

3. Oscar Couture at FIDM
It’s the annual Oscar Nominated Costumes exhibit, and this year there’s an eyeful for kids – with the larger than life Superman costumes from Man of Steel, the witches garb from OZ The Great and Powerful, the robot suits from Pacific Rim, to Katniss’ clothes from Catching Fire. Celebrating the art and industry of costume designers, this exhibition will present more than 100 costumes from twenty films released in 2013.
The exhibit is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10a.m. – 5p.m. through April 26
Free for all ages
FIDM, 919 South Grand Avenue., Los Angeles

4. A Seussian Party for Read Across America
Everyone with a wocket in their pocket or a cat under their hat won’t want to miss this Dr. Seuss celebration. Come read stories, make paper hats, and turn into cats (with face painting, of course!)
Sunday March 2nd 2p.m. – 4p.m.
$5-$8 for ages 2-7
Zimmer Children’s Museum, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles

5. “White”, a play for kids
Kids are invited to an all-white world in this offbeat comedy from Scottish children’s theater company Catherine Wheels. “This may be the only show that will remind you simultaneously of “Teletubbies” and Waiting for Godot.” – The New York Times.  That’s the only thing we needed to hear – we’re in!  Also, it’s just 35 minutes and aimed at kids 2-5.
February 26th – Sunday March 23rd at various times
$25 for ages 2-5
Wallis Annenber Center, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills

6.  Bubble Man
Who doesn’t love bubbles? The Bubble Man has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles! The Amazing Bubble Man conjures shrieks of laughter and gasps of amazement from all ages.
Saturday March 1st and Sunday March 2nd at 11a.m. and 1.p.m. and 3p.m.
$25 for adults and $20 for children
The Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main St., Santa Monica

7. The Schick Machine
Challenge your kids to think about what an instrument can be. In a show filled with sonic surprises and visual delights, kids watch as an inventor is inspired by the things he finds in his workshop as he creates a new musical machine.
Saturday March 1st and Sunday March 2nd at various times
$20-$30 Ages 5+
Freud Playhouse, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles

8. March for Climate Change
Join the SoCal Climate Action Coalition 350 and its regional partners for the largest coast-to-coast climate march in American history. Kids can learn about climate change and see their parents getting active in the issue, because “Climate Change is Personal!” Early risers can join the Native American sunrise ceremony – we’ll see you at the rally at 9a.m.! Thousands are projected to join the mobilized mass movement starting in the Port of Los Angeles, with hundreds continuing to march 3,000 miles to Washington D.C. to deliver the message!
Free for all ages
Rally starts at 9a.m., march begins at 10a.m.
South Bay, Wilmington Waterfront Park, “C” Street, Wilmington

9. Long Beach Mardi Gras Parade
The family fun lasts all afternoon long! Shoreline Village is hosting a great day of music, art, festivities, and young and old alike are welcome to dress up, dance, and make merry along Long Beach’s beautiful Rainbow Harbor.
The parade starts at 3p.m. in front of Long Beach’s legendary Aquarium of the Pacific – it’s free to watch or take part in the parade!
Saturday March 1st 1p.m. – 6p.m.
Free for all ages
Rainbow Harbor, Pine Ave. & Shoreline Dr., Long Beach

10. Happy Norouz (Persian New Year)
Bring the family to the Bowers Museum for their Norouz, or Persian New Year, family celebration that’s full of music, dance, crafts and art.
Sunday March 2nd 11a.m. – 3:30p.m.
Free for all ages
Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, Orange County

What and where will you be celebrating?  Don’t forget to DVR the Oscar telecast! Idina Menzel is singing “Let It Go,” and your little Frozen fanatic will love to see it!