How will you spend the first month of the new decade? Check out 31 opportunities in January 2020 to learn something new, make something by you, and have fun:
On Saturday, January 4, attend—or compete in—a chess tournament (Central Library, 11am) and a Paint Night (Whittier Art Gallery, 6pm). Parks After Dark presents Righteous & The Wicked all-ages show at Sorensen Park (4pm) and Snowglobe Perspective hosts Angel City Fusion: Dapper Day Jan 4th (9:30pm).
On Tuesday, January 7, children ages 5-11 can participate in Discovery Tuesday: Knock Down a Snowman! at Sorensen Library (2pm).
On Wednesday, January 8, join the monthly Art Stroll in Uptown Whittier (5-9pm).
On Thursday, January 9, We Rock The Spectrum presents its weekly Toddler Art Class (9am).
On Friday, January 10, La Mirada Theatre presents Moulin Rouge! Sing-Along (8pm).
On Saturday, January 11, the Whittier Art Gallery hosts an Art Supply and Resource Exchange (9am-4pm); La Mirada Theatre presents The Little Mermaid Sing-Along (1pm) and The Rocky Horror Picture Show Sing-Along (9:30pm); and, the Shannon Center hosts the first Aloha Series concerts of the year (pictured–2pm & 7:30pm). Join a Familia Vision Board Workshop with Latinx Parenting (4pm).
On Monday, January 13, bring the family to play Hello January Bingo at the Whittwood Library (6:30pm).
On Tuesday, January 14, teens ages 12-17 can participate in Scrapbooking 101 at Sorensen Library (4pm).
On Wednesday, January 15, Central Library hosts the monthly Wednesday Book Club featuring Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Eagan (6:30pm).
On Saturday, January 18, the Children’s Museum hosts Daniel Tiger Day (10am); the Experiential Writer’s Group meets at the Whittier Art Gallery (11am); Sorensen Library hosts Little Painters (11am); and, the Shannon Center hosts Muriel Anderson with Andy McKee (7:30pm).
On Monday, January 20, the Whittier Art Gallery hosts a meeting of the 3D Artists Group (7pm).
On Tuesday, January 21, teens ages 12-17 can participate in Teen Gaming at Sorensen Library (4pm).
On Saturday, January 25, King Richard’s hosts a stained-glass workshop (10:30am); the Whittier Art Gallery hosts a reception for “Burst of Creativity” (1-5pm); and, the Shannon Center presents An Evening with George Winston (7:30pm).
On Sunday, January 26, the Homestead Museum hosts Female Justice: Hattie Woolsteen (2pm).
On Monday, January 27, children ages 5-11 can learn about Malala’s Story at Sorensen Library (5:30pm).
On Tuesday, January 28, teens ages 12-17 can learn to draw Optical Illusions at Sorensen Library (4pm).
On Thursday, January 30, bring a sack lunch to Central Library for a hometown Lunch at the Library presentation (12pm).
On Friday, January 31, the Harmony Center hosts the first in its Posi Music Concert Series (7pm)