Whittier Area Arts & Entertainment: 31 Events in January 2020

Whittier Area Arts & Entertainment: 31 Events in January 2020

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 Friday, January 24 (and for an additional 20 shows), La Mirada Theatre presents Arsenic and Old Lace (8pm). Sage Lounge presents The Doors tribute band Peace Frog (9pm).

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)

Leave a Reply