March 2018 Field Trips

Sea World – San Diego


March 19, 2018

8:45 am – 1:30 pm

COST:       $6.25 per person: stay until 1:30 pm.  You MUST leave by 1:30!

$32.00 per person (all day) Park closes at 5:00 pm

PLACE:     Sea World, 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, CA 92109


PARKING:  FREE – Pick up a parking pass when signing up

*** Please be prompt. The group must enter together (all must check in before we can get in line to register; then we have to wait until our group is let in) and everyone will be held up if you are late.

Deadline:   Wednesday, March 14, 2018 

Enhance your home education program with an Instructional Field Trip to SeaWorld. This program provides your students with an unforgettable day of exploration as they connect to wildlife and the world we share.

Your program begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 1:30 p.m. The program includes:

  • An educational animal presentation.
  • Self-guided viewing of SeaWorld’s animal habitats. On the day of the visit, each adult chaperone receives a Field Trip Guide to facilitate learning.
  • A Science Activity Guide is provided prior to your visit. This guide provides additional educational value to your SeaWorld field trip.

Field Trip Guides/Teacher Guides:

For questions:

Deering Banjo

Factory Tour


March 8, 2018

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

COST:      $5.00 per family (6 years & up)

(15 people maximum)

PLACE:     3733 Kenora Drive

Spring Valley, CA 91977


Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018 (or until full) 

Please join us for a tour of the Deering Banjo Factory. We will learn the company’s history, anatomy of a banjo, tour the factory and see how an entire banjo is made.  Welcome to the wonderful world of Deering Banjos, all of which are hand built by Janet and Greg Deering and their team of 48 dedicated banjo specialists right he in their Spring Valley, California facility, just 10 miles east of downtown San Diego.

Over the past 41 years they have made more than 100,000 banjos and every one of them has been crafted with special attention.  They are a family run business, and their focus and passion is to create great banjos that enable you as an artist to enjoy expressing yourself and your music.

Flying Leathernecks

Aviation Museum

Friday, March 9, 2018

10:30 am – 1:00 pm

COST:      $5.00 per family

PLACE:     4203 Anderson Ave., San Diego, CA 92145

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018 (or until full) 

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is a one of a kind U.S. Marines aviation museum, developed by a dedicated museum staff and many volunteers, and strongly supported by the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation. This command museum is located at MCAS Miramar San Diego. It is the only museum in the world dedicated to preserving the incredible contributions made by Marine Corps aviators and their ground support personnel.

The museum is proud to have more than 48 aircraft in its collection. Their restoration staff works tirelessly to restore these planes to their original glory. Exhibits are rotated on a regular basis in order to provide variety to our visitors. Here is a complete listing:

For questions:

Monrovia Police Station Tour


March 15, 2018

9:30 am – 11:00 am

COST:      $5.00 per family

PLACE:    140 E. Lime Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016

PARKING:  across the street – free

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 (or until full) 

Please join us for a tour of the Monrovia Police Station.  You will get to see what goes on at the station and possibly see the jail where they temporarily hold inmates.

Founded in 1911, the Monrovia Police Department provides law enforcement for the city of Monrovia, Calif., and is a division of the city s government. The department s primary responsibilities include providing enforcement of laws that relate to crimes against persons and property, as well as initiating investigations into such crimes. It also enforces codes and ordinances pertaining to traffic and parking. In addition, the department participates in programs that are geared toward community awareness and crime prevention. The police department maintains records and compiles reports regarding emergency calls, types of reported crimes and offender registrations. It also files reports on behalf of residents pertaining to crimes and traffic accidents. The department is comprised of 20-plus administrative employees and more than 60 police officers.

They operate a temporary holding, Type 1 jail facility. The jail operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

For questions:

Heritage Square




March 19, 2018

10:30 am – 12:30 pm (approx.)

COST:      K-6 grade – $ 3.00; 7-12 grade – $4.00; Adults – $10.00

PLACE:     3800 Homer Street

Los Angeles, CA 90031

PARKING:  Free (meet in the parking lot)

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 12, 2018 (or until full) 

Heritage Square Museum is a living history museum that explores the settlement and development of Southern California during its first 100 years of statehood.

The eight historic structures located at the museum, constructed during the Victorian Era, were saved from demolition and serve as a perfect background to educate the public about the everyday lives of Southern Californians from the close of the 19th Century into the early decades of the 20th Century. From the simplicity of the Longfellow-Hastings Octagon House to the opulence of the people who contributed so much to the development of modern Los Angeles.

You may bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on their lawn.

For more information on the museum:

Orpheus and Eurydice

by Christoph Willibald Gluck

LA Opera


March 21, 2018

5:00 pm



COST:      $8.00 per student, $15.00 per adult

  • -Or- enroll in Opera Class – $100.00 per year per family
  • (Wed. at 4:30–5:30pm at EiE)   (no more than 1 adult to 1 student ratio)

PLACE:      Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

PARKING:  Music Center Garage – $9.00 (please check price)


Deadline:   CLOSED 

In a timeless story drawn from mythology, Orpheus descends into the underworld to retrieve his lost Eurydice. But first he must tame the Furies and face Love’s challenge. Gluck’s groundbreaking opera, which bridges the musical worlds of Handel and Mozart with its ornate vocal lines and flowing melodies, forever changed the face of opera with its bold emphasis on dramatic clarity and emotional strength.

Director, choreographer and designer John Neumeier, a living legend in the dance world, creates a new production that showcases the virtuoso dancers of the Joffrey Ballet.

In French with projected English Translations.

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Easter Egg Hunt at Park Day


March 22, 2018

Egg hunt starts at

1:30 pm

Park Day is from

12:00 – whenever 

COST:       Free

PLACE:     Encanto Park, 777 Encanto Pkwy., Duarte, CA 91010

PARKING:  free

Deadline:   Monday, March 19, 2018

Please come to Park Day and enjoy time with other families. We will be having an Easter Egg hunt for the kids – age does not matter!! Please bring the following:

  • 1 dozen filled plastic eggs per child (no chocolate due to melting) Please tape edges of eggs to prevent opening.
  • Something for your child to gather eggs in.
  • Please arrive early so we may sort the eggs.

This will be a fun time for all.