Children's Programs


Once Upon a the Homestead 

Saturday, February 8
• 12:30 to 2 p.m.
• Ideal for children ages 4 to 8
• Free; reservations recommended

Will you be ours? Have a "lovely" time as we celebrate the history of Valentine's Day with stories, crafts, and fun.

Reservations are highly recommended. This session is limited to 40 children.

Parents: Consider visiting your local library before or after the event to keep your young ones engaged in reading! The two libraries located closest to the Homestead Museum are in Hacienda Heights and La Puente.


Under the Oak Tree: Exploring Nature with the Kizh

Saturday, June 28
Saturday, November 22

• 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
• Ideal for families with children ages 6 & up
• Free; reservations required and can be made starting May 17 for the June program and October 4 for the November program

Join members of the Kizh Gabrieleño tribe for an engaging nature walk on the grounds of the Homestead. Discover how the Kizh used native plants, what these plants did and still do for our environment, and how you can use them around your home today. The program includes a craft. Admission is free, but space is limited and reservations are required.


All About Cowboys

Wednesday, October 15
• 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
• Ideal for children ages 2 to 6
• Free; no reservations needed, but arrive early to claim your spot (space is limited to 30 children per session)

Learn about the life of a cowboy in early California. Children will enjoy a craft, game, and story on the grounds of the museum.