Win a Chance to See Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes


We have teamed up for a Giveaway! Tell us your favorite Super Hero and why!


Winner will receive (2) vouchers (redeemable for two tickets)

VOUCHERS AVAILABLE ON OPENING NIGHT(S) ONLY No Weekends. Vouchers are valid for all three venues, ONE NIGHT ONLY at EACH VENUE.

o   Friday, July 7 – STAPLES Center, Downtown LA

o   Thursday, July 13 – Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario

o   Thursday, July 20 – Honda Center, Anaheim


  • Value $45 each
  • Once received, vouchers can be redeemed at the participating box office of winner’s choice – be sure to call ahead for hours of operation.
  • Vouchers cannot be sold for cash or placed for sale on ticketing sites, including Craig’s List, eBay, FB sell groups, etc.

Deadline to enter is June 20th, 2017 at noon PST. One winner will randomly be selected via

Celebrate World Oceans Day with Free Tote Bag Giveaway From Rubio’s! June 8 is World Oceans Day!

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Rubio’s Restaurants, the brand that has counted the ocean as a source of inspiration since its founding more than 30 years ago, is continuing its efforts to be a friend of the ocean with its 8th annual World Oceans Day reusable tote bag giveaway. On June 8 (World Oceans Day) Rubio’s is inviting fans, friends and ocean enthusiasts to help reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in the ocean by visiting a Rubio’s Coastal Grill location to receive a complimentary, specially designed reusable tote bag.

Since its first official World Oceans Day celebration eight years ago, Rubio’s has given away more than 90,000 free reusable tote bags. Reusable bags are a great alternative to plastic bags, which persist in the ocean for decades and endanger fish, turtles and other marine life. To get your complimentary World Oceans Day tote bag, simply download the coupon from and bring it to any Rubio’s Coastal Grill location June 8 (while supplies last).

“Since much of our menu includes seafood, we are passionate about helping educate the public about how important it is to maintain healthy marine ecosystems,” said Ralph Rubio, co-founder of Rubio’s Coastal Grill. “We are committed to supporting initiatives that help preserve our healthy oceans, and World Oceans Day is a great way for us to help raise awareness for clean water. We look forward to celebrating World Oceans Day and hope to see our guests in our restaurants on June 8.”

Rubio’s works to be a friend to the ocean year-round with a majority of its seafood being sourced from sustainable fisheries, recycling plastic and glass bottles in restaurants whenever possible, and using eco-friendly plates and to-go containers. These efforts help reduce the amounts of trash that can end up on beaches and the coastline.

We have also teamed up for a Special Giveaway! Two winners will each win a Tote bag with 2 Meal Vouchers! To enter, leave a comment below telling us why you think World Oceans Day is important! It’s important to SoCal City Kids and beach clean up is one of my special causes! Deadline to enter Is June 8th, 2017 at noon PST. Two winners will randomly be selected via


Self Disclosure: I also will be receiving a Tote bag and vouchers. No other compensation was received. Photo and info was provided.

Pacific Islander Festival June 3-4, 2017 at The Aquarium of the Pacific Giveaway: PACIFIC ISLANDER TICKET GIVEAWAY: Family 4-pack!

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Experience dance, music, cuisine, and cultural artifacts of the Pacific Islands on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

      Discover and explore the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands at the Aquarium’s 14th annual Pacific Islander Festival. The festival will include traditional craft demonstrations, educational programs, and an ocean of entertainment, including music and dance performances. Enjoy hula, Tahitian drumming, Hawaiian games, and the work of artisans. Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan, Fijian, Tongan, Chamoru, Marshallese, Kiribati, and Maori cultures will be featured.


HONOREE:  Regina “Ning” Quenga

Ceremony: Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 11:45 a.m. at Honda Blue Cavern

The award is presented in recognition of dedicated service to the Pacific Islander community.

WHEN:          Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, 2017, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  

WHERE:        Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802


COST:           Included with general admission: $29.95 adult (12+), $25.95 senior (62+), and $14.95 child (3-11), and free for children under age three and Aquarium members


INFO:            (562) 590-3100 or

 With coupon adults receive $10 OFF admission on June 3 or 4. Regular $29.95, just $19.95 with coupon!

We have teamed up for a Giveaway! One winner will win a PACIFIC ISLANDER TICKET GIVEAWAY: Family 4-pack!

To enter leave a comment below! Deadline to enter is May 31st, 2017 at 12 PST. One winner will randomly be selected. 


AQUARIUM: The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among peoples. Home to more than 11,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include the Ocean Science Center, Molina Animal Care Center, and the new FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing, Our Water Future, and Archerfish exhibits. Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages, from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. The Aquarium has won a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award for Aquariums, as awarded by TripAdvisor® travelers, and the 2016 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other special benefits.

Photo credit: Courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific.


Brown Bear Prize Pack Giveaway #BrownBearEverywhere

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As part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, I am able to to host a giveaway for a very special Brown Bear Prize Pack, featuring official Brown Bear swag, as well as a copy of the book signed by Eric Carle himself.
I have always loved this book and remember reading this to my son when he was a little one!
If you would like to enter the giveaway, simply leave a comment below! Deadline to enter is May 28th at 12:00 pm pst. One winner will randomly be selected.
More information about the Brown Bear anniversary can be found at
Self Disclosure: I have teamed up with Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group to host this giveaway and they will be sending the prize package.

Keeping Tech in Check Giveaway Opportunity!



More and more, contemporary parents feel “tech shamed” over the amount of time that their children spend consuming electronic media.  Research released almost daily warns of the mental health value of unplugging and the dangers of unrestricted time spent in front of a screen for kids of all ages. While parents recognize that today’s technology offers numerous developmental and educational benefits, parental anxiety over the tech takeover of family life is real and growing-but it’s time to reframe the conversation.
This past April, Cricket Media, the most award-winning children’s magazine publisher in the marketplace and Parents’ Choice Foundation, the nation’s oldest nonprofit guide to quality children’s media and toys, will launch theKEEPING TECH IN CHECK campaign. With the tagline, “a balance, not a ban,” KEEPING TECH IN CHECK offers families across the country a wealth of tools, tips and resources to help them find the right balance between technology and real-life experiences at
We have teamed up with Cricket Media to offer a Giveaway! One winner will win one annual subscription.

 Your choice of magazines. Perhaps something tied to literature/arts such as Babybug, Ladybug, Spider and Cricket. Or something science oriented, you would offer Dig, Ask, Muse, etc. Your choice of one! To enter, leave a comment below either telling us how you keep Teach in Check in your house or you can tell us your favorite magazine from Cricket.
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Deadline to enter is May 30th, 2017 at noon PST. One winner will randomly be selected. 
Self Disclosure: SoCal City Kids is a member of the  Keeping Tech in Check advisory panel.

Go Organically Momination Sweepstakes!

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With Mother’s Day right around the corner, show the moms in your life some love by entering them in the Go Organically Momination Sweepstakes! Whether it be your mom, grandma, friend or neighbor, you can enter ANY great mom by sharing what makes them so special.

To enter:

  • Simply visit, and share what makes the mom you are entering so special. The description will automatically enter you AND the “mominee” for a chance to win the first two tier prizes. To enter for the grand prize, you must upload a photo in addition to sharing what makes your “mominee” so special.


  • Grand Prize: $500 Visa gift card and 3 boxes of Go Organically Fruit Snacks
  • Runners Up: A bouquet of flowers and 3 boxes of Go Organically Fruit Snacks
  • Giveaways: 1 box of Go Organically Fruit Snacks

Credit: Go Organically. Sweepstakes is not affiliated with SoCal City Kids.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Delicious Chocolate from R.M. Palmer! Giveaway Opportunity!

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Mother’s Day is almost here! I can’t wait! One of my favorite things is chocolate! I don’t think I could survive Motherhood without it! Okay…I need coffee too! Some of my favorite chocolates are from R.M. Palmer! I just love their Peppermint Patties and the Lavender Filled Caramel Foiled balls! They are just delicious!

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I also had the opportunity to try their Gold Foiled Peanut Butter Cups and these are a hit with my whole family! I’m saving the 1 lb Belgian chocolate bar for myself this Mother’s Day!

You can find all these delicious chocolates at

We have teamed up for a Giveaway! To enter leave a comment below telling us how you plan to spend Mother’s Day this year or how you plan to pamper Mom this year! You can also tell us your favorite choice of the above chocolates! Deadline to enter is May 7th, 2017 at noon PST. U.S. Residents only, please. One winner will win the following:

  • Gold Foiled Peanut Butter Cups
  • Silver Foiled Peppermint patties
  • Lavender Filled Caramel Foiled balls.
  • 1 lb Belgian chocolate bar

Don’t forget to say “Hi” to R.M Palmer on Facebook too!


Self Disclosure: I received free samples to facilitate this special Mother’s Day Giveaway post. Photos were also provided.

Stress Less Paint-By-Number Flowers for Mother’s Day Giveaway Opportunity!


The Stress Less Paint-By-Number Flowers kit gives you everything you need to paint your stress away, and create beautiful art in the process!

With more than two dozen flower illustrations, you can choose from lilies, zinnias, daisies, sunflowers, bluebells, and more, then follow the color selection instructions and unwind. You don’t have to worry about picking the wrong color, or blending the wrong shade. This carefully curated, soothing palate ensures each piece you complete will be frame ready.

Enjoy spring time with Stress Less Paint-By-Number Flowers—you deserve it!

· An 8.25″ x 9.25″ book with 30 flower designs
· 6 tubes of acrylic paint
· 3 professional-grade brushes
· 1 paint tray

We have teamed up for a Giveaway! One winner will win the Stress Less Paint-By-Number Flowers Kit! To enter, leave a comment below! Deadline to enter is May 7th at noon PST! U.S. Residents only, please. 

Self Disclosure: No compensation was received. Info and image were provided and SoCal City Kids will select the winner.