OC Fair Imaginology: APRIL 21-23Friday April 14, 2017
Treat the kids to a fun filled time at the OC Fair Imaginology event! If your kids are interested in science or looking for something new to enjoy, this is perfect hands-on event for them. Celebrating science, tech, engineering, math and the arts, this cool event has it all. Whether your child is in elementary school or high school, they get a chance to enjoy interactive exhibits, robotics, coding, game development, and simulation. It takes place at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa from April 21-23. While you’re in Costa Mesa, check out Tavern Bowl for even more fun or The Triangle for a bite to eat.
Easter egg hunts events near ProvenceWednesday March 29, 2017
Easter is quickly approaching and we found some fun and festive events near us to share with your family. The Yorba Linda Flashlight Egg Hunt takes place on April 14. The Anaheim Hills Easter Eggstravaganza takes place on April 12. The Fullerton Easter Celebration takes place on April 8. The Placentia Easter Eggcitement Event takes place on April 8. No matter which event you choose, enjoy crafts for the kids, Easter egg hunts, and of course, the man himself, the Easter Bunny. If you’re looking for art supplies to make fun Easter egg designs and those cute baskets, check out Michaels in Yorba Linda. Image courtesy of Kraft recipes.
St. Patrick’s Day Party/Fundraiser: YL Community CenterSunday March 12, 2017
Have fun until the wee hours of the night at the nearby Yorba Linda Community Center to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 to help a great cause. There will be 2 live bands, a Sing-Along Pub, Whiskey Tasting, Silent Auction and Traditional Irish Meal served included in the cost of the ticket is Irish Buffet, Appetizers, unlimited beer, wine, soda, water, dessert and coffee. The Irish Whiskey Bar is an additional cost. This event benefits the Placentia Yorba Meals on Wheels. Placentia Yorba Meals on Wheels is a dedicated, privately funded, 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive funds from Federal, State or Local Governments. We depend on contributions from individuals, organizations, and the business community. Their mission is to provide nourishing meals to those who are unable to prepare or obtain adequate meals for themselves. Their service enables many people to remain self-sufficient in their own homes and to maintaining their independence. Their wonderful volunteers not only deliver meals, they also provide daily visits in which they can check on clients’ welfare- “Delivering Smiles, a Meal at a Time!” They are proud to be in their 41st Year of Service.
Let’s play! Box Canyon Park in Yorba LindaTuesday February 28, 2017
Gotta love all the parks in North Orange County! Box Canyon Park in Yorba Linda has recently been remodeled. There is a large castle-inspired structure, pirate ship area, and shaded picnic area. There’s plenty of room to run around and play catch. This clean and sprawling park also includes a basketball court too. Bunnies, lizards, and birds also love this park. The park includes nice restrooms too. Enjoy a celebration, birthday, or every day fun at this cool park. If you’re looking for even more parks in Orange County, we‘ve got you.
Dressing Downton at Muzeo in AnaheimTuesday February 14, 2017
One of the most popular shows around now has a traveling exhibition of its wears and inspirations. “Dressing Downton” celebrates the fashion and jewelry of the Downton Abbey. Enjoy the style of the working characters and the characters of leisure in this incredible exhibit. Extended museum hours from February 12 – May 7, 2017: Tue-Thu 10am-5pm, Fri-Sat 10-8pm, Sun 10-5, Closed Mondays. Muzeo is a beautiful venue and has a wide variety of exhibits and events throughout the year. While you’re in Anaheim, the Packing District is a great place to get a bite to eat.
Make an art nouveau card for your Valentine: FEB 5Monday January 30, 2017
The Fullerton Museum Center is offering a special, hands on, creative event to make art nouveau Valentines cards at 2pm on February 5, 2017. Create a heartfelt original Valentine for your love ones and enjoy tea and light refreshments of the period. $15 includes all materials and refreshments. Did you know that the Fullerton Museum Center was voted best art museum by the OC Weekly?! For additional information, call the Fullerton Museum Center at 714-738-6545. What is art nouveau?
Snow & Sled Day in Fullerton: JAN 28Monday January 16, 2017
Enjoy winter fun for everyone at the Snow & Sled Day in Fullerton on January 28. That’s right, real snow! The kids will love sledding on three 75’ runs at the Brea Dam. There will also be a toddler and sled run for those 5 and under. Enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows to keep you warm and food is available for purchase. Music and crafts make this an event all kids will enjoy. Pre-registration is required. Sign-up today! If you looking for more grown up fun in the snow such as skiing or snowboarding, check out Mammoth Mountain, or Snow Summit.
Dining near historic Main Street in Yorba LindaFriday January 6, 2017
Part of the irresistible charm of Yorba Linda is Main Street. Since the 1920s, Main Street has been a popular place to dine, shop, and gather with friends. Enjoy Mexican and Italian food at Main Street Restaurant. They are famous for their 6-foot burritos. Winery at Main Street offers a fine selection of red, white, and fruit-based wines made in-house. Delicious appetizers are pairings are also top notch. Mimi’s and Fitness Grill are also close.
25th First Night Fullerton: New Year’s EveThursday December 22, 2016
A popular north Orange County tradition is First Night Fullerton. This is the 25th anniversary of this fun new year’s eve event. It’s a FREE, all ages, non-alcohol related event that takes place between 7pm and Midnight. On Harbor Blvd., Pomona Ave., and Wilshire Ave. Enjoy live music, extreme rides, zip lining, yummy food, games, roaming entertainment, and fireworks display at midnight. If you’re looking for a more beachy scene, try HB on January 1. The annual Surf City Splash takes place between 9-11AM. Activities include dip in the Pacific Ocean and a pancake breakfast. This event benefits the HB International Surf Museum.
The Nutcracker @ the Grove of Anaheim: DEC 17Thursday December 8, 2016
Enjoy a cherished holiday tradition with the Anaheim Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker at the City National Grove of Anaheim. This full-length production includes waltzing flowers, huge Christmas trees, and so much more. Get your tickets here. This is the 30th season for the Anaheim Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. Learn about the history of this popular holiday tradition. Other holiday productions at the Grove include The Vandals Christmas Formal, Olate Dogs Santa Paws Holiday Show and 2nd Annual Noche Navidena con Luis.