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August 29, 2016 • September 2016, Special EventsComments (0)

Festival of Children Foundation Presents 15th Annual Festival of Children® with over 75 charities in attendance Festival of Children Foundation presents the 15th Annual Festival of Children®, a community-wide charity outreach event held every weekend in September, in conjunction with National Child Awareness Month, at South Coast Plaza. Children of all...

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The 27th Annual America’s Family Pet Expo Returns to Orange County

March 1, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, Special EventsComments (0)

Celebrating more than 25 years of promoting responsible pet care, animal entertainment and debuting the newest pet trends and products, the 26th annual America’s Family Pet Expo returns Friday, April 22 -Sunday, April 24, 2016 to the OC Fair & Event...

Opportunities for Art

February 4, 2015 • Community, February 2015, Special EventsComments (0)

Help your child discover his or her inner artist with these opportunities to do and experience art around Orange County Compiled by Lily Sanz See Art Children’s Museum at La Habra 301 Euclid Street, La Habra, CA 90631 See Art: Galleries and...

9 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month with the Family

February 4, 2015 • February 2015, Special EventsComments (0)

By Jackie Grade Chosen because it is the month in which both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born, February is Black History Month – an opportunity to recognize the struggles and the contributions of African Americans. Here are 9 fun ways to...

Golf, Dinner & Dogs

October 1, 2014 • 2014, Community, October 2014, People & Profiles, Special Events, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

Team Lauren Tee’s it Up to Fight Epilepsy on the Local Level South Orange County resident Lauren Marshall was a beautiful, fun-loving 24-year-old with a contagious smile and the world at her fingertips. She also battled epilepsy from the time she was in...

Running for Hearing

May 1, 2014 • 2014, Community, May 2014, People & Profiles, Special EventsComments (0)

49 miles, 5 kilometers and 1 novice ultra-runner inspired by a baby’s fight Nixon Wildcard Hunter was born with odds stacked against him. The source of his medical fragility is still a mystery, but from day one – Christmas Day, 2012 – he struggled to...

One Big, Happy (and Rather Unique) Family: Circus Vargas Returns to Orange County

May 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Entertainment, May 2014, People & Profiles, Special Events, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

by Jackie Grade Since 1969, Circus Vargas has travelled worldwide to perform death-defying and breathtaking circus stunts that glue onlookers of all ages to the edge of their seats. This all-human circus leaves nothing but wonder, awe and a tinge of mystery...

Get Moving for MS!

March 5, 2014 • 2014, Community, March 2014, Special Events, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

On April 6th join thousands as they walk and play at UCI in support of a cure for multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating condition that stops people from moving. Walk MS is the rallying point of the MS movement, creating a community of shared...

Showcasing Young Talent

February 3, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, February 2014, People & Profiles, Special Events, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

For young students, it doesn’t take much more than the promise of an award to elicit excitement about a school project – especially an art project. For many students across Orange County, the promise of a countywide competition is enough to send them into...

Opportunities for Art

February 2, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, February 2014, Special Events, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Help your child discover his or her inner artist with these opportunities to do and experience art around Orange County. •• Bowers Museum (Santa Ana) 1802 North Main Street Experience Art: Interactive Exhibit Great for: Ages 5 – 12...