April 1st:
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Fun at Pirates Cove at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
April 2nd:
* Toddler Class at the Orange County Zoo, 10-11am. Come learn at the zoo… class includes hands-on learning & fun crafts. Phone registration required (714)973-6846. $5 for one child & parent (Irvine Park parking Fee not included). Ages 3-4. Register Early! This Easter themed class fills quickly.
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at House of Bounce in Anaheim, 10am-12pm & 3:30pm-5:30pm.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Placentia, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
April 3rd:
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Balboa Island Stroll, 6-9pm. Shops will be open late & many will be serving cheese, crackers & other refreshments.
* Moonlit Marshmallows, 6-7pm. Make warm & gooey s’mores by the campfire & hike the nature trails.
* Newport Beach Flashlight Egg Hunt, 6-9pm at Bonita Creek Park
April 4th:
* FREE admission to the Discovery Science Center with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* FREE admission to the Laguna Art Museum with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 10am-2pm: Make your own 3-D poster & treasure hunt
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Target FREE First Saturday at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 1:30-3:30pm. Face painting, crafts & stilt walkers.
* La Habra Spring Family Eggstravaganza
* Ladera Ranch Spring Celebration, 11am – 2pm Founder’s Park
* Lake Forest Bunny Blast, 11am
* City of Westminster Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9-11am
* Earth Day Celebration at Bolsa Chica Wetlands, 10am – 3pm.
* Bolsa Chica Wetlands Tour, FREE tours begin every 15 minutes from 9 – 10:30 am.
* Kids Workshop, a FREE kid-friendly “How-To Clinic”, at your local Home Depot, 9am & 12pm. This month’s project is building a window birdhouse.
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
April 5th:
* FREE admission to the Laguna Art Museum with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* Target FREE First Sunday at the Bower’s Museum & Kidseum
* Village Art Fair, 9 am, Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente.
* Bowers Museum, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* Centennial Heritage Museum, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* Lake Forest Spring Skate Egg Hunt at the Park, 11am Etnies Skatepark of Lake Forest
* Art Station at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, noon-4pm.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
April 6th:
* Taco Bell Discovery Science Center, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
April 7th:
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Wild Tales at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30 – 11:15 am. Story telling fun. After the story, learn more about the natural history of the bay through crafts and nature walks. Pre-registration required: (949)923-2275, $5 per participant, ages 2-7.
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Family Night at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 5pm – 8pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB

April 8th:
* Tideland Tot’s at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30 – 11:15 am. Fun-filled parent & child experiences that may include hands-on activities, crafts, story telling & nature walks. Pre-registration required: (949)923-2275, $5 per participant, ages 2-5.
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Fun at Pirates Cove at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
April 9th:
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Open Play at House of Bounce in Anaheim, 10am-12pm & 3:30pm-5:30pm.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Placentia, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Junior Ranger Program at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 4-5:30pm. 2nd & 3rd graders are invited to learn about wilderness plants, animals & how to take care of the land. Reservations required: (949)923-2235, $10 fee.
April 10th:
* Fullerton “Eggstravaganza” Easter Egg Hunt, 10 am at Ford Park
* Laguna Hills Late Night Flashlight Egg Hunt
* Toddler Class at the Orange County Zoo, 10-11am. Come learn at the zoo… class includes hands-on learning & fun crafts. Phone registration required (714)973-6846. $5 for one child & parent (Irvine Park parking Fee not included). Ages 3-4. Register early, this Easter themed class fills quickly!
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
April 11th:
* Buena Park Spring Eggstravaganza, details HERE.
* City of Cypress Spring Egg Hunt, details HERE.
* City of Dana Point Egg Hunt at Sea Canyon Park, 9am.
* Fountain Valley Annual Egg Hunt, 8am at Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park
* Huntington Beach Clean Up, 8am – 12pm. Bolsa Chica State Beach, Tower 21
* The Great Egg Hunt, for children 2-12, registration fee of $12. 10am – 1pm, Woodbridge Community Park in Irvine.
* Huntington Beach Easter Egg Hunt, 9:30am at Central Park
* Irvine Park Railroad Easter Eggstravaganza
* Laguna Hills Mr. Bunny & Friends
* Laguan Niguel Bunny Blast
* Placentia Easter Egg-Citement at Kraemer Memorial Park
* City of Stanton Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast, 12pm at Stanton Park
* City of Tustin Easter Egg Hunt, details HERE.
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Sunset Stroll at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 7-8:30pm. Join the staff for a twilight nature walk. Then, create your own nocturnal critter to take home. Pre-registration required: (949)923-2275, $3 per participant.
* Cypress & La Palma Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt, details HERE.
April 12th:
* Target FREE Second Sundays at the Orange County Museum of Art
* Art Station at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, noon-4pm.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.
* Orange County Happy Hour Week
April 13th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Orange County Happy Hour Week
April 14th:
* Bayside Buddies at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 3:30-4:30 pm. Kids can discover our amazing natural world at the bay through hands-on activities, crafts & nature walks. Pre-registration required: (949)923-2275, $5 per participant, ages 2-8.
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Mommy & Me Playtime at
Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
* Orange County Happy Hour Week
April 15th:
* Fun at Pirates Cove at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
* Orange County Happy Hour Week
April 16th:
* Toddler Class at the Orange County Zoo, 10-11am. Come learn at the zoo… class includes hands-on learning & fun crafts. Phone registration required (714)973-6846. $5 for one child & parent (Irvine Park parking Fee not included). Ages 3-4.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at House of Bounce in Anaheim, 10am-12pm & 3:30pm-5:30pm.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Placentia, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Family Game Night at the Yorba Linda Library, 6pm. Play Wii, Guitar Hero, Dance Dance Revolution, BINGO, & board games.
* Orange County Happy Hour Week
April 17th:
* Tot Walk, 9am at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Reservations required: 949-923-2235.
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Orange County Happy Hour Week
April 18th:
* City of Tustin Tennis Festival, details HERE.
* Day in the Park, celebrating “Week of the Young Child”. Activities for toddlers, preschool & school aged children. 10am – 1pm, Heritage Park in Irvine.
* Train Rides at Costa Mesa’s Fairview Park, 10am – 3:30pm: enjoy a ride aboard the Orange County Model Engineers miniature train & travel over 3 miles of track. For more information call (949)548-7246.
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Vocational Visions 6th Annual Fundraiser “An Enchanted Evening… in the Roaring 20′s”
* Orange County Happy Hour Week
April 19th:
* Train Rides at Costa Mesa’s Fairview Park, 10am – 3:30pm: enjoy a ride aboard the Orange County Model Engineers miniature train & travel over 3 miles of track. For more information call (949)548-7246.
* Art Station at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, noon-4pm.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.

April 20th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
April 21st:
* Bowers Museum, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* Bayside Buddies at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 3:30-4:30 pm. Kids can discover our amazing natural world at the bay through hands-on activities, crafts & nature walks. Pre-registration required: (949)923-2275, $5 per participant, ages 2-8.
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Mommy & Me Playtime at
Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB

April 22nd:
* Fun at Pirates Cove at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
April 23rd:
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at House of Bounce in Anaheim, 10am-12pm & 3:30pm-5:30pm.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Placentia, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
April 24th:
* Buena Park Children’s Arts Festival, details HERE.
* Bird Survey at Shipley Nature Center
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
April 25th:
* Laguna Niguel Earth Day Celebration
* Huntington Beach Clean Up, 8am – 12pm. Bolsa Chica State Beach, Tower 11
* Boomer Canyon Earth Day celebration, 9am – 4pm. Celebrate with vendors, food & family fun.
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
April 26th:
* Earth Day 2009 celebration at the Muth Interpretive Center. Scavenger hunts, science discovery & craft booths, environmental exhibits, opportunity drawings, refreshments, live must & much more. 10am -4pm.
* Art Station at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, noon-4pm.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.
* Sounds of Spring FREE concert, 4-5pm at the Irvine Civic Center
April 27th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
April 28th:
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* Mommy & Me Playtime at
Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB

April 29th:
* Fun at Pirates Cove at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
April 30th:
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Open Play at House of Bounce in Anaheim, 10am-12pm & 3:30pm-5:30pm.
* Open Play at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 10am-12pm.
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Placentia, 10:30am – 12 noon, ages 6 & under.
* Junior Ranger Program at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 4-5:30pm. 2nd & 3rd graders are invited to learn about wilderness plants, animals & how to take care of the land. Reservations required: (949)923-2235, $10 fee.