May 1st:
* 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.
* 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.
May 2nd:
* City of Mission Viejo’s Street Painting Festival
* Target FREE First Saturday at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 1:30-3:30pm. Face painting, crafts & stilt walkers.
* 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.
* Dia De Los Ninos at the Anaheim Central Library Children’s Room, 11am – 12:30pm
* 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 a wheel barrow planter
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 10am – 1pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a Keepsake Plate
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Taste of Ladera
May 3rd:
* Taste of Ladera
* City of Mission Viejo’s Street Painting Festival
* Target FREE First Sunday at the Bower’s Museum & Kidseum
* FREE admission to the Laguna Art Museum with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* 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
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 1pm – 3pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a T-shirt
* City of Fullerton Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Downtown Plaza, 2-5pm
* Art Station at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, noon-4pm.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.

May 4th:
* Taco Bell Discovery Science Center, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 6-7pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a Corsage
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
May 5th:
* 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.
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 6-7pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a Paper Flower Bouqet
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
* Family Night at Partyopolis in Lake Forest, 5pm – 8pm.
May 6th:
* 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.
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 6-7pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a Personalized Coupon Book
May 7th:
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 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.
* 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.
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 6-8pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a Card
May 8th:
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 6-8pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a Wooden Frame
May 9th:
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 1-4pm: Mother’s Day Workshop making a Beaded Necklace
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
May 10th:
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 1-4pm: Mother’s Day Workshop decorate a Cookie with Mom
* 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.

May 11th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
May 12th:
* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 10-10:30 am.
* 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.
* 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.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB

May 13th:
* Fun at Pirates Cove at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915.
* 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.
* 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.
May 14th:
* 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.
* 14th Annual Taste of Anaheim, 5:30-9:30pm
May 15th:
* 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
May 16th:
* 17th Annual Duck-a-Thon
* 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.
May 17th:
* City of Lake Forest’s Exploration Day in The Arbor: Carnival of Discovery
* 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.

May 18th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
May 19th:
* Bowers Museum, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* 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.
* 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.
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB

May 20th:
* Fun at Pirates Cove at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 10 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915.
* 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.
* 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.
May 21st:
* Toddler Playtime at Scooter’s Jungle in Aliso Viejo, 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.
* 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.
May 22nd:
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Garden Grove’s Annual Strawberry Festival
May 23rd:
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Garden Grove’s Annual Strawberry Festival
* Sunset Stroll at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 7:30-9pm. 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.
May 24th:
* Garden Grove’s Annual Strawberry Festival
* Art Station at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, noon-4pm.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.

May 25th:
* Mommy & Me Playtime at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 10:30am-1pm.
* Garden Grove’s Annual Strawberry Festival
* Open Play Nights at Hullabaloos Clubhouse in Orange, 5-8pm.
May 26th:
* 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

May 27th:
* 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.
May 28th:
* 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.
May 29th:
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Bird Survey at Shipley Nature Center
May 30th:
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
May 31st:
* Art Station at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, noon-4pm.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.