So, what’s on YOUR to do list this weekend? Scratching your head, trying to come up with something to do with the kidlets? We’ve got plenty of ideas for you… check out some of the local kid-friendly museums: Bowers Kidseum, Discovery Science Center (their newest exhibit Secrets of Circles opens Saturday!), Pretend City, or La Habra Children’s Museum Or, you check out the last few days of open-air ice skating at the Holiday Ice Rink at the Spectrum (through January 18th). There’s always the Irvine Park Railroad & Whale Watching in Dana Point. Or, pick up tickets for the latest & greatest event to come to the Orange County Great Park – KOOZA by Cirque du Soleil. Here are some other events to check out this weekend…

Friday, January 15th:
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Tot Walk, 9am at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Reservations required: 949-923-2235.
* Wetland Wee Walks at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30 – 11:15am. Join the staff for a nature walk. Pre-registration required: (949)923-2275, $5 per participant. $2-8 years old.
* Shark Lagoon Nights at the Aquarium of the Pacific, 6-9 pm

Saturday, January 16th:

* Secrets of Circles exhibit opens at the Discovery Science Center
* Junior Biologist Program at the Aquarium of the Pacific, 9:30 – 11:30 am, ages 10-12
* SaveOurBeach.org Seal Beach Cleanup, from 10am – 1pm at the 1st Street Beach Lot (corner of Ocean & 1st in the Rivers End restaurant parking lot) in Seal Beach.
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* 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.

Sunday, January 17th:

* 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.
* Dana Wharf FREE kid’s fishing clinic, noon.
* Ocean Institute’s Marine Mammal Exploration Cruise, 1-3:30pm

xoxo, K