Almost Daily:
* Orange County Museums (the BIG list)

1st:

* Easter Activities in Orange County
* 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.
* Tideland Tot’s at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30-11:15am. 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 2-8
* 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.
2nd:
* Easter Activities in Orange County
* 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 2-8.
* 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.
3rd:
* Easter Activities in Orange County
* FREE admission to the Discovery Science Center with any Bank of America, check, ATM or credit card.
* Bolsa Chica Wetlands Tour, FREE tours begin every 15 minutes from 9 – 10:30 am.
* Composting Workshop at the Ecology Center, 1pm
* Kids Workshop, a FREE kid-friendly “How-To Clinic”, at your local Home Depot, 9am-12pm
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 10am
* Earth Day Projects & Weekend Walks at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 10-10:45am. FREE
* 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
* Cinderella Ballet performed by the Maple Youth Ballet at the Irvine Barclay

4th:
* 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
* Earth Day Projects & Weekend Walks at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 1-1:45pm.FREE
5th:
* Taco Bell Discovery Science Center, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
6th:

* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 11-11:30 am.
*
Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB

7th:

* Sea Tales at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 9:45 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915. (cost is $3 for members & $5 for non-members)

* Springtime Soiree at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30am – 12pm. Pre-registration required: (949)923-2275, $5 per participant, ages 2-10.
8th:
* Junior Neptunes at the Ocean Institue, 9am-4pm, for children ages 6-8.
* Junior Neptunes at the Ocean Institue, 9am-4pm, for children ages 6-8.
* Junior Seahawks at the Ocean Institue, 9am-4pm, for children ages 9-12.
* Tideland Tot’s at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30-11:15am. 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 2-8
* 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.
9th:
* Junior Neptunes at the Ocean Institue, 9am-4pm, for children ages 6-8.
* Junior Seahawks at the Ocean Institue, 9am-4pm, for children ages 9-12.
* 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.
* 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 2-8.
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
10th:
* Camper Education Project Weekend Experience at The Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center, 9am (Saturday) – Noon (Sunday). $35 per person.
* Sea Tales at the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 9:45 – 11 am. Reservations required (949)675-8915. (cost is $3 for members & $5 for non-members)
* Earth Day Projects & Weekend Walks at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 10-10:45am. FREE
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Astronomy Night at the O’Neill Conservancy
* Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County “The Big Taste 2010” Wine Tasting event. Cost is $35 & included unlimited wine tasting, open wine bar & hors d’ oeuvres.
* Assistance League of Newport-Mesa’s Dancing for Tomorrow’s Stars Dancing Competition, $200 per person.
11th:

* Visionaries FREE Second Sundays at the Orange County Museum of Art

12th:
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* Santa Ana Zoo, FREE day for Santa Ana Residents
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
14th:
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* Tideland Tot’s at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30-11:15am. 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 2-8
16th:
* Long Beach Grand Prix
* Tot Walk
, 9am at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Reservations required: 949-923-2235.
* America’s Family Pet Expo at the OC Fair & Event Center, 10am – 6pm
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Astronomy and Stargazing Family Event at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 7:30-10pm. FREE
17th:
* Long Beach Grand Prix
* America’s Family Pet Expo at the OC Fair & Event Center, 10am – 7pm
* Earth Day Projects & Weekend Walks at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 10-10:45am. FREE
* Grand Opening of the Tierra de las Pampas exhibit at the Santa Ana Zoo, 11am – 2pm
* 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.
18th:
* Long Beach Grand Prix
* America’s Family Pet Expo at the OC Fair & Event Center, 10am – 6pm
* 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.
* Earth Day Projects & Weekend Walks at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 1-1:45pm. FREE
19th:
20th:
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
21st:
22nd:
* 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.
* Tideland Tot’s at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30-11:15am. 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 2-8
* 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.
23rd:
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset
* Buena Park Children’s Arts Festival, 3:30 – 7:30pm, at Walter D. Ehlers Community Recreation Center. FREE
24th:
* Laguna Art Museum Imagination Celebration, 11am – 2pm. FREE admission, hands-on art projects, face painting, music performances, student & professional art exhibits.
* Earth Day Projects & Weekend Walks at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 10-10:45am. FREE
* The Knack FREE Family Event at your local Michael’s store, 10am
* Belly Sprout Pregnancy & New Mama Event, 11am – 2pm: midwives, doulas, childbirth educators, lactation specialists, natural care practitioners & baby wearing demos.
* FREE crafts for kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers in Fountain Valley & Laguna Hills, 11am – 3pm.
* Vocational Visions Annual Fundraiser dinner, $125 per person
25th:
* Earth Day at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10am – 4pm. FREE.
26th:
27th:

* Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids (South Coast Plaza or The Shops at Mission Viejo), 11-11:30 am.

* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm, Main Street, HB
28th:
29th:
* Tideland Tot’s at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30-11:15am. 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 2-8
30th:
* 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 2-8.
* Pier Plaza Art-A-Faire, an arts & crafts event at Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, noon to sunset

* Bird Survey at Shipley Nature Center

* Sunset Stroll at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 7:00-8:30pm. 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.

* Events & Activities are subject to change


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