Upcoming Events for Every Family Calendar

Field Trip Mom wants to share some exciting upcoming events for all to attend at the Irvine Great Park.  Check your calendars and pencil in some time for these exciting events.  Tell them you heard about it at Field Trip Mom!


Saturday June 30th at Dusk, The Irvine Great Park will be hosting a movie on the lawn night featuring Kung Fu Panda 2.  This is a free event.  Bring a picnic dinner or the park will have food available for purchase.  The Great Park is located at Sand Canyon and Marine Way and can easily be reached by the 5 and 405 freeways.  The movie will be projected on a giant outdoor screen on the lawn adjacent to the Farm and Food Lab.  The venue opens at 6:30 PM however the park is open all day for the Orange Balloon, Farm Lab & Merry Go Round.  For more info please visit the web site at: http://www.ocgp.org/ or call 866-829-3829.


On the 2nd Sunday of the month, Now through December 9th, 2012.  The Irvine Great Park will be hosting Children's Garden Workshops every 30 minutes from 11 AM to 1 PM.  Located at the Farm & Food Lab, the park is hosting a series of fun gardening workshops tailored toward children.  Classes are presented by the University of California Coop Extension Orange County master Gardeners.  Kids of all ages are welcome to enjoy.  There will be interactive presentations and hands on activities to help kids develop a deeper understanding of the food they eat, the importance of environmental stewardship, the history of agriculture in Orange County and what it takes to ensure a healthy and sustainable future.  Turn this event into your own family field trip and create a summer garden at home you are sure to enjoy.  The Irvine Great Park will show you how.  For more info please visit the web site at: http://www.ocgp.org/ or call 866-829-3829.


Saturday July 14th, 2012 from 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM located at the Balloon Park, The Irvine Great Park will be hosting the Growing the Park Anniversary Celebration.  This is an annual event bringing the community together to celebrate the growth of the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  The park will be hosting live music, aerial performances, military equipment displays, sports activities, gardening and cooking demonstrations, arts programs, great food and children's activities.  This event offers great family fun and Field Trip Mom was in attendance last year and they really know how to throw an event.  After the day's activities, stay for the bright and beautiful fireworks display at dusk!  Loads of fun for the family...tons of food or pack your picnic basket and lawn chairs and enjoy the afternoon.  Our kids had a great time on the fire engine and SWAT truck on site last year.  Parking will cost $10.00 at entrance.  For more info please visit the web site at: http://www.ocgp.org/ or call 866-829-3829.


Saturday July 29th, 2012, Musical Playground opens at 5:30 PM for the children with the concert beginning at 7 PM.  The Irvine Great Park will host an outdoor concert by Pacific Symphony.  The concert will feature a full orchestra of Pacific Symphony musicians, artists performing classical guitar programs and is designed for music lovers of all ages.  Children will be engaged in activities including making an instrument, playing the drums.  Bring your lawn chairs and pack a picnic dinner for an evening of entertainment.  This event is free parking and admission so plan your calendar now.  For more info please visit the web site at: http://www.ocgp.org/ or call 866-829-3829.

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1 comment:

Romina said...

We took our son to Pacific Symphony two years ago and he loved it. He was just 2 then but was already musically inclined. I love that it is outdoors and free. We went to the one close to our house but will try the one at the Great Park as well. Thanks for reminding me. Maybe we can meet up.