Walking With Dinosaurs Arena Spectacular Downloadable Activity Sheets

On Mother’s Day this year, we took our boys to Discovery Science Center to meet a life-sized Baby T-Rex from Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular. While we waited for the presentation to begin, the kids enjoyed running around the Prehistoric Plaza located toward the back of the center where they explored fossil digs. At Dino Quest: Kids can go on a fun and educational scavenger hunt at Discovery Cube Orange County. Jere Lipps, Director of the John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center, came out to introduce himself. We learned that there were not too many Orange County dinosaurs, but there were findings. We’re about to see a … READ MORE

Greek Theatre: EEK at the Greek Halloween Event

Halloween is a big month for us. We all over the place, and we loved experiencing every bit of it. As we bid adieu and head into the next holiday season, I’d like to share with you one last Halloween coverage of Eek at the Greek (and a sneak peak inside the VIP Lounge at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles). Families were able to dress up and enjoy activities like costume contests (winners were announced during intermission), cupcake decorating, crafts, treat stations (I didn’t see that many), and photo ops. After the family-friendly activities, we enjoyed a live performance of ghoulish themed hits at the outdoor theater.   Inside the … READ MORE

Segerstrom Center: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Broadway Musical

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to the OC! Produced by NETworks Presentations, this theatrical production will come to life on stage at Segerstrom Center for the Arts – Segerstrom Hall from January 14 – 19, 2014, and they’re bringing back the original design team! “The theme of Beauty is about seeing past the exterior into the heart of someone, and this is reflected in the design for the show, which is about transparency and layers, seeing past one thing and into another.” – Director Rob Roth Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features the animated film’s Academy Award®-winning score with music by Alan … READ MORE

Disney Live! Pirates and Princess Adventure Show Review

If you have young kids who love “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” then you know just how crazy our kids get when they hear about the Merry Crew – Jake, Izzy, Cubby, Skully, Ahoy! Disney Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure is an adorable play featuring young Never Land Pirates racing to find a mysterious treasure-filled volcano, but they have to also race against Captain Hook. Disney Live! is brilliant! They made the show interactive by creating a competition between the boys and girls. It was Pirates vs. Princesses – very clever! We also loved that the show was colorful, musical, and captivating. My kids were fully engaged, and the … READ MORE

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Musical Comes to Orange County

Based on the hit DreamWorks film, the first national tour of the high-flying Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is coming to Orange County at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for a limited engagement June 25 – 30. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is based on Frank Abagnale’s The New York Times bestselling autobiography, published by Broadway Paperbacks, and the hit 2002 film of the same name directed by Steven Spielberg with screenplay by Jeff Nathanson and book by Frank Abagnale, Jr. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN retells a true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., a world-class con artist who passed himself off as a doctor, a lawyer and … READ MORE