Support OC Children’s Book Festival: Just $1! |@kidsbookfest

I’ve gotten this amazing offer before and it’s up for renewal – so perfect timing! For just $1, get 52 weeks of the Orange County Register’s Sunday home delivery while helping the Orange County Children’s Book Festival! Link to get this amazing offer here: ORDER FORM To subscribe: download the PDF form in English or Spanish, fill it out, attach $1 and mail it to: Orange County Children’s Book Festival 14752 Foxcroft Rd. Tustin, CA 92780 That’s it! Requirements: Must be a “new” subscriber (or not have had a subscription for the past 30 days). Must live in Register Orange County delivery areas (click here to see zip code list) … READ MORE >>

Interesting Facts about WAR HORSE Puppets

Disclosure: We attended as media. My friend and I attended a performance of WAR HORSE at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. If you’re planning to see WAR HORSE, bring tissues. It’s really shocking how war horses were treated in the war time. I’ve never really thought about it until now – those poor animals! Joey and Topthorn © Brinkhoff and Mögenburg You see now I’m talking like the animals on stage are real, and that’s because the mastery from the art of puppetry will blow your mind. They really know how to bring the story to life, and you start to feel empathy for the animals. You will be in … READ MORE >>

Military Rush Discounts to WAR HORSE @SegerstromArts #WarHorseOC

If you’re in the military and would love to see WAR HORSE while they’re in OC, Segerstrom Center for the Arts now offers Military Rush Discount to performances for $20!! Joey as a foal. Catherine Gowl, Nick LaMedica, Laurabeth Breya © Brinkhoff and Mögenburg Here’s the Hot Tip: Active duty military personnel with current ID can purchase specially priced $20 tickets at the Center Box Office located at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa one hour prior to performances. Limit two tickets per ID. Tickets are available when rush is offered and subject to availability. To find out if rush tickets will be available, please call the Center Box … READ MORE >>

Grand Re-Opening of The Disney Store @ South Coast Plaza!

We checked out the Grand Re-Opening of The Disney Store at South Coast Plaza a couple of weekends ago. If you were one of the first 500 customers, you would have scored one of the Mickey Mouse Ears. We got there around 12:30pm and was told they ran out after about an hour and half of the opening! BUMMER. Jake and The Never Land Pirates and Captain Hook were there too to Celebrate! My boys love them! Lots of new stuff to entertain your kiddos while you shop. Enchanted/Magic Mirror activated by a wave of a magic wand. I just love the beautiful new chandelier, don’t you? New Mountain Plush … READ MORE >>

NEW Meetup Socials for Asperger Teens in OC!

Check out this new social group for Teens called American Aspergers United (AAU) in OC! Their socials are geered toward teens that have Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism or PDD-NOS and most of them have had PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relationship Skills) training. They are looking for families that are interested in building up their child’s self-esteem and practice the skills they have learned in safe and fun environments. Photo credits: Kim Mason, AAU Already on their calendar is a Teen Game Night, an Archery Day, Therapeutic Gymnastics, a monthly Fitness with Swim, and Boomers. How cool is that? Here are a list of other outings … READ MORE >>