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Enjoy summer movies in Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Bellflower, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Lake Forest, Lakewood, Laguna Niguel, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, OC Parks, Placentia, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Stanton, Tustin, Westminster, Whittier, Yorba Linda, and more!
JUNE 10 - SEPTEMBER 11: Focusing on the five core emotions featured in the film – Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust and Fear – hands-on and digital experiences in the exhibit offer opportunities to explore some of the ways we express our emotions.
Outdoor summer concerts in Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Bellflower, Brea, Buena Park, Cerritos, Cypress, Dana Point, Downey, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Lakewood, Long Beach, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, OC Parks, Placentia, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Signal Hill, Tustin, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.
JULY 15 - AUGUST 14: The OC Fair is excited to welcome you back to “Feel the Sunshine”! Get up close with animals in the petting zoo, check out exhibits, go shopping, and enjoy local groups performing on community stages.
JULY 16 - AUGUST 27: Bring your family to enjoy Shakespeare themed activities throughout the summer! Activities will include workshops, themed nights, a summer faire, and more!
JULY 30 - AUGUST 7: The festival will offer a full calendar of engaging creative activities for the entire family to enjoy, including customization workshops, on-site surfboard shaping, public skate and BMX sessions, a community market, giveaways and sustainable installations.
AUGUST 1-5: Free STEM program designed for middle and high school girls interested in hands-on tech, engineering, and computing-related activities.
JUNE 24 - AUGUST 28: Shop unique artwork and enjoy live music, roaming entertainment, daily art demonstrations and a variety of food and drink offerings.
NOW - SEPTEMBER 5: Learn how paleontologists unearth dinosaur bones, dig in the dinosaur pit, and get a chance to collect several dinosaur trading cards.
APRIL 1 - AUGUST 31: Step into the Host and Nectar Garden for an up close view of the butterfly habitat and the emergence of new species.
JUNE 25 - AUGUST 14: Experience the hands-on fun of transforming simple cardboard into cool creations. View inspirational cardboard art from LA artists.
JULY 26 - AUGUST 5: Campers help care for a selection of 100+ exotic animals, play fun games and activities, and interact with unique animals.
TUESDAYS, AUGUST 2 & 16: Join a Park Ranger for a fun introduction to the animals and plants of Crystal Cove State Park in our weekly Junior Ranger programs. This children’s nature program is a favorite in State Parks and allows kids to earn a badge, stamps, a poster, or a patch.
JUNE 20 - AUGUST 26: Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine has great free and affordable programs for youth and teens planned during the summer at 21 local parks. Kids can come out for games, crafts, sports, field trips and more Monday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m.
AUGUST 2: Come out and join the City of Brea's National Night Out and meet firefighters, officers, and their K-9! The event includes giveaways, music, and more!
AUGUST 2: Newport Beach's National Night Out will provide plenty of family fun! This event includes food, games, crafts, displays, and much more!
AUGUST 2: The Santa Ana Police Department is providing a National Night Out for the community! Come by and bring your family for a fun, educational experience!
AUGUST 2: Join the Pomona Police Department for National Night Out with food, games, music, and wholesome family fun.
AUGUST 2: Bring your family to Lake Forest's National Night Out! This event includes vehicle displays, free food, K-9 demonstrations, and much more!
AUGUST 2:The Garden Grove Police Department invites the community to National Night Out, a free community-building event featuring giveaways, live demonstrations, and more!
AUGUST 2: Bring your family to National Night Out with Costa Mesa's Police Department. This event will display police and firefighter vehicles, and other activities for all!
AUGUST 2: The City of La Habra is back with their National Night Out with more activities than ever! This event offers a time with a magician, children's activities, arts & crafts, FREE admission to the Children's Museum, and many more!
AUGUST 2: Mark your calendars for Signal Hill's National Night Out! This event will promote police-community partnerships, safe neighborhoods and neighborhood camaraderie.
AUGUST 2: Fullerton Police Department is excited to spend time with the community! Join them for National Night Out where there will be hot dogs, the K9-Unit, SWAT, emergency vehicles, music and more!
AUGUST 2: Patrons of all ages will savor free hot dogs and Kona Ice (while supplies last); along with music by DJ Mad Patter, arts and crafts, games and prizes, a bounce house, face painting, interactive booths, and Sheriff’s Department displays.
AUGUST 2: Join for a Community Bar-B-Que featuring a live concert in the park and free food to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie!
JUNE 20- AUGUST 26: Free classes, sports, fitness crafts and more will be offered from 5-8 p.m.at 11 city parks.
AUGUST 2: Join the City of Orange for a meet & greet with firefighters, police officers and their K-9! Free raffles and other fun activities included!
AUGUST 2: Downey's National Night Out event will promote community awareness by educating the community about crime prevention and community resources. This event will include food, children activities, and workshops!
AUGUST 2: The Irvine Police Department is hosting their annual National Night Out event at three different locations. This event includes displays of fire engines and police vehicles, drone demonstrations, face painting and other fun activities for kids!
AUGUST 2: Activities will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the movie will begin at dusk. Check back to see what movie will be featured for National Night Out.
AUGUST 2: Join the City of Hawaiian Gardens for Public Safety Fair and family fun! Come in and meet your local officers, firefighters, and safety staff.
AUGUST 2: La Puente is hosting another year of National Night Out to promote neighborhood safety! This event includes music, giveaways, games, raffles, and more fun activities for all!
AUGUST 2: Watch Sing 2 and listen to other live performances at Walnut's National Night Out event! Food truck vendors are also present on site.
AUGUST 2: Lakewood's National Night Out event includes bounce houses, games, a display of emergency vehicles, and more!
JULY 30-AUGUST 21: Bring your family back in time to enjoy a Broadway Musical inspired by a true story.
Movie Night in the City (Aug 5) • Raksha Bandhan (Aug 11) • Night in the Museum (Aug 11) • Elephant's Day (Aug 17) • Tooth Fairy Day (Aug 23) • Pretend City's Birthday Bonanza (Aug 27-28)
MARCH 20 - SEPTEMBER 5: Butterflies are taking flight at the museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies at NHM's seasonal Butterfly Pavilion. This springtime exhibition features hundreds of butterflies, colorful native plants, and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures shimmer.
WEDNESDAYS, JULY 6 - AUGUST 31: Enjoy a FREE 30 minute harbor cruise with purchase of lunch “to go” from participating restaurants every Wednesday through the end of August.
WEDNESDAYS, AUGUST 3-31: Bring your little ones to 2nd & PCH for a FREE weekly exploring! Each week offers a different theme with fun activities, games & prizes, crafts, and more!
AUGUST 3: Mark your calendars for National Night Out with Yorba Linda Police Services! This exciting event will provide fun family activities, safety tips, and more!
JULY 21 - AUGUST 20: Enjoy fair rides and games, live entertainment, pig races, dog shows, stunt shows, fair food, and more.
AUGUST 4: This special one-day sale on 8/4 highlights their 84º water park and features $84 rooms per night on Monday - Thursday stays.
EVERY FIRST THURSDAY: The first Thursday of every month is Free Day. Admission is free of charge with advance reservation.
THURSDAYS, JUNE 23 - SEPTEMBER 29: Join a guided after-hours walk to see all the nocturnal creatures that call the Nature Center home. Pre-registration required and fills up fast!
AUGUST 4: This event features live music, craft and business vendors, inflatable slides and obstacle courses, and games with Bellflower Recreation in Motion (B.R.I.M.).
AUGUST 4: The City of La Mirada encourages residents to spend the evening outside to get to know their neighbors. The event will be held alongside the Concerts Under the Stars and is sponsored by National Night Out.
AUGUST 4: Join the City of Cerritos' National Night Out with classic car displays, kid fingerprinting, food vendors, live performances, and much more!
FRIDAYS - SUNDAYS, JULY 8 - AUGUST 21: Kids will enjoy art classes taught by professional artists in mixed-media, ceramics, sculpture and more. Meanwhile, parents will have free time to view the artwork on display throughout the Festival grounds.
EVERY FRIDAY: A new Cinderella play featuring new songs, special FX, dazzling costumes, and a silent movie segment!
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