Category: Play

Registration is Now Open for UCI’s Anteater 5k & Family Fun Run

UCI’s Anteater 5k & Family Fun Run invites you to lace up your high-top sneakers, run through the decades and celebrate UC Irvine’s 50th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The course takes participants on a throwback adventure through the campus, finishing at the Festival of Discovery in Aldrich Park. The first year festival is a new interactive event, open to the community, providing an opportunity to experience educational, hands-on displays highlighting the solution-based work addressing global challenges [Read more]

Treat Dad to Father’s Day Feasts and Grand Golf Experiences at Pelican Hill

This Father’s Day, delight dad with exquisite oceanview offerings fit for a king at The Resort at Pelican Hill. Newport Beach’s only Forbes Five-Star resort invites dads and families to savor chef-crafted brunch and tee off together on Pelican Hill’s picturesque greens.   Celebrate dad with the following epicurean experiences along the coast of Newport Beach: Father’s Day Brunch Buffet at Coliseum Pool & Grill Sunday, June 21 Chef Micah presents a brunch buffet from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. $65* per [Read more]

Indulge: Fashion + Fun for Moms at Westminster Mall

Westminster Mall invites moms to celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying an evening that focuses on fashion and fun. Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms, takes place on Saturday, May 2 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Macy’s Court, and provides moms with a much-needed opportunity to treat themselves to a night out and celebrate motherhood through a fun, fashionable shopping experience. At Indulge, event attendees can do much more than just shop for spring style must-haves. Moms and their friends can experience: Pampering [Read more]

37th Annual Greek Festival Brings a Taste of Greece to Orange County

Orange County’s 37th annual “A Taste of Greece” festival will be held on June 26-28 at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church (4949 Alton Parkway, between Culver Drive and Jeffrey Road, Irvine, CA 92604). I went last year with my mentee from Big Brothers Big Sisters and we had a blast! More than 12,000 guests are expected to attend the three-day festival, which will feature traditional Greek cuisine, wine tasting, live music, authentic Greek dancing with lessons and boutique booths reminiscent of the Plaka, [Read more]

UCI Announces Festival of Discovery Honoring Its 50th Anniversary

UC Irvine’s Festival of Discovery, a new interactive event open to the community, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The first-year festival provides an opportunity for visitors to experience educational, hands-on displays highlighting the solution-based work addressing global problems and staging UCI’s arts and cultural contributions. As the centerpiece of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration, the Festival of Discovery is designed to showcase how UCI researchers [Read more]

The Shops at Mission Viejo, Glamour and GQ Team Up For LOOKBOOK Live

The Shops at Mission Viejo, a Simon mall, is inviting shoppers to ‘Make A Date With Style’ at LOOKBOOK Live, a spring fashion event taking place on Saturday, April 18 from noon to 5 p.m. on the lower level near Nordstrom, in collaboration with Glamour and GQ magazines.LOOKBOOK Live translates spring’s hottest fashion trends from the runway into real life styles, and shares where to shop for the looks you love – in the place where you love to shop. LOOKBOOK Live kicks off with eight pages of spring fashion trends [Read more]

16th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival Returns

The 16th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) seeks to bring to the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world to Newport Beach for one spectacular week, April 23 – 30, 2015. Tickets go on sale April 1. The NBFF is committed to sharing a first-class international film program and a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, while focusing on showcasing a diverse collection of studio and independent films from around the globe. Kicking off on Thursday, [Read more]