Archive for December 8th, 2012

 

Are you looking to take a break from the shopping and holiday decorating? Want to do something super fun with the kiddos? Head down to San Diego and take advantage of San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum’s Free Admission this Saturday, December 8th.

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is celebrating its one-year anniversary this week in its new location, They’ll be offering free admission for all on Sat, Dec. 8 in celebration of the museum’s 1 year at the new facility!  SDCDM surpassed expectations with 100 percent increase in memberships since opening at its new location and had over 20,000 admissions last year alone, while still in start-up phase!

They just earned a grant from the Escondido Charitable Foundation to support the museum’s role in the Escondido community.  $27,000 will now be available to purchase and install an AV system used for the “Escondido Roots Series.” The “Escondido Roots Series” will consist of six free cultural performance events to allow families to experience the richness of Escondido’s cultural diversity. More than 37 languages are currently spoken by students in Escondido schools, and SDCDM will use the Escondido Roots Series to raise awareness of the multitude of cultures represented in the community, deepen civic pride and responsibility, and encourage intercultural understanding and dialogue.

To learn more about this fantastic place for kiddos and the community, head here.

 

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Dec
08

Snow in Orange County?

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Our Dad Blogger, Robert, shares about a fun event taking place tomorrow, Saturday the 8th in OC.

Who says that it never snows in Orange County?  Ok, so its rare that snow actually falls from the sky in OC, but the next best thing is when the snow is trucked in.  This Saturday December 8th, from 9am to noon there will be real snow delivered to Costa Mesa for your kids to play in.  Best of all, its free!  This yearly event will be held at the Balearic Community Center at 1975 Balearic Drive in Costa.

Your kids can play in the snow for free, and there will also be photos opportunities with Santa, hay wagon rides, bounce houses, and cookie decorating that will be available for a nominal fee.

This  event us sponsored by Torelli Realty in Costa Mesa, they can be reached at 714 540-7355.  Please bring  some canned goods and or an unwrapped toy as they will be collecting these to help those that are less fortunate.

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If you are looking for something fun to do with the family tomorrow morning, you don’t want to miss out on the Pacific Symphony’s Nutcracker for Kids.

Visions of sugarplums will dance in your head after seeing Tchaikovsky’s delightful Christmas ballet — performed in a condensed 45-minute version created just for kids. This seasonal favorite finishes with a grand holiday finale sing-along.

Pacific Symphony’s Family Musical Mornings are fun and fascinating 45-minute concerts designed especially for children 5-11. Enjoy family fun time together while enhancing your child’s (or grandchild’s) love of music.

During the Musical Carnival, enjoy free hands-on activities for children, who can meet Symphony musicians, sing, dance, play, color, try musical instruments and enjoy themselves in thematic activities related to the concert. 9 a.m. for 10 a.m. concertgoers; 12:15 p.m. for 11:30 a.m. concertgoers.

There are 2 shows, 10am and 11:30am.

Running time (approximate): 45 minutes with no intermission

For additional info head here.

 

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