Monthly Archives: March 2020

April Bucket List


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Dye Easter Eggs

Read a Book
Pro Tip: Challenge the family to see who can read the most books in one month. The winner gets to decide the next month’s challenge.

Start a Vegetable Garden

Plant Flowers

Get Crafty– Make Your Spring Decorations
For Kids:
For Teens & Adults:

Build an Outdoor Swing

Try new at home exercises as a family
Have Fun! Use canned goods or water bottles as weights!

Put a Puzzle Together

Spring Cleaning
Put aside clothes, toys and household items to donate

Cook Together As a Family
Hint: Watch YouTube videos to improve your technique!

Have a Family Game Night
Play card games, board games, or make your own!

Play “I Spy” With Friends and Family Via Skype
More Ideas: Truth or Dare, Charades, Pictionary, Hangman, etc.

Play Dress Up
Have Fun! Wear your spouse or brother or sister’s clothes to see who has the best/funniest/quirkiest outfit!

Paint a Flower Pot

Enjoy Some Jelly Beans

Make Ice Cream In a Bag & Have an Ice Cream Party
1. In a small resealable plastic bag, combine half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla. Push out excess air and seal.

2. Into a large resealable plastic bag, combine air and salt. Place small bag inside the bigger bag and shake vigorously, 7-10 minutes, until ice cream has hardened.

3. Remove bag and enjoy your favorite ice cream toppings!

April 2020 Events



Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County

Walk MS: Irvine Apr. 4
The National MS Society’s mission is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. They are currently accepting registrations via, email, mail or over the telephone for this walk. After the two-mile walk enjoy a fun, festival-like event including food, drinks, and entertainment!
Location: Irvine, California
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Literary Orange Apr. 4
Orange County’s premier literary event featuring headlining authors and thought provoking keynote addresses. The day offers attendees and fans the opportunity to listen and engage with an exciting array of authors, have books signed, ask questions, and learn about the writing process. Included are morning refreshments, a delicious lunch, and a yummy dessert.
Location: Newport Beach Marriot
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Green Scene Plant & Garden Show Apr. 4-5
Find unique garden decor, plant-related goods and sustainability products and services from over 80 different vendors! Enjoy food, music and tours led by Arboretum staff.
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Dachshund Races Apr. 5
Great Family Fun! Come see these short legged but swift ‘wiener dogs’ race to the finish line once a month at Old World Village.
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WonderCon 2020 Apr. 10-12
WonderCon is a pop culture and comic book expo explosion. The three-day jubilee features celebrity meet and greets, film and television cast and crew panel discussions, comic book author autograph sessions, exhibits, booths selling collectibles and memorabilia, a dance party masquerade ball and more!
Location: Anaheim, California
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Spring Egg Hunt Apr. 11
Crafts, Face Painting, Activities, Egg hunt for children 4-11, Special Activity Area for ages 0-3 plus visits with the Easter Bunny (Please, don’t forget your camera!). Don’t be late, this event starts at 10:00 a.m. SHARP!
Location: Oak Knoll Park
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Easter Celebration Apr. 11
Gather the whole family and celebrate Easter Weekend by the sea during our fifth annual Easter Celebration. The free, family-friendly event will include live animal shows featuring bunnies, hedgehogs, porcupines, boas, baby alligators and a kinkajou, face painting and crafts. Enjoy photo opportunities and a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny. Guests are encouraged to arrive photo-ready and bring their own cameras for free pictures.
Location: San Clemente, California
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Bunny Days Apr. 11
This family-oriented event includes game booths, crafts, an egg hunt, pictures with the Bunny and much more! Please bring a bag to collect goodies and your own camera to take pictures with the Bunny.
Location: Oso Viejo Park- Village Green
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Easter Champagne Brunch Apr. 12
Holiday Brunches are a tradition at the Old World family restaurant. Our Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch is one of our most popular brunches!
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Annual ‘Gardenfest’ Apr. 17
Hosted by the San Clemente Garden Club. Admission is FREE! Families are welcome. The event includes exhibits, demonstrations, water conservation information, local art, contests, kids gardening activities, and MUCH more!
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California Wine Festival Apr. 17-18
The quintessential California wine tasting experience – sun, sea, food, wine and music – all come together at this sun-splashed wine fest overlooking the beach on a grassy, palm-lined Lantern Bay Park.
Location: Dana Point, California
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Newport Beach Film Festival Apr. 23-30
Celebrate Orange County’s largest film and food event! Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, NBFF seeks to bring Orange County the best of contemporary filmmaking from over 50 countries all around the world.
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America’s Family Pet Expo 2020 Apr. 24-26
With more than 1,000 animals onsite—dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, goats, horses, sheep, llamas, pigs, turtles and so many more— Pet Expo truly has something for animal lovers of all kinds.
Location: Costa Mesa, California
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San Juan Capistrano Garden Tour Apr. 25
The San Juan Capistrano Garden Club is hosting its Third Annual Garden Tour– a tour through the city’s loveliest private gardens.
Location: San Juan Capistrano, California
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Doheny Wood Woodie & Car Show Apr. 25
Start your springtime Southern California style by visiting the annual Woodie Club and Car Show at Doheny State Beach! Woodies start lining up in the north day-use area at dawn and begin departing in the mid-afternoon. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled day!
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Taste of Huntington Beach Apr. 26
A unique sampling of favorite local restaurants in Huntington Beach, paired with the finest wines in California, all in the name of charity!
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