Winter's Ink: Creative Writing Workshop
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Winter’s Ink: Creative Writing Workshop

Dec 16, 2017 3:00pm – 4:00pm

This creative writing workshop is recommended for 1st – 3rd graders. It is taught by Writer’s Ink, a group of high school volunteers. No pre-registration….

Certified Organic Farmers Market
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Certified Organic Farmers Market

Dec 17, 2017 10:00am – 2:00pm

Sundays at the Orange County Great Park are headlined by the fresh produce and fun at the Certified Farmers Market. Every week, weather permitting, the…

STEAMport
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STEAMport

Dec 18, 2017 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Students in 4th through 6th grade will enjoy a hands-on science lesson. Each month we will cover a different topic. All materials are provided. Please…

Dysfunctional Holiday
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Dysfunctional Holiday

Dec 19, 2017 6:30pm – 10:30pm

Irvine Improv. 6:30pm. Tickets $25. Info: 949-854-5455 or click link for more information.

Reading To Rover
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Reading To Rover

Dec 20, 2017 – Dec 20, 2017 3:00pm

Children improve their skill by reading to certified READ dogs. Click Here for more Info Irvine Heritage Park. 3-4pm. Info: 949-936-4040

Celebrate the Winter Solstice
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Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Dec 21, 2017 11:30am – 2:30pm

Invading weeds degrade habitat for birds and other wildlife. Help us keep wildlife healthy by weeding artichoke thistle from the Quail Hill loop in Irvine….

CHOC Toy Drive
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CHOC Toy Drive

Dec 22, 2017 10:00am – 5:00pm

‘Tis the season of giving! Join us as we give back this holiday season and brighten it up for the children at CHOC. We are partnering with Orange Coast…

Advanced Mountain Bike Ride
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Advanced Mountain Bike Ride

Dec 23, 2017 7:00am – 11:00am

Highly experienced mountain bikers can explore one of the most rugged and remote areas of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks from the trails of Fremont…

Christmas Eve
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Christmas Eve

Dec 24, 2017 12:00am – 11:45pm

Christmas Day
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Christmas Day

Dec 25, 2017 12:00am – 11:45pm

Festival of Kwanzaa Celebration
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Festival of Kwanzaa Celebration

Dec 26, 2017 11:30am – 5:30pm

Join us as we celebrate Kwanzaa at Pretend City! Each day we will light a candle on the Kinara and celebrate a new principle through a variety of activities. Time: 11:30…

Family Movie Night
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Family Movie Night

Dec 27, 2017 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Join us each month for a family friendly movie. Bring your own snack to enjoy. Call the library for this month’s movie. Click Here for more Info Irvine…

Ice Rink: New Years Sparkle
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Ice Rink: New Years Sparkle

Dec 28, 2017 3:00pm – 11:00pm

Irvine Spectrum Center will be transformed into a winter wonderland when the festive outdoor Holiday Ice Rink returns to Giant Wheel Court this holiday…

New Year's Luncheon
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New Year’s Luncheon

Dec 29, 2017 11:30am – 12:30pm

Lakeview Senior Center. 11:30-12:30pm. Info: 949-724-6900

Origami Crafts
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Origami Crafts

Dec 30, 2017 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us as the friendly volunteens from Northwood High School’s Origami Outreach Club lead kids of all ages in making origami crafts. All materials…

Noon-Year's Confetti Countdown
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Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown

Dec 31, 2017 10:00am – 5:00pm

5..4..3..2..1..HAPPY NOON YEAR! Join us for our annual New Year’s Celebration in the middle of the day! We will celebrate the new year at different times…

New Years Day
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New Years Day

Jan 1, 2018 12:00am – 11:45pm

Great Book Reading Group
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Great Book Reading Group

Jan 2, 2018 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Great Books Discussion Group First Tuesdays, monthly, 6-8pm Read and discuss the great literature of the past!  For adults interested in reading,…

Pajama Party: Festival of Sleep
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Pajama Party: Festival of Sleep

Jan 3, 2018 11:00am – 4:00pm

We’re throwing a pajama party! Learn about the importance of healthy sleeping habits at Pretend City with fun activities throughout the day….

Thursday Morning Trek
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Thursday Morning Trek

Jan 4, 2018 8:00am – 11:30am

This week in the Irvine Ranch Open Space, we’ll hike in the remote Fremont Canyon. The hike is just under 6 miles and includes a steep hill. We will…

Evening Hike
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Evening Hike

Jan 5, 2018 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Recharge your batteries with a refreshing mid-week hike through Orchard Hills and Loma Ridge. We’ll hike around an avocado grove on the edge of the open…

Senior Tennis
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Senior Tennis

Jan 6, 2018 8:00am – 11:00am

This senior tennis group is composed of intermediate to experienced tennis players who play to stay active and fit. Group meets weekly at Woodbridge High…

Park Exploration
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Park Exploration

Jan 6, 2018 11:00am – 3:00pm

Explore new adventures with our mobile cart designed to encourage discovery through play. With fun hands-on activities, the cart can be found at different…

Storytime in the Garden
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Storytime in the Garden

Jan 7, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Free event for children ages 3-8 at the Orange County Great Park. Creativity and imagination are stimulated through stories about wonders of life in…

Floral Design Workshop
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Floral Design Workshop

Jan 8, 2018 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Rancho Senior Center. 4-6pm. Registration Required. Info: 949-724-6800

Kids Book Club
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Kids Book Club

Jan 9, 2018 6:30pm – 7:00pm

Kids Book Club Second Tuesday monthly, 6:30-7pm A book club just for kids! If you are 8-12 and love reading, come and share your thoughts about…

Tea Time Book Club
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Tea Time Book Club

Jan 10, 2018 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Interested in joining a book club this fall? If so, plan to attend the first meeting of our Tea Time Book Club. At this meeting we will discuss what people…

Teen Movie Event
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Teen Movie Event

Jan 11, 2018 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Enjoy a free screening of a teen movie. For grades 6th through 12th.  Call the library for this month’s title. Irvine Heritage Park. 4:30-6:30pm. Info:…

Preserving the Season Workshop: Herb Wreaths
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Preserving the Season Workshop: Herb Wreaths

Jan 13, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Hanging herbs can add a touch of comfort and magic to your kitchen. Herb wreaths and swags are not only beautiful but also useful; you can snip off what…

Winter Wonderland Craft Day
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Winter Wonderland Craft Day

Jan 14, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Come join us for some Winter Wonderland crafting fun! All ages, all materials provided, free, drop ins welcome, no pre registration required! Held upstairs…

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan 15, 2018 11:00am – 4:00pm

Every child is unique and they should know that no matter how different their friend may look from them, everyone should be treated fairly. On this special…

Homework Help
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Homework Help

Jan 16, 2018 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Teen volunteers assist elementary and middle school students with completing their homework assignments. This…

Reading To Rover
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Reading To Rover

Jan 17, 2018 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Children improve their skill by reading to certified READ dogs. Click Here for more Info Irvine Heritage Park. 3-4pm. Info: 949-936-4040

Teen Choose Your Own Book Club
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Teen Choose Your Own Book Club

Jan 18, 2018 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Can’t decide which book to read? Want to talk about all the books you’ve already read? This club is for you! This book club will be discussing the various…

National Popcorn Day
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National Popcorn Day

Jan 19, 2018 10:00am – 5:00pm

Pop, pop, pop! Today is National Popcorn Day at Pretend City. Pop on over to the museum and take part in popcorn themed activities, enjoy a popcorn snack,…

Garden Workshop: Pruning Fruit Tree
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Garden Workshop: Pruning Fruit Tree

Jan 20, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Peaches, plums, apples and more!  Keep your deciduous fruit trees healthy and producing by appropriate pruning during their dormant season. See demonstrations…

Children's Garden Workshop: All About Vermiculture
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Children’s Garden Workshop: All About Vermiculture

Jan 21, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Explore science, technology, engineering, art, math and music in a fun and stimulating outdoor environment. Young attendees will connect the natural world…

Page Turners Book Club
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Page Turners Book Club

Jan 22, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm

The Page Turners Book Group is for children in the 4th and 5th grade.  Copies of the current month’s book are available at the 2nd floor Children’s Information…

Homework Help
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Homework Help

Jan 23, 2018 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Katie Wheeler Library. 3:30-5pm. Info: 714-669-8753

Individual Technology Tutoring
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Individual Technology Tutoring

Jan 24, 2018 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Want to learn how to use your computer, tablet or smart phone to its full capacity? Individual 45-minute tutoring sessions are available weekly. Schedule…

Homework Help
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Homework Help

Jan 25, 2018 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Katie Wheeler Library. 3:30-5pm. Info: 714-669-8753

Open Dance Studio
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Open Dance Studio

Jan 26, 2018 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Rancho Senior Center. 3-5pm. Free. Info: 949-724-6800

Family Game Day
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Family Game Day

Jan 27, 2018 10:00am – 2:00pm

Saturdays are for family and fun. Bring a picnic and enjoy a day at the park. Lawn games, board games, crafts and other activities will be provided by…

Educational Forum
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Educational Forum

Jan 28, 2018 7:00pm – 10:00pm

OCAJC 2017-18 EDUCATIONAL FORUM SERIES We envision an Orange County where all people of faith and goodwill are given the opportunity to learn about…

National Puzzle Day
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National Puzzle Day

Jan 29, 2018 11:00am – 1:00pm

Puzzles and board games strengthen your child’s critical thinking skills. Today at Pretend City, join us for National Puzzle Day; a day full of lessons…

Homework Help
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Homework Help

Jan 30, 2018 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Irvine Katie Wheeler. 3:30-5pm. Info: 714-669-8753

Backwards Day
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Backwards Day

Jan 31, 2018 11:00am – 4:00pm

Backward Day. The day where the world gets turned upside down and inside out. So, wear your clothes backward today and come to Pretend City for some backwards…

ShiftCon Social Media Conference
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ShiftCon Social Media Conference

Feb 1, 2018 3:00pm – 8:00pm

ShiftCon is about shifting perspectives. It’s a community of social media influencers who are passionate about wellness, health & food. Blending professional…

Groundhog Day
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Groundhog Day

Feb 2, 2018 11:00am – 4:00pm

Celebrate with Punxsutawney Phil and learn about Groundhog Day at Pretend City! Find out if we will have a long winter or an early spring and why we celebrate…

Park Exploration
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Park Exploration

Feb 3, 2018 11:00am – 3:00pm

Explore new adventures with our mobile cart designed to encourage discovery through play. With fun hands-on activities, the cart can be found at a different…