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Events for Families in Orange County This Week 5/20-5/24

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It is almost the end of May, and almost time for summer! The circus is in town this month, and families will get a chance to meet the Anaheim Ducks mascot – Wild Wing! There are a lot of fun events for families happening in Orange County this week! Stay tuned for for weekend event listing coming on Friday morning!

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Circus Vargus
http://www.circusvargas.com
Anaheim Marketplace

Come to see the circus at the Anaheim Marketplace at 7pm on Monday, May 20th. Ticket prices start at $25 for adults and $20 for children.

Books and Babies Story time
Newport Beach Central Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
1000 Avocado Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Children ages 6-24 months can participate in a fun story time from 9:30am to 10am and 10:30am to 11am.

Pajama Story Time
Newport Beach Central Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
1000 Avocado Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Children ages 3 to 7 years are invited to come to the library in their pajamas from 7pm to 7:30pm for this fun bedtime story time.

Paws to Read
Taft Branch Library
http://www.cityoforange.org/depts/library/
740 E Taft Ave, Orange, CA

Children ages 5-8 will get to read to a certified guide dog.

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Tuesday, May 21st

Strawberry Picking at Tanaka Farms
http://www.tanakafarms.com
5380 3/4 University Dr
Irvine, CA 92612

Come enjoy a day of fun picking strawberries with your children at Tanaka Farms. There are hay rides, a petting zoo, and a produce stand to explore. The strawberry picking is $17 per person and children under the age of 2 are free.

Preschool Story time
Balboa Branch Newport Beach Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
100 East Balboa Boulevard
Balboa, CA 92661

Stories, poems, and songs will inspire literary, dramatic, and musical fun for kids 3–5 years old from 10:30-11am.

Books and Babies
Corona del Mar Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
420 Marigold Avenue
Corona del Mar, Ca 92625

It’s never too early for storytime! Introduces language & reading to the littlest lap-sitters 6–24 months from 10:30am to 11am.

Preschool Story time
Mariners Branch Newport Beach Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
1300 Irvine Avenue
Newport Beach CA 92660

Stories, poems, and songs will inspire literary, dramatic, and musical fun for kids 3–5 years old from 10:30am to 11am.

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Wednesday, May 22nd

Meet Wild Wing from the Anaheim Ducks
22205 El Paseo, at El Portal
Rancho Santa Margarita

Come meet the Ducks Power Players and Mascot Wild Wing while participating in fun activities. Bruxie will have their popular sandwiches available at the event with 20% of the proceeds going to the Anaheim Ducks Foundation. The event will be from 3pm to 6pm in Rancho Santa Margarita.

Toddler Storytime
Central Library Newport Beach
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
1000 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Start building a love of reading early with fun stories and songs for toddlers from 2–3 years old from 9:30am to 10am and 10:30am to 11am. Please arrive on time and do not bring older siblings.
Books & Babies

Mariners Branch Newport Beach Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
1300 Irvine Avenue
Newport Beach CA 92660

It’s never too early for storytime! Introduces language & reading to the littlest lap-sitters 6–24 months from 10:30 to 11am.

Books & Babies
Balboa Branch Newport Beach Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
100 East Balboa Boulevard
Balboa, CA 92661

It’s never too early for storytime! Introduces language & reading to the littlest lap-sitters 6–24 months from 10:30 to 11am.

Preschool Storytime
Corona del Mar Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
420 Marigold Avenue
Corona del Mar, Ca 92625

Stories, poems, and songs will inspire literary, dramatic, and musical fun for kids 3–5 years old from 10:30 to 11am.

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Thursday, May 23rd

Tideland Tykes
http://ocparks.com/events?ViewBy=7&CalDate=5/23/2013&EventDateID=105231
Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve
2301 University Dr
Newport Beach

Come enjoy a fun day of arts, crafts and education at this fun event from 10:30 to 11:30am. There will be an outdoor nature walk where children can explore the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve. The event is recommended for children ages 2-8 years. The cost is $5 per child and reservations are required by calling 949-923-2275.

Preschool Storytime
Central Library Newport Beach
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
1000 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Stories, poems, and songs will inspire literary, dramatic, and musical fun for kids 3–5 years old from 10:30am to 11am.

Toddler Storytime
Mariners Branch Newport Beach Library
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
1300 Irvine Avenue
Newport Beach CA 92660

Start building a love of reading early with fun stories and songs for toddlers from 2–3 years old from 10:30am to 11am. Please arrive on time and do not bring older siblings.

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Friday, May 24th

Down at the farm at the oc zoo
1 Irvine Park Rd
Orange, CA 92869
http://ocparks.com/events?ViewBy=0&CalDate=5/24/2013&EventDateID=92911

Bring your children to learn about all the barnyard animals on Friday, May 24th from 10am to 11am. There will be crafts, activities and more! The cost is $5 per child, and parking is $3. Registration is required by calling 714-973-6846.

Free Shark Lagoon Nights
http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/shark_lagoon_nights/
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

The community is invited to explore the Shark Lagoon at The Aquarium of the Pacific from 6pm to 9pm. Get up close and personal with the sharks and even touch some! The event is free and registration is not required.

Wild Tales
http://ocparks.com/events?ViewBy=7&CalDate=5/24/2013&EventDateID=105554
Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve
2301 University Dr
Newport Beach

Come enjoy a fun day of storytelling while getting close to nature from 10:30am to 11:30am. The cost is $5 per child and is recommended for ages 2-8 years. Reservations are required by calling 949-923-2275

Songs and Stories
http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org
Corona del Mar Library
420 Marigold Avenue
Corona del Mar, Ca 92625
Children two to five years of age will hear stories and enjoy all types of music while being introduced to guided movement, yoga and instruments from 10:30am to 11am.

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