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Orange County Calendar of Events – February 2019

Dana Point Chamber Awards and Installation Dinner   Feb. 1
Join the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce as we honor our outgoing chair, Jay Styles, and welcome our incoming chair, Michael Fox, at the 2019 Annual Awards and Installation Dinner. We will also be inducting our 2019 Board of Directors and presenting the business awards in various categories.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
Contact: 949-496-1555 / www.danapointchamber.com

HB APAs Fusion 2019   Feb. 1-2
The Academy for the Performing Arts, a magnet program for the Huntington Union High School District, presents Fusion 2019 by its Dance department. This years theme will be Then and Nowa glimpse at a century-worth of choreography trends and beginnings to the current trends of today.
Time/Place: Huntington Beach Union H.S. Auditorium & Bell Tower
Contact: www.hbapa.org

Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon   Feb. 1-3
Run on Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Party includes a beach side beer garden in the California sun. Finishers receive surfboard medals!
Time/Place: Huntington Beach

Contact: 888-422-0786 / www.runsurfcity.com

Mother Daughter Winter Wonderland Tea   Feb. 2
Princesses of all ages are invited to a winter wonderland! Activities include creative crafts, enchanting story time, lunch, tea and a visit from a princess! Children under 2 years of age are free with a registered participant. $20 per person.
Time/Place: 11am-1pm / Yorba Linda Community Center
Contact: 714-961-7100 / www.yorbalindaca.gov

Monarch Butterfly Day   Feb. 2
OC Parks Invites children and families to learn all about Monarch butterflies and their natural habitat with an up-close look at these magnificent creatures at the tenth annual Monarch Butterfly Day! Activities will include interpretive presentations, childrens crafts, face painting and a balloon artist. This event is recommended for ages 4 to 12.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Mile Square Regional Park, Fountain Valley
Contact: 714-973-6600 / www.ocparks.com/parks/mile

Rotary/CARE Car Show   Feb. 2
A fabulous display of over 400 antique and classic cars and trucks. The return of the popular New-Car Row will show the latest models from local dealers. Come and see the impressive rows of cars and trucks, shop the vendors booths and enjoy delicious food with your family. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome!
Time/Place: 7:30am-2pm / SJC Center/Sports Park

Contact: www.sjcrotary.org

D. Yoder Family Sundays   Feb. 3
Held on the first Sunday of each month for activities and a program thematically based on Casa Romanticas Casa Captivating programs for all ages. Try out classical music with a free performance by the San Clemente High School Orchestra in Casa Romanticas Main Salon! A Valentines Day craft station will be available for children.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Casa Romantica, San Clemente
Contact: 949-498-2139 / www.casaromantica.org

Laguna Beach Music Festival   Feb. 6-10
This festival is dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation, featuring an internationally acclaimed Mentor Musician or Ensemble along with other talented artists in a week-long blend of performances and education.
Time/Place: See website for schedule.
Contact: 949-553-2422 / www.philharmonicsociety.org/LBMF

Pathways of Hope – Look Whos Dancing   Feb. 7
Competition with nine prominent members of the Fullerton community to end hunger and homelessness.
Time/Place: 5:45-9pm / Fullerton College Campus Theater
Contact: 714-680-3691 / www.pohoc.org

Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance   Feb. 8
Dance and dine the night away with that special man in your life- father, grandfather, uncle- whomever it me be. Dress up for a magical evening of fun and dancing. Register early, space is limited. Adult and children must register for this event.
Time/Place: 6:30-8:30pm / Laguna Hills Community Center & Sports Complex
Contact: 949-707-2680 / www.ci.laguna-hills.ca.us

Beethovens Firsts – Dana Point Symphony   Feb. 8
Dean Anderson, Conductor. Wan-Chin Chang, Piano. Program includes Beethovens First Piano Concerto, First Symphony in C Major, and the Overture to Prometheus.
Time/Place: 7:30pm / St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church
Contact: www.danapointsymphony.com

Mardi Gras Party – Senior Dance   Feb. 8
Youll think youre on Bourbon Street in the French quarter as we transform the Clubhouse for the Mardi Gras celebration. Youll enjoy a savory and scrumptious dinner that will get you read for some Big Easy dancing. $10 per person.
Time/Place: 4-7pm / Lake Forest City Hall
Contact: 949-461-3450 / www.lakeforestca.gov

TET Festival   Feb. 8-10
Helping preserve Vietnamese culture, the Tet Festival boasts about the attraction of over 100,000+ audiences and hundreds of booths in a span of a three day weekend event. Visitors are immersed with a vibrant array of traditional foods, live entertainment, festive games, and customs celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year.
Time/Place: OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa
Contact: 714-388-6711 / www.tetfestival.org

9 to 5: The Musical   Feb. 8-24
9 to 5 is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie but remains relevant today with its message of empowering women in the workplace. This hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic.
Time/Place: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm / Curtis Theatre, Brea
Contact: 714-990-7722 / www.curtistheatre.com

Sweetheart Dance   Feb. 9
Enjoy and afternoon of fin and dancing to music played by Close Harmony, a 10 piece band. There will be scrumptious appetizers and desserts served.
Time/Place: 2-4pm / Sea Country Senior & Comm. Center, Laguna Niguel
Contact: 949-425-5151 / www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

Timberwolf 5 K Run/Walk   Feb. 9
Breathtaking views, fantastic food, event t-shirts and the company of hundreds of friendly fitness enthusiasts. Proceeds from registration and sponsorships benefit Northwood High School and Families Forward, a local non-profit providing supported housing programs, counseling, food, referrals, school supplies, career coaching, and other services for families in crisis.
Time/Place: 6:30am / Northwood High School, Irvine
Contact: www.timberwolf5k.com

Art Crawl Experience   Feb. 10
ACE is an auditory explosive art walk and arts festival has been acclaimed by local artisans as the Downtown Anaheim Arts District. During the evening of an ACE, attendees stroll amongst outdoor permanent art fixtures, such as Peter Shires illuminated birdhouse sculptures, to discover artists demonstrating their creative process live for onlookers.
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Downtown Anaheim Arts District
Contact: 714-956-3586 / www.downtownanaheim.com

Kids Pet Parade    Feb. 16
Part of the annual Fiesta de las Golondrinas celebration. Kids between the ages of 5 to 12 can show off their favorite animals in a contest for Best Team Costume (owner and pet), Best Domestic/Household Pet, Best Exotic Pet, Best Barnyard/Farm Animal, Best Bird.
Time/Place: 10am / Los Rios Park, SJC

Contact: www.swallowsparade.com

St. Valentines Day Love Your Beach Cleanup   Feb. 16
Join us for our first Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup of the year as we love Doheny back to good health after the runoff from winter rains. All beach cleanups meet at the lifeguard headquarters (adjacent to the mouth of San Juan Creek). Thank you for bringing along working gloves.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Doheny State Beach
Contact: 949-496-6171 / www.dohenystatebeach.org

Paws FUR Pink OC Run/Walk   Feb. 17
Participants can register to run or walk with their dogs and raise funds for charity paw-tners, which include Susan G. Komen Orange County and The National Canine Cancer Foundation.
Time/Place: 8-11am / Irvine Regional Park, Orange
Contact: www.pawsfurpink.com

Celebration of the Muckenthaler Legacy   Feb. 21
Meet with the descendants of the Muckenthaler Family as they celebrate their heritage in their ancestral home.
Time/Place: 7:30-9pm / Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton
Contact: 714-738-6595 / www.themuck.org

San Clemente Chamber Meeting of Members & Award Ceremony Dinner   Feb. 21
Do not miss this exciting night to see your local constituents, visit with friends, observe as the Chambers Board members are installed and the award winners receive recognition.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club
Contact: 949-492-1131 / www.scchamber.com

Race on the Base   Feb. 22-23
Features helicopters, planes and military vehicles with music throughout the course. Activities for the whole family!
Time/Place: Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos
Contact: 562-430-1073 / www.raceonthebase.com

Brave Race 5K & Kids Fun Run   Feb. 23
The City is teaming up with the Joyful Child Foundation to promote and support this amazing event designed to raise money to stop crimes against children.
Time/Place: 8am / Aliso Niguel High School, Aliso Viejo
Contact: 866-756-9385 / www.thejoyfulchild.org

Winter Crawl for a Cause   Feb. 23
The crawl starts at Malarkys Irish Pub and will go to several local bars before ending at Blue Beet, where we will do a live charity raffle and attendees can enjoy a live performance by The Droppers. (Lead singer Joe Puccio is an avid supporter of CFF OC.) Each bar will feature drink special for participating attendees only, and several of the bars will also feature free food, donated by event sponsors.
Time/Place: 1-6:30pm / Malarkys Irish Pub, Newport Beach
Contact: www.eventbrite.com

Oso Fit Community Health Fair & 5k Fun Run   Feb. 23
Designed to promote health and wellness while raising money for Mission Viejo non-profit organizations. The Community Health fair will showcase more than 60 vendors in the wellness industry and inspire you to get fit! The event will feature a quarter and half mile Kids Walk/Run for children of all abilities. Register today at http://osofit5k.org. Community Health Fair is FREE.
Time/Place: 7:30-11am / Norman P. Murray Comm. Center, Mission Viejo
Contact: 949-441-0602 / http://osofit5k.org

Irvine Park Railroad Anniversary Celebration   Feb. 23-24
To celebrate their 21st year of business and to show appreciation to all their loyal customers Irvine Park is rolling back to their original 1996 prices during their anniversary weekend including $2.00 train rides! $2.00 activities and concessions including carnival games, hot dogs, sodas, ice creams, popcorn, bounce house tickets and cotton candy. Face painting and panning for gold.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Irvine Regional Park, Orange
Contact: 714-997-3968 / www.irvineparkrailroad.com

RBN 2019 Kick-Off Business Expo   Feb. 26
Big event! Lots of business connections!
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Great Wolf Lodge, Garden Grove
Contact: 949-830-5776 / www.rbnevents.com

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