Target Free – First Sunday: Day of the Dead Family Festival

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 Bowers Museum FREE First Sunday will celebrate Dia De Los Muertos “Day of The Dead” Festival  from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Schedule of events

Missions and Ranchos Exhibit Hall 

10:00am – 4:00pm – View the beautiful Ofrenda (memorial altar) and leave a note for a departed loved one

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1:00 am – 3:30 pm • Joel Aceves, classical guitarist, plays the romantic music of Latin America

MARGARET AND CLEO KEY COURTYARD

11:00am – 4:00 pm Face painting, Sugar Skull decorating, Calavera magnets and Muertos art
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12:00 – Ek Balam Dance Company, under the direction of Martin Espino and Rosa Garcia

1:00 pm Ballet Folklorico, Las Estrellas of Orange County School of the Arts
1:30pm OC Mariachi with the Mariachi Kids, under the direction of maestro Gabriel Zavala

2:45 pm Xipe Totec, Danza Azteca

Free admission to limited engagement exhibitions is limited to the first 1,500 people on a first come, first served basis. Each recipient must be present. Tickets can be picked up in the North Wing.

Free admission is also included to Bowers Museum permanent exhibitions including: Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachand; Spirits and Headhunters: Art of the Pacific Islands; California Legacies: Missions and Ranchos; Vision of the Shaman, Song of the Priest; California: The Golden Years; Ancient Arts of China.

 BOWERS MUSEUM

2002 N.MAIN STREET
SANTA ANA, CA 92706
714.567.3600

For more information, contact 714.567.3600.

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Calvary Chapel Harvest Festival

Another Family Friendly option for Halloween in South County is the Harvest Festival at  Calvary Chapel South Orange County in San Juan Capistrano on Friday, October 31st, 5 to 9 p.m. at Buchheim Field.

This FREE event features rides, games, face painting, candy,  food trucks, live entertainment and more, This family event is open to the public.

Calvary Chapel South Orange County is located at 31522 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano.

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Dia De Los Muertos Workshops at MOLAA

 3 days, 3 great family fun events at MOLAA that encourage art, history and the traditions of Dia Los Muertos. All events are free for kids ages 12 and under.

MOLAA is exclusively dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art.

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, learn how to make a Calavera Mask  from Artist, Tony Dominguez.

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 On Thursday, October 30, 2014, join in on a Sugar Skulls Workshop.

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On Friday, October 31, 2014, drop in for Dia De Los Muertos face painting and Arts & Crafts.

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Where: MOLAA, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

Admission:

General Admission $ 9.00
Seniors $ 6.00
Students $ 6.00
MOLAA Members FREE
Children under 12 years FREE

 There is ample free parking adjacent to the Museum.

 

Family Fright Zone Friday

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Ghostly creatures take to fright for this 3rd annual spooky family Fun Zone night on Friday, October 24, 2104 at ExplorOcean in Newport Beach.

Come to this BOOtiful evening of  costumes, pumpkins and candy, Oh My!

Trick-or-treat at the Fun Zone! Enjoy spooky storytelling, kooky crafts, face painting, spooky & slimy lab activities, plus live entertainment for the entire family!

No tricks, just treats with this FREE admission event! Park your broomstick at ExplorOcean on Friday from 6-8:30pm!

Friday, October 24, 2014

6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

ExplorOcean
600 E. Bay Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92661
(949) 675-8915

Scarium of the Pacific

Trick or Treat at the Aquarium

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family. Enjoy special Halloween programs, including the annual children’s costume contest, the creepy coloring contest, face painting, magic shows, underwater pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling, kooky crafts, eerie animals in the Great Hall, and much more.

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EVENT INFORMATION
WHERE/WHEN Aquarium of the Pacific

SATURDAY, OCT 25, 2014 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
SUNDAY, OCT 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

COST FREE with general admission. FREE for members. Members’ guests receive 20% off admission.
COUPON Print and bring this flyer to receive FREE admission for any child in costume, up to 11 years old. Limit 4 discounts per flyer. See flyer for restrictions. Valid Oct 25-26, 2014.
TICKETS General admission is required. You can purchase tickets online.
Members get in free. No reservation needed.
INFO (562) 590-3100, ext. 0

Pumpkin Festival at Kidspace

The 20th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Kidspace Children’s Museum is Saturday, October 18 & Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 9:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.

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This family-friendly event includes fun for all ages and will be hosted in Brookside Park, directly in front of Kidspace Children’s Museum.

Kids will giggle with delight at the petting zoo, pony rides, exciting bouncers, carnival games, and seasonal crafts. Partake in a costume parade, make your own take-home fall crafts, enjoy face painting, and select pumpkins from our pumpkin patch. The parents will love the book and costume sale, and tasty picnic treats.

kidspaceFallFest1Festival admission is FREE – as well as the live music/performances, selected crafts, promotions at the Radio Disney tent, and a photo opportunity at the pumpkin patch. There is also plenty of FREE parking in Lot I of the Rose Bowl adjacent to Brookside Park.

Tickets are available for purchase to enjoy the bouncers, pony rides, games, food, and many other festival attractions.

The annual Pumpkin Festival is organized by the museum’s volunteer support group, The Circle of Friends, and offers even the youngest children a fun and safe way to celebrate the season. All proceeds benefit Kidspace Children’s Museum.

Kidspace Children’s Museum is located at: 480 North Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103

For more information visit http://www.kidspacemuseum.org

6th Annual Bat Night

Join Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary for their most popular annual event! The 6th annual Bat Night will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Included in the admission fee will be crafts and an interactive family program that will begin at 4:30 pm. and again at 6:00 pm.

Face painting, pumpkin craving, wagon rides and a BBQ dinner will be available for an additional  fee.

A Post Event Program will begin at 8:15 pm for adults 18 and over. 

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Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary 29322 Modeska Canyon Rd., Silverado, CA 92676

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Date: 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Fee: Adults $5.00, Children $3.00, Children 5 and under are FREE – cash and checks will be accepted