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BABYCHELLAThe County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to welcome the inaugural Babychella Family Art & Music Festival at Mason Regional Park in Irvine on Sunday, March 12 from 12 – 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly event invites parents and children to enjoy entertainment and activities in the park’s picturesque springtime setting.

Babychella Family Art & Music Festival will offer a variety of engaging activities for children including story time, face painting, and an interactive bubble village. Find a spot on the grass near the main stage and enjoy beloved songs and fun-filled sing-alongs fit for the whole family.

Participate in mommy, daddy and me yoga, pose for pictures in themed photo booths, and take part in various hands-on arts and crafts. Discover the newest trends from popular baby brands on-site and hear from family-oriented educational speakers. A kids’ costume contest will award a $200 gift card for the best bohemian festival style.

Eats from local food trucks will be available for purchase. Bringing blankets and lawn chairs is recommended. Restrooms and baby changing areas will be available. Activities planned are perfect for children five years and under, but enjoyable for all ages. The festival will take place rain or shine.

Giveaways from:
  • My Gym (free 2 month membership)
  • Renaissance Club Sport Aliso Viejo (free 2 month membership w/childcare)
  • Happy Baby ($25 in free product giveaway)
  • SouthCoast CrossFit Babywearing (1 month free)
  • OC Doula Collective (1 month free)
  • Living Essential Oils (oil set)
  • Wee Buddies (wee cups)
  • and more!
Upon arrival festival goers can sign up to reserve a spot to get the following free services:
  • Face Painting Activity Tent
  • Smurfs Photo Booth Tent – where festival goers can get a selfie with a Smurf or professional photography FREE for their baby, child or family.
  • Wahoos Mommy/Daddy & Me Yoga Tent
  • Kenny the Printer Arts & Crafts Tent
  • Educational Tent (free educational talks on Tips for a Positive & Joyful Birth, 5 Things Every Postpartum Mother Needs, Asthma and Allergies)
  • Listen to free music by Christa Mae, Jelly Of the Month and School of Rock. Explore the vendor village, enjoy food from our food truck area featuring Wahoos and Rubys or play in the:
  • Boss Baby Bubble Tent
  • Munchkin Play Tent
  • My Gym Tent
  • Storytime Tent

When:

Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 12pm-4pm.

Where:

Mason Regional Park
18712 University Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

Meet the Autor at StorymakeryStorymakery’s “Author Reading & Writing Workshop” is an amazing monthly event that is great for children 4 years of age and older.

Kids will have the great opportunity to listen to a real author read a story and ask questions about the book or the writing process. Afterwards, kids will be able to write their own story, design the characters, and publish their own book! You will also get to take home an autographed copy of the author’s book!

My girl was ecstatic about the whole process and reads her published book every single night. I personally thought it was a terrific event and absolutely recommend it!

Cost:

$30 per child

What is included:

  • Fun & Interactive Reading from the Author
  • An Autographed Book
  • Writing Workshop
  • Copy of the Storybook Created During Workshop
  • Special Treats

Where:

Storymakery
825 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine, CA, 92618
(949) 431-5061

http://www.storymakery.com/

When:

Next event will take place on Friday March 31st. The authors are Angela and Marisa Vincent who will be reading their book “Save Queen Green! Mother Nature’s Eco Rhymes”.

Register:

Click here to register for the next “Author Reading & Writing Workshop”, on March 31st, 2017. 

Future Events:

Click here to see all future events held at Storymakery. 

PeterR_Web_heroIrvine Barclay Theatre presents “Peter Rabbit Tales”, a theatrical adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s stories of Peter Rabbit and his friends. The internationally renowned Enchantment Theatre Company will bring the story alive by using life-sized puppets, fantastic costumes, masks, magic, dance and music. This is such a wonderful way to experience theater with young children, so don’t miss this great opportunity!

This performance is recommended for children ages 4 to 8 and their families. Tickets are now on sale for $21 ($16 if you buy 4 or more tickets).

When:

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 2pm-3:30pm

Where: 

Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

Tickets:

Tickets are now on sale for $21 ($16 if you buy 4 or more tickets). Click here to purchase your tickets.

Peter Rabbit Tales

Enchantment Theatre Company Mission Statement

Enchantment Theatre Company exists to create original theater for young audiences and families. We accomplish this through the imaginative telling of stories that inspire, challenge and enrich our audiences, on stage and in the classroom. In doing so, we engage the imagination and spirit of our audience until a transformation occurs and the true grace of our mutual humanity is revealed.

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