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04/30/2017
"EXPLORING VANISHING CULTURES" WITH JAN REYNOLDS

2002 North Main Street Santa Ana, CA 92706 United States - $15 Members; $20 Non-Members - Jan Reynolds is a prizewinning photojournalist whose intrepid adventures have taken her to every continent, photographing and recording vanishing cultures to preserve their unique heritage for future ....

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05/04/2017
UNIQUE ABSTRACTIONS: ARTIST RECEPTION

577 S. Coast Highway A-1 9496671803 - FREE - Las Laguna Gallery is pleased to present: Unique Abstractions - A Group Exhibition. Please join us Thursday May 4th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm for art, live music and more. Abstract art, primarily strip ....

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05/04/2017 to 05/05/2017
LIFE AND CULTURE IN THE GOLDEN CITY

2002 North Main St. 7148263677 - Access to this photo display is free. General Admission is required for access to galleries - Sponsored by the City of Santa Ana and as a part of their annual Artist Grant, join artists, Federico Medina, Fernando Olivares, and other local artists. A retrospective presentation of Santa Ana thr ....

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05/06/2017
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A MORNING! JOIN THE OC RESCUE MISSION FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERING ON SATURDAYS

1 Hope Drive, Tustin, 92782 (714) 247-4368 - FREE - Looking for opportunities to give back and make an impact on your community? The Orange County Rescue Mission is now offering family-friendly volunteer opportunities on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of e ....

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05/06/2017
MACY'S CELEBRATES ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH!

300 Westminster Mall, Westminster, CA 92683 (714)657-3333 - 0 - Macy’s Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Join us at Macy’s Westminster Level 1, Juniors So You Think You Can Party? Dance on into Macy’s as we kick-off Asian Pacific American Herit ....

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05/04/2017 to 05/07/2017
2017 AVP PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOUR HUNTINGTON BEACH (5/4-5/7)

1 Main Street, Huntington Beach, 92648 - General Admission is Free - AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals), the nation’s premier beach volleyball tour will officially kick off the 2017 season in Huntington Beach, Calif. from May 4-7. Featuring the most respec ....

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05/11/2017
NARIE LAUNCH EVENT

850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, 92660 (949) 574-1440 - - NARIE, an online shopping destination for unique goods produced by talented designers that donates a portion of all sales to help women and children in need, is hosting a launch event taking place fr ....

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05/13/2017


- 5th Annual Mommy and Me Cancer Foundation 5k - Join us Mother's Day Weekend on May 13, 2017 for the 5th Annual Mommy and Me Cancer Foundation 5k. The run kicks off with a symbolic release of white doves in the air. The race takes place at the bea ....

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05/13/2017
WHOLE FOODS MARKET BREA PRESENTS MAMASTE: A MOTHER’S DAY YOGA EVENT

3301 Imperial Hwy Brea 92823 - $20 - On Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., join us at Whole Foods Market Brea for a Mother's Day event featuring CorePower Yoga & Lululemon! Tickets include a ticket to our Mommy & Me Yoga cla ....

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05/13/2017
ARCE: VIOLENCE AND POWER: THE ROLE OF IMAGES IN EARLY EGYPTIAN IDEOLOGY

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 7148263677 - Bowers & ARCE Members FREE; General $12 - This lecture will explore the development and use of images of violence in Egypt before the New Kingdom. The well-known icons of kings triumphing over captives – either smiting them with a mace or, ....

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04/19/2017 to 05/14/2017
KING OF THE ROAD: THE RODGER MILLER STORY

606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 92651 949-497-2787 - - Riding a wave of success triggered by his mega-hits, “Dang Me” and “King of the Road,” a string of gold records and 11 Grammy Awards, wisecracking country star and Tony-winning Broadway composer ....

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05/14/2017
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES IN MOTION: SLEEP DEALER (2008)

2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706-2731 714.567.3677. - Free for Members//General $6 - Directed by Alex Rivera, Sleep Dealer is a Sundance award-winning sci-fi thriller packed with stunning visuals and strong social and political themes. Memo Cruz (Luis Fernando Peña) is a young man in ....

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05/14/2017
DANA WHARF WHALE WATCHING MOTHER'S DAY CRUISE

34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 949-496-5794 - $49 adults; $29 kids - Dana Wharf Whale Watching announces special Mother's Day Treat May marks the start of the blue whales season off the coast of Dana Point. Between now and October, Dana Point will witness the largest ....

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05/14/2017
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES IN MOTION: SLEEP DEALER (2008)

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 - Free for Members | General $6 - Memo Cruz (Luis Fernando Peña) is a young man in near-future Mexico. When his family is victim of a misguided drone attack he finds himself with no option but to head north, towards the U.S./Mexico b ....

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05/18/2017
#THEWALL

14900 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirda, 90638 - $12-$30 - We’re developing a brand new play, geared towards our teen audiences, confronting and dealing with the (ir)responsibility and consequences of social media usage. Features an all-youth cast and a pos ....

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05/19/2017
PAPER MART 3RD ANNUAL PARKING LOT SALE

2164 N Batavia St Orange, CA 92865 - Free - Paper Mart, the largest discount packaging supply company in the nation, brings their best-selling products to the parking lot for their largest sale of the year! Paper Mart will be offering everythi ....

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05/19/2017
PAPER MART 3RD ANNUAL PARKING LOT SALE

2164 N Batavia St Orange, CA 92865 - Free - Paper Mart, the largest discount packaging supply company in the nation, brings their best-selling products to the parking lot for their largest sale of the year! Paper Mart will be offering everythi ....

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05/19/2017 to 05/20/2017
2017 OC GREEK FEST

405 N. Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801 7148270182 - $3.00 Adults - Come and experience the sight, sounds and tastes of Greece. Join us for St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church’s Annual OC Greek Fest – May 19, 20 & 21, 2017. Along with authentic Greek foods a ....

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05/20/2017
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A MORNING! JOIN THE OC RESCUE MISSION FOR FAMILY-FRIENDLY VOLUNTEERING ON SATURDAYS

1 Hope Drive, Tustin, 92782 (714) 247-4368 - FREE - Looking for opportunities to give back and make an impact on your community? The Orange County Rescue Mission is now offering family-friendly volunteer opportunities on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of e ....

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05/05/2017 to 05/27/2017
UNIQUE ABSTRACTIONS: GROUP EXHIBITION

577 S. Coast Highway A-1 949-667-1803 - - Las Laguna Gallery is pleased to present: Unique Abstractions - A Group Exhibition. Please join us Thursday May 4th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm for art, live music and more. Exhibition runs May 4 to May ....

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05/27/2017
BSOC: FOLLOWING MY DREAM, AFTER 50, TO BECOME A JEWELRY DESIGNER

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 7148263677 - FREE - Kim Fox trained at the GIA in Carlsbad and at The Revere Academy in San Francisco. She started her first professional studio in California. Kim will discuss how she started creating jewelry and her e ....

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05/28/2017
MUSCO WORLD CAFE: THE HEARTBEAT OF MEXICO

One University Drive 844-OC-MUSCO (844-626-8726) - Tickets on sale soon! - Musco Center World CAFE Presents: FREE Events in Aitken Arts Plaza: 1–5pm
Ticketed concert inside Musco Center: 6 pm It’s fiesta time once again on the Aitken Arts Plaza! Following the huge success ....


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06/10/2017
ARCE: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE LOST ARMY OF CAMBYSES? AN ANSWER FROM THE RECENT EXCAVATIONS AT AMHEIDA, DAKHLA OASIS

2002 North Main St.,Santa Ana, 92704 7148263677 - Free for Bowers & ARCE Members | General $12 - Herodotus relates a story of how a Persian army of 50,000 soldiers was sent into the Egyptian desert and disappeared in a sandstorm. This tale has always captured the imagination and many expeditions ....

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06/11/2017
CITYRACE DISNEYLAND CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE

1313 Disneyland Dr. Anaheim CA 92802 - $47.50 - Disney California Adventure
A day of Disney adventure that you'll never forget! In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players solve fun & challenging clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt ....


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05/18/2017 to 06/18/2017
JOHN WAYNE'S BIRTHDAY CRUISES ABOARD THE WILD GOOSE

Hornblower South, 2431 W PCH, Newport Beach, CA 92663 949-650-2412 - $40-$92.95 - Celebrate John Wayne's birthday aboard his former yacht, Wild Goose, for a dining cruise with Madame Tussauds famous John Wayne wax figure in full Western attire. Snap a shot and use #ShowYourGrit to ....

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03/06/2017 to 06/22/2017
GALLERY ART WALK, LAGUNA BEACH ART TOURS

375 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach 92651 - $55.00 per person & up - Explore the Laguna art scene on a 90 minute Gallery Art Walk with Laguna Beach Art Tours! Enjoy private entry into two select galleries to meet with an artist or curator to learn about current exhibi ....

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06/24/2017
BSOC: DESIGN CONCEPTS AND SOURCES OF INSPIRATION

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 - Free lecture (does not include museum gallery access). - Kelly Charveaux was born in South Dakota near the mineral rich mines of the Black Hills. As a child she became interested in rocks and arrowheads. That interest grew to include gems and jewelry after ....

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06/07/2017 to 06/25/2017
ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS

606 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, 92651 - - The Critics agree: “Critics Choice” – LA Times, NY Post, NY Times, Daily News
“BRAVO! Dazzling!” – NY Times “Shines with Humanity” – LA Times When a 14-year-old boy goes missing in ....


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06/25/2017
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: ARCHITECTURE OF THE INTERIOR OPENING LECTURE

2002 North Main St.,Santa Ana, 92704 7148263677 - Member or with paid museum admission $9 | General $12 - Mr. Herr will speak Wright’s obsession with design in both the exteriors and interiors of his buildings and particularly about the recent renovation and re-opening of Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic ....

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