PICK OF THE MONTH: 14th Anniversary Jamboree! At The Cube
Saturday, March 14
Parenting OC returns to Discovery Cube with its Kids’ Summer Opportunities Jamboree event. This is the fifth year the iconic Orange County family destination has partnered with Parenting OC to host the summer-fun planning extravaganza. From 10 am-3 pm, this free event presents a broad lineup of exhibitors (many new this year) featuring family travel destination spots, summer camps, and school information, as well as having games and special guests. Other exhibitors include private schools, day camps, sports leagues and clinics, horse and cattle ranches, surf camps, family fun attractions, special needs programs, preschools, outdoor adventure, and science and technology. It’s a great way to get your summer plans in order.
Discovery Cube OC | 2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana
714-630-4510 Ext. 6 | parentingoc.com/jamboree
Disneyland After Dark: PIXAR Nite
Thursday, March 5
Party with your Pixar pals tonight at California Adventure from 8 pm to midnight. The evening offers three interactive dance parties with Pixar, Incredibles and Monsters, Inc. being the individual themes. Guests will get after-hours access to attractions, special keepsakes and character meet-and-greets. This event requires a separate admission ticket; visit the website for more details and event guidelines.
Disneyland | 1313 Disneyland Dr., Anaheim
714-781-7277 | disneyland.disney.go.com
49th Annual Dana Point Festival of Whales
March 7-8, 14-15
From sand sculpting, stand-up paddling and a dinghy dash to classic car shows, eco-carnival and live music — there is something for all ages and all interests at this double weekend festival. The traditional parade kicks off the festivities at 10 am on the 7th and there is whale watching every day.
Dana Point Harbor | 34624 Golden Lantern, Dana Point
949-496-1045 | festivalofwhales.com
Argyros Plaza Free Events
Saturday, March 7, 21
This month’s first free Argyros event is March 7’s “Brilliance: A Night of Music and Light,” which mixes interactive art with a silent disco party, starting at 7 pm. On March 21, “Rock, Paper, Scissors: ¡DAMAS!” salutes International Women’s Month with a 1 pm program that features live music, art-making, and a panel composed of local women innovators.
Argyros Plaza| 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa
714-556-2787 | scfta.org
Steve Winter: On the Trail of Big Cats
Wednesday, March 18
Award-winning photographer Steve Winter has tracked cats around the globe, from snow leopards in India’s Himalayas to jaguars in Latin American jungles, and cougars in the Southern Californian hills. Listen tonight to the dangers he has faced on assignment and his work to save these big cats. This 8 pm show probably is best suited for tweens and older.
Irvine Barclay Theatre | 4242 Campus Dr., Irvine
949-854-4646 | thebarclay.org
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