ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Orange County Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership (OC GRIP) recognized the accomplishment of Esther L. Walter Elementary School student Jazmine A., whose design was selected from more than 140 entries to be reproduced on the official OC GRIP vehicle. Continue reading
Learn about the many free Public School options available to Orange County Families at the upcoming 3rd Annual Orange County School Choice Fair, on Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the MainPlace Mall, located at 2800 N Main St., in Santa Ana.
Meet educators from local District Public Schools, Public Charter Schools and Home Schools. And meet business partners that support public school choice options too. Continue reading
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StandUp For Kids Wins $20,000 Grant for Young Entrepreneurs
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (August 5, 2016) – StandUp for Kids, Orange County won the 2016-17 Carmax Grant of $20,000 to use for homeless youth and will implement The Young Entrepreneurs Academy – or YEA! – Program to both their Huntington Beach and Anaheim centers in the fall.
“We’re very excited to implement the YEA! Program for our homeless youth,” said Justine Palmore, executive director of StandUp for Kids, Orange County. “Our homeless, disadvantaged youth will have the opportunity to learn new skills, become young entrepreneurs and hopefully win the grant.” Continue reading
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Local Youth Charity to Launch STEM Program
ANAHEIM, Calif. – StandUp for Kids Orange County, the local chapter of a nation-wide youth homelessness organization, has announced the launch of a new STEM program at its Anaheim Outreach Center. The STEM program is the first of its kind at the Orange County chapter and will begin September 20, 2016.
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program is a fifteen week course that will utilize curriculum from Rokenbok Education. Students will have access to skilled tutoring, the opportunity to create a grade-level science project, and online resources to develop science skills and career plans. Continue reading
Summer Rec Classes Mean Summer Fun!
ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 12, 2016) – Registration is now open for residents to sign up for fun and affordable summer classes offered by the city of Anaheim. The EZ Rec Connect guide can help you choose from classes offered for every member of the family.
Classes include recreation and fitness, art and dance for both youth and adults, specialty day camps, tiny tots, gymnastics, art, education, music, science, cooking, sports and much more. All classes begin the week of June 19.
Interested in a preview and discount day? On Saturday, April 16, residents can visit one of three community centers to learn more about the camps, classes and special activities. Attend on April 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to receive a 10 percent early registration discount, up to $10 off any class or camp registered at the preview day. Continue reading
Skate Park Groundbreaking Kicks Off $15 Million Renovation of Ponderosa Park
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2015) – City leaders and community members took shovels to dirt Tuesday in a ceremonial groundbreaking for a skate park that begins a $15 million, multiyear renovation and expansion of Ponderosa Park.
Mayor Tom Tait, Anaheim City Council members and Community Services representatives joined neighborhood parents and school children to mark the start of the park’s transformation. Continue reading
Tree lighting events in Anaheim this weekend
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2015) Attending a tree lighting ceremony with family and friends is a fun and festive way to kick off the holiday season, and this weekend residents have two chances to enjoy Christmas cheer. Both events will include music, crafts, photos with Santa and, of course, the spectacular tree lighting moments. So let’s bundle up and enjoy an evening or two together during this special time of year. Continue reading
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Free Camel Rides with Admission to Muzeo’s “King Tut” Grand Opening
What: Join us for the grand opening of this exquisite exhibit! Includes camel rides, docent tours, giveaways and family-friendly activities.
When: Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1-3 p.m.
Where: Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805
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Anaheim’s 91st Annual Fall Festival and Halloween Parade Offers Spooktacular Fun for the Entire Family
Parade road closures on Saturday only
ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 21, 2015) – Anaheim’s annual Fall Festival and Halloween Parade celebration in Downtown Anaheim is set for this weekend with an expanded schedule for three days of family fun. This year the Fall Festival will take place at Farmers Park on Friday, Oct. 23 thru Sunday, Oct. 25. The highlight of the Fall Festival will be the Halloween Parade debuting its new route on Saturday, Oct. 24.
The Halloween Parade, in its 91st year, will feature colorful floats, bands and entertainment. This year’s grand marshal is Kid Ramos and the Colony Boys of Anaheim. In addition, a special grand marshal for kids is sure to be popular with parade attendees of all ages.
The weekend schedule of events, parking information and the road closure advisory is as follows: Continue reading
Anaheim Howl-o-ween Dog Party Coming to La Palma Dog Park
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2015) Celebrate Halloween with your family dog at the city’s first Anaheim Howl-a-ween event at La Palma Dog Park on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participating or attending the festive event with your pawsitively best friend is a great way to get in the spirit for family-fun activities this time of year.
The Anaheim Howl-a-ween event will include a dog costume contest, doggie trick-or-treating, a photo booth, doggie treats, entertainment, refreshments and more.
Categories for the costume contest are: Continue reading