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Annual Street Painting - Arts Alive Festival - Mission Viejo
April 28-29, 2018

Artist from all over transform and capture amazing beauty of art using pastel chalk as the medium to blend onto asphalt as their canvases. With each artist's techniques and their enthusiasm for the love of art you can truly experience the metamorphosis around you.

LOCATION:
Norman P. Murray Community Center
24932 Veterans Way at La Paz Rd
Mission Viejo.

INFORMATION:
949-470-8440

Spring Citrus Fair - La Habra
May 4-6, 2018

The La Habra Chamber of Commerce will produce its Annual Spring Citrus Fair — full of period charm — showcasing the history of the La Habra Valley.

Event will include entertainment, carnival rides, local food, exhibits & character mascots. Free Admission

LOCATION:
La Habra Boulevard between Euclid and Cypress Streets

Phone:
562-697-1704

Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
San Clemente
May 5, 2018
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

2018 marks the 28th year of celebrating Mexican culture in our Spanish Village by the Sea. The Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration showcases live entertainment featuring traditional Mariachi’s and Ballet Folklorico to Cumbias, Tex Mex, and Salsa dancers. Community groups will be serving up authentic Mexican food fare and other activities will include a juried Art Contest, Carnival Game booths and a vendor area.

LOCATION:
Max Berg Plaza Park
1100 Calle Puente
San Clemente, CA

INFORMATION:
949-361-8264

Soka University's Annual International Festival - Aliso Viejo
May 5, 2018

Enjoy over 900 musicians and dancers performing on three stages and over 250 non-profit, craft and business exhibitors! There will be lots of international food, exhibitors, games and activities, art exhibitions, ceramic sales, a children's play area with Bounce House, student projects --- and much more!

Admission is FREE for everyone! Parking is $10 cash on campus

LOCATION:
Soka University
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

INFORMATION:
949-480-4081

Bananas Over Reading! - Anaheim
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

At Fairmont Private Schools, we know that reading is definitely not monkey business — it’s beneficial to all students and is also a tremendous amount of FUN! Join us May 5 for a wonderful family event filled with engaging story time, carnival games, snow cones, face painting, and an exciting opportunity for your child to take a photo with PBS KIDS character Curious George as seen on PBS SoCal.

Because we believe every child deserves to go bananas over reading, we are asking families to bring new books to the event to donate to the Children's Hospital of Orange County. Can't make the event? You can still donate a book by bringing it to the front office of any Fairmont Private Schools' campus.

Free Event!

LOCATION:
Fairmont Private Schools
Anaheim Hills Campus
5300 East La Palma Avenue
Anaheim, CA

INFORMATION:
SPACE IS LIMITED. RSVP TODAY!
RSVP and learn more on our website

D. Yoder Family Sundays - San Clemente
Sunday, May 6, 2018
10 am and 2 pm

Enjoy the arrival of the Spring season with a free visit and self-guided tour to Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens! Explore an art market of affordable treasures crafted by a variety of local artists and craftsmen, or listen to live music from Sophia Dion in the Courtyard. View Emmanuel Nkuranga’s fascinating exhibition in the Casa Gallery, and bring your kids to paint crafts in Nkuranga’s illustrious style.

D. Yoder Family Sundays are held on the first Sunday of each month for activities and a program thematically based on Casa Romantica’s Casa Captivating programs for all ages.

Free Admission

LOCATION:
Casa Romantica
415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672

Strawberry Festival - Garden Grove
May 25-28, 2018

The festival is a parade and carnival celebrating the city's strawberry-growing history. Free admission!

LOCATION:
Euclid St & Main St
Garden Grove, CA

INFORMATION:
714-638-0981

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Child Support Services

Orange County Department of Child Support Services
Watch ‘Em Soar

Orange County Child Support Services partners with parents to make a difference in the lives of families we serve. Our program aims to help parents achieve self-sufficiency and support children by establishing and enforcing child support orders in an effective and efficient manner while providing a well-rounded range of community resources.

Our services include:
• Obtaining, collecting and changing child support
• Obtaining medical insurance
• Financial accounting and payment processing
• Online access to case information

Click link above to learn more about our legal services offered.

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Children's Organizations

National Girls Ministries

Girls Ministries is a ministry tool to help fulfill the Titus 2 principle of women mentoring young girls. Girls can begin in Missionettes at 3 years of age and continue through high school.

Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge is the oldest, largest and most successful program of its kind in the world. Established in 1958 by David Wilkerson, Teen Challenge has grown to more than 170 centers in the United States and 250 centers world-wide.

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Parenting & Relationships

Spero Family Services

Spero Family Services’ mission is to assist parents in developing nurturing bonds with their children in order to foster healthy development for their children. This is achieved by assisting the parents in establishing boundaries and limits through constructive discipline techniques.

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