Have You Heard of Spookley the Square Pumpkin?
It’s October! One of my favorite ways to celebrate the season is by reading (and watching) The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin.
Need to Freshen Up Your Home Library? Here Are 10 Books That Deserve A Spot on Your Shelf!
My kids and I love to read. But honestly, I am going to lose it if I have to read Beauty and the Beast or Star Wars again anytime soon. Sometimes you’ve just got to change it up.
Home Depot Children’s Workshop
Once a month, Home Depot offers a FREE hands-on workshop for children. Stop by your local Costa Mesa store this Saturday, October 7th between 9am and 12pm to build a Fire House Bank.
Do You Have “Artwork” to Hang? Try Scotch® Wall-Safe Tape.
The kids are back in school and that means lots of artwork is coming home. Of course you need to hang some of it! Don’t want to ruin your walls or set up an elaborate display? Try Scotch® Wall-Safe Tape.
Need a Night Out with the Girls? Meet Up for Happy Hour with Author Lisi Harrison!
Looking for something new and fun to do with your girlfriends? Why not join #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisi Harrison at the Newport Beach Public Library for happy hour and a discussion of her new book “The Dirty Book Club”.
Calling All Wizards – Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban IN CONCERT
Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ — in Concert at Segerstrom Hall. October 6th & 7th only.
Magic & Mayhem Halloween Boutique Now Open at Roger’s Garden
Stop by Roger’s Garden and enter a world of Magic and Mayhem. The Halloween Boutique is open now thru Saturday, October 28th at 6:00 pm.
Guest Blogger Suzanne Wind: 10 Social Skills Unplugged for Your Digitally Focused Child!
Don’t let technology take over your child’s social skills and manners. Read this article to find great tips on practicing manners with kids in a fun way.
Indestructibles: Books for Babies
No more telling your baby to stop chewing on his book. Read it, bend it, chew it, love it! Indestructibles™ are water-proof, tear-resistant, and baby-durable books.
Discover the Theater with Your Family
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is offering two different series packages aimed at kids ages 4 and older. Show your kids what the theater is all about!
The ENC Needs Your Trash
The Environmental Nature Center is collecting TP tubes, bottle caps, black buttons and corks for their Fall Faire Craft Crawl. Save up your “trash” and drop it off before October 11th.
Gabrielle is a professional artist and business owner. She moved to Costa Mesa in 2008 after she met her husband Mike. They have a 7-year-old son named William. In addition to being a commissioned artist and full-time mom, Gabrielle found time to open Heartfelt Play Studio where she offers Playshops, a customizable experiential event for children and adults.
AeroPress® Coffee Maker
Ever hear the saying … But First Coffee? My kids hear that a lot. Luckily for them (and me), I can make a quick cup that tastes great with the AeroPress. It’s easy to clean, compact, inexpensive and doesn’t make more coffee than I need.
Not Ready to Say Goodbye to Summer? Head to the Beach for the Sandcastle Contest!
If you aren’t ready to pull out those sweaters just yet, grab your sunscreen and a towel and head on over to Big Corona State Beach for the 56th Annual Sandcastle Contest, Sunday, October 1st from 10am-4:30p.m.
Children’s Book Festival
Don’t miss Orange County’s Children’s Book Festival SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017 at Orange Coast College. Admission is free. Reading is fun!