October 7, 2010
La Verne Heritage Park's 20th Annual Pumpkin Patch
October 9th - 30th, 2010
Weekdays 4PM - 7PM
Weekends 10AM - 7PM
Tractor Rides, Farm Animals, and Country Store!
And lots of pumpkins and photo opportunities for the entire family...
Click HERE for the official flyer and $1 off coupon for a pumpkin!
Peter Pan - a 360 degree theater!
This past weekend, my family and I were invited to experience JM Barrie's Peter Pan at the Orange County Performing Arts Center! We were very excited because we heard awesome things about the 360 degree theater and couldn't wait to see it! This is a unique theater experience because the performance takes place inside of huge tent. Once inside, the audience is surrounded by a 360 degree movie screen that transforms the entire theater into Neverland! The highlight of the the show was when Peter Pan and Wendy ...
A Holiday Event Not to be Missed...
A Carousel Of Seasons!
Saturday, December 4, 2010
11AM to 4PM
Tea and Scones...Balloons and Facepainting...and much more...
RSVP for pictures with Santa...
Tattle Tails, 309 North Yale Avenue, Claremont
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Exploring Our World With Your Kids
I especially love sharing with my MacKid readers about great online, enrichment resources for our kids that are free! I came across another Road Trip resource that allows your kids to learn about international travel from home! A series of books and also a cool website, Mike’s Adventure Packs Adventure Guide is a fun learning tool for kids. Author Amanda Salzman has created a colorful guide to the planet with stops on every continent. Not only is it a great geography resource, it is also an interesting and useful ...
Where: Candlelight Pavilion, 455 W. Foothill Blvd. in ClaremontWhen: Check website for showtimesWho: Everyone!How: Book tickets online at www.candlelightpavilion.comCost: Ranges from $25 (children's price) to $68 depending on seats - includes dinner/lunch and the show.For more info: www.candlelightpavilion.com
Where: Sawdust Factory, 1525 Howard Access Rd. in UplandWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: All ladies (moms, aunts, grandmoms!)How: Please call to sign up!Cost: No workshop fee, just cost of your piece!For more info: (909) 946-0866
Where: Barnes & Noble bookstore at Montclair PlazaWhen: 2:00 PMWho: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: www.barnesandnoble.com
Where: Blue Chair Books, 177 N. Glendora Ave. in GlendoraWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Everyone!How: Just show up a bit early, as it does get crowded!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.bluechairbooks.com
Enjoy Ferengi-themed happy hour, desserts, and DJ.
Free for all exhibit visitors!
Where: Metropolitan Showcase in Riverside, 3800 Main St.When: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Everyone, especially fans of Star Trek but recommended for 4th graders on upHow: Just show up!Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for children and seniors; student discount ($3 off)
Where: Irvine Park Railroad, 1 Irvine Park Road, OrangeWhen: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closes at 6PM on weekends)Who: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: Free for pumpkin patch, gate admission to park applies and extra activities require ticketsFor more info: http://www.irvineparkrailroad.com There are online coupons available!
Where: Claremont VillageWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.theclaremontvillage.com
Where: Discovery Science Center, Santa AnaWhen: n/aWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: For AAA members, present a coupon (www.AAA.com/discounts) and valid membership card for 10% off admission and free bug candy!For more info: http://www.discoverycube.org/
Where: Knott's Berry Farm, Buena ParkWhen: Check website for weekend hoursWho: Appropriate for ages 3-11How: Just show up!Cost: Events included with park admission. AAA members get 30% discount at ticket window!For more info: www.knottsberryfarm.com
Where: Lakeshore Learning 125 N. Mountain Ave in UplandWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: All kids!How: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.lakeshorelearning.com
Where: Claremont VillageWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PMWho: The whole family!How: Just show up!Cost: Free
Where: Blue Chair Books, 177 N. Glendora Ave. in GlendoraWhen: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Everyone, especially climbers!How: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.bluechairbooks.com
Where: Second Street between Indian Hill Blvd and Yale AvenueWhen: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.thevillageclaremont.com
Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 31 - October - Free Admission to San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park
Where: San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal ParkWhen: n/aWho: Kids under 11 years oldHow: Just show up during the month of OctoberCost: FREE for Kids!For more info: Check here for all the details!
Where: The Pumpkin Festival is located in the Farm Store parking lot:
4102 S. University Drive, Pomona, CA 91768When: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: Admission to Pumpkin Festival: FREE
Pumpkins from the patch: $5 each ( beach ball size) or 5/$20 (Oct. 16 & 17 only)
Insect Fair: $6 adults; $4 students and children 3-12 years; 2 and under are free!
Pancake Breakfast (Saturday from 8am - 11am): $5 adults, $4 twelve and underFor more info: Check their website for all the details and directions!
Where: Border's at Montclair PlazaWhen: 2:00 PMWho: Kids 8 to 12!How: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.borders.com
Where: Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St. in MontclairWhen: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: All familiesHow: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.cbwm.org
Where: Claremont VillageWhen: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up, rain or shine!Cost: FreeFor more info: http://www.thevillageclaremont.com/venture.html
Where: Chick-fil-A, Upland Colonies (210 and Campus Exit)When: 5:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: Free for all kids activities!
Where: Tom's Farm in Corona, 23900 Temescal Canyon RoadWhen: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: Free but activities all have feesFor more info: Check their website!
Where: Border's in Montclair PlazaWhen: 11:00 AMWho: Kids 3 to 8!How: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: www.border.com
Where: Old Town Shops district in La VerneWhen: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php
Where: Downtown Upland, 2nd Ave. & 9th St., UplandWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Everyone!How: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: Check the website for details!
Where: Tattle Tails, 309 N. Yale Ave. in ClaremontWhen: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PMWho: All kids!How: First come, first serve! Kids must be in costumes!Cost: FREE 4x6 print of your choice from online proofsFor more info: www.brendaknightphotography.com
Where: Claremont VillageWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: FreeFor more info: Call 399-5490 for more info.
Where: Pilgrim Place, 660 Avery Rd. in ClaremontWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: Check their website for more details!
Where: Check the website for details!When: 7:30 AMWho: The whole family!How: Register forms on www.claremontsunriserotary.orgCost: Check the website for details!For more info: Doug Thompson, Race Director at [email protected]
Stretching your Dollar...
Please email me with any other meal deals that you know of in our area (that is, reasonable driving distance from Upland, Claremont, and La Verne). Enjoy and take advantage of these great deals!!
Casa de Salsa: Tuesday's Location: 415 W. Foothill Blvd. in Claremont
El Torito: Saturday's before 3PM Location: 335 Mountain Ave. in Upland
Denny's: Tuesday's and Saturday's from 4-10PM. Up to 2 free kid's meals with each adult entree. Multiple locations in Upland, Claremont, and La Verne. www.dennys.com
Helping Our Kids to LOVE Books
There is nothing that develops a love for reading more than being read to as a child. Here is a listing of all of the local story times in our area. Enjoy!
La Verne Public Library:
Family Story Time, Every Wednesday @ 6:30pm followed by a craft.
Baby/Toddler/Preschool Story Time, Every Wednesday @ 12noon followed by a craft.
Upland Public Library:
Tuesdays, September 14 - November 16
Storytime presents children's literature through picture books for children ages 3-5. We enjoy songs, flannel board stories, puppets, fingerplays, and ...
Melted Crayon Craft - RECYCLE!
Create Your Own Cupcake Crayons!
Have you ever been going through your kids art supplies only to find about a hundred broken crayons? Instead of throwing them away, keep them and make your own cupcake crayons! My daughter and I love to do arts and crafts together and she is always asking me to make something for her, so when I ran across these two websites, they were the perfect blend of creativity, recycling, ease and fun!
The directions are from two websites and are basically the same from both ...
You Are the Best Medicine
Parents love their children. Children love their parents. Watching anyone go through a disease or a period of illness is tough for just about anyone, but for a child, watching a parent go through cancer treatment is unimaginable. As a cancer survivor myself, I know how hard it is to be the patient. But I also know that my family and friends went through just as hard of a time. Watching me go through chemo and enduring the side effects was unbearable because everyone wanted to snap their fingers and ...
Mark these events on your calendar -- not to be missed!
Mrs. Nelson’s has a full schedule for October to celebrate our 25th Anniversary! Mark your calendars, there are too many not-to-miss events!
October 8th, 5 pm: Babysitters Club Pajama Party
October 9th, 11 am: Local Middle Grade Authors
October 14th, 4 pm: Antoinette Portis (Not a Box)
October 15th, 6 pm: Fancy Nancy Dinner Party
October 16th, 2 pm: Local Young Adult Authors
October 17th, 2 pm: Laura Numeroff (Otis & Sydney)
October 18th, 4 pm: Rosemary Wells (On the Blue Comet)
October 19th, 4 pm: Barney Saltzberg (Crazy Hair ...
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