OTO Events July 21-27
July 21, 9am: Bring your child and their friends to create an enchanting miniature garden with the help of the fairies at Dragonfly Shops and Gardens! The class is a blast for little ones and fills up quickly, so don’t delay – call and register today. Tickets are $20 and includes all materials and instruction. Kids will walk away with a cute potted fairy garden filled with plants and fairy garden accessories! Please call The Dragonfly at 714-289-4689 to register. For more information, go HERE. Dragonfly Shops and Gardens is located at 260 North Glassell St.
July 21, 9-1pm: This week at the Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisans Market, the featured farmer is Carlsbad Aquafarm with incredible oysters and muscles. The featured artisan is Fat Plant Man with fantastic succulents and cactus plants. There will also be a free yoga class at 10 am given by SunSpark Yoga! The Old Towne Orange Farms & Artisans Market is located at 304 North Cypress St.
July 21, 1:30-3:30pm: Saturday afternoon Movie at Orange Public Library & History Center. Munch on some popcorn and chill out in the library while watching J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg’s movie Super 8. Go back in time to a small town in Ohio during the late ‘70s and find out what a group of teens see and film during one night by the railroad station. This film is rated PG13.
July 22, 4pm: The Orange Community Historical Society is holding another Historic Orange Walking Tour! The walking tours offer visitors a peek into the history of the Plaza District and surrounding areas of Old Towne Orange. Volunteer docents share the story of Orange’s founding and the significance of some of its early residences, businesses, development, and downtown buildings. The Historical Walking Tour begins at the Historic Water Fountain at the entry to the Orange Library & History Center, located at 407 E. Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92866 (Please do not contact the library). Free public parking is available at the library. The tour lasts approximately 90 – 120 minutes. Find out more information HERE.
July 23, 2-3pm: Manic Monday at Orange Public Library & History Center. Teen volunteers present craft and game programs for 1st-6th graders. Children may win prizes such as toys, posters, or t-shirts! This week’s event is Library Olympics! Get ready for fun games of agility, speed, and endurance inside the library!
July 24, 2-2:45pm: Tuesday’s at Orange Public Library & History Center are days with special guest performers! This week, Abby Schachner will teach you kid-friendly yoga, inspired by the text and pictures from your favorite picture books.
July 25, 6-7:30pm: Anime Nights for teens grades 7-12 at Orange Public Library & History Center. Watch Japanese animation and enter a drawing to win DVDs and manga. Come dressed up as your favorite anime character! F or more information, call the Teen Services Desk at 714-288-2418
July 25, 7-8:30pm: Concerts in the Park every Wednesday! This week come watch The Skinny Little Twits, a classic rock band! Pack your picnic baskets, relax and enjoy the free entertainment under the summer starry sky! Find out more information HERE. Concerts int he Park is located at Hart Park, 701 South Glassell St. (at the 22 Freeway.)
July 26, 2-4pm: Stop by Orange Public Library & History Center’s Thursday Family Film Festival! This week’s movie: Adventures of Tintin (PG.) Popcorn and snacks will be available for purchase. This event is sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation.
July 27, 6:30-8pm: Come celebrate summer with Chapman University’s Family-Friendly Fridays Summer Concert Series! Recording artist Peter Brandon kicks off the series with the heartfelt lyrics and dancing tunes of all things country. A true showman, Brandon has headlined at many Southern California venues, shared the stage with the legendary Glen Campbell and been nominated for an LA Music Award for Song of the Year. Food trucks will be at the venue from 5-8pm. Chapman University is located at One University Dr. For more information, go HERE.
July 21-29: Summer clearance sale at Summerhill Ltd. Summerhill Ltd. wants to “clear the floor” to make way for new merchandise for the fall home decorating season. Enjoy 10% to 50% off all merchandise throughout the store. The store is open Tues-Sat from 11am-6pm and Sundays from noon to 5pm. For more information, go HERE. Summerhill Ltd. is located at 110 South Glassell St.
Ongoing: Summer Reading Club for Adults started June 18th, but is ongoing until July 30th. Make sure to sign up for the Summer Reading Club for Adults (SRCA) HERE. For more information on the SRCA, go HERE.
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