Live in Orange County or planning to visit Orange County in April?. If you're wondering what to see and do, then check out this Calendar of Events, prepared by our colleagues at First American Title: 

Discovery Cube’s Bubblefest   Mar. 24-Apr. 8

Pop into Spring Break with this bubble spectacular, featuring hands-on fun, the return of Deni Yang and the Mega Bubblefest Laser show! Learners of all ages will discover more about the science behind the soapy fun. 10am-5pm / Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana 714-542-2823 /

San Clemente State of City   Apr. 5

San Clemente Mayor will address attendees on the accomplishments and progress going on throughout the City that continue to make San Clemente a premier place to live, work and do business. 11:30am-1pm / Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club 949-492-1131 /

Garden Grove Kiwanis Poker Cup Tourn.   Apr. 7

Kiwanis of Greater Garden Grove will be hosting 4 poker tournaments this year. Each tournament will be dedicated to a specific charity and all proceeds will be donated to that charity. 6pm / KiwanisLand: 9840 Larson Ave., Garden Grove 714-267-6974 /

Walk MS Irvine   Apr. 7

Fun, festival-like event including food, drink, entertainment and a 2 mile walk at UCI. The National MS Society’s mission is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. 7am / Orange County Great Park 800-486-6762 /

Aquatic Center Re-Opening/Spring Kick-Off   Apr. 7

Join us for a fun-filled celebration featuring free entry, swimming, swim lessons, bouncers, game booths, drowning prevention education and much more! 12-3pm / Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center

Spring So Cal Corgi Nation Beach Day   Apr. 7

Get your aloha shirts and grass skirts! The theme for Spring 2018 So Cal Corgi Beach Day is TIKI BEACH PAWTY! 10am-3pm / Huntington Dog Beach 562-335-7674 /

LOCA Birthday Bash   Apr. 8

Join us in honoring our founders as we celebrate 25 years of Arts Education in Laguna Beach. 4-7pm / Kitchen in the Canyon: 845 Laguna Canyon Road

Dachshund Races   Apr. 8

Great Family Fun! Come see these short legged but swift ‘wiener dogs’ race to the finish line once a month at Old World Village. Arrive early and stay for lunch on their dog friendly patio.3pm / Old World Village, Huntington Beach

Meet the Mayor/State of the City   Apr. 11

The City of Lake Forest and Chamber of Commerce present their State of the City and Meet with the Mayor with Dr. Jim Gardner. The event features fresh food from Tito’s Burritos and Peppino’s Italian Family Restaurants, coffee from Patch Coffee, dessert by Dessert Divas, live music and more. 5:30-8pm / Mercedes-Benz of Foothill Ranch: 81 Auto Center Dr. 949-583-9639 /

San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest   Apr. 14

Enjoy Micro-Brew sampling, home-made food provided by various nonprofit organizations and live entertainment. VIP guests enjoyed tours of the Left Coast Brewery and premier samplings. 12-5pm / Left Coast Brewing Co.: 1245 Puerta Del Sol 949-492-1131 /

Sandcastles on Main   Apr. 14

Huntington Beach Downtown is closing the middle block of Main Street and inviting teams to compete in different sandcastle building categories. Main St & Pacific Coast Highway

Casa Youth Shelter's 40th Anniversary Gala   Apr. 14

Let’s celebrate 40 years of helping teens in crisis and families in need. Featuring entertainment by The Rembrandt Band. Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa 562-594-6825 / 

Gardenfest   Apr. 14

Plant Sale and Garden Flea Market, exhibits demonstrating sustainable practices for your garden, garden related opportunities in our community, San Clemente Art Association’s Garden and Flower Show painting competition, Butterfly Habitat Education and Water Smart Program. 8am-2pm / San Clemente Community Center

SCC Hawks Golf Tournament   Apr. 20

Join faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Santiago Canyon College for a day of golf and camaraderie on a world-class course. Golf package includes round of golf, on-cart lunch, green fees, golf cart, driving range, on-course beverages, goodie gift bag and famous Wrangler Grill dinner.  9am-6:30pm / Tustin Ranch Golf Club

California Wine Festival   Apr. 20-21

California’s best wineries pour hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of the region’s top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music. Lantern Bay Park, Dana Point 800-936-3126 /

Celebrate UCI - Annual Open House   Apr. 21

This spring event features an outdoor Festival, Open House and Car Show. Wayzgoose, UCI’s oldest tradition, is a student run festival in Aldrich Park - filled with live entertainment, food, games and rides for UCI and the community. 10am / University of California Irvine 949-824-6703 /

Volunteer Connection Day Expo   Apr. 21

Whether you have a heart for underprivileged children, seniors, or taking care of animals, you will be able to connect with all these organizations. 8-11am / Laguna Hills Community Center 949-707-2680 /

Laguna Niguel Earth Day Celebration   Apr. 21

“Go Green” and volunteer to plant, weed and clean up the Niguel Botanical Preserve. Volunteers should wear old clothes, closed toed shoes, and be prepared to work in the soil! Water and a light snack provided. 8:30-11:30am / Crown Valley Community Park 949-425-5100 /

High 5 Carnival   Apr. 21

Join us for a fun day with the Family to support Mental Health & Wellness with a focus on children and adolescents. Entry is FREE! DJ & Live Youth Singers. Carnival Games & Fun Inflatables. Raffle Prizes and Silent Auction. Information Booths for Mental Health Support.  10am-12:30pm / Dana Hills High School www.EL.Foundation

Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration   Apr. 21

The City is offering volunteer opportunities to beautify the park with new landscaping. Free hotdogs and ice cream while supplies last. There will also be a Green Expo at the park featuring environmental programs. 8am-12pm / Cordova Park: 26931 El Retiro, Mission Viejo  949-470-3010 /

Green Scene Plant and Garden Show   Apr. 21-22

The perfect place for any gardener looking for new ideas to improve their gardens or outdoor habitats. This is the only major outdoor sales event in Orange County focused exclusively on the home gardener, garden accessories, environmental education programs and products. 10am-4pm / Fullerton Arboretum: 1900 Associated Road 714-278-3407 /

La Palma Arbor Day Celebration   Apr. 24

La Palma will be celebrating by planting a tree! In addition, there will be crafts, presentation of the art and coloring contest winners and of course the planting of a new trees.4-6pm / Central Park

Newport Beach Film Festival   Apr. 26-May 3

Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program as well as providing a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a diverse collection of both studio and independent films. Various theaters in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa & Santa Ana 949-253-2880 /

Doheny Wood   Apr. 27-29

Show is free to woodie owners and spectators. The state beach does have a park entry fee. Over 150 classic wooden cars, surf wagons will be on display. The event has a large raffle including many woodie and surf related items.  Doheny State Beach

Pet Expo   Apr. 27-29

Over 1,000 animals will entertain you in stage shows, competitions and demonstrations including dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, rodents, goats, pigs, llamas, rabbits, miniature horses and more. Pet adoptions, products for sale, petting zoo, how-to workshops and advice from animal experts. It is presented by a nonprofit organization to promote responsible pet care. OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

Love Brea   Apr. 28

Love Brea is a great opportunity to serve the city of Brea and join a movement that is spreading across California. In the past two years we have had over a thousand volunteers doing 35 service projects around the community with a city-wide celebration at the end!

Love La Habra Block Party   Apr. 28

A city-wide day of service to help those in need and improve our city. Will focus on a specific neighborhood in the city.8am-12pm / Corona Park: 701 W 5th Avenue 562-383-4208 /

Seal Beach Classic Car Show   Apr. 28

Each year Main Street in Seal Beach closes down to welcome over 25,000 visitors, 550 cars, attractions and businesses come together with the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seal Beach to produce one of Southern California’s most memorable automotive events. 562-799-0179 /

Floral Park Home & Garden Tour   Apr. 28-29

Strolling through the beautiful vintage homes and gardens, searching for treasures at the Antique & Collectables Sale, viewing the Classic Automobile Display, or enjoying a snack at the food and drink concessions, you will surely leave with nostalgic memories of a day well spent. 10am-4pm / Floral Park, Santa Ana

Arts Alive Festival   Apr. 28-29

With a “Plein Air Landscape” theme, this year’s festival will feature arts and crafts, musical performances as well as amazing street paintings brought to life by incredible artists. Tasty fare and beverages along with creative activities for all ages. Hands-on workshops and demonstrations will be featured at the new Potocki Center for the Arts.Village Green at Oso Viejo Park, Mission Viejo

Taste of Huntington Beach   Apr. 29

Featuring delectable tastes from local restaurants and catering companies. Add in unlimited sips from your favorite wineries and breweries, along with live entertainment from for your listening and dancing enjoyment. Proceeds benefit the children’s wing of the Huntington Beach Library. 12-4pm / Sports Complex at Talbert and Goldenwest 

Chipping in for Kids Golf Tournament   Apr. 30

The tournament features a day of exciting competition that includes a helicopter golf ball drop, putting, long drive and closest to the pin contests, mulligans, raffles, a live and silent auction and an awards dinner. Hacienda Hills Golf Course, La Habra Heights 562-383-4242 / 

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