If you live in or are planning a visit to Orange County and are looking for things to see and do there in February, then please check out this February 2019 Orange County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title:

Dana Point Chamber Awards and Installation Dinner | Feb. 1 fom 6-9pm | Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

Join the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce as we honor our outgoing chair, Jay Styles, and welcome our incoming chair, Michael Fox, at the 2019 Annual Awards and Installation Dinner. We will be inducting our 2019 Board of Directors and presenting the business awards in various categories. For more information: 949-496-1555 | www.danapointchamber.com

HB APA’s “Fusion 2019” | Feb. 1-2 | Huntington Beach Union H.S. Auditorium & Bell Tower

The Academy for the Performing Arts, a magnet program for the Huntington Union High School District, presents ”Fusion 2019” by its Dance department. This year’s theme will be “Then and Now”–a glimpse at a century-worth of choreography trends and beginnings to the current trends of today. For more information: www.hbapa.org

Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon | Feb. 1-3 | Huntington Beach

Run on Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Party includes a beach side beer garden. Finishers receive surfboard medals! For more information: 888-422-0786 | www.runsurfcity.com

Mother Daughter Winter Wonderland Tea | Feb. 2 from 11am-1pm | Yorba Linda Community Center

Princesses of all ages are invited to a winter wonderland! Activities include creative crafts, enchanting story time, lunch, tea and a visit from a princess! Children under 2 years of age are free with a registered participant. $20 per person. For more information: 714-961-7100 | www.yorbalindaca.gov

Monarch Butterfly Day | Feb. 2 from 10am-2pm | Mile Square Regional Park, Fountain Valley

OC Parks Invites children and families to learn all about Monarch butterflies and their natural habitat with an up-close look at these magnificent creatures at the tenth annual Monarch Butterfly Day! Activities will include interpretive presentations, children’s crafts, face painting and a balloon artist. This event is recommended for ages 4 to 12. For more information: 714-973-6600 | www.ocparks.com/parks/mile

Rotary/CARE Car Show | Feb. 2 from 7:30am-2pm | SJC Center/Sports Park

A fabulous display of over 400 antique and classic cars and trucks. The return of the popular New-Car Row will show the latest models from local dealers. Come and see the impressive rows of cars and trucks, shop the vendor’s booths and enjoy delicious food with your family. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome! For more information: www.sjcrotary.org

D. Yoder Family Sundays | Feb. 3 from 10am-2pm | Casa Romantica, San Clemente

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. ‘Try out’ classical music with a free performance by the San Clemente High School Orchestra in Casa Romantica’s Main Salon! A Valentine’s Day craft station will be available for children. For more information: 949-498-2139 | www.casaromantica.org

Laguna Beach Music Festival | Feb. 6-10 - See website for schedule

This festival is dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation, featuring an internationally acclaimed Mentor Musician or Ensemble along with other talented artists in a week-long blend of performances and education. For more information: 949-553-2422 | www.philharmonicsociety.org/LBMF

Pathways of Hope - Look Who’s Dancing | Feb. 7 from 5:45-9pm | Fullerton College Campus Theater

Competition with nine prominent members of the Fullerton community to end hunger and homelessness. For more information: 714-680-3691 | www.pohoc.org

Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance | Feb. 8 from 6:30-8:30pm | Laguna Hills Community Center & Sports Complex

Dance and dine the night away with that special man in your life- father, grandfather, uncle- whomever it me be. Dress up for a magical evening of fun and dancing. Register early, space is limited. Adult and children must register for this event. For more information: 949-707-2680 | www.ci.laguna-hills.ca.us

Beethoven’s Firsts - Dana Point Symphony | Feb. 8 at 7:30pm | St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church

Dean Anderson, Conductor. Wan-Chin Chang, Piano. Program includes Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto, First Symphony in C Major, and the Overture to Prometheus. For more information: www.danapointsymphony.com

Mardi Gras Party - Senior Dance | Feb. 8 from 4-7pm | Lake Forest City Hall

You’ll think you’re on Bourbon Street in the French quarter as we transform the Clubhouse for the Mardi Gras celebration. You’ll enjoy a savory and scrumptious dinner that will get you read for some “Big Easy” dancing. $10 per person. For more information: www.lakeforestca.gov

TET Festival | Feb. 8-10 | OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

Helping preserve Vietnamese culture, the Tet Festival boasts about the attraction of over 100,000+ audiences and hundreds of booths in a span of a three day weekend event. Visitors are immersed with a vibrant array of traditional foods, live entertainment, festive games, and customs celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. For more information: 714-388-6711 | www.tetfestival.org

9 to 5: The Musical | Feb. 8-24 - Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm | Curtis Theatre, Brea

9 to 5 is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie but remains relevant today with its message of empowering women in the workplace. This hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought provoking, and even a little romantic. For more information: 714-990-7722 | www.curtistheatre.com

Sweetheart Dance | Feb. 9 from 2-4pm | Sea Country Senior & Comm. Center, Laguna Niguel

Enjoy and afternoon of fin and dancing to music played by Close Harmony, a 10 piece band. There will be scrumptious appetizers and desserts served. For more information: 949-425-5151 | www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

Timberwolf 5 K Run/Walk | Feb. 9 at 6:30am | Northwood High School, Irvine

Breathtaking views, fantastic food, event t-shirts and the company of hundreds of friendly fitness enthusiasts. Proceeds from registration and sponsorships benefit Northwood High School and Families Forward, a local non-profit providing supported housing programs, counseling, food, referrals, school supplies, career coaching, and other services for families in crisis. For more information: www.timberwolf5k.com

Art Crawl Experience | Feb. 10 from 6-10pm | Downtown Anaheim Arts District

“ACE” is an auditory explosive art walk and arts festival has been acclaimed by local artisans as the Downtown Anaheim Arts District. During the evening of an ACE, attendees stroll amongst outdoor permanent art fixtures, such as Peter Shire’s illuminated birdhouse sculptures, to discover artists demonstrating their creative process live for onlookers. For more information: 714-956-3586 | www.downtownanaheim.com

Kid’s Pet Parade | Feb. 16 at 10am | Los Rios Park, SJC

Part of the annual Fiesta de las Golondrinas celebration. Kids between the ages of 5 to 12 can show off their favorite animals in a contest for Best Team Costume (owner and pet), Best Domestic/Household Pet, Best Exotic Pet, Best Barnyard/Farm Animal, Best Bird. For more information: www.swallowsparade.com

St. Valentine’s Day Love Your Beach Cleanup | Feb. 16 from 9am-12pm | Doheny State Beach

Join us for our first Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup of the year as we “love” Doheny back to good health after the runoff from winter rains. All beach cleanups meet at the lifeguard headquarters (adjacent to the mouth of San Juan Creek). Thank you for bringing along working gloves. For more information: 949-496-6171 | www.dohenystatebeach.org

Paws FUR Pink® OC Run/Walk | Feb. 17 from 8-11am | Irvine Regional Park, Orange

Participants can register to run or walk with their dogs and raise funds for charity paw-tners, which include Susan G. Komen Orange County and The National Canine Cancer Foundation. For more information: www.pawsfurpink.com

Celebration of the Muckenthaler Legacy | Feb. 21 from 7:30-9pm | Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton

Meet with the descendants of the Muckenthaler Family as they celebrate their heritage in their ancestral home. For more information: 714-738-6595 | www.themuck.org

San Clemente Chamber Meeting of Members & Award Ceremony Dinner | Feb. 21 from 6-9pm | Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club

Do not miss this exciting night to see your local constituents, visit with friends, observe as the Chamber’s Board members are installed and the award winners receive recognition. For more information: 949-492-1131 | www.scchamber.com

Race on the Base | Feb. 22-23 | Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos

Features helicopters, planes and military vehicles with music throughout the course. Activities for the whole family! For more information: 562-430-1073 | www.raceonthebase.com

Brave Race 5K & Kids Fun Run | Feb. 23 at 8am | Aliso Niguel High School, Aliso Viejo

The City is teaming up with the Joyful Child Foundation to promote and support this event designed to raise money to stop crimes against children. For more information: 866-756-9385 | www.thejoyfulchild.org

Winter Crawl for a Cause | Feb. 23 from 1-6:30pm | Malarky’s Irish Pub, Newport Beach

The crawl starts at Malarky’s Irish Pub and will go to several local bars before ending at Blue Beet, where we will do a live charity raffle and attendees can enjoy a live performance by The Droppers. (Lead singer Joe Puccio is an avid supporter of CFF OC.) Each bar will feature drink special for participating attendees only, and several of the bars will also feature free food, donated by event sponsors. For more information: www.eventbrite.com

Oso Fit Community Health Fair & 5k Fun Run | Feb. 23 from 7:30-11am | Norman P. Murray Comm. Center, Mission Viejo

Designed to promote health and wellness while raising money for Mission Viejo non-profit organizations. The Community Health fair will showcase more than 60 vendors in the wellness industry and inspire you to get fit! The event will feature a quarter and half mile Kids Walk/Run for children of all abilities. Register today at http://osofit5k.org. Community Health Fair is FREE. For more information: 949-441-0602 | http://osofit5k.org

Irvine Park Railroad Anniversary Celebration | Feb. 23-24 from 10am-4pm | Irvine Regional Park, Orange

To celebrate their 21st year of business and to show appreciation to all their loyal customers Irvine Park is rolling back to their original 1996 prices during their anniversary weekend… including $2.00 train rides! $2.00 activities and concessions including carnival games, hot dogs, sodas, ice creams, popcorn, bounce house tickets and cotton candy. Face painting and panning for gold. For more information: 714-997-3968 | www.irvineparkrailroad.com

RBN 2019 Kick-Off Business Expo | Feb. 26 from 5-8pm | Great Wolf Lodge, Garden Grove

Big event! Lots of business connections! For more information: 949-830-5776 | www.rbnevents.com

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