Showing posts with label Eventful. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Eventful. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 19

EVENTFUL coach-dad (& coach-mom) basketball clinic

One of my goals as the Head Boys' Basketball Coach at Fairmont Prep is to build a basketball community throughout Fairmont Schools that offers 360* support of the programs at all levels.

I am pleased to start working towards that goal by offering our first "Coach-Dad" Clinic for 1st-8th grade students AND their parent/guardian on Saturday, September 22. We will concentrate on 2-person "Driveway-Drills" that can be taken home and used, not only to improve their basketball skills but to have some quality time between you and your child. To extend this quality time, we are encouraging attendees to caravan to that evening's football game vs Western Christian HS and offering free admission with a hot dog to all those who attended the basketball clinic. 

Please read the details below, and click here for more information. 

What: A basketball clinic designed for boys and girls in grades 1-8 and their parent/guardian 
When: Saturday, September 22 from 12pm-4pm 
Where: Fairmont Preparatory Academy 
Campers Receive: Four hours of instruction in the fundamentals instrumental to youth basketball success, including shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding, and man to man defense. 
Special: At the conclusion of the clinic all attendees are invited to caravan to the football game between the Fairmont Prep Huskies & Western Christian Lancers. Each attendee received free admission and a free husky dog. 
Director: Ray Lokar, Head Basketball Coach at Fairmont Prep Academy, Lead Trainer for the Positive Coaching Alliance, Author of 101 Basketball Tips. 
Staff: PCA Double-Goal Coaches 
Fee: $50 a pair when pre-registered and $60 at the door. Pay online or checks should be made payable to "Sports'n'Stuff" 
Questions: All questions should be directed to 657-464-PREP 

Image via Top News Sports 

Contributed by Mr. Ray Lokar, Head Basketball Coach at Fairmont Prep 

Monday, September 10

EVENTFUL preview fairmont prep at fashion island

We invite all of our current 8th grade families and prospective high school families to attend a special Prep Preview event. This evening reception is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Fairmont's outstanding high school program--all in a convenient Fashion Island location. The event will begin with time for families to speak with Fairmont Prep administrators, current parents, and student ambassadors while enjoying hors d'ouevres and refreshments. Then our Headmaster, Academic Deans, and College Counselors will share a brief presentation highlighting the key elements of our program, followed by time for Q&A. 

Event Details
What: Preview Fairmont Prep at Fashion Island 
Where: 59th & Lex Cafe (outside Bloomingdales at Fashion Island) 701 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA
When: Thursday, September 28 from 6pm-8pm 
At Fairmont Preparatory Academy, we believe school should provide the options and opportunities that allow students to take smart risks, discover unexpected interests, and develop lasting passions. That's why we offer multiple academic pathways (including more AP classes than any other high school in SoCal), student-directed theater and art programs, and thirteen CIF sports. It's why we invest in technology-enhanced learning, free after school tutoring and enrichment, and low student to counselor ratios. By working with students to individualize their high school experience, Fairmont Prep prepares students for their best college fit and beyond.

We hope you can join us to discover our unique high school program for yourself. Click here to learn more and to RSVP. 

Contributed by Alyssa, Fairmont Private Schools

Thursday, June 7

EVENTFUL hooray for rae

We look forward to celebrating with Mrs. Rae Douglas tomorrow as she prepares for her retirement. Please join us at the Citron campus to celebrate and send her your well wishes!

Contributed by Alyssa, Fairmont Private Schools 

Thursday, May 17

EVENTFUL orange county free summer concert series

With summer just around the corner, there are so many great outdoor events to look forward to. I always have a blast going to community outdoor concerts with my family, packing a picnic and singing along. Here are a some free summer concert series to check out in Fairmont's neighboring parks: 

July through August 

All concerts are FREE! Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Gourmet food trucks, free games and activities for all!

Thursdays, 6:30pm 

July 12 - Neon Nation 
July 19 - DSB (Journey Tribute) 
July 26 - Stellar (Top 40) 
August 2 - The PettyBreakers (Tom Petty Tribute) 

Ronald Reagan Park, 945 S. Weir Canyon Rd.

(714) 765-5263

June through August 
(2012 details coming soon)

Relax and enjoy the sounds of the great live music! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Enjoy a picnic or purchase food or snacks from community groups. Admission is free!

6 - 8 pm

June 20 
June 27 
July 11 
July 18 
July 25 

Peppertree Park

(714) 573-3326

July & August

Bring your own picnic diner and/or buy food from local non-profit organizations and the Yorba Linda Volunteens. Seating is available in the amphitheateror grass areas at the park (chairs and blankets recommended).

Dogs are not recommended due to safety issues and the comfort of others in attendance. Riding skateboards, bikes, roller blades, and scooters throughout the park during the concert is prohibited. Alcohol is not allowed in the park.

5:30-7:00 p.m.

July 15 - Neon Nation (Music from the 80's)
July 22 - The Silverados (Country) 
July 29 - Stone Soul (Soul & Motown) 
August 5 - The Answer (Classic Rock)

Hurless Barton Park
4601 Casa Loma Ave.

For more information, call the Travis Ranch Activity Center at (714) 961-7167

July 11 - August 29, 2012 

Pack your picnic baskets, relax, and enjoy fantastic free entertainment for all ages under the summer starry sky! Bring your blankets or low lawn chairs and get ready for a great time! Reminder: food will be available for purchase courtesy of a local non-profit group and please leave pets at home. Performers subject to change.

Wednesday Evenings
7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

July 11 - Abbey Road, A Tribute to the Beatles 
July 18 - The Wise Guys Big Band Machine, Big Band Orchestra 
July 25 - The Skinny Little Twits, Classic Rock 
August 1 - Tom Nolan Band, Motown, Rhythm and Blues 
August 8 - The Silverados, Contemporary Country 
August 15 - Stone Soul, Soul, Motown and R&B Classics
August 22 - Cold Duck, Oldies, Top 40 and Dance Favorites 
August 29 - The Fenians, Traditional & Contemporary Irish Music

Hart Park Band Shell
located off the 22 Fwy. & Glassell St.

Call (714) 744-5599 for more information

For more information on free summer concerts in Orange County, visit

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Contributed by Alyssa, Fairmont Private Schools 

Tuesday, March 20

EVENTFUL oc egg hunts

If hunting eggs is part of your family's springtime celebration, then you'll want to mark your calendar for some eggciting events coming your way the first week of April:

Photo from Microsoft Office clip art gallery.

Contributed by Danyelle, Fairmont Private Schools

Tuesday, March 13

EVENTFUL spring family events in orange county

Take advantage of these extra hours of daylight and spend the upcoming weekends out and about at some of Orange County's biggest family events! Be sure to stop by the Fairmont booth and say hi to our Admissions and Summer Programs representatives while you're there! 

The Family Fun & Wellness Fair is in its third year at Pretend City Children's Museum in Irvine. Hosted by Good to From Head to Toe, this event is dedicated to family wellness and offers complimentary health screenings for children. Every child that participates in three screenings will receive a ticket to Pretend City! There will also be live performances (including Irish dancers), food trucks, face painting and giveaways. 

Saturday, March 17: 9am-2pm 

Pretend City Children's Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618

The Parenting OC Jamboree is an annual event that showcases summer activities for families, gourmet food and local youth talent. This year's Jamboree will feature 75 exhibitors in the areas of summer camps, classes and activities, family travel, products and services for health and safety, birthday parties, sports and more. Also be sure to show your support for our Fairmont students who are competing in the Spelling Bee competition! 

Saturday, March 17: 10am-3pm 

OC Great Park 
6950 Marine way
Irvine, CA 92618

The Summer Camp & Activities Fair is sponsored by OC Family magazine and is held in the heart of the Irvine Spectrum shopping center. This event is the perfect place for families to preview summer school and camp options in Orange County while enjoying live entertainment, balloon artists, face painters and more. 

Saturday, March 24: 11am-4pm 

Irvine Spectrum Center 
Irvine, CA 92618

Contributed by Alyssa, Fairmont Private Schools 

Monday, September 26

EVENTFUL fall family events in orange county

Kick off October with a weekend full of great family events! Celebrate community, cultural awareness and reading with these three annual festivals

The Tustin Tiller Days began in 1957 as a tribute to the Orange County's agricultural heritage. Now the event is Tustin's most anticipated family fair, complete with thrilling rides, great food, kids crafts, live performances, and more. Click here to check out the schedule of entertainment. 

Friday, September 30th: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, October 1st: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
*Don't miss the parade Saturday morning at 10am
Sunday, October 2nd: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

17522 Beneta Way
Tustin, CA 92780

The Irvine Global Village Festival is celebrating its 10th year. Voted "Best Festival" by OC Weekly, this annual event offers live entertainment representing over 50 cultures in addition to ethnic food tastings and an international marketplace. Be sure to visit the Kids Village for engaging arts and crafts projects, face painting and a bounce house--stop by Fairmont's booth to make your own playdough globe while you're there! Admission, parking and shuttles are free. 

Saturday, October 1st: 10 AM - 6 PM

Bill Barber Park, adjacent to the Irvine Civic Center
4 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606

The OC Children's Book Festival is an annual community fair celebrating the importance of reading. This year, the event will feature: over 100 popular authors and illustrators, books to buy, local exhibitors, family entertainment, live animals, professional storytellers, food and crafts. There will also be a Book Drive held at our Fairmont Schools booth organized by our very own student Megan Mettler! You'll receive a coupon for $2 off at participating author booths for every 2 books you donate (limit 1 per person, 4 per family). 

Sunday, October 2nd: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Orange Coast College 
2701 Fairview (at Arlington) 
Costa Mesa, CA 92628 

Contributed by Alyssa 

Thursday, September 22

EVENTFUL book drive at the oc children's book festival

Thanks to the dedication of Megan Mettler, our very own 8th grade student and budding philanthropist, the OC Children’s Book Festival will once again include an official book drive this year! Barry Ackerman, the co-founder of the Book Festival, heard about Megan's passion for collecting and donating books and her service trip to Joplin, Missouri this summer. Wanting to bring back a book drive element to the 8th Annual Book Festival, he reached out to Megan and Fairmont to coordinate a book drive to benefit Megan's Kids Read! project. 

We are thrilled to announce that the book drive is on and will be held at the Fairmont Schools booth during the event on Sunday, October 2 from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Be sure to bring along all your extra books to donate--both used and new books will be accepted. You'll even receive a coupon for $2 off at participating author booths for every 2 books donated (limit 1 per person, 4 per family). Megan will deliver all of the books she collects to local non-profits and schools, and she will be talking more about her Kids Read! project on stage at the event at 12:25pm. 

We look forward to seeing lots of our Fairmont families out enjoying the event and supporting Megan's efforts. 

Contributed by Alyssa