Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Yoga for Kids with Smiling Monkey Yoga - Sat Feb 16th

Yoga can be fun for all age groups, and the yogis behind Smiling Monkey Yoga will show your family just how so on Saturday, February 16th, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

yoga mats provided & parents can participate as well!

here's a little about Smiling Monkey Yoga straight from the founders, plus check out  the other video on the event page at the Center for Living Peace OC site!

Center For Living Peace
4139 Campus Drive
Irvine, Ca

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relax and have a great time

Saturday, February 9, 2013

music to your heart: Spend Feb 14th, Valentine's Day with the UCI Choir

stumped as to what to do on Valentine's Day evening? enjoy the full-hearted harmonies of the UCI Choir for the evening for the 19th Annual Valentine's Day with the UCI Choir! show starts at 8pm at the Winifred Smith Hall

you'll be pleasantly surprised how sweetly an anteater can sing.

purchase tickets online

general admission is $15
seniors are $14
UCI students & children are $11

Winifred Smith Hall
UC, Irvine
Mesa Rd

treat your ears and tap your toes to your heart's content


Friday, February 8, 2013

Sunday, Feb 10th Pretend to Learn about Chinese New Year at Pretend City

celebrate Chinese New Year at Pretend City on Sunday, February 10th from 10:30am to 4:30pm.

there's no need to RSVP and all the fun is included in your admission ticket.  get all the details on the event page.

(via Pretend City)

Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618

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the learning isn't pretend!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Valentine's Day is Coming - Unique Ideas and Gifts

that special day is coming up where you and your hun-bun rush around town, getting in dinner and desert, exchanging gifts, cards, flowers, etc. and then recount the story to your co-workers the next day trying to sum it up in under 5 minutes so the next person can out-do your Valentine's Day narrative with theirs.

don't peg me as the anti-Valentine's Day gal - i am all for the romance that v-day encourages, but why not do it differently this year?  in looking up ideas on amazon.com, the following came up as pretty red-hot options:

A. why not have the entire family bake together! it's so easy to purchase bakery items and other Valentine's day sweets but you can have tons of fun baking heart-shaped goodies instead:

what about some heart-y cookies?
(nesting cookie cutters on Amazon.com)

or maybe some... heart-shaped baked donuts! this pan even comes with recipes.
(heart donut pan on Amazon.com)

B. if you're looking to be gifty, how about investing in food of the future - i'm just talking about gardening here!  in case you haven't heard of an AeroGarden, here's one:

(AeroGarden Classic with Gourmet Herb Seeds on Amazon.com)

make that even hotter with an AeroGarden Salsa Garden Seed Kit:
(AeroGarden Salsa Garden Seed Kit on Amazon.com)

C.  c'mon, you might as well treat yourself to something nice! why not get a little comfortable at the end of the day in a new beautiful night-time robe (hey, this could even double as lingerie, too!)
(Kimono Robe - Peacock and Blossom on Amazon.com)

whatever you do for Valentine's Day, enjoy!


Sunday, February 3, 2013

Painting Tips and Delicious Sips for Adults by Orange County Museum of Arts Thursday, February 7th

Orange County Museum of Arts presents Painting Tips and Delicious Sips - an evening of painting, sipping, noshing, and fun on Thursday, February 7th from 7pm-9pm across from UC, Irvine.  bring a buddy along and enjoy!

instructor Jeff Venier will lead you and your companion in a warm-up exercise before both of you collaborate on your painting with provided materials.

this event has a minimum fee of $25 per person. find out more and sign up on the Center For Living Peace's event page.

Center For Living Peace
4139 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA

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have a blast!