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What You’re Doing This Week: May 14

May 14, 2012 10:30 AM

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Woof Xtravaganza (shelby barone)

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This week is for the dogs so don’t leave your four-legged friend at home. Bikes will take over the streets of Pasadena, and rockets will be flying in the air around Orange County. This week is sure to be a true high-flying adventure.
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Monday, May 14th

We Care for Kids Golf Tournament

Mesa Verde Country Club
3000 Club House Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 223-8100


The 17th Annual golf tournament will benefit the Orange County and Inland Empire Make-A-Wish Foundation. Teatime is at 10am, the cocktail hour, silent auction starts at 4:30pm, and the live auction begins at 6pm. For more information contact Daphne Berry at daphne.berry@tfgroup.com.
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6th Annual Bike Week Pasadena

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This week kicks off a series of cycling fun events happening around the city. Some of the cycling events happening during the week include a taste of Pasadena, ladies night, Mayor’s ride, bike to work day, and a biking movie night. Ditch your car for the week, and join one of these fun biking events hosted by C.I.CL.E.

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Tuesday, May 15th

Chicago the Musical Starring Christie Brinkley

The Pantages Theatre
6233 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 468-1770


America’s most beloved supermodel hits the stage along with John O’Hurley on May 15th to star in the six time Tony award winning musical, Chicago. Tickets start at $25 with parking ranging from $10-$15. The smashing hit is recommended for children over the age of 13, and children under the age of 5 will not be admitted into the show.
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Wednesday, May 16th

Whole Foods Grand Opening

23932 Aliso Creek Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677


The highly anticipated new South Orange County Whole Foods Market will be opening its doors on Wednesday, May 16th at 9am. The best part about shopping at Whole Foods Market is that they do all the research and label reading for you. The market will include a wine and beer bar, pizza station, chef demos, outdoor fire pits, and more. It is sure to become one of the new hottest social scenes to hit South OC.
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Friday, May 18th

Fiesta!

Bob Baker Marionette Theater
1345 W. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026


A popular marionette production that has been at the Baker Theater since 1964 presents a colorful interactive production for the whole family. The show starts at 10:30 on Thursday, with more productions at 2:30pm every Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are available online for $15 each.
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OC Greek Fest

St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church
405 N. Dale Street
Anaheim, CA 92801


OPA! Celebrate with festive music, delicious food, and an interactive kids zone at the three-day event. Experience true Greek culture on May 18th from 3-10pm, May 19th from 12pm-10pm, and May 20th from 12pm -10pm. Tickets are $4, and free parking is available at the Buena Park Mall.
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Saturday, May 19th

Sup For A Pup

Kaenon Polarized
864 West 16th Street
Newport Beach, CA 92663


Sup For A Pup will be a huge sample sale benefiting AWFA (A Wish For Animals). There will be prize giveaways, deals on Kaenon sunglasses, surf apparel, delicious food from Wahoo’s, live music, and a chance to interact with dogs looking for a loving home. The event will take place from 10am-5pm.
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The Discovery Science Center Rocket Launch

Boeing Company
5301 Bolsa Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 542-2823


Register now for this exciting free family event. Build a rocket at home or use the provided supplies at the event to create a high-flying rocket using a 2-liter bottle. Food trucks will be on the scene to provide delicious food, and there will be a guest appearance from former Astronaut Chris Ferguson. Come prepared to get wet!
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Woof Xtravaganza

Mason Regional Park
18712 University Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 923-2220


Bring your favorite pup for a day full of dog-friendly activities including Dachshund races. There will be on-site pet adoptions available from OC Animal Care, and food trucks. The event will take place from 10am-2pm, and all dogs are required to be on a leash for this fun event.
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Sunday, May 20th

Balboa Island Art Walk

(Located within Newport Harbor)
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Kick-off summer at this mile long art showcase. There will be paintings, jewelry, and more! Live music will be happening throughout the event from 9am-5pm. The OC Cruiser will be providing complimentary shuttle service from 8:30am-5pm from the Old Nautical Museum parking lot. Don’t forget to get a classic “Balboa Bar” for a snack while strolling around beautiful Balboa Island.

Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She writes for OC Family Magazine, OC Menus Magazine, and more! You can keep up with her adventures around Orange County on Twitter @Glitterfulfelt.

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