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Family Friendly Events

Tiller Days- Tustin
October 4-6, 2019

Tustin Tiller Days has been a regular event in Tustin since 1957. The event provides an opportinity for Tustin to celebrate Orange County's agricultural heritage. Features Parade (on Saturday at 10 am), carnival, rides, food and entertainment.

No admission fee

17522 Beneta Way
Tustin, CA 92780


Pet Fair by Emma Zen Foundation in Anaheim - Anaheim
Saturday, October 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Look at this beautiful place! Please join us Saturday, Oct. 5 at Yorba Linda Regional Park 9-3. Costume and talent contests @12 (yes there will be prizes!) drawings @2:30, pet vendors galore, microchip checking, pet fire first aid demos, music, food for humans and their pets, adoptions, paint a keepsake with your pet (yes!), and to top it off the event is FREE!

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Yorba Linda Regional Park
7600 East La Palma Avenue
Anaheim, California

Acorn Day - Trabuco Canyon
Saturday, October 5, 2019
10 am - 2 pm

A free, family-friendly day of excitement and learning offers activities for every age including free crafts for kids, a live butterfly enclosure, active games, face painting, live music and introductory ukulele lessons, nature and animal exhibits, very special storytelling sessions with painting on water, acorn and oak tree planting and much more for the entire family!

Guided nature hikes to the water tower will be offered at 10:15 and 11 a.m

O’Neill Regional Park
30892 Trabuco Canyon Road
Trabuco Canyon, CA

(949) 923-2260

Orange County Children's Book Festival - Costa Mesa
Sunday, October 6, 2019
9:30 am to 4:00 pm

The Orange County Children’s Book Festival is designed specifically for children of all ages. This family-fun festival attracts more than 30,000 visitors who will be entertained and delighted by authors, illustrators, booksellers, animals, storytellers, costumed characters, train rides, crafts, food and entertainment and much, much more.

Admission and parking are free.

Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa

(714) 838-4528

D. Yoder Family Sundays - San Clemente
Sunday, October 6, 2019
10 am and 2 pm

Monsters come to the Casa with a Halloween-themed puppet performance by a professional puppet troupe. Before and after the show, make and take home a spooky craft!

D. Yoder Family Sundays are 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.

Free Admission

Casa Romantica
415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672

The Heritage Festival and Parade - Placentia
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Since 1965, this celebration of the city's heritage includes a parade and fair booths. The festivities begin with the Chamber of Commerce pancake breakfast at 6:30 a.m. followed by the parade and band review at 9:30 a.m. The festival begins at 9:30 a.m. and will feature many exciting activities for the entire family including the annual car show, a crafts fair, food booths, kids games and more.

Tri-City Park
2301 N. Kraemer Blvd.

(714) 524-8535

2019 Fall Fitness Festival - Huntington Beach
Saturday, October 19, 2019
9 am - 1 pm

Featuring: Entertainment/Music, Special guest speakers, Fitness competitions for all ages, Food trucks, Kids costume contests (kids come dressed in your Halloween best!, Face painting, Inflatable games, Local vendors, Special Y offers & giveaways.

This is a free community event so spread the word and bring your friends!

Huntington Beach Y
8875 Adams Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92646

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Child Support Services

Orange County Department of Child Support Services
Watch ‘Em Soar

Orange County Child Support Services partners with parents to make a difference in the lives of families we serve. Our program aims to help parents achieve self-sufficiency and support children by establishing and enforcing child support orders in an effective and efficient manner while providing a well-rounded range of community resources.

Our services include:
• Obtaining, collecting and changing child support
• Obtaining medical insurance
• Financial accounting and payment processing
• Online access to case information

Click link above to learn more about our legal services offered.

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Children's Organizations

National Girls Ministries

Girls Ministries is a ministry tool to help fulfill the Titus 2 principle of women mentoring young girls. Girls can begin in Missionettes at 3 years of age and continue through high school.

Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge is the oldest, largest and most successful program of its kind in the world. Established in 1958 by David Wilkerson, Teen Challenge has grown to more than 170 centers in the United States and 250 centers world-wide.

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Parenting & Relationships

Spero Family Services

Spero Family Services’ mission is to assist parents in developing nurturing bonds with their children in order to foster healthy development for their children. This is achieved by assisting the parents in establishing boundaries and limits through constructive discipline techniques.

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