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2010-03-19 13:24:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Irvine has received a generous donation of an initial thirty-six Native Coastal Oak Trees grown by Joan Irvine Smith, philanthropist and heiress to the Irvine Ranch. Further, Mrs. Smith has agreed to provide seventy additional trees during the course of the Orange County Great Park forestation project, where all the trees will be planted. Joan Irvine Smith is the great-granddaughter of James Irvine II, who sold seven square miles of...

2010-03-04 11:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With the final performance of Cirque du Soleil's KOOZA production February 14th, Orange County's newest event venue successfully completed its debut with breathtaking acrobatics, bold slapstick humor and creative musical delight. More than 100,000 people from throughout Southern California experienced the magic of KOOZA from Cirque du Soleil at the new 14-acre Great Park Festival Site. "With the completion of Cirque du Soleil's first season, we...

2010-03-03 13:16:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park Board of Directors received a presentation Thursday, February 25 on the six Great Park Education Pilot Programs to be expanded this spring. The education programs include visual and environmental arts, history, ecology, agriculture, and health and wellness through workshops and events. The programs will teach children about science, instruct people how to grow vegetables and educate Park visitors about the historical...

2009-12-28 11:56:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by ERA/AECOM, a highly respected economic forecasting firm, finds that Cirque du Soleil performances at the Orange County Great Park will bring jobs, increased revenues at local business establishments, and more tax dollars to Orange County. The study was commissioned by the Orange County Great Park Corporation and presented as part of the Orange County Great Park Strategic Business Plan, outlining development goals and financial...

2009-11-18 13:32:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Young chess players are invited to challenge their creative minds at the 34th Annual Staser Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament. Presented by the Orange County Great Park and American Chess Equipment, the event will be held on Saturday, November 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Great Park. The Annual Staser Chess Championship was created by Miley Staser, a senior citizen, to give students throughout the southland an opportunity to meet over a...

2009-10-14 14:15:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orange County Great Park Balloon is already dressed for Halloween. The giant flying jack-o'-lantern signals the arrival of the second annual Great Park Pumpkin Harvest, a Halloween celebration and food drive benefiting the Orange County Food Bank and the Second Harvest Food Bank. As kids and adults alike enjoy Halloween activities, a petting zoo, pumpkin carving and a costume parade, they also have the opportunity to bring non-perishable...

2009-09-28 17:49:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- There was just one venue in Orange County this summer where you could hear reggae, country, swing, blues, salsa and more from internationally-recognized artists, and nearly 25,000 people from across Southern California did just that -- some from 400 feet in the air. This summer's Flights & Sounds of Summer dance and concert series at the Orange County Great Park brought diverse music and diverse crowds to experience music and cultures...

2009-09-21 11:20:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to step into the world of glitz and glamour of Bollywood, made popular by the movie "Slum Dog Millionaire." Dance and enjoy the soul of reggae with the Great Park's reggae fest featuring Easy Star All-Stars. It's all happening at the Flights and Sounds of Summer dance and concert series season finale this weekend at the Orange County Great Park. Start your weekend fun at the Orange County Great Park Friday, September 25th, with an...

2009-09-17 11:20:00

IRVINE, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Learn everything you need to know about growing produce at home at the Orange County Great Park Food and Farm Lab Garden Workshop Series, beginning Saturday, September 26th. The classes, led by certified University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Orange County, will include: "Cool Season Vegetables," "Gardening in Small Spaces," "The Busy Gardner," "Spice up Your Life," "Grow Your own Herbs," and "Holiday Crafts from the Garden."...

2009-09-14 11:15:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Flights and Sounds of Summer dance and concert series this weekend at the Great Park features two great musical performances -- the Merchants of Moonshine and HAPA. Start your weekend fun early at the Orange County Great Park Friday, September 18th, and two step to the music of Merchants of Moonshine at 8:00 p.m. Don't know how to line-dance? Get a free dance lesson at 7:30 p.m. Expect good times, great guitar licks, and songs that'll break...


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