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Friday, September 5, 2014

13th Annual Festival of Children® at South Coast Plaza - Weekends in September

Festival of Children Foundation presents the 13th Annual Festival of Children® at South Coast Plaza beginning today, September 5th. Every weekend in September, families are invited to take part in more than 100 events (including arts & crafts, singing and dance performances, and more) and learn about child-focused charitable groups that are doing great work in the community.

This September they will also celebrate National Child Awareness Month (NCAM) in an effort to focus the attention of our nation on the most critical issues facing children today.

Opening Ceremonies are Saturday, September 6 at Noon with an appearance by a “Special Guest from Disneyland.”


Coffee, Tea, Mommy & Me
September 5, 12, 19 & 26 at 11AM in Carousel Court
On Fridays at 11am in September, moms and toddlers can get crafty and learn from CHOC Hospital community educators.  Every Friday features a different child wellness issue followed by an arts and crafts activity.  Refreshments provided by Corner Bakery. Topics include: Water Safety, Healthy Eating/Gymboree Play & Music, Child Passenger Safety, Home Safety

Tickled Pink Face Painting
Saturdays and Sundays, Noon – 4pm in Carousel Court
The Tickled Pink professional face painters transform faces using only FDA approved, water based face paints. 

Back-to-School Fashion Show
September 7 at 11:30am  in Carousel Court
Kids of all ages will model the latest back-to-school trends from South Coast Plaza retailers including BabyGap, Catimini, Disney Store, GapKids, Gymboree, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and more.  

Arts & Crafts
Saturdays & Sundays, Noon – 4pm in Carousel Court.
Every Saturday in September from Noon until 2pm, kids can decorate decorate a Captain, Pirate or Sailor Hat designed by artist Carolyn Gavin as an exclusive for The Land of Nod.  

LEGO will host mini-model builds every Saturday from 2-4pm. 

WonderGrove Kids Station
Weekends through September 28, Noon – 4pm
WonderGrove Kids was created to inspire every child to realize his or her full potential before third grade.  Animated characters help children prepare for the daily challenges of life inside and outside of school.  

Canstruction OC
Throughout September
Sixteen amazing structures made entirely out of canned food will be on display during Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza.  At the conclusion of the Festival, the sculptures are disassembled and over 60,000 canned food items will be delivered to the Orange County Food Bank for distribution to needy families throughout Orange County.  

South Coast Martial Arts
September 6 at 1:30pm & 3:30pm in Jewel Court
Students from the South Coast Martial Arts training center will perform a martial arts display featuring exotic music, acrobatics and other skills in a unique display of the human spirit.  

The Happy Hoofers
September 7 at 2pm in Carousel Court
Families can celebrate Grandparents Day with The Happy Hoofers, a group of women (ages 65 to 87) who entertain with a variety of dance routines to some of the classics of the 30s, 40s and 50s and more. 

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