Labor Day at The Santa Ana Zoo

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Labor Day Weekend 

Santa Ana Zoo 

 

This year celebrate Labor Day weekend with your furry friends at the Santa Ana Zoo located in Santa Ana, CA.  In honor of working families in Orange County, special guest Jerry Brown, the Democratic nominee for Governor of California, CA Assembly John Perez, and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. All the Labor Day festivities at the Santa Ana Zoo with include free admissions as well as various fun and games for your family. Enjoy the many different exhibits the Santa Ana Zoo has to offer, including the Tropical Rainforest, Camel Yard, Colors of the Amazon Aviary, and so much more! Join in on all the fun this Labor Day weekend with all your friends and family. Come and ride the Zoofari Express train!

 

Hours: 

11:00 a.m. Sept. 4. Santa Ana Zoo,

1801 E. Chestnut Ave., Santa Ana. 714-385-1534.

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For more information contact the General Office at 714) 836-4000

Want to get in touch with the Zoo Office? (714) 647-6575

Visit Disneyland for Valentine’s Day

You have your special someone, now it’s up to you both to decide what to do for Valentine’s Day. If you live in Southern California, one of the best date ideas you can try for this special day is making a trip to Disneyland. Here’s why:

  1. It’ll bring back the magic in your relationship by reminding you of happy memories from your childhood.
  2. The ambience is just warm and cozy and can help you create feelings of warmth together.
  3. You’ll be on an adventure where you can try new things, hence building fond memories the two of you will remember forever.
  4. There are a bunch of restaurants the two of you can splurge on to get a fine dining experience.
  5. The rides will boost  your endorphins and give you a sense of excitement that will leave the two of you clinging onto each other.

There are many reasons to plan a date at Disneyland this year for Valentine’s Day. For more information, click here.

Best Dive Bars in Anaheim

Anaheim, California gets a rep for being one of the most happening places in Orange County. But unfortunately for some, many of the places to check out in Anaheim can be a bit costly. If you’re in a tight spot financially and you’re looking for some cool places to unwind in at night during the week or the weekend, check out this list of the best dive bars in Anaheim we’ve compiled:

The Juke Joint
$ · Bar · Anaheim Colony Historic District
Bar with upbeat atmosphere offers pool tables, beer, cocktails & a sizable dance floor.
Address: 735 N Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805
Phone:(714) 778-1397
Hours: 6AM–2AM

Lemon Twist Lounge
Lounge · Southwest Anaheim
Pool tables & darts are offered at this classic strip-mall dive, plus drink specials & event nights.
Address: 2822 W Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92804
Phone:(714) 827-6500
Hours: 11AM–2AM

Harvey’s Sports Bar
Sports Bar · Hermosa Village
Address: 1728 Euclid St, Anaheim, CA 92802
Phone:(714) 635-0462
Hours: 6AM–2AM

Dolphin Lounge
Lounge · Southwest Anaheim
Address: 1274 S Magnolia Ave, Anaheim, CA 92804
Hours: 11AM–2AM

Visit Adventure City For Family Fun This Weekend

Some weekends its nice to find a baby-sitter to make some time with your significant other. Other weekends, spending time with the whole family becomes a priority. When you live in Southern California, there’s really no excuse for not taking your family out of the house. There’s always so much sunshine and never a shortage of fun things to do. This is especially true if you live in Anaheim.

If you have children ages 1-9, consider bringing them over to Adventure City for this weekend. Here, you’ll find rides for kids, a petting zoo, arcade, and more. Whatever you decide to do, your children are bound to have a good time. And if they like it enough, you can even consider hosting their next birthday party here.

Parking is free and the entry price is only $17.95 per person.
Address: 1238 S Beach Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92804
Phone:(714) 236-9300

Top 5 Things to Do in Anaheim Besides Disneyland

When one thinks about Anaheim, Disneyland usually comes to mind, but there are so many other fun things to do besides that. In fact, these things are generally less expensive and less crowded as well. I’ve put together a list of the top 5 places to see in Anaheim along with their addresses for your convenience. So if you’re in Anaheim and you want to do something fun, check the following places out:

1. Angels Stadium of Anaheim– The perfect place to catch a baseball game!
Address: 2000 E Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA 92806
2. Anaheim Convention Center– An amazing venue with hundreds of events per year.
Address: 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802
3. Honda Center– Indoor arena for the best hockey games.
Address: 2695 E Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806
4. Anaheim City Tours
Check out this tour company.

5. Yorba Regional Park– Mile-wide park adjacent to the Santa Ana River has 140 acres of picnic tables, lakes, trails & more.
Address: 7600 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92807

As you can see, there’s lots to see in Anaheim! Plan a tour and get moving today!

3 Non Carving Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Actually carving a pumpkin is more difficult than it might seem. Its messy, sticky, and hard to carve. However, if you are looking to decorate in other ways, here are three simple no carve pumpkin decorating tips.

 

Glitter: cover your entire pumpkin with glitter or simply work in patterns. Either way, glitter pumpkins can be fun accent pieces.

 

Mr. Potato Head: there’s nothing wrong with using props, so grab an old Mr. Potato head and create a funny looking face for your pumpkin.

 

Paint: if you are looking for a simple, yet stylish pumpkin, paint it a fun and bright color. You can use the pumpkin as a centerpiece or on a side table.

 

Where Are the Best New Spots Near Anaheim?

Are you ready for something new in Anaheim? If you dine out a lot, chances are you keep going to the same places over and over. Even if those spots are great, everyone needs to add something new into the mix. Since this blog loves food, we went out and found the best new restaurants near your apartment. Both spot opened within the last two months and offer an excellent mix of Thai and fish. If you are ready to try something new for dinner tonight, here is all the information for both locations.

 

Chada Thai

Opened 8 weeks ago

9872 Westminster Ave

Garden Grove, CA 92844

Phone number(714) 858-1693

 

Surf City Fish Grill

Opened 6 weeks ago

17965 Beach Blvd

Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Phone number(714) 375-4861

Learn About the Twin Pines Apartments

The Twin Pines apartments are stunning one, two, and three bedroom units located right in the heart of one of the most magical cities in the world–Anaheim, California. Our units are spacious, modern, and featuring granite countertops, wood cabinets, crown molding, wood style flooring and two tone painted accent walls (among other things). In short, the units provide a wonderful mix of trendy style and design with a “homey” and comfortable feel.

 

The complex features a pool, clubhouse, barbecue grills, spa and playground among other things. The Twin Pines is perfect for families searching for a safe and fun community as well as for young professionals looking to enjoy everything the city of Anaheim has to offer. When you are ready for a tour, give us a call at 866.421.7061 to schedule a meeting,

Best Bars To Watch NFL Football Games in Anaheim

In case you didn’t know, the NFL season is officially upon us. Which means everybody is on the hunt for the best bars and restaurants for football food, drinks and, of course, the NFL ticket package. Because, the truth is, the CBS and Fox games aren’t always what you’re looking for. So if you are hoping to shake up your Sundays from the usual Raiders and Chargers games, your best bet is to hit up a sports bar with NFL ticket package. While this can be a lengthy and laborious project, we’ve thankfully compiled a quick list of the best 3 bars in Anaheim that will be showing all the NFL games every Sunday. Have fun and enjoy the best time of the year for sports fans!

 

99 Bottles & Cocktails

8901 Katella Ave

Anaheim, CA 92804

Phone number(714) 826-2040

 

The Cave Sports Bar

628 W Orangewood Ave

Anaheim, CA 92802

Phone number(714) 740-0490

 

Keno’s Restaurant

5750 E La Palma Ave

Anaheim, CA 92807

Phone number(714) 777-9511

Attend the Orange International Street Fair This Labor Day

Street Fairs are a great way to spend a holiday weekend. You can take the family for some fun, eat great food, go on rides and not have to worry about any clean up after. This Labor Day Weekend the City of Orange will be hosting an international Street Fair with over 15 ethnicities represented and over 42 food booths featuring each location’s cuisine. If you are looking to get some good eats and cultural fun this Labor Day, the International Street Fair is the event to attend. Here is a bit more information.

 

Old Towne Orange

Plaza Square Park

Glassell St. and Chapman Ave.

Orange, CA 92866

(714) 633-4816

www.orangestreetfair.org

Date: September 2 – September 4, 2016