Ice Arena’s Grand Opening
WHAT: The Great Park Ice Arena is now open for public skating. Sign up for youth and adult hockey, stop by for open skating, or watch Anaheim Ducks practices when scheduled.
Join the grand opening of the Great Park Ice Arena on March 7 to learn about public skating opportunities at the brand new complex. After the opening event, enjoy a free skate session with a friend – download your Irvine Standard Promo.
WHERE: 888 Ridge Valley, Irvine, CA 92618
WHEN: March 7
Mardi Gras at Hotel Irvine
WHAT: Celebrate Fat Tuesday in style at Hotel Irvine’s chic Red Bar. Grab your most mysterious mask and prepare to party at Red Bar’s Mardi Gras masquerade with a live local DJ, creole cocktails, prizes for the best mask and a photo booth to preserve the memories.
WHERE: Red Bar, Hotel Irvine
WHEN: 9 p.m. March 5
MORE INFO: hotelirvine.com/happenings/
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
WHAT: Experience the luck of the Irish at Pretend City. Join this fun-filled day as local kids celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with story time, art and fun activities, including designing and building leprechaun traps. This special day will end with a parade of kids decked out in green from head-to-toe.
WHERE: Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
WHEN: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. March 17
MORE INFO: pretendcity.org
Dig in! Plant & Protect Wildflowers
WHAT: Want to have fun while giving back to nature? Then join expert ecologists from Irvine Ranch Conservancy as they work to restore and maintain native play species.
WHERE: Native Seed Farm
WHEN: 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. March 13
IUSD High School All-Star Jazz Night
WHAT: Five high school jazz ensembles from the Irvine Unified School District perform on the Barclay stage for one night of dynamic music-making. Join the student musicians from Irvine, Northwood, Portola, University and Woodbridge high schools as they play a variety of jazz standards and share their love and passion for jazz.
WHERE: Irvine Barclay Theatre 4199 Campus Drive, Suite 275
WHEN: 7 p.m. March 25