Come out and play

 

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

REGISTER: greatparkice.com


 

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

REGISTER: letsgooutside.org


 

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

TICKETS: thebarclay.org