Top 10 Things to do in Irvine in May
‘An Enemy of the People’
The Henrik Ibsen play about tourism and truth is on stage at UCI’s Little Theatre.
Smile: Expressions of
A photographic journey through OC’s diverse cities and communities includes the work of as many as 50 photographers. Opening reception is May 1, from 1-3 p.m.
Great Park Gallery
Orange County Great Park
5.6 and 5.7
Mother’s Day Dessert and Paint Night
Don’t you dare forget mom on her special day! In fact, make sure by celebrating early with painting lessons with a local artist, delicious dessert and an evening balloon ride (weather permitting). Adults $54, Kids $44.
Orange County Great Park
For more information, call 949.724.7611
D.A.R.E. Movie Night
Kids love those mischievous Minions from the “Despicable Me” films, so come enjoy an outdoor movie night featuring the film of the same name. The event sponsored by Irvine Police Dept.’s D.A.R.E. program includes bounce houses, games and with first responder vehicles on display.
Heritage Community Park
For more information, call 949.724.7252.
10 Things to do in May
The SoCal tech and electronics community gathers for an industry mixer that includes an agenda of fun. STEM and young engineering students are welcome to come and learn more about the industry. Tickets are $20.
Irvine Korean Cultural Festival
Enjoy and celebrate the culture, art, dance and cuisine of Korea at the 7th annual festival.
Irvine Civic Center Park
Special Olympics OC
Come cheer on 900 athletes from across the county competing and having fun in five sports.
Irvine High School and Woollett Aquatic Center.
The America Ride and
Join motorcyclists riding from Anaheim to Lakeview Park/Irvine Lake, or just go to the festival for great music, food, K-9 demonstrations, fashion shows and more. All proceeds go to The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation - providing service dogs to America’s service men and women.
Lakeview Park at Irvine Lake
Honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our country at the nation’s first memorial dedicated to listing the names of all the fallen American service members in Afghanistan and Iraq. 4-5 p.m.
4531 Bryan Ave.
Memorial Day Ceremony
The City of Irvine will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony in the Formal Garden at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park. Attendees may contribute a memory board at the event, and send a message of appreciation and support to members of Irvine’s adopted 2/11 Marine Battalion.
Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park