Now that school is out, I’m always looking for something fun to do with the kids to keep them entertained. On Tuesday, June 20th, Kaleidoscope in Mission Viejo kicks off their free summer entertainment activities. The series runs every Tuesday, June 20th through August 1st from 11:30am – 12:30pm in the center courtyard at Kaleidoscope. The events will conclude with the Kaleido-Kids Carnival on Tuesday, August 8 from 11:30am to 2:30pm, benefiting Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire.
The Kaleido-Kids activities will be:
- Tues., June 20 Dance & Fun Party
- Tues., June 27 Magician
- Tues., July 11 Bubble Show
- Tues., July 18 Games Master
- Tues., July 25 Lego Playtime
- Tues., August 1 Cartoonist
- Tues., August 8 Carnival
The Kaleido-Kids Carnival on August 8 will include inflatables, games, a juggler, a stilt walker, face painting and a balloon artist. Tickets are $1 each, $5 for six, $10 for 15, and $2 for a “Spin to Win”. Guests who bring a new toy (no guns please) or new backpack to donate to Make-A-Wish will receive six game tickets and a “Spin to Win,” a chance to win prizes.
Also on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout summer, Edwards Kaleidoscope Stadium 10 is hosting its annual Summer Movie Express, which features family movies (rated G or PG) for only $1 admission per person. The movies are shown on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am from June 20 to August 16.
- June 20/21 – Kung Fu Panda 3 & Ice Age Collision Course
- June 27/28 – Trolls & Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
- July 4/5 – Monster Trucks & Penguins of Madagascar
- July 11/12 – Rio 2 & Boxtrolls
- July 18/19 – The Secret Life of Pets & Sing
- July 25/26 – Kubo and the Two Strings & Ratchet and Clank
- Aug 1/2 – The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water & The Adventures of Tintin
- Aug 8/9 – Happy Feet Two & Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
- Aug 15/16 – Storks & The Lego Batman Movie
For more information on the Kaleido-Kids events or Carnival, please call 949.542.4417 or visit www.gokaleidoscope.com.
About Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire
Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Founded in 1980 when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, Make-A-Wish is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, with 62 chapters in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and nearly 33,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish grants a wish every 34 minutes and has granted more than 285,000 wishes in the United States since its inception. For more information about Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire, visit www.ocie.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.
Find Make-A-Wish on Facebook at Facebook.com/MakeAWishOCIE or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MakeAWishOCIE.
Kaleidoscope is a 245,000 square foot lifestyle center located at 27741 Crown Valley Parkway, just off the 5 Freeway, in Mission Viejo. The center offers popular entertainment, retail and restaurants, along with a variety of community events throughout the year. Kaleidoscope includes Edwards Cinemas, LA Fitness, Burke Williams, Sola Salon, Ortho Mattress, Buffalo Wild Wings, Howie’s Game Shack, Laser Quest, Riptide Rockin’ Sushi & Teppan Grills, Tasty Bowl, Tacos Cancun, Rocco’s Pizzeria, Yogurtland, AT&T, Bold Girlz, Jump ‘n Jammin, Color Me Mine, and Union Market Mission Viejo, offering specialty retail and unique chef-driven restaurants including Diced, Oyu Shabu, Hummus Bowl, Portola Coffee, Market 2 Plate, Milk Box, Dry Society, R.T.E., and chocolate shop Sweet’s Choice, as well as boutiques Lost Generation and Splash.
Kaleidoscope Center was purchased in June of 2010 by an entity owned by certain funds managed by Westport Capital Partners LLC, and is managed by Sentinel Development. Be sure to follow all the happenings at Kaleidoscope via facebook.com/gokaleidoscope, twitter.com/gokaleidoscope and https://gokaleidoscope.com.