Billy Elliot the Musical at the Segerstrom

have you been tutu bombed? tutus are popping up all over Orange County in celebration of the award winning Billy Elliot the Musical opening at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts tonight!  from April 16 – 28, 2013, OC audiences can enjoy this favorite musical based on the international smash – hit film Billy Elliot.  featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical has earned critical acclaim around the world and was the winner of ten 2009 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Billy Elliot the Musical is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever.

wanna go? here’s the info…

Billy Elliot
April 16 – 28, 2013 
 Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Segerstrom Hall,  600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA

tuesday – friday • 7:30 p.m. 
saturdays • 2:00 and 7:30 p.m. 
sundays • 1:00 and 6:30 p.m.

start at $20.00 per person 
purchase at the Box Office, 600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
online – • phone (714) 556-2787

Team Kids 7th Annual Imagine Celebration

have you heard of Team KidsTeam Kids is an Orange County non-profit, who’s mission is to strengthen our community by empowering young people to be responsible citizens with a passion for service, through school-based and community service programs.
Sandy Toes and Popsicles is a proud supporter of Team Kids. i feel it is very important for our children to be involved with our community and in service projects. it gives them the empowerment to know that they can make a difference. and since Team Kids has many different programs that kids can be involved in, such as the LemonAID project, writing letters for the troops in-school programs, there many different ways our children can be involved with helping others.

you are invited!

to the 7th Annual Team Kids Imagine Celebration, one of the best Family Events of the year! enjoy a delicious Italian buffet at Il Fornaio, entertainment, and a gathering of families, and leaders from education, government, police, fire, and most importantly OUR KIDS! the TK Youth Council will be hosting hands-on service projects for our young guests!

Team Kids Imagine Celebration
Sunday, March 24th, 2013
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
II Fornaio Restaurant
18051 Von Karman, Irvine 92612
please follow #TKImagine on instagram/twitter for live updates on the event.

Monster Jam was RAD!

let’s just say my boys had a blast at Monster Jam
it definitely didn’t disappoint….and i am sure these little guys when to bed with dreams of car crushing monster trucks.
if you missed Monster Jam this weekend, don’t worry, you can still go. there is one more night on February 9th, 2013.

Kids Get into Medieval Times for only $9.95

you may have read my post about how much my kids love going to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament a while ago. my kids still beg to go all the time. it’s such of fun event for the entire family.

well exciting news! children get the Royal Treatment at Medieval Times this month with a special $9.95* price. this special is available now through January 31st at Medieval Times in Buena Park for children ages 12 and under. that is $26 off the regular kid’s price of $35.95!

Call 1-888-WE-JOUST (935-6878) 
or visit for information and reservations. 

 * Receive one child admission at $9.95 with each full priced adult admission. you must mention or enter code K9WEB at time of purchase to receive this discount. it may not be combined with any other offer or group rate. Tax, gratuity and applicable fees are additional. Upgrades are additional. Not valid on prior purchases. Valid only at the Buena Park Castle. Offer expires 1/31/13.

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

pack up some hot cocoa and cookies, and head down to Newport Beach to enjoy the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade happening all this week! join over a million viewers as beautifully decorated yachts, boats, kayaks and canoes will sail along the harbor in the 104th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. this year’s theme is “Surf, Sand and Santa!” and is sure to light up the eyes of you kiddies.

not only will the boats be decked out with lights and snow, the houses around Balboa Island too. what a wonderful evening it would be to ride the ferry across the peninsula and and walk around to view the beautiful lights.

wanna go? here’s the info…

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Wednesday, December 19 to Sunday, December 23, 2012
6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. each evening
here is the parade route, so you can pick the spot where you want to view it according to time.

the parade will start off at Bay Island at 6:30 p.m. and finish at the same site at approximately 9:00 p.m. each evening.