Fountain Valley resident Greg Haskin will hold a “meet and greet” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Silky Sullivan’s to announce his intent to run for the state Assembly. Haskin recently retired from PepsiCo as western regional manager for education. He is running for the soon-to-be-vacated 72nd District Assembly seat of Travis Allen. “We need more mature, experienced conservatives in the Assembly who have worked in the private sector, understand the economy and are committed to chang
The Center at Founders Village will celebrate the new year with its annual 2018 Winter Dance on Friday, Jan. 26. The dance, set for 7-9:30 p.m., will feature refreshments, dancing and music. MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center and MemorialCare Medical Group are partnering with the city to sponsor the dance. For ticket availability and cost information, call the Center at Founders Village directly at (714) 593-4446.
City Planning Director Matt Mogensen will give an update on the Fountain Valley Crossings project at Mayor Michael Vo’s first Mayor’s Breakfast of 2018 on Thursday, Jan. 18. The breakfast is set for 8-9 a.m. in the Saltzer Conference Room at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, 17100 Euclid St. Cost is $2 for breakfast. No RSVP is necessary. More information: (714) 593-4410.
OC Parks invites children and families to learn all about Monarch butterflies and their natural habitat at the ninth annual Monarch Butterfly Day, this year set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at Mile Square Park. The free event takes place in the Forest Shelter near parking lot C. Children can learn about planting plants to attract Monarch Butterflies. Participants can also go inside a netted butterfly enclosure. Butterfly experts will be on hand to provide educationa
Tax assistance for Fountain Valley seniors will be offered from Feb. 5 through April 11 at the Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center. During that time, volunteers will be available to prepare tax returns and transmit them directly to the Internal Revenue Service and the state Franchise Tax Board. Tax assistance appointments will be available from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Bring a copy of the previous year’s tax returns, all W-2s and 1099 form
It’s time to dust off those capes and find those masks. The Fountain Valley Fit Body Boot Camp 5K Fun Run/Walk is coming up on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Once again, the event has a super hero theme, so costumes are highly encouraged. You can register for the 5K online at fvcommunityfoundation.org. Preregister by 4 p.m. Jan. 27 and the cost is $22 for those 13 and older and $17 for kids 12 and under. After Jan. 27, cost is $30 for those 13 and older