7 New Reasons to Visit Discovery Cube OC


The Discovery Cube OC expansion opened in June 2015. We've written a review of what you can expect including 7 New Reasons to Visit Discovery Cube OC. I got to experience the new exhibits at a media preview right before the expansion was completed, then our volunteer park reporter (Lisa) brought her boys to see the completed version. Although, I'm sharing what's new AT … [Read more...]

The Day “New” Happened at Discovery Cube OC

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Bloggers covered it. The OC Register covered it. And lots of people are talking about the expansion finally opening. But you really need to visit and see for yourself! I don't want to spoil the surprise too much. We got to visit as part of a media preview. Although, I'm sharing what's new AT the Cube - the coolest bit of this expansion is what happens outside the cube! … [Read more...]

Santa Ana Zoo Playground

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My family and I enjoyed the day exploring the Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park. The kids loved walking through the aviary, watching the playful monkeys and riding the electric train.  This post, however, is about the amazing Santa Ana Zoo playground found within the zoo!  Right next to the zoo snack bar sits a decent-sized playground.  There are two sets of play equipment that … [Read more...]

Santiago Park: Playing Near the Discovery Science Center


Serendipity led us to Santiago Park across Main Street from the Discovery Science Center. My daughter spotted it when we turned into the parking lot. I've been to the center countless times, yet never noticed the playground nearby. In researching this post, I found an amazing website about the Santiago Park Nature Preserve and Santiago Creek Trail. You can be sure we'll be … [Read more...]

Discovery Science Center Focuses on Outdoors


THIS EXHIBIT WAS FEATURED AT THE DSC IN 2009 Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home at the Discovery Science Center June 20th-October 4th, 2009 The Discovery Science Center is Orange County's only Smithsonian affiliate - and helps hundreds of thousands of students and families experience science each year. Their newest interactive and educational exhibit encourages … [Read more...]