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This Sunday is Target’s FREE First Sunday. This program gives you and your family a chance to take in some art and experience some family festivities for FREE or at a reduced price.

Target believes in community events that everyone can enjoy. Whether it’s hosting a day of reading for parents and kids, or partnering with arts organizations to help budding artists create their next masterpiece. For a list of musuems near you click here.

Here in Orange County Bower’s Museum and Children’s Museum at La Habra participate in this progam.

Bower's Museum
Bower’s Museum

Bowers Museum

This Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Bowers Museum enjoy the Celtic Family Festival from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm as well as the special exhibit “China’s Lost Civilization” before it’s departure on March 15, 2015.

Schedule of events includes:

Margaret and Cleo Key Courtyard

11 AM – 4 PM:     Face painting, art projects (foil Celtic cross, Irish water color landscape) Shamrock cookie sampling

12:00 PM:            Forrest Cormany, award winning bagpipe musician

12:30 PM:            Innisfree Irish Band, plays for your listening and dancing pleasure

1:30   PM:            Butler-Fearon-O’Connor School of Irish Dance, named the number one Irish dance school in the United States.

2:00 PM:              Innisfree Irish Band

Please note: Free admission to specially-ticketed exhibition China’s Lost Civilization is limited o the first 1,500 people on a first come, first served basis.

Each recipient must be present. Tickets can be picked up in the North Wing.

Free admission is also included to Bowers Museum permanent exhibitions including:

Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachan;

Spirits and Headhunters: Art of the Pacific Islands;

California Legacies: Missions and Ranchos; Vision of the Shaman,

Song of the Priest; California: The Golden Years;

Ancient Arts of China.



In addition to Bower’s wonderful exhibit’s and festival, Target First Sunday at Bowers also includes the newly remodeled KIDSEUM.

Kidseum features High-tech & interactive focus on Art & Archaeology. Kidseum is FREE and OPEN  on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Schedule of events includes:

Art Projects:  Shamrock Headband, Rainbow Collage, and Face Painting

Join Master Storyteller, Miss Cynthia, for presentations at:

10:30 AM     The Rhino who Swallowed a Storm  Written by LeVar Burton

11:30 AM     The Coyote and the Colorado River (Native American)

1:30 PM        Tikki Tikki Tembo  (China) Written by Arlene Mosel

2:30 PM        How the Tortoise Got Her Shell (The Greedy Farmer)

3:30 PM        The Empty Pot (China)

The Kidseum is located 2 blocks south of the Bowers Museum at 1802 N. Main Street

(corner of 18th and Main) For more information, contact 714.567.3600.


Children’s Museum at La Habra

The theme for March’s Target First Sunday event here is Let’s Play!

What’s more fun than being the playing piece on a ginormous checker board, hula hoop until you can’t hula anymore, build giant outdoor structures, and run through a crazy obstacle course? We’re celebrating PLAY at the Museum and inviting you to join in the fun!

A total of 500 people are admitted on Target FREE Sundays.Hand stamps for both sessions are distributed at 1pm and are on a first come first served basis. There is no museum admittance once all 500 slots are filled. (This does not apply to CMLH Members.) Session times are 1-2:45pm and 3:15-5pm.

Children’s Museum at La Habra is located at 301 South Euclid Street La Habra, CA 90631


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