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Fall Programs For Children

September 07, 1989|Clipboard researched by Susan Davis Greene / Los Angeles Times; Graphics by Thomas Penix / Los Angeles Times

Today's Clipboard presents a sample listing of after-school, evening and weekend activities that are available in Orange County. This list is meant to give parents, as well as their offspring, an idea of how to fill up those free hours now that school is back in session. After-school programs are marked with a *.

YMCA 200 Youth Way, Fullerton (714) 879-9622

Gymnastics: call for program details Fee: members $25; non-members $35 Ages: 6 years and up When: 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 28

Junior Taekwondo: call for program details Fee: members and non-members-$15 Ages: 4 to 12 years When: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays through Sept. 30

Soccer League: call for program details Fee: members $25; non-members $35 Ages: 4 to 7 years When: 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 16 through Nov. 18

DISCOVERY MUSEUM OF ORANGE COUNTY 3101 W. Harvard St., Santa Ana (714) 540-0404

Basic Petticoats, Butter Churns and Jacks: introduces students to 19th Century daily living skills such as clothing, inventions, entertainment, agriculture and architecture. Butter making and/or orange tasting also are included in this tour package. (minimum 15 people) Fee: $2.50 per person; two-hour program Ages: 7 to 12 years When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, all year

Deluxe Petticoats, Butter Churns and Jacks: examines in greater depth the components of Victorian life style as described above. In addition, this program includes refreshments, work sheets and a craft for each participant. Everyone is encouraged to bring a sack lunch. A map of local historic buildings is provided for post-program touring. (minimum 15 people) Fee: $4.50 per person; four-hour program Ages: 7 to 12 years When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, all year

CAMP FIRE GIRLS AND BOYS 513 E. First St., No. A, Tustin (714) 838-9991 Camp Fire encourages individual growth and individual choices. The children's participation in decision-making increases every year as they progress toward greater independence and judgment

Level I-Star Flight, kindergarten, grades 1 and 2

Level II-Adventure, grades 3, 4 and 5

Level III-Discovery, grades 6, 7 and 8

Level IV-Horizon, grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 Fees: $10 per year plus cost of uniforms When: call for dates and times

OAK CANYON NATURE CENTER 6700 Walnut Canyon Road, Anaheim (714) 998-8380 The programs below are all about nature. They begin with introductions and most include slides, film strips or live animal demonstrations. Most programs conclude with a short walk through the canyon

Here's Oak Canyon: call for program details Fee: free Ages: all ages When: 10 a.m. Saturday

Birding the Anaheim Wetlands Fee: free Ages: all ages When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 Where: at the Anaheim Wetlands (call for reservations and directions)

Feathered Friends Fee: free Ages: all ages When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16

Digging Into Dinosaurs: this special program is designed for parents together with their children. You will dig into the lives and times of different creatures. Where did they live, what did they eat and what other animals existed at the same time as the dinosaurs and still survive today? (parent/child workshop) Fee: $3 each Ages: 5 to 8; space limited When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23

Children's Discovery Faire: Activities include arts and crafts, petting snakes, and many other hands-on things to do. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase Fee: free (donations accepted) Ages: designed for ages 5-8, but all ages welcome When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

Mammals of Oak Canyon Fee: free Ages: designed for ages 5-8, but all ages welcome When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30

Snakes Alive, Leapin' Lizards Fee: free Ages: designed for ages 5-8, but all ages welcome When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7

Early Birder Walks and Feathered Friends Fee: free Ages: all ages When: 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21

Halloween at Oak Canyon: Enjoy creepy critters, ghoulish games, horrible handicrafts, spooky snacks, a pinata and prizes. Wear a costume for the costume contest. Reservations required Fee: $4.50 per child Ages: school age When: 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 28

Nature Dig-In Community Work Day Fee: free Ages: all ages When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4

Birds in Your Backyard: parent/child workshop; reservation required Fee: $3 Ages: ages 5-8, but all ages welcome When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11

The Journey Begins: watching for the whales Fee: free Ages: school age When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18

Nature Film Festival Fee: free Ages: school age When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25

YMCA 1515 W. North St., Anaheim (714) 635-YMCA

Y-Indian Guides: dads and sons grow closer through attending tribe meetings and nation events together. Events include an iron horse derby, turkey shoot, induction camp-out, snow camp, grand prix, junior Olympics and kite flying. Call for more specific information. Fee: $10 per year Ages: kindergarten through third grade When: starts Sept. 23

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