Special Events

Calendar of Events

August


Senior Center Luau Luncheon
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: August 10, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.

Movies in the Park 
Lilo & Stitch
Location: Cordata Park, 18761 Cordata St., FV
Dates: August 11,  2017 
Festivities start at 6 pm, Movie begins at dusk. 
Bring your family/friends and prepare to have a blast with your community.  Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities!  There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! The winner of the costume contest will receive a new bike! We look forward to you joining us as we travel around the world one movie at a time!  

Seminar: Diabetes and Wounds: How Diabetes Can Affect Wound Healing 
The Center at Founders Village
Thursday, August 17,2017 from 2pm-3:30pm

Sponsored by Fountain Valley Regional Hospital Do you have chronic wounds or wounds that won’t heal? Join us as Valerie Sanden, Director of Wound Care of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, discusses the causes of wounds, who is at risk and treatment options. Also, Dr. Chris Tsimerekis, endocrinology specialist will discuss associated risk factors for diabetes and treatment options available to you. To reserve your seat, please RSVP to (714) 979-1408. Light refreshments will be served.

Movies in the Park 
Finding Dory
Location: Los Alamos Park, 17901 Los Alamos St., FV
Dates: August 18, 2017
Festivities start at 6 pm, Movie begins at dusk.
Bring your family/friends and prepare to have a blast with your community.  Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities!  There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! The winner of the costume contest will receive a new bike! We look forward to you joining us as we travel around the world one movie at a time!  


Seminar: Scam Prevention Tips for Seniors

The Center at Founders Village

Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 2pm-3:30pm

Sponsored by Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center Join Fountain Valley Police Detective Henry Hsu as he leads a discussion about current scams against older adults. You will learn tips on how to avoid being scammed as well as what steps to take if you discover you or a loved one have been scammed. To reserve your seat visit memorialcare.org or call 1-800-MEMORIAL (1-800-636- 6742).

Movies in the Park 
Moana
Location: Harper Park, 8675 Bluebird Ave., FV
Dates: August 25, 2017 
Festivities start at 6 pm, Movie begins at dusk. 
Bring your family/friends and prepare to have a blast with your community.  Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities!  There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! The winner of the costume contest will receive a new bike! We look forward to you joining us as we travel around the world one movie at a time!

 An American in Paris:  Discussion and Movie Showing
The Center at Founders Village
Thursday, August 31 at 2pm.

Join Theo Siegel, the Movie Guy, as he shares interesting facts from “An American in Paris” with Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, and Oscar Levant. The showing of “An American in Paris” will follow.  A professional In “the business”, Theo has an amazing knowledge of filmography and has a true love and appreciation of movies. This presentation is an extension of his love of the movies and his desire and commitment to bring this appreciation to others. Please call 714-593-4446 to reserve your spot!

September

Seminar: Strategies for Successful Aging

The Center at Founders Village

Monday, September 18  9:30 to 11:30 am. ( Doors open at 9 am)

Dr. Gary Small, Professor of Psychiatry and Again at UCLA, and author of the New York times best seller, The Memory Bible,  will share his research finding of early detection and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and age-related cognitive decline.   Tickets are $35 per person( Continental breakfast included). Checks payable to Fountain Valley Community Foundation. Email: Yolanda.markey@fountainvalley.org. 714-593-4669  Space is limited, please register early. 

Senior Center Western Party
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


October



Dance for Adults with Disabilities 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center
16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley   714-839-8611
Date: October 6, 2017
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
For adults with disabilities. Please call for more information

Electronic Recycling Event  and Shredding
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst Street 
Date: October  21,2017
Time: E-waste 9:00am – 4:00pm, Shredding 9 am to 12 pm. 
Sponsored by The Fountain Valley Community Foundation 
Free event for the community, open to the public.

Senior Center Fall Dance
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm
For 55 and over, The Center’s Winter Dance is fun filled with a live band, refreshments and prizes. Come join the fun. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the Dance and are available for purchase in person at the Reception Desk.

Senior Center Halloween Party
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


November



Flu Shot Clinic
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: November 6, 2017
Time: 9:00am-11:00am
The Flu Shot Clinic,is sponsored by Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and provides flu vaccine at no cost to our seniors ages 55 and older. For reservations please call the Reception Desk beginning September 25th.

Veterans Day Ceremony 
Location: Heritage Park (Behind City Hall) 
Date: November 11, 2017 
Time: 10:00am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Event 

Senior Center Thanksgiving Celebration
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


December



Tree Lighting Ceremony 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Time: 4:30pm - 8:00pm 
Free event, all our welcome! Save the date for the City of Fountain Valley Recreation and Community Services annual Tree Lighting event! Tree Lighting will take place on December 2 from 4:30 – 8:00 PM at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center and Sports Park (16400 Brookhurst St.) This special holiday event will feature guests from the North Pole as well as performances by various community groups, delicious food available for purchase from local non-profit organizations, games, a spectacular fireworks show, and much more! 

Senior Center Holiday Luncheon
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.

2018

February

FV Fit Body Bootcamp 5K Fun Run/Walk
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley
Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 8:00am - 9:30am
FV Community Foundation and City of Fountain Valley.
For all ages and skill levelsStrollers and dog walkers are welcome too and will be the last to get on the course. Your registration fee goes to the participating nonprofit of your choice. A wonderful morning in the park!  

June

Fountain Valley Summerfest 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Date: June 21 – 24, 2018 
4 Day festival with live music, food, carnival rides. No charge to enter festival. There is a parking fee.  Open to the public