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2020 Special Events 

3/16/2020

Community Partners and Participants,

At this time, the Recreation and Community Services Department will be taking the necessary steps to ensure public access to essential services while adhering to the recommendations below to limit potential exposure and community spread of the Covid-19 Virus.  The state recommendations include postponing or cancelling large gatherings of 50 people or more, postponing or cancelling smaller gatherings in venues that do not allow social distancing at least through March 31.  High risk individuals 65+ are recommended to self-isolate at this time.

The Recreation Center will remain open at this time.  The Senior Center will be closed for non-essential programs and activities.

Congregate Meal service provided by Senior Serv will remain active with an amended service delivery model.  Home cook/microwave meals will be provided onsite for participants to take home.  Home delivered meals will continue as well.  Hop On Senior Transportation will remain active.

Contract classes scheduled to end by March 20 will be permitted to operate through their scheduled end date.  However, we will work with any contractors or participants on a prorated refund should they wish to cancel their classes effective immediatelyUpcoming Spring Contract Class schedules will be addressed following the recommended postponement date of March 31 or as the situation progresses.

The following programs will be cancelled/postponed effective March 14 until further guidance is provided by the CDPH or OCHCA*;

  • Senior Special Events, Groups and Classes hosted at The Center at Founders Village with 10 or more participants ages 60+
    • St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon
    • Senior Club
    • Bridge Clubs
    • Exercise and Social Clubs
    • Contract Classes (after March 20)
    • Senior Softball League


  • City Wide Special Events and Facility Rentals with more than 50 participants without the necessary space for the recommended social distancing;
    • Coaches Vs. Kids End of Season Basketball Game
    • Youth Basketball Skills Clinic
    • Easter Egg Hunt
    • Ragnar Relay

*Other events and programs may be cancelled as the situation unfolds or amended recommendations are made.

Private events scheduled at indoor and outdoor City facilities (such as facility rentals, church services and sports leagues) may continue at the discretion of the organizers pending they adhere to the states recommendations. 

If you or any community members have any questions, please contact me at Rob.Frizzelle@FountainValley.org or (714) 465-8273.

CDPH Guidance Doc - https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Guidance.aspx#


APRIL

Dance for Adults with Disabilities  

Date:  Friday, April 3rd
Time:  7 pm to 9 pm
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.
Tickets are $1.  Please call 714-593-4446 for more information.


Egg Hunt  - CANCELLED 
Date:  Saturday, April 11th
Time:  8 am to 11:30 am 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 16400 Brookhurst Street

Continuous egg hunts for ages 11 and under from 9 am to 11 am. (Bring your own basket.) Egg limit applies to ensure no one goes home with an empty basket.$5 pancake breakfast by FV Kiwanis Club.  Free carnival games, crafts bounce houses and obstacle courses. Picture with Easter Bunny available. Many raffle prizes and so much more!  For more information please all 714-939-8611     

E-Waste & Paper Shredding (FV Community Foundation)
Date:  Saturday, April 18th
Time:  E-Waste 9 am to 4 pm or until truck is full 
    Paper Shredding 9 am to Noon or until truck is full
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park , 16400 Brookhurst Street 

There will be workers there to remove items from your vehicle for you. 
  


MAY

 

Spring Dance  
Date: Friday, May 15th
Time:  7 pm to 9:30 pm  
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.

For 55 and overTickets will be available beginning 6 weeks prior to dance at the front desk for $7 each.   Please call 714-593-4446 for more information. Dance sponsored by Fountain Valley Regional Hospital.

  

Spring Luncheon  

Date:  Thursday, May 21st    
Time:  11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.
For 55 and over. Tickets are available at the front desk beginning 6 weeks prior to lunch. for $7 each. Luncheon is sponsored by Fountain Valley Regional Hospital.   Please call 714-593-4446 for more information. 

JUNE

 

Dance for Adults with Disabilities  

Date:  Friday, June 5th
Time:  7 pm to 9 pm
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.
Tickets are $1.  Please call 714-593-4446 for more information.

FVCF Classic Car and Truck Show (FV Community Foundation)
Date:  Saturday, June  13th
Time:  8 am l 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 16400 Brookhurst Street  

The highly successful Classic Car and Truck show has moved to the weekend before Summerfest! More info to follow.    


Summerfest
Date:  Thursday, June  18th through Sunday, June 21st
Time:  5 pm Thursday 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 16400 Brookhurst Street  

Four days of Live entertainment on two separate stages, carnival rides and games, fabulous food, wine garden. 

 

Senior Expo 
Date: Thursday, June 25th
Time:  9 am to noon  
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.

This is the Senior Expo's 15th Anniversary.  Please call 714-593-4446 for more information.

Independence Day Luncheon  

Date:  Tuesday, June 30th     
Time:  11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.
For 55 and over. Tickets are available at the front desk beginning 6 weeks prior to lunch. for $7 each. Luncheon is sponsored by Fountain Valley Regional Hospital.   Please call 714-593-4446 for more information. 

JULY

 

FV Live - Concerts in the Park - 3oth Anniversary
Date:  Thursday, July 2nd
Time:  6 pm  to 8 pm 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Recreation Center and Sport Park                                  16400 Brookhurst Street  

Band will be updated.  Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy a free family event each Thursday in July in the Park.  Live band, vendors, Beer and wine garden.


FV Live - Concerts in the Park - 3oth Anniversary
Date:  Thursday, July 9th
Time:  6 pm  to 8 pm 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Recreation Center and Sport Park                                  16400 Brookhurst Street  


Band will be updated.  Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy a free family event each Thursday in July in the Park.  Live band, vendors, Beer and wine garden.   


FV Live - Concerts in the Park - 3oth Anniversary
Date:  Thursday, July 16th
Time:  6 pm  to 8 pm 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Recreation Center and Sport Park                                  16400 Brookhurst Street  


Band will be updated.  Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy a free family event each Thursday in July in the Park.  Live band, vendors, Beer and wine garden. 


FV Live - Concerts in the Park - 3oth Anniversary
Date:  Thursday, July 23rd 
Time:  6 pm  to 8 pm 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Recreation Center and Sport Park                                  16400 Brookhurst Street  


Band will be updated.  Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy a free family event each Thursday in July in the Park.  Live band, vendors, Beer and wine garden. 


FV Live - Concerts in the Park - 3oth Anniversary
Date:  Thursday, July 30th 
Time:  6 pm  to 8 pm 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Recreation Center and Sport Park                                  16400 Brookhurst Street  


Band will be updated.  Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy a free family event each Thursday in July in the Park.  Live band, vendors, Beer and wine garden. 


August 

Movies in the Park - National Night Out
Date:  Tuesday, August 4th
Time:  6 pm  to 8 pm 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Recreation Center and Sport Park                                  16400 Brookhurst Street  

Movie TBD.    Movie starts at dusk.Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy a free family event . More info to come.     

Dance for Adults with Disabilities  

Date:  Friday, August 7th
Time:  7 pm to 9 pm
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.
Tickets are $1.  Please call 714-593-4446 for more information.

Luau Luncheon  

Date:  Thursday, August 13th    
Time:  11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: The Center at Founders Village , 17967 Bushard Street.

For 55 and over. Tickets are available at the front desk beginning 6 weeks prior to lunch. for $7 each. Luncheon is sponsored by MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center.   Please call 714-593-4446 for more information