The Orange County Great Park is hosting a new exhibit: “Chuck Jones: Season of Creativity.” This exhibit opens on Sunday, July 4th and it runs through Sunday, September 12th, 2021. The Exhibition Opening Event will be on Sunday, July 4th from 1 to 3 pm. This exhibit is designed to explore animation from “script to screen through original art, writing, and other ephemera created by Chuck Jones.” Chuck Jones created more than 300 films with nine Oscar nominations, winning three and being awarded an honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement in 1996. The exhibit includes art, creative programs, educational lectures, and a film series. Admission is free. For more information, see their website at: https://www.cityofirvine.org/orange-county-great-park/exhibitions
Newport Beach is one of the oldest cities in Orange County, having been incorporated in 1906. Newport Beach is home to Pelican Hill, Newport Coast, Balboa Peninsula and Newport Bay. Located at 1921 Windward Lane, this 5,200 Square foot home is part of the Dover Shores community. This five-bedroom, six-bathroom custom home was built in 2007. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of double Dutch French doors, the guest suite, and craft room. The chef’s kitchen professional grade appliances, opens onto the family room and the dining room. This home sits on a large 12,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy private, landscaped backyard with an outdoor living room with a fireplace and tv. There is a ten-foot-deep swimming pool and spa. The third-floor outdoor deck features an outdoor fire pit and fireplace. Dover Shores is in the Upper Newport Bay with views of Upper Newport Back Bay. There are 310 single family homes in Dover Shores. Dover Shores has two private beaches for residents to use, North Star Beach and Larry’s Beach.
Irvine is a large master planned city which is 66 square miles of mostly made-up of mostly flat valley land between the Loma Ridge and San Joaquin Hills. The city was begun by the Irvine Company in the 1960’s. Located at 101 Ambiance, this 3,700 square foot home is part of the Sienna Development in the Quail Hill Village. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2003. Recently renovated, this home has a two-story foyer, wide plank wood flooring and rounded archways. The gourmet kitchen features Stone countertops, stainless steel appliances and a custom backsplash. The home has beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and city night lights. This home sits on a 10,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a spa and waterfall, firepit, covered seating area and mature gardens. Quail Hill is in the foothills west of the 405 Freeway off San Canyon Road bordering Shady Canyon. Sienna was built by Standard Pacific Homes. Students living in this area attend Alderwood Elementary School, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School.