5th Annual Month of the Military Child Celebration

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5th Annual Month of the Military Child Celebration
Event Details

27 April 2019


10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos
11206 Lexington Drive
Los Alamitos, CA 90720 United States

Free event to celebrate military children and families. All military families are welcome!

Join us Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10:00am – 1:00pm to honor and celebrate military connected children/youth.

  • Crafts, games, and fun activities!
  • Complimentary lunch courtesy of New York Pizzeria, and desserts from American Legion Auxiliary Unit # 327 and Coco’s Pies.
  • Complimentary family pictures and free access to photo prints.
  • On-site services and resources for military families.
  • Giveaways, raffles, and prizes.
  • “Courage Coin” moment with professional photography.
  • Special video montage from military connected youth.

Register for this event here.


LIMITED SPACE: This is event is free. Please register early to secure your spot! A waiting list will be activated if needed.

FOOD: If you or your child(ren) have special dietary needs, please consider bringing picnic lunch.


WHAT TO WEAR: Children are encouraged to wear the color purple. Military parents/family members are encouraged to wear their uniform (if able/allowed).

CERTIFICATES: If you would like your child(ren) to receive a personalized congressional certificate, you must RSVP by April 5th. Please ensure the correct spelling of your child(ren)’s name(s). We are unable to provide personalized certificates for RSVPs made after April 5th.

PHOTOGRAPHS: Professional photographers will be on hand to take family portraits and pictures. Free photo download access will be emailed to you after the event.

RAIN OR SHINE: Outdoor activities will be moved indoors if needed.

NOTE: Chairs and seating will be limited due to the nature of the venue and activities planned.

THIS EVENT is organized by Child Guidance Center’s Strong Families, Strong Children program and the Children and Families Working Group of the Orange County Veterans and Military Families Collaborative (OCVMFC), and hosted by The Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos.


Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos

11206 Lexington Drive

Los Alamitos, CA 90720


General event questions: Contact Kelly Herbert at [email protected], or (714) 953-4455, ext. 611

Sponsorship/Underwriting: Contact Karen Francis at [email protected], or (714) 953-4455 ext. 626

Questions about Strong Families, Strong Children, the OCVMFC or services for military families? Contact: Mitzi Huff at [email protected], or (714) 953-4455, ext. 640

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