Anaheim Convention Center Expansion Breaking Ground on April 21!

The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC), LEED certified and the largest exhibition center on the West Coast, will soon begin its seventh expansion project, furthering the Center's standing as the preferred location for world-class meetings, events and conventions. The expansion ground breaking will be held Tuesday, April 21 at 11 a.m. in the Arena Plaza. The expansion, which is anticipated to be completed in 2017 will include the addition of 200,000 square-feet of flexible space for hosting concurrent events, capturing new meeting groups and retaining large annual events. 

The ACC, centrally located in the heart of Southern California, welcomes millions of visitors to the City of Anaheim for tourism, business, conventions, trade shows and meetings. Additionally, the ACC is part of the Anaheim Resort, which generates nearly 50 percent of the City's general fund tax revenues. 

Anaheim Health Fair at Convention Center
May 29-31

Join us for the FREE Anaheim Health Fair, a 3-day event, Friday, May 29-Sunday, May 31, 2015. You can receive free medical, dental, and vision services, that include physical exams, blood testing, teeth cleanings, extractions, eye exams, free eyeglasses, and much more. The doors open at 7 a.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center, Hall E. Don't miss it! Free parking is available in CarPark 4. To learn more about the services offered, or to volunteer, click here.

Citywide Food Drive through March 23!


You can help support the more than 400,000 men, women and children in Orange County who are at risk of hunger. Join the City of Anaheim in reaching its goal of 1,000 pounds of food by March 23 by dropping off canned and dried goods at one of the bins throughout the City.  Click here to view a list of city drop off locations.

Want to become more involved in your neighborhood?

Interested in becoming more involved in your neighborhood?Attend your neighborhood council meeting and learn more about our neighborhood services! The City hosts these meetings as an opportunity to talk about programs and answer residents questions. This quarter's meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 15, Thursday Apr. 16, Wednesday, Apr. 22 and Thursday, Apr. 23. To learn more, click here.

Neighborhood Watch Block Captain Program

The Anaheim Police Department recently held the first citywide Neighborhood Watch Block Captains Training. T
he meeting was the start of a new program aimed to increase participation and sustainability of our Neighborhood Watch Programs by providing quarterly training for all block captains. The next citywide meeting is on May 12.  If you are interested in starting a Neighborhood Watch, click here


Would you like a shade tree for your home?

Anaheim Public Utilities customers can select from over 50 different types of shade trees that will not only beautify your home, but can also help reduce watering due to lowering temps. For a limited time, you can also receive a kit with bonus water-saving items. Call 714-491-TREE to sign up, or for more information on the TreePower program,click here.



Host Families Needed for Mito Student Exchange 

The Anaheim Sister City Commission is once again hosting a group of students from our Sister City, Mito, Japan July 24-Aug. 3 (tentative)! During their visit, the students stay with Anaheim host families as a way to better submerse themselves in the American culture and to build new friendships with American high school students. To learn more or apply to be a host family, click here


Miraloma Park Family Resource Center Opening on April 11!
The new Miraloma Park Family Resource Center, 2600 E. Miraloma Way, opens next month with a special ceremony on Saturday, April 11, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The new center will offer an array of programs and services at no cost to the local community. Services will include: counseling, youth development, parent classes and health educational workshops. To learn more, click here.

Park Features:
  • Skate Plaza
  • Outdoor Classroom Area
  • Picnic Facilities
  • A Perimeter Loop Trail
  • Playground
  • Interactive Water Feature
Check out upcoming events click here.
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