Community Link Newsletter


Community Link

July 22, 2022 | Edition 80

Welcome to the Community Link Newsletter

Our weekly newsletter aims to keep residents and businesses connected to us and all that is going on in and throughout the City. You can connect with us and learn more about our community, cultural events and celebrations, and news of interest by reading this newsletter, visiting our website at, and following us on our social media channels listed at the bottom of this email. We look forward to connecting with you. 

Play Day

Join Us for a Play Day!

What are you doing Thursday, July 28? Come out and play to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month at Adventure Playground, Great Park, and Lakeview Senior Center.

Residents are invited to drop in between 3 and 6 p.m. for games, treats, and giveaway items to celebrate Irvine’s top‑rated parks and centers.

No registration is necessary for Irvine Play Day, and all ages are welcome. All sites will have music, games, refreshments, and giveaway items. Activities will vary at each location.


Visit for information, including phone numbers and details for each location.

Fair Housing

Learn More About Fair Housing in Irvine

The City of Irvine and the Fair Housing Foundation will host a free virtual Fair Housing Workshop Tuesday, July 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The workshop will be held virtually via Zoom.

The Fair Housing Foundation will share information including but not limited to: 

  • COVID-19 
  • New federal and state fair housing laws
  • Housing discrimination 
  • Eviction process 
  • Rent increases 
  • Security deposits 
  • Habitability and repairs

The workshop is intended to provide an easy way for tenants, landlords, managers, property owners, attorneys, realtors, and management companies to learn about their rights and responsibilities. 

To register for the workshop and for more information, visit the Fair Housing Foundation’s website or call 800-446-3247.

Bridge Study

Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge Prioritization Study

Share your feedback about locations for pedestrian and bicycle bridges in our City. 

Join us for a virtual meeting Wednesday, July 27, at 6 p.m. to learn about the Bridge Prioritization Study and share your thoughts about what areas should be prioritized for a bridge.


Your input and experiences using Irvine's trail network are essential to the outcome of this study. Visit to access the meeting via Zoom and to take a survey prior to joining. 


Children's Vaccination Clinic

The City of Irvine, in partnership with MemorialCare Medical Group, is offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for children ages 6 months to 5 years old at Lakeview Senior Center. Moderna vaccines will be available Saturday, July 23, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Appointments are required and can be made at Please note minors will need a waiver signed by a parent or guardian to receive the vaccination. A parent or guardian must provide photo ID.

The vaccine provided is specifically for children ages 6 months to 5 years; vaccines for older children and adults will not be available. To access the waiver and for additional information, visit the City's website


Hire a Veteran 

On July 25, National Hire a Veteran Day reminds employers to consider veterans to fill their open positions. As highly trained, qualified individuals, they possess skills for numerous trades, and are in search of civilian employment when they leave their service. 


The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, or those needing additional resources, such as veterans.

To view the City of Irvine’s open employment opportunities, visit


Upcoming Meetings & Events 

July 23 | 5:30 p.m. 
Sizzlin' Summer Concert: Boxcar 7


July 23 | 6:30 p.m. 
Movies on the Lawn: Space Jam: A New Legacy


July 26 | 3 & 4 p.m.

Great Park & City Council Meetings

July 28 | 5 p.m.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Meeting

View the City Calendar 

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