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Discovery Cube Annual Gala 2021

A Science Education Production

Giving Back to the Future

5:00pm Cocktail Reception
7:00pm Live Auction, Dinner and Awards Presentation
9:00pm Live Entertainment and Dancing

Discovery Cube Orange County
Julianne Argyros Showcase Theater
2500 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Click HERE for a digital copy of our Save the Date!

Click HERE to see table sponsorships and underwriting opportunities!”

2021 Arnold O. Beckman Award Recipient
Broadcom Foundation | Paula Golden

2021 Spirit of Discovery Award Recipient
Mark L. Skaist | Stradling
Gala Co-Chairs
Lori and Karl Kreutziger

Gala Committee
Mechelle and Joe Adams
Mary and Rick Baily
Kristin and Bob Crellin
Hac and Tim Henderson
Emily Horowitz and Chatom Arkin
Julie and Tom McDorman
Jill and Mark Skaist

Honorary Gala Co-Chairs
Janet and James “Walkie” Ray

Honorary Gala Committee
Debbie and Dan Bolar
Bill Cheney
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
Paul Folino
Doug Freeman
The David Horowitz Family
Anne Hultgren, PhD
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Parker Kennedy
First American Corporation
Malcolm and Pat Niles
Mary Norberg
Tennyson Oyler
Sheila and Jim Peterson
Hac and Tim Henderson
Bank of America
Michael Schulman
Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club
Linda White-Peters
Jay Witzling
Janet Yamaguchi
Fan, Ana, Deni and Melody Yang

Join us for a fun and festive evening to support science education in your community. This lively and costume filled event will be sure to delight! So, we hope you’ll mark your calendar and join us at this year’s Giving Back to the Future Gala!

The Gala will celebrate all our supporters while also raising significant and vital funds for the Cube and the kids in our community! It’s been a turbulent year for the Cube, as it has been for most non-profits, especially with the mandated closure of all our sites. The lost revenues from these prolonged closures make contributed income from supporters like you even more important now than ever before. So, we thank you for the role you have played in helping us reopened our doors to the teachers, families and children in our community and look forward to thanking you in person at our Gala this Fall.

Please see below for some helpful inspiration and don’t be afraid to think “outside the cube” when it comes to your costume. We like it when our guests get creative! Come in fabulous 50’s, outlandish 80’s or give a nod to Back to the Future III and come in your most comfortable western ware…Ah, the possibilities are endless!

Looking for some visual inspiration? Check out our previous year’s event photos to see what guests have done in the past. If you come in costume, you WON’T be alone!


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Wondering where to find a costume? Try these locations:

1875 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(Located in the Triangle in Costa Mesa)
(949) 631-6201

3804 E. Chapman Ave, Suite D, Orange, CA 92869
(714) 639-6550

Do some browsing of your own online and you’ll be surprised by what you can come up with! After this past year, I think we all know you can buy just about ANYTHING online!


For more information on tickets or sponsorships and underwriting opportunities contact Debbie Loughran at (714) 913-5011 or