SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2004
December 4, 2004 Saturday Car Cruisers known as the Donuts Derelicts is a group of car collectors that meet at Adams Avenue Donuts parking lot to share Hot Rods, Street Cars, Woodies, Imports and a variety of restored vehicles at Adams and Magnolia Ave. The Saturday Sunrise Car Show is a loosely organized club of car owners who have been meeting for over 20 years to share the love of cars. The public is invited. Often children are allowed to sit in a hot rod or classic car (with the owner's permission) to turn the steering wheel and enjoy the look and feel of a unique vehicle. Parking is available in the Ace parking lot or Adams Avenue Donut Shop with overflow parking extending to Drug Emporium lot across Adams. Be mindful of the neighborhood and nearby residents sleeping at this early hour. Time 6 a.m., over by approx. 8:30 a.m. No phone number available. Cost: Free admission.
December 4, 2004 Bolsa Chica Wetlands free public tour given by Bolsa Chica Foundation begin on a walkbridge over the wetlands and along part of the 1&1/2 mile loop trail that encircles the Ecological Reserve. Free public tours are offered for individuals the first Saturday of the month year-round. Visitors who arrive between 9 and 10:30 am will be lead on a 1 1/2 hour tour which makes 5 stops along the walkbridge and loop trail. Trained tour guides discuss bird identification, ecology, endangered species, early history and current status. Displays, literature, and merchandise are available in the parking lot. No reservations are required for the public tour. Warm clothing and binoculars are recommended. Location: Pacific Coast Highway across from Bolsa Chica State Beach on Pacific Coast Highway between Warner Avenue and Seapoint Street, Huntington Beach, California. Amigos de Bolsa Chica: 714-840-1575. www.amigosdebolsachica.org
December 4, 2004 Movies all day at Mann Pierside 6 Cinemas- NOW PLAYING: After the Sunset (PG-13, 100 min.) 12:20pm | 2:50pm | 5:20pm | 7:40pm | 10:20pm ; Christmas with the Kranks (PG, 94 min.) 11:30am | 12:00pm | 2:00pm | 2:30pm | 4:30pm | 5:00pm | 7:00pm | 7:30pm | 9:30pm | 10:00pm ; Saw (R, 100 min.) 3:20pm | 8:00pm ; Seed of Chucky (R, 87 min.) 1:00pm | 5:50pm | 10:30pm; Shall We Dance? (2004) (PG-13, 95 min.) 11:40am | 2:10pm | 4:40pm | 7:10pm | 9:50pm; The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (PG, 90 min.) 12:40pm | 3:10pm | 5:40pm | 7:50pm | 10:10pm; After the Sunset (PG-13, 100 min.) 12:20pm | 2:50pm | 5:20pm | 7:40pm | 10:20pm. Cost: $9/adult, $6.25 /child, senior, $6.50/matinee before 6 p.m. Location: 300 Pacific Coast Highway, #203, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: (714) 969-3151.
December 4, 2004 Movies - Edwards Charter 5 - NOW PLAYING - After the Sunset Rated (PG-13) • 1 hr. 40 min. (11:00 AM), (1:10), (3:30), 7:20; Alexander Rated (R) • 2 hrs. 56 min. (10:40 AM), (2:30), 7:00, 10:20; Christmas With the Kranks Rated (PG) • 1 hr. 34 min. (10:30 AM), (1:30), (4:30), 7:30, 10:15; The Incredibles Rated (PG) • 1 hr. 45 min. (10:00 AM), (1:00), (4:00), 7:10, 9:40; The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Rated (PG) • 1 hr. 30 min. (10:10 AM), (12:30), (3:00), (5:20), 7:40, 10:00. Ticket price: $6.50/matinee; $9/adult; $7/student; $6.50/senior; $6/child. Location: Edwards Charter Centre 5, 7822 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Call: 714-841-0770.
December 4, 2004 Roller Blading Fun Roll - Join the group of roller bladers who meet near the Huntington Beach Pier for a fun roller blade 16-mile round trip at an easy going pace (all levels and ages, plus bicycles welcome) from Huntington Beach to Newport Beach. Time: 10:30 a.m. Cost: Free. Just show up!
December 4, 2004 Children's Activity - Candy Cane Capers is an exciting five-hour holiday event for children ages 6-12 years. Candy Cane Capers features holiday crafts, games, movie, a pizza lunch and a visit from Santa. Participants will sing carols and join in the holiday spirit with other Huntington Beach children. Sponsored by the Huntington Beach Community Services Department and Huntington Beach Kiwanis, attendance is limited to 100. Location: Edison Community Center, 21377 Magnolia Street, Huntington Beach, California 92646. Call: 714-960-8870. Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $15/child.
December 4, 2004 For Kids - Tree Trimming Party at Huntington Beach Central Library Children's Wing, 7111 Talbert Ave. Cost $3/child. Buy your tickets in advance! Call: (714) 842-4481.
December 4, 2004 Art Exhibit - In a League of Their Own is a group exhibition of various media from the Huntington Harbour Art League. Location: Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach. Admission is free. Time: Gallery is open Noon to 6 p.m. Call: (714) 374-1650.
December 4, 2004 Huntington Beach Public Library Main Street Branch Annual Holiday Book Sale runs Saturday, December 4 through Saturday, December 18. Location: 525 Main Street All the proceeds from the sale benefit the Main Street Library. The library will conclude the sale with a Half-Price sale from Thursday, December 16 - December 18, 2004. Call: (714) 375-5071. www.hbpl.org
December 4, 2004 St. Nicholas Festival & Craft Fair - Old World Village, Huntington Beach will Celebrate an Old World Tradition on Saturday, December 4th from 11 a.m. to -6 p.m. Entertainment includes: Papa John's Children's Choir, Mexican Dancing, American Clogging, Live Nativity Play and a St. Nicholas Lantern Parade. There will also be food, raffles, prizes, Christmas crafts and fun! Entertainment schedule: 2pm Papa John's Children's Choir - 1st Baptist Church; 3pm Children's Stage - Mexican Dancing - American Clogging; 4pm Live Nativity Play and Angel Choir - St. Jude's - Old World Church; 5pm St. Nicholas Lantern Parade led by St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myrna himself! Location: Old World Village, 7561 Center Avenue, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Cost: Free, public invited. Phone: 714-898-3033. www.oldworldvillage.net
December 4, 2004 Suave Event includes spa-like chairs for shoppers to take a break in and have their hands massaged by professional manicurists. Let yourself be pampered by Suave! Location: Westminster Mall JCPenney Court, 1025 Westminster Mall, Westminster, CA 92683. Call: (714) 898-2558. www.simon.com
December 4, 2004 Nutcracker Ballet - Begin your own Holiday tradition by experiencing The Nutcracker. Ballet Études presents this holiday favorite, with two shows on Saturday, December 4th. Time: 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. Performances will be held at Huntington Beach High School in the Auditorium, 1905 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Cost: $20/general admission, $14/advance (advance sales must be received by mail no later than Saturday, November 27th, 2004 to insure ticket delivery by mail.) Purchase tickets directly or mail to: Ballet Etudes, C/O Huntington Academy of Dance, 16601 Gothard Ave., Suite B, Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Phone: (714) 847-6657. www.BalletEtudes.org
December 4, 2004 Artist Todd White will appear at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach art gallery and premier a work aptly titled "Motel Sex." Also showing will be "Playing around the Piano Bar." Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Highway. Cost: Free admission. Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Call (714) 845-4835.
December 4, 2004 Chorale Musical Concert - ‘Tis the Season - Golden West College Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble with Dr. Bruce Bales, Director, includes a collection of Christmas choral favorites. Location: Golden West College Mainstage Theater, 15744 Golden West Street. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $7/person. Call: (714) 895-8150, option 1. www.gwc.info/performingarts/boxoffice.html
December 4, 2004 Live Acoustic Music - Hugh Lehane will play at Pete Mallory's Surf City Sunset Grille. This Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa restaurant is off the hook with acoustic sounds of the newest, upcoming bands in Orange County Friday and Saturday nights. Cost: No cover. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, California 92648. Call: (714) 698-1234.
December 4, 2004 Snowflakes light up the Huntington Beach Pier and Main Street through New Year's Day. Approximately 84 artificial snowflakes strewn with twinkling lights adorn downtown Huntington Beach. They are a delight to see. There are 48 on the pier and 36 stretching along Main Street from Pacific Coast Highway to Orange Avenue. Traditionally placed along Main Street with corporate sponsorship plaques attached to them, funding cuts have changed the procedure this year. To support the community programs such as Huntington Beach Youth Shelter and YMCA affiliated with this beautiful beach enhancement in Huntington Beach, you can call (714) 847-9622.
December 4, 2004 Bands - INSTAGON, BRANT BJORK & the BROS., THE CHUCK DUKOWSKI SEXTET (featuring Chuck Dukowski from BLACK FLAG), GIZMO experimental rock. Time: 8 pm. Cover/ $7. Location: Liquid Den, 5061 Warner Ave. Call: (714) 377-7964. www.liquid-den.com
December 4, 2004 Band - The Kooks at Perqs. Time: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Location: 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California 92648. Call: (714) 960-9996. www.perqs.com
December 4, 2004 Band - New Breed. $5/ Cover. Place: Hurricanes Bar & Grill. Time: All shows start at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted! Location: 200 Main Street Suite 201 Huntington Beach, Ca 92648. Call: (714) 374-0500. www.hurricanesbargrill.com
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.