Huntington Beach, California March 2006
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2006
March 16 - 19, 2006 National Professional Paintball League NPPL World Tour - 2006 Super 7 Series - Huntington Beach will be the first stop of the 2006 National Professional Paintball League Super 7 Series. See fantastic play from return groups such as Dynasty, Avalanche, Empire and Naughty Dogs. Registration fills up rapidly with teams from around the globe competing for the World Title which is earned through points acquired in the tour stops: Huntington Beach , Tampa , Denver , Pittsburg IAO, San Diego and Miami. Huntington Beach is on the beach play with sand-tarped net arenas, bleachers and free admission. Audience - old clothes recommended as paint splashes outside the arena. A vendor expo with tents and booths includes, products, paint guns, paintballs, clothing, gear, paintball supplies, great souvenir clothing and autograph signing. Location: Huntington City Beach north of the HB Pier at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street. Call: (714) 536 9050. Time: Team play usually begins after 9 a.m. and ends around 5 p.m. The expo village stays open until 8 p.m. (approx.) Cost: Free to watch. www.nppl.tv Photos
March 18, 2006 Surfing - National Scholastic Surfing Association NSSA 2005/2006 Southwest Conference Open Season Students Only. This A rated 2-day event is contest #9. It runs from March 18 to 19. It will be held at north side of the Crystal Pier at Pacific Beach in San Diego. It is open to students only (age as of 1/1/06) mens 16 and up; juniors 13 to 15 years; boys 12 and under; mini groms 10 and under; longboard all ages; womens all ages. Fee: $95 one time membership. $45 pre-registration; day of registration as space permits is $60. Mail entries to NSSA, P.O Box 495, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: (714) 378-0899.
March 18, 2006 Saturday Car Cruisers known as the Donuts Derelicts share Hot Rods, Street Cars, Woodies, Imports and a variety of restored vehicles at Adams and Magnolia Ave. Parking is available in the Ace parking lot or Adams Avenue Donut Shop with overflow parking extending to Drug Emporium lot across Adams. Time 6 a.m., over by approx. 8:30 a.m. No phone number available. Cost: Free admission.
March 18, 2006 Art Exhibit - Anderson Gallery features fine arts exhibitis with a collection of watercolors, oils and sculptures and mixed media from renown artists Bill Anderson, Raul Anguiano, Henry Fukuhara, Howard Hitchcock, Milford Zornesand more. Time: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393. Photos
March 18, 2006 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! www.funroll.com
March 18, 2006 Newland House Museum Tour- The historic Newland House is features a museum and docent led tours from local historians who provide information about the two-story Victorian home built in 1898. Location: Newland Center at Beach Boulevard and Adams Avenue, 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach CA 92648. Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Cost: $2. Call: (714) 962-5777. Photos
March 18, 2006 Tour - Take a tour of the Shipley Nature Center. Trained docents provide renovation information, answer questions, and lead tours. You are free to wander the trails, view renovation progress, and spot birds, turtles and other wildlife. Note that the gates are closed for inclement weather, and the Nature Center may be closed for major holiday weekends and the fifth Saturday in some months. Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Donations accepted. Location: Huntington Central Park West on Golden West Street between Slater Ave. and Talbert - Central Library Dr., Huntington Beach, CA (Map Location: 17732 Golden West St.) Call: (714) 842-4772. www.fsnc.org Photos