SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2007
August 4, 2007 Adventure Playground - Offers old-fashioned fun for kids ages 6 - 12. Build a fort with lumber, ride a raft on the pond, jump in the mud, navigate a rope bridge, and learn how to play in nature. Children must wear tennis shoes and be prepared to get dirty. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Call: (714) 842-7442. Adventure Playground in Central Park. Location: 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA. Photos
August 4, 2007 California Coast Show at Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center, 18381 Golden West St., Huntington Beach, CA. 92648. Call: (714) 848-6565
August 4, 2007 Amigos de Bolsa Chica Tours - The Amigos de Bolsa Chica offers free public tours of the Bolsa Chica wetlands in Huntington Beach. Meet on the bridge at the parking lot on PCH and take a 1.5 mile guided walk at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. The guides will point out the common plants, animals and birds, discuss wetlands conservation, endangered species and related topics. Time: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Across from Bolsa Chica State Beach entrance. Must enter from northbound lane between Seapoint and Warner. Call: 714-840-1575 amigosdebolsachica.org
August 4, 2007 Disc Frisbee Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: Daily. Call: (714) 425-9931. Photos
August 4, 2007 Saturday Car Cruisersknown 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.
August 4, 2007 Golden West College Swap Meetin the Golden West College parking lot includes New & Used Items, Fresh Produce, Records, Music Memorabilia, Antiques & Collectibles and much more! Cost: Free Parking and Free Admission. Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call: (714) 898-7927 for 24-hour information. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647.
August 4, 2007 Wetlands viewing - Birders, nature lovers and the curious are invited to drop by the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, one of the West Coast's significant flyways for migrating birds. Bring binoculars to enjoy even closer views of these soaring creatures. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. Enjoy 300 acres, plus a 1.5 mile loop trail. No pets or bikes permitted on the trails. Open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Photos
August 4, 2007 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library on the first floor features works from amateur and professional artists with varied themes that range from landscapes to abstracts. This mixed media exhibit is free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Photo
August 4, 2007 Shipley Nature Center - Open to the public, it includes an interpretive center with educational exhibits, nature trails for wildlife viewing and native gardens. Shipley Nature Center is an 18-acre natural area open daily M-Sat 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone: 714-842-4772 Photos
August 4, 2007 The Orange County California Genealogical Society meeting - OCC Genealogy Society meeting lectures start at 9 a.m. and run through early afternoon (last lecture begins around 12:30 p.m.) Except for Basic Genealogy, there is a $5 charge for every workshop/SIG. Location: Central Library meeting room C & D at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. Huntington Beach, California. Mailing address: OCCGS, P.O. Box 1587, Orange, California, 92856-1587. http://occgs.com
August 4, 2007 Skaters - Bring your roller skate, blades, inline, bikes and join skaters who meet at Pier Plaza for an easy morning of exercise. Time: Approx. 10:30 a.m. funroll.com
August 4, 2007 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
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