SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2008
August 9, 2008 Blue Cafe -
Live music includes Alt Rock/Jam
(8:30) Luminous Sky, (9:30) Everything That Exists, (10:30) Rally for One, (11:30) Night Lite. Location: Warner at PCH, HB, CA. Call: (562) 592-1302.
August 9, 2008 Adventure Playground - Adventure Playground Huntington Beach. Located at Central Park, Adventure Playground allows kids to romp, roam, play in the mud, build forts, rafts, and generally get wet and dirty in pure fun that kids simply love. Rafting on a shallow pond, navigating a rope bridge, sliding down a mud slide and fort building with hammers, wood and nails are a few of the activities under adult supervision. Tennis shoes are required, and kids should bring a change of shoes and clothes in a plastic bag or some protected parcel. Showers and changing area are available for an event best suited for kids ages 5 to 12 years. Adventure Playground is open through August 18. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $2/ child with proof of residency; $3/group per person, non-resident. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave (up the hill past the Youth Shelter), Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 842-4481.
August 9, 2008 Pancake Breakfast Fund-raiser. Join the Friends of the Junior Lifeguards for a hearty breakfast in Huntington Beach. Pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice and hot chocolate will be served. Time: 7:30- 11:30 a.m. Cost: $4/person. Location: Lake Park, Mains Street at Lake Street in downtown Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 401-3919.
August 9, 2008 Band - Party Jones. Location: Taco Surf, 16821 Pacific Coast Hwy, Surfside, CA. Call: (562) 592-2290.
August 9, 2008 Huntington Beach Pro Am Surfing Series Competition. 9th Street, HB.
August 9, 2008 The Eclectic Eye Art Exhibit - Photography of Anita Brace, who has traveled the globe in search of interesting faces and scenes, will be featured at this month-long event. Location: Huntington Beach Central Library, 7771 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free admission. Time: Regular library hours. Call Anita for photo acquisition: (714) 878-1066. anitabrace.com
August 9, 2008 Golden West College SwapMeetin 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 9, 2008 Donut Derelicts - Classic and hot rod car show, one of the oldest unofficial car club gatherings in California & U.S. meets each Saturday morning near Adams Ave. Donuts parking lot from 6 to 9 a.m. Be mindful of neighbors trying to sleep in nearby. Admission is free, all ages welcome. Location: Adams Ave. & Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA (just look for the action)
August 9, 2008 Fun Roll - Roller Skate, roller blade, bike, jog and walk with a group of enthusiasts that have been making the 16-mile round trip trek along the beach path each week for nearly a decade. The group meets around 10 am at Pier Plaza north of the Huntington Beach Pier (Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street). The event is free, the fun rolls on and you can do your own thing or join in. funroll.com
August 9, 2008 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.
August 9, 2008 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.
August 9, 2008 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. shipleynature.org
MUSEUMS & ART
August 9, 2008 Art Exhibit - Milford Zornes, N.A., American Artist. Honoring the works of one of America's esteemed artists, oil paintings that have never been exhibited until now are featured in the rare collection of art by Zornes, who passed away in February after reaching 100 years of age. Anderson Art Galleryis the top dealer of Zornes art. The gallery features fine arts exhibits with a collection of watercolors, oils and sculptures and mixed media from renown artists BillAnderson, Raul Anguiano, Henry Fukuhara, Howard Hitchcock, Milford Zornesand more. Time: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393.
August 9, 2008 Art exhibition - Celine Chat, a surfer and artist from France, exhibits at the International Surfing Museum of Huntington Beach in California a combination of her artwork made in Australia , Caribbean and Brazil : Sharing Perspectives. Her abstract artwork is now renowned in many countries like France, United Stated, Australia, West Indies or Brazil, from (celine-chat.com). Chat will join Dean Torrence who also is featured. Location: International Surfing Museum of Huntington Beach, 411 Olive Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 960-3483
August 9, 2008 The Eclectic Eye Art Exhibit -Windows Gallery at Huntington Beach Central Library features photography of Anita Brace, who has traveled the globe in search of interesting faces and scenes, will be featured at this month-long event. Cost: Free admission. Time: Regular library hours.Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Call Anita for photo acquisition: (714) 878-1066. anitabrace.com
August 9, 2008 New exhibition- Surfing Sounds Part II: Jan & Dean. This new exhibit explores the relationship and affect surfing music has on the surfing culture and pop culture, as well. It will feature original art by Huntington Beach resident, Dean Torrenceof Jan & Dean, and will include memorabilia from the band's decade-long rise to fame with songs that topped the charts with 28 hits: Deadman's Curve, Little Old Lady from Pasadena, Surf City and that actually continues today with concert tours. (Note: Jan Berry passed away in March 2004.) In addition to this exhibition, Celine Chat will present abstracts.
August 9, 2008Art Exhibit - at The Gallery HB. Original sculptures and oil paintings by Corinne Hartley, largest collection of Todd White art and works by Toreen West, plus Dean Torrence (Jan & Dean) graphics are featured at Huntington Beach's premier fine arts gallery. Gifts such as jewelry and art glass begin at $50. Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call:(714) 845-4835.
August 9, 2008Art Exhibit - Ground US. Artists Kiel Johnson, Lucrecia Troncoso and P. Williams. are three creators who explore and investigate the sprawling environment and the constant development of concrete encroaching on natural spaces. Everyday materials such as cardboard, wood, paper and sponge are used in the creation of the artists’ ideal utopias. Event runs through August 31, 2008. Admission: Free. Hours: Wednesday through Saturday - 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm; Sunday - 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm. Closed Monday - Tuesday Call: (714) 374-1650.August 9: 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012