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SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2008

SPECIAL EVENTS

April 12, 2008 KFI's Bill Handel - The KFI / Platinum 2008 Cooking Show will include demonstrations, prizes and fun at this special event held at Standards of Excellence Showroom. Location: 16001 Gothard St., Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free, must sign up to reserve a seat. Time: Saturday 10 a.m.; 1 or 4 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 4 p.m. Call: (877)426-3351. Register online platinumcookware.com

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

April 12, 2008 The Grumps - Band performs at Perqs. Age 21+, Location: Perqs Nite Club, 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: 714-960-9996.

April 12, 2008 Echo Love Chamber and DJ Matt - at Hurricanes Bar & Grill , 21+. Location: 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 374-0500. hurricanesbargrill.com

April 12, 2008 Bands - Chicken Benefit with superkill, gonzo fiction, brass knuckevoodoo, seven dirty words, haightclub Time: 8 p.m. Cover $5/ 21+. Surf City Saloon, 18528 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 963-7744.

April 12, 2008 Band - Bagg of Noize. at Martini Blues Jazz Night Club. Time: 8:30 p.m. Location: Martini Blues, 5847 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 840-2129. Time: 8:30 p.m.

April 12, 2008 Classical Guitar Concert. Fullerton Guitar Orchestra from Cal State University Fullerton. Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: Huntington Terrace, 18800 Florida St., Huntington Beach, Ca. Call: (714) 848-8811.

April 12, 2008 Blues The Blue Experience - Legacy Entertainment Night Blues at The Blue Cafe. Cost: $10. Time: 9 p.m. Location: 17208 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-1302. thebluecafe.com

April 12, 2008 Play - Steel Magnolias. This Huntington Beach Playhouse Production is set in Louisiana. Truvy’s Beauty Salon for Southern ladies is the center of the community's social world. It is where secrets are revealed, gossip relayed, and advice dispensed. Drama, humor and a range of emotions of the beauty shop women are explored in this play that's especially appealing to females. The script was also written as a popular movie production with Daryl Hannah, Sally Fields and Julia Roberts, to name a few. Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $18-20. Location: Huntington Beach Cultural Center, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. hbph.org

April 12, 2008 Central Library Free Film Showing - Film Forum features movies for free. Themed Cinema Franšaise: Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves, the movie Chocolat will be shown at 2 p.m. in the Central Library Theater, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. hbpl.org

April 12, 2008 Music - Live entertainment with Dean Rod, pianist and vocalist at Red Chair Lounge. Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach intimate bar and club tucked inside the lobby of the hotel. Time: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Cost: No cover, 21+. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 698-1234.

April 12, 2008 Live Music - Joey Sykes at Pete's Sunset Grille at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. Dinner in a casual atmosphere and festive bar with South Pacific-inspired themes. Time: 7 to 10 p.m. Cost: No cover. Must valet at hotel or park on street or in beach lot and walk over cross bridge. Location: 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 698-1234.

April 12, 2008 Band - Have Another Monkey at Tumbleweeds Bar & Grill, which features the best food, fun and music from rock to blues. Begins after 8 p.m. Food served until Midnight every night. Location: 21094 S. Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA, Call: (714) 960-2776.

April 12, 2008 Clubhouse Theatre Play - Back to the '80s. Girls Just Want to Have Fun and Footloose are among other movies from the 80s. Time: 7 p.m. Friday; Saturday 2 & 7 p.m. Produced by Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Valley ClubHouse Theatre. Location: Kingston Branch, 16582 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, CA. Ticket: $5 at the door. Call 714-531-2581.

April 12, 2008 Clubhouse Theatre Play - Willy Wonka. This delicious and fanciful play about a chocolate factory departs reality and takes youth and adults into a world only the imagination can concoct. Time: 2 & 7 p.m. Produced by Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Valley ClubHouse Theatre. Location: Kingston Branch, 16582 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, CA. Ticket: $5 at the door. Call 714-531-2581.

April 12, 2008 Move Me - Golden West College brings together the talents of faculty and students in an annual concert with all styles and genre of dance from ballet to hip hop, Middle Eastern to physical theater under Artistic Director Nannette Brodie. Time: 8 p.m. Location: Mainstage Theater, 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California. Cost: $15 General admission. gwctheater.com

MUSEUMS & ART

April 12, 2008 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.

April 12, 2008 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library exhibit features 19th century urban planner Ildefons CerdÓ. Designing the expansion of Barcelona, his plans included grids to accommodate pedestrians, carriages, urban railway lines and sewers to prevent frequent floods, while still addressing public enhancements through private gardens and other amenities. Free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. His designs belie a network-oriented approach far ahead of his time. His street layout Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.

April 12, 2008 Art - Obsessive Compulsive Art Exhibit. Location: Beach Art Center. Hours: Sunday, 12 – 4:00 p.m., Closed Mon & Tues., Wed – Thurs, 12 Noon – 6 p.m. Admission: Free. Location: 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California. Call: (714) 374-1650.

April 12, 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 Gallery is 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 Bill Anderson, Raul Anguiano, Henry Fukuhara, Howard Hitchcock, Milford Zornes and more. Time: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393.

April 12, 2008 Art 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. -10 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call:

LITERARY

April 12, 2008 Author Book Reading and Signing. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare. Cassandra Clare, author of the Mortal Instruments series, discusses and reads from Book 2: City of Ashes. Time: 2 p.m. Location: Barnes & Noble,7881 Edinger Avenue, #110, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Cost: Free admission. Call: (714) 897-8781. Photos

April 12, 2008 Maisy Story Time. Bring cameras for photo ops with Maisy. Time: 11 a.m. Location: Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Avenue, #110, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Cost: Free admission. Call: (714) 897-8781. Photos

OUTDOORS

April 12, 2008 Sunset Gondola Cruise Tickets. Individuals, couples and families can take a personal gondola tour.

April 12, 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.

April 12, 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.

April 12, 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

April 12, 2008 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.

April 12, 2008 Golden West College SwapMeet in 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.

April 21, 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

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