Huntington Beach Events Calendar Daily View
SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2008
April 19, 2008 Guy Takayama Longboard Pro Am. 2nd annual Guy Takayama Longboard Pro Am amateur surfing competition, named after Oceanside surfer Guy Takayama and his 23rd annual longboard event in Oceanside, this Huntington Beach version includes West Coast longboard surf clubs. Ages 10 to 70+ will compete in amateur noseriding and longboard surfing. Location: Huntington Beach Pier (south side), Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA.
April 19, 2008 Huntington Beach Tree Society Inc. celebrates Arbor Day. In partnership with the City of Huntington Beach, Tree City events will be held at Gibbs Park which is located on Graham St. (across the street from Meadow Lark Golf Course). Tree planting and butterfly plant planting begins at 9:00 am and Arbor Day ceremony begins at 11:30 am. Public invited to restore this Monarch butterfly park by helping with the plantings. Tools will be provided to workers. hbtrees.org
April 19, 2008 Earth Day Planting at Bolsa Chica. Volunteer to help restore the Bolsa Chica Mesa with planting and watering native plants, guided by the Bolsa Chica Stewards. All that's needed are closed-toed shoes, sun protection, and gloves. Bring the family, bring the kids or come by yourself. The Bolsa Chica Land Trust will provide the rest—including lunch. Time: 9am to noon. Location: Bolsa Chica Parking Lot on Warner & Pacific Coast Highway at 9 a.m. Call: Kim Kolpin, Bolsa Chica Stewards: (714) 717-6304. bolsachicalandtrust.org.
April 19, 2008 Sunset Gondola Cruise Tickets. Individuals, couples and families can take a personal gondola tour.
April 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2008 Golden West College Swap Meet 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 19, 2008 Saturday Car Cruisers bring their cars to the parking lot of a strip mall in Huntington Beach for show-off and sharing. Known as the Donuts Derelicts Hot Rods their beauties include Woodies, Imports, Street Cars, and a variety of restored vehicles. 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 19, 2009 Fun Roll - Skate, bike and get on those wheels for a morning workout with a group that's been rolling along the beach path each Saturday morning for over 5 years. Taking an approx. 16 mile round trip from Huntington Beach Pier Plaza to Newport Beach, you are welcome to pick up the trail at any point along the way. Location: Pier Plaza (Pacific Coast Highway at Main St.), Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 10:30 a.m. Cost: Free. funroll.com
FUND-RAISERS & COMMUNITY
April 19, 2008 Golden West College Gala - 11th Annual Golden West College Gala will be presented by Toyota and includes an opportunity drawing for a new car. Event also will feature the music of local great, Dean Torrence of Jan & Dean band. Location: Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, 21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Admission to event is considered sponsorship and is priced at a table of 10 for $1500 with higher sponsorship categories available. Call: (714) 895-8316. goldenwestcollege.edu
April 19, 2008 Save-A-Life Saturday CERT instruction. Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) teaches CPR, disaster preparation and more. Time: 7:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Noon. Location: 18301 Gothard St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 536-5974. surfcity-hb.org
MUSEUMS & ART
April 19, 2008 Imagination Celebration Exhibit - Huntington Beach Art Center will hold a special exhibit in conjunction with the annual Orange County Imagination Celebration themed "Imagination Powers the Planet 2008." In partnership with Imagination Celebration and Arts Orange County, this exhibition of student work features stunning visual images in a variety of media, including photography, animation, digital art, film, and computer graphics by students of all ages from K – 12. Gallery Hours: Sunday, 12 – 4:00 p.m., Closed Mon & Tues., Wed – Thurs, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Fee : Free Presented by : Huntington Beach Art Center. Location: 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California. Call: (714) 374-1650.
April 19, 2008 Primas Boutique Art Exhibit. Terrance Reay, member of Southern California Plein Air Painters Association and Huntington Beach Art League, is a local artist who will be featured in a one day show. Specializing in coastal scenes, Reay grew up along the beaches of the South Bay. His love of the ocean and interest in the changing mood of the sea is reflected in paintings showing people enjoying the beach lifestyle. There will be a free Drawing for Original Design Jewelry Location: Primas Boutique, Beads & More, 222 5th St., Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call: (714) 960-5111.
April 19, 2008 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. Current exhibit features 19th century urban planner Ildefons Cerdà. Free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.
April 19, 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 19, 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 8 p.m. Location: 16812 Pacific Coast Highway (next to Captain Jack's Restaurant). Call: (562) 592-4393.
April 19, 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. - 6 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA.
MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
April 19, 2008 Area 51 - Band performs at Perqs. Age 21+, Location: Perqs Nite Club, 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: 714-960-9996.
April 19, 2008 Bands - 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 19, 2008 Band - Thank You Drive Thru 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 19, 2008 Country music - With Peter Brandon and Kristin Orphan at Martini Blues. 8 p.m. Cover $10, 21+. Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. Call: 714-840-2129 martiniblues.com.
April 19, 2008 Band - Mike Mullen. Location: Mahe Seal Beach. Location: 1400 Pacific Coast Highway, Seal Beach, CA. Call: (562) 431-3022.
April 19, 2008 Bands OC Foto Presents- Sasquatch, Anglo Jackson, Skywreck and Albatross at Fitzgerald's Pub. Time: 9 p.m. Cover: $6, 21+. Location: 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 968-4523. fitzgeraldsoc.com
April 19, 2006 Live Music - Acoustic sounds live at J King Neptune's. Starts at 8 p.m. 21+ ID at J. KING NEPTUNES. Cover. Location: 17115 Pacific Coast Hwy, Sunset Beach, CA 90742. Call: Call: 562-592-4878.
April 19, 2008 Band - Robbie Armstrong at Harpoon Harry's. Time: 8 p.m. Location: Harpoon Harry's in Sunset Beach, California. Harpoon Harry's Restaurant 16821 Pacific Coast Hwy. Sunset Beach, CA 90742. Phone 562-592-5216
April 19, 2008 Hard Rock - Frog Dog, Young Goodman, The Leo Project and Everything That Exists at The Blue Cafe. Time: 9 p.m. Cover $10, 21+. Location: 17208 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-1302. thebluecafe.com
April 19, 2008 Play - The Diviners. Winner of the American College Theatre Festival, this drama by James Leonard, Jr. is the story of a disturbed young man and a disenchanted preacher in a tiny southern Indiana town during the great depression era. The boy nearly drowned in a traumatic accident that took his mother's life and left him deathly afraid of water. The haunting play is a must see. Time: 2 p.m. matinee, 7:30 p.m. Cost: $18 Adult; $13 Student, Senior. Location: Rose Center Theater, 14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA. Box Office: (714) 793-1150 ext. 1
April 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2008 Bands - Michelles Bday Show with The Uprising (headlining),Kill Detail (formerly Jughead’s Revenge) Cellphish. Time: 8 p.m. Cover $5/ 21+. Surf City Saloon, 18528 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 963-7744.
April 19, 2008 Live Music - Jamie Wood Trio at Pete's Sunset Grille. Dinner in a casual atmosphere and festive bar with tropical and surfing 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: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 698-1234.
April 19, 2008 Fight Night UFC 83 plus DJ Matt - at Hurricanes Bar & Grill , 21+. Location: 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 374-0500. hurricanesbargrill.com
April 19, 2008 Band - Vibe Tribe. No genre goes unused with this popular band that has performed at HOB and other great venues. No cover. Time: 8 p.m. Location: Pelican Isle, 16400 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA (562) 592-3221
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.