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SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2008


April 20, 2008 Taste of Huntington Beach 2008 - This event offers an afternoon featuring HB's finest cuisine prepared by restaurant chefs, and paired with California’s premium wines and brews. More than enough food to challenge the hungry man, the event is recognized for its one fee "all inclusive" dining. It offers the opportunity discover restaurants or menus you've previously missed, plan for an event, or select a company for your special events catering needs at some future date. Most restaurants have brochures, business cards or other promotional literature to add to your stockpile of dining resources. Taste of Huntington Beach proceeds benefit the Children’s Wing of the Huntington Beach Library and Project Self Sufficiency of Huntington Beach. New location: Sports Complex at Talbert and Golden West, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Ticket Locations

April 20, 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 20, 2008 - Bolsa Chica Earth Day 2008! Free family fun at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve includes guided hikes, water testing, touch tanks and live animal displays, chances to learn about water conservation and habitat restoration, jump tents, hot dogs, snow cones, and more! Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: 3842 Warner Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Call or email for more information: (714) 846-1114,

April 20, 2008 - Ohana Day. At Seal Beach Pier. Huntington Beach / Seal Beach Surfrider presents a special morning of activities for youth to celebrate Earth Day in an educational, fun manner. Activities include: Coast Guard Helicopter Drop, Skateboard & BMX Demo, Free Surf Lessons, Science Class for Kids, Body Boarding Clinic, Raffle / Silent Auction, Free Sobe Refreshments, Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Seal Beach Pier, Ocean Ave. at Main Street, Seal Beach, CA.


April 20, 2008 Surfin' Sundays - Launching the 2008 free concert season in Huntington Beach with an afternoon of fun, enjoy the sounds of Surftones and appearance by Dean Torrenceof Jan & Dean, who's art exhibit will be unveiled at the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum. Location: 411 Olive, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Cost: Free.

April 20, 2008 Live Music - All day 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 20, 2008 Live Music - at The Blue Cafe. 21+. Location: 17208 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-1302.

April 20, 2008 Karaoke - Center Stage Karaoke with Josh. Location: Surf City Saloon. Time: 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Address: 18528 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 963-7744.

April 20, 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: 2 p.m. Cost: $18-20. Location: Huntington Beach Cultural Center, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.

April 20, 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. Cost: $18 Adult; $13 Student, Senior. Location: Rose Center Theater, 14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA. Box Office: (714) 793-1150 ext. 1

April 20, 2008 Jumbalaya - at Hurricanes Bar & Grill, 21+. Location: 200 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 374-0500.

April 20, 2008 Band - Live Music OCD - at 7 p.m. 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 20, 2008 Imagination Celebration Exhibit Reception - 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. Reception time: 2 - 4 p.m. Free Presented by : Huntington Beach Art Center. Location: 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California. Call: (714) 374-1650.

April 20, 2008Art 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 Bill Anderson, 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.

April 20, 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 ( 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

April 20, 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. Read More Below

April 20, 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. Call:(714) 845-4835.


April 20, 2008 Sunset Gondola Cruise Tickets. Individuals, couples and families can take a personal gondola tour.

April 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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.

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