WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2008
December 24, 2008 Gondola Cruise Holiday Lights Ride - Gondoliers take you through the channels of Huntington Harbour to see the Cruise of Lights decorations on lighted homes. Price for two is around $75. Location: Peters Landing, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 11 - 11 daily. more info
December 24, 2008 Christmas Eve Service: Personal Encounters with…A Trustworthy Ruler. Join in for Hot Apple Cider and Cookies on the Patio at 5:45 pm then stay for our Christmas Eve Service starting at 6:00 pm! Where: Calvary Baptist Church, 8281 Garfield Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92646. Call: (714) 962-6860
December 24, 2008 Bingo - Elks Bing Wednesday Matinee - 25 total games; $15 minimum buy in, all games pay $250. Doors open at 10 a.m. Early bird 11 a.m., regular at 11:30. Color monitors and computerized bingo verification enhance the experience. Food, soft drinks available for purchase; free coffee, tea and popcorn provided. Location: 7711 Talbert Avenue Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: (714) 848-9440. hbelks.com
December 24, 2008 Toddler Story Time - With Miss Lonna. Ideal for ages 3 - 5. Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Avenue, #110, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Cost: Free admission. Call: (714) 897-8781. Photos
December 24, 2008 - Nutcracker Ballet - Ballet Repertory Theater Nutcracker production. Full length version delights all ages. Cost: $15 general admission. Time: 2 & 7 p.m. Location: Golden West College Mainstage Theater, 15744 Golden West St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Call: (714) 714-895-8150 x1. gwctheater.com
OUTDOORS- Get out and enjoy the weather quickly, it's supposed to rain.
December 24, 2008 Beach Bonfire. You must bring your own fire wood to the beach for a beach bonfire. Fire rings are located north of the Huntington Beach Pier at Bolsa Chica State Beach on Pacific Coast Highway (between Warner Ave. & Seapoint St.) and south of the Huntington Beach Pier on PCH between 1st Street and Beach Blvd. at Huntington City Beach or between Beach Blvd. & Brookhurst Street at Huntington State Beach. Cost: Free, first come-first serve.
December 24, 2008 Shipley Nature Center - Open for wandering and exploring from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Central Park West, near Breakfast in the Park or on 17829 Golden West Street, between Slater and Central Library Drive, Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free. Call: (714) 842-4772. shipleynature.org
December 24, 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 during daylight hours.
December 24, 2008Disc 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.
December 24, 2008 Barry Rillera Band - at Tumbleweeds, where food is served till Midnight! Cost: No cover. Location: 21094 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, California. (714) 960-2776
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