SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2008
Miss Huntington Beach Pageant -- 11 Young Ladies Compete for
Huntington Beach, CA, The annual Miss Huntington Beach Scholarship Pageant brings together the community to watch 11 contestants compete for title of Miss Huntington Beach. Talent, beauty and intelligence are the attributes judges consider when choosing who will be number one. The Pageant is produced by Women of Action, a division of the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce. Contestants Amber Palm, Samantha Renee Gallo, Cayce Crowder, Deborah Schult, Caitlyn Baecker, Stephanie Chiang, Lauren Guitran , Arroya Karian, Erica Lorraine Frazier, Jessica Tran and Lauren Kay Butler prepare for the event which qualifies one winner to move into the Miss California competition.
An online discount coupon can be found at the official website: misshb.org. Anyone can place their live “online vote” for their favorite contestant who will be announced March 1. The Pageant will also feature raffle prizes, among which will be a signed guitar by Dean Torrance of “Jan & Dean” fame and a special going away message from Erin Nicole Brit, Miss Huntington Beach 2007. Event location: Dwyer School, 17th at Palm, Huntington Beach, CA. Ticket: $20/person. misshb.org
March 1, 2008 Sunset Gondola Cruise Lights Experience Tickets. Individual and family Cruise of Huntington Harbour in your personal gondola.
March 1, 2008 Centered on the Center Art Exhibit . Public is invited to the non-juried Centered on the Center artist exhibit to run through Feb. 17, 2008. Cost: Free admission. Time: Noon - 6 pm. Location: Huntington Beach Art Center, 538 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Call: (714) 374-1650.
March 1, 2008 Surfing Sounds Exhibit - Features the works and memorabilia of The Beach Boys. Learn about this top-selling band worldwide who brought a sound that lives today. Location: Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum. Location: 411 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost:$2/donation, Kids $1. Call: (714) 960-3483. surfingmuseum.org
March 1, 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
March 1, 2008 Art Exhibit - Anderson 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. Photos
March 1, 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. Photos
March 1, 2008 Disc Frisbee Golf Weekly Amateur League Play - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. In weekly league play, competitors are assigned a handicap. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: 3 p.m. Call for pricing and sign up: (714) 425-9931. Photos
March 1, 2008 Fun Roll - Roller blade, bicycle or jog with the group that departs Pier Plaza (north side Huntington Beach Pier at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street). Leaves at 10:30 p.m. No fee.
March 1, 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.
March 1, 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. This mixed media exhibit is free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.
March 1, 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
March 1, 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.
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.