April 2 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library is open daily. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Photo
April 2 Huntington Beach delegation traveling to Japan from April 2-12! The trip commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Huntington Beach-Anjo, Japan Sister City relationship, and includes a two-day home stay in Anjo. Live in a Japanese home and experience warmth and hospitality that is the trademark of Japanese hosts. In addition to Anjo, the delegation will spend several days in Tokyo, including an ascent to Tokyo Tower, a visit to the hi-tech-tech electronics shopping area, and an evening tour of the Ginza, famous the world over for its shopping and its bright kaleidoscopic neon lights. After Tokyo, the delegation will head South to Hiroshima on the Bullet Train, with a Stop at Himehi City to visit Himehi Castle, one of the oldest and dramatic surviving structures from medieval Japan. In Hiroshima, the group will tour the Atomic bomb Dome as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, which is ground zero of the first atomic bomb every used in military action. From Hiroshima, the group will travel by ferry to Miyajoma Island to visit Itsukushima Shrine, with its dramatic red gate ("torii"} that appears to float in the ocean during high tides. Heading back North, there will be a visit to Okayama Prefecture to enjoy Korakuen Garden, one of Japan's three greatest gardens. Kyoto, the capital of Japan for over 1,000 years and today's cultural center of the country is next. Enjoy time-honored temples, the "Philosopher's Walk", Golden Pavilion and the 1,001 gilded wooden statues of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy, at the Sanjusangendo Temple. Call 714-846-7685.
April 2 Kids - Show for kids at the Bella Terra Kids Club. Time: 11 to 11:30 A.M. Designed for parents & small children (under 5) this free program will be held in the Amphitheater at Bella Terra, (just outside Century Theatres). Located at Beach Blvd. and 405 freeway – 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach. Parking is in nearby parking structure. call Bella Terra at (714) 897-2534, or visit bellaterra-hb.com
April 2 Disc Golf - The public Frisbee golf course is open daily. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: Daily. Call: (714) 425-9931. Photos
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