SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
April 28 Play - Ah, Wilderness! This comedy by Eugene O'Neill takes place around the 4th of July, 1906, and focuses on 17-year-old Richard Miller, his family and his coming of age in Connecticut. The title derives from Quatrain XI of Edward Fitzgerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, which is one of main character's favorite poems. Ah, Wilderness was made into a movie in 1935 starring Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore and a young Mickey Rooney. Festival seating tickets: $12; $10 Student, Senior 65+; Free Children 3 & under. Location: Huntington Beach Historic Theater with the Bell Tower, 1905 Main Street (cross streets Main & Yorktown), Huntington Beach, California. Parking in back of the school or across the street at City Hall in Public Parking stalls. Call: (714) 536.2514 x 4025 / Recorded info: (714) 536.2514 x 602 hbapa.org
April 28 Play - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey. Made famous by Jack Nicholson in a movie of this name, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest is about a prisoner who fakes insanity, believing it will be more comfortable than jail. Transferred to a mental institution, he discovers the hospital is run with an iron fist by a domineering nurse. Presented by Huntington Beach Playhouse. Cost: $20. Time: 3 and 8 p.m. Location: Huntington Beach Playhouse Central Library Theater, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: 714-375-0696 hbph.com
April 28 Golf Tournament - The City of Huntington Beach is hosting its 19th annual golf tournament in conjunction with Community Services Department at Meadowlark Golf Club, the only public course in Huntington Beach. Open to all women and men, registration is limited to 100 golfers. Awards will be given to the top 10 players for categories: low gross; low net. One winner each will be awarded longest drive; closest to the pin. Peoria handicap system will be in play. Registration: $80/person includes green fees, golf cart, tee prizes, food/drink coupon. Deadline is April 1.Call:(714) 536-5486. Game location: Graham near Warner.
April 28 Donut Derelicts car gathering with 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.
April 28 Golden West College SwapMeet 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 28 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
April 28 Wetlands viewing -The public is invited to visit the Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve, a significant flyway for migrating birds. Binoculars recommended. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. 1.5 mile loop trail and 300 acres of protected wetlands! Pets and bicycles are not permitted on the trails. Open sunrise to dusk. Photos
April 28 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. Photo
April 28 Skaters - Bring your roller skate, blades, inline, bikes and join skaters who meet at Pier Plaza for an easy morning of exercise. Time: Approx. 10:30 a.m. funroll.com
This calendar does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.