Greetings to HB Locals and Visitors From Chris MacDonald!
Johnny Rockets Opens in Downtown HB
I’d Like To Start This Newsletter Stating That This Previous Monday I Went To The Chamber Of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Event At The New Johnny Rockets At The Strand In Downtown Huntington Beach At 120 5th Street On The Corner Of Pacific Coast Highway. This Restaurant Is Like A 50’s Style Diner. It Has The Best View Of The Huntington Beach Pier From It. Come Try A Hamburger, Chili, French Fries, Onion Rings And The Best Milk Shakes You’ll Ever Taste. There Food Prices Are Reasonable. They Are Open Monday Through Sunday 11:00AM To 11:00PM. If You Have Questions Please Contact Lindsay Weaver And Wanda Weaver At: (714) 960-9011. My Thanks To Huntington Beach City Treasurer Shari Freidenrich For Attending The Event And To Linda Martin From The Huntington Beach Chamber Of Commerce For Putting It Together.
Here’s What’s Happening In And Around Huntington Beach:
August 8 - Youth All-Star Games (Sports Complex)
Youth Sports Day will be held at the Sports Center adjacent to the Central Library in Huntington Beach on Saturday, August 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme of the day is “Introducing Sports to Youth.” There will be demonstrations of lacrosse, field hockey, volleyball, soccer and skateboarding. There will also be a demonstration softball game between 14 and under girls of the North and South Huntington Beach Fast Pitch Softball Leagues. In addition the batting cages will be available to youth free of charge.
Turf 1 – Field hockey demo/ exhibition
Turf 2 – Lacrosse demo/ exhibition
9:30 – 11:00
Turf 3 – Volleyball demo/ exhibition
Arena – Soccer demo/ exhibition
Softball field #4 – Youth softball event
11:00 – 12:00
Skatedogs/ Active skateboard demonstration in parking lot
If you have questions please contact: (714) 536-5577.
Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum Presents: Surfin’ Sundays Summer Concert Series, Date: Sunday August 9th, 2009 Time: 1:00 Pm to 4:00 Pm. This years concerts are dedicated to HBISM Founder/Director at Large Natalie Kotsch who is making headway with a new cancer treatment & HBISM supporter, guitar legend, Dick Dale who is now cancer free, has undergone successful reconstructive surgery and is back on stage performing. Congratulations we are proud of both of you!
The Relix reigning from Fullerton are a local surf music favorite and have been featured for the last 4 years during the Surf City USA Marathon, at Pier Plaza during “The Party Before The Party” July 3rd, 2007 representing the museum, the Orange County Fair and faithfully appearing at Pier Plaza and The International Surfing Museum year after year.
The Detonators reigning from Simi Valley have played for us numerous times over the last several years at Pier Plaza and the museum itself. The Detonators are an old favorite highly energetic versatile group playing everything from surf to oldies but goodies from the days when rock n roll made you want to get up and dance.SPECIAL GUEST: Superb Guitarist Abdel Kineche will be joining The Detonators for some world famous tunes from The Shadows collection as well as my favorite Red River Rock
BAND CD’S AND MERCHANDISE WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING THIS CONCERT!!!
While you’re in the museum check out our newest Exhibit Surfboard Shapers Part 1 The Wooden Years as well as the Dick Dale Tribute Wall created last spring. We invite you to join in the festivities and help us celebrate 13 years of great music, from dedicated musicians who donate their precious time in support of the museum. Our concert lineup features oldies but goodies and promising newcomers as well as celebrities like Dick Dale, Dean Torrence & John Blair who just happen to drop in.
We have shade pop-ups but the chairs are limited, so we encourage you to bring your own. Don’t forget to bring your hats and sunscreen for protection.
Admission to the Concert: FREE
Location: 411 Olive Ave Huntington Beach 92648
HBISM Phone: 714-960-3483
Check our website www.surfingmuseum.org for the complete schedule and information. Thanks to Linda Miller the HBISM Events Director for making these Concerts Happen.
Next Week Here’s What’s Going On:
At Surf City Nights In Downtown Huntington Beach From 5PM To 9PM Famed PBS Musician Sebastian Sidi Is Playing His Smoken Piano At The Corner Of Main And Olive In Front Of Beachfront 301. Come And See Sebastian’s Talents And Purchase His CD. You Can Learn More About Him At: http://www.sebastiansidi.com .
In Seal Beach At Eisenhower Park (Ocean At Main Street) Adjacent To The Seal Beach Pier, They’ll Be A Free Summer Concert Featuring Sugah Daddy From 6PM To 8PM Sponsored By The Seal Beach Chamber Of Commerce, Verizon Fios, Eric Lenahan State Farm Insurance Agency, BAYTOWN REALTY, AMERICAN REALTY BROKERS And More. Just Bring Your Lawn Chairs And Relax. If You Have Any Questions Please Call: (562) 799-0179. Thanks To The Current Seal Beach Chamber Of Commerce President Jim Klisanin For His Work. He Soon Is Stepping Down From That Title. Jim Has Done A Good Job. Also Thanks To Seal Beach Chamber Of Commerce Vice President Seth Eaker For His Work And Chamber Members, Erik Dreyer-Goldman, George Banker And Ron Grunzweig For Helping With The Concert Series.
At Shipley Nature Center - 17851 Golden West Street In Huntington Beach Central Park, There Is A Summer Nights Lecture From 6:00PM To 7:00PM Featuring SNC’s Nursery Coordinator Carol Williams As She Shares The Wonders Of Native Plants And Takes Everyone On A Guided Tour Of The Demonstration Gardens. If You’re Interested Call: (714) 842-4772.
The Huntington Beach Tree Society Needs Volunteers To Help Water The Trees In Central Park. If You Are Interested, Please Call Jean Nagy At: (714) 564-1396.
Don’t Forget That If You Want To Know What Events Are Happening In Huntington Beach Log On To: http://www.huntingtonbeachevents.com .
Greg Furlong, Award Winning News Cameraman for KOCE, along with Ely Santos of the Surf City Store have teamed up to create a Centennial commercial promoting the awareness of the 100th Anniversary of Huntington Beach and the Centennial product line. It’s a fun commercial with a lot of locals included and points out which stores are selling Centennial Mementos. Check it out you may see someone you know. It is now airing on HBTV-3 approximately every two hours on or around every even hour. If you can’t get HBTV-3 click on this link, youtube.com/watch?v=bedu7xnYEbg
to see it on YouTube. Happy 100th Anniversary Surf City Huntington Beach!!
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