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January Events California 2008

 

 

 

  Monday, January 14, 2008

 

LOS ANGELES - Downtown on Ice. Seasonal outdoor ice rink at Pershing Square offers winter fun in the California sun. Runs through Jan. 21, 2008. Cost: $6/skate session, plus $2 skate rental. Time: Noon to 10 p.m. Location: Pershing Square, 532 South Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90013Call: (888) 527-2757. laparks.org

 

LOS ANGELES - UFO Crash at San Augustin. Lecture by author Art Campbell with theory that President Eisenhower was called to an emergency crash at Holloman AFB. Time: 8 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, (Inside the Fellowship Hall), 12355 Moorpark St., Studio City, CA 91604. Cost: $15/person. Call: (818) 483-0864. mufonla.com

 

SANTA BARBARA - Paper Cut.  Art From Scrap (AFS) Exhibit capitalizes on the remains and excesses of the holiday season. 18 artists (mostly from Santa Barbara) create artwork from reused or recycled paper products, transforming pulp based materials into works of art such as sculpture, drawing, painting, collage, photography, printmaking and installation. The event aims to inspire individuals to enact positive cultural and environmental change through art. Runs till Feb. 16, 2008. Artists include Bob Debris, Noah Erenberg, Julia Ford, Penelope Gottlieb and many more. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: 302 East Cota, Santa Barbara, CA. Cost: Donations accepted. Call: (805) 884-0459. artfromscrap.org

 

WALNUT CREEK - Walnut Creek on Ice. Ice Skating Holiday Rink Nov. 8 - Jan. 21, 2008
Location: Civic Park-Civic Dr. & N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, CA. Cost: $11-15/person. Call: (925) 935-7669. iceskatewalnutcreek.com

 

WHALE WATCHING - Views available along the vantage points of the California Coast that include Big Sur, Santa Cruz, Humboldt Bay, Monterey Bay, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Point Fermin, Newport Beach and San Diego.


DANA POINT Cruise Photos & Tickets! - Each winter, thousands of California Gray Whales leave the cold Artic Seas and follow the coastline to the warm, calm waters of Southern California and Baja. This 5,000-mile migration brings much of the pod past Dana Point, where pods of Giant Grays can be easily seen and photographed. Dana Wharf Sportfishing – (949) 496-5794  www.danawharfsportfishing.com; Dana Island Yacht Charters – (949) 248-7400  www.danaislandyachts.com;  Ocean Institute – (949) 496-2274  www.ocean-institute.org; Aventura Sailing Association – (949) 493-9493 www.aventurasailing.com;  Captain Dave’s Dolphin Safari – (949) 488-2828 www.dolphinsafari.com
| Dana Point Hotels


REDONDO BEACH -
California gray whale migration from the Arctic to Baja and back. Dolphins, Harbor Seals and Sea Lions and the beautiful Santa Monica Bay coastline on three-hour experience.  (310) 372-2111 rbmarina.com


SAN DIEGO -  Annual migration of California gray whales to the warm breeding grounds off the coast of Baja California. Glimpse these peaceful "giants of the sea" from Cabrillo National Monument or on special whale-watching cruises. 619-557-5450 or 619-236-1212 | San Diego Hotels |

 

 

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