February 2010 Calendar Overview


February 27, 2010 Saturday

AVALON - Buffalo Run. Marathon and 5K Run. The Buffalo Run is the ultimate in trail running using the East End trails of Catalina Island. This half marathon course takes you from sea level to a 1600 foot elevation then returns to sea level. Enjoy views of San Clemente Island and Avalon. The race also features the popular flat and fast 5k course. pacificsportsllc.com, See more events.

CALIFORNIA: Polar Plunges for Special Olympics Fundraising. sosc.org for registration

Polar Plunge 2010 - San Diego Oceanside Pier (Oceanside)
Polar Plunge 2010 - Los Angeles Zuma Beach - Lifeguard Tower 9 (Malibu)
Polar Plunge 2010 - Pomona Valley and Lanterman Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park (San Dimas)

COSTA MESA - Gem Faire. Classes, demos, and gems to adore in this popular event where you can even find jewelry repair while you wait! Time: Friday: 12pm-7pm, Sat: 10am-7pm, Sun: 10am-5pm. General Admission $5 Weekend Pass; Children 11 and under Free. Location: Orange County Fairgrounds, Building 10, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626. gemfaire.com

HUNTINGTON BEACH - Wetlands Gardening - Enjoy the Great Outdoors while helping to restore the Bolsa Chica Wetlands! Help restore native plant communities through non-native plant removal, and cleanup efforts. Don't forget to bring: Drinking water, wear closed toed shoes, layered clothing you don't mind getting dirty, and protection from the sun. Time: 9 a.m. to Noon. Cost: Volunteer, no cost. Location: Bolsa Chica Conservancy Interpretive Center: 3842 Warner Ave.Huntington Beach, CA 92649 R.S.V.P. at (714) 846-1114 or email: [email protected] bolsachica.org

IMPERIAL - Imperial County Expo, Discover Treasures Below the Sea. Auto Racing, booths, food, rides, entertainment. Event runs through Mar.7. Location: 200 E. Second, Imperial, CA. ivexpo.com

IRVINE - Hope & Harmony 5K Run/Walk. The 5K run/walk begins at 8 a.m. and a 1-mile kids run starts at 10 a.m., in addition to a family-friendly expo area complete with Kids Fun Zone, food, music, activities and vendor booths. Recognition gifts to winners, and goody bags, t-shirts and entry into the expo provided to all registrants. Proceeds from event support the mission and programs of Beckstrand Cancer Foundation, working to improve and enhance quality of life for cancer patients and their families. Location: UC Irvine, Pereira Drive between the UCI Student Center and Social & Behavioral Sciences Building, Irvine, CA. Cost: $35; $25 child. Campus parking $8. Call: (949) 955-0099 beckstrand.org, or ochopeandharmony.com.

PALM SPRINGS - McCormick's Classic Car Show and Auction. 500 classic, sports, antique and special interest autos are sold across the Auction block during the 3 days. Also a free car show of another 200 cars is held on Saturday at McCormick's Classic Car Show and Auction.  Time: 12 Noon. Cost: $10 up. Location: Spa Resort Casino, 401 E. Amado Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262. Call: 760-320-3290, classic-carauction.com

RIPON - Almond Blossom Festival.  48th Annual Almond Blossom Festival and Parade.  Activities on Saturday include a 1 mile and 8k fun run, diaper derby, and a Parade at 11 a.m.  and carnival all day long. Location:  Mistlin Sports Park, Jack Tone and River Rd., Ripon, California. Call: (209) 599-7519. riponchamber.org

SACRAMENTO - Born to Ride: Motorcycles Past & Present. Runs through Mar. 12

SAN FRANCISCO - Chinese New Year Parade. Parade begins at 5:15 on Kearney Street, San Francisco, CA. chineseparade.com

SEAL BEACH - Red Car Museum is open. Noon to 3 p.m. Visit the past with a look at this historic rail car that used to drive between Los Angeles and Seal Beach daily. Transformed into a museum with videos, pictures and a great collection of memorabilia, it is well worth a stop and look. Open 2nd & 4th Saturdays, the museum provides the most comprehensive look into the history of Seal Beach. Donations are accepted. Location: Electric Avenue near Main St., next to Mary Wilson Library.  Call: (562) 683-1874.

SIGNAL HILL - Saturday Night Cruz from Bob's Big Boy. Time: 5 to 8 p.m. Cost: Free participation. Location: 1898 Willow St., Signal Hill, CA.

SUTTER CREEK - House of Floyd Pink Floyd Tribute Concert. Time: 8 p.m. Location: Sutter Creek Theatre, 44 Main Street, Sutter Creek, CA. suttercreektheater.com

THOUSAND OAKS - Communicating with Your Spirit Guides and Angels. Free Workshop Spirit Guides & Angels & CD Release Signing with Lexa Finley, intuitive, teacher and healer, guides you through meeting and talking with your spirit guides and angels. Workshop: 1 to 1:30 p.m.; 1:30 to 3 p.m. CD Signing. Cost: Free. Location:Akashic Records Bookshop and Center, 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks CA 93162. JourneyIntoTheSpirit.com

THOUSAND OAKS - The Male Intellect, An Oxymoron? Time: 8 p.m. Cost: $39. Location: Scherr Forum Theatre -Thousand Oaks Civic Arts, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA. Call: (805) 449-2787. toaks.org

WATSONVILLE - Bowl 4 Bucks Tournaments. Bowling tournament is held at Cabrillo Lanes.


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