Start your day off with some yoga, enjoy brunch, an adult bug safari, meet a porn star in person and more. Enjoy your weekend!
Be aware: Construction will begin later this month on much-needed improvements to Euclid St., from Orangethorpe Ave. to the 91 Freeway. The construction is expected to be completed within six weeks. Work hours will be from 7am-7pm Monday through Saturday. Only one lane will be open in each direction during construction. Signs will be posted on Euclid prior to the start of work. Further information about the project may be obtained by calling the City of Fullerton Engineering Department at (714) 738-6845.
The Muckenthaler Cultural Center will be hosting the 2nd Annual NorthOrange County “Fullerton Sings!” competition on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 7pm. Only 10 finalists will compete that day in front of industry professionals who will judge the competition. The winner will receive $500 cash prize, a trophy, and a contract for a concert at the Muckenthaler in 2012. Deadline is Thursday, Aug. 25 at 5pm by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For complete details visit their Facebook event page.
Yes, it’s that time of year again. The 4th Annual Pooch Walk hosted by Fullerton Pooch Park will be on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 9:30am. Pre-register by August 25th and get a FREE grocery bag (limited supply) and water bottle. Visit their website to pre-register.
Buy your tickets now for the Aug. 27 Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association’s award-winning Vintage57 – A Premiere Wine & Food Tasting Experience, featuring international cuisine and eclectic wines from around the globe at the Golleher Alumni House. The evening’s menu will be specially paired by Sommelier Diane DeLuca and a silent auction including wine, travel, golf and art items will be held throughout the evening in support of the Alumni Association student scholarship program.
To Do Today:
7:30-8:30am: Join instructor Dr. Margaret Hesselgrove at Freeman Yoga (229 E. Commonwealth Ave., Ste. C) forYoga Designed for Seniors. The class meets every Saturday and is $15 (the first class is free!). For more information call (714) 738-8889.
8:30am: East West is offering Tai Chi classes with Dr. David Karaba. First class is free! Call (714) 871-7118 to get signed up.
9-10am: Baby and Me Yoga at Belly Sprout with Nita will teach you some gentle yoga postures with your baby as your body adjust post delivery. Nita will guide you through restorative poses to regain your vitality while your baby is close by your side. Simple stretches for baby are included. Precrawlers only please. Moms are to bring an extra blanket for the baby to spread on the floor and a yoga mat for themselves. Come in comfortable clothing and avoid a heavy breakfast. You must be at least 6 weeks postpartum. Class is 6 weeks for $96. (No drop-ins or make-ups.)
9-10:30am: Morning Yoga in the Garden at the Fullerton Arboretum is $13/members $15/nonmembers. The class is appropriate for all levels including beginners. Ages 16 – 17 allowed with an adult. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a mat if you have one. Call (657) 278-3407 for more information.
9am-2pm: For under $20 you can enjoy brunch at Matador Cantina for breakfast classics with a Mexican-cuisine twist (omelettes, Huevos Rancheros, Mexican Breakfast Pizza and more). Drink specials include $8 Bottomless Champagne or Mimosas and $5 Bloody Marys, Greyhounds and Screwdrivers.
9am-3pm: A rally at the Fullerton Police Station for Justice for Kelly Thomas will take place.
9:30-10:30am: Join in on a bug safari tour just for adults at theFullerton Arboretum! On this exploration led by “bug-ologist” and Arboretum Nature Guide Cindy Calisher, you can satisfy your child-like curiosity by identifying and investigating the myriad of insects and bugs among the plants of the Fullerton Arboretum. $6/members $8/nonmembers.
10am: Discover Meat and Dairy Alternatives in the Happy Cooking Company (549 S. State College Blvd.) class for $45. To register call Liz at (714) 388-0240.
10am: Saturday Nature Guide Tours at the Fullerton Arboretum are free (donations encouraged). Call to verify tour in inclement weather, or for more information, Mark Costello (657) 278-8347
10am-2pm: Chomp sushi in Fullerton has Champagne & Punch Family Brunch for $24.95 adults and $12.95 children. They have eggs, pancakes, omelettes, breakfast burritos and more.
11am: Saturday Storytime at Barnes & Noble (1923 W. Malvern Ave.) is open to all ages to discover new books! All ages are welcome to come.
11am-12pm: Take your kids to Titan Bowl & Billiards at Cal State Fullerton for their 8-week “Kids Learn to Bowl”program. For $50 every Saturday until Aug 27 children participating in this program will receive bowling instruction from a certified youth bowling coach (shoe rental included). Space is limited! For more information or to register, call (657) 278-2144.
11am-2pm: Join the Orange County Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. (OC-NCNW) for an afternoon Tea as they pass the baton of community service to the youth at the Spring Field Banquet Center (501 N. Harbor Blvd)
11am-7pm: Adorned Boutique will be having a Summer Sale this weekend only with discounts up to 50% off.
11am-2am: Head to Joe’s for the Polish Sausage Challenge: Devour an18″ long Polish Sausage weighing over 1lb (including toppings, bun,and fries) in 15 minutes or less and it’s Free!
11am-4pm: For $16.99/person you can head to AMF Carter Lanes for 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental and All You Can Eat Pizza! (cheese or pepperoni, served by the slice). No other coupons can be accepted and there’s a minimum of 3 bowlers per lane.
11am-6pm: Stop by Z-Kids and get a free T-shirt if you spend $20 or more!
11am-2am: Yager My Weekend at House of Eden means you’ll get $3 Yager Bomb shots, $2 well drinks and domestic beers and $3 call drinks and import beers.
1pm: Acting Classes at Z-kids for ages 4-6 will be $10 per class on August 6, 13, 20, 27. Kids will be acting in commercials, newscasts, and practicing cartoon voices. A 3-minute video will be recorded in the last class and will be sent via email. Call (714) 525-4114 for more information.
1-4pm: The Orange County Ragtime Society will meet at Rutabegorz (211 N. Pomona Ave.) Meetings feature performances of ragtime and ragtime-related music.
2pm: Acting Classes at Z-kids for ages 7-10 will be $10 per class on August 6, 13, 20, 27. Kids will be acting in commercials, newscasts, and practicing cartoon voices. A 3-minute video will be recorded in the last class and will be sent via email. Call (714) 525-4114 for more information.
3pm: Burger Records will have a free show with Apache, Daddy Long Legs and Cumstain.
3pm: Acting Classes at Z-kids for ages 11-16 will be $10 per class on August 6, 13, 20, 27. Kids will be acting in commercials, newscasts, and practicing cartoon voices. A 3-minute video will be recorded in the last class and will be sent via email. Call (714) 525-4114 for more information.
4-7pm: Find out who has Happy Hour specials on Saturday in Fullerton with our HH Guide page!
4-7pm: Hear live music from the Geezer with The Guitar at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir.
4-10pm: Kids eat free at IHOP everyday in August! (151 W. Orangethorpe Ave.)
5pm: In The Underpants, Steve Martin brings his comic genius and sophisticated literary style to Carl Sternheim’s classic 1910 farce. Catch a late afternoon performance at the STAGEStheater.
5pm: The Knights of Columbus will be hosting their annual year end Bar-B-Q in the St. Juliana Parish Center (1316 North Acacia Ave.) This year’s Bar-B-Q will be a luau and will include your traditional luau foods. Entertainment for the evening will include authentic hula and fire dancers! Suggested donation is $15 per person. The funds raised will support our local Seminarians preparing for the Priesthood. For more information or to purchase tickets please call Lane Paulsen (714) 658-6063.
5pm: The Summit House Restaurant invites you to enjoy their nightly Dinner Prix Fixe special. For $40 per person enjoy their prime ribs of beef or one of Chef Tim’s special creations, with salad or soup and choice of dessert.
6pm: There will be a signing by Juicy Entertainment Adult Star Charley Chase at The Naughty Teddy. She will be signing posters and you can purchase her movies at the Naughty Teddy. For more information call the store at (714) 447-1130.
6pm-1am: Xtreme Bowling at AMF Carter Lanes costs $17.50 for 2 hours of bowling & shoe rental (3 person minimum) with xtreme black lighting, xtreme special effects and xtreme music.
6:30pm: The Fullerton Civic Light Opera (FCLO) Music Theatre brings back the Skyroom Summer Series with “Las Vegas Live! A Salute to Sin City Songs & Showgirls.” Enjoy cocktails with dinner while you experience a professional staged show accompanied by a live band, in an outdoor dinner theatre venue in downtown Fullerton. Tickets are $49 and $59 Includes No Host Bar, Dinner (dessert and coffee included) and Show. $29 Show only.
6:30pm: Secret City Comics Society is a new Improv Comedy Show (at 141 W. Wilshire Ave., Ste. A). Enjoy professional comedians performing scenes based on suggestions from the audience. Safe for the entire family to attend. All shows are CLEAN. Adults are $12, Students/Senior/Military are $10.
8pm: CTAG Studio presents the world premier of “Blank Slate”– a Sci Fi adventure & dark-comedy about survival, collaboratively developed by the CTAG Ensemble, and directed by Scott Williams & R.J. Romero. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 students at the Monkey Wrench Collective theater in downtown Fullerton.
8pm: High Fidelity at Hunger Artists Theater is based on the Nick Hornby novel and its film adaptation Tickets are $25 general admission, $20 Student/Senior.
8pm: Get Smart at the Maverick theater. Mel Brooks and Buck Henry’s classic tv show is now on stage. In the sixites one secret agent stood out amongst the rest, this is not him. Student (with Current ID): $10, General Admission: $20
8pm: Death of a Salesman at STAGES Theatre is $20 general admission, $18 for students and seniors. Tickets are getting scarce for this popular production so purchase soon.
8-10pm: Get $3 well drinks & $3 domestic beers at 2J’s Lounge for Power Hour.
8-11pm: At The Pint House you can enjoy live music.
8-11pm: Head to Slidebar for a free show from Elevate I am with A Shattered Hope, Fake Figures and Assuming We Survive.
8pm-1am: For $15 Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will host an all ages show with Graham Dechter, John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton and Tamir Hendelman.
8:30pm: Karaoke & Music Videos collide every Saturdaynight at Mickey’s Sports Bar (3159 Yorba Linda Blvd.) Drink specials including 99 cent Beer and $2 Pints! The first 5 singers that come in and sing will receive a free beer! Get their early, the show starts at 9pm! You must sing and speak to the host to redeem!
8:30pm: Secret City Comics Society is an Improv Comedy Show for all ages (at 141 W. Wilshire Ave., Ste. A). Enjoy professional comedians performing scenes based on suggestions from the audience. Safe for the entire family to attend. All shows are CLEAN. Adults are $12, Students/Senior/Military are $10.
8:30-11:30pm: Enjoy the free Dueling Piano Showat Ziings’/TAO in downtown Fullerton featuring 2 grand pianos played by some of the world’s best piano bar entertainers.
9pm: The Porcupine Soldiers will play live at Big’s Bar & Grill.
9-11pm: Club Encore is back on a new night at Cantina Lounge! Join them every Saturday along with Uptop and some of the hottest DJs to spin in the OC! Every Saturday they have open bar from 10pm-11pm, dress code enforced, 21+ club, private booth sections and VIP service also available.
9pm-12am: Neon Nights, only at Titan Bowl & Billiards at Cal State Fullerton is on the lower level of the Titan Student Union. Combine bowling with an exciting club atmosphere for your Saturday night. Call (657) 278-2144 for more information.
9pm-1am: Join The Continental Room for DJ Scotty Boy and DJ Thrifty Lips and. There is no cover and free valet.
9pm-1am: Find out all the places where you can sing karaoke in Fullerton using our Guides page!
9:30pm-1:15am: Hear live music from AMF at Roscoe’s Famous Deli.
10pm: Hear DJ Lito spinning top 40 hits at Commonwealth Lounge.
10pm-1am: Stubrik’s will have music from A.M. Session.
10pm-2am: DJ Ruffnek will spin all night at Bourbon Street.
11pm: Laugh at Improv Shmimprov at Maverick Theater for only $5.
Looking for more late night food near downtown Fullerton? Check our Guides page for that information and more!