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Wednesday 5/11

We’re excited about all the great things going on today in Fullerton! We’ll be busy going to a bunch of events and specials in town – be sure you check out the list! (If you have 3 minutes, please submit a few words for us to win $25,000 to make our site event better by hiring local!)

Register now – limited space – for the May 21st, 4-7pm event with Belly Sprout and Rosie Posie Baby. Their first Piccolini event: Celebrate Motherhood; An Evening of Motherhood! is the only licensed Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM) event in Orange County. They will wine and dine guests with food and drink, featured guests, SWAG bags, raffles, and pampering: mini-facials, reflexology, henna artistry, energy readings and MORE! Registration and pre-pay for tickets is required ($25) at (Password is: invited.)

8am-2pm: Fullerton Certified Farmers Market at Independence Park (801 W. Valencia Dr.) The Farmers Market offers fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, honey, fish, flowers, plants, nuts and bread. Operated by the nonprofit Fullerton Certified Farmers Market Board

8:30am: The Orange County Business Service Center and HR Prescriptions will present Hiring the Right Employees,  at the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce offices. Learn the impact of company culture, job description importance, hiring criteria, recruiting and screening applicants, and more to help you hire smartly for your business.

9am: Leslie from the Yorba Linda Hiking Meetup Group will lead a Wednesday morning walk at the Fullerton Court House Trail. Meet in the upper parking lot off Berkeley Street between 8:50 and 9am and start walking at 9am.

10:15am & 11am: Toddler Storytime at the Fullerton Main Library (Osborne Auditorium) treats children under 3 years old, accompanied by an adult, to a first group experience with stories, songs and fingerplays.

10:30-11:15am: Do-Re-Mommy and Me Music with Krista Arriaga  at Belly Sprout is donation only. Come ignite your child’s senses in this interactive group (birth-preschool) class by enhancing your babe’s love of music through song, rhythm, and movement.

11am: Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to discover new books at each Toddler Storytime! Get your little one to the Barnes & Noble (1923 W. Malvern Ave.)

11am-2pm: Looking for Mexican fare near Cal State Fullerton? Cantina Lounge has lunch specials starting at $6.99.

11am-2pm: Slidebar invites you to enjoy their $7 Express Lunch – build your own sandwich and side.

11am-3pm: At Revolucion 1910 Cantina the lunch specials are only $5.99 with over 10 items to choose from.

11am-9pm: Get 5 for $10 wine tasting at Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante. From 11am-3pm you can enjoy their lunch buffet or get the $3 pizza/salad combo special from Woppo’s takeout.

11am-10pm: Wing Wednesday at NYPD Pizza in downtown Fullerton will add wings to any order for just $0.50 a wing, in counts of 10 and 20.

2-3:30pm: “It’s Your Estate,” a free 8-week estate management course offered by the Fullerton Senior Multi-Service Center features local financial and estate experts who will answer questions and help participants stay in charge of their estate planning options, safeguard their medical care, and avoid the pitfalls of estate mismanagement.

2pm-2am: Wednesday drink specials at Matador Cantina means you can enjoy margaritas, mojitos and sangrias at $5 each.

3-6pm: Pallazzo’s Pizzeria Happy Hour has All-You-Can-Eat pizza & salad for $5.99, .89cent 12oz. domestic draft beers and $2 off appetizers! Some great deals near Cal State Fullerton!

3-7pm: Find more Happy Hour deals in Fullerton using our HH Guide page!

3-11pm: Wing Wednesday at Cantina Lounge will get you $0.50 Wings (in quantities of 6, 12, and 18), $3 Margaritas, $2 Budweiser Drafts, $2.50 Heineken and Heineken Light, $3.50 beers and $4.50 well drinks. Live DJs start at 6pm.

4-7pm: Wacky Wing Wednesday at The Pint House means chicken wings are only $0.50 cents each and you can get $3 pints of select drafts too.

4-8pm: Kids eat free at Slidebar! (1 free kids meal with purchase of adult entrée.)
It’s also Service Industry Night so if you work in the Service industry you’ll get Happy Hour pricing on alcohol and half off food with a service industry pay stub.

4pm-2am: Big’s Bar & Grill has $5 Jack Daniels Mix it or Shoot it, $9 BBQ Ribs or Chicken Dinner, and at 7pm get $5 Natural Ice or PBR 24oz. cans! Stick around for Rockabilly Review at 9pm.

4:30pm: Prime Rib Wednesday‘s at the Summit House Restaurant will get their Cottage Cut for only $19.95.

5pm: Redneck Wednesdays at Incahoots will teach you line dancing & 2-Steppin’. Free lessons start at 7:30 & 8:30pm. 18+ is a $10 cover, 21+ is a $5 cover (free before 6:30pm).

5pm: Wine Wednesday at Roman Cucina in downtown Fullerton will get you 1/2 off bottles of wine, or bring your own in with no corking fee.

5-7pm: The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce May Sunset Mixer will be held at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center (1201 W. Malvern Ave.) This casual after hours networking event helps you make connections with nearly 100 business professionals. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. This is a free event for members and prospective members.

5-8pm: Admission is free to the OC Weekly 1st Clustertruck at Fullerton Public Library (353 W. Commonwealth Ave.) where you can eat from Piaggio On Wheels, Barcelona on the Go, Dos Chinos and Alebrije’s, the famed pink taco truck and home of the taco acorazado. As part of his class at Cal State Fullerton and part of “Gustavo’s Awesome Lecture Series!” students will present oral histories of local Latino business owners, as well.

5-10pm: Wine Wednesday at Commonwealth Lounge means half off all wine by the glass and 25% off bottles of wine.

5-10pm: Wednesday food deal at ENVY Ultra Lounge gets you $1 Kobe beef sliders and $1 fries.

5-10pm: Wine Wednesday at Lizarran gets you wine by the bottle 50% off and no corkage fee if you bring your own in for dinner.

5pm-12am: Get Penny Pizza at Karma Kabob. Buy any regular priced beer, wine, cocktail or hookah and get pizza for a penny.

6pm: The Crittenton Services for Children and Families Volunteer Orientation will be held at 801 E. Chapman Ave., Suite 203 for those interested in volunteering their time with the organization. For more information call (714) 680-9000.

6pm: Cafe Hidalgo will feature wines from Girard for Wine Wednesday. For $15 get the flight (tasting of 5 wines) along with assorted cheeses, crackers, and fresh fruit.  The tasting will be located on the Zocalo patio, so bring a light jacket.

6-9pm: The Kogi BBQ food truck will be serving dinner at Pacific Engineering Fullerton (303 N. Placentia Ave.)

6:30pm: The Longevity Cooking Class at the Happy Cooking Company will teach you to retain up to 95% of nutrients in your foods for $45. Register by calling Liz at (714) 388-0240.

7:30pm: Test your knowledge in competition for a chance at prizes at Trivia Night at Roscoe’s Famous Deli.

7:30-9pm: The free Sarku Japan Franchise Seminar is hosted by Sarku Japan®, the largest and most successful Japanese Quick Service Restaurant chain (QSR) in the United States at the Fullerton Marriott (2701 Nutwood Ave.) Bruce Kim, Sarku Japan’s Director of Franchise Development, will present expert advice on franchise ownership and explain the benefits of becoming an entrepreneur.

8pm: Hear the Cal State Fullerton Women’s Choir and Men’s Chorus – Robert Istad and Christopher Peterson, directors for $10 at the CSUF Performing Arts Center.

8-10pm: Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir hosts open mic for music. Listen to or play original music and covers.

8pm-12am: Lucky John’s invites you to enjoy Bulk Buy May with them. Tonight: Get 16oz drafts for $2.50 domestic, $3.75 premium.

8pm-12am: Slidebar presents a free show with Gabba Gabba Heys, Mommy’s Little Monster, PC 101, and The Strange Cats.

8pm-12am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will not charge a cover to hear live music from The Edmund Velasco Quintet.

9pm: Karling’s Rockabilly Review at Big’s Bar & Grill this week will feature Chris Sprague & His 18 Wheelers, free.

9pm: George Perez hosts a free comedy show at Cherch Lounge in downtown Fullerton, featuring comics from Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime and more. This week one of the special guests comics is Tommy Chunn from HBO, BET and more.

9pm-1am: Find out where you can sing karaoke in Fullerton by checking out our Guides page.

9pm-1am: 80s Night at Bourbon Street means 80s DJ Ruffneck all night long and refills on your 32oz mug with domestic draft beer for only $5. AND if you dress in your favorite 80s style you’ll get a FREE mug (empty).

9pm-1am: Reggae Wednesday at Cantina Lounge brings you $2.50 beers, $3 margaritas, beer pong, hookah and Soul Papa performing live, all for free (21+).

9:30pm-1am: For free enjoy CW WEDNESDAYS Featuring ELECTRO, DIRTY DISCO, DUBSTEP, AND GLITCH HOP at Commonwealth Lounge.

10pm-1am: Hear DJ Impact at Matador Cantina free (no cover) with Margaritas, Mojitos and Sangria only $5.

10pm-1am: Ziings’ has Wednesday specials of $3 Stella Artois Drafts and $3 Washington Apple Shots with a DJ spinning all night.

11pm-1am: Happy Hour at Stubrik’s late night is a dollar off draft beers and well drinks.

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11 May 2011

Fullerton events for Wednesday, May 11

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Daily Post

Tuesday 5/10

Tuesday means tacos in town but it also is the one day of the week in Fullerton where there are so many amazing food deals! Check out all the great things for today! (And by the way – do you love what we do? Help us do it even better by taking 3 minutes to vote for us here!)

Reminder: through June 11 the Big Dog Area of the Pooch Park will be closed to allow for grass recovery and maintenance repairs from heavy use. Big dogs may use the chip area during the closure. There will be a temporary area fenced off in the large dog area for small dogs during the closure.

9am-12pm: The Fullerton Garden Club will meet at the Fullerton Arboretum, Pavilion Room. For more information contact May Foy (714) 526-6713.

10-10:30am: Mommy and Me event: Story Time with Amy McCamly at Belly Sprout is free and for all ages.

10-11am: Learn computer fundamentals with one-on-one tutoring with Sam Standring at the Fullerton Main Library (Tutor Study Room). Please call the library at (714) 738-3121 to make an appointment.

10:15am: Toddler Storytime at the Hunt Branch Library (Room D) is for children under 3 years of age and younger, accompanied by an adult. This program provides children with first group experience in enjoying books, nursery rhymes, songs and fingerplays.

10:45am: Preschool Storytime (Hi-Ho The Derry – O) at the Hunt Branch Library (Room E) is storytime for 3-6 year olds. This forty-five minute program features stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts, and puppets. Please register at the children’s information desk.

11am-2pm: Looking for Mexican fare near Cal State Fullerton? Cantina Lounge has lunch specials starting at $6.99.

11am-2pm: Slidebar invites you to enjoy their $7 Express Lunch – build your own sandwich and side.

11am-3pm: At Revolucion 1910 Cantina the lunch specials are only $5.99 with over 10 items to choose from.

11am-9pm: Get 5 for $10 wine tasting at Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante. From 11am-3pm you can enjoy their lunch buffet or get the $3 pizza/salad combo special from Woppo’s takeout.

11am-10pm: Twofer Tuesday at NYPD Pizza in downtown Fullerton means you can buy a large specialty pizza and get a large cheese pizza FREE.

11am-2am: Booze Day Tuesday at House of Eden gets you the only topless bar in town AND $2 well drinks and $2 domestic drafts all day & night.

11:30am-1pm: The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce Networking Lunch at Colette’s Catering at the Meridian Club (1535 Deerpark Dr., 2nd Floor Banquet Center) is for Members and first-time guests ($15, or $20 at the door) to generate weekly leads and referrals, featuring a member presentation. RSVP by the preceding Friday required.

12-2pm: Join Cal State Fullerton for the new Center for Sport Performance Open House at the Kinesiology and Health Science Building (Room 221). The public is invited to the free event, which includes lunch and a presentation by the center’s director. To reserve a lunch contact Alma Gonzalez at

12pm-1am: Fullerton’s original Taco Tuesday isn’t only in downtown Fullerton! Check our Taco Tuesday Guide page to find out where to stuff your face!

1-2:15pm: Creation Station-Messy Art (Ages 4-9 year) at Belly Sprout is $80 for 6 weeks or $15 Drop-in. This exciting class promises to be a hit for your child, where they will chose their own materials to create their own masterpiece.

1:30pm: The Fullerton Collaborative meets at the Hunt Branch Library, and members of the public are welcome. Fullerton’s new City manager, Joe Felz, will present a mini-State of the City.

1:30pm: The Fullerton Senior Multi-Service Center offers free art classes led by veteran art educator Veronica Kortz, who teaches beginner through advanced-level students in the use of oil, acrylics, pastels and watercolors. Students must provide their own art supplies.

3-7pm: Happy Hour deals can be found using our HH Guide page. (Don’t forget it’s Taco Tuesday too!)

4pm: The After School Club at the Fullerton Library (Osborne Auditorium) is open to children kindergarten through 6 grade. Programs include storytelling, puppets, crafts, creative dramatics, hands-on demonstrations, and visits with special guests. (No registration required.)

4-9pm: At Ruby’s Diner (1301 S. Harbor Blvd.) Kids 12 and under get a Free Kid’s Meal!

4:15-6pm: The Mathematics Colloquium at Fullerton College (Berkeley Center) invites you to hear the weekly lecture series featuring internal and external faculty speakers in mathematics, computer science, and their applications. This week: Dr. Dana Clahane from Fullerton College.

5pm: Take part in the documentary screening and discussion at Cal State Fullerton University Hall, Room 252 – “The (hidden?) Dynamics of Female Sexual Desire and Orientation” for free.

5-9pm: Enjoy Service Industry Night at Cafe Hidalgo for 30% off. Be sure to bring your proof of employment.

5-9:30pm: Ziings’/TAO has a Fall Feast with all you can eat for $9.95 and $4 well drinks and $3 domestic drafts. AND at 8pm the Dueling Piano show starts.

5-10pm: Commonwealth Lounge has a Tuesday dinner deal. Get a $10 Garlic & Parmesan Prime Rib served with garlic Romano mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

5pm-1am: Don’t forget it’s Taco Tuesday! Food and drink deals are all over town!

6pm: The Fullerton American Legion Post 142 will meet at Sizzler Restaurant (1401 N. Harbor Blvd.) for a no-host dinner and meeting, open to all veterans.

6pm: Join Roscoe’s Famous Deli in downtown Fullerton’s SoCo District for Shuffleboard League night.

6-8pm: Learn American Sign Language (ASL) free at Eastside Christian Church, Room 216 (2505 Yorba Linda Blvd.) Join this class anytime. For more information email or call (714) 996-9669.

6pm-1am: $2 Tuesdays at Incahoots is 21+ Country couples dancing & line dancing. $2 Drink specials & Karaoke. Free dance lessons at 7 & 7:45pm. $5 cover ($3 before 7pm).

6:30pm: Join the OC Sierra Club Fullerton Singles Beginners Hike for an approximate 5-mile hike on various trails around Laguna Lake in Fullerton. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, bring water, a flashlight and money for optional dinner following the hike. The meeting spot is always the same, at the northeast end of Laguna Lake in Fullerton.

6:30pm: Join the free “Town and Gown” lecture series in the Osborne Auditorium at the Fullerton Main Library. This week Jeffrey Kottler, founder of Empower Nepali Girls, presents Changing People’s Lives While Empowering Your Own. The program will focus on the ways that people involved in service projects not only enrich the lives of others, but also facilitate their own growth and development.

7pm: The Fullerton Barbershop Chorus will meet at Eastside Christian Church (2505 Yorba Linda Blvd.) New members are always welcome. For more information call  (714) 871-7675.

7pm: Bedtime Bears at the Hunt Branch Library (Gallery Room) is an evening storytime for children and their families featuring stories, poetry, puppets, songs, films and crafts geared towards three to six years olds. Children are invited to wear their pajamas. Registration is required, please call (714) 738-3122.

7pm: The Civil Air Patrol Fullerton Composite Squadron 56 meets at the Aviation Facilities at the Fullerton Municipal Airport (2119 W. Commonwealth Ave.) Open to anyone 12 years of age or older. For more information email or call (714) 866-3203.

7pm: Join the Fullerton Fit Club with local coaches at the Holiday Inn (2932 E. Nutwood Ave.) Coaches fee is $5, guests are free and water is provided. Bring a towel and arrive early to register. Workout starts at 7pm. For more information contact Christy Carter at

7-9pm: The Fullerton Neighborhood Watch Association will meet at the Fullerton Police Department (237 W. Commonwealth Ave.) Meetings are open to the public.

7:30pm: Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir in downtown Fullerton will have The Cinema. This week’s free movie showing is Palm Beach Story (1942).

7:30pm: The Izaak Walton League of America, Fullerton Chapter will meet at the Izaak Walton Cabin at Hillcrest Park (1155 N. Lemon St.) New members welcome.

8pm-12am: Lucky John’s invites you to enjoy Bulk Buy May with them. Tonight: Add an extra shot to your drinks for only half price.

8pm-12am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will let you in free to see The Ron Kobayashi Trio.

8:30-11:30pm: Enjoy the free Dueling Piano Show at Ziings’/TAO in downtown Fullerton featuring 2 grand pianos played by some of the world’s best piano bar entertainers.

9pm-1am: Find out where you can sing karaoke in Fullerton using our Guides page!

9pm-2am: DJ L-ROC will spin all night at Bourbon Street in downtown Fullerton.

10pm-1am: One-time popular MTV rock band Dig will play live at Back Alley.

10pm-1am: College Night at Ziings’ means $2 Bud Light & $3 Widmer Hefeweizen Draft Beer All Night and DJ D-vious spinning Hip-Hop.

10pm-2am: 1992SDAYS at Commonwealth Lounge means All 90’s Hip Hop, Brit Pop, New Jack Swing, Deep House, R&B, Ska, and more. Tonight get special guests 2MEX & SPEECH IMPEDIMENTS. Also get $5 Late Night Menu and $3 Beer all for no cover!

10:30-11:30pm: Catch the Kogi BBQ food truck at Sunset Lounge for a late night dinner.

11pm-1am: Happy Hour at Stubrik’s late night is a dollar off draft beers and well drinks.

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10 May 2011

Fullerton events for Tuesday, May 10

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Daily Post