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Thursday 7/14

Are you still looking for ways to keep the kids busy? We have storytimes, Algebra classes and swimming lessons to keep them active this summer. And while they’re occupied you can keep busy at the Farmers Market or the numerous Happy Hour and lunch specials going on around town. Also, don’t forget to mark your calendars with all the events coming up!

Announcements:

The Twisted Vine will be having their Summer Beer Fest this Saturday July 16th, from 12-3pm. $35 per person and includes BBQ plate. Enjoy 12 fabulous beers from the Twisted Vine (3oz. tasters). In addition, George will be serving up his famous pulled pork sandwiches with some homemade sides, so bring your appetite!

Sunday, July 17  Neighbors United For Fullerton (NUFF) will be holding their annual meeting for members and prospective members from 4-6pm. There will be refreshments as well as council member Bruce Whitaker there to discuss city issues and challenges as he sees them. For more info call (714)293-7084 or (714)879-3847 or email RSVP@nuffpac.org.

Also this Sunday, July 17, 5-8pm STAGEStheatre will hold Auditions for “Dragula!” a comic adaptation of the novel “Dracula” by Bram Stoker. All roles require drag to varying degrees. RSVP on the facebook event page for further details to come.

Mark your calendars now for Fullerton Public Library‘s dedication ceremony and celebration on Saturday, July 23 to commemorate the Main Library’s re-opening and expansion. Activities are planned for the whole family, including author book signings, raffles, a children’s puppet show, and a performance by Grammy Award-nominated singer Zak Morgan.The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with the Main Library reopening for activity immediately after. Further information about the opening festivities or the expansion project may be obtained by calling the Fullerton Main Library at (714) 738-6388.

Buy your tickets now for the Aug. 27 6-9pm 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. Ticket prices are as follows: $55 Alumni Association Members, $65 Non-Members, $100 VIP (includes exclusive private tastings and special gift), $550 Alumni Association Members Table (Table of 10), $650 Non-Members Table (Table of 10).

Things to do today:

7:15am: The Fullerton Sunrise Rotary Breakfast Meeting will be held at the Meridian Sports Club (1535 Deerpark Dr.) and new members are welcome. For more information contact Carolyn Johnson at (714) 743-8670.

9am: Today is the start of the Cal State Fullerton’s UEE “Algebra I” class for children hoping to get a head start on the next school year. Also starting to day is the next Learn to Swim Camp 10 day session. Certified by the Red Cross, this class is 30 minutes of instruction per day with start times varying by experience level. Contact CSUF University of Extended Education or Titan Youth Sports for more info.

9:30am: Visit the Fullerton Senior Multi-Service Center (340 W. Commonwealth Ave.) for the free knitting and crochet class, new members are welcome.

10am-2pm: Free public lectures on topics that explore heroic pursuits, practical matters and issues of the day are being offered this summer by Cal State Fullerton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (Ruby Gerontology Center). The university affinity group of retired and semiretired individuals is dedicated to the pursuit of lifelong learning. This week Lyon Air Museum at the OC’s John Wayne Airport and the history of air navigation will be addressed by Tom Matthey, retired captain, U.S. Air Force and docent of the Lyon Air Museum.

10:30am: Join the Hunt Branch Library for Wheels on the Bus Summer Storytime. Registration is required for the program with songs, crafts, puppet shows and more aimed at 3-6 year olds.

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

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-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-2am: At House of Eden you’ll not only get the only topless bar in town but Thirsty Thursday too; $2 well drinks and $2 domestic drafts all night.

11am-2am: Thirsty Thursday at Slidebar in downtown Fullerton gets you $3 Domestic Pints and $6 Super 32oz. Mugs.

11:30am-12am: Thursday is all you can eat Pintxo (a large Basque style of tapas) for $19.95 a person with beverage purchase at Lizarran in downtown Fullerton.

11:30am-2:30pm: Join the Summit House Restaurant for The Twenty Dollar Lunch. Get three courses of their culinary teams’ creativity, including the English Cut of their famous Prime ribs of Beef with all the trimmings and many other special treats for only $20, inclusive.

2:30pm: Join the Hunt Library (Gallery Room) for Afternoon Live. This free afternoon is for grades 1+. This week the Wildlife Company presents Out of Africa.

3pm: East West is offering Yoga classes with Dr. David Karaba. The first class is free! Call (714) 871-7118 to get signed up.

3-5pm: Enjoy free bowling every Thursday at Cal State Fullerton in the Titan Bowl and Billiards! Shoe rental not included!

3-7pm: Use our HH Guide page to find Happy Hour deals in Fullerton.

4-5pm: Join the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce as they welcome Mestizos Fresh Mex Grill (1117 N. Harbor Blvd.) to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

4-8:30pm: Get fresh produce and fruits, nuts, crafts, clothing, food, kids activities and a beer & wine garden at the Fullerton Thursday Farmers Market (Wilshire Ave., between Harbor & Pomona). This week hear live music from the Showkillers. This market first timer will have you dancing to some Reggae, Rock and Soul music. (ALSO, did you know that if you take your Fullerton Museum Center beer garden plastic Mug to Back Alley after the market you can get $2 domestic refills!?)

4-10pm: Ladies Night at Commonwealth Lounge means extended Happy Hour specials: 1/2 Select Appetizers, $4 Crafts on Drafts, $4 Well Cocktails, $5 Sangria and select martinis and wines!

5-9pm: Bootlegger’s Brewery will have their tasting room open and dinner served by both Bacon Mania food truck and Dos Chinos food truck! WHY 2 trucks? Because they’re re-releasing their popular Knuckle Sandwich brew!

5pm-12am: ENVY Ultra Lounge brings you 2 for 1 Bud Light until 11pm tonight AND $4 well drinks & $3 Cactus Cooler shots until 12am!

5pm-12am: Thirsty Thursday gets you 50% off select bottles of wine with the purchase of an entree at Karma Kabob. (One offer per party. Cannot combine offers.)

5:30-9pm: The last fundraiser before the Ride for 9-11 heads east to the FDNY Memorial at Ground Zero is today! Come join the riders for food, drinks, and fun at Roscoe’s Famous Deli. Tickets are $20 at the door which includes deli style food and two beverages with ½ of the proceeds benefiting the Ride for 9-11. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, and Ride for 9-11 t-shirts, hats, & jerseys available for purchase. There will also be fire apparatus staged outside on Commonwealth Ave. and the Orange County Pipes and Drums will be setting the atmosphere.

Don’t forget it’s Thirsty Thursday at House of Eden and Slidebar too.

6-10pm: Thirsty Thursday at NYPD Pizza in downtown Fullerton gets you $1 Domestic Drafts and $2 Import Drafts.

6-11pm: It’s Dollar Mania at AMF Carter Lanes! Get the best value for your dollar and fun for your bowl! The $5 cover charge gets you $1 games and $1 shoe rental with a minimum of 3 bowlers per lane.

6:30pm: The Fullerton Civic Light Opera (FCLO) Music Theatre brings back the Skyroom Summer Series with “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” A Musical Comedy. 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.

6:30-7:30pm: Join the Fullerton Main Library (Osborne Auditorium (Room B) for their Ketterman College Funding classes. College admissions and financial aid class for parents and high school students will be available and open to the public. Please contact for reservation.

7-8pm: Prenatal Yoga and Birth Preparation at Belly Sprout will ease pregnancy symptoms and prepare you for childbirth through simple yet effective postures and breathing techniques. No yoga experience necessary. Must be at least 12 weeks pregnant. Bring your own mat. Class is 6 weeks for $96. (No drop-ins or make-ups.)

7-8:30pm: Join Temple Beth Tikvah for Israeli dancing for $3 per person. RSVP by calling (714) 871-3535.

7-9pm: The 5-course, 5-beer dinner at Commonwealth Lounge with Bootlegger’s Brewery is $42 Per Person. Seating is limited. If they aren’t already sold out you can call now to reserve (714) 525-8888.

7-10pm: Enjoy free live music from The Black Sheep Show at McClain’s Coffeehouse. The Black Sheep Show, run by Orange County musician Mike Vitale, is an attempt at bringing better-than-average musicians together for an intimate evening of locally brewed talent.

7:30pm: Jonathan Blake Salazar will speak at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center as part of their poetry salon for $10. This local Orange County artist has won several local music awards.

7:30-10pm: Listen to or play covers, original music or just improvise at the jam session hosted by “The Geezer with the Guitar” at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir. Get there early to sign-up.

8pm: Club Electrik inside Alebrije (1641 Placentia Ave.) is 18+ for $10.

8pm: The Fullerton College Theatre Arts department and Standing Room Only present: Les Miserables, School Edition with music by Alain Boubil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. and staged by Gary Krinke and John Vaughan. The $12 show is in the Fullerton College Campus Theatre.

8pm: Stadium Tavern has trivia night with free popcorn.

8-11pm: Chomp has all you can eat Sushi for $20.

8-11pm: At The Pint House you can enjoy live music from Don Johnson.

8pm-12am: Lucky John’s invites you for their Summer Specials, Thursday with Giant 32oz MiniPitcher Cocktails.

8pm-12am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will have a free show from The Banda Bros Latin Jazz Band.

8:30-10:30pm: Catch College Thursday’s at Slidebar and get 50% off all food and booze with a college ID and $3 Bud Lights. Also, stick around for a free show from Left Alone with Los Kung Fu Monkeys.

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: Burger Records will have movie night.

9pm-1:30am: Roscoe’s Famous Deli will have Old School Nights with a DJ.

9pm-2am: Head to Bourbon Street for Ladies Night and DJ Ruffnek, Live Video, 80?s Movies, Commercials, and Remixes! And of course drink specials.

9pm: The College is an 18+ weekly event at Club Rio at InCahoots (1401 S. Lemon St.) and with College ID & RSVP you’ll get in free (send your full name to 562-842-4918 or collegefunabc@gmail.com). Enjoy 2 bars (21+), a smoking & taco patio, dance floor and DJs from the OC, LA and IE for $10 general admission or $20 VIP Express Line.

9pm-12am: Hear SoCal Distortion play live at 2J’s Lounge.

9pm-12am: Join Revolucion 1910 Cantina for College Thirsty Thursdays and get $2 Bud Light and Evans Lager.

9pm-1am: Thirsty Thursday at Back Alley means $2.50 pints of Budweiser, Coors Lite, Bass and Guinness with a DJ usually up front and 80s in the back.

9pm-1am: Sing karaoke in Fullerton – find out where with our Guides page!

9:30pm-close: Cantina Lounge has Cantina Thursdays for 18+ club night. Ladies are free before 11pm on Guestlist, 18+ $10 before 11pm on guest list, 21+ free before 11pm on guest list and 18+ $15/ 21+$5 General Admission. DJs Armpit and Macavelli spinning. (guestlist@thecomotion.com)

10pm: Ziings’ club atmosphere has a DJ and $3 Kirin Ichiban Drafts and $3 Kamikaze Shots.

10pm-1am: The Nerdy Thursday Variety Show at Mulberry St. Ristorante is a free weekly variety show featuring live music, poetry, comedy, mini presentations, quizzes, film screenings and more.

10pm-1am: Hear live music from Danny Maika Trio at Stubrik’s. And from 11pm-1am Happy Hour is a dollar off draft beers and well drinks.

10pm-close: Heroes has Late Night Happy Hour for $1 off all beers and 12″ pizzas for $8 (cheese or pepperoni only).

11pm: If you’re lucky Mr. Hotbunz might be at ENVY Ultra Lounge for bacon dogs at $3 each or two for $5.

Find out where to get more late night food near downtown at our Guides page. Or follow us on Twitter to find out when food trucks come to town unannounced!

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14 Jul 2011

Fullerton events for Thursday, July 14

Author: bulate | Filed under: Daily Post

Sunday 3/27

Celebrate the end of the weekend with all these great things to do!

7:30am: The Rockin’ Roadrunner Run/Walk Challenge at Lion’s Field (1440 N. Brea Blvd.) is a challenging obstacle course with ropes, tires and tunnels created by Rolling Hills Elementary. The cost is $30, Team fee $10 per person min. 5 people per team, kid’s fun run $10 and all proceeds will fund Rolling Hills Elementary physical education and library service programs.

9am-1pm: Build your own omelette (up to 20 items) at Roscoe’s Famous Deli in the SOCO District of downtown Fullerton.

9am-2pm: Big’s Bar & Grill has all you can eat Brunch with regular drink purchase for $9.99, or for $15.99 with bottomless mimosas. Drink specials include $4.50 large domestics, $5 bloody marys, and $12 bucket of beer – 5 bottles domestic per bucket.

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.

10am: Join local Tito Branca for yoga in the park this Sunday at Hillcrest Park at the stage area above the parking lot at the corner of E. Valley View & Lemon. Questions email yogainthapark@ gmail.com or call/text (626) 757-2016.

10am-2pm: Join Cantina Lounge for LIVE SUNDAY for $15.99 Brunch and $4.99 All You Can Drink Mimosas and then live bands from 1-4pm. This week hear The Chris Anderson Group.

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.

10am-3pm: Sunday Funday at Slidebar means you can take the family for an all you can eat $25 Brunch & Bottomless Mimosas, kids 1/2 price!

10am-4pm: The Clearance Sale in The Potting Shed at the Fullerton Arboretum is open this weekend. No charge for admission and clearance sales apply to plants only.

11am-1pm; Join Go Country 105 for their first training walk at Slidebar. The team will be there with Ashley Paige, the Go Country Street Team and Don Francisco will be serving coffee from the mobile coffee unit!

11am-4pm: Joshua Christopher Salon will host a charity CUT-O-THON for The Fullerton Technology Foundation supporting Fullerton School District. Enjoy food, drinks, music, haircuts, and great vibes. 100% of profits will be donated,  services: Haircuts $25, Blow Dry/Style $20, Deep Conditioning $10. No appointment necessary. First come first serve.

11am-6pm: Hair of the Dog Sunday at House of Eden treats you to $2 Bloody Marys and $2 Mimosas with the only topless girls in town.

11:30am-10pm: Sangria Sunday at Lizarran means you can buy 1 pitcher of Sangria and get the 2nd free in downtown Fullerton.

12pm: Cal State Fullerton Softball plays a doubleheader vs. Cal State Bakersfield at Anderson Family Field. Admission is Adults: $7, Seniors and Youths: $5.

12-4pm: 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.

12-4pm: The Pint House has Sunday Lunch Specials for $7.95 and $8.95 including drinks.

12pm-2am: The Weekly Tastings at The Twisted Vine in downtown Fullerton (run through Wednesday) include Flight 1: Salvestrin – St. Helena, Ca, $20 for a 2oz pour of 3 wines, Flight 2: Ceago – Lake County, Ca, $15 for a 3oz pour of 3 wines, AND Flight 3: Create Your Own Beer Flight for $12 with a 5oz. pour of three beers from the following list, Blanche de Bruxelles – White Beer, The Bruery – Saison de Lente, The Lost Abbey – Ten Commandments, Avery – Dugana IPA, or Port Brewing – Old Viscosity.

1pm: Chris Anderson Group will play Cantina Lounge for Live Sundays.

1-4pm: Hear Dixieland Jazz with The Golden Eagles at Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe.

1-5pm: Enjoy Sunday Funday at Bourbon Street with the Crawfish Boil Big Easy Style for $15, and $2 Bloody Marys and mimosas, with live entertainment. Happy hour is 4-7pm with $4 well drinks, domestic draft beer and house wine, plus a Sunday-only $4 Hurricane special! Breakfast is served until 2pm, and the entire menu (lunch and dinner) is available at noon.

1-5pm: The Quartermania Fundraiser at the Holiday Inn & Suites – Royal Ballroom (2932 E. Nutwood Ave.) will benefit the 8th Grade Washington, DC trip for Fisler School in Fullerton. Bring quarters to bid on more than 70 items, there will also be raffles and a 50/50 drawing. Auction begins promptly at 2pm. Arrive early to check in, get a paddle & grab a seat and meet vendors who are donating time and products for this event.

1-5pm: If you stay at House of Eden till 1pm you’ll get to be a part of Photo Shoot Sundays where you can watch, direct & join the Eden girls during a photo shoot.

1-5pm: Pursuit Cyclery Presents: The Spring GoldSprint Series at I Got Cha Pizza in downtown Fullerton. They’ll be running some FREE races during registration, with some lovely prizes: food, drinks, bike stuff, life stuff. You don’t have to be 21 for the food, but if you want the drinks, bring your ID! Registration starts at 1pm and the tournament will begin at 2:30pm. Cost is $6 and includes a slice of pizza. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for each tournament.

2pm: 365 Days is $10 at Cal State Fullerton Hallberg Theatre, a gut-wrenching chamber theatre piece, which follows the harrowing, actual experiences of Ronald J. Glasser, during his time as a medic overseas, in the Vietnam conflict.

2pm: Footloose: The Musical is presented at Cal State Fullerton’s Little Theater for $20.

2pm: STAGES Theatre presents Twelfth Night – A Bold New Staging of Shakespeare’s rollicking comedy – for  $20, $17 for students and seniors.

2-4pm: The Heritage House Weekend Tours continue this weekend at the Fullerton Arboretum. Reservations not required; tours free however voluntary donations of $2/person are encouraged to help support the Heritage House.

2-6pm: Fullerton Community Nursery School (2050 Youth Way) will host their Family Fun Day intended for families with young children who are interested in experiencing the school, meeting teachers and having fun with crafts, games, music, food, and prizes. All ages of children are welcome.

3-5:30pm: The Tropical Shave Ice truck will be in downtown Fullerton serving tasty treats.

3:30pm: Fullerton Friends of Music presents a free concert by the Henschel Quartet for the 5th and final concert of their season at Sunny Hills Performing Arts Center (1501 Warburton Way).

4pm: The Maverick Theater presents their production of The Wedding Singer, for $20 and suitable for ages 13+.

4pm: Southern Fried Sundays at Slidebar starts, you’ll get half off wells, drafts and select appetizers and hear Double Wide perform.

4-7pm: Find out who has weekend Happy Hour specials in Fullerton with our HH page.

5pm: Julius Caesar is presented by STAGES Theatre for $10/$12.

5-9pm: Roscoe’s Famous Deli invites you to hear the Voodudes play live.

5-10pm: Salon & Service Industry Night at Commonwealth Lounge in downtown Fullerton serves those in the Salon & Service industry to 1/2 off the entire dinner menu. (Dine with up to 3 non-industry guests with proof of employment.)

5:30pm: The Cellar helps the Japanese relief effort (last night tonight!) with a 4-course Japanese theme prix fixe dinner of which $10 of every meal benefits the American Red Cross Japanese Relief Effort. Executive Chef Sean Nemetz has crafted the $45 per person menu that includes: Seared sushi grade tuna under saffron risotto and finished by a Sriracha mango buerre blanc, Lemongrass consommé with sea urchin roe resting on a potato nest, Grilled Korabuta pork chop with wasabi potato puree and a sweet chili cream sauce and Green tea crème brûlée with honey-ginger Chantilly. Space is limited and reservations are recommended by calling (714) 525-5682.

5:30-9pm: The Cal State Fullerton Association of Chinese Students presents Wong Fu Productions in the Titan Student Union Pavilion, for $20 (to support the ACS). They will be speaking about their experience in the industry and screen new/unreleased work. (Parking in the TSU structure is free on weekends.)

7pm: As You Like It continues the Hunger Artists tradition of presenting modern, relevant Shakespeare productions. General admission is $18, $15 for students/seniors with ID.

8-10pm: Get $3 well drinks & $3 domestic beers at 2J’s Lounge for Power Hour.

8-11pm: Xtreme Bowling at AMF Carter Lanes let’s you head out tonight with friends (3 person minimum) for an even better deal for fun bowling in the dark! For $12.50 you’ll get 2 hours of bowling & shoe rental with Xtreme lighting, sound & fun!

8pm-1am: The New Jazz Jam at Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe invites local musicians and singers of all levels to join a core trio of Evan Stone, Roger Shew and Matt Politano up on stage for $2. Drink specials include $4 well drinks and $5 martinis (jam only).

9pm-1am: You’re probably better than Rebecca Black… try out karaoke in Fullerton, find out where with out guide.

9:30pm-1am: Cocinando Presents MUSICA DE ALMA – Live World Music featuring Resident DJ CONCISE and Umo Verde at Commonwealth Lounge, free.

10:30pm: The Continental Room will host their Sundays in March resident punk band Chicken or Fish who will also host guest bands Canyons, Cum Stain, and Tony Johnson and the Shapeshifters.

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

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27 Mar 2011

Fullerton events for Sunday! March 27

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Uncategorized