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16 Apr 2014

Fullerton events for Wednesday, April 16

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Daily Post

Get over hump day with wine deals, egg hunting and more!

To do today:

All Day: Matador Cantina will host a fundraiser on Wednesday, April 16 from 11 am until 2 am in support of employee Cucu Agusto as he battles a brain tumor. 20% of the day’s sales will be donated to help cover the high costs of Agusto’s medical treatment.

All Day: At Big’s Fullerton you can get $7.95 all you can eat Spaghetti with a drink purchase. Stadium Tavern now has Wine Wednesday all day, enjoy wine by the glass for $3. JP23 BBQ has $5 off all bottles of wine too.

6:30am: Join Wow! Nutrition downtown for free bootcamp! 444 N Harbor Blvd #116.

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.

10am & 10:45am: Get One-on-One Computer Tutoring at the Fullerton LibraryYou will get personalized help in a one-on-one computer session with one of their trained librarians.

10am-12pm: Calling all toddlers, preschoolers and their grownups! Join the Fullerton Museum Center for Stroller Brigade free with docent-led stories, puzzles and crafts in the main gallery of the Fullerton Museum.

10:15am: Toddler Storytime at the Fullerton Library is free. Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old, accompanied by an adult, are invited to come for stories, songs, and fingerplays.

11am: Book Babies Storytime at the Fullerton Library is free. Babies from birth to 17 months, accompanied by an adult, are welcome for a first group experience with stories, songs, and fingerplays.

11am-10:30pm: As recognition to all their vegan patrons, Les Amis has decided to make Wednesdays their vegan day! Come in and enjoy the culture special & soup because it will be meat & dairy free.

12-9pm: Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day at Zero to Hero Comics. Get new issues of comic books and 15% off all back issue comic books.

3-7pm: Get Happy Hour deals in Fullerton with our HH Guide page.

5-9pm: Bootlegger’s Brewery will have their Trivia Night and a food truck stopping by to serve dinner.

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

5-10pm: 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.

6pm: Wine Wednesday at Cafe Hidalgo is $20 for 6 wine tastes with fruit & cheeses with David McPhillips from American Wines & Spirits.

6pm: The Fullerton Library invites you to Celebrate National Library Week with a special movie screening of Storm Center, starring Bette Davis.

6-8pm: Dice House Games invites those interested in Dungeons & Dragons to D&D encounters, an open adventure for the public to participate in. This event comes with pre-generated characters and is a weekly 4.0 adventure. Everyone is welcome, free to play, just show up and be ready to roll some dice.

6-9pm: The Woman’s Club of Fullerton invites you to their monthly meeting. Their guest speakers this month are Chief Dan Hughes and Jay Williams of the Love Fullerton project. Find them at 1535 Deerpark Dr.

6pm-2am: Check out the 18+ Redneck Wednesday at Incahoots Fullerton. Cover charge is $12 for under 21 and $5 for 21+.

6:30pm: Join Wow! Nutrition downtown for free bootcamp! 444 N Harbor Blvd #116.

7pm: Head to Big’s Fullerton for Guru Sports Trivia. Bring a team or play by yourself, there are always lots of prizes and it’s free to play!

7pm: Comic Book Hideout invites you to come play for Game Night.

7-9pm: Upper Respiratory Health will be the topic of discussion at the free medical lecture at Morningside Retirement Community (800 Morningside Dr.) from Hana Bui, MD, Ear Nose and Throat specialist, St. Jude Medical Center.

7-11pm: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will have a free, all ages jazz show from The Edmund Velasco Quintet with Chris Williams.

7:30pm: For the month of April, Hibbleton Gallery film series will be showing animated films from around the world that are meant to inspire and spark conversation. Tonight the FREE screening is Persepolis directed by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi, based on the celebrated graphic novel.

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

8pm: Slidebar will host a Daniel Bonte & The Bona Fide21+, Free.

9pm: Slidebar wants you to Sing for Your Supper with karaoke every Wednesday night. The best singer gets a $50 Slidebar gift card. Everyone else gets to enjoy $4 well drinks and $5 Fireball and Jack Daniels. 21+.

9pm-1am: Use our Guides page to find karaoke in and out of downtown!

9pm-12am: It’s Wednesday Drown Night at Brian’s Beer & Billiards! Play some pool and get $1 Coors.

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15 Apr 2014

Fullerton events for Tuesday, April 15

Author: bulate | Filed under: Daily Post

Still reeling from those earthquakes a couple weeks ago? The library will host a free discussion which might help you figure out why they hit. You can also celebrate earth, get a free family portrait and oh yeah, eat tacos!

To do today:

All Day: Take advantage of  FREE Lifetouch Family Photography at the Fullerton YMCACome get your photo taken to be part of their facility family album at the Fullerton Y. Visit the Fullerton Y to get FREE professional photographs of your family during a 1-hour session. Each family will receive a 100% free (no sitting fees or other hidden fees!) 8×10 portrait of their family. Love the new family photo? You have the option to purchase additional portraits and sizes.

9am-2pm: Science, Morality and Improving the Human Condition will be the topic at hand at one Cal State Fullerton’s 20th annual Psychology Day lectures.  Michael Shermer, founder and publisher of Skeptic Magazine, will address “The Moral Arc of Science. How Science Has Bent the Arc of the Moral University Towards Truth, Justice, Freedom and Prosperity”at 10:30 a.m. and Elizabeth Davis of UC Riverside will discuss “Emotion Regulation in Childhood. A Biopsychosocial Approach” at 9:30 a.m. April 15 as the keynote speakers.

10am-2pm: Cal State Fullerton celebrates Earth Week today and tomorrow on campus and will feature a variety of events and programs ranging from a farmer’s market, green vehicle and energy efficiency expos to a daylong sustainability forum.

10:30am-12pm: You are invited to attend a free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar, hosted in conjunction with the Contractors State License Board. Come learn how to protect yourself or a family member from fraud and what to do if you become a victim of a scam. A panel of experts will provide information about various types of fraud at the Fullerton Community Center. This event is free.

10:45am: Wow! Nutrition is walking in Fullerton. Bring your walking shoes and your water bottle! Free shake, tea and aloe for first time walkers at 444 N. Harbor Blvd.

11am-2pm: Did you know that Two Saucy Broads Pizza has $5 lunch specials? (if you get a salad we highly recommend the house balsamic dressing!) They’re OPEN in their NEW LOCATION! Say hi to them by Bootlegger’s.

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

12pm-1am: Don’t forget you can stuff your face with Taco Tuesday deals in Fullerton!

3-7pm: Our HH Guide page will help you find Happy Hour deals in Fullerton.

4pm: After School Club at the Fullerton Library is free for children kindergarten through sixth grade. Programs include storytelling, puppets, crafts, creative dramatics, hands-on demonstrations, and visits with special guests.

4-10pm: I Got Cha Pizza has got your $2 Tuesday pizza deal. Get $2 pizza slices and $2 beer.

5-10pm: Enjoy dinner at Bourbon Street with a $10.95 Ribs SpecialCommonwealth Lounge and Florentine’s Grill has an everyday $10 dinner deal too!

5-10pm: If you don’t feel like cooking tonight and don’t have a hankering for tacos, check out Roman Cucina‘s “Pasta Night”, buy 1 pasta and get 2nd pasta 1/2 price.

5pm-2am: Head out to InCahoots for their Country Rockin’ Tuesdays 21+. Enjoy $2 drink specials all night. Cover charge is $3 before 7pm and $5 after. Dance lessons are at 7pm and 8pm. Get $2 PBR, and $2 Tacos and an outdoor patio with a FREE KARAOKE DJ. 

6pm-1am: Don’t forget you can stuff your face with Taco Tuesday deals in Fullerton!

6-8pm: Join Dice House Games for their D&D Lair Assault. Open to all Dungeons & Dragons fans, free to play.

6:30pm: The Fullerton City Council will meet at City Hall. The agenda this week includes: Commission/Committee Appointments, Las Vegas Railway Express MOA, Award of Tow Service contract, permit parking on streets, sewer projects, and others.

7pm: Bedtime Bears is free at the Fullerton Library. Enjoy the evening storytime for children 3-6 years old and their families, featuring stories, poetry, puppets, songs, films, crafts, and more.

7-9pm: Social Media Campfire is for and by Social Media Professionals who come together to discuss Social Media at Coworking Fullerton in downtown.

7-9pm: The Fullerton Public Library will host an earthquake program  at the Fullerton Public Library Community Room.  California State Fullerton Seismologist, Dr. David Bowman, will discuss what happened during the March 28 earthquake, which faults may have been responsible, and what this could mean for future earthquakes.

7-11pm: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will charge no cover for the The Chris Williams Sextet. 

7:30pm: Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir in downtown Fullerton will have The Cinema, a free movie night. Tonight: Memento (Rated R).

7:30pm: The Slidebar will have Rewind Tuesdays with 80s and 90s anthems and $1 tacos, $2 domestic drafts, $3 import drafts, $4 cocktails. 

9-11:30pm: 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: Get your taco and music fix with Bella Novela playing every Tuesday at The Continental Room for their Taco Tuesday Residency.

9pm: Big’s Fullerton will have Karaoke/Rock Band with a Video DJ with Taco Tuesday specials.

9pm-1am: Sing more karaoke in Fullerton, found out where with our Guides page.

If you’re looking for late night food near downtown, check the Taco Tuesday page and the Guides page for that information and more!

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14 Apr 2014

Fullerton events for Monday, April 14

Author: bulate | Filed under: Daily Post

File your taxes before tomorrow’s deadline and then enjoy a night out in Fullerton!

To Do today:

9-11am: Get a really great Service Industry Professionals deal with Rod the Chiropractor (515 E. Commonwealth Ave.) Take advantage of life enhancing chiropractic adjustments and get your week started feeling your best! ONLY $10 per visit EVERY MONDAY for all Service Industry Professionals.

10:15am: Toddler Storytime at the Fullerton Library is free for 18 months to 3 years (accompanied by an adult).

11am-2pm: Say farewell to the Dean of Visual Arts at Cal State Fullerton. Art students will paint the Double Scoop Ice Cream Cone structure in the Dean’s favorite flavors! (& many more surprises!) Students, faculty and staff are invited to come say their goodbyes and enjoy ice cream and light appetizers with the Dean at the visual arts main gallery.

11am-2am: Head to Big’s Fullerton for $3 You Call It Pints all night along with Build Your Own Burger.

11:15am: Book Babies Storytime at the Fullerton Library is free for babies to 17 month olds (accompanied by an adult).

1:30pm: Check out the Small Business Tax presentation at the Fullerton Library. Learn about running your home business.

3-6m: Get a really great Service Industry Professionals deal with Rod the Chiropractor (515 E. Commonwealth Ave.) Take advantage of life enhancing chiropractic adjustments and get your week started feeling your best! ONLY $10 per visit EVERY MONDAY for all Service Industry Professionals.

3-7pm: Find Happy Hour specials in Fullerton with our HH Guide page.

3:30-6pm: Students in 7th through 12th grade can get Homework Help at the Fullerton Library. Subject covered: Math (algebra 1 to calculus), most sciences, English , other subjects only if tutor is available. Guidelines: Students will bring their own supplies, pencils, calculators, paper, textbooks. Students must semi-understand material, tutors are here to help, not teach.

6pm: Head to 2J’s Lounge for Monday free pool!

6:30pm: The Parks and Recreation Committee will meet in council chambers at Fullerton City Hall.

6:45pm: Enjoy a free forum  at the Fullerton Library open to the public. Neighbors United for Fullerton is pleased to extend the opportunity for the community to come out and meet and hear from 65th District Assembly member Sharon Quirk-Silva, our elected representative in Sacramento.

7pm: Play board games in downtown. These games are fun, fast playing, and easily taught. The group is organized by and is held at Fullerton’s own Coworking Place.

7:30pm: Slidebar will have fun with a live show free, 21+ for a Battle for Warped Tour.

8pm: SoCal Trivia will be at Heroes Bar & Grill for some trivia fun tonight.

8-11pm: Head to Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe to see Bill Strout’s Big Band 2000 for a free, all ages show.

8-11pm: Cheap Date Night at Sunset Lounge means free pool and darts (free jukebox too – up to $20 in credits) AND $1.75 domestic beer and $2 well drinks.

9pm-1am: Sing karaoke in Fullerton, our Guides page will tell you where to go.

9:30pm: The Continental Room invites you to the Canyons April Monday night residency.

Get ahead, start planning for tomorrow with our Taco Tuesday guide!

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13 Apr 2014

Fullerton events for Sunday! April 13

Author: bulate | Filed under: Daily Post

Sunday Funday includes free outside shows, food and drink specials and a record swap! Get out there and live it up!

To do Today:

8am-1pm: At Big’s Fullerton get all you can eat Brunch with regular drink purchase for $9.99, or for $16.99 with bottomless mimosas.

10am: Want to create your own day? See what else is going on with the help of our Guides page.

10am-2pm: Head to Bourbon Street for their Sangria Brunch Buffet. Features a full array of signature California Cajun cuisine with all items made entirely from scratch using farm-fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. $26.99 with bottomless Champagne, Mimosa, or fresh, house-made Sangria, $29.99. You’ll find some hard core football fans there too!

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-4pm: Green Scene at the Fullerton Arboretum is not to be missed! For $8, $6 for Arboretum Members or with Titan Card, you’ll find over 80 specialty garden vendors offering extraordinary plants, handcrafted & custom garden art and pottery, Discovery Sessions featuring prominent speakers on a variety of inspiring garden topics, a food court, beer garden and more!

12-4pm: The Fullerton Arboretum will have their Potting Shed and Farm Stand open for you to pick out a nice selection for your home garden and fresh produce for your kitchen table.

12-6pm: Head to downtown Fullerton for the Continental Room‘s Record Swap (21+ only). They will have LA & OC county vendors bringing stacks of records up for grabs,a full bar and live deejays spinning vinyl. Entrance is free.

12-7pm: Dice House Games Day – Boardgames, RPGs, and other tabletop fun.

1pm: This special closing day of the Memories of World War II exhibit at the Fullerton Museum will include a meet and greet with World War II veterans. Free with Museum admission. Meet members of “The Greatest Generation” and learn about Fullerton’s role in World War II.

1pm: The Sunday Heroclix Tournament at Zero to Hero Comics is $5-$10 with prizes for winners.

2pm: STAGEStheater presents Loot for $20. A masterpiece of satirical dark farce, Loot follows the fortunes of two young thieves, Dennis and Hal.

4-7pm: Looking for Sunday Happy Hour options? Check out our HH Guide to help you on your quest.

5pm: Find an all ages show at Slidebar with The Expanders on their outside patio for their Sunday Funday.

5pm: Audiences may be familiar with the story of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES from the popular movie, The Birdcage, starring Robin Williams. Enjoy the stage production at Maverick Theater for $15 student, $25 general admission.

5pm: STAGEStheatre presents The American Dream. Written by Edward Albee, Directed by Philip Brickey. Tickets are $20.

6pm: Head to Comic Hero University for Heroclix.

7-11pm: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will have the Miles Davis Group for the free Steamers Straight No Chaser Sundays. 

7pm: Lil Debbie with Okim, Growdy and Macho Negro will be performing at  Slidebar for a free, 21+ live show.

9pm-1am: There’s a lot of places for karaoke in Fullerton on Sundays! Check out the rest, our Guides page will help you find out where!

9:30pm: The Continental Room will have The Abigails and special guest bands for their Sunday night residency in April.

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12 Apr 2014

Fullerton events for Saturday! April 12

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Daily Post

Who’s ready for the weekend? There are a lot of special events happening today!

To do Today:

All Day: Green Bliss The Cafe in downtown Fullerton will celebrate their 2 year Anniversary! Check it out for free Henna tattoos (1-3pm) raffles all day long, a photo booth (3-7pm), Free coffee cupping (7-8pm) and free munchies and more.

9am: Head to Fullerton Arboretum for Yoga in the Garden. Connect with nature and your spirit as you practice yoga in their beautiful garden setting. Music, spare mats, and snacks are provided. $13/members $15/nonmembers.

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: Find something new for you garden when the Fullerton Arboretum has their Potting Shed open. Also, check out their Farm Stand which will also be open.

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: The FACES of Fullerton event is free and open to the public. The Downtown Museum Plaza will offer free food, drinks, education and crafts and entertainment to families and people of all ages. This is a hugely popular event ever year, don’t miss it – this year the theme is In Friendship and Peace.

10am-4pm: Green Scene at the Fullerton Arboretum is not to be missed! For $8, $6 for Arboretum Members or with Titan Card, you’ll find over 80 specialty garden vendors offering extraordinary plants, handcrafted & custom garden art and pottery, Discovery Sessions featuring prominent speakers on a variety of inspiring garden topics, a food court, beer garden and more!

11am: Paint for a Cause is a 21 and over event that will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Head to Spiked Paint in Fullerton for some drinking and painting.

11am-2pm: Check out the Easter Egg Hunt at the Fullerton Family YMCA! For free! Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy a BBQ, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Snow Cones, Games & More! Egg Hunts divided by age/ability: Preschool, youth, and special needs.

12pm: Tau Theta Pi presents their 3rd annual Children’s Spring Carnival at Tuffy Lawn, Cal State Fullerton. Enjoy concession stands, live performances, games, food trucks, photo booth, prizes and more. Proceeds will go toward the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Orange County.

12pm: Join the Social Media Campfire Meetup group of professionals to have a higher level of discussion for those who work in social media (No “newbies” or social media 101). The group meets at Coworking Fullerton (111 N. Harbor Blvd. (above Matador and The Brick Basement).

1-4pm: Encaustic Collage at artside studio will teach you how to play with hot plates, heat guns, wax, stencils, stamps and papers. Cost: $35 plus $15 materials fee.

1-5pm: Join DiceHouse Games for a Magic Standard Peasant Event. $2 entry fee.

2-9pm: Bootlegger’s Brewery will have another Sport Your Stein Night (with a food truck there to serve you dinner starting at 5pm). Bring your own stein/cup/drinking vessel, and they will fill it for a special price! Plus there will be a Best Stein competition at 7:30pm!

3pm: Slidebar will have an All Ages show with Shooter Jennings and friends .

3-6pm: Head to Roadkill Ranch & Boutique for their Pre-Viva Shopping Party. Enjoy games, prizes and giveaways and meet and greet designers!

4-7pm: Find out who has Happy Hour specials on Saturday in Fullerton with our HH Guide page!

5pm: STAGEStheatre presents The American Dream. Written by Edward Albee, Directed by Philip Brickey. Tickets are $20.

5-7pm: Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir will have live music

5-8pm: Hearsay: Artists Reveal Urban Legends will include approximately 35 artists who will each create artwork based on an urban legend with special significance to them. Enjoy it and the opening reception at the Begovich Gallery at Cal State Fullerton.

5-9pm: Head to Bootlegger’s Brewery  where you’ll find a food truck as well as great beer.

6pm: Enjoy the Pokemon League at Zero to Hero Comics with prizes for winners.

6-9pm: Dice House Games welcomes all to their Magic Booster Draft, cost is $15, prizes will be awarded.

7:30pm: Fullerton Union High School presents Little Shop of Horrors at Plummer Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for students and seniors and $12 for adults/general admission.

8pm: Maverick Theater presents La Cage Aux Folles for $25; students: $15.

8pm: Break Anchor featuring Jason Navarro of Suicide Machines will play a free show with Roll the Tanks and French Exit at The Slidebar for a free, 21+ show.

8pm: STAGEStheater presents Loot for $20. A masterpiece of satirical dark farce, Loot follows the fortunes of two young thieves, Dennis and Hal.

8:30pm-1am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will be featuring Nutty Jazz for Jetsetters for a $10 all ages show.

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.

8:30pm: Karaoke & Music Videos collide every Saturday night at The Bench 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-Midnight: Hear live music on the patio at The Pint House.

9pm: Head to Big’s Fullerton for a show from James Intveld.

10pm: The Night Owl will have live music.

10pm: Hear a free live show at Stubrik’s.

10:30pm: The Lobby will perform at STAGEStheater for Spectacles Improv Engine. $7.

11pm: Check out Improv Shmimprov, they perform Friday and Saturday nights at 11pm at the Maverick Theater for only $5.

Get more karaoke with our list on the Guides page!

And get late night food near downtown Fullerton till 4 am! Check our Guides page for that information and more!

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