Have you ever been interested in learning different photography techniques? We’ve got a class for you! There’s also a French Film Festival, live jazz and more. Start your weekend early!
>Construction will begin approximately on February 18, 2014 for the Bastanchury Sewer Replacement and Street Rehabilitation Project. The construction is expected to be completed within 15 weeks. Work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Sewer construction will mostly impact traffic on northbound Euclid St and westbound Bastanchury Rd, however, one lane of through traffic will remain open in each direction. Street resurfacing operations will impact both directions of travel on Bastanchury; however, one lane of traffic will remain open in each direction.
To Do today:
All Day: The Reading Department at Fullerton College is holding a book drive from Sunday, March 2 through Sunday, March 9 in honor of the college’s Centennial celebration. Event organizers are requesting new or gently used fiction and non-fiction books suitable for students enrolled in grades K-12. Book bins will be available at multiple locations on campus, at the Fullerton Train Station and at the Fullerton Public Library Main Branch. The books collected will be donated to various Fullerton community centers and schools. The book drive will coincide with Read Across America, which this year falls on Sunday, March 2.
All Day: Join HopScotch, JP23 BBQ & Smokehouse, Matador Cantina, Palapa Bar, and The Cellar throughout OC Cocktail Week (March 2-8) and celebrate with special cocktail and food pairings priced at $20.14 per person.
8:30-10am: Dr. John Zamarra will discuss how transcendental meditation can be incorporated into the treatment of medical problems such as hypertension, heart disease, and others, as well as its value in improving our lifestyle satisfaction at the Fullerton Library. Dr. Zamarra is a Fullerton cardiologist and preventative health specialist.
9-10:30am: The Technology Working Group assists the City with the development of a Telecommunications Master Plan that incorporates wireless, fiber optic and new hybrid-fiber-coax (HFC) technologies. They will hold their meeting in the Redevelopment Conference Room of the City Hall.
10:15 & 11:15am: Join the Fullerton Library for Preschool storytime. 3-6 year olds will enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts, and puppets.
12-3pm: Free income tax preparation assistance for low- and moderate-income senior citizens will be offered at the Fullerton Community Center. Volunteers trained by the Internal Revenue Service will be at the Center to assist seniors in the preparation of their individual tax returns. Appointments are required for seniors wishing to take advantage of the free service by calling the Center at (714) 738-6305.
12:30-2pm: Seven Decades of Tremendous Change: The Shifting Situation of Gay and Lesbian Americans since World War II will be the title of the seminar given by John Ibson, Professor of American Studies, CSUF at the Mackey Auditorium on Cal State Fullerton’s Campus as part of the Osher Life Learning Institute.
1pm: The Fullerton Main Library will have a free Thursday Matinee with: Jaws (1975).
2-7pm: The Bench Sports Bar has Taco Thursday with $3 Tacos ($3 for 3 Chicken, Potato or Carnitas Tacos), $3.50 Corona, Corona Light or Pacifico bottles, $4 Pints of Dos Equis Lager and $3.50 Margaritas (upgrade tequila for $3 more).
3:30-6pm: Homework Help at the Fullerton Library is for 7th-12th graders, students bring their own supplies, and must semi-understand material, tutors are here to help, not teach. Tutors will not do student’s homework or write their essays, only provide assistance.
5pm-close: Big’s Fullerton has a dinner deal for Baseball Cut Top Sirloin and shrimp dinner for $11! Check it out.
5-9pm: Catch a food truck at Bootlegger’s Brewery.
6:30pm: Learn from the pros about everything “photo” at Fullerton Photographics. Their six session photography course includes classes on light, exposure, and composition. Also included are two hands on sessions where you’ll use your learned skills on a fun photo walk through downtown Fullerton. The series begins tonight and runs Thursday evenings through April 10. The cost of this semester course is $299. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Gaby Mullinax at 714-525-3233 or email at [email protected]
7pm: Noises Off by Michael Frayn, will be preformed at Fullerton College for only four shows. Directed by Chuck Ketter, Noises Off is described by the New York Times as, “The most dexterously realized comedy ever about putting an a comedy. A spectacularly funny, peerless backstage farce. This dizzy well-known romp is a festival of delirium.” Pre-sale tickets are $12.50, tickets purchased at the door are $15. Tickets can be purchased from the Fullerton College Box Office in person or over the phone by calling 714-992-7150
7pm: The Fullerton Jazz Orchestra (formerly Jazz Ensemble I), directed by Bill Cunliffe will be performing at the Cal State Fullerton Clayes Performing Arts Center for $10.
7pm & 7:45pm: Sign up for one on one Overdrive Tutoring at the Fullerton Library to get help downloading books onto your eReader device.
7-9pm: There will be a Djembe Drumming & Drum Circle Workshop held at The Owl’s Lantern for $20. This workshop will devote more time to learning the basic hand positions on the W. African djembe drum – bass, tone, slap. We’ll work on some rhythm exercises, then play a two-part rhythm. Drums and chairs are provided.
7-11pm: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will host a free, all ages, show with The Great Gypsy Jazz with Hedgehog Swing.
7:30pm: The Fullerton College French Festival committee is proud to announce the lineup for the 5th annual French Film Festival planned for two consecutive weekends in March. The films for tonight: FORCES SPÉCIALES (SPECIAL FORCES). All movies will be shown in French with English subtitles. Screenings will be in Fullerton College’s Wilshire Auditorium, across from the main campus. Admission is $6.50, and tickets will be available at the door.
7:30-10pm: Listen to or play covers, original music or just improvise at the jam session at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir. Get there early to sign-up.
8pm: Enjoy an improv show presented by Spectacles Improv Engine. For $7 catch Fancy Hobo at STAGEStheatre.
8pm: Stadium Tavern has trivia night with free popcorn.
8-10pm: Dollhouse is the latest theater production from Cal State Fullerton’s Department of Theater and Dance and will be performed at the Clayes Performing Arts Center for $11.
8-11pm: Chomp has all you can eat Sushi for $23.
8pm-12:30am: Roscoe’s Famous Deli has Old School Night with a DJ.
9pm: Big’s Fullerton hosts Karaoke & Music Video Night every Thursday! Sing or play your heart out on 4 projection screens with over 50,000 songs along with the ability to purchase songs in the event it’s not in their book! Great Food & Drink Specials!!
9pm: There will be a free, 21+ show from Dear Boy with Conway and The Kyms at Slidebar.
9pm: Enjoy an improv show presented by Spectacles Improv Engine. For $7 catch Fart Jar at STAGEStheatre. Stick around for their double feature show, The Mechanicals.
9pm-1am: Sing karaoke in Fullerton – find out where with our Guides page!