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Monday 6/27

Just because it’s Monday doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to do! Learn to dance, become an Olympian at Roscoe’s or check out local Indie music with The Steelwells, who were featured in February’s Rolling Stone,  at Commonwealth Lounge. See, Mondays can be as cool as the weekend!

Announcements:

Today is the LAST DAY to to turn in applications from persons interested in filling a vacancy on the Energy and Resource Management Committee, an advisory group to the Fullerton City Council. Deadline for returning the applications is 5pm today. The Energy and Resource Management Committee advises the council on such matters as city-wide recycling programs, alternate energy sources and energy conservation measures. The vacancy is for an unexpired term that ends Dec. 31, 2012. Applicants must be Fullerton residents or be employed in Fullerton, and the position is volunteer (unpaid). Call the Fullerton City Clerk’s Office (714) 738-6571 for more information.

Plan Ahead: The Water Rate Study Ad Hoc Committee will hold a second public meeting at 4pm, Thursday, June 30, in the Council Chambers of Fullerton City Hall (303 W. Commonwealth Ave). The water rate study was prompted by the prospect of insufficient funds in the city budget to meet the rising costs of needed improvements to the city’s water infrastructure (pipelines, reservoirs, pump station equipment and wells). The results of the study and the proposed water rate increases are expected to be brought to the City Council in July. Further information about the June 30 meeting or the water rate study may be obtained by calling the Office of Water Engineering at Fullerton City Hall at (714) 738-6845.

To do today:

All Day: From today through July 11 the Small Dog Area of the Pooch Park will be closed to allow for grass recovery and maintenance repairs from heavy use. There will be a temporary area fenced off in the large dog area for small dogs during the closure.

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-2pm: Through the end of June, Sonic Drive-In (441 N. Placentia Ave.) is offering a free medium cherry limeade with any purchase.

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-12:30am: The Monday Special at Les Amis in downtown Fullerton: Buy any two grand sandwiches and get a free petite hummus.

12pm: The Kiwanis Club of Fullerton will meet at Wyndham Hotel (222 W. Houston Ave.) New members are welcome. For more information call (714) 255-0925.

12pm: Summer is finally here and it is the perfect time to get out of your house! Get some exercise and explore the city with the help of our Bicycling guide.

12pm: Soroptimist International of Fullerton will meet at Anaheim Park Hotel (222 W. Houston Way). The organization is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. Cost is $15 for lunch. For more information call Leslie at (714) 577-4547.

1-3pm: “The Idea Place for Teens” at the Fullerton Museum Center is a class for Summer that invites youths in grades 7-9 to make original art on their own terms while experimenting with various media. The week-long class will let students work on projects of their own choosing, with museum staff and docents assisting in a loosely structured, open studio setting. Art projects may include working in acrylic paints, drawing, printmaking, jewelry-making, fused glass and resin casting. Tuition is $90 for members of and $105 for the general public, and includes all materials. Class space is limited, register by calling the Museum Center at (714) 738-6545.

2pm-2am: Wine Monday at Matador Cantina in downtown Fullerton lets you enjoy wines by the glass at half price, with any food order.

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

3pm-close: Save and eat healthy at the same time with the $3.99 Pita Burger Mondays at Daphne’s California Greek(1919 W. Malvern St.)

4pm: Need to do your weekly grocery shopping? We have a guide for that!

4-7pm: Manic Monday at The Pint House will treat you to 40% off ALL appetizers and you’ll get $2 pints of Coors Light.

4-10pm: Locals Night at Commonwealth Lounge means you can show your ID and receive 50% off your entire food bill (dinner menu only).

4pm-1am: Monday at Big’s Bar & Grill you get Martini Monday $5, $3 You Call It Pints, $3 Tater Tots Basket & $5 Build Your Own Burger.

4pm-2am: Service Industry Night at Matador Cantina treats employees of the service and hospitality industries to happy hour drink specials. Bring a check stub, business card or your boss with you.

4pm-2am: Service Industry Night at Stubrik’s. Bring your restaurant pay stub and receive 30% off your bill.

5pm: The Rail Travel Meetup Group Monthly Meetup will be at Knowlwood Restaurant (150 S Harbor Blvd.) Just look for the big group pulling all the tables together in the middle of the place. We are not a passenger rail advocacy group nor a nuts and bolts railfan group. We are just a bunch of people that like to get together and discuss our rail travel experiences in a relaxed atmosphere over some food and drinks!

5pm-close: Martini Monday at Roman Cucina in downtown Fullerton means you’ll get any martini from their menu at $5.

5pm-close: 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.

5pm-close: The Tropics Lounge offers $5 pitchers of beer for the rest of the night.

5:30-8pm: Twilight Hookah Lounge and Cafe hosts happy hour specials every Monday with $10 hookahs. And it’s 18+!

6-9pm: CTAG Studio Auditions for the world premier of “Blank Slate” – a Sci Fi adventure & dark-comedy about survival will be held at Monkey Wrench Collective in downtown Fullerton (performance will be August 5th-28th). Audition requirements and “Sides” available on the CTAG Studio Fan Page.

6pm-close: Get $3 Margarita Monday at Revolucion 1910 Cantina. DJ Juvi will be spinning Latin music and running karaoke.

6:30pm: The Fullerton Historic Ballroom & Dancesport Center hosts single classes. If you join the Meetup Group you can get a discounted $10 rate (classes are normally $12 per person). Mention the Meetup to receive a discount! No partner required.

6:30pm: Join in Bar Olympics at Roscoe’s Famous Deli. 2 person teams play 8ball, 9ball, Darts, Shuffleboard, and Golden Tee golf.

7pm: The OCBG (Orange County Board Gamers) Meetup Group usually meets on Mondays. The membership dues are $5 /year but new players are always welcome. The group usually plays “Family Strategy” or “Euro” boardgames like Settlers of Catan, Ticket To Ride, Puerto Rico, etc. These games are fun, fast playing, and easily taught. The group was organized by and is held at Fullerton’s own Coworking Place.

7-9pm: The General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting will be held at the Fullerton Main Library. This Regular meeting is held to discuss the update to the City’s General Plan.

7:30-9:30pm: Enjoy music from Vic Miller on Piano at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir.

8pm: Test your knowledge at Heroes with Trivia Night. Individual players or teams are invited to try their skill for prizes of $50, $25 and $10 gift certificates or house cash for 1st 2nd and 3rd place.

8pm: Check out Sederra for their Monday night June Residency with special guest The Bells and Pretty in Stereo at Slidebar in downtown Fullerton. Also there will be Adult Industry star Angel Vain and her friends for Money Shot Mondays with $5 martinis and $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon Cans.

8-11pm: Head to Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe to see The Mark Hix Big Band with Meloney Collins, no cover.

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.

8pm-12am: Lucky John’s invites you for their Summer Specials, with $1 Domestic Drafts.

9pm: Play free pool at 2J’s Lounge!

9pm: Commonwealth Lounge presents free, live music The Steelwells and Caroline Brooks.

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

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

Get ahead, start on planning your Taco Tuesday with our Taco Tuesday guide!

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27 Jun 2011

Fullerton events for Monday, June 27

Author: bulate | Filed under: Daily Post

Saturday 6/4

It seems that the first weekend of the month is always so jam-packed with great things to do in Fullerton! After you’re done perusing this great list of things to do today/tonight head over to Intuit’s Love a Local Business contest page and vote for us!
(Also, did you see our latest addition? We have a food columnist! the Full Foodie! and the first one is on the latest to downtown Fullerton: Burger Parlor!)

Don’t forget: 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.

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.

9-11am: Birdwatching at the Fullerton Arboretum with Fullerton Arboretum biologist Greg Pongetti will teach you about identifying characteristics, songs and more of the birds that visit the Arboretum. Meet at the Nature Center. Cost is $10 for members and $12 for non-members.

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: 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: Free 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.

10-11:30am: Join the Fullerton Arboretum for their Award Winning Home Composting Workshop II, FREE to residents of Fullerton, Brea, Santa Ana, Orange, and Buena Park with proof of residency. Learn how to build and improve your composting system to more quickly turn yard clippings and food scraps into soil. This class provides an overview of composting for the beginner as well as a discussion of advanced techniques for the experienced.

10am-2pm: STAGES Theatre will be holding auditions for The Underpants, an upcoming show by Carl Sternhiem, adapted by Steve Martin and directed by David Chorley. They’re looking for 6 funny, character actors (4 male, 2 female) who are not afraid to take risks and who have the ability to create larger than life characters.  MUST BE ABLE TO DO BRITISH DIALECTS.

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: The Mercantile Flea Market at Carpe Diem Experience (115 S Harbor Blvd.) is a new way of shopping in Downtown Fullerton. The monthly event features artists, designers, antiques, vintage, imports, urban creations, close outs, and more.

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

11am: Imagination’s Destination Summer Reading Kick-off Event happens at Barnes & Noble (1923 W. Malvern Ave.) They’re calling all readers in the 1st through 6th grades to discover how to earn a FREE book this summer. Travel the world through your reading adventure.

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-2am: Yager My Weekend at House of Eden means you’ll get $3 Yager Bomb shots AND Happy Hour from 4-8pm gets you $2 well drinks and domestic beers and $3 call drinks and import beers.

12-4pm: Join Barnes & Noble (1923 W. Malvern Ave.) where Author Thomas Thorpe will sign copies of his new release: Fair Wind to Bahia, an historical mystery thriller of two couples shipwrecked on the coast of Brazil in the year 1834 and their desperate attempt to prevent the assassination of eight-year old future leader, Dom Pedro II.

2pm: The Patrons of the Library at Cal State Fullerton will host Timothy Naftali as he presents, “Telling the Nixon Story through the Archives”, in the Pollak Library 130. Naftali is Director of the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, and previously directed the Miller Center of Public Affairs’ Presidential Recordings Program at the University of Virginia. He has written four books, two of them with Alexander Fursenko, on the Cuban Missile Crisis and Nikita Khrushchev. Admission and parking are free.

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.

3:30pm: City Councilwoman Sharon Quirk-Silva hosts “Meet Your Small Business Owner,” a new community outreach program at Les Amis (128-C E. Wilshire Ave.) The program is an informal series of community meetings that will be held at a different local small business the first Saturday of each month. Light refreshments will be served.

3-9pm: Sunny Hills High School hosts the 2nd Annual “A Taste of Sunny Hills.” This all ages event is $2 for adults and $1 for children (under 48” tall) supporting the students through the Sunny Hills Foundation for Education (SHFE). Enjoy 6 gourmet food trucks, shopping, carnival games, live entertainment, a photo booth and more!

4-7pm: Join Belly Sprout for the Mom’s Advice Magazine Launch Party. There will be vendors, guest speakers, cupcakes from Pamper Me Sweets, giveaways, and massages from Natural Hands Therapy! Sprouts Photography has also opened up their photo studio!

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

4-7pm: Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir will have live music from The Geezer with the Guitar.

5-9pm: Bootlegger’s Brewery will have their tasting room open and dinner served by the Spudrunners food truck.

5:30-10pm: Fullerton Technology Foundation‘s Toast to Learning, Night Under the Big Top will be held in the Fullerton Arboretum. This fundraiser benefits the Fullerton Excellence in Education Foundation. The event will feature gourmet food, live and silent auctions and musical entertainment for $125/ticket. Proceeds to benefit technology programs in kindergarten through eighth grades.

6pm: Phans55 Fullerton will have Rachel Gelber’z jazz band playing.

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.

6pm-close: Celebrate National Seafood Month with The Cellar and their 4-course tasting menu for $34.95 per person, available starting tonight through June 16th. (Optional wine pairing available for $19 per person.  Their sommelier will pair the appropriate wine with each course.) Get detailed menu at the website page.

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.

7pm: Disappeared by Phyllis Nagy plays at the Monkey Wrench Collective theater in downtown Fullerton for $21 general admission ($11 student).

7-11pm: Join Riff Haus Studios for an all ages show. For $10 hear live music and get the return of Deminishing Device, Total Chaos, NFFU, and more.

7pm-12am: Born to be Wild! The Rockin’ Dance PARTY! is 21+ at the Crowne Plaza Fullerton (1500 S. Raymond Ave.) Dress casual and wild and for $10 enjoy free snacks, DJs with dance music, 2 private bars, a cool outside patio, and Huge Dance Floor!

7:30-10pm: Hear free live music from Robert Montano at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir.

7:30-10:30pm: Join Slidebar for the Unlock the Night Party in the OC for all single professionals ages 22-45. Check-in starts at 7:30pm. Tickets: $50 for two people at the door. Regular price tickets of $26 starting June 1st, $30 at the door if you RSVP by texting May at (310) 867-0851 with name and number of tickets. Every woman gets a padlock while every man gets a key. Your goal is to match the right key with the right padlock. Every time you unlock a padlock, you get a ticket that enters you into the drawing to win great prizes from the party sponsors. Prizes such as a full spa trip, hotel stays, dinners and more.

8pm: CHICAGO at Maverick Theater is $25 general admission and $15 for Students with a current ID.

8pm: STAGES Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors for $25 general admission, $20 for students and seniors.

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

8pm-12am: Slidebar will have free live music from Dirty Black Summer.

8pm-1am: For $8 Enjoy The Louie Cruz Beltran Latin Jazz Band at Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe.

8:30pm: 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.

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-12am: Hear live music at The Pint House, free.

9pm: The Porcupine Soldiers will play live at Big’s Bar & Grill.

9-11pm: Club Plush at the Cantina Lounge brings you DJs, 1/2 off drink specials and bottle service. 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: Find out where to sing karaoke in Fullerton using our Guides page!

9:30pm-1:15am: Roscoe’s Famous Deli will have free live music from The Strings.

10pm: Comedy Kaze is an improvisational, stand-up and sketch comedy group performing out of the Monkey Wrench Collective Theater (204 N. Harbor Blvd.) in downtown Fullerton. This week’s theme: Comedy Kaze puts on a Zoot Suit.

10pm-1am: Back Alley will have live music, free, from Whiskey River.

10pm-1am: Hear live music from Hot Panda at Stubrik’s.

10pm-2am: DJ Ruffnek will spin all night at Bourbon Street.

10:30-11:30pm: Find the Kogi BBQ food truck serving dinner at 2J’s Lounge (222 W. Houston Ave.)

11pm-3am: Maverick Theater will have a special night of karaoke! (more places to sing found here)

Looking for late night food near downtown Fullerton? Check our Guides page for that information and more!

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4 Jun 2011

Fullerton events for Saturday! June 4

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Daily Post

Monday 4/4

Have a good weekend? we hope so! Find an egg? Let us know! There are 3 announcements for upcoming events, then your daily events list!

Announcement: Registration is required for the upcoming Estate Management Class at the Fullerton Senior Multi-Service Center – a free, 8-week course called “It’s Your Estate,” starting April 6. Classes will be held from 2-2:30pm on Wednesdays, and will feature local financial and estate experts who will answer questions and help participants stay in charge of their estate-planning options. To RSVP, call (714) 738-6305.

Announcement: “Spring into Music,” for students in 4th-9th grades, will be held from 10am-12pm daily April 11-15 at the Fullerton Museum. The intensive introductory class will include guitar instruction, music games, and visits to the museum’s Fender Gallery. Fee for the class is $80 per student for members and $90 for the general public. The fee includes all materials, and acoustic Fender guitars will be available for students to use in class and at home. Register by calling (714) 738-6545.

Announcement: Registration is now being taken for the Fullerton Parks and Recreation Department’s 5th Annual “Kid’s Fishing Derby” set for Saturday, April 23, at Laguna Lake Park. While the derby is free, pre-registration is required and may be made by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at (714) 738-6575. Free commemorative fishing derby T-shirts will be given to the first 400 kids to pre-register for the event.

9am-5pm: 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.

10-11:15am: The Asian American Studies Program and the Department of Radio-TV-Film at Cal State Fullerton present Actor Sung Kang speaking at the Titan Student Union Titan Theater.

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

11am-10pm: Monday ALL DAY Happy Hour at NYPD Pizza gets you half off appetizers, and half off beer and wine.

11am-12:30am: The Monday Special at Les Amis in downtown Fullerton: Buy any two grand sandwiches and get a free petite hummus.

11:30am: The Fullerton State of the City Luncheon – Fullerton Open For Business! will be held at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Student Union. The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce event is $55.

12pm: Soroptimist International of Fullerton will meet at Anaheim Park Hotel (222 W. Houston Way.) The organization is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. Cost is $15 for lunch. For more information call Leslie (714) 577-4547.

12pm: The Kiwanis Club of Fullerton will meet at Wyndham Hotel (222 W. Houston Ave.) new members are welcome. For more information call (714) 255-0925.

12pm-2am: The Weekly Tastings at The Twisted Vine in downtown Fullerton (run through next Wednesday) include Flight 1: Salvestrin – St. Helena, Ca, $20 for 2oz pour of each wine; Flight 2 (Spring Whites): $15 for 3oz pour of each- 2009 Tangent – Viognier – Edna Valley, Ca, 2007 Pfeffingen – Riesling – Pfalz, Germany, 2007 Krupp Brothers – Black Bart’s Bride – Napa Valley. Wine Flight 3 (Big Guns): $40 for 3oz pour of each- 2008 Sea Smoke – Pinot Noir “Southing” – Sta.Rta.Hills, 2005 Lang & Reed – Right Bank – Napa Valley, 2006 Vina von Siebenthal – Toknar – Aconchagua, Chile. Beer Flight is Pale Ales $12 for 5oz pour of each- Bootlegger’s – Palomino – Fullerton, Ca, Anderson Valley – Poleeko Gold – Boonville, Ca, Flying Dog – Doggy Style – Frederick, Md.

2pm: Wine Monday at Matador Cantina in downtown Fullerton lets you enjoy wines by the glass at half price, with any food order.

3-5pm: The Cadena Cultural Center at Fullerton College (Room 1440) with the support of the FC Veteran’s Club will host The Impact of War on Families: An Intimate Discussion with David & Adela Lopez Family and viewing of the documentary, free.

3-6pm & 4-7pm: Happy Hour specials in Fullerton are listed on our HH page!

4pm: The Transportation & Circulation Commission will meet at Fullerton City Hall, in Council Chambers (303 W. Commonwealth Ave.) The commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in the review and development of systems, facilities, plans, policies, and programs that relate to public transportation and circulation within the City.

4-7pm: Manic Monday at The Pint House will treat you to 40% off ALL appetizers and you’ll get $2 pints of Coors Light.

4-10pm: Locals Night at Commonwealth Lounge means you can show your ID and receive 50% off your entire food bill (dinner menu only).

4-10pm: Kids Eat Free at IHOP (151 W. Orangethorpe Ave.) with each adult entree purchase. Valid for kids 12 and under on the “Just for Kids” menu items. Drinks not included unless otherwise specified on “Just for Kids” menu. Not valid with any other discounts or coupons. Dine-in only.

4pm-2am: Service Industry Night at Matador Cantina treats employees of the service and hospitality industries to happy hour drink specials. Bring a check stub, business card or your boss with you.

4pm-2am: Service Industry Night at Stubrik’s. Bring your restaurant pay stub and receive 30% off your bill.

5pm: Martini Monday at Roman Cucina in downtown Fullerton means you’ll get any martini from their menu at $5.

5-8pm: General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting for the city of Fullerton will meet at the Fullerton Library (Osborne Auditorium). This is a regular meeting to discuss the update to the City’s General Plan. For more information call Bob St. Paul (714) 738-6559.

7pm: The Hunger Artists Theater (699-A State College Blvd.) will hold Auditions for The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

7pm: The OCBG (Orange County Board Gamers) Meetup Group usually meets on Mondays. The membership dues are $5 /year but new players are always welcome. The group usually plays “Family Strategy” or “Euro” boardgames like Settlers of Catan, Ticket To Ride, Puerto Rico, etc. These games are fun, fast playing, and easily taught. The group was organized by and is held at Fullerton’s own Coworking Place.

7:30-10pm: Open mic for actors and playwrights, monologues, scenes, audition pieces, and one acts at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir in downtown Fullerton are performed in a workshop environment. 18+ only.

8pm: Test your knowledge at Heroes with Trivia Night. Individual players or teams are invited to try their skill for prizes of $50, $25 and $10 gift certificates or house cash for 1st 2nd and 3rd place.

8-11pm: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe hosts a free evening with The Hal Willis Big Band.

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.

8pm-12am: Lucky John’s has $1 Domestic 10oz Draft Beer.

8pm-1am: Find out where to sing karaoke to be your own American Idol in Fullerton with our karaoke Guide!

8:30pm: Join the Fullerton Historic Ballroom for their single classes and dances Weekly Meetup. For $12 you can learn classic dances from great instructors. For more information call (714) 525-5155 or visit the website.

9pm-1am: Play free pool at 2J’s Lounge.

9pm-1am: OC Music Award Winner for Best Latin, Nancy Sanchez performs with local music favorites Molly Marlette & Skee with resident DJ’S TOEJAMZ & MIDNIGHT SNACK at Commonwealth Lounge, free.

9pm-1am: Slidebar has $5 Martini Mondays and $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon Cans and for Money Shot Monday you can hang out with Adult Industry star Angel Vain and her special guests!

10pm: Quinn Ivory and Late Night Revival will play live at The Continental Room in downtown Fullerton.

10pm: Violethour Studio will host an educational (and exclusive) event tonight with wine tasting. There is only room for 10 people so contact them ahead of time.

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

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4 Apr 2011

Fullerton events for Monday, April 4

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Uncategorized

Saturday 4/2

It’s been a few crazy days for us here at iF, we hope you’re staying cool in this crazy heat. If you brave the hot temperatures you might be lucky enough to find one of our eggs for our 1st ever Fullerton Egg Hunt for Adults! Below, as always, is your daily list of things to do!

8am-6pm: High School Jazz Bands, Combos and Vocal Jazz Ensembles compete in the Annual Jazz Festival at Fullerton College. A two day event with competitions beginning in several venues all over campus. Adult admission for featured performance events is $8.

8:30am-12pm: U.S. Representative Ed Royce hosts the 3rd Annual Women’s Conference at California State University, Fullerton.  Rep.  Royce, in conjunction with Cal State Fullerton’s Women and Philanthropy Network, invites you to attend a half-day seminar addressing issues facing women today. Keynote speaker will be Kristen Bell. Royce’s 3nd Annual Women’s Conference offers the following five breakout seminars. You will have an opportunity to attend two during the half-day women’s conference. Visit the event site to register.

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.

9-11am: Birdwatching at the Fullerton Arboretum is $10/members, $12/nonmembers Discount price for all 3 classes: $25/members, $30/nonmembers. Join gardener and amateur birdwatcher Greg Pongetti for a birdwatching walk through the Arboretum. Learn about the natural history, identifying characteristics, songs, and specialized adaptations of our feathered friends who visit the Arboretum. Please bring your binoculars.

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: Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp at the Student Recreation Center at Cal State Fullerton. To register, please visit the Recreation Services Desk, located on the second level of the SRC.

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-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: STAGES Theatre will hold auditions for their upcoming presentation of The Twilight Zone.

10am-4pm: The African Violet Display & Sale will be at the Fullerton Arboretum. Tri-Counties African Violet Society presents a two day sale and display. African Violets, related plants and supplies will be for sale. Educational displays and a variety of African Violets will be on display. Members available to answer questions.

10am-4pm: The Mercantile Flea Market at Carpe Diem Experience (115 S Harbor Blvd.) is a new way of shopping in downtown Fullerton. The monthly event features artists, designers, antiques, vintage, imports, urban creations, close outs, and more.

10:30am: Cal State Fullerton’s Reading Department dedicates its Reading Center in honor of the late Hazel Miller Croy, emerita professor of education and founder of the university’s reading education program. (Reading Center, Cal State Fullerton Education-Classroom Building, Room 24?, 800 N. State College Blvd.)

10:30am-3pm: Gilding the Lily will host a Coptic Bound Metal Book class with instructor Leslie Marsh for $75.

11am: Saturday Storytime at Barnes & Noble (1923 W. Malvern Ave.) is open to all ages to discover new books!

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-10pm: To promote their new kids menu launch, Chipotle is giving away a free kids meal every Saturday and Sunday in April when parents purchase an entree meal (burrito, salad, burrito bowl or tacos). (501 N. State College Blvd. # A)

11am-2am: Celebrate Joe’s First Anniversary all weekend with drink specials, raffles, entertainment and much more! There will be $4 beer specials, 20% off all appetizers, enjoy breakfast drink specials too! Jimmy and Andrew are playing the patio on Saturday at 3:30pm, Brett Cain plays the patio on Sunday at 3:30pm. Patio Bar open on Sunday.

11am-2am: Yager My Weekend at House of Eden means you’ll get $3 Yager Bomb shots AND Happy Hour from 4-8pm gets you $2 well drinks and domestic beers and $3 call drinks and import beers.

12pm-2am: The Weekly Tastings at The Twisted Vine in downtown Fullerton (run through next Wednesday) include Flight 1: Salvestrin – St. Helena, Ca, $20 for 2oz pour of each wine; Flight 2 (Spring Whites): $15 for 3oz pour of each- 2009 Tangent – Viognier – Edna Valley, Ca, 2007 Pfeffingen – Riesling – Pfalz, Germany, 2007 Krupp Brothers – Black Bart’s Bride – Napa Valley. Wine Flight 3 (Big Guns): $40 for 3oz pour of each- 2008 Sea Smoke – Pinot Noir “Southing” – Sta.Rta.Hills, 2005 Lang & Reed – Right Bank – Napa Valley, 2006 Vina von Siebenthal – Toknar – Aconchagua, Chile. Beer Flight is Pale Ales $12 for 5oz pour of each- Bootlegger’s – Palomino – Fullerton, Ca, Anderson Valley – Poleeko Gold – Boonville, Ca, Flying Dog – Doggy Style – Frederick, Md.

1pm: Hear Kyung’s Spring Piano Concert at the Fullerton Library (Osborne Auditorium).

1:30-3:30pm: The Hypertufa Pot Workshop at the Fullerton Arboretum is $25/members,  $30/non-members. Landscape designer Steve Gerischer returns to lead you through the steps to make an “instant antiquity” Hypertufa bowl or trough-shaped pot for your garden.

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.

3:30pm: City Councilwoman Sharon Quirk-Silva hosts “Meet Your Small Business Owner,” a new community outreach program at Fullerton Photographics (908 N. Harbor Blvd.). The program is an informal series of community meetings that will be held at a different local small business the first Saturday of each month. Light refreshments will be served.

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

4-7pm: The Geezer with the Guitar will play at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir.

4-10pm: Kids Eat Free at IHOP (151 W. Orangethorpe Ave.) with each adult entree purchase. Valid for kids 12 and under on the “Just for Kids” menu items. Drinks not included unless otherwise specified on “Just for Kids” menu. Not valid with any other discounts or coupons. Dine-in only.

5-8pm: Seekers Chapel (1521 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Suite D) will host their Countdown to Easter, featuring crafts, games, puppet show and egg dying.  Dinner will also be served. For more information call Shelly Hanlon at (909) 910-3484.

5-8pm: Saturday Scotch & Steak at The Pint House in downtown Fullerton is $18.95 (plus tax, gratuity) for a Black & Bleu 10oz Rib-Eye Steak with mashed potatoes, green beans, and a side salad, plus 50% off Premium Scotch.

5-9pm: Bacon MANia will be serving bacon-y goodness at Bootlegger’s Brewery tasting room. Make sure you get there early for bacon & Knuckle Sandwich.

5:30-9pm: The Cellar will honor Elizabeth Taylor with a fundraising dinner benefitting the American Foundation for AIDS Research (her favorite cause). The pix fixe dinner will be $50 for 4 courses (escargot, Caesar salad, Filet Steak & Chocolate Mousse). Space is limited and reservations are recommended by calling (714) 525-5682.

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.

7pm: The Rainbows End! Spring Fling DANCE! will be at the Crowne Plaza Fullerton (1500 S. Raymond Ave.). The amazing Hector is the DJ, wear something colorful and dance the night away for $10. This is also a fundraiser for (JDRF) Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation! Free Snacks, Special Drink Prices, 2 Private Bars, Cool Outside Patio, Huge Dance Floor! For more information call (714) 635-9000.

7pm: Riff Haus Studios hosts an all ages show for $10 with Matamoska, Mafia Rusa, 213 Mob, D-Skarados, Cafe Con Tequila, and more.

7-10pm: Sandro Rasziel will play at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir.

7pm-1am: Join the 4 Year Anniversary Party at The Continental Room with DJ Curse & more.

7:30pm: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is presented by the Fullerton Union High School Academy of the Arts at Plummer Auditorium (201 E. Chapman Ave.) for $10 ($8 Student/Senior).

8pm: Big’s Bar & Grill hosts Gramilla with special guests Kaiowas, and Blacklight Revelation, free.

8pm: 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.

8pm: The Maverick Theater presents their production of The Wedding Singer, Written by Chad Beguelin & Tim Herlihy, Music by Matthew Sklar & Lyrics by Chad Beguelin and Directed by Curtis Jerome. The show ticket is $25 and suitable for ages 13+.

8pm: Green Natives will play at Roscoe’s Famous Deli in downtown Fullerton for a free, 21+ show.

8pm: Living Things will be playing at Slidebar in downtown Fullerton for a free, 21+ show.

8pm: STAGES Theatre presents Twelfth Night – A Bold New Staging of Shakespeare’s rollicking comedy – for  $20, $17 for students and seniors.

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

8pm: The Rockstar Back Bar is open at The Continental Room with DJs and drink specials every week. Get Funk/soul/hip hop with Deejay Lito and DJ CNote.

8pm-12am: Lucky John’s has $3.50 YOU-CALL-IT on some CALL Mixed Drinks.

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

8:30pm-1am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will host Louie Cruz Beltran and his Latin Jazz Ensemble. Call (714) 871-8800 to make reservations.

9-11pm: Club Plush at the Cantina Lounge brings you DJs, 1/2 off drink specials and bottle service. 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: Karaoke in town is easy to find with our Karaoke Guide.

10pm-1am: DJ Ruffnek will spin all night at Bourbon Street in downtown Fullerton.

10pm-1am: A band called “d” will play at Stubrik’s for a free, 21+ show.

11pm: The Red Light Revue – Folly of the Fools returns to the Hunger Artists Theater. Come ready to laugh, cringe, drool, and don’t forget to bring your zombie repellent for $15 General Admission / $12 Students & Seniors. (18+)

11pm: Laugh at Improv Shmimprov at Maverick Theater for only $5.

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2 Apr 2011

Fullerton events for Saturday, April 2

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Uncategorized

Monday 2/21

It’s President’s Day so instead of being at work, school or home doing chores, pick one (or two) of these great things to do in Fullerton today!

Announcement: The Insider’s Briefing with California Assemblyman Chris Norby, “California Legislative Update, A Fresh Perspective” is Friday, Feb. 25, at 7:30am, at the Fullerton Marriott. Get your tickets now for $35 by calling (714) 871-3100.

To do today!:

9am-5pm: It’s Dollar Mania at AMF Carter Lanes! The $5 cover charge gets you $1 games and $1 shoe rental with a minimum of 3 bowlers per lane.

10am: The Revolution (Short Film) directed by Michael Cruz is holding a casting call in Fullerton. The wardrobe is casual, night out at the bar, any color, any style. Payment is meals, copy, credit and IMDB credit. If you would like to work on this film please e-mail Vanessa at [email protected]

11am-3pm: Get lunch from the food trucks at Best Buy Fullerton (120 E. Imperial Hwy.) with Louks To Go gourmet Greek, Bacon MANia, Oh For Sweets Sake, Rolling Sushi Van and Chomp Chomp Nation.

11am-9pm: Get 5 for $10 wine tasting at Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante.

11am-10pm: Monday ALL DAY Happy Hour at NYPD Pizza gets you half off appetizers, and half off beer and wine.

11am-close: During All Day Happy Hour at Cantina Lounge, enjoy $5 appetizers, $4.50 well drinks and $3.50 beers.

2pm: Cal State Fullerton Women’s Tennis takes on New Mexico State in a non-conference match at the CSUF Sports Complex. Free admission to all home matches.

2pm: Wine Monday at Matador Cantina in downtown Fullerton lets you enjoy wines by the glass at half price, with any food order.

4-6pm: Happy Hour at Mulberry St. Ristorante gets you 1/2 off select appetizers (like meatball sliders, fried calamari, fettucini alfredo & more), and $3 domestic beers, $4 imports.

4-7pm: Happy Hour at Tuscany Club gets $2 domestic beer, $3 premium wine, Callaway wine and well drinks, $5 martinis & $5 appetizers (not including steak, crab, shrimp & rib platters).

4-7pm: Manic Monday at The Pint House will treat you to 40% off ALL appetizers and you’ll get $2 pints of Coors Light.

4-7pm: Happy Hour at Commonwealth Lounge will get you Well Cocktails $4, Crafts on Draft $4, and select Martinis & Boutique Wines $5 AND tasty dishes (like ribs and Fuji Rolls) for $6 and under.

4pm: SIN at Matador Cantina treats employees of the service and hospitality industries to happy hour drink specials 4pm-close. Bring a check stub, business card or your boss with you.

5pm: Martini Monday at Roman Cucina in downtown Fullerton means you’ll get any martini from their menu at $5.

5-7pm: The Tropical Shave Ice truck often makes a stop in downtown Fullerton on Mondays. Follow us (or them) on twitter for updates!

6:30pm: Don’t miss Bar Olympics at Roscoe’s Famous Deli in downtown Fullerton. Form 2 person teams for 8 ball, 9 ball, Darts, Shuffleboard, and Golden Tee golf.

7pm: Hunger Artists Theater invites you to auditions for As You Like It, directed by Amber Scott.

7pm: The OCBG (Orange County Board Gamers) Meetup Group usually meets on Mondays. The membership dues are $5 /year but new players are always welcome. The group usually plays “Family Strategy” or “Euro” boardgames like Settlers of Catan, Ticket To Ride, Puerto Rico, etc. These games are fun, fast playing, and easily taught. The group was organized by and is held at Fullerton’s own Coworking Place (122 N Harbor Blvd #110).

7:30-10pm: Open mic for actors and playwrights, monologues, scenes, audition pieces, and one acts at Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir in downtown Fullerton are performed in a workshop environment. 18+ only.

8pm: Test your knowledge at Heroes with Trivia Night. Individual players or teams are invited to try their skill for prizes of $50, $25 and $10 gift certificates or house cash for 1st 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

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.

8pm-12am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe presents a free, all ages, night of music with Arlene and The Guys Big Band with vocalists Bill Lymperis and Jennifer Hart.

8pm: Slidebar will have a free show with Kevin Seconds, Joey Briggs and Ari Shine.

9pm: Find out where you can sing karaoke in Fullerton with our handy Guide. (one of them is Money Shot Monday with porn stars!)

9:30pm: Anything & Everything at Commonwealth Lounge tonight brings you the music of Preacher’s Sons, Paulie Pesh, and Handsome Lake, free.

Bar Olympics 6:30PM – 9:30PM
2 person teams. 8ball, 9ball, Darts, Shuffleboard, and Golden Tee golf.
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20 Feb 2011

Monday Feb. 21, Events, Things to do in Fullerton

Author: mmclaughlin | Filed under: Uncategorized