LOTS to do in town today and even more events coming up! We have things for you AND the kids to do including yoga, the Farmers Market and live music. Did you forget about Art Walk? It’s this Friday! (there will be a food truck debut at one location!) Also, start planning now for your July 4 extravaganza with the help of our July 4 guide!
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).
Looking for a job? Have server or bartender experience? The Cellar is currently looking for qualified servers and bartenders with great personalities and who have a passion for the industry. Please email [email protected] to set up an interview.
Mark you calendars now for Saturday, July 9 for Fullerton Park and Recreation Department’s “Parent’s Night Out.” While mom and dad are out enjoying themselves, the kids will have a ball with games, arts and crafts, dinner, and a variety of fun activities presented by department personnel. The event will be offered from 5-10 p.m. at Independence Park (801 W. Valencia Drive). It will be $15 per child or $25 for families with two or more children and children must be 3-12 years of age to participate. Space is limited so pre-registration is advised and must be completed by Wednesday, July 6. Registration and further information may be obtained by calling the Fullerton Parks and Recreation Department at (714) 738-6575.
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.
9:30am: Visit the Fullerton Senior Multi-Service Center (340 W. Commonwealth Ave.) for the free knitting and crochet class, new members are welcome.
10:45am: 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-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-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.
3pm: Kids Yoga (ages 5 and up) at Belly Sprout is for child only, not the parent. Drop-offs OK. Your child will learn the benefits (relaxation, self esteem, focus and healthful living) of Yoga through playful exploration. Class is 6 weeks for $60. No drop-ins and no make-ups.
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.
4pm: Join the Hunt Library (Gallery Room) for Afternoon Live. This free afternoon is for grades 1+. This week the Wildlife Company presents Personal Tails of Animal Ambassadors from across the Globe.
4pm: The Water Rate Study Ad Hoc Committee will hold a second public meeting in the Council Chamber 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 meeting or the water rate study may be obtained by calling the Office of Water Engineering at Fullerton City Hall at (714) 738-6845.
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 Soundbytes. (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!
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.)
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.
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.
7-10pm: Join Matador Cantina for a Six-Course Wine Pairing Dinner. Presented by executive chef David Dennis, the six-course specialty menu will be wonderfully paired with a full range of exquisite wines including foie gras with Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc, Lobster bisque with Cakebread Chardonnay and more. Dinner is by reservation only for $55 plus tax and gratuity. Only 30 seats are available, if there is still room call to RSVP (714) 871-8266.
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: As part of their Jazz Festival, The Muckenthaler Cultural Center presents performances in their outdoor ampitheather for $25 at the door, or $100 for the entire series. Hear music from Grammy Award winning musicians in a local setting.
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.
8-11pm: Chomp has all you can eat Sushi for $20.
8pm-12am: Lucky John’s invites you for their Summer Specials, Thursday with Giant 32oz MiniPitcher Cocktails.
8pm-12am: Slidebar presents a free show with Dommin with Alevela and Diminshed 7. From 8:30-10:30pm it’s College Thursdays! Get 50% off all food and booze with a college ID.
8pm-12am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will have a free show from EVAN STONE AND THE TRANSLUCENT HAM SANDWICH BAND.
8:30-11:30pm: Enjoy the free Dueling Piano Showat Ziings’/TAO in downtown Fullerton featuring 2 grand pianos played by some of the world’s best piano bar entertainers.
8:30pm-1am: The Continental Room will feature Paul Collins of the Beat, no cover (21+).
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 [email protected]). 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 Brett Cain play live at 2J’s Lounge.
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 College/Cantina Thursdays for 18+ club night. $5 off before 11 on guestlist ([email protected]). This week: it’s a pre-party for EDC. DJs Justyle and Macavelli spinning.
10pm: Ziings’ club atmosphere has a DJ and $3 Kirin Ichiban Drafts and $3 Kamikaze Shots.
10pm-1am: Hear live music from The White Lighters at Stubrik’s. 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.