Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Calendar for June

Below are some things going on in Huntington Beach for the month of June:

Red Bull Illume Photography Unveiling - June 6 - 17 - 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Just north of th epier at Pier Plaza. Experience the most dramatic compilation of action and adventure sports imagery ever assembled! Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2006 was the first-ever international competition to celebrate the world of action and adventure sports photography. Over the course of the contest, thousands of amazing images were submitted from more than 90 countries. Photo editors from PHOTO Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Surfer Magazine, Skateboarder Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and others were among the specialized individuals who determined which 50 photos stood above the rest. for more information: .www.redbullillume.com

Dance Competition - Thursday, June 7 - 4:30 pm
Our very own HB dance studio, A Global Rhythm, will host a dance competition for the YMCA Youth Achievers in our neighboring town of Costa Mesa at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant. See Flyer for more information.

Relay for Life - Saturday, June 9/10
American Cancer Society event – Relay for Life – Held at Huntington Beach High School. It is a 24 hr event that celebrates life for cancer survivors and honors those that have passed away. Last year we raised about $65,000 for ACS. This year we hope to break $100,000 and we need volunteers, donations, and most importantly participants. Cancer survivors are treated to gift packs, special recognition and to encourage others in their fight to survive. It is a great event with entertainment, music, food, camping, brotherhood and raising money to fight cancer. For more information: Bradford J. von Grote 714-799-9020

Pankcake Breakfast - Saturday, June 9 - 7:30 am to 11:00 am
Huntington Beach Search & Rescue in association with the Lion's Club of Huntington Beach presents our first annual Pancake Breakfast in the Park. For $5 you will be served an all you can eat pancake breakfast by the members of HBS&R, HB Lion's and Team RESCUE1000. In addition to the breakfast, raffle tickets will be sold for $1 each. Team RESCUE100 will also be selling their team gear . For more information check out their website

Free Fishing Days - June 9
Fish without a license today in Huntington Beach. Bag and size limits still apply.

Beachside Summer Fest - Saturday, June 9 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Free music festival, northside of the Pier. Featuring Phil Wickham, Moi, Superhero, Dancefloor Prophets, Olivia the Band, M.O.D. For more info www.beachsidesummerfest.com or 465-3026

Surfrider Celebrity Surf Jam - June 9 & 10 - 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
The Surfrider Foundation Celebrity Surf Jam features teams of professional surfers, celebrities and pro-athletes competing for the Surfrider Title (in a game format). Public can watch. Location: HB pier, PCH & Main. Call: 949-492-8170 www.surfrider.org

Surfin' Sundays Concert Series - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
see dates below Summer performances at The International Surfing Museum (parking lot), 411 Olive (@ 5th). Free!For more information: www.surfingmuseum.org June 10 - SoundWaves - special guest Eddie Bertrand from Eddie and the Showmen who is well known for the songs 'Squad Car' and 'Mr. Rebel'.
June 24 - 3 Balls of Fire with guest 60's legend Jerry Cole (this one ends at 4pm)

The Longboard 16th Annual Golf Tournament - June 12
To be held at Sea Cliff Country Club, 6501 Palm; $140/person or $560/foursome. Includes shotgun play, beer, shirt, BBQ dinner, goodies and drawings. 2 man scramble, minimum 7 drives per player, purchase 2 Mulligans per player; putt your own once on the green; prizes for low gross score (men's & women's); prizes for Calloway scoring. Sign up with Heather or Ron at Longboard Pub, 217 Main, HB. Call: (714) 960-1896; publongboa@aol.com

57th Annual Pier Swim - Saturday, June 16 - 8:30 am to 11:00 am
Participants (12 to 60 & up) will swim once around the Huntington Beach Pier, approximately half a mile. Registration is being accepted now through June 7 with a $17 (t-shirt fee), and a $13 (no t-shirt) pre-registration fee. Late entries will be accepted on the day of the swim from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. only for $15. No wetsuits. First through third place trophies will be awarded in each of the divisions. Call (714) 536-5281 for an entry blank

Summer Sunday Concert Series - 1:00 pm
see dates below - Event Flyer Mark your calendars for the following summer performances at Pier Plaza which start at 1:00 p.m. and are sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank:
June 17 - Bob Malone (New Orleans-style blues)
June 24 - Mariachi Divas (mariachi

White Collar Crime: Identity Theft Seminar - Tuesday, June 19 - 7:00 am to 9:00 am
"How Not To Be A Victim Of Identity Theft". Presented by Detectives Larry Pitcher & Chris Nesmith, Huntington Beach Police Department. Covered: What is identity theft? How can thieves steal your identity? What do thieves do with stolen identity: How to find out if your's has been stolen? What is "Phishing" & "Pharming"? How can you help fight identity theft? Location: HB Council Chambers, 2000 Main St. Seating limited. RSVP to HB Chamber of Commerce 536-8888

Dachshund Races - Sunday, June 24 - 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Old World, 7561 Center Ave. WienerNapolis starts at 2pm admission is $1.00 and parking is FREE

Summer Series of Free Concerts - Beginning June 24 - 5:00 pm
These free concerts are sponsored by the Huntington Beach Concert Band as a community service. The concerts are staged in the picturesque, natural-bowl setting behind Huntington Beach Central Library at 7111 Talbert Avenue at Golden West Street. The Huntington Beach Concert Band is composed of professional and amateur musicians from throughout Orange County area and is commemorating its 33rd year as the cultural representative of the City of Huntington Beach. Bring family, friends, chairs, blankets, & picnic dinner! For additional concert series information call (714) 891-6856

Play: And Then There Was Nun - June 29 to July 15
Huntington Beach Playhouse at the Central Library Theater, 7111 Talbert Ave. Stylized after Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians, the story revolves around ten members of the Holy Order of the Sisters of San Andreas who have gathered to meet at Grauman's Chinese Island for their annual retreat. $20 tickets. For moe information: 714-375-0696 or

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