Friday, May 03, 2013

City of Huntington Beach Updates


Here are a couple of updates from our city - events to check out and a summer shuttle update.  The first one below is for Peter's landing - make sure to go to that early, so you can head to 5 Points Plaza for the Barking Lot Party (flyer), fun stuff planned for this free event from 11am-3pm.  If you know anyone looking to adopt a dog, definitely pass on the info as we'll have several rescues there with available dogs!   Please go to our facebook, www.facebook.com/waggintrails, and find it under events.  Please share this information with everyone on your list!!  Let's make this a successful event and save the lives of some dogs!

City updates:

Peter’s Landing Farmers Market Celebration. The Peters Landing Weekly Farmers Market is celebrating the success of its first two years this Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The day begins with a blessing of the market from Father Christian Mondor from Sts. Simon and Jude at 9:00 a.m. continuing at noon with a ceremony featuring Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper and Councilmember Jim Katapodis, as well as cake for everyone. There will also be bounce houses, a balloon man, a petting zoo, ponies, as well as the outstanding assortment of foods, arts and crafts which have made the market such a success, as well as live music from Carmine. Peter’s Landing is located at 16400 Pacific Coast Highway. For questions, please call (562) 449-9299.

Red Table Restaurant Hosts Event to Support Historic Wintersburg Preservation
Red Table Restaurant will donate a percentage of proceeds for the entire day’s returns on Monday, May 13 from 11:30am to 9:00pm, to the Historic Wintersburg Preservation Fund. Everyone eating at Red Table Restaurant that day will enjoy a great meal and help preserve Huntington Beach history. The Huntington Harbour Mall also has announced it will match the donation by Red Table Restaurant, doubling the support for Historic Wintersburg. Historic Wintersburg is a century-old goldfish and flower farm including the Wintersburg Japanese Presbyterian Mission complex, founded in 1904. It is a unique, intact pioneer farm and mission site representing Huntington Beach’s pioneer settlement and agricultural era. Information about Historic Wintersburg can be found at: www.HistoricWintersburg.blogspot.com. The Red Table Restaurant is in the Huntington Harbour Mall in northwest Huntington Beach, 16821 Algonquin St., Huntington Beach, CA 92649, (714) 846-4700. It is a popular gastropub featuring dishes like crab ceviche, Barbacoa beef tacos, and a variety of small plate dishes with warm cupcakes and broken banana cream pie to finish. Historic preservation tastes great!

Surf City Downtown Shuttle Returns.  The Surf City Downtown Shuttle returns to service May 18 through October 1, offering a free, fun and convenient way to visit the Downtown on weekends, Tuesdays during Surf City Nights, Memorial Day and Labor Day. Parking for all shuttle passengers is free at the City Hall parking lot, located at 2000 Main Street, with the Shuttle departing on the hour and half-hour from that location to Main and Orange Streets and 5th; and Walnut at The Strand on weekends. On Tuesdays, the Shuttle provides service to Main and Orange at the entrance to the award-winning Surf City Nights street fair and Certified Farmer’s Market. Perhaps biking is more your style? If so, then be sure to take advantage of free, secured bicycle parking offered by Pedego Electric Bikes at 5th and Olive Streets every weekend from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. This service is unique to our community, in a fenced environment, and best of all, it’s absolutely free! For more information about these programs, please click HERE.

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