Exciting May Events in Huntington Beach

April 28, 2014

First, recurring events:


*Every Tuesday:  Surf City Nights - Every Tuesday night downtown  

Time: 5:00 PM

See more at:http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/residents/calendar/calendar_day.cfm?day=6&month=5&year=2014#sthash.8EIgcF1j.dpuf

 *3rd Thursday of each month:  Downtown Art Walk - 3rd Thursday of each month

Time 6:00 PM

See more at: http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/residents/calendar/calendar_day.cfm?day=15&month=5&year=2014#sthash.BiK96UFd.dpuf

 *Every Friday:Art-A-Faire
Start Time: 12:00 PM

Location: PCH - Pier Plaza adjacent to the HB Pier
Event Description:

More than 50 vendors selling unique, handmade gifts and crafts.  Something for everyone.  Come to the beach and shop! 

Contact: (714) 846-5509 OR www.hbartafaire.com

See more at: http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/residents/calendar/calendar_event.cfm?ID=6559#sthash.IZeh8iXU.dpuf

 *Every Saturday  Peter's Landing Farmer's Market & Family Festival

Start Time: 9:00 AM  - 2:00 PM

See more at: http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/residents/calendar/calendar_day.cfm?day=10&month=5&year=2014#sthash.Gsihigkk.dpuf



*May 2 – 11, 2014 Golden West College


By Michael Frayn

Directed by Martie Ramm

Dates: May 2 – 11, 2014
Times: May 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 at 7:30pm, May 4, 11  at 2pm
Where: Mainstage Theater
Prices: $15 General Admission
$13 Students and Seniors

Play information:

Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop where out-of-control egos, memory loss and passionate affairs turn every performance into a high-risk comedy adventure.  Progressing from flubbed lines and missed cues in rehearsal to mounting friction between cast members in the final performance, Noises Off is a comic triumph of slamming doors, falling trousers and flying sardines!  Non-stop laughing is guaranteed!

Please note that this production contains adult language and situations and is intended for mature audiences.

*Sunday, May 4, 2014Cinco de Mayo Taco y Cerveza 5K Run/Walk

The 5K run/walk benefiting Save A Warrior Foundation (helping veterans with PTSD) CA$H prizes, Win IPod Nano, Phantom prizes, Tacos + Beer after party at Dos Toros in downtown HB Address.

Time: 9 a.m. Location: PCH and Beach Blvd (State beach parking Lot)

Cost: $39 (use code Active1) Age 14+ Public

Contact:Gerard@Active1events.com / 949-306-0353, Active1Events.com  

May 4 Pier Plaza Surfin Sundays, concert. The Orbitrons, Chum, Kelp,The Riptides, Boss Tide


*Saturday, May 10, and May 24 Volunteers Needed for Beach Clean Up with Surfrider Foundation

Time 8:00 AM

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*Saturday, May 10, 2014  Mom & Me Surf Day  , 8:30am - 12pm

Start Mother’s Day weekend off right with "Mom & Me Surf" which is a morning of surfing, just for mom and her kids.

Instructors will have you and your little groms surfing in no time. Sorry dads…you will have to sit this one out. They supply breakfast, surfboard, wetsuit, and instruction… no experience needed. Salty Grom Surf Camp is a state park permitted surf camp at Bolsa Chica State Beach, all instructors are CPR certified, background checked, and trained to teach surfing lessons.

Salty Grom Surf Camp @ Bolsa Chica State Beach

Cost: $75+

Open to Moms and their children (ages5+)




*Friday, May 16

Friends of the Library May Authors’ Luncheon

The Friends of the Library are hosting an author luncheon on Friday, May 16 at the Central Library. The guest speakers are James R. Preston and Dianne Harman.

James R. Preston's Surf City mysteries are documents of this time and place featuring non-detective detective T. R. Macdonald, a Wall Street wizard whose personal brokenness, intellectual rigor and sense of rightness are the necessary tools for revealing an Orange County that is far darker than our local real estate promoters would like us to know.
Dianne Harman draws her stories and characters from a diverse business and personal background, dividing her time between Huntington Beach and Sacramento, where her husband was a state senator. Mystery thrillers, Blue Coyote Motel and award-winning Blue Coyote in Provence presents an engaging look at the human frailties in all of us.
Book sales and signings will be available after the program.

Tickets are $20 per person. If paying by check, please make payable to FOTL and mail to 7111 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, or drop it off at the Friends Gift Shop. Reservations must be received no later than Monday, May 12. For more information contact the Friends of the Library at (714) 375-8429.

See more at: http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/announcements/announcement.cfm?id=675#sthash.7oFb097J.kbsit2xk.dpuf


*Friday, May 16   Marine View Middle School Annual Spring Fling                     "American Pop Forever"

Time of Event: 5pm (food & silent auction); 7pm show

Description of Event: Performances by students in Jazz Ensemble, Dance Team, Choir, and Band (includes food for purchase & silent auction)

Location: 5682 Tilburg Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 (gymnasium)

Cost: $10 donation (helps support arts at the school) - donations for silent auction items also welcome!

Contact: csackreiter@yahoo.com Web site: edline.net/pages/marineview


*Friday, May 30, 2014 Help identify and count the birds at Shipley Nature Center

Start Time: 10:00AM

Location: Shipley Nature Center @ 17851 Goldenwest Street (between Slater and Talbert)

Event Description: Open to "birders" of all experience levels.  Bring your binoculars and join in the fun! 

Contact: For more information, e-mail Lena@shipleynature.org
(714) 842-4772 or www.shipleynature.org

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Other Fun Things in Huntington Beach




Summer 2014 Schedule

Courses begin in June! Registration dates will be available in the MyGWC system starting April 16.


Michael E. Rodgers Seniors' Center
1706 Orange Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Seniors' Outreach Center
1718 Orange Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92648



Wednesdays & Fridays




Second Friday of each month and starts at 7:00pm to 10:00pm




Friday, May 9th
7:00pm to 10:00pm