Sept 19: Santa Ana College

Santa Ana College
1530 West 17th Street Santa Ana, CA 92706
Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Centennial Birthday Party

September 19, 2015/Santa Ana College
  • Santa Ana College – at 100 years old – is one of the oldest college’s in California.
  • More than 3,000 guests are expected to attend the September 19 Centennial Birthday Party – the largest organized event in college history.
  • In partnership with Downtown Inc., a Beer and Wine Garden will include drink and food pairings from Robbins Nest, Gecko, Mar, Diego’s, Velvet Lounge, Gypsy Den, Good Beer Company, Wine Exchange, Luna Kutsi-The Art of Mexican Food, and Ninjas with Appetite.
  • Food Truck Row participants include Sol Agave, The Cut, LLC., The Burnt Truck, Chef TLC’s Sidewalk Café, Scooter’s Italian Ice, Buqqa Truck, Chunk N’ Chip, Mustache Mike’s Italian Ice and Classic Tacos.
  • An educational Community Expo will feature 30 local nonprofit organizations representing healthcare, education, legaland other programs offering free or reduced feeservices.
  • Children’s activities include the Disneyland Resort-sponsoredImagination Playground, games,sportsclinics,craftsand prizes.
  • The City of Santa Ana will showcase its Traffic Safety Rodeo – a pedestrian and traffic safety program with special, educational and fun presentations. An appearance by the Santa Ana Police Department mounted unit will be featured.
  • Santa Ana College student actors dressedin period costumesdating back toWorld War II, the 60s,disco era, will share vignettes reflecting on college and community history throughout the evening.
  • A Vintage Car Show will feature an automobile representing decades from the last 100 years. One example is a 1959 220S Mercedes convertible that once belonged to Prince Rainer and Princess Grace Kelly.
  • For additional information about Santa Ana College’s centennial celebration or to sign up to receive centennial news, visit or call 714.564.6075.
  • Event and Entertainment Timeline:
5:00 p.m.   Event Opens (Santa Ana College Football Practice Fields)
5:10 p.m.   Vietnamese singers: Van Khanh and Huynh Gia Tuan
5:45 p.m.   Battle of the Dances
6:10 p.m.   Relámpago del Cielo (Folklorico)
6:40 p.m.   Jodaiko, Japanese drumming ensemble from UCI
7:10 p.m.   SACPack
7:40 p.m.   Santa Ana College Jazz Band
8-8:30p.m.             Expo and Children’s Activities begin to close
8:10 p.m.   “Don Mariachi” and Ballet Folklorico Mexicanisimo
8:30 p.m.  Mariachi FlashMob/Las Mananitas
8:45 p.m.  Centennial program with Santa Ana College President, Erlinda J. Martinez, Ed.

Have questions about Santa Ana College Centennial Party of the Century & Firework Show!? Contact Office of College Advancement, Santa Ana College

Nov 7: Las Vegas, Comic Book Festival

It’s baaaack! The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival returns for its 8th year at the Clark County Library, with a day chock full of activities celebrating comic book culture, including panel discussions, workshops, a vendor marketplace, Artist Alley, food trucks, kids’ crafts, live music, film screenings and more!
This year’s scheduled guest line-up includes Jen Van Meter (Hopeless Savages), Chris Staros (Top Shelf Productions), Russell Lissau (Old Wounds), Dan Schkade (San Hannibal), Spencer Brinkerhoff III (Studios B3), Ben Saunders (University of Oregon) and Shannon Watters (BOOM! Studios), plus live music by The DoubleClicks and Molly Lewis.

General admission is FREE, but for your small donation of $5 (proceeds will benefit the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation), you’ll receive these VIP benefits:

  • VIP badge featuring exclusive artwork
  • Limited-edition poster
  • Swag bag featuring free goodies from some of your favorite publishers and creators
  • High-fives and warm fuzzies

Do I need a ticket to attend the event?
No. General admission to the Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is free. But your VIP ticket helps support the free activities, and gets you some cool stuff in the process!

Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is open to all ages.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It is very helpful to bring your ticket with you, either using the Eventbrite phone app, by showing your confirmation email on your mobile device, or having a printed ticket in hand. Because often people register children for this event, they don’t always have IDs, so having verification in the form of a ticket helps us make sure you get your goodies–and that no one else gets yours!

Have questions about 2015 Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival? Contact Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival

Sept 19 : Coronado, Family Fun Day

Special Needs Playdate is Hosting their 1st Annual Family Fun Day!
Join us to celebrate our Special Families achievements at our 1st Annual Family Fun Day. Proceeds benefit Special Needs Playdate a 501c(3)Charity focusing on socialization for families of all abilities. 1st 100 families get grab bags! Arrive early as parking is limited.

Open to the public and FREE admission.

*Carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, face painting, obstacle course, music, food and resource fair!

*Multiple silent auction items
*Raflles throughout the day

RSVP on our FB

Sept 19: Rancho Cucamonga, Service Fair

The RC Service Council is sponsoring this year’s Rancho Cucamonga Service Fair on Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

This family centered event is designed to promote opportunities for citizens to volunteer as well as advertise the many services being rendered throughout Rancho Cucamonga. 

For a nominal fee, organizations are invited to set up booths that provide interactive activities as they share their service needs and accomplishments.  Also included in the Service Fair are food trucks, carnival food for purchase, and performances by local schools and entertainment groups. You won’t want to miss being a part of this dynamic new tradition in Rancho Cucamonga.

Have questions about Rancho Cucamonga Service Fair? Contact Rancho Cucamonga Service Council

Oct 24: Encinitas, Moonlight Beach Fest

Join us on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 10am to 5pm for an amazing day at the cove on the sand with family and friends at Moonlight Beach Fest.

 Festivities will include:

  • Surfing Madonna Oceans Project 5k/10k/10 mile/1k Run-Walk
  • Science of Surf and Skate – Open your eyes to the role that the physical and life sciences play in the activities we love.  Plenty of interactive “labs” to check out.  You’ll be blown away!
  • Waterman Lifestyle expo – It’s all about the Waterman lifestyle.  Check out cool exhibits and visit with Encinitas Lifeguards, San Diego County Sheriffs and other agencies who keep our area beaches safe.  A special feature will be the landing and takeoff of the County’s ASTRIA helicopter.
  • Sandcastle arena and live art – because who doesn’t want to take a selfie with the Surfing Madonna?
  • Moonlight Beach Lounge & Overlook we transform the overlook into the ultimate kick-back and relax experience with comfy furniture, art, music and more.
  • Just-For-Kids Zone – free arts and crafts just for kids!
  • Live local musicians with headliner to be announced!
  • Local food- Moonlight Beach Deli and Dogs, Cafe Ipe, Food Trucks and more!

Call 760-633-2760 or email for more event information.

The event will be held at Moonlight State Beach- 400 B Street, Encinitas, CA 92024

Have questions about Moonlight Beach Fest? Contact Nick Buck

Oct 10: Pasadena, Love for All

Save the Date!
Saturday, October 10, 2015
All Hands & Hearts are Needed to Celebrate Love for All!

Join Us as We Celebrate All Marriages in the United Methodist Church
& Build an Altar for All Art Installation

11 am   Altar of Love for All Creation (details below)
12 pm Marriage Vows Renewal Ceremony 
Invite family, friends and community!

11:30am-2.30pm  Food truck nibbles available for purchase
Food truck details coming soon! 

Three Locations!

500 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena

1515 Fredricks Street, San Luis Obispo

1561 Thomas Ave, San Diego 

Ways to Participate in the Ceremony:
  • Same gender couples are invited to have their marriage blessed in the Vows Renewal Ceremony in the sanctuary
  • All Reconciling United Methodist clergy are invited to participate in leading the Vows Renewal Ceremony
  • All beloved children of God are invited to stand with couples and clergy together as we raise our voice, saying “Love stands for all” in the United Methodist Church

Ways to Participate in Creating the Altar for All:
  • Same Gender Couples are invited to bring a symbol of their love and covenantal relationship 
  • Friends & Families are invited to bring items to honor their GLBTQ loved ones, past and present 
  • Churches that welcome same gender weddings are invited to bring a candle in their favorite rainbow color!
Items to bring: candles, small keepsakes, photographs, flowers, small objects of importance to you or loved ones.

More information? 
Contact Melinda Dodge –
Cooperatively hosted by the California-Pacific chapters of
Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA) & Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN)

Download a shareable flyer here!  FRONT  BACK

Oct 31: Santa Monica, Pet Expo

Santa Monica Pet Expo & Pet adoption is a FREE and exciting day-long festival for the entire family – dogs/cats and their owners, dog lovers -, friends and visitors from town and surrounding areas, featuring: Vendors/Exhibitors, Sponsors, Pet Adoption and Rescue Organizations, Dog Trainers, Groomers and more.

World’s largest animal fare by the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica & Venice Beach, where our four legs loved ones are honored, celebrated and treated as well as they deserve.
Join us for a Pet Parade (registration required) and multiple festivities at the Santa Monica Beach Beach Parking Lot 1N.

Visit our webpage at
Like us on Facebook:
ExhibitorVendor Registration at
Food Truck Request: Contact us at
Sponsor Request at


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is plenty Parking Space at the Expo: on site, on the Pier and all around the City of Santa Monica and Santa Monica Beach

What can/can’t I bring to the event?
Bring your Pet for a Pet Parade (Registration required). Please keep your pet on a leash !

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please send us an email at

Nov 7: Temecula, French Valley Wings and WIne

This is the Inaugural 2015 Wine & Brew Festival at the French Valley Air Show which takes place on Saturday, November 7, 2015. This is the first air show of its kind in the Temecula Valley region of Riverside County. This is a FREE* community event held at the French Valley Airport. Be treated to aircraft aerobatics, live entertainment, and a wide selection of food/beverage options, merchandise and recreational activities for all ages. All of the acts, as they are confirmed, will be posted on the French Valley Airshow website

In addition to the FREE Air Show, spectators can attend the Wine & Brew Festival* sampling some of Inland Southern California’s premiere wine and craft brews. In addition to the samplings, attendees will have the opportunity to taste the delights of gourmet food trucks and rock-out to live music.

Ticket information:
 *Paid Admission Required for Wine & Brew Festival ONLY – The Air Show is a FREE community event

Sept 19: Long Beach, Folk Revival Festival

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The 3nd annual Long Beach Folk Revival Festival is set to take place on September 19th, 2015 from 11am to 11pm returning to Rainbow Lagoon Park just across from Shoreline Village and the Marina in Downtown Long Beach, CA. This beautiful ocean front location sets the perfect stage for showcasing the best in Folk, Roots, Americana, & Bluegrass music acts.

This year indie-folk rockers Deer Tick hailing all the way from Providence, Rhode Island will headline the festival along with LA’s very own He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister, Legendary Shack Shakers who will be supporting a new album, The Tillers from Ohio who are making their West Coast debut, The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit who people couldn’t get enough of last year, The Brothers Comatose, Possessed by Paul James, Moonsville Collective, Snakearm, The Haunted Windchimes , Sawtooth, Wimberley Bluegrass Band, Tom Vandenavond, Bearcoon,Jamie Wyatt, Smooth Hound Smith, Phil Celia Band, Fiddle & Pine, Yellow Red Sparks, & Introducing: Lovely Outlaws


This family-friendly music festival will have something for everyone and in addition to the great music, all your favorites from last year are back including the Pie Eating Contest, Kids Area with Crafts, Music, Games, & the “Instrument Petting Zoo”, Craft Brews on tap & Gourmet Food Trucks & booths, Beard & Mustache Contest, Open Bluegrass Jam, Deering Banjo Contest, & more.


General Admission tickets are $20 in advance, and $30 at the door. We will be allowing small blankets and low backed chairs this year! Children 12 & under as well as Seniors 75 & older are FREE! We will have a brand new VIP experience this year with an amazing view of the main stage, private bar, private restrooms, & more. 21 and over please!


The Folk Revival Festival is conveniently located in beautiful downtown Long Beach, CA right along the ocean front at Rainbow Lagoon Park. The official address is: E Shoreline Dr Long Beach, CA 90802