French Film Festival presented by the Humanities Division March 6, 8, and 13-15, from 7:30pm – 10:00pm at Fullerton College, in the Wilshire Auditorium. The festival showcases award-winning French films, representing a range of genres and diversity that will ensure the festival shows the best in entertainment and artistic endeavors to the community.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, the Cypress Community Center will have a workshop on “Veterans and Entrepreneurship.” Accustomed to accountability, veterans know the value of being decisive and flexible. The U.S. Small Business Administration is focused on helping veterans realize their entrepreneurial dreams and has developed programs in the areas of access to capital, counseling, and contracting opportunities. This FREE event is held in partnership with the Small Business Administration.
The Society for California Veterinary Vaccine Care will be providing low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinics for cats and dogs at La Mirada Regional Park on Thursday, March 13.Â All pet owners must be over the age of 18, pets must be on a leash or in carriers. For more info visit: http://www.cityoflamirada.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=4990
Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival Mar 14th and 15th 2014 at Fullerton College. The keystone of the Theatre Arts high school outreach program is the Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival Over sixty high schools send over two thousand actors and designers to Fullerton College's campus for two days of competition, workshops, and inspiration. The Opening Ceremony will take place at 11:00am on Friday. Find out more by logging on here: http://www.theaterfestival.fullcoll.us/
The Buena Park Cable Foundation is once again offering up to $5000 to college students or graduating high school seniors who are residents of Buena Park and are majoring in the fields of communications. Download application at (make hyper link the word here) Apply by March 31 by 5:30pm http://www.buenapark.com/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=6198
Fullerton, CA – The Fullerton Museum is proud to present the Memories of World War II Speaker Series, during the month of March in conjunction with the current photographs that are on display through April 13, 2014. The speaker series, starting on March 8, includes:
The Spring Eggstravaganza will be Saturday, April 19, Boisseranc Park. Activities begin at 9:00 a.m. Activities include stage entertainment, children's crafts, field games, a petting zoo, moonbounces, visits with the Spring Bunny, and of course, the candy scramble for children 12 years of age and younger. For more info visit: https://www.buenapark.com/Index.aspx?page=128
Every child deserves to have a safe, loving and permanent family. Children’s Bureau needs foster families who will care specifically for infants and toddlers during the reunification process with their parents. There are also 114,000 children currently in foster care who are unable to return to their families of origin. Children’s Bureau is seeking caring families to consider adopting these children. Families are also needed for teenagers, older children and large sibling sets. The agency is holding a monthly information meeting for those interested in learning more on Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00 a.m. – Noon at Children’s Bureau Family Center, 1910 Magnolia Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007.
Looking for Live music in downtown Fullerton? McClain's Coffee House, 817 N. Harbor, features live acoustic folk and blues music Thursdays through Saturdays after 6 p.m. Tyrone Wells plays every Thursday night, and the owners promise that every weekend there is always "something new." In addition, local artists are invited to display their work every month.
Are you or your family looking for something to do on a Saturday? Try a hands-on experience with nature at the Oak Canyon Nature Center, and you don’t have to go any further than Anaheim! Every Saturday morning a Nature Center Naturalist will lead hour long hikes through Oak Canyon. There is a live animal demonstration themed to the Canyon’s plants, animals, history, ecology, and more. Pre-registration is not required. The center is located at 6700 E. Walnut Canyon Rd. in Anaheim and asks for a $5 donation per family. For more information call 714-998-8380 or visit http://www.anaheim.net/title/Community+Services/Oak+Canyon+Nature+Center/
If you live in Whittier and your child needs some help with homework, you can head over to the Whittier Public Library. The library has a homework center that features computers, study rooms, text books and homework helpers. The homework center is free and is open 5 days a week. For more information visit www.cityofwhittier.org/depts/library/children/hwc/hours.asp
If you’re working on a history project, or are just interested in learning more about the history of Anaheim, make sure to stop by the Anaheim Heritage Center. The Heritage Center has an inventory of almost one million items organized and cataloged for use by scholars, students and researchers. The center is located at 241 S. Anaheim Blvd. For more information, call 714-765-6453 or visit http://library.anaheim.net
The Fullerton Public Library has opened a book lending vending machine! The vending machine is in the SOCO West parking structure, located near the elevator in the north-east corner of the structure. It has a 500 book capacity and all you need to access the books is your library card. A receipt will print out with the due date on it. For more information call the Fullerton Library at 714-738-6326 or visit www.fullertonlibrary.org
Garden Grove hosts a Farmers’ Market every Sunday from 9am-2pm. Vendors sell fresh produce and other food items on Main Street between Garden Grove Boulevard and Acacia Parkway. For more information, call Lee at (562) 449-9299
The Whittier Central library located at 10537 Santa Gertrudes in Whittier offers a Pajama Storytime for children 3 years and older. Wear your jammies and come for stories and fun every Monday night from 7-7:30pm. For more information, visit http://www.cityofwhittier.org/depts/library/
The City of Buena Park is now home to the brand new California Welcome Center and it will be a welcomed resource for all. The California Welcome Center (CWC) Buena Park is the only one in Orange County and will offer personal, concierge-style service to all of visitors, including traveler essentials like free brochures, free maps and directions, free computer and internet access, hotel reservations, discounted tickets, dining recommendations, as well as a gift shop with snacks, beverage and souvenirs. The CWC Buena Park is located at 6601 Beach Boulevard within the historic Stage Stop Hotel. Find out more by logging onto www.visitcwc.com/BuenaPark/
Come to the market - “Fullerton Market,” that is - for the best farm fresh produce, crafts and entertainment. The Fullerton Market brings you an outdoor shopping adventure for the entire family. Market hours are 4:00-8:30pm Thursdays on Wilshire, between Harbor and Pomona, in the Downtown Plaza, and there will be plenty of parking. For more information please call (714) 738-6545
The community international folk dance group, Veselo Selo, holds dances every Saturday night, from 7:30-10:30pm with line, circle and couple dances from countries all over the world. Veselo Selo meets at the Anaheim Unitarian Church. The church is located at 511 S Harbor in Anaheim. (714) 738-8008 or (714) 828-2581.
No room to grow your own fruits and vegetables at home? Rent a plot at the Community Gardens located on Thelma Drive just west of Knott Avenue. Buena Park residents may rent a large plot (30' x 20') for an annual fee of $60, medium plot (20' x 20') for $45 or a small plot (15' x 20') for $30. Call (714) 315-9508 for more information.
Adult softball is played year round in the city of Fullerton, winter, spring, summer and fall at Lemon and Woodcrest parks. There are men's, women's and coed leagues available. For more information go to www.mlsoftball or call the Major League Softball Customer Service Desk at (714) 289-1983, Extension 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday.
Come out to the certified Farmers Marketplace in Buena Park every Saturday.The marketplace is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Farm fresh fruits and vegetables for your choosing. Located on the corner of La Palma and Stanton. For more information please visit http://www.buenapark.com/Index.aspx?page=102
Cypress Recreation and Community Services invites all interested participants to register for Adult Sports. Participants must be 18 and older to participate in the leagues. Completed roster, copy of identification with proof of age for each player, signed waiver/code of conduct, and payment required at the time of registration to be considered for eligibility and placement in leagues. You can participate in Men’s and Co-ed Softball, Basketball, Kickball and open gym. Log onto www.cypressrec.com
The American Cancer Society offers an online interactive tool that provides a customized action plan to help improve overall health based on individual factors such as age, gender, weight, diet etc. People can take the Great American Health Check at www.cancer.org/greatamericans.