Monday, October 1, 2007

Free Homebuying Seminar

Description: An evening seminar covering the entire process of buying your first home.

Topics Included: The Role Of Your Realtor, Lender, Home Inspector, Escrow & Title Companies. How To Find And Choose The Right Home, Different Ways Of Taking Title, Taxes Benefits, Credit Scores, First-Time Homebuyer’s Loan Programs...

Cost: FREE.
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
Registration: 6:15 PM. Reservations Required!
Date: October 30, 2007.

Tel.: 1-800-237-3390, Ext. 72652 or simply E-mail,

Huntington Beach Central Library, Room E, 7111 Talbert Ave.
Sponsored by: First Allied Financial Services, The Louison Team of RE/MAX Real Estate Services, Tiempo Escrow and United General Title.

Play - The Cemetery Club

Description: The Cemetery Club is a witty and wise comedy with a kick. Take three middle-aged widows, one who flirts outrageously, one who is dedicated to the memory of her husband and one who is beginning to realize that she still has a life to live; throw an eligible widower into the mix and watch the sparks fly.
Dates: Through Oct. 14th 2007
Event Cost: $20.
Parking: Free.
Tel.: 714-375-0696.
Location: HB Central Library Playhouse Theater, 7111 Talbert Ave.

H.B. Chamber of Commerce - Networking Luncheon

Description: A networking lunch for members and prospective members. Includes a very nice buffet-style lunch, non-alcoholic beverages, and door prize drawings, plus a different guest speaker each meeting. Bring business cards, flyers and friends. Be prepared to give a 20 second introductory commercial.
Cost: $10 at the door.
Time: 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM.
No Reservations Required!
Chamber of Commerce Tel.: 714-536-8888.
Restaurant Tel.:714-793-1177.
Usually held on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month
Current Location: King’s Seafood Company, 7691 Edinger Ave. (Bella Terra Shopping Center)
Note: Location changes about every other month!

Business Networking International Breakfast Meeting

Description: The Orange Coast Chapter of Business Network International invites you to join them for an early morning breakfast meeting.

B.N.I. is a professional networking organization whose primary purpose is to exchange qualified business referrals. This is one of Orange County’s premier chapters and they only allow one member from each profession to join.

Note: Each applicant must pass the scrutiny of a membership committee, this includes a reference check. Not all visitors or applicants will be allowed to join.

The Orange Coast Chapter is currently looking for a great roofing contractor, plumbing contractor, home remodeling contractor, commercial realtor, professional property manager, real estate appraiser, real estate inspector, interior designer, notary, and a family law attorney. Several other professional categories are also currently available!

Meeting Cost: $10.00 Includes a nice continental style breakfast and beverage.
For reservations or more information please call Raymond Louison at 714-925-5361.
Day & Time: Thursdays at 7:00 to 8:30 AM
Location: HB Central Library, Conferance Room D, 7111 Talbert Ave.

This Surf City Lifestyles Tidbit was provided to you by the Surf City Guru and the Surf City Kahunas of Real Estate, The Louison Team.

H.B. Host Lions Club’s 15th Annual Oktoberfest Fundraiser

Description: Get out your lederhosen and learn the Chicken Dance at Oktoberfest in Huntington Beach. The event includes entertainment with German bands, dancing, a beer drinking contest and raffle prizes.
Cost: $11 per person.
Includes choice of bratwurst or chicken dinner with one beer, wine or soda.
Date: October 4, 2007
Time: 7:00 PM.
Tel: Barbara Tillman at 949-706-0622.
Location: Old World Restaurant, 7561 Center Ave.
(Just North of Bella Terra)

Boxer Orange County Rescue's Autumn Auction

Description: Come bid on a boxer and give him or her a great new home. Boxer Orange County Animal Rescue, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit rescue since January 2006. Their focus is rescuing Boxers and Boxer mixes, find loving homes for loving animals, and making a difference in the life of dogs who are in need.
Date: October 6, 2007
Time: 5:00 to 10:00 PM.
Tickets: $25.
Location: Murdy Park Hall, 7000 Norma Drive, Huntington Beach, CA.

Starlite’s Holidaze Craft Faire and Shop Early Boutique

Description: A one day craft faire and boutique sale featuring items such as jewelry, fashion accessories, home decor, handbags, gift & holiday items, and handmade craft items! Open to the public.
Date: October 6, 2007
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Location: Huntington Beach Masonic Lodge, 601 Palm Ave.
(Corner of Lake & Palm).
For more information call 714-607-2934.

Surfin Sundays - October 2007 Concert Schedule

Description: Outdoor concerts featuring surfer music.
A monthly fundraiser for the International Surfing Museum.
Performance Dates:
October 7th: Mister Neutron From New Jersey
October 14th: The Verbtones, also Jason Lee & The R.I.P. Tides
Performance Times: 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
Cost: Free!
Location: International Surfing Museum, 411 Olive St.

Sunday Breakfast at the Huntington Harbour Yacht Club

Description: This bi-monthly Sunday breakfast is designed to introduce Orange County residents to the Huntington Harbour Yacht Club. Come and meet our Commodore, staff officers and members. Ask about the club's "Junior Sailing Program" and adult sailing classes!
A nice buffet style breakfast is served at the low cost of just $10.
Boat ownership is not required for membership!
Membership includes reciprocation rights for docking & dining at numerous yacht clubs around the country and globe.
Dates: October 7th and 14th
Plenty of free parking or docking!
This breakfast is currently being held the 1st & 2nd Sunday (Subject to Change)
No Reservations Required.
Time: 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
Phone: 562-592-2186
Website: htttp://
Location: H.H.Y.C., 3821 Warner Avenue. (Next to the fire station) About One block inland from Pacific Coast Highway!

I Believe Benefit And Dinner Auction

Description: The Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Valley 29th annual fundraiser with emcee Ed Arnold. Entertainment, live and silent auctions and a fantastic meal are included.
Date: October 12, 2007
Time: 5:30 to 10:00 PM. Cost: $150/person.
Tel.: (714) 309-4962.
Location: Hyatt Regency H.B. Resort & Spa, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway.

Chamber of Commerce Evening Mixer

Description: Hosted by the Westminster Chamber of Commerce. You’re invited to come out and mingle with local chamber members and their guests. An evening of networking, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.
Date: October 18, 2007
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM.
Cost: $5 cover charge for non-members.
Tel.: 714-965-8000.
Location: Dave’s Flowers, 6332 Westminster Blvd., Westminster.

The Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Presents The Boutique of Lights

Description: The “Boutique of Lights” will be featuring items such as jewelry, fashion accessories, home decor, handbags, gift & holiday items, chocolates, attic treasures and fabulous opportunity prizes!
All proceeds benefit the Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Cruise of Lights to support the Philharmonic Society's Youth Music Education.
Dates and Times:
Thursday, October 18th (11:00 AM - 7:00PM)
Friday, October 19th (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saturday, October 20th (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Location: Harbour View Park, 16650 Saybrook Lane.

Rodgers Seniors' Center - Monthly Ballroom Dance

Description: Adults of all ages are invited to attend the Huntington Beach Council on Aging Ballroom Dance. Each event features live music, snacks and beverages.
Date: October 19, 2007
Time: 7:30 to 10:30 PM.
Price: $5.
Tel: 714-536-9387.
Location: Rodgers Seniors' Center, 1706 Orange Avenue.

The Notion Anti-Apparel 2007 Pro-Am Surf Series

Description: This surfing competition will include product giveaways and prize packages for the winners in the Pro and Grom Divisions
(age 17 and under).
Time: 7:00 AM.
Cost: $50/Grom; $75/Pro.
Tel.: 949-722-6334 or 714-814-7129.
Location: Pacific Coast Highway at Golden West Street, H.B.

V. W. Bus Fest 2007

October 21, 2007

Das O.C.T.O "VW Bus Fest 2007"

Description: Orange County Transporter Organization presents the premier V.W. fest.
Das O.C.T.O. is the Fall bus event, swap and display meet with refreshments, raffle prizes and more for 1967 and earlier Volkswagen buses.
Time: 8:00 AM.
Tel: 714-374-7506.
Location: H.B. High School, 1900 Main St.

Full Moon Gondola Cruises

Description: Huntington Harbour Gondola Cruises are featuring cruises for tonight’s full moon. A relaxing and romantic way to enjoy a nice bottle of wine as the beautiful moon rises over the Huntington Harbour. This event is great for couples, birthdays, anniversaries, or simply to enjoy the scenic views around and above Huntington Harbour. They also offer romantic sunset gondola cruises. These exquisite and authentic gondola tours are offered by world class gondoliers.
Tel.: 888-609-5665.
Location: Peter's Landing and Marina, 16370 Pacific Coast Highway.
Members of the Huntingotn Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Surfing America USA Championships

October 22nd to 28th!
Description: The premiere amateur surfing event featuring the best young and adult surfers in the nation. Participation is by invitation only.
Tel. 949-276-4660.
Location: 400 Pacific Coast Highway, H.B.

Surf City Halloween Celebration on Main Street

Description: For children of all ages, this annual Halloween celebration features trick or treating, kiddies rides and more. Sponsored by the Downtown Business Association, the spooky festivities include a moon bounce, air slide, pony and hay rides, pumpkin carving, booths for coloring, and a Halloween costume contest with prizes for best costumes. Come by and see Raymond & Stephanie in costume on Main Street! We will be just outside our office on Halloween, in costume and handing out candy.
Location: 301 Main Street to P.C.H.
For more information, contact Raymond or Stephanie Louison at RE/MAX Real Estate Services, Huntington Beach Office.
Phone: 714-925-5361