HEROS, FIREWORKS, MILITARY VEHICLES & NASCAR FLASH: American Idol Finalist and Former United States Marine Josh Gracin opens with the National Anthem as once again, Irwindale Speedway lights up the night sky over the San Gabriel Valley in a special tribute to our Armed Forces both active and retired. "We're really going to go all out to make Saturday night, May 25 something special at the race track this year," said track CEO Jim Cohan.
1st Annual OCCARES Benefit Celebration
Orangewood Academy Auditorium
Concert, Healthy Food, Silent Auction and Raffles to benefit three organizations in Orange County:
* Dr. Riba's Health Club (www.drribashealthclub.org)
*Giving Children Hope (www.gchope.org)
*The Joyful Child Foundation (www.thejoyfulchild.org)
If you would like to volunteer or become a sponser call at (714) 756-0066 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Traditional Memorial Day Services in Redondo Beach by the Redondo Pier. Music, commentary and honors to the fallen. Asm. Al Muratsuchi keynote speaker.
Ceremony followed by BBQ at adjacent Elks Lodge in the park.
Hot Country Nights at Sagebrush Cantina!
The dance floor's heatin' up at Sagebrush Cantina! Polish yer boots and get yer Daisy Dukes out! It's gonna be HOT!
Tina Michelle & the Rhinestone Cowboys are playin' yer favorite country hits, from Miranda Lambert to Johnny Cash.
Come at 7:30pm for a FREE line dance lesson and enjoy Coors Lite on special before 10pm!
Full menu and bar!
Bark For Life of Jurupa Valley
Louis Robidoux Nature Center
Relay For Life of Jurupa Valley has gone to the dogs! Now man and his best friend can team up together in the fight against cancer. Bark For Life is an American Cancer Society event designed especially for dog lovers to honor the care giving qualities of our canine “Best Friends.”
Dogs and their two legged loved ones join together to walk a one mile course…then enjoy a canine celebration with music, exhibits, contest, and prizes.
Golden Paw Award for Top Fundraising Dog
Smallest Dog, Biggest Dog, Best Costume, Best Trick, Owner/Dog look alike and more!
$10.00 for first dog and $5.00 for additional dogs, including a FREE commemorative Bark For Life doggie bandana. All dogs must be on a leash (max 6’), licensed, and shots current.
To register or for information go to www.relayforlife.org/barkjurupavalleyca or contact
Jennifer Todd at email@example.com or (951) 552-0285.
Join us to “Take a Bite Out of Cancer!”
LAPD's Still Saving Lives Car Show
Warner Center Park
Free Public Admission
25 of the best gourmet food trucks around, including the Go Country Chuck Wagon
SWAT, K-9, Bomb Squad
LAPD's Motorcycle Drill Team
Raffles & Silent Auctions
Event host: Mark Kriski from the KTLA Morning News
Country Western Family Festival benefiting children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities.
Festival will include live country music, petting zoo, face painting, Barbeque Food, Wine and Beer Garden, Crafts for sale, Silent Auction items..and more!! Tickets $35 each or family Pak 4 Tickets $100 include ALL BBQ and events (excludes beer and wine garden). All proceeds benefit AbilityFirst Claremont Center helping Children with Physical and Developmental Disabilities.
Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival
Lake Skinner Recreation Area
It's the 30th Annual with something for everyone, including Country Friday!Nestled among rolling hills of vineyards and surrounded by the Shipley Preserve, the Festival grounds offer a weekend in the park with concerts on the Main and Wine Garden Stages, wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, food and wine/beer pairing, hot air balloons and fine food.
Country night is
Inland Empire Job Fair - Monday, June 3
Ontario Airport Hotel
Meet face-to-face with top employers at the National Career Fairs Job Fair! Attendance is free for job seekers! Register at www.nationalcareerfairs.com/Inland_Empire/ and you will receive the company list and our online job fair guide. See you at the job fair!
Monday, June 3
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Ontario Airport Hotel
700 N. Haven Avenue
Ontario, California 91764
Age Suitability: 18 and up
For The Troops 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
Moorpark Country Club
For the Troops 3rd Annual Golf Tournament, to be held at the prestigious Moorpark Country Club and the public is invited to participate in an all-day extraordinary purpose… golfing For The Troops.
Shotgun starts 12:00 noon followed by a reception and elegant awards dinner. Sponsorship are available for many areas.
Individual golfer $175
Foursome $700 (includes golf, lunch and dinner)
Awards dinner $50
Four cars up for grabs on par 3's.
Beneficiaries of the event will go to For The Troops, a non profit organization that collects and fund raises to prepare “We Care” packages and ships them to all the troops serving around the world.
For The Troops is an all volunteer California Non-Profit Organization.
Federal Tax ID No. 20-8099782 section 501(c)(3).
For more information, please contact Tony DiRaimondo at 213-820-3811 or Mike Gurrola at 805-807-1916
For The Troops 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
Moorpark Country Club
Best Ball Sramble. All proceeds go to sending "We Care" Packages to U.S. Deployed Military Forces in Afghanistan. Items shipped are items requested by our troops i.e. baby wipes, lip balm, granola bars, AA and AAA bateries, socks, cans of tuna and more. Since 2006, 74,000+ packages have been sent. For more info, call Tony DiRaimondo, 213-820-3811.
Join us on June 7th, as we celebrate National Donut Day! We will be at Burbank's Donut Prince to commemorate The Salvation Army's influence on bringing donuts to The United States! Those in attendance will get to relive history as Salvation Army "Donut Lassies" hand out free donuts to veterans. There will be music and a portion of all sales at Donut Prince, as well as over 1,000 other participating local donut shops displaying the National Donut Day poster, will be donated to The Salvation Army's Haven Program for veterans.
About National Donut Day
National Donut Day commemorates the women volunteers who cooked donuts on the World War I battlefield, providing nourishment and care for American G.I.s. The pastries - virtually unknown in the States at the time - proved so popular that when the "doughboys" returned home, their demand for the sweet treat created the culinary phenomenon of the donut that has been embedded in American culture ever since.
Army Ball-"Give a Soldier a Night Off"
Westin Long Beach
Army Birthday Ball celebrating 238 years of service to the Nation. Honoring the Army and Soldiers. "Give a Soldier a Night Off". Contribute, donate and sponsor a soldier for this elegant military gala in Long Beach !
Chasing the Sun Family 5K and Fun Run
Calleguas Watershed Trail/La Mariposa School
TEENS Club of Adolfo Camarillo High School in association with Casa Pacifica presents our 1st Annual Chasing the Sun Family 5K and Fun Run. As a youth led nonprofit organization, TEENS Club (Teenage Endeavors Elevating Neighboring Students) has the mission of providing everyday necessities such as toiletries, food, clothing, and school supplies to less fortunate students and families within our community.
We invite you to join us in our efforts to enhance the lives of children living at the Casa Pacifica Campus. ALL proceeds will be donated towards creating a Running Fund to provide these children with the opportunity to pursue their passion of running with their own pair of running shoes.
Registration begins at 8 am
5K begins at 9 am
Fun Run begins at 10:15
Family Fun Expo after the run for all runners on the La Mariposa Field!
The Expo will feature booths by community vendors/sponsors, live entertainment, and kids zone (jolly jump and activities).
Race is NOT officially timed
Strike Against Child Abuse to Spare the Kids
Canoga Park Bowl
Local nonprofit, The International Child Advocacy Network (Yes ICAN), is hosting their annual event on June 9th. “Strike Against Child Abuse to Spare the Kids” is their way of providing a good time while raising these issues and creating a world fit for children. For $20 attendees will enjoy bowling with their favorite Star Wars characters, a silent auction, raffle and a light lunch. We are hoping to have our local fire station join us and some other surprise guests. This event is perfect for families and friends of all ages. Councilman Zine and Congressman Brad Sherman are both Advisory Board Member of Yes ICAN, and have attended the event in the past.
The nonprofit is dedicated to breaking the silence and cycle of abuse through education and information services. They provide facilitated support groups online for victims of child abuse and domestic violence. Their website receives over 30,000 visits a month. This event will help them raise money to keep these services open and free of charge.
DSAOC's 9th Annual Golf Tournament
Los Coyotes Country Club
On Monday, June 10, 2013, more than 160 golfers will join the Down Syndrome Association of Orange County (DSAOC) at Los Coyotes Country Club for the ninth annual Golf Tournament, Banquet & Auction to raise funds for important programs and services offered to our community that supports families and individuals with Down syndrome, which includes funding support for our Down syndrome pediatric clinic formed in alliance with CHOC Children’s, Orange County’s world famous pediatric hospital.
Dance Downtown at The Music Center, Line Dance
The Music Center Plaza
Jump in and join a joyous mass of dancing Angelenos on June 14 at The Music Center Plaza. Beginner dance lessons, live bands/DJs spinning tunes, and warm summer nights make for a chance to meet, greet, move and groove. Other dance forms will occur on other nights this summer.
LilyAnn's "LOVE YOU!", a New Concept in Comedy, to Open at The Ice House
Pasadena, California - May 9, 2013 - Bob Fisher, the innovative & fearless owner of Pasadena's world famous Ice House Comedy Club, whose instincts & comedic genius have given us such modern day giants of Comedy as David Letterman, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Lily Tomlin, Steve Martin, Billy Crystal, Ellen Degeneres, George Lopez & more, introduces a new concept in Comedy--The original comedic musical LilyAnn's "LOVE YOU!", featuring 16 contemporary radio-ready songs spanning the Pop, Rock, Country, and R&B genres and a young, talented international cast of 8 comedic actor/singer/dancers.
"Being at Ice House has afforded me the opportunity to lower what's known as the 4th Wall of Theatre," shares playwright/composer LilyAnn, who has been heralded by The Hollywood Reporter as "an outstanding musical writer" for her work on the legit stages of Los Angeles, and who pens the book, music & lyrics for all her original musical productions. "With 'Love You!'," adds LilyAnn, "we're doing something completely original and entirely different, something that's never been done before in a comedy club. Thanks, Boss!"
LilyAnn's "LOVE YOU!" previews Thursday, June 6th at 8 p.m., and officially opens to Industry & the Press with its VIP/Press Party the following Thursday, June 13th at The World Famous Stage2 at The Ice House, 24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, with 8 p.m. performances following every Thursday night in June. For reservations or more information, call (626) 577-1894, or visit www.icehousecomedy.com
Texaco Country Showdown After-Party & Concert
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa teamed up with GO COUNTRY 105 FM to bring you this ultimate Texaco Country Showdown AFTER PARTY!
Get up close and personal with this year’s finalists for a concert and celebration of unparalleled magic.
Saturday, June 29th
Gates open at 5:30 PM
•5:30pm: Doors open
•5:45pm: VIP Meet and Greet – VIP Ticket Holders Get Up Close
and Personal Before the Show with This Evening’s Performers
•6:15pm: Welcome/Opening Remarks
•8pm+: Music Concludes
Note: Food and Beverage concessions will be made available for your enjoyment throughout the night. All seats general admission for this fabulous venue under the stars. Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis. All sales final. Sorry, no exceptions.
Fiday Night Sing-alongs, Country Music
W.M. Keck Amphitheatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall
FRIDAY NIGHT SING-ALONGS
Let your voice be heard! Friday Night Sing-Alongs bring together songbirds of every stripe to raise their voices together. Enthusiasm and a love for singing is all that's needed. Song sheets provided, with musical backing by a live band.
On this night the focus will be on Country Music.
•The event is FREE. However, tickets are required for this event and are distributed beginning at 6PM on the day of event. One ticket per person waiting in line.
•There is limited seating, so come early. First come, first served.
•The event is a group sing and singers of all levels are welcome.
•Easy-to-use song sheets are provided.
•A facilitator will lead the group. Live band will provide musical accompaniment.
Covina High School Class of 1983 Reunion
Via Verde Country Club
Join the Hydrocephalus Association (HA) and the local hydrocephalus community and Alison Sweeney as we band together to support the largest non-profit organization dedicated solely to hydrocephalus.
While the WALK is a fun day for the whole family its underlying purpose is quite serious -- funding critically needed hydrocephalus research, as well as support and education for all of those living with the challenges of hydrocephalus. IT IS BRAIN SURGERY!
We hope you'll join us and support HA in its mission: to eliminate the challenges of hydrocephalus. There are a million reasons to participate...what's yours?
More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.