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Monthly Events

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Social, Community and Holiday Events for 2016

Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of social activities, and events designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. The list is the most current events we have to offer. Check back again for more exciting events coming soon.

Wednesday Walkers (Every Wednesday)

Three Generation Family On Country Walk Together Smiling And Laughing.

STEP ONE: This program takes place every Wednesday at 8:30am. Participants will meet at the Senior Center and then walk either a 30-minute or 1 hour loop throughout Central Park.

STEP TWO: This program is FREE! But to join you’ll still need to sign-up at the front desk or online at HBSANDS.org. Activity number 450893-5A

STEP THREE: Show up each Wednesday morning starting   September 14th wearing comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. Let’s get healthy together!

A BRAND NEW WALKING CLUB LED BY STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS! FREE!

King Tut & The Mysteries of Egypt Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Exhibit & Mysteries of Egypt IMAX Wednesday (June 27, 2018)

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Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the
discovery of King Tut’s tomb the largest ever collection of artifacts is on tour and display at the CA Science Center. You will have approximately 3 hours at leisure to explore the exhibit as well as the Science Center including the space shuttle Endeavor. Enjoy lunch on your own at any of the center’s eateries or bring a sack lunch. Also included in the ticket is the IMAX movie, Mysteries of Egypt which brings to life the remarkable civilization on the 7 story IMAX screen. The movie follows the national geographic team as they uncover the secrets of the Pharaohs tombs and the pyramids. Members $82. Non-Members $92. Depart 9:15a.m. Return 4:15pm

Victorian & Venetian Bembridge House, Gondola Ride & Lunch (Thursday, July 12, 2018)

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Begin the day with a docent-guided tour of the Bembridge House, an 18 room Victorian home. It exemplifies the finest accomplishments of turn-of-the-century architectural designers and craftsmen. Continue onto the Whale & Ale, a pub restaurant fashioned in classic English Victorian style. Enjoy an included lunch with choice of entrée and dessert. Then experience old-world charm and a thousand-year-old tradition as you cruise through the enchanting canals of Naples, Long Beach on an original Italian gondola along with a singing gondolier. Member Price $106. Non-Member Price $116. Depart 9:15a.m. Return 5p.m. 

Summer Concert Festival (Saturday, July 21, 2018)

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Please join the Senior Center in Central Park and the Huntington Beach Council on Aging for their first annual Summer Concert Festival In the Park. This will be a fantastic and fun filled event under the lazy and cool twilight stars on Saturday July 21st from 5pm–8pm. There will be a full dinner, served al fresco, by the delicious Habit Burger food truck that will include your choice of a signature charburger with all the fixings, chicken sandwich or veggie burger with fries and a drink. There will also be a salad bar with the summer classics as well as a dessert bar to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy a frosty beer or a nice local wine at the beer garden where there will be offerings of craft delights as well as various non alcoholic beverages to complete the concert going experience. Come with family, friends, neighbors or anybody who enjoys a good concert for THE EVENT OF THE SUMMER SEASON. You can bring your own blanket and chairs, or stand in the open festival area around the garden, and enjoy the rocking-good tunes while you dance to the fantastic sounds of the Smokin’ Cobras.

THE SMOKIN' COBRAS, the world's coolest, premiere, Retro Hits band will perform the greatest songs of all time from the 50’s to the 80’s LIVE! They have performed at such venues as Dodger Stadium to international locales like Japan. The Smokin' Cobras have thrilled audiences with their rockin' revue of classic Retro Hits at park concerts, festivals, casinos, corporate functions and private events. The event will be first-come, first-seated for the lawn viewing areas with your own seating. But don't worry the dance floor will be open all night long. There will also be limited seating provided at the back of the estival in the garden area and under the patio. You can purchase your all inclusive tickets for the event at the Senior Center front desk for $15 for HBCOA Members and $20 for Non-Members. There will also be opportunities to win fun raffle prizes from the HBCOA. You will not want to miss out on this new and exciting event; so mark your calendars, grab your dancing shoes and purchase your tickets as there is limited availability. Transportation is available through the Surf City Seniors On the Go program, just give them a call at (714) 374 1742. For questions please contact the Senior Center front desk at (714) 536-5600. 

Pageant of The Masters (Thursday, July 26, 2018)

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The Pageant of the Masters recreates works of art that come to life along with full orchestration and live narration. The 2018 show titled “Under the Sun” highlights the new generation of impressionists and plein air painters from the early 20th century. There will also be no shortage of funand surprises as the Pageant acknowledges two local milestones: the 85th anniversary of the “living pictures” and the 100th anniversary ofLaguna Art Museum. You will not want to miss this exciting salute to a world of “art that lives and breathes”. Main-tier section seats. Eat priorto departure, bring a picnic or purchase food available on the pageant grounds. Suggested: sweater, seat cushion and binoculars to seedetails. Member Price $86. Non-Member Price $96. Depart 6p.m. Return 11:30p.m.

Victorian & Venetian Bembridge House, Gondola Ride & Lunch (Thursday, July 12, 2018)

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Begin the day with a docent-guided tour of the Bembridge House, an 18 room Victorian home. It exemplifies the finest accomplishments of turn-of-the-century architectural designers and craftsmen. Continue onto the Whale & Ale, a pub restaurant fashioned in classic English Victorian style. Enjoy an included lunch with choice of entrée and dessert. Experience old -world charm and a thousand-year-old tradition as you cruise through the enchanting canals of Naples Long Beach on an original Italian gondola along with a singing gondolier. Member Price $106. Non-Member Price $116. Depart 9:15am. Return 5pm

SANTA BARBARA RAIL N’ SAIL - Coastal Train Ride & Catamaran Cruise (Tuesday, August 7, 2018)

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Our rail and sail adventure begins as we motorcoach to L.A.’s Union Station to board the deluxe Coast Starlight train for a relaxing and scenic ride along the coast to Santa Barbara, known as “America’s Riviera.” The Coast Starlight is the only Amtrak train offering an observation car for spectacular ocean views! In Santa Barbara, our motorcoach will take us to Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara’s downtown Mediterranean-style shopping district. Enjoy time at your leisure for lunch on your own here and along State Street. This afternoon we’ll board a large catamaran for a narrated, two-hour cruise along the Santa Barbara coastline in search of sea lions, dolphins and an array of exotic birds that will provide for an unforgettable experience. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available. We will motorcoach home. Required: when booking,provide full legal name as it appears on your driver’s license or other government-issued photo identification that you will be presenting to Amtrak on the day of the tour. Suggested: sunscreen, hat, non-marking soled shoes and dress in layers as it tends to be cooler on the water. All stops subject to change without notice. Member Price: $125; Non Member Price: $135 Depart: 8:00 a.m. Return: 8:00 p.m.  

SANTA BARBARA SHOPPING BY RAIL - With Coastal Train Ride (Tuesday, August 7, 2018)

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Our shopping and rail adventure begins as we motorcoach to L.A.’s Union Station to board the deluxe Coast Starlight train for a relaxing and scenic ride along the coast to Santa Barbara, known as “America’s Riviera.” The Coast Starlight is the only Amtrak train offering an observation car for spectacular ocean views! In Santa Barbara, our motorcoach will take us to Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara’s downtown Mediterranean-style shopping district. Known for a unique artsy culture and flair, you’ll love exploring and relaxing in downtown Santa Barbara. You may even want to take the trolley to the wharf. We will motorcoach home. Required: when booking, provide full legal name as it appears on your driver’s license or other government issued photo identification that you will be presenting to Amtrak on the day of the tour. All stops subject to change without notice. Member Price: $85; Non-Member Price: $95. Depart: 8:00 a.m. Return: 8:00 p.m.  

Baseball, Billy Clubs & Bottle Caps w/including lunch at Police Academy Cafe (Wednesday, August 29, 2018 "8:00pm")

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Begin with a behind the scenes tour of Dodger Stadium where you will get to visit restricted areas including the Tommy Lasorda training center, the Vin Scullty press box, a luxury suite, the umpire tunnel and more. Take a walk on the field and sit in the dugout. Next enjoy an included lunch at the kitschy 1950’s diner-style Police Academy Café, recently re-opened after a major renovation. Dine with real cops, trainees and detectives while admiring police memorabilia that adorns the walls. The last stop of the day will be to Galco’s Soda Pop Shop– which has been featured on Huell Howser’s programs and boasts hundreds of vintage soda pop and candy brands. Suggested comfortable walking shoes as there is considerable walking, standing and stairs. Member Price $76. Non (8PM)

2018 Single-Day & Multi-Day "TOURS"

Special Travel, Trips and Tours

Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of travel, trips and tours for our members designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. CLICK HERE TO VIEW!