DP GETTING OUT Dana Point
YOUR SEVEN-DAY EVENT PLANNER
What’s going on in and around town this week COMPILED BY STAFF
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Friday | 15 CASA COASTAL: THE ART OF BAJA CALIFORNIA 6 p.m. Casa Romantica will host a free reception for its new art exhibit, “The Art of Baja California.” The reception is open to the public and includes live music and entertainment, folklórico dancers, family-fun activities, artist meet-and-greet times, sunset tours of Casa Romantica and access to a food and beverage pop-up cafe with regional fare cooked by awardwinning chefs. The exhibition opening party is made possible with support from the Consulado de Mexico. 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente. 949.498.2139. www.casaromantica.org. IT’S MILLERTIME AT HARPOON HENRY’S 7:30-11:30 p.m. Great menu, a friendly staff and Millertime Boogie will make any evening special. 34555 Street of the Golden Lantern, Dana Point. 949.493.2933. www.windandseasrestaurants.com.
Saturday | 16 SAN CLEMENTE CAR SHOW 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Join the Downtown Business Association as they present the 23rd annual car show on Avenida Del Mar in San Clemente. Stroll the street amongst quality show cars from classics to the exotic. The event generally draws hundreds of cars, and includes a variety of vendors, entertainment, food trucks, vintage trailers and exhibits. Bring the whole family, and take time to shop or browse Del Mar stores which are also open. Free shuttle service offered from San Clemente High School parking lot from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Learn more about applying for cars or vendor booths at www.villagesanclemente.org. FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND AT THE HARBOR 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Spend the weekend seaside during the Father’s Day Fine Art Show & Sale at the Harbor Boardwalk. Peruse works of art including watercolor, Dana Point Times June 15-21, 2018
Celebrate International Surf Day at Hobie Surf shop with the Surfrider Foundation, sponsored by Hobie Dana Point and the Ocean Institute. Photo: Courtesy
SATURDAY, JUNE 16: THE SURFRIDER FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL SURF DAY CELEBRATION 6-9 p.m. Surfrider Foundation’s South Orange County International Surf Day is hosted by Hobie Dana Point and the Ocean Institute. Hot dogs, popcorn and goodies served and the movie Smog of the Sea will be shown at dusk. Remember to bring a water bottle. No RSVP needed. This is a family friendly, all-ages annual event. 34174 Pacific Coast Hwy., Dana Point. www.hobiesurfshop.com.
oil, colored pencil, photography and more by several award-winning local artists. Sail the high seas and enjoy specials from Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching including a Father’s Day Dinner Cruise featuring live music, a barbecue dinner and more, or book a fishing trip to celebrate. Additional whale watching excursions are available from Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari and the Ocean Institute, and visitors can also experience kayaking and paddle boarding this Father’s Day weekend and beyond. 34675 Street of the Golden Lantern. www.danapointchamber. com. 4TH ANNUAL DANA POINT TROLLEY HOP 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. The Dana Point Trolley Hop is back. The Dana Point Trolley Hop celebrates the return of the Dana Point Trolley with Dana Point restaurants offering specially priced food and drink items. Mugs are available now for $10. A full list of where mugs can be purchased and participating restaurants can be found on www.danapointtimes.com.
Sunday | 17 IHEARTYOGA IN THE PARK 10 a.m. Every day in front of the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point at Lantern Bay Park there is Yoga in the Park. Suggested donation is $8. No
reservation necessary, just bring a yoga mat, water bottle and a smile. All ages and levels are welcome. 25111 Park Lantern. www.iheartyoga.org.
Monday | 18 OCEAN INSTITUTE GUIDED TIDEPOOL HIKE 9-10:30 a.m. This hike will lead guests into the Rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home. Be prepared for rocky, uneven, and slick terrain for the entire hike. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point. 949.496.2274. Sign up in advance at www.oceaninstitute.org.
Tuesday | 19 TINY TOTS: PARENT AND ME PROGRAM AT OCEAN INSTITUTE 9:30-10:30 a.m. Join us for this six-week, maritime-themed series of exploration and play. Stretch your child’s imagination through creative play that supports language development, social interaction and problem solving. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point. 949.496.2274. Register for the series or for a drop-in class only at www.ocean-institute.org. Page 8
Wednesday | 20 WRITE ON! WRITERS GROUP 5 p.m. Write On! is a group of Orange County writers who meet twice a month at the Dana Point Library to read, critique and support each other’s work. Dana Point Library Community Room. 33841 Niguel Rd., Dana Point. 949.496.5517. www.ocpl.org. DOHENY STATE BEACH VISITOR CENTER 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Join the volunteer team at the Doheny State Beach Visitor Center. It’s fun and easy. Open every day. If interested in volunteering and welcoming Doheny’s many visitors, contact Kathy at email@example.com or Vicki at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday | 21 OCEAN INSTITUTE FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT: COSMOS TO CUTTLEFISH 6-8 p.m. Countless stars have shaped our planet and given rise to the incredible varieties of life that surround us. From apes to whales, stars to sea, explore the fascinating biology and behavior that connects all life across space and time at the Ocean Institute’s Family Science Night on cosmos and cuttlefish. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point. 949.496.2274. www.ocean-institute.org. www.danapointtimes.com