Jul 14, 2014

Cinema Under the Stars At Oak Canyon Nature Center

Come see a movie at Oak Canyon Nature Center!

Each evening begins in the ampitheatre with a twilight walk at 7:30 pm let by our staff naturalists, followed by our feature presentation at 8 pm.

Blankets or jackets are suggested.

Admission is $5 (donation- per family)

And what would a movie be without the snacks? Visit the cool Oak Canyon Snack Bar during your movie to get all your movie favorites, including popcorn, candy, water, and more! All proceeds go directly to the Nature Center.

Movie lineup

Friday, July 18 @ 8 pm

 Friday, July 25 @ 8 pm

Friday, August 1 @ 8 pm


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Jul 9, 2014

"Baby's Night Out" at UltraLuxe Anaheim Cinemas

Mom and Dad, grab that diaper bag and head to the movies! Yes, you're bringing the kiddo with you to see a movie on the big screen.

UltraLuxe Anaheim Cinemas offers parents with infants a new way to do 'date night' with Baby's Night Out.

Baby's Nigh Out special features include:

  • Dimmed lights
  • Reduced volume, and changing facilities in the auditorium!
  • Valet stroller parking (as long as cast-members are available to park the strollers in the designated area outside of auditorium).
  • Early bird pricing applies! 

Thursday, July 10 - Transformers: Age of Extinction
Thursday, July 17 - Planet of the Apes
Thursday, July 24 - Sex Tape
Thursday, July 31 - Lucy

UltraLuxe Anaheim Cinemas - 321 W. Katella, Ave., Anaheim 92802
(located inside The Gardenwalk)
Guest services: 714-399-0305

Jul 7, 2014

Total Wine & More: Wine Class

Gallivant through France with Total Wine & More at their newest wine class on July 10!

Barets, Baguetts and Bordeaux...yes please.
Join the adventure as the experts at Total Wine & More take guests on a delicious journey through some of the most exquisite wines from France.

Guests will be able to explore the famous appellations and wine growing areas of France, sipping on the food-friendly wines of Alsace, extraordinary wines of the Lorie Valley, and elegant Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Burgandy.

The event will be held at the following CA Total Wine & More locations: Northridge, Thousand Oaks, Tustin, Brea, Laguna Hills, Palm Desert, Rancho Cucamonga, Roseville, Sacramento (Arden), and Folsom

Event Information:
Cost - $20 per person (seating is limited, call your local store for reservations)
Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Locations: Various (see above)

Total Wine & More Classroom

Jul 2, 2014


Cooking. Food. Yum!

Try something new - that's where Williams-Sonoma comes in. Not only do they carry tons of fantastic kitchen and home supplies but they're now also offering cooking classes and FREE technique classes!

Every month Williams-Sonoma hosts new and fun classes for you to attend and learn something from. Learn about cuisines from around the world - and close to home -from their talented chefs and culinary experts.

Nothing like going home and showing off some new skills in the kitchen. So even though this month's almost over and I'm late in posting this info, you can still participate in their awesome upcoming class for adults and kids:

Fresh From the Farm: Cobblers, Crumbs & Pies
Sunday, July 6 (call local store for time)
With farmers’ markets at their everything-is-in-season glory, choosing which fruits to carry home can be the hardest part of shopping. Join us and we’ll celebrate regional picks and create delicious fruit desserts.

Get Inspiralized
Sunday, July 13 
(call local store for time)
Join us for a class designed by Ali Maffucci, blogger and founder of Inspiralized.com, the ultimate online resource for cooking with the spiralizer. This class will teach you some of Ali’s favorite recipes and tips. These recipes are perfect for summer, many of them are gluten-free and paleo-friendly as well.

From the Garden
Sunday, July 20 
(call local store for time)
Are you ready for your bumper crops? Join us in this class and learn how to make the most of summer’s bounty. Whether you have bushels of tomatoes, corn, zucchini or peaches, learning how to can these favorites is not only practical but a delicious way to enjoy summer’s finest later.

We Love Tomatoes
Sunday, July 27 
(call local store for time)
A ripe tomato may just be the perfect piece of summer produce. Join us and learn delicious ways to enjoy tomatoes, tools for preparation and knife skills to make the most of every plump, juicy tomato that passes through your kitchen this summer.
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Handheld Fruit Pies
Saturday, July 5 @ 10 am
Juicy fruit and a yummy crust – learn how to make delicious personal sized pies. Suitable for ages 8 and up.

Saturday, July 12 @ 10 am
By now you’ve tried our spiralizer, but do you know how many fun things you can spiralize? Join us and we’ll teach you how to get “inspiralized.” Suitable for ages 5 and up.

Spectacular Summer Salads
Sunday, July 9 @ 10 am
What’s your favorite part of the salad? Join us and we’ll teach you how to prepare a delicious salad filled with vegetables, meats, cheeses and croutons and tossed with a creamy dressing. Suitable for ages 8 and up.

Saturday, July 26 at 10 am
From fruit to chocolate, shakes are fun any time of the day. We’ll teach you how to combine different  flavors – or even swirl in a fruit sauce or add a crunchy topping. Suitable for ages 5 and up.

General Info:
Each 1½ - to 2 hour class includes a cooking demonstration, generous samples of featured dishes and printed recipes to take home.

• Class fees vary by store location.

• Participants receive a 10% discount on store purchases the day of the class.

• Available at select stores; class dates and times vary by store location.

• Space is limited and reservations are required. Select store only, contact your local store for more details.

Find your local Williams-Sonoma store here.