Caruso’s OC Happenings ~ Central County



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Coming up February 6th is the Surf City Pacific Shoreline Marathon. This annual 26.2 mile marathon travels along oceanfront course. Categories include; Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and Kid’s 1 Mile. This event features an amazing collector series of surfboard finisher medals, Surf Bands along the course and a beachfront expo. For more information you can call 888-422-0786.


Coming up Saturday February 19th at 8am is the Timberwolf 5 K Run/Walk. “Run with the Pack” on a USATF-Certified 5K course to test your tactics and your race fitness. For casual runners and walkers, the breathtaking views will make the 3-mile journey well worth the price of admission. Come check out the scenery and enjoy the company of hundreds of friendly fitness enthusiasts. And for the kids and those adults who want to smile from start to finish, we have the 1K “Fun Run.” Register by February 14th for the best price. The race features: Micro-chip timing Awards by category and age Walkers and casual participants are welcome! All registered participants will receive a commemorative event t-shirt. Great free food, including lots of goodies from our fabulous sponsors!


Coming up February 26 is Race on the Base! The yearly event has continued to provide not only a forum for local avid runners and walkers, but has also instilled a sense of pride and teamwork between the Los Alamitos City Council, the citizens of Los Alamitos, the Rossmoor Community Services District, and the local business community. All proceeds will benefit the USA Water Polo National Aquatic Center at the Joint Forces Training Base. For more information you can call 562-430-1073.


NOW through January 27th is Newport Beach Restaurant Week! The City of Newport Beach, Southern California’s Premier Dining Destination, invites you to Newport Beach Restaurant Week which is a Citywide Culinary Celebration. Lunch ranges from $15-$20 and dinner ranges from $25- $45. No passes, tickets or coupons required. Simply dine at a participating restaurant. Early reservations recommended. Close to 100 of Newport Beach’s finest eateries will participate for a full week in this citywide culinary celebration, serving up special prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus at bargain prices. Most restaurants will offer a minimum of three offerings per course giving the dining community an incredible opportunity enjoy exceptional prix-fixe meals prepared by the hottest Newport Beach Chefs! For more information and a complete list of participating restaurants you can visit


Coming up February 5 from 9am-4pm is the Meditation & Personal Growth Retreat (Center for Spiritual Development). Come Join Dr. Puff and Elizabeth Cappelletti, M.A., LMFT in Living a Meditative Life! In this one day retreat, they will guide you by giving you skills that will allow you to still your mind throughout the day and stop being troubled by negative thoughts. You can develop the ability to experience peace and bliss throughout your day. For more information you can contact Stephanie Fisher at (703) 628-2063 or email her at


Starting January 29 through May 1 Discovery Science Center Sesame Street Presents: “The Body”. The Body is Discovery Science Center’s most exciting exhibit all about you! This unique exhibit offers a learning experience set in the familiar and reassuring world of Sesame Street. The exhibit is an exciting collection of hands-on, interactive and multimedia experiences that allow children to explore the human body. For more information you can visit


Calling all Lifeguards! It’s that time already! Coming up May 21st, 2011 are tryouts for Ocean Lifeguards. Check-in is at 8 AM @ Lifeguard Headquarters. You must have a valid California Drivers License and diploma or GED equivalent. If under 18, a parent must sign the waiver of liability. Forms and information are available at Lifeguard Headquarters (562) 430-2613.


Coming up April 16th from 8am-12pm is the Community Yard Sale! The event takes place at the Tustin Area Senior Center parking lot. Vendor applications are now being accepted for the event through March 4th. For more information you can call Erica Desselle at 714-573-3321 or email her at Applications for the event are located at 


Coming up this summer on June 25, 2011 the Friends of the Villa Park Library (FOVPL) are happy to be putting on the seventh annual Villa Park 5K run/walk, the second annual Progressive Marathon, the first annual 10K, and the first annual interrupted 15K which starts and ends at the Villa Park High School.  Race Day Registration starts at 6 AM, 5K Run/Walk at 7:15 AM and 10K Run at 7:55 AM. For more information or to fill out an entry form you can visit

And thank you for making me Your Orange County Real Estate Connection.

Best regards.                   

Michael Caruso, Broker ABR ABRM CLHMS CRB CRS GREEN GRI            

Past President, Orange County Association of Realtors   (949) 753-7900


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