Caruso’s Oc Happenings ~ Central County



Coming up March 1-6 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Hall in is the Rock of Ages Musical. Rock of Ages is a rock/jukebox musical built around classic rock hits from the 80s, especially from the famous glam metal bands of the decade. The musical features songs from Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Steve Perry, Poison and Asia, among other well-known rock bands. For more information you can visit


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Sunday, 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.


Sunday, February 6 from 1:00-8:00pm the Village Crean will be hosting a Super Bowl XLV Party! The Super Bowl XLV Viewing Party at the Village Crean is the best way to watch the big game, live from Cowboy Stadium. Join over 200 guests to watch the big game in style. The In-N-Out truck and Villa Nova, beer and wine will be served.
Are you ready for some football? All proceeds benefit Children’s Bureau, Orange County’s leading non profit specializing in the prevention and treatment of child abuse.


Tomorrow, 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

Sunday February 6th from 12:00-3:30pm come and join the Bowers Museum in celebrating Chinese New Year at the family festival! On the first Sunday of every month, the Bowers invites you to bring your family to the museum for a free afternoon of cultural fun! This month’s spotlight shines on the music, dance, arts, and food of China! Come celebrate the Year of the Rabbit! Sponsored by the Nicholas Endowment.


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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