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HMB WEEKEND: To Kill A Mockingbird, Taste Of The Coast, Coastal Cleanup Day

What's going on this weekend around these parts of the San Mateo County coast.

 

Friday, Sept. 16, 2011

 

*”Eat for a Seat” Fundraiser for Coastal Repertory Theatre

Daily from Sept. 15 to Oct. 31

, the coastside’s popular live local theatre program, is running an “Eat for a Seat” event designed to raise money to renovate the theater's seating area.  Customers who dine at participating restaurants from September 15 through October 31 will be encouraged to donate to the cause. Restaurants will match guest donations up to a maximum of $1,000 each.

Participating restaurants include:

Café Gibraltar

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Mark Kostrzewa

Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.


315 Main Street #C

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Original finger-style acoustic guitar. Ranging in styles from new-age ambient, slide, flamenco, Brazilian, and contemporary original compositions. Mark has been playing for approximately 30 years but only recently in the last couple of years started playing out and about in the world.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Frankie's Dream (coastal rock and roll)

Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 7 to 10 p.m.

390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Enjoy a tasty meal and have a beer while listening to coastal rock and roll this Friday. For more information call (650) 728-2739.

 

*The Bills

Friday, Sept. 16 2011 7 to 10 p.m.

526 Main St

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

From the beautiful West Coast of Canada comes this extraordinary quintet, renowned among folk music fans of all ages for their instrumental virtuosity, lush vocal arrangements, exuberant live performances, evocative songwriting, and refreshingly innovative interpretations of traditional tunes from around the globe.

We will “pass the hat” for your generous contribution.

This concert benefits the Ocean View Lodge Scholarship Fund. Every year this fund provides financial assistance to deserving local high school seniors to continue their education in the performing arts and creative writing. Read more about the Scholarship Fund in the News and History sections of our web site.

 

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Walter Topper (jazz, rock and classical pianist)

Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

845 Main Street

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Have a taste of award-winning Mediterranean cuisine to Walter Topper’s piano. For more information call (650) 726-4090.

*Play: To Kill A Mockingbird

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., Tickets: $15 to $20

1167 Main St

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Award-winning Coastal Repertory Theatre unveils a classic, compelling production of the quintessential coming-of-age story, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

(Description written by organizer).

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

 

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Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 9 to 12 p.m.

Various spots along the coastside.

Montara

  • Montara State Beach: Meet in the Northern Parking lot of Montara State Beach (not the Outrigger). A cleanup crew will also be sent to Grey Whale Cove.

 

El Granada:

  • Mirada Surf West: Cleanup the bluff and Surfers Beach at Mirada West in El Granada.  Meet at the west side of Highway 1 at the intersection of Coronado & Highway 1.

Half Moon Bay     

  • Pilarcitos Creek: Meet in the Odwalla parking lot: 120 Stone Pine.
  • Poplar State Beach: Located a half-mile west of Hwy 1 at the end of Poplar Ave. Off Hwy 1, just south of Half Moon Bay State Beach. Parking available at the bluff top parking lot.
  • Francis State Beach: From Highway 1, turn west on Kelly Ave (south of Highway 92).  Park in Francis State Beach parking lot.
  • Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve: Meet at Purisima Creek Redwoods OSP North Ridge Parking Lot. Gate PCO1. Volunteers will remove invasive, non-native Ivy along the scenic Whittemore Gulch Trail in the Purisima Creek Watershed. Age limit: 14+  Registration required (flowstobay.org/ccd), maximum number of volunteers needed 15.

 Pescadero

  • Pescadero State Beach: Off Hwy 1. Meet at the beach's northern parking lot.
  • Gazos Beach: Hwy 1, about 20 miles south of the Highway 92 and Highway 1 intersection in HMB. Near the restaurant Gazos Grill.

On Saturday, Sept. 17, people of all ages can help make San Mateo County cleaner and greener by scouring beaches and watersheds during California Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer event of its kind in the state. Coastal Cleanup Day is coordinated by the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program and California Coastal Commission. This is the 27th year thousands of Californians will work together along beaches, shorelines and inland waterways to pick up cigarette butts, cans, bottles, plastic bags, grocery carts, old tires and other debris. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own bucket or reusable bag, gloves, and reusable water bottle.

(Description written by organizer).

 

 

*”Eat for a Seat” Fundraiser for Coastal Repertory Theatre

Daily from Sept. 15 to Oct. 31

, the coastside’s popular live local theatre program, is running an “Eat for a Seat” event designed to raise money to renovate the theater's seating area.  Customers who dine at participating restaurants from September 15 through October 31 will be encouraged to donate to the cause. Restaurants will match guest donations up to a maximum of $1,000 each.

Participating restaurants include:

Café Gibraltar

(Description written by organizer).

 

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Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Shoreline Station

225 Cabrillo Highway

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

The Farmer’s Market offers an abundance of locally grown and/or produced vegetables, fruits, organic products, gourmet cheese, herbs, seafood, organic coffee, desserts and wines directly from the people who produce them. For more info call Erin Tormey, Market Manager, 650-726-4802.

(Description written by organizer). 

 

*Half Moon Bay Coastal Flower Market

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

La Piazza

604 Main St.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Enjoy local and exotic blooms at Half Moon Bay Coastal Flower Market. Held the third Saturday of every month (except October). For more information call 650-712-9439.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Libros y Bebes Storytime at the Half Moon Bay Library

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 9:30 a.m. 

 
620 Correas St.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Bring your children to the Half Moon Bay Library for a morning of songs and stories in Spanish. For more information, call 650-726-2316.

 

*Childrens’ Saturday Crafts at the Half Moon Bay Library

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 10 a.m. 

Half Moon Bay Library  
620 Correas St.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Bring your children to the Half Moon Bay library for a morning of crafts and creativity. For more information, call 650-726-2316.

 

*Terry Disley Plays Jazz Piano

Weekly on Saturdays and Thursdays, 5 to 9 p.m., Sundays 12 to 4 p.m.

131 Mirada Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Come enjoy a meal at Miramar Beach Restaurant on a Thursday or Saturday, accompanied by Terry Disley’s jazz piano and an amazing ocean view. For more information, call (650) 726-9053.

 

*Cooking Demo and Tasting: Gluten Free Asian Cuisine

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 6 to 8 p.m.

150 San Mateo Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Get ready to impress your friends and family with these easy to prepare, delicious recipes. The Family Chef Amy Fothergill will teach you how to make some of her favorite, gluten- free Asian inspired dishes, including spicy edamame hummus with rice crackers, turkey quinoa lettuce wraps, and maple soy glazed fish over buckwheat noodles with miso broth. The cost of the class is $20 and preregistration is required. Preregister online at www.newleaf.com or call 650-726-3110 x 101.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Cypress Jazz Trio

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.


315 Main Street #C

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Cypress Jazz returns to the Music Box, with jazz standards, bebop, blues, and bossa. Bay Area veteran musicians Ruben Salcido (sax/flute), Russ Haines (guitar), Dave Schorr (bass) and Joss Cano (percussion) put their spin on the music, and even take requests (on occasion). Their enthusiasm for the music come through clearly in their playing. We are sure you will enjoy listening!

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Cocktail Monkeys (Award winning rock and roll)

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 7 to 10 p.m.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Enjoy a tasty meal and have a beer while listening to award winning rock and roll this Saturday. For more information, call (650) 728-2739.

 

*Deborah Winters (jazz vocalist and guitarist)

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

845 Main Street

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Have a taste of award winning Mediterranean cuisine to Deborah Winter’s guitar. For more information call (650) 726-4090.

*Play: To Kill A Mockingbird

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., Tickets: $15 to $20

1167 Main St

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Award-winning Coastal Repertory Theatre unveils a classic, compelling production of the quintessential coming-of-age story “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

(Description written by organizer).

 

*The City (called the soul of the Bay Area)

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 9 p.m. 21+

460 Capistrano Rd.

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Have a beer and enjoy listening to The City this Saturday For more information call 650-728-7096. 

 

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011

 

*”Eat for a Seat” Fundraiser for Coastal Repertory Theatre

Daily from Sept. 15 to Oct. 31

 

*”Eat for a Seat” Fundraiser for Coastal Repertory Theatre

Daily from Sept. 15 to Oct. 31

, the coastside’s popular live local theatre program, is running an “Eat for a Seat” event designed to raise money to renovate the theater's seating area.  Customers who dine at participating restaurants from September 15 through October 31 will be encouraged to donate to the cause. Restaurants will match guest donations up to a maximum of $1,000 each.

Participating restaurants include:

Café Gibraltar

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Companions in Waiting Pet Adoption Fair

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

80 Cabrillo Hwy N

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Companions In Waiting, a nonprofit pet rescue/adoption organization, will have an assortment of adoptable, adorable cats, small dogs and kittens who are all looking for their forever homes!    All animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, current with vaccinations and healthy!  For more details, call 650-328-0474.

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Terry Disley Plays Jazz Piano

Weekly on Saturdays and Thursdays, 5 to 9 p.m., Sundays 12 to 4 p.m.

Miramar Beach Restaurant

131 Mirada Rd

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Come enjoy a meal at Miramar Beach Restaurant on a Thursday or Saturday, accompanied by Terry Disley’s jazz piano and an amazing ocean view. For more information, call (650) 726-9053.

 *Play: To Kill A Mockingbird

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., Tickets: $15 to $20

1167 Main St

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Award-winning Coastal Repertory Theatre unveils a classic, compelling production of the quintessential coming-of-age story “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Fellowship Band featuring Brian Blade (Brian Blade - Drums, Jon Cowherd - Piano, Melvin Butler - Sax, Myron Walden - Sax, Chris Thomas – Bass)

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, 4:30 p.m., $35

311 Mirada Road

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Widely respected in the jazz world as the drummer for many heroes of the music world, including Daniel Lanois, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Wayne Shorter, Seal, Bill Frisell, and Emmylou Harris, Blade’s undeniably melodic approach as a composer has brought him to the forefront as band leader of the Fellowship Band, a long-running ensemble with whom he has released three albums and toured to critical acclaim.  This is a return engagement by special request from Pete Douglas.  Trust the house again for a stirring performance. 

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Taste of the Coast

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 5 to 8 p.m.

Seacrest School Gym

901 Arnold Way

Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

The Fifth Annual “Taste of the Coast” returns to Half Moon Bay on Sunday, September 18, an event designed to delight participants by showcasing 30 Coastside restaurants and offering an exciting array of silent auction items – all to benefit Senior Coastsiders.

This festive, fun and food-filled event takes place from 5 PM to 8 PM in the Sea Crest School Gymnasium, located at 901 Arnold Way, Half Moon Bay, CA. Tickets are $50 per person in advance ($30 for Seniors 65+) and include delicious food, delightful music and the chance to win exciting door prizes. Admission will also be available at the door for $60. Two raffle tickets ($10 value) are included with each admission ticket. All proceeds benefit Senior Coastsiders.

 

(Description written by organizer).

 

*Rockin Down the Hiway (hot rod rock and roll)

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 5 to 9 p.m.

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Enjoy a tasty meal and have a beer while listening to Rockin Down the Hiway this Sunday. For more information call (650) 728-2739.

 

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