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This Week on Catalina Island!

SPECIAL EVENTS:

6/23-8/29   Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday)
Bring your beach chair and some friends to the South Beach Lifeguard stand every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 6:00-7:00pm. Bingo cards are $1 each and participants can win fun local prizes. City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-0220 ext. 231, www.CityofAvalon.com

6/24-8/26   Kid’s Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) 
Free activity! Bring your own rod & reel or dropline (or purchase on the Green Pier) and join our fishing guide! Prizes awarded every week following the derby. Bait & gear also available on the Pier. 7am-9am every Wednesday. City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-0220 ext. 231, www.CityofAvalon.com

LIVE Catalina Acoustic Sessions every Saturday in the summer at Metropole Market Place 6pm-9pm.  Beer and wine can be purchased at the Three Palms Restaurant.

7/20 Movie on the Beach hosted by CHOICES: JOURNEY 2 
Free movie on the beach!  Bring the whole family to enjoy complimentary movies on the beach.  Snacks and popcorn available for purchase and benefit CHOICES (Citizens Helping Our Island Children End Substance abuse).

7/25  Catalina Island Summer Concert Series on Wrigley Plaza Stage
The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Xceptional Music Company are pleased to present "Xceptional Dance", a FREE, family friendly Summer Concert, next to the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. Concerts are from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. A Beer & Wine Garden will be available at all concerts. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau. 310-510-1520, www.CatalinaChamber.com

MOVIE:

Current Movie:  Terminator Genisys, Rated PG-13, 7/24-7/30
Upcoming Movie:  TBA

Movie Times: Nightly at 7:30pm at the Avalon Theatre (Casino Building), admission $15 adults; $13 seniors/children. Special Matinee showiings on Saturdays at 4:30pm, admission $10 adult; $8 seniors/children.
Page Organ concerts on Saturday evenings before the movie begins.
Avalon Theatre 310-510-0179

Tuesday Movie Special: $8.00 admission every Tuesday. This price is good for adults, seniors and children.

BIRTHDAY OFFERS:

Is it your Birthday? Congratulations! Check out the Birthday Link for specials on your special day.


DINING:

Wet Spot Rentals
Italian Ice Cart is now open at Wet Spot Rentals.
Ice cart open daily at 11 am through Labor Day.
Come out and try this deliciously refreshing summer treat!
It’s all good! 310-510-2229

Bluewater Avalon:
Open daily at 11 am for lunch & dinner. Happy hour drink and small plate specials Sunday-Thursday 3pm-6pm 310.510.FISH (3484)

Original Jack's Country Kitchen and Bakery- Serving Breakfast 6:30am-3pm, lunch 11am-3pm, daily. 310.510.0008

El Galleon
Open Daily for lunch and dinner at 10:30am-9pm. Karaoke 9pm-midnight. 310.510.1188

Maggie's Blue Rose
Avalon's newest Mexican Restaurant , open Saturday & Sunday for breakfast 9-11am.  Lunch (11:30-3pm)and dinner(5pm-close) daily. 310.510.3300

Eric's on the Pier: Open Thursday-Tuesday at 9am.

Seaport Bistro:
Closed Wednesdays. Open nightly Friday-Monday at 5pm for dinner. 
Sunday Nights - All You Can Eat Fried Chicken! Call 310-510-FOOD (3663) for more information, to make reservations or for delivery & take out. Delivery is free!

Coyote Joe's
Open at 11:30 for lunch and dinner Friday-Tuesday.  Happy Hour 3pm-6pm. 310-510-1176

Descanso Beach Club
Open 11am - 3pm. Serving beverages and limited menu. 310-510-7410

Harbor Reef, Two Harbors
Dining hours available at www.visitcatalinaisland.com/twoHarbors
5:00-7:00pm Islander Daily Happy Hour with 50% off all beer, house wine, and cocktails.

Steve's Steakhouse
Open nightly for dinner at 5pm. Early bird dinner specials Sundays- Thursdays.  Dinners with dessert at $19.95.  310-510-0333  

Ristorante Villa Portofino
Open at 5pm Wednesday-Sunday (Closed Tuesdays). 310-510-2009

Luau Larry's - Get your Wiki Wacked!
Wednesdays - Cheeseburger in Paradise with fries $5 with purchase of a drink starts after 5pm. Live Music all other days 7-10pm (No Cover). 310-510-1919

Antonio's Cabaret
Breakfast Saturday & Sunday 8am-11am, Lunch 11am -10pm Sunday through Thursday, 11am-11pm Friday and Saturday. phone: 310-510-0008

The Lobster Trap
Wednesdays - $10 beer and cheeseburger special.  Happy Hour 2-4 daily
Fridays and Saturdays - Live music 310-510-8585

Catalina Coffee and Cookie Co:
Known for their rich chocolate mochas, incredible Best Cinnamon Roll and Brownies EVER! Avalon's only fresh fruit frozen yogurt bar in Avalon features a new flavor every two to three days. Get your coffee early or late! Free wifi available with purchase. Open 5am to 11pm, every day through Labor Day. 310-510-CHIP

Avalon Grille
Featuring the NEW Wrigley Martini. Serving Lunch (Fri-Sun, 11:30am-3pm), Dinner (Sun-Thurs 5-9pm, Fri & Sat 5-10pm).  Join us Sat & Sun at 10am for college football & NFL, $3 beers during all college and pro football games. Bar open daily from 3pm, Happy Hour 4-6pm daily, and After Hours - Saturdays in September, 9pm-12am. 310-510-7494.

Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant
Open from 10:30am. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 310-510-1772

Mr. Ning's Chinese Garden
Lunch Specials Daily 11-3pm, Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Dinner 5pm-CLOSE. 310-510-1161

M Restaurant By Zest Catering

The M Restaurant will be open for dinner March 20, 21 and 22nd with their "Welcome Spring" menu.  Call 310.510.8404 for reservations.


ACTIVITIES:

Afishinados: Upcoming special cruises - click on link for info on special cruises!

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Catalina: 3 fun ways to turn Avalon into a giant game board walking tour, golf cart tour and bike tour. You'll solve clues and complete challenges on this Smart phone guided scavenger hunt, while seeing the sights and learning local Catalina history. Simply connect to the Web-based software to embark on your own interactive scavenger hunt adventure of Avalon. Receive 15% off with promo code: SCIUAQ. Go to www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com to sign up and play.

Catalina Adventure Tours: Safari Island Adventure Special! Save over 25% regular adult prices on the newest attraction in Catalina. Mention code: CHAMBER. #1 Cabrillo Mole or Green Pier. Visit www.catalinaadventuretours.com. 1-877-510-2888

Catalina Scuba Luv: Catalina Scuba Luv announces the reopening of S.N.U.B.A at Descanso Beach Club.  This fun experience provides an ideal bridge from snorkeling to diving.  With this program, customers have the opportunity to breathe underwater without all the heavy and cumbersome gear.  We include all gear.  This experience takes no more than 90 minutes of your time.  Cost is $79 pp.  Tours begin at 10:30 a.m.  For more information, call Catalina Scuba Luv at 310-510-2350.

Golf Gardens: Open Sunday-Thursday 9am- 6:30pm (last tee at 5:30) Friday-Saturday open from 9am-9pm (last tee at 8:00)

Catalina Backcountry:  Let Catalina Backcountry ~ Your Adventure Concierge create a custom activity to suit your desires with our naturalist led hiking tours, comfort camping in the backcountry, Trans Catalina trail guides, gear haul services, and custom Adventure Expeditions. Visit www.catalinabackcountry.com for special offers. 310-913-9036

Catalina Auto and Bike Rentals: Golf Car Rental Special.  Rent for 2 hours get the 3rd hour Free. 615 Crescent Ave. 310-510-0111

Catalina Divers Supply: . Call 310-510-0330 to book. Space is limited.

Catalina Island Golf Course: Reduced Green Fees. Play 9 or 18 holes on one of Southern California's oldest golf courses. Receive complimentary use of a golf cart or set of rental clubs with the purchase of doubles green fees from 1:00-3:00 PM reservations required. 310-510-0530

Catalina Island Museum:  Escape to Catalina: Hollywood's Biggest Stars. Catalina Island was known as Hollywood`s backlot during the 1930s and 40s. It was also a playground for its biggest stars.  Open Daily 10am-5pm. Located in the ground floor of the Casino Building.  310-510-2414

Parasail Catalina: Open 11am-2pm Daily. 310-510-1777

Island Water Charters: Open 10am- 4 pm Tuesdays, cruise ship days, and weekends. Call 310-510-9280 for reservations.

Catalina Transportation Services: FREE champagne with 2 hour personalized adventure into the back country. View the free roaming wild buffalo while your driver shares the history/stories about the Island. For reservations and further information please call 310-510-0342, Mon. thru Fri. 9am-1pm; 2pm-5pm

Descanso Beach Ocean Sports/Catalina Island Expeditions: New kayak eco tour "Leopards and Lions"! Join us in search of Catalina's gregarious sea lions and shy leopard sharks, dolphins, harbor seals, bald eagles and other local residents as we paddle the coast on a two hour adventure. Daily 9-11 am, $47 adults, reservation necessary, 310-510-1226.

Island Rentals: Rent a golf cart for 2 hours and get a 3rd hour free. Must rent golf cart before 2pm. Good anytime until 2pm. 310-510-1456

Metropole Marketplace: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
Live music by James Moody every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:30am to 2:30pm in the Metropole Marketplace courtyard. 310-510-1884.

Wet Spot Rentals
Summer fun since ’91!
Stand Up Paddle, Kayak or Snorkel!
$5.00 coupon available at www.catalinakayaks.com
Open daily through Labor Day at 8am.
Come out and get wet!  310-510-2229

UPCOMING EVENTS:

7/31  Castaway Catalina Concerts at Descanso Beach Club 
The Red NOT Chili Peppers and Everette Coast: The first of three outdoors concerts in 2015 which premier at the Descanso Beach Club concerts start at 6:30 pm and end at 10:30pm.  Purchase tickets at the door on on this website for Castaway Concerts.
2015 Annual Special Events Calendar

Buffalo roam the interior of the island. They were brought here in 1924 as "extras" for a movie.