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Senior Excursion to Pala Casino

If you’re feeling lucky, join the Garden Grove H. Louis Lake Senior Center for a day trip to Pala Indian Casino on Thursday, August 29. Tickets are $22 per person, which includes bus transportation, continental breakfast, and $5 in slot play.

The bus departs from the H. Louis Lake Senior Center, located at 11300 Stanford Avenue, promptly at 9:00 a.m., and will return by approximately 5:30 p.m.

City to Applaud GG Graduates

GG Grad.gifClass of 2013 college graduates from Garden Grove will receive a little pomp and circumstance courtesy of the Garden Grove City Council when they are recognized for their academic achievements at the Tuesday, August 27 City Council meeting, at 6:30 p.m. Prior to their Community Spotlight recognition, at 5:30 p.m., the higher education alumnae and their guests will attend a private reception hosted by Mayor Bruce A. Broadwater and the City Council.

The Answer at Summer Concert

Photo 1.jpgFor the second year in a row, the Garden Grove Community Foundation has “The Answer” to classic rock n’ roll. The band will be rocking Eastgate Park from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, August 8.

The park is located at 12001 St. Mark Street, at the west end of Chapman Avenue. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. No EZ-ups, golf carts, or alcohol are permitted in the park. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Closure of Westbound State Route 22 Euclid Street On-Ramp

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the Westbound Euclid Street On-ramp on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in the City of Garden Grove. This closure is necessary for crews to perform landscape work.

Detour signs will be placed to alert motorists of closure.

For more information on this or any other project in Orange County you may contact the District 12 Public Information Office at (949) 724-2000 or log on to the Caltrans website at

Get Down at Free Summer Concert

photo 1_1.jpgThe Garden Grove Community Foundation is keeping it real Thursday, August 1, at the free Summer Concert Series, featuring The Funky Hippeez. Groove to 70’s disco music at Eastgate Park, located at 12001 St. Mark Street, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Arrive to the park an hour early to see the third week of “The Voice of Garden Grove,” a singing competition for local high school students.

Seeking Operator for Amphitheater

photo 1.JPGThe City of Garden Grove is currently seeking a facility operator that can deliver high-quality performing arts programming to the community and operate the Festival Amphitheater, which will be vacated by Thomas Bradac of Shakespeare Orange County in December 2013. The deadline for proposal submissions is
August 22, 2013.

Summer Concert Hits Instant Replay July 25

photo 1.jpgInstant Replay, a high-energy, rock n’ pop band, will be playing 80’s and 90’s music at the free Summer Concert Series, Thursday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. The free concerts take place at Eastgate Park, located at 12001 St. Mark Street, every Thursday through August 15, hosted by the Garden Grove Community Foundation.

For the safety and enjoyment of all, no canopies, golf carts, or alcohol are allowed in the park.

July is "Parks Make Life Better" Month

PMLB_logo_color-72dpi_RGB.jpgThe best deals in Garden Grove for families seeking local, no-cost fun take place during “Parks Make Life Better” Month. On Thursday, July 25, 2013, the City’s Community Services Department invites you to enjoy free admission at several recreation facilities.

Neil Morrow Headlines July 18

photo one.JPGGiddy-up to Garden Grove’s 2013 free Summer Concert Series, hosted by the Garden Grove Community Foundation. Neil Morrow will be performing American rock n’ roll, rockabilly, and country music at Eastgate Park, located at 12001 St. Mark Street, on Thursday, July 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Free Tickets for Shakespeare Performances

logo.pngThe Garden Grove Community Foundation (GGCF), a committed supporter of arts in the community, is giving away free tickets to two performances by the Shakespeare Orange County theater company. The Shakespeare plays are Twelfth Night/What You Will, and The Tragedy of Macbeth, both held at the Garden Grove Festival Amphitheatre on historical Main Street. The tickets are now available on a first come-first serve basis until supplies run out.


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