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ride to Avalon last couple of trips, I have been BY LORREN DAWES : panting and shaking...trying to gain my composure. Snap up some treasures, col- I'm only 3 years old and of My humans tried a calming lectibles- and special one-of-a- course as an Airedale poodle coat, which frankly makes mekind items at the Catalina Island mix, I am super smart...smarter looked like a pig in a blanket and Humane Society Yard Sale than my humans, really doesn't do much except Saturday April 2 from 10 a.m.-3 Even so, my first trip to make me feel hotter. p.m. Search for bargains at this Avalon aboard the Catalina Perhaps I will calm down annual event (at 385 E Whittley) Express boat was kind of scary, after the winter storms have and support the Humane Society. No matter how friendly of a passed and summer's calm seas CIHS President D/anne Stone canine you are, Catalina Express arrive. Only time will tell.and Board member Karen Baker made my humans put a muzzle Buckley's human is will be making deals on quality around my nose (snout) or if I Lorren Dawes, a~ resident ofthrift and "must have" items. Avalon, who roasts coffee for Donors of gently used items in good condition can be brought to was small enough, they would've stuffed me inside a travel carrier like a cat. They say it is for my own good as well as the safety~ of the other humans travelling on board. Heck, I'm not going to bite anyone! Nonetheless, I tried to shake and pull it off with my paws... sometimes succeeding, to my humans' chagrin. It was quite comical to my humans because they would call me and I would come to have the muzzle put on ... regretfully. If I was annoyed, I would show my canine teeth in a doggy smile, which was a sneer that let my humans know I didn't like that muz- zle. After the first couple of trips, I got used to it and I know my humans are- not punishing me, but it is just part of my traveling experience aboard the boat. It doesn't hurt me, so why fight my humans? Everything was OK until we traveled when there was a big swell after a storm. There was an occasional loud bang resonating from the hull when the boat would hit a wave. That noise really unnerved me and for the Three year old Buckley, an Airedale poodle mix, recently enjoyed a tnp to Avalon aboard the Catalina Express. Breakfast, Lunch Dinner Open 7am Everyday 703 E, Balboa Blvd. t MIHUTEWALK FROM Humane Society plans Yard. Sale for Saturday Spring the location between 9-9:45 am on the day of the sale Saturday April 2. All Yard Sale proceeds and donations go to fund trap-neuter- release programs for feral cats, pet adoptions and animal advo- cacy. Stop by to learn more about island animals and what CIHS is doing to defend and protect wildlife and pets. For more info please call Judy Hibbs 310-510-1264. _~ILp Th/s SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2016- :: : :::::? ..... :- I COMMUNITY EGG HUNT & Deseanso Beach Club lawn. at ,z2pm for 5andande and zpm for ages6 followed Brush $39 for adults and' EASTER ON THE ISLAND ISLAND SPA CATALINA ISLAND EATS ACTIVITIES & TOURS EASTER DINNER AT AVALON GRILLE Enjoy a three course Easter dinner featuring California sea bass or lamb chops from 5pro on Easter Sunday, March 27 for $40 per person. Reservations recommended by calling 310.510.7494 or visiting Appointments available by calling 310.510.7300. Book 25+ activities and tours by calling 855.662.3852 ol visiting a SClCO ticket booth at: Green Pier, Tour Plaza, Avalon boat termhTal, mainland boat terminals. ZiP LINE ECO TOUR A REMARKABLE PLACE TO RELAX Propel down five separate zip lines EASTER IN TWO HARBORS AND PLAY Join the Easter fun in Two Harbors with island Spa Catalina is the only experiential HAPPY HOUR dropping from 600 feet above sea level a hat decorating contest on Saturday, spa on the island, offering thoughtfully Get happy at Avalon Grille daily from with one run that is 1,100 feet long on the March 26 at 10am and the annual hat selected treatments and rejuvenating3-5PM with $5 sliders, $5 house wine, . Zip Line Eco Tour. Tours offered daily. parade at 3:30pm. Also, enjoy the therapies. The spa features an ocean$4 draft beer, $3 bottled beer and 2 hour duration. Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 27 view relaxation deck, soaking pool, $2 off all cocktails. EAST END ADVENTURE at 8am as children of all ages search eucalyptus steam rooms, and spa caf~. Take an unforgettable trip to the for the elusive golden egg before PRIME RIB TUESDAY breakfast in the West End Galley from It's also home to the only quartz sand Stop in to Avalon Grille for a two course summit above Avalon! Enjoy a birds- 8-11am for $15.75. Easter activities table on the west coast, which envelops prime rib dinner with the choice of soup eye view of the island, canyons and sponsored by the Corsair Yacht Club. the body to deeply relieve muscle, or salad for $35. coastline in an H1 biofuel Hummer. arthritic and joint pain. Tours offered daily. 2 hour duration. WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY BE WATER WISE! Half off all bottles of wine, all day on UNDERSEA EXPEDITION WEST END HAPPENINGS Island Spa Catalina has re-launched Wednesday at Avalon Grille! UncorkedCome face-to-face with Catalina's its 50-minute Citrus with a Twist body bottles can go home with you, too! abundant marine life by cruising five AHOY MATEY, ADVENTURE AWAITSl exfoliating service using JlndiIll body feet under water in a spacious submarine Kick off spring with Shipwreck Weekend, products for $140. These new products DINNER AND A MOVIE to see an incredible array of undersea a three-day music festival taking place April 8 - 10. Headliners include The Red eliminate the use of water! Enjoy dinner at Avalon Grille and dwellers! Tours offered daily. receive one movie pass per entree 45 minute duration. $35 for adults, NOT Chili Peppers and Who and Paulo GROUP FITNESS CLASSES purchased between 5 - 6pro for a $29 for children 2-11. da Rosa. Tickets and camping packages The Wellness Studio at Island Spa feature film at the Avalon Theatre. available at Catalina offers instructor-led yoga AVALON SCENIC TOUR HARBOR REEF SPECIALS classes, as welt as daily group virtual KEEP COOL Discover the enchantment of Avalon Harbor Reef is having a Mexican-themedfitness classes with Fitness on Demand. Visit Descanso Fresh at Descanso on a journey along the beachfront, night on March 29 and a Chinese take- Stop in for a schedule today or visit Beach Club for classic ice cream up the hillsides, and through the heart out night on March 31. Venture to the Catalina Island creations, specialty 21+ ice cream treats, of this friendly and historic town. West End and stop in for these delicious residents, stop in to try your firstgourmet coffee, smoothies and more. 50 minute duration. $19 for adults, specials from 5pro. fitness class complimentary. Open daily from 9am-4pm. $16 children 2-11. 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