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Friday, July 24, 1998 The CATALINA ISLANDER Page 9 i The 1960s, a decade of social change, left a lasting impression in many areas of America's cul- tural arena. One of the most sig- nificant influences of the 60s was its lasting impact on the world of music. The era that cemented rock n' roll into the mainstream of soci- ety also produced the surf sounds of the surfer generation. One of the groups who popu- larized that sound, the Chantays, performed live at Two Harbors on Saturday night--and wowed an appreciative crowd with their incomparable talent. Brian Carmen, Bob Spickard and Bob Welch, three of the origi- nal five Chantays, along with newcomers Brian Nussle and Ricky Lewis, entertained a wildly enthusiastic, standing-room only gathering at the outside patio of the Harbor Reef restaurant. Their signature tunes, "Pipe- line" and "Riders in the Sky," both of which hit the top of the music charts, had the audience roaring its approval. annual Fish Fry Weekend and Del Rey Yacht Club hosted its tradi- tional "Shipwrecked Weekend" cruise. About 70 boats participat- ed in the two events. Corsair Yacht Club of Emerald Bay held its annual Ashbridge Series Sailboat races on Saturday, then settled into tkeir quaint little club site for an evening of "brag- ging, sailing stories and perhaps a cocktail or two." Longtime Corsairs B.D. and Norma Taft coordinated the race cruise, even though the Tafts switched from sail to power some years ago. Fourth of July Yacht Club hosted its "New Fish in the Pond" cruise, introducing the new "gup- Keeping cool pies" to the salty old members. Vice Commodore Neil Nelson On a weekend when mainland temperatures approached or spearheaded the festivities. exceeded the 100 degree mark, School adventures Catalina remained surprisingly cool, with a persistent fog bank The Isthmus summer school keeping Island temperatures in kids have enjoyed several unique the mid 708. Even so, boaters and enlightening adventures this cruised to their favorite Island summer. getaway en masse, filling all West Teacher'Sea Peterson contin- End coves to capacity by Satur- ued the trend this past wcck with day afternoon, sea excursions aboard Two Har- Among the heavy turnout werebors newest attraction the Look- organized cruises by ~yer~ yacht ing Glass, ~ 20-foot/semi-sub- Clubs~ cat Harb'tf, V,iiich ~ha(l mt~bltgl&~s~tiotitn-i~at, th6n a been almost forgotten the past full day sail aboard the Los Ange- couple of weeks, suddenly came les Maritime Institute's 80-foot to life over the weekend when sailing ship Swift oflpswich. California Yacht Club held their The highlight of the Looking rt to wed Lopez APRIL CURNETT and ROCKY LOPEZ Mr. and Mrs. Gary CurnettLopez, son of Mr. and Mrs. of Lakewood announce the Pastor Lopez Sr. of Avalon. engagement of their daughter The couple is planning an Oct. April Curnett to Mr. Rocky 17 weddingin Avalon. Glass trip was the sighting of an estimated five to seven foot long giant seabass, while a late after- noon encounter with a large pod of dolphins capped og ff the adven- ture aboard the - At the tender age of 17, Laura McElroy moved to the Isthmus for a summer of fun, work and adventure. Twenty-three years later, on Sunday, July 19, Laura was joined at Little Harbor by a group of about 50 friends and family members to help the still youthful young lady celebrate her 40th birthday. Laura's three sons, Nicholas, James and Jeffery, along with good friend Louie Latka, helped husband David put together the party, serving a scrumptious filet mignon barbecue for the guests. by JEAN DEVIRIAN Helen Gaily, past president of the Gamble House Do- cents, recently shared a salad to Oipc ~ rve~ ~ in the 1950s by Mrs. Gamble to Helen's mo- ther and other DEVIRIAN church friends. Gamble Salad 1 envelope gelatin 1/4 cup cold water 1/4 cup boiling water 1/2 pint whipping cream 1 cup mayonnaise 2 hard cooked eggs, chopped 2 or 3 sweet pickles, chopped 1 cup sliced celery 1 can tuna 1 pkg. raspberry jc 11o 2 cups tomato jmce ~:alt to mste Soak gelatin in cold water. Add boiling water and stir to dis- .solve. Whip cream, stir in mayo and add the dissolved gelatin. Add eggs, pickles, celery and tuna. Pour into a nine-inch by nine-inch baking dish. Chill until set. Dissolve raspberry jello in one cup hot tomato jmce. Stir in one cup cold juice and the salt. Allow to cool to room temperature. Ladle over tuna mixture and chill until set. Cut into three-inch squares and serve on lettuce leaves. Serving Catalina for over 68 years Buy recycled and save your planet. ] AVALON BOAT STAND Avalon Pleasure Pier (310) 510-0455 P.O. Box 1536 Avalon, Calif. 90704 KAYAKS Now Available Outboard Motor Boats -L-- Paddle Boards Pedal Boats Fishing Tackle Moorings COMPLETE OMC SALES AND SERVICE 1998 DESCANSO BEACH - CASINO BALLROOM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 1:- 888- 25i- [VENT Saturday;August 8. Descanso Beach-, lickets 10: , Call for information & reservations,!i:I-- 888-25 -EVENT I I I I Ill I