Twist and Shout Flash Mob at Bunnies and Bonnets Parade

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by DCBA

UPDATE: Practice for Wednesday April 17th has been moved to the Children's Room at the Home Church.

If you've ever wanted to feed your inner Ferris Bueller and do the Twist and Shout dance in a parade, you'll have a chance to knock one more item off of your bucket list at this year's Bunnies and Bonnets Parade. The parade organizers will be working with the Friends of Children with Special Needs (FCSN) Marching Band to coordinate a Twist and Shout flash mob as part of this year's parade.

If you'd like to participate, there are multiple opportunities for you to learn the dance. Practice sessions will be held at the FCSN Center in San Jose. There's also a video (below) that you can watch to learn the dance on your own.

Performance Details

You'll be the last group in the parade and will be marching behind the FCSN Marching Band. Three times during the parade, the band will play Twist and Shout. You'll move to the front and perform the dance together. Dress in comfortable clothing and wear bunny ears if you have them.

Practice Location

Please check back the day before practice times. The location may change.

The Home Church - Children's Church
1711 S. Winchester Blvd.

Dates and Times

  • Saturday, April 6th 10am
  • Saturday, April 13th 10am
  • Wednesday, April 17th 5pm

Twist and Shout Dance Video

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May 1-15, 2019, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies will host the “One Trial – Four Languages” exhibition in the upstairs and downstairs lobbies of the McCone building on the MIIS campus (499 Pierce Street in Monterey). This exhibition, curated by the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC), spotlights the men and women who interpreted at the Nuremberg Trials at the end of the Second World War.

The exhibit celebrates the lives of the disparate team of Russian émigrés, military men of letters, and concentration camp survivors who broke new ground by simultaneously interpreting the criminal proceedings at this international tribunal. This was the first time that the practice of simultaneous interpretation was used in this way in such a public arena, although today it is a familiar feature of international organizations’ deliberations. The four languages of the courtroom were English, French, German, and Russian.

In addition to perusing the inspiring biographies of these pioneering interpreters, visitors to the exhibition will be able to watch newsreels of the Nuremberg trials from the perspective of a simultaneous interpreter sitting in an industry-standard portable simultaneous interpretation booth. Rather than hearing a live speaker, as the Nuremberg interpreters did, the public will hear testimony in the four original languages, some interpreted by the very interpreters who were present at the Trials, some by the next generation of interpreters, members of AIIC.

The captivating exhibition will provide a unique opportunity for visitors to learn firsthand about this little-known and frequently misunderstood profession.

Spring is officially here and Montrio Bistro, located at 414 Calle Principal in Old Monterey, has freshened up its menu with new tastes for the new season. Come and try local asparagus toast with poached egg, brioche, njuda, and mornay sauce; mushroom-truffle ravioli with braised beef rib, maitake mushrooms, and beef braising jus; or a 40 oz Harris Ranch certified Angus beef prime bone in rib eye with fingerling potato gratin and whole roasted cauliflower (served family style).

Come try Umberto's Camp-Balls at Il Sogno

Posted on March 21st, 2019 by il Sogno

Come try some of the popular Camp-Balls.

We have Umberto's balls made with a pork, sausage and beef. Slowly braised with Umberto's "Boss of the Sauce" marinara.

We also, have Crab, Mac-N-Cheese , Mushroom and Saffron Risotto


WOW Wednesdays at Il Sogno

Posted on March 21st, 2019 by il Sogno

Every Wednesday at Il Sogno in Downtown Campbell, bottles of wine are half price!

Come enjoy some fabulous Italian and American wines.


Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, March 22-28, 2019. Osio, a non-profit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey.

Weekdays at 2pm, 4:35pm, 7pm
Sat & Sun at 11:20am, 2pm, 4:35pm, 7pm

This audacious saga is centered on the Wayúu indigenous people during a crucial period in recent Colombian history. Torn between his desire to become a powerful man and his duty to uphold his culture’s values, Rapayet enters the drug trafficking business in the 1970s and finds quick success despite his tribe’s matriarch Ursula’s disapproval. Ignoring ancient omens, Rapayet and his family get caught up in a conflict where honor is the highest currency and debts are paid with blood. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 3pm, 5:25pm, 7:40pm
Sat & Sun at 12:45pm, 3pm, 5:25pm, 7:40pm

In this animated film, Ruben Brandt, a famous psychotherapist, is forced to steal 13 paintings from the world's renowned museums and private collections to prevent terrible nightmares. Accompanied by his four patients, he strikes regularly and with great success - the Louvre, Tate, Uffizi, Hermitage, the Museum of Modern Art - and quickly becomes the most wanted criminal in the world. A cartel of insurance companies entrusts Mike Kowalski, a private detective and leading expert on art theft, to solve the case. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm

Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission—the one that first put men on the moon. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. Watch the trailer.

Weekdays at 5:25pm, 7:40pm
Sat & Sun at 11:15am, 5:25pm, 7:40pm

This propulsive, globetrotting thriller is a breathless tour through the shadowy underworlds and hidden realms of Pakistan and India. Jay is a man with a secret who travels from Britain to Pakistan to attend a wedding—armed with duct tape, a shotgun, and a plan to kidnap the bride-to-be. Despite his cool efficiency, the plot quickly spirals out of control, sending Jay and his hostage on the run across the border and through the railway stations, back alleys, and black markets of New Delhi. Watch the trailer.

Daily at 1:35pm
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Enrollment is now open for Om Studios' next 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Early bird pricing is valid until June 1, 2019. Join Kiara McBain and Lynn Cordell on an unforgettable journey - dive deeper, make connections, and follow your dharma. For more information, please visit our website. Om Studios in Monterey is located at 631 Cass Street in Old Monterey.

Wishing Pots at Maybe on Monday

Posted on March 20th, 2019 by Maybe on Monday

Maybe on Monday now carries wishing pots with handmade scrolls for your wishes! Chinese lore states the belief that wishes come true when written on a scroll and stored in a traditional vessel known as a "wishing pot." These special wishing pots were traditionally crafted for personal use as well as to bestow wishes of good fortune as gifts. We invite you to visit our shop at 251-B Pearl Street in Old Monterey.

Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant is pleased to announce our springtime happy hours Monday-Thursday, 4pm-6:30pm. We offering $2 off appetizers, $2 off house wines by the glass, and $2 off red of white wines by the glass. Visit us at 422 Tyler Street in Old Monterey.

(Please note: specials or prices are subject to change at anytime.)