MARINE GEAR SWAP MEET
Saturday, May 5 | 7 am - Noon
Breakfast Specials and Corona's at the Galley. There will be live music by the Rubber Band, and the Taco Man will be here to help celebrate! The Tool and Hat Man, and the Rope and Line Man will all be here along with Kevin from So-Cal State Fire Protection to recharge and recertify your fire extinguishers. Start gathering all of your unwanted treasures and put a little extra change in your pocket. There are still a few spots available!
CVM Marina tenants get one space free. New item spaces are $30 and used item spaces are $15. This event usually sells out, so make your reservations early! Whether you're selling or buying, it's always a good time for all!
Marina Classes are free to CVM tenants and members of CG Auxiliary and US Power Squadron. For all others there is a $10 fee.
For more information call the Marina Office at 619-691-1860.
FRIDAY MORNING CLASSES - ALL MONTH LONG
Bring your own laptop. Instructor: Don Johnson
WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES
7-9 pm | Marina Room Instructor: Don Johnson
May 2 | Anchoring
May 9 | Tips and FAQs - Boating Life
Session 1 - Life Aboard
May 16 | Tips and FAQs - Boating Life
Session 2 - Storage and Cleaning
May 23 | Tips and FAQs - Boating Life
Session 3 - Cooking Aboard
May 30 | Sea Stories and Famous Voyages
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
May 12 | 9 - 11 am
CPR First Aid Class
Provided by National Registry Paramedic. Instructor, Lawrence E. Holt. This class offers certification for individuals. Cost: $20 for Marina tenants / $50 for non-tenants. Books will be provided for this class. The maximum sign up list is 10 students per class. Lawrence was a Paramedic in Afghanistan, and teaches advanced lifesaving skills across the country. Contact the Marina to get registered, Class is limited size. Learn new skills on shore and sea to save a life. Sign up today.
May 19 | 9 am - 5 pm
About Boating Safety - Cost: $35
Instructor: Bill Anderson - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 114
Space is limited so call for your reservation now at 619-922-0231 or email email@example.com. This class covers a variety of topics including Boating Law, Boating Safety Equipment, Safe Boating, Navigation, Boating Problems, Trailering, Storing, Protecting your boat, Hunting and Fishing, Water Skiing and River Boating.
May 26 | 9 am - 11 am
Suddenly In Command
Instructor: Bill Anderson - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 114
Space is limited so call for your reservation now at 619-922-0231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Captain becomes incapacitated or falls overboard; you purchase a new boat and step on board for the first time. You are "Suddenly in Command." This course will prepare those who are not usually at the helm for a variety of emergency situations.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Friday-Monday | May 25-28
Join us for a weekend filled with family games and challenges, gifts and prize give-a-ways both Saturday and Sunday.
Friday, May 25 - Live music Friday in the RV Courtyard with George James for our Welcome Happy Hour.
Saturday, May 26 - You'll want to join us for our late afternoon Concert on the Green with the Elm Street Band for some Classic Rock n' Roll. They have been referred to as "The World's Greatest Garage/Surf Band" and were written up in the Long Beach Press-Telegram as "the soundtrack for the City of Long Beach, playing at events all over town." The Elm Street Band has been performing for audiences all over Southern California since 1988. Check them out at www.elmstreetband.com and you'll see their high energy and hear their great sounds. Bring your dancing shoes! Concert is 5- 8 pm at the RV Sunset Pavilion. We are going to have the Taco Man and his crew all set up, so sit back, relax, enjoy the music and even better - there is no need to cook dinner! The concert is free to CVM tenants.
Sunday May 27 - The fun continues in the RV Sunset Pavilion Noon to 3 pm. Back by popular demand! We’ll have the Euro Bungee Trampolines. We will have the grills going for the complimentary hot dogs; the popcorn will be popping, too! Join us as it’s a great way to keep the holiday vibe going all weekend. All children must be accompanied by an adult who is a tenant at CVM.
Saturday, January 13 - Join us for the first of our Concert on the Green as George James will be here to entertain us at the Sunset Pavilion from 4 to 6 pm - it’s sure to be a great show!
Sunday, February 4 - Super Bowl Game & Guacamole Contest - Enjoy fellow fans and watch the game on our big screen TV. Root for your team, munch on tortilla chips and hot dogs and enjoy the different Guacamole Styles.
Friday, February 9 - Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies - Join us in the Courtyard to watch the ceremonies on the big screen TV. Join in with fans and watch the games on our big screen TV. Root for your favorite athletes and watch them compete for the gold medal.
Saturday, February 17 - Concert on the Green, Trade Winds - You won’t want to miss this fun-filled Concert on the Green. Local band Trade Winds will be entertaining us from 4-6 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
Join us for a full week of Games, Movies and Different Kid’s Activities all week ending with our Kidfest and Easter Egg-stravagaza.
Saturday, May 5 - Marine Gear Swap Meet - Cinco de Mayo celebration. Shop 'til you drop and discover many unique marine treasures any sane boater can’t do without. Taco Man tacos, Galley breakfast, music, and fair-like atmosphere makes this a must see—and admission is free. 7 am-noon.
Friday, May 25 - Live music Friday in the Courtyard with George James at our Welcome Happy Hour.
Saturday, May 26 - You’ll want to join us for our late afternoon Concert on the Green with the Elm Street Band for some Classic Rock n’ Roll. They have been referred to as “The World's Greatest Garage/Surf Band” and were written up in the Long Beach Press-Telegram as “the soundtrack for the City of Long Beach, playing at events all over town.” The Elm Street Band has been performing for audiences all over Southern California since 1988. Check them out at www.elmstreetband.com and you’ll see their high energy and hear their great sounds. Bring your dancing shoes. Concert is 5pm – 8pm Saturday, 5/26 at the RV Sunset Pavilion. We are going to have the taco man and his crew all set up, so sit back relax, enjoy the music and even better - there is no need to cook dinner! The Concert is free to CVM tenants.
Saturday, June 2 - Hobie Classic - This is the 46th Hobie Classis, a 2-day regatta right off the beach in front of the RV Resort. Free event followed by a dinner dance held Saturday night in the Sunset Pavilion (nominal dinner fee by event producers).
Join us for the July 4th Holiday Week and build Family Memories
Saturday, June 30 - Outdoor Movie in the Sunset Pavilion.
Sunday, July 1 - Old-fashioned family fun tournament of Giant Jenga in the Sunset Pavilion.
Monday, July 2 - Concert on the Green from 5-8 pm at the RV Sunset Pavilion. THE EAGLES EXPERIENCE" is a four piece Eagles tribute band from Southern California, where the Original Eagles formed. Band leader, DAVID LOGEMAN, has had a long career performing and recording with many of the biggest acts in classic rock including Frank Zappa, Three Dog Night, the Temptations, Bette Midler, and the Beach Boys. Along the way, David has met up with great singers who perform with members of the Eagles. David has partnered with Chris Farmer, who sings in the current band for Timothy B. Schmit, the bassist for the Eagles. David & Chris have formed "The Eagles Experience" which also includes singers from the bands of the Eagles guitarist, Don Felder, and also original Eagles member, Randy Meisner.
Wednesday, July 4 - We’ll start this day of celebration with a patriotic parade followed by a family picnic with free popcorn, snow cones and, of course, hot dogs.
Thursday, July 5 - Old-fashioned family fun tournament of Bear Pong in the Sunset Pavilion.
This is our 7th Annual It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere party with live entertainment by Mark Wood and the Parrot Heads. So bring your dancing flip flops and Parrot Hats and join your fellow boaters for some good times. Meet fellow boaters, make new friends, dance the early evening away, and just have fun. And don’t forget your Parrot Head ensemble as we will have a special prize for the best Parrot Head hat.
Saturday, September 1 – Concert on the Green with one of our top favorite bands.
September 3 - Don’t miss the fun at our FOAM PARTY located at the Sunset Pavilion along with free hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones. Join us afterwards as we compete for the largest Musical Chairs Game ever. Kids and adults alike are welcome to join in fast pace exciting game.
Saturday, October 6 - Baja-Ha-Ha Marine Gear Swap Meet - This is the last Swap Meet of the year so don’t let this date get away from you. The hours are from 7am-noon.
Beat the Heat with poolside tropical music as we celebrate Columbus Day around the pool. Bring your chairs or sit with your feet in the water as we listen to sound of the islands with Jerry Gontang.
Saturday, November 10 - Veterans Day Dinner & Dance - Celebrate Veteran’s Day with a special salute to our Vietnam Veterans. We will serve up our now famous beef stew and cornbread for dinner along with a live musical concert beforehand put on by the “Trade Winds.” All proceeds for the evening will be donated to the Vietnam Veterans and their families and youth.
November 22 - Thanksgiving Potluck Share the joys of the season at our Turkey Potluck from 3-5 pm. The Resort will provide the Turkey and Gravy, guests bring a potluck to fill in the rest of dinner.
November 23 - Light the Harbor - This is a beautiful ceremony and the official start of the Christmas season. Join us at sunset for our Annual Light Festival when we flip the switch to turn on all the Christmas lights in the Marina and Resort. It is a sight to behold. Warm cider will be served.
December 8 - The 17th Annual RV Resort's Winter Wonderland - Grab the kids and a mug of cocoa and walk the RV Candy Cane Lane of beautifully decorated RV’s followed by our legendary Chocolate Extravaganza.