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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 21, 2013 On the third Sunday, we observe National Ice Cream Day! July is national ice cream month.

CASTRO VALLEY at Stanton Elementary School
ice cream social on Monday, August 26tH
2644 Somerset Avenue
Castro Valley, CA 94546-4016
Main Office
(510) 727-9192

Thursday July18, 2013 5-9pm
375 South Fist Street
El Centro, CA 92243

FERNDALE September 7, 2013 Ice Cream Social on the Village Green is a fundraiser for the Ferndale Parents Club. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NEWPORT BEACH 8th Annual Ice Cream Social Fashion Island! at Muttropolis July 13, 2013
Fashion Island
865 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
949-717-MUTT (6888)
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Muttropolis Fashion Island
The heat is on...and you know what that means -- our 8th annual Ice Cream Social is upon us! Come join us as we beat the heat with frozen yogurt for your pup. There will be a frozen yogurt eating contest – prizes will be given to the fastest lickers!

OAKDALE July 16, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Senior Center
450 East A Street
Oakdale, CA 95361
City of Oakdale Parks and Recreation209 845-3591

OAKLAND Ice Cream Social 2-3:30 pm
Tara's Organic Ice Cream
4731 Telegraph Ave, Oakland , Ca

SACRAMENTO Caboose Club Ice Cream Social August 10, 2013 11am-4pm
Location hours: 10am-5pm daily,
California State Railroad Museum
111 I St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 445-6645
Museum entry fees:
Adult (ages 18 and over)$9.00
Youth (ages 6-17) $4.00
Child (ages 5 and Under) FREE

League of Women Voters Pasadena Area
Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
Sunday, July 14, 2013
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Memorial Park in Sierra Madre
222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.,
corner of Hermosa (west of Baldwin)
$10 person
Fosselman's Ice Cream and Sorbet in waffle bowls with choice of delicious toppings Children's games and activities, including hat decorating, face painting and balloon twisting
Live music by Night Shift featuring WW II era music
Old fashioned hat contest --bring on the feathers, flowers & whatever! Hat parade at p.m.
Great fellowship…Introduce your friends and family to The League, visit with League friends,
meet new folks, enjoy old-fashioned fun with family
Opportunity for folks to register to vote.

August 11, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
18127 South Alameda Street
Compton,CA 90220
Cost: $5 per person
Join us for our4th annual ice cream social from 12pm to 3pm. Eat ice cream, popcorn and cotton candy while you enjoy the day. There will be many activities to participate in:

Guess the Flavor Contest
Ice Cream Eating Contest
Hoop & Potato Sack Race
Three-Legged Race
Water Balloon Toss
Museum Tours
The cost is $5 per person and includes a bowl of ice cream, snacks and games. We hope to see you there.


Friday Evenings in the Park - Ice Cream Social & Movie
Date: 7/19/2013
Time: 6:30 PM

5460 5th Street
Rocklin, CA 95677
916 625-5200

Each week includes Activities, Food, Vendors, Demonstrations and a free Parks & Recreation sponsored movie. Sponsorship & vendor opportunities available. movie is: Wreck It Ralph
From I80 take the Rocklin Road exit. Travel west on Rocklin Road (about 1 mile) until you reach 5th street. Turn left on 5th street. Johnson-Springview Park will be on your right.

My Gym Valencia is hosting a Ice Cream Social
Friday, July 26 1:30pm to 3:30pm.
Come join us for, engaging and fun themed My Gym
activities. Meet our friendly and attentive staff
We provide the yogurt, toppings, and nonstop fun and entertainment! You bring friends who want to learn about our terrific My Gym programs
28331 Constellation Rd.
Valencia, CA 91355
661 222-7432

September 2, 2013 Yorkville Ice Cream Social at the Yorkville fire station. 11-4. Ice cream floats, burgers, dogs, cake walk, rummage sale, raffles, BBQ ed oysters, fun and games. Benefits Yorkville Fire Station and community efforts.


Peddler's Creamery, which just opened up in L.A.'s Historic Core neighborhood, relies entirely on in-house bike pedaling to churn their stock of organic dairy and non-dairy ice cream and sorbet.

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In an interview with the Atlantic, owner Edward Belden, reveals that it only takes about 3-4 miles–or about 15-20 minutes–of pedaling on an old Schwinn bike mounted on rollers to freeze a 5-gallon batch, with flavors ranging from vanilla to Mexican chocolate to fig ginger. The bike is set up in the front room with a chain running through the wall to the back where it is connected to an ice cream churn, according to L.A.'s

Built to environmentally friendly LEED standards, the store is the product of a three year journey, beginning with Belden taking an ice-cream creation class at the University of Wisconsin and then churning ice cream on the back of his modified tricycle. With one scoop at $3.50 or two for $6.50, 5% of profits go toward social and environmental programs, like the fair trade Dominican Republic farmers who supply chocolate to the shop.458 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 213-537-0257

California is the leading producer of ice cream. We take this creamy, dreamy treat very seriously and have created a dozen scream-worthy sundaes to try at home. In fact, California produced over 136.5 million gallons in 2010 alone. To celebrate, here are fun facts about every one's favorite summertime treat and some grown up sundaes to help you enjoy!
Did you know…?

President and Californian Ronald Reagan declared July National Ice Cream Month” in 1984. In his proclamation, President Reagan called for all people of the United States to observe these events with "appropriate ceremonies and activities." He also designated the third Sunday in July National Ice Cream Day” – is there a better reason to throw an old fashioned ice cream social for your family and friends?
12 lbs. of Real California Milk are used to make just one gallon of California ice cream.
The average ice cream lover in the U.S. enjoys around 48 pints of ice cream per person, per year. That's more than any other country!
About 90% of the American population regularly enjoys ice cream.
What's the most popular topping for an ice cream sundae? Chocolate syrup, of course.
As a cherry on top, our nation's ice cream industry does more than just provide a delicious summer treat – it also generates more than $21 billion in annual sales and provides jobs for thousands of citizens.
Finishing off a single-scoop ice cream cone take an average of 50 licks.
All ice cream lovers do their best to savor every drop. Did you know that approximately 13% of men and 8% of women admit to licking the bowl clean after eating ice cream?
The world's largest ice cream sundae was made in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in 1988 – and weighed over 24 tons.
The world's largest ice cream sandwich weighed about 2,500 pounds.
The ice cream headache – every ice cream lover's nightmare. What's the best way to get rid of it? To stop this attack of brain freeze,” which is a reaction to cold objects touching the roof of your mouth, we found a few cures.
Short and sweet – wait it out. Give it 30-60 seconds and it should come and go on its own.
The best offensive is a good defense – avoid touching the ice cream to the roof of your mouth.
Our personal favorite – grab some Real California whipped cream. Eating whipped cream can help the headache subside. Not to mention, it will taste great!
Here are some additional, inspiring ideas to cool down with California dairy.


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