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October 17, 2006 Lecture - A New England Cavalier: Charles Russell Lowell in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864 will be presented by Professor Joan Waugh at Civil War Round Table of Orange County. Welcoming all who are interested in American Civil War history, the organization was created for the study of the Civil War and preservation of its battlefields and historic sites. Time: 7 p.m. (banquet room opens for dinner at 6 p.m.) Location: Carrows Restaurant, 16931 Magnolia Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 826-5920.

October 17, 2006 Lecture - Former president's daughter, Dorothy Bush Koch, will speak about her book, My Father, My Preside: A Personal Account of the Life of George H.W. Bush. The fascinating inside look at the life and storied career of former President George Bush, Sr., is filled with personal stories, family memories and photos. Cost: TBD. Checks payable to FOTL can be mailed to Huntington Beach Central Library - FOTL, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92648. For more information call 842-4481, press 7 at prompt. You can also visit the Friends of the Library Gift Store at Huntington Beach Central Library to purchase tickets. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach.

October 17, 2006 Candidate's Forum at City Hall. Here city council candidates respond to a list of questions. Time 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Location: 2000 Main St., Huntington Beach California. Cost Free.

October 17, 2006 Art- Faculty Exhibition - Curator Donna Sandrock welcomes the public to view a special 40th anniversary exhibition of art created by talented Golden West College faculty members. If you've not visited the Golden West College Gallery, you'll be impressed by the quality of work. This is well worth seeing! Golden West College, Time: 5 to 8 p.m. Call: (714) 892-7711. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647.

October 17, 2006 Entertainment - OC's hottest promotion company, Pink Taco, has partnered with DJ Dime and Hurricanes Bar & Grill to bring Surf City California the sounds of Always Double Dippin (aka ADD). This live show has attracted record crowds and some Hollywood celebs. No cover, Happy Hour from 10pm-12:30am and other specials. 21+ a must! Hurricanes Bar & Grill. Location: 200 Main Street Suite 201 Huntington Beach, Ca 92648 Call: (714) 374-0500

October 17, 2006 ISA World Surfing Games 2006 will be held in Huntington Beach, California, USA, October 14 - 22, 2006. The ISA World Surfing Games 2006, hosted by Surfing America will be the 21st edition of the biennial contest that determines the world's top surfing nations and awards individual surfing titles and medals in the categories of shortboard surfing (men and women), bodyboard (men and women) and longboard. The tradition started in 1964 at Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia, where surfers from around the world representing their home nation competed for men and women's surfing titles. Location: South Side of Huntington Beach Pier near Pacific Coast Highway & Main Street, Huntington Beach, California. Time: Daily, daylight hours.

October 17, 2006 Karaoke - Dano Show - Rising Star Entertainment brings you great karaoke at Killarney's 209 Main St. Killarney, an Irish restaurant and pub with beers on tap and a warm and friendly fireplace invites 21 and older to sing. Location: 209 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California 92648. Time 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Cost: No cover. Call: (714) 536-7887.

October 17, 2006 Surf Exhibit - Surfin' - Direction of a Sport, documents the development of fins in a rare collection that not only shows the original invention, but its numerous size and shape modifications through a 71-year period beginning in 1935. Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum Hours: 12pm (Noon) to 5pm Monday through Friday; 11am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday. Suggested donation: $2/adult, $1/student. Location: 411 Olive St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: 714.960.3483.

October 17, 2006 Art - Windows Gallery in Huntington Beach Central Library on the first floor features works from amateur and professional artists with varied themes that range from landscapes to abstracts. This mixed media exhibit is free to see. Location: 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.

October 17, 2006 Concert - Symphonic Band and Choirs from Marina High School in concert. Time: 7:00 pm in the cafeteria. Admission is $1.00 for students with their student I.D. and $2.00 for everyone else. Location: 15871 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 | (714) 893-6571

October 17, 2006 Band - Bill Markus & Eddy Olivieri features Bill Markus, Bass and Eddy Olivieri, Piano. Cavallino Ristorante, 8052 Adams Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92646. Call (714) 536-6665.

October 17, 2006 Comedy - Tuesday Tons Of Fun (Comedy/Stand up), at Martini Blues, Often held in the Legends Room, 8:30 p.m. Tue. No cover/$10 minimum. Website: Age: 21, valid ID required. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. ).

October 17, 2006 Karaoke - Open mic. Time: 8 p.m. No cover: $10/minimum order per person. Full dining till 10 p.m. Location: Martini Blues Supper Club, 5874 Edinger Avenue. ).

October 17, 2006 Oktoberfest, Bratwurst, Beer and Girls, Girls, Girls! Location: Marlin Bar & Grill, 16651 Gothard Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Call: (714) 842-5587

October 17, 2006 Shipley Nature Center features trails, interactive touch and feel displays for youth, and wildlife such as birds, turtles and plants endemic to the region. Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Free, Donations accepted. Location: Huntington Central ParkWest on Golden West Street between Slater Ave. and Talbert - Central Library Dr., Huntington Beach, CA (Map Location: 17732 Golden West St.) Call: (714) 842-4772.

October 17, 2006 Entertainment - Pink Taco productions attracts celebrities and the "in" crowd to Hurricanes with ADD and DJ Dime. Giveaways, best mix and beautiful people. Must be 21+ with Valid ID All shows start at 9:00p! No cover. Hurricanes Bar & Grill. Location: 200 Main Street Suite 201 Huntington Beach, Ca 92648 Call: (714) 374-0500.

October 17, 2006 Disc Frisbee Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn, plus the price is very low! Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Call: (714) 425-9931.

October 17, 2006 Crab Race at Crabby Kenny's Boat House. $10 entry fee to race your choice of crab against the fleet. This event is a fundraiser. If you've never seen crab racing, you are in for a special treat. The critters are set on a little yellow floor mat for better viewing. Pitted against each other and under the clock, you'll be amazed how fast a crab can run. Crabby Patties and Miller Plastic bottles are sold to this 21+ only event crowd. Crabby Kenny's, 200 Main, Huntington Beach. Call: (714) 969-5433.

October 17, 2006 Pumpkin Patch - Johnson Brothers Pumpkin Patch features pony rides, bounce house and tons of pumpkins. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647. Call: (714) 891-7456.

October 17, 2006 Lobster Month at Longboard Pub. This is the season we long for. 2 Lobsters - 2 people, potatoes and corn on the cob for $22. Longboard Restaurant & Pub, 217 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA Call: (714) 960-1896

Community clubs and organizations

October 17, 2006 Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce Lunch Bunch Networking Luncheon - Time 11:30am. Description: Buffet Lunch, 20 second introduction, 10 minute speaker, bring business cards, brochures, and door prizes. Location: Don Ramon's, 116961 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647. Call for location. Cost: $10 at door Reservation not necessary. To join, call: (714) 536-8888.

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