SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2007
October 6, 2007 Walk fundraiser - NAMIWalks for the Mind of America, 3rd annual Orange County 5K at the Huntington Beach Pier. The NAMIWalks for the Mind of America is a nationwide fundraising and mental health awareness program that is being held this year in over 70 communities around the country, including Huntington Beach, CA. NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) provides mental health services to thousands of families across the country. All the proceeds from this Walk will be used to fund NAMI’s programs here in Orange County . These programs include support, education, research and advocacy involving schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and severe anxiety disorders. Our goal is to raise $175,000.00.There is no registration fee for the Walk. All participants are encouraged to collect donations. To sign up on-line as a team, walker or make a donation, go to namioc.org - click on NAMIWalks. NAMIWalks for the Mind of America is a rain or shine event.
October 6, 2007 Saturday Car Cruisersknown as the Donuts Derelicts share Hot Rods, Street Cars, Woodies, Imports and a variety of restored vehicles at Adams and Magnolia Ave. Parking is available in the Ace parking lot or Adams Avenue Donut Shop with overflow parking extending to Drug Emporium lot across Adams. Time 6 a.m., over by approx. 8:30 a.m. No phone number available. Cost: Free admission.
October 6, 2007 The Orange County California Genealogical Society meeting - OCC Genealogy Society meeting lectures start at 9 a.m. and run through early afternoon (last lecture begins around 12:30 p.m.) Except for Basic Genealogy, there is a $5 charge for every workshop/SIG. Location: Central Library meeting room C & D at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. Huntington Beach, California. Mailing address: OCCGS, P.O. Box 1587, Orange, California, 92856-1587. http://occgs.com
October 6, 2007 Golden West College Swap Meetin the Golden West College parking lot includes New & Used Items, Fresh Produce, Records, Music Memorabilia, Antiques & Collectibles and much more! Cost: Free Parking and Free Admission. Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call: (714) 898-7927 for 24-hour information. Location: 15744 Golden West Street, Huntington Beach, California 92647.
October 6, 2007 Band -Sleazy Sweet at Perqs Nite Club. 21+, 117 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Perqs, home base for the Walter Trout Band, is a lively, casual bar that once served as a brothel in Huntington Beach. Today it is just a bar, and is grandfathered as the only "strictly bar" in Huntington Beach. 714-960-9996. photos
October 6, 2007 Surf Sound -Surf Sounds Part 1: Featuring the Beach Boysis the latest exhibit from the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum. Did you know The Beach Boys were first called The Pendletons, for their woolen jackets they eventually shed? Record covers, tickets, stage passes, karaoke sing-alongs and memorabilia from a global phenomenon are showcased in this unique, fun exhibit. Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum is open from 12pm (Noon) to 5pm daily. Suggested donation is $2/adult and $1/student. Location: 411 Olive St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Call: 714.960.3483. surfingmuseum.org
October 6, 2007 Boxer Rescue Autumn Auction. Boxer OC's Rescue 2nd Annual Autumn Auction. Time: 5 to 10 p.m. Tickets: $25. Location: Murdy Park Hall, 7000 Norma Drive, Huntington Beach, CA. boxerocrescue.com
October 6, 2007 Oktoberfest at Old World Village. Get out your lederhosen and learn the Chicken Dance at Oktoberfest in Huntington Beach. The event includes entertainment with German bands, dancing and tasty German foods. A variety of German and assorted beers on tap are sold as well as mixed drinks and liqueurs in shot glasses sold by "shot girls" wearing dirndl skirts. Location: 7561 Center Avenue #49, Huntington Beach, California. Doors open around 6 p.m. Phone: 714-647-7107.
October 6, 2007 Disc Frisbee Golf - The public is invited to get out and compete in this exciting sport that's relaxing and easy to learn. Location: Huntington Beach Disc Golf Course, Central Park lot off Golden West Street between Talbert and Ellis. Time: Daily. Call: (714) 425-9931.
October 6, 2007 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 6, 2007 Amigos de Bolsa Chica Tours - The Amigos de Bolsa Chica offers free public tours of the Bolsa Chica wetlands in Huntington Beach. Meet on the bridge at the parking lot on PCH and take a 1.5 mile guided walk at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. The guides will point out the common plants, animals and birds, discuss wetlands conservation, endangered species and related topics. Time: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Across from Bolsa Chica State Beach entrance. Must enter from northbound lane between Seapoint and Warner. Call: 714-840-1575 amigosdebolsachica.org
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