Calendar of Events
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 Cruisers known 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 Meet in 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,
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.
October 6, 2007 Surf Sound - Surf Sounds
Part 1: Featuring the Beach Boys
is 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
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
does not guarantee accuracy of information as events are subject to change.
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