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Saturday, May 7, 2016

AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Huntington Beach US Open May 5-8, 2016. Free to see. VIP upgrades available for a fee. North side of Huntington Beach Pier.

Mother's Celebration Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K. This is a fun run that is clock timed (not chip timed). Bib pick up will be at the start from 6:25-6:30 for Marathon and early start Half Marathon; 6:30AM start time for the Marathon and early Half Marathon. For 10k and Half Marathon 7-7:30 a.m.  bib pick up before the 7:30 start. This is an open course -- watch for pedestrians, runners, and cyclists on the beach path.  Race day registration available for additional $5. Parking lot opens at 7 a.m. right behind Jack in the Box off of Pacific Coast Hwy and Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. Running with stroller allowed.  Address: Bolsa Chica beach path off of Warner Ave and Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA.  Cost: $25-45 approx. | register on

Mary Poppins, musical - at Golden West College! Time: 7:30 p.m. Features fabulous, live orchestra. Address: Golden West College Theater, 15751 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 Cost: $23 general admission, $21 seniors, students with ID, and children under 12 Public contact: 714-895-8150 Tickets:

Sunset Beach Mother's Day Art Festival  May 7-8, 2016. Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free admission. Location: Pacific Street On the Greenbelt between N. and S. Pacific Ave. near Pacific Coast Highway and Warner Ave. in Sunset Beach. Over 150 booths feature jewelry, clothing, home decor, furnishings, and even toys. Everything is hand-crafted. Fine arts at Firehouse Gallery on 12th Street include oils, acrylics, pen and ink and watercolor. Kids’ Zone next to the Firehouse invites kids to make a Mother’s Day gift and card, paint pictures, play games, and win prizes. Proceeds from the festival benefit various groups. Las Damas women’s service organization hosts the event annually as their biggest fundraiser and service project.

Tricia Freeman, music - at Harvey's Steakhouse. Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: 6060 Warner Ave (at Springdale), Huntington Beach, CA. Call (714) 842-5111.

Swap Meet at Golden West College. Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Held on the campus of Golden West College, free parking, free admission.

Swap Meet at Golden West College. Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Held on the campus of Golden West College, free parking, free admission.

Shipley Nature Center Spring Open House - public is invited to celebrate spring in the gem of HB's park system. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free.

Donut Derelicts Car Meetup - at Adams Ave. Donuts. Decades old group gathers to share enthusiasm over their custom and classic beauties. Time: 6-9 a.m. No fee. Just show up. Corner of Adams & Magnolia in Ace Hardware Parking lot. Be courteous of residential neighbors for spillover parking.

Sherlock Holmes & the Portal of Time, play - at Huntington Beach Play House, Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: $25 Time: 2 & 8 p.m. Call box office: (714) 375-0696

Boeing's Annual Rocket Launch Day. Activities for all ages and includes a competition where you design, build and launch your own rocket from a 2-liter plastic soda bottle. The payload with the longest hang time in the air wins. Gourmet food trucks on site. Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Location: Boeing Company, 5301 Bolsa Ave. Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free. Contact:  (714)896-1318,

8th Annual Derby Day Fundraiser - at Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center. Time: 1-6 p.m. at the Red Horse Barn off 18381 Goldenwest St. between Ellis and & Talbert. This Therapeutic Riding Center fundraiser includes food, drinks, live DJ, games, contests, prizes, a live broadcast of "the most exciting two minutes in sports," and much more! Saturday, Cost: $10 Adult, $5 Children, 5 & Under Red Horse Barn Live Auction Clydesdale Horses | Pony Rides | Silent Auction | Mint Juleps | Parade of TRC Athletes | Riding Demonstrations | Bounce House | Face Painting | Fancy Hat.

Moving In Stereo (Cars tribute),  Raise Your Glass (Pink) Contenders (Pretenders tribute - at Fitzgerald's HB. Time: 8:30 p.m. $10 cover.  Fitzgerald's Irish Pub, 19171 Magnolia St Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Wetlands Walking Tour - at Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Free tour begins at footbridge across Pacific Coast Highway from Bolsa Chica State Beach. Tours begin every 15 minutes and lasts approx. 45 mins.  Cost: Free, all ages invited. No pets permitted.

Kentucky Derby - celebrated at J. King Neptune's, Sunset Beach --  home to J. Paul Reddam, owner of Kentucky Derby horse, Nyquist.

Huntington Beach Art League Reception for  Eileen McCullough. Art Show unveiling Time: 6-8 p.m. Location:  Central Library, Corner Gallery, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA.

Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate Please. Come to sample Distinctive Wines, Decadent Chocolates, Gourmet Cheeses, Sumptuous Dinner, Live Music, Live & Silent Auctions and Opportunity Drawings to help Project Self Sufficiency's critical programs. Time 6 p.m. Location: Seacliff Country Club, 6501 Palm Avenue   Ticket $75.

Newland House Museum, Noon-4 p.m. $2 admission. Guided tours. Location: Newland Center, Beach Blvd. at Adams Ave.

Surf City Comedy Club presents: Kristin Key from “Last Comic Standing,” & Juan Garcia from “Latino Laugh Festival.” Location: 7227 Edinger Ave. Huntington Beach, inside Fuzion Showtime: 8:05 p.m. Doors open at 6:30pm Cost: $18, age 18+. Minimums apply, Full bar and dining available. Call (949) 287-3161 for reservations, or

Flyer, band - at Harvey's Steakhouse. Time: 9 p.m. Location: 6060 Warner Ave (at Springdale), Huntington Beach, CA. Call (714) 842-5111.

Orange County California Genealogical Society Meeting. Time: 9-10 a.m.   Open to the Public. Info: (714) 536-5549 or   Location: Central Library Balboa Room, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA

Vern Nelson, piano concert - at Central Library.   Time: 5-8 p.m. For more info:(714) 235-vern- Library: Central Library Location: C/D ROOM, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA

Rowdy Rose Mobile Store at 11 a.m. Sons of Mothers, band at 3 p.m. and High Tide Rory at 7 p.m. music - at Mother's Tavern. Time: 7 p.m. Location: Location: 16701 Pacific Coast Hwy Sunset Beach CA

Luther Elementary School - at Bella Terra's Sunset Music. Time: 6-8 p.m. Location: 7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Free to see.

Watch Alvarez vs Kahn, broadcast - at Surf Dogs Bar. Time: 8:30 p.m. No cover. Location: 5932 Warner, Huntington Beach, Ca.

Saturday Night Out- at Hurricanes Bar & Grill.  Cost: $5 cover, age 21+ after 9 p.m. Hurricanes Bar & Grill 200 Main St Huntington Beach, CA 92648 (714) 374-0500

Red Eye Redemption (2-5p) and Redneck Rodeo, band  (9p-1a) at Gallaghers Pub & Grill. Location: 300 Pacific Coast Highway, #113, Downtown Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (714) 536-2422

NEARBY: 3K Tiger. Enjoy a peaceful run, jog or walk through the beautiful Mile Square Park. Come together to help grow our community and build stronger relations.  Time: 9 a.m. - Noon. $15 Registration. Location: Place Mile Square Park- Forest Shelter 16801 Euclid Street Fountain Valley, CA

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