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March 11, 2008 Beautiful Boy Author's Discussion. Author Discussion and Signing of Beautiful Boy by David Sheff and Tweak by Nic Sheff will include Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction and Nic Sheff, author of Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines. Don't miss this discussion from both a father's and son's perspective. David Sheff’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Outside, Rolling Stone, Wired, Fortune, and elsewhere. Time: 7 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Call: 714-897-8781.

March 11, 2008 Surf City Nights - Now one year in existence, this street closure event includes an entertainment line-up, street artists and free parking in downtown Huntington Beach. Entertainment includes John (about 12) who will be spinning records and cd's; young women belly dancing (family friendly, of course,) hip-hop jazz band, The Lowery Brothers in front of 301; Sean and John, the tap dancers will be back (fingers crossed); and of course, the guitar gods Seis Cuerdas. It's gonna be fun, it's gonna be light and it's gonna be warm. Time: 5- 9 p.m. Cost: Free. Location: Main Street between Pacific Coast Highway and Orange Ave. Parking in city lot at 200 Main Street.

March 11, 2008 Wetlands viewing - Birders, nature lovers and the curious are invited to drop by the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, one of the West Coast's significant flyways for migrating birds. Bring binoculars to enjoy even closer views of these soaring creatures. Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Seapoint and Warner on the east side of the highway. Enjoy 300 acres, plus a 1.5 mile loop trail. No pets or bikes permitted on the trails. Open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

March 11, 2008 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.

March 11, 2008 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.

March 11, 2008 Bingo at Huntington Beach High School. Doors open at 5:15; early bird game at 6:15 p.m. $1/each card or $3/4 cards. Payouts for games $250 (all prices subject to change). The Main game starts at 7:00pm. Location: Huntington Beach High School, 1905 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA.

March 11, 2008 Shipley Nature Center - Open to the public, it includes an interpretive center with educational exhibits, nature trails for wildlife viewing and native gardens. Shipley Nature Center is an 18-acre natural area open daily M-Sat 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone: 714-842-4772

March 11, 2008 Surfing Sounds Exhibit - Features the works and memorabilia of The Beach Boys. Learn about this top-selling band worldwide who brought a sound that lives today. Location: Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum. Location: 411 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: Free, Suggested $2/donation, Kids $1. Call: (714) 960-3483.

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