SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2010
October 2, 2010 NAMIWalks - Orange County 6th Annual NAMIWalks 5K. NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness Description: Join NAMIWalks for Mental Health. Registration is free, donations encouraged. This organization offers free services and education to families and individuals affected by mental illness. Location: Huntington Beach Pier & Plaza Distance: 5K Walk Check-in: 8:00am Start Time: 9:00am Website: www.namiwalksoc.org
October 2, 2010 Oktoberfest. Old World Village Oktoberfest is an annual tradition for decades. Bands from Germany, import beer on tap, and lots of food and dancing. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: Cover. Location: Old World German Restaurant, Center Ave., Huntington Beach, CA
October 2, 2010 Family Support. NAMI OC present a family support group meeting. Time: 1 to 3 p.m. Location: Huntington Beach Medical Center, 17772 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA (Between Slater & Talbert) Basement Cafeteria Conference Room. Call: DBSA (714) 744-8718
Bolsa Chica Wetlands Free First Saturday Tour. Learn the Bolsa Chica Wetlands Story. Docents gather at the south lot of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, across the street from the main entrance to Bolsa Chica State Beach and are stationed on or near the footbridge where tours begin every 15 minutes. Five areas of interest are included in the presentation: history, birds, endangered species, ecology and restoration. This free tour is on a first come, first served basis. This is a wonderful opportunity for vacationers, students, small groups and local citizens on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. amigosdebolsachica.org
2010 Plein Air Festival - Huntington Beach Art Center's Plein Air Festival invites Plein Air artists of the plein air (outdoor painting) style to participate in a competition. Painting in the Streets allows the public to view artists at work while they paint on Main Street and at The Strand in downtown Huntington Beach. The resulting artwork will be on display at the Huntington Beach Art Center from September 25 to October 10. Location: 538 Main St., Huntington Beach, CA
October 2, 2010 Karaoke - with Tice at Pelican Isle. Time: 3 to 7 p.m. Pelican Isle, 16400 PCH, Huntington Beach, CA. Call: (562) 592-3221
Newland House Museum Tours - Tour
the Newland House Museum - the oldest
residence built in the City of
Huntington Beach. The Newland House was
built in 1898 for Huntington Beach
pioneers William and Mary Newland and
their ten children. Location: 19820
Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Time:
Noon - 4 p.m. Cost: $2 donation.
Shipley Restoration Days - at Shipley Nature Center. Help weed, water, plant, clear brush, tend the compost and vermiculture bins, perform building maintenance and do anything else needed to keep Shipley Nature Center vibrant and open to the public. Location: 17851 Goldenwest, Huntington Beach, CA. Cost: Free. Hours: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. shipleynature.orgAdopt A Pet at The Strand - Looking for a pet? Head to The Strand and meet the OC Humane Society's cats, dogs, rabbits, and other pets that are waiting for you to take them home.
Location: 155 5th Street, Huntington Beach, CANewland House Museum Tours - Tour the Newland House Museum - the oldest residence built in the City of Huntington Beach. The Newland House was built in 1898 for Huntington Beach pioneers William and Mary Newland and their ten children. Location: 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Time: Noon - 4 p.m. Cost: $2 donation.
Roller Blading Fun Roll - Head to the Huntington Beach Pier and meet up with roller bladers each Saturday morning at the Pier Plaza amphitheater for a 16 mile round trip skate from Huntington to Newport Beach. It's at a nice and easy pace and all ages and levels are welcome - bicyclists can join in on the fun too! Join the group afterward for lunch in Huntington Beach. Location: Pacific Coast Highway at Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. Time: 10:30 a.m. Cost: Free