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FRIDAY: Los Angeles-based shock rockers Butcher Babies (pictured) headline the Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show also features High Risk. Tickets are $15, with doors opening at 7 p.m. For more information, visit

SATURDAY: The National Brain Tumor Society hosts the 9th Annual Southern California Brain Tumor Walk in Huntington Central Park, 6699 Central Park Drive, Huntington Beach. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the walk and activities going from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission, which includes food, beverages and full access to activities, is $50 for adults, $25 for ages 6 to 17 and free for ages 5 and younger. For more information, call (866) 455-3214 or visit

SUNDAY: Old World German Festival Garden, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, hosts its weekly Dachshund Races from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $1 and parking is free. For more information, call (714) 898-5111 or visit


Ribbon Cutting

La Brique Steak House hosts a ribbon cutting and grand opening to celebrate its new ownership from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at 14892 Springdale St., Huntington Beach. There will be entertainment, prize giveaways and more. For more information, call (714) 897-0055.



The 34th annual Oktoberfest is at Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Festivities take place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday,

6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (714) 895-8020 or visit


Job Fair

Endless Food & Fun hosts a job fair with more than 200 positions available at 7227 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. Applications will be taken for managers, event coordinators, janitors, kitchen staff and more. Interviews take place from 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call (714) 241-4900 or visit


Surf Rock

The Nautics, a surf-rock band from Medford, Ore., make their latest tour stop at the Blue Café, 17208 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. Admission is $5 and the music starts at 9 p.m. The show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit

OCT. 23

Law Society Dinner

The J. Reuben Clark Law Society's Orange County Chapter hosts its 2010 Annual Dinner at the Huntington Beach Hyatt, 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy. U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett is the guest speaker. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and admission is $25 for law students and guests, $50 for Law Society Silver and Bronze members and guests, and $60 for all others. For more information, visit

NOV. 3

Legal Workshop

The Alzheimer's Assn., presents a legal workshop on planning for long-term care at 5:30 p.m. at Alzheimer's Family Services Center, 9451 Indianapolis Ave., Huntington Beach. There is no cost to attend. For more information, call (949) 757-3703.


Cypress Twirlers Square Dancing hosts a dancing night for singles and couples from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The event is at 5946 Westminster Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (562) 425-0130 or (714) 840-1750.

While cats and kittens are available every day, the main pet adoption events are from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach, and PetSmart, 7600 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 448-9079.

A two-hour walking tour of the Bolsa Chica mesa and wetlands is conducted at 10 a.m. on the third Sunday of every month by the Bolsa Chica Land Trust. This docent-led tour makes five stops along the walk bridge and loop trails of the wetlands. Meet in the south reserve parking lot on Pacific Coast Highway across from Bolsa Chica State Beach. Warm clothing, comfortable shoes and binoculars are recommended. Tours are free and open to the public. Call (714) 846-1001 or go to

Huntington Beach Central Library will host Crafty Kids Club from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays at the library, at 7111 Talbert Ave. Children about 5 through 9 years old are invited to enjoy stories and related crafts. Call (714) 375-5107. Press zero to speak with a librarian.

Tumble-N-Kids Inc. offers beginning through advanced gymnastics classes for children from 6 months to 12 years. A series of Yoga-4-Kids classes has been added, and all sessions last for 10 weeks. Classes are at the Murdy, Edison and City Gym and Pool Community Centers in Huntington Beach. Call Dayle Lusk at (714) 842-3586 for information on class times, prices and locations or go to

The Huntington Beach Library presents Laptime Storytime at 9:15, 10 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays at 7111 Talbert Ave. for children 18 months to 3 years old. The library's Preschool Storytime for children 3 to 5 are at 10 and 11 a.m. Fridays. Call (714) 375-5107.

The Main Street Library presents a story time at 3 p.m. Fridays at 525 Main St. The library's Preschool Storytime will be 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Call (714) 375-5071.

"Pajamarama" with Miss Susanna is offered at the Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Ave., every Monday evening at 7 p.m., and features a new book each week for children and toddlers. Admission is free. For information, call (714) 897-8781.

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