Notes about your surroundings
Clean Scene--The environment takes center stage in a play presented by Orange Coast College’s Children’s Theatre Company July 21-25. “The Tortoise and the Hare Race Again,” performed in the college’s Robert B. Moore Theatre, deals with pollution and ways for children to help protect their neighborhoods. Stations will be set up for participation in theater and environmental activities. Performances designed for day camps, schools and other youth organizations will be given at 2:30 p.m. July 21; 10 a.m. July 23, and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 24. Other show times are 7 p.m. July 22 and 2 p.m. July 25. The show runs concurrently with the last week of the Orange County Fair, across the street from the college. Tickets are on sale for $4 in the college ticket office, or can be purchased for $5 at the door. Orange Coast College is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Information: (714) 432-5880.
Path Finders--Jim Meyer, executive director of Trails for All, will discuss his group’s work at a free lecture Tuesday presented by the Orange County Natural History Assn. It begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Sea Country Community Center, 24602 Aliso Creek Road, Laguna Niguel. Information: (949) 487-9155. Efforts to protect Crystal Cove State Park will be discussed at the monthly meeting of the Sierra Club, Orange County chapter. It begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at REI, 1411 S. Village Way, Santa Ana.
Send information for the environment column to Vicky Clepper, The Times Orange County, 1375 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Fax: (714) 966-7711.