Leave a mark: Residents are invited to leave their marks on the newly expanded Main Library and History Center in Orange by signing the structure's columns and beams. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. 407 E. Chapman Ave. Parking available behind City Hall. (714) 288-2471.
Film series: Bowers Museum begins its Sunday film series with "King of Masks." Screenwriter and professor Michael Berlin will discuss the film. Space is limited. 1:30 p.m. Admission: members $8; general $10. Bowers' Fluor Gallery, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana. (714) 567-3600 or www.bowers.org
Kabbalah: Registration for a lecture on the oral tradition of Jewish mysticism, Kabbalah, will be held at the Sports Club. Free. 6:30 p.m. 1980 Main St., Irvine. (949) 497-7097.
Story time: The Los Alamitos/ Rossmoor Library will feature a winter story time program to promote reading. Geared toward preschoolers. 10 to 11:30 a.m. 12700 Montecito Road, Seal Beach. (562) 430-1048.
Emergency program: The American Red Cross gives a presentation on emergency preparedness at the Cypress Senior Center. Learn how to prepare for natural disasters and personal traumas. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free. 9031 Grindlay St. Reservations recommended. (714) 229-2005.
Celebration: Garden Grove begins its 50th anniversary with a celebration at City Hall, featuring a display of items from the city's history. 5 to 7 p.m. Free. 11222 Acacia Parkway. (714) 741-5280.
Family day: Registration closes today for Family Day Out, sponsored by the Costa Mesa recreation division. Participants will meet at the Balearic Community Center on Jan. 14 for a day at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. $5 per person. (714) 754-5158.
Flu vaccines: Seal Beach offers two free flu vaccine clinics for seniors and those with chronic disorders. A free balance-and- fall-prevention screening will also be offered. Thursday: North Seal Beach Community Center, 3333 St. Cloud Drive. Friday: Seal Beach Senior Center, 707 Electric Ave. Both clinics are 10 a.m. to noon. (562) 431-2527 Ext.307.
Source: The Orange County calendar is compiled by Yvonne Villarreal. Submit items two weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (714) 966-7711.
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