FRIDAY: The Sunset Beach Fireman's Ball, an annual fundraiser for art programs in Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach, takes place at the Best Western Golden Sails Hotel's Crystal Ballroom, 6285 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach. The celebration includes music, dancing, gift raffles, a silent auction, a no-host bar and a grand prize drawing for a beach cruiser bike. Dress is semi-formal and a $20 donation is requested at the door. The event is from 8 p.m. to midnight. For more information, call (562) 592-1825 or (360) 907-1090.
SATURDAY: The OC Roller Girls (pictured) play their last bout of the season at the Rinks, 5555 McFadden Ave., Huntington Beach. The event begins with a junior roller derby from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m., with the main event at 7 p.m. pitting the Crash Test Bunnies against the Psycho Ex-Girlfriends. OC Elvis performs at halftime. Tickets are $12. For more information, call (877) 623-3729 or visit http://www.ocrollergirls.com.
SUNDAY: The Makin Waves Salon Corporation hosts a cut-a-thon to benefit Huntington Beach High School football and cheerleaders at 320 Main St., Huntington Beach. Hair cuts are $25 and all proceeds go to the teams from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be a raffle, a DJ, hot dogs, snow cones and popcorn. For more information, call (714) 801-6488.
Author And Survival
Dawne Knobbe, the author of the novel "Runaway Storm," will conduct a survival presentation and sign copies of her book at REI, 7777 Edinger Ave., Suite 138, Huntington Beach. The event is free and runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (714) 379-1938.
Classic Car Show
The Surf City Beach Cruise, a classic car show in honor of Veterans Day, takes place in the beach parking lot on Pacific Coast Highway at Beach Boulevard. Car owners are invited to bring their classic models for viewing, and there will also be food, music, opportunity drawings and more from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration for cars is $30, but admission to the general public is free; parking in the lot costs $15. Volunteers are welcome to help run the event and the Marines will conduct a Toys for Tots drive. For more information, call (714) 914-7726 or visit http://www.surfcitybeachcruise.com.
Casino Game Night
The Huntington Beach High School Educational Foundation is hosting a Casino Game Night at Meadowlark Golf Club, 16785 Graham St., Huntington Beach, to raise funds for new Math Technology and Score Boards for the new fields. Join in the fun with dinner, charity gaming and silent auction items, including front row tickets at graduation to a private party on a local ranch. Tickets are $45 per person (including dinner). For more information contact (714) 536-1448 or visit http://www.hboilers.com.
A rummage sale will be held to benefit the Castelblanco family at Castelblanco Cul-de-Sac, 8422 Clarkdale Drive, Huntington Beach. The event, which includes a bake sale and raffle, lasts from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call (714) 732-7062.
'Girl's Best Friend'
Children's author Leslie Margolis will read and sign "Girl's Best Friend," a Maggie Brooklyn Mystery, at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Ave. No. 110, Huntington Beach. Margolis is
also the author of "Boys Are
Actor and author Rainn Wilson, famous for playing Dwight Schrute on "The Office," will discuss and sign his new book, "SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions" at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Ave. No. 110, Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 897-6201.
NOV. 19 TILL NOV. 21
"Two Feet, Two Wheels, Two Pedals to Freedom," a show of bicycle-related art by Donnell Brown, Max Sigwart, Demetrius Stelly, Scott Valenzuela and others, runs 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave. #32, Huntington Beach. Admission is free and the show is recommended for ages 12 and older. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.
Kat Von D, star of TLC's "LA Ink," will sign her new book, "Tattoo Chronicles" at 6 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Ave. No. 110, Huntington Beach. This is a wristband event. Attendees must have a book and receipt to get in signing line. Wristbands will be distributed beginning at 9 a.m.
Debut author Lisa Desrochers will discuss and sign "Personal Demons," her new book for teens, at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Ave. No. 110, Huntington Beach.
The Clara Barton Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at Community United Methodist Church, 6652 Heil Ave., Huntington Beach. Membership in DAR is open to any woman at least 18 years old who can prove lineal descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence. For more information, call (714) 962-0840.
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.