FRIDAY: Local band Velicious performs at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The 21-and-older show starts at 9:30 p.m. and cover is $5 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.gallagherspub.com.
SATURDAY: The 21st annual Easter Egg Hunt (pictured) is from 9 a.m. to noon at Huntington Beach Central Park. For more information, call (714) 536-5486.
SUNDAY: Old World German Restaurant, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, offers a special Easter Brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seating is limited. For reservations, call (714) 895-8020.
A reception for the Coastline Community College Art Gallery's latest exhibition "Collective Knowledge" will be from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition showcases art by the Coast Community College Visual Arts faculty. The evening will include a program to honor Jay Sagen, recently retired curator for the Coastline Art Gallery. The gallery, 10156 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach, is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. For more information, call (714) 963-8475.
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Art of the Figure
"Expressions of the Figure," a show featuring work by Christopher Chinn, Suzanne Justice, Hyatt Moore, Alice Foss Thorne and Bruce Vanderwilt, runs at Golden West College's Fine Arts Gallery, 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call (714) 895-8772.
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'The Dreams Of A Dream'
OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, presents an exhibit of pastels and drawings by Scott Valenzuela. Gallery hours are from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and also by appointment. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.
Surf Rock Legend
Dean Torrence of Jan & Dean performs with the Vertikals at Don the Beachcomber, 16278 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The show lasts from 7 to 11:30 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
About 800 Southern California residents take the U.S. Army oath at Zack's Too, 21579 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Mayor Joe Carchio and Miss Huntington Beach Hana Smith are among those scheduled to appear. The event lasts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call (310) 854-8272.
Dog Beach Cleanup
The USC Alumni Club of Huntington Beach hosts a cleanup at Huntington Dog Beach, 100 Goldenwest St. The cleanup lasts from 9 a.m. to noon and gloves and trash bags will be provided. For more, call (949) 250-6864.
Color Guard Showcase
The Huntington Beach Union High School District presents "Snap, Catch, and Play," a showcase of district color guards and drum lines, at the gymnasium at Marina High School, 15871 Springdale St., Huntington Beach. Students from Edison, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Marina, Ocean View and Westminster high schools perform. The show is free and begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call (714) 893-6571.
Orange County Coastkeeper
The Democratic Club of West Orange County hosts a presentation by Ray Hiemstra, associate director of Orange County Coastkeeper, on his group's environmental work at the Green Valley Adult Clubhouse, 17250 Los Jardines West, Fountain Valley. The event is free and doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, e-mail
Nic Sheff, bestselling author of "Tweak," will discuss and sign his new book, "We All Fall Down" at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave. No. 110. For more information, call (714) 897-8781.
Native Plant Sale
Shipley Nature Center's annual Spring Festival and Native Plant Sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes an information fair with community groups and businesses sharing information about the environment. Naturalists from Inside the Outdoors will bring live animals. Nursery volunteers will be on hand to talk about adding native plants to your garden. Nature hikes with Shipley Docents will be scheduled during the day. Parking is available at the Shipley lot at 17851 Goldenwest St., at the Sports Center on Goldenwest, or off Edwards Street at Central Park Drive. For more information, call (714) 842-4772 or visit
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.
Second Chance Pet Adoptions hosts cat and kitten adoptions every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 448-9079.
The Huntington Beach Business Improvement District will present the Downtown Huntington Beach Art Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. every third Wednesday of each month. For more information, call (714) 536-8300.
Members of the Huntington Harbour Yacht Club, 3821 Warner Ave., meet for brunch on the first three Sundays of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public and guests are welcome. Cost is $12. For information and reservations, call (562) 592-2186.