FRIDAY: The Craft Fair and Farmers Market is from 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays at Pier Plaza. Call the Craft Fair at (714) 846-5509 and Farmers Market at (714) 573-0374 for more information.
SATURDAY: The California Celts (pictured) perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. For more information, visit http://www.californiacelts.com.
SUNDAY: The Los Angeles Police Swing Band performs from 5 to 8 p.m. at the amphitheater behind the Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, for the Concerts in the Park Series. The show is free. For more information, call (714) 891-6856 or visit http://www.hbconcertband.com.
USC 'SCend Off'
The USC Alumni Club of Huntington Beach hosts "SCend Off 2011," a reception for incoming USC students, family members and alumni, at 4012 Figaro Circle, Huntington Beach. The free event lasts from 2 to 5 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, email huntingtonbeach@
Old World Village hosts dachshund races at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. If 16 dachshunds have not been signed up by Friday, the race will be open to all small breeds under 16 pounds. The races begin at 3 p.m., and admission is $1. For more information or to pre-register, call (714) 402-7327.
The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its 35th annual Golf Tournament & Taste at SeaCliff Country Club, 6501 Palm Ave., Huntington Beach. Registration begins at 9 a.m., with shotgun at 11 a.m. and a 19th hole mixer at 4 p.m. There will also be food, music, raffle prizes and a helicopter ball drop. Admission is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. For more information, visit hbchamber.com/pages/
Second Chance Pet Adoptions hosts cat and kitten adoptions every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. The nonprofit is offering a summer special adoption fee of $99 for adult cats, $135 for kittens. The fee includes neuter/spay, vaccination, FIV/FVRCP test, microchip, collar/ID tag and a bag of food. Adoptions are also held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at PetSmart, 7600 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 448-9079.
Surf City Tea Party, a discussion group dedicated to limited government, fiscal responsibility, individual rights and free markets, meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at Euromasters Event Center, 18370 Pacific St., Fountain Valley. Members live in Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Westminster. For more information, go to http://www.surfcitytea.ning.com.
Amigos de Bolsa Chica offers free public tours from 9 to 10:30 a.m. the first Saturday of every month, leaving every 15 minutes at the pedestrian bridge at the Bolsa Chica wetlands on Pacific Coast Highway across from Bolsa Chica State Beach. For more information, call (714) 840-1575 or visit http://www.amigosdebolsachica.org.
Orange Coast Gakuen Japanese Language School offers adult Japanese language classes with veteran instructor Yoko Saito, adult Japanese floral arrangement classes with ikenobo expert Ogawa Sensei and Japanese language classes for children ages 5 to 18 at 21141 Strathmoor Lane, Huntington Beach. For more information, visit http://www.orangecoastgakuen.org or call (714) 235-5559.
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.
Foundation for Neurosciences Stroke and Recovery (FNSR) offers a support group for adults with early onset Parkinson's Disease the third Friday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. For more information, call (714) 842-4481 or (562) 983-8139 or visit http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com.
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.
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.
The Huntington Newcomers Club welcomes all new residents as well as "long-timers" into their group of active and friendly women. The club meets at 11 a.m. the second Tuesday each month at different area restaurants. Other activities include book clubs, bridge groups and much more. For more information about events and meetings, call (714) 846-0108.
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.
The historic Newland House Museum, 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, offers tours from local historians who provide information about the two-story Victorian home built in 1898. The museum is open from noon to 4 p.m. the first and third Saturday and Sunday of the month. Cost is $2 for adults, $1 for children. For information, call (714) 960-0055. For a rental, call (714) 536-5486.