TILL OCT. 1
'Another Tribute to Black on White'
OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, presents "Another Tribute to Black on White." Featured artists include Pidder Auberger, Chi Kuo-Chang, Wolfgang Herbold and Max Uhlig. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.
The Orange County California Genealogical Society hosts a seminar on "Family Stories: Genealogy Beyond Just the Dates" with speaker Linda Serna at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. The society's business meeting begins at 10 a.m., with the seminar at 11 a.m. and other workshops at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For more information, call (714) 838-3213 or visit http://www.occgs.com.
The Mike Henebry Orchestra plays music from the big band and swing era at Huntington Central Park, behind the Huntington Beach Central Library at 7111 Talbert Ave. The show is free and begins at 5 p.m. For more information, call (714) 891-6856 or visit http://www.hbconcertband.org.
Cat Adoption Fair
Sit Stay Café hosts a Furry Critters Adoption Fair at 328 11th St., Unit E, Huntington Beach. Cat and kitten adoptions will be discounted from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (714) 235-8765.
SUNDAY TILL OCT. 30
Old World Village hosts its 34th annual Oktoberfest, featuring German music, food, dancing and more, at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. An opening day fundraiser to benefit the Therapeutic Riding Center of Huntington Beach lasts from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, with $10 admission for food and entertainment. Regular hours are 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. (Only 21 and older admitted Friday and Saturday.) Admission is free Wednesday and Thursday; $15 Friday and Saturday; and $5 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 12 Sunday. For more information, call (714) 895-8020 or visit http://www.oldworld.ws.
Golf for Veterans
The Mile Square Swingers Ladies Golf Club hosts its 30th Invitational Golf Tournament at Mile Square Golf Course, 10401 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley. This year's theme is "Swinging for the Red, White & Blue" and donations will be collected for the Wounded Warrior Project. The tournament begins at 8 a.m., with a luncheon at 1 p.m. For more information, call (714) 292-0763.
The Orange County Wine Elite hosts a fun and educational blind-tasting of wines from around the world at 6 p.m. every Saturday at Spark Woodfire Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy. #202, Huntington Beach. Themes vary on a weekly basis, and guests pay only their coverage for the wines at retail cost, plus any individual food expense. Check out their program and register for events at http://www.meetup.com/WineElite.
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.