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‘I Believe I’m Dreaming or Six Attempts to Face and Ignore Reality’

The OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art presents “I Believe I’m Dreaming or Six Attempts to Face and Ignore Reality,” curated by Rolf Goellnitz. Admission is free. The museum is at 7561 Center Ave. No. 32. For more information, visit or call (714) 421-0476.



Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9557 and its Ladies Auxiliary, along with Girl Scout Troop 1121, host a Veterans Day ceremony at Heritage Park, 17635 Los Alamos, Fountain Valley. The event is from 10 a.m. to noon and includes crafts, games, music, refreshments and more. Patrons are asked to bring a food item to send to troops overseas, including powdered drink packets, Pop-tarts, crackers, instant oatmeal, granola bars and Ramen noodles. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 593-4449 or email

American Legion Ceremony

The city of Huntington Beach and American Legion Post 133 host a Veterans Day ceremony at Pier Plaza, Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach. The Huntington Beach Interfaith Council will also lead a prayer, and the Huntington Beach High School band will play. The ceremony is free and begins at 11 a.m. For more information, call (714) 536-3855.


Celebrity Chef Dinner

Share Our Selves hosts a celebrity chef dinner at the Hilton Waterfront Resort, Huntington Beach. The event features a five-course dinner with wine pairings, and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $250. For more information, contact Elizabeth Evans at (949) 270-2137 or, or visit


Crafts Fair for Cats

Second Chance Pet Adoptions hosts a crafts fair to benefit homeless cats and kittens at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. The event lasts from noon to 4 p.m. Kittens will be available for adoption at Petco as well as PetSmart, 7600 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 960-0848.


German Festival

Old World Village presents Novemberfest, a celebration of German culture, at Old World Village German Restaurant, 7561 Center Ave., Suite 49, Huntington Beach. Festivities include dachshund races at 3 p.m., a concert by the Hutchins Consort at 4 p.m. and a Bavarian supper at 5 p.m. Admission is $40 for adults, $20 for children ages 2 to 12, $98 for a family of two adults and two children. For more information, call (949) 675-3656 or (714) 895-8020.


Fundraising Concert

The Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra presents “Fun-raising for the Entire Family” at the Huntington Beach Central Library Theater, 7111 Talbert Ave. The program features Strauss’ “The Blue Danube,” a sing-along, a video presentation on secrets of conducting and more. The show begins at 2:30 p.m. and tickets are $20 at the door, $18 presale and $15 for seniors and students. For more information, call (714) 274-5524 or visit


Charity Drop-off

Calvary Chapel Huntington Beach offers a drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child at 7800 Edinger Ave. School supplies, toys, hygiene items and notes of encouragement will be accepted for needy children around the world. Drop-off hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (714) 891-9495.


‘Dater’s Ed’ Workshop

Marina High School, 15871 Springdale St., hosts a free workshop and book signing with Lisa Jander, author of “Dater’s Ed: the Instruction Manual for Parents,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information call, (714) 893-6571 or visit



Downtown Art Walk

The Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District hosts its monthly HB Downtown Art Walk around Main Street and the Strand. Among those featured are visual artists William Hodge and Marina Debris, guitarist Carlos “DB” Montano and surf artist Wade Sharp. The event is free and lasts from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (714) 536-8300.

Laser Show

The Friends of the Children’s Library present the Winter Holiday Celebration Laser Show at the Huntington Beach Central Library Theater, 7111 Talbert Ave. The show starts at 4 p.m. and tickets are $4. For more information, call (714) 375-5107.