Art Exhibit

"Pressing the Limits," featuring works by Michael Costello, Mitchell Shields Marti, Jennifer Lynch and Willis F. Lee, is on display at Golden West College Fine Arts Gallery, 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, with an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. March 15. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 895-8772.


Harold Chapman Exhibit

OMC Gallery for Contemporary Arts, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, presents selected vintage and period photographs — from 1947 to 2012 — of Harold Chapman. The exhibit is titled "The Beat Hotel and Other Images Made for the Future." For more information, call (714) 421-0476.


Learn to Skate Day

McKenna Volkswagen Surf City hosts "Learn to Skate Day" with professional skateboarders Christian Hosoi and Tosh Townend at 18711 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. Skating lessons are free and take place from noon to 6 p.m., with raffles benefiting local Boys & Girls Clubs programs. Ages 12 and under only. For more information, call (714) 374-2600.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Fountain Valley Community Foundation hosts an Easter egg hunt at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst St. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast provided by the Fountain Valley Kiwanis Club for $5 and continues with free carnival games, crafts, balloon artists, bounce houses and more until 11:30 a.m. Pictures with the Easter Bunny are $2. For more information, call (714) 839-8611 or visit

Joint Book Signing

Authors Cheryl Wilson ("Abigail: Woman of Wisdom, Courage & Action") and Jeffrey Maria D. Arnold ("Skin for Skin: Karen's Complaint") sign their books from 1 to 3 p.m. at Sweet Elle Cafe, 7251 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 841-1270.

Genealogical Society

The Orange County California Genealogical Society hosts a seminar on "Finding Your Elusive Ancestor: The Genealogical Proof Standard and Doing a Reasonably Exhaustive Search," with speaker Randy Seaver at the Huntington Beach Central Library, Rooms C and D, 7111 Talbert Ave. Seaver will speak at 11 a.m. following a 10 a.m. business meeting, and lead a workshop at 12:30 p.m. There will be other workshops in the morning and afternoon. The program and business meeting are free, with workshops free for members and $5 for non-members. For more information, call (714) 838-3213 or visit


Toastmasters Contest

Toastmasters hosts a "Table Topics and International Speech Contest" in the boardroom of the Orange County Sanitation District Facility, 10844 Ellis Ave., Fountain Valley. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m., with the contest and dinner from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5, which covers the meal. For more information, call (714) 841-1662.


A Home 4 Ever Rescue brings puppies and small dogs available for adoption from 11a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to the Petco, 8909 Adams Ave. For more information, visit or email

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

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