Advertisement

Retail Therapy: Check your health at Hoag

Healthy dose of wisdom: Hoag Health Center - Huntington Beach, 19582 Beach Blvd., will hold a free Health and Wellness Fair for seniors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Residents ages 55 and older will have the chance to receive free flu shots and medical screenings. Skin cancer and carotid artery screenings will be available by appointment, while screenings for blood pressure and body mass, vision, hearing, fall risk and more will be available without an appointment. The first 400 residents will receive a gift bag. New Medicare enrollees are are invited to register for a comprehensive 10 a.m. Medicare basics class. Huntington Beach residents are being offered complimentary transportation from Surf City Seniors on the Go. To register for the class or make screening appointments, call (800) 400-HOAG.

Guilt-free shopping: Angelitos de Oro, a supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, is bringing back its popular annual Angelitos Card fundraiser at South Coast Plaza, where more than 110 luxe boutiques and restaurants at the shopping center will offer a 20% discount to cardholders through Tuesday. The card is $60; all proceeds benefit the nonprofit. Purchase the card at South Coast Plaza.

Advertisement

History in the making: Celebrate Orange County's 125th birthday with the Prehistoric OC festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. It is being presented by the Cooper Center and OC Parks at Ralph B. Clark Regional Park, 8800 Rosecrans Ave., Buena Park. Learn about local history, archaeology and paleontology with exhibits, games, food and fun at this free family event. Information: jdcoopercenter.org.

All in the details: Room & Board South Coast Plaza Village, 1661 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana, will launch its new accessories collection with an open house featuring sips and SusieCakes nibbles from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Information: roomandboard.com.

Advertisement

Pumpkin (and pampering) capers: Westminster Mall will host a Halloween family fun festival from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in its pumpkin patch near JCPenney. Kids are welcome to don costumes and enjoy crafts at the free event. Later, women are invited to join Girl's Night Out from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Macy's wing, with mini treatments, swag bags, refreshments and more. Information: simon.com/mall/westminster-mall.

Cut above the rest: This month, Yelp favorite 18|8 Fine Men's Salon at Bella Terra, 7631 Edinger Ave., Suite 1500, Huntington Beach, is celebrating its one-year "maniversary" by offering those who purchase an executive haircut a free grooming service of their choice. Information: eighteeneight.com.

A night (market) to remember: Love the night market concept that is popular in Asia? Enjoy more than 200 vendors at Orange County's own OC Night Market from 4 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday and 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday at the OC Fair & Event Center. Admission is $5; kids ages 6 and younger are free. Parking is $7. Information: ocnightmarket.com.

Style's in session: Personal stylist Leslie Christen will host an "Edit. Organize. Style. Wear." class from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at Bardot, 2043 Westcliff Drive, Newport Beach. Learn how to edit, organize and define the best wardrobe for your personality and body type. Cost is $125, which includes a gift bag. Reservations: LeslieChristen.com.

Advertisement

Get a loaf of this: As part of World Bread Day, OC Baking Co. will offer a variety of fresh-baked bread loaves for a $10 donation to Share Our Selves. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 16 at Provisions Market, 143 N. Glassell St., Orange. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit. The bakery also will match the number of loaves sold with a donation of the same quantity to Share Our Selves. Information: ocbakingco.com.

Increased supply: The Laguna Supply boutique in Laguna Beach, which represents the young, beach chic style, is opening a second location, at 3250 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. The shop carries coveted contemporary labels t by Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone, Isabel Marant and more. The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Information: lagunasupply.com.

Have a hot sale tip or know about a new local business that you think deserves a little attention? Contact CANDICE BAKER at candicebaker@gmail.com.

Advertisement
Advertisement