Barnes & Noble Booksellers will hold a free Mystery Reading Group to
welcome Jan Burke as their special guest for a discussion and signing of
her latest book, Bones.
The Orange County Regional Cancer Center will hold Kids, Inc., a peer
group for children ages 6-13 who have a parent, relative or loved one
with cancer, on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 6:30
to 8 p.m. at Living Care Center Cafeteria, 11250 Warner Ave., Fountain
Valley. The group, offered at the same time as the Young Adult Cancer
Support Group, will provide information and education in a supportive
setting. The program includes field trips, art therapy, story-telling
games and group discussions. Call 966-7288 or 979-1408 to register.
The Comprehensive Martial Arts and Wellness Center offers free
introductory t'ai chi ch'uan classes at 9 a.m. Saturdays at 17308 Beach
Blvd., Huntington Beach. Call 841-7129.
The Fountain Valley Branch Library needs videos for the community and
will hold a Gently-used Video Donation Drive through Oct. 31. Find those
once-exciting feature films, classics, musicals, children's and
educational videos that now collect dust, and bring them to 17635 Los
Alamos St., during library hours, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through
Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and
The city of Huntington Beach treats the public to free surf-side music by
an eclectic mix of performers at the Pier Plaza the third weekend of each
month at 2 p.m. Saturdays and noon Sundays. On Sundays, the Pier Plaza
Art-A-Faire features 50 vendors who specialize in arts and crafts from
fine art, jewelry, candles, handblown glass, and henna tattoos from 10
a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Huntington Beach International Surf Museum will feature the
exhibit "Reincarnation of Surf Boards" through January from noon to 5
p.m. daily at 411 Olive Ave. Local artists T.P. Mullin, Darrin Pappas and
Mike Roberts use old surfboards in their artwork. General admission is
$2, $1 for students, free for children 6 and younger. 960-3483.
Home Depot will offer free Saturday and Sunday home and garden clinics at
7100 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. 596-2944.