The Exchange Club of Huntington Beach meets at 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at
the IHOP Restaurant, 18782 Beach Blvd. The group focuses on Americanism
programs, scholarships and service to seniors. Information, Dave Smith
The Huntington Beach Art Center's exhibit, "Rhapsody" is showing
through Dec. 1. The exhibition will feature Darrow's works in mixed media
and collage from 1990-2000. Darrow uses ordinary objects such as shows,
scraps of paper and book bindings to create his works. The gallery's
hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; noon to 8 p.m.
Thursday; and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 538 Main St. Admission is free.
Information: (714) 374-1650.
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 53, will offer a 8 lesson
course in "Boating Skills and Seamanship" at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays
beginning Dec. 5 at Boat U.S. Marine Center, 16390 Pacific Coast Highway
(Peter's Landing Marina). Cost is $25, includes books. Information: Paul
Busher, (714) 840-0232 or Sam Emer, (714) 890-1808.
The Huntington Harbour Garden Club is hosting a Home Tour and Tea to
raise money for floral projects in Huntington Beach. The homes will be
open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $20 for advance
tickets, $25 at the door of the Tea Room and Sweet Shoppe Boutique, 17158
Courtney Lane. Information: (714) 846-1913.
Huntington Beach Public Library is offering an afternoon of music
featuring sonatas by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Ravel. The concert is
at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at the library, 7111 Talbert Ave. Tickets are
$12, $9 for seniors and students and $5 for children 12 and younger.
Information (714) 842-4481.
The Huntington Beach Public Library is hosting a production of the
Nutcracker for children. Ballet Etudes will perform in a 45-minute
production at 4 and 7 p.m., Dec. 5, at the library theater in the central
library, 7111 Talbert Ave. Tickets are $3. Advanced purchase is
recommended. Information: (714) 375-5107.
The Huntington Beach Mom's Club (South Chapter) is holding a
gift-wrapping fund-raiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1-2 at Barnes &
Noble, 7777 Edinger Avenue. The Mom's Club will be gift-wrapping