960-8858. Includes two basketball courts, a community building,
picnic area, playground, restroom facilities, a gymnasium and a game
Worthy Community Park, 17th and Main streets. (714) 536-5486.
Includes two lighted baseball fields, two lighted basketball courts,
lighted handball and racquetball court, picnic area, playground and
Adventure Playground, in Huntington Central Park at Goldenwest
Street and Talbert Avenue. (714) 842-7442. Children ages 7 to 12 can
use hammers, nails and saws to help build treehouses with donated
wood. There's also a rafting pond, a rope bridge, tire swings and a
mud slide. For safety reasons, children younger than 8 must be
supervised by an adult, and everyone must wear shoes. Open 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, June through late August.
OTHER INTERESTING PLACES
Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., near the San Diego Freeway
between Gothard Street and Beach Boulevard. (714) 895-8020. Includes
replicated buildings in the Bavarian style, cobblestone streets,
several German restaurants, murals and shops that sell imported
items. German festivals are held at various times during the year.
Guided tours can be arranged by reservation, and brochures are
available at information kiosks in the village. Call for hours.
City of Huntington Beach Library, 7111 Talbert Ave., between
Gothard and Goldenwest streets. (714) 842-4481. Open 1 to 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through
Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Banning Avenue Branch Library, 9281 Banning Ave., (714) 375-5005.
Open noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Helen Murphy Branch Library, 15882 Graham St., at the corner of
Edinger Avenue. (714) 375-5006. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and
Main Street Branch Library, 525 Main St., five blocks north of
Pacific Coast Highway. (714) 375-5071. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Oak View Branch Library, 17251 Oak Lane, between Beach Boulevard
and Gothard Street near Oak View Elementary. Open 1 to 7 p.m. Monday
through Thursday, and 2 to 6 p.m. Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.