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October 10, 2005|By:

* Send AROUND TOWN items to the Daily Pilot, 1375 Sunflower Ave.,

Costa Mesa, CA 92626; by e-mail to

o7lindsay.sandhamf7o7@latimes.comf7; by fax to (714) 966-4667; or by calling (714) 966-4625. Include the time, date and location of the

event, as well as a contact phone number.


Project Playhouse, a six-week event with elaborate kid-size

playhouses on display and sold at public auction, will be held at


Fashion Island Center in Newport Beach. All the playhouses will be on

display, with village tours on the weekend and an open house Sept.

17. The auction is scheduled for Oct. 22. Info: (949) 553-9510 or f7


The Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee is seeking local artists to

display their work at the Artist Showcase, a new event created to

support the local artistic community. The event is scheduled at 6

p.m. Nov. 10 at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center, 1845

Park Ave., Costa Mesa. There is no charge to participate, and the

event will be open to the public. Interested artists should call Jana

Ransom at (714) 754-5300.


The Sierra Club National Sustainable Consumption Committee

explains "The True Cost of Food" with a discussion about diet, health

and the environment from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community

Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. $3 donation. Info: (714) 963-6345

or o7www.angeles.sierra


The 32nd Annual Corona del Mar Home Tour -- featuring six homes in

the communities of Pelican Point, Pelican Crest, Cameo Highlands, and

Corona del Mar -- is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with

refreshments at 8:30 a.m. at Rouge Restaurant, Newport Beach. All

proceeds will be contributed to Corona del Mar High School and Middle

School PTA. Tickets cost $60 and are pre-sale only. The cost includes

morning refreshments, lunch, and a cocktail reception. Info: (949)

222-4622 or o7www.cdmhometour.comf7.

Judith Todero will present a free seminar on beating bronchitis

from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Mother's Market, 225 East 17th St., Costa

Mesa. Info: (949) 631-4741.

Dr. James Pick will speak about urban issues confronting cities in

the United States and abroad. His new book, co-authored with Richard

Greene, has analyzed the trends in cities and urban areas utilizing

new techniques and the most recent information. The event is

scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Friends Meeting Room of the Newport

Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Info: (949)



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