March 23, 2011
  • Huntington Beach local Micah Byrne.
Huntington Beach local Micah Byrne. (KENT TREPTOW, HB…)


FRIDAY: Brandon Mull, bestselling author of the Fablehaven series will discuss and sign his new series for children, Beyonders No. 1: "A World Without Heroes" at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave. No. 110. For more information, call (714) 897-8781.

SATURDAY: The 6th Annual Bob White Invitational Youth Karate Tournament takes place at the gymnasium at Huntington Beach High School, 1905 Main St. The tournament lasts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and raises funds for Royal Family Kids' Camps, a charity for abused and neglected children. For more information, call (949) 645-0337 or visit

SUNDAY: The 2011 Vans Pier Classic, a four-star event on the ASP North American Tour, wraps up at the Huntington Beach Pier. Local surfer Micah Byrne (pictured) is one of the many surfing stars who will compete in the event, which started Wednesday. For more information, visit



Author Visit

Elva Treviño Hart, the author of this year's HB Reads selection, "Barefoot Heart," appears at the home of Ralph and Charlene Bauer, 16511 Cotuit Circle, Huntington Beach. The event is from 4 to 6 p.m. and suggested donation is $50. For more information, visit


Printmaking Exhibit

Golden West College Fine Arts Gallery presents "Printmaking, Printmaking and Printmaking," an exhibit featuring work by 10 artists, at 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and admission is free. For more information, call (714) 895-8772.


Phone Book Drive

Residents may bring in phone books in exchange for a raffle ticket at Beachside Recycling, 8601 Edison Ave., Huntington Beach. Winners will be announced April 5 for prizes, including dinner for two at Benihana, a free one-night stay at Embassy Suites and free Sunday brunch at the Waterfront Hilton. Beachside is open 9 a.m. to

5 p.m. Monday through Friday

and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (714) 969-7638.


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