January 11, 2012
  • SATURDAY: Classic rock cover band Slipjacket performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Fitzgeralds Pub, 19171 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach. The show is 21 and older only. For more information, call (714) 968-4523.
SATURDAY: Classic rock cover band Slipjacket performs…



OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, hosts a pastels and drawings exhibit by artist Scott Valenzuela. Gallery hours are from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and also by appointment. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.


Guinea Pig Adoptions

Orange County Cavy Haven hosts a Guinea pig adoption at Pet Supply Store, 18545 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley. Guinea pigs that were rescued from a high-kill animal shelter will be available, and Cavy Haven volunteers will be on hand to answer questions. The event lasts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call (714) 964-5585.

Environmental Lecture

Marieta Francis, executive director of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, gives a lecture titled "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" during an American Assn. of University Women luncheon at Meadowlark Golf Course, 16782 Graham St., Huntington Beach. The luncheon starts at 10:30 a.m. and admission is $22. For more information, call (714) 962-0197.



Art Walk Celebration

The Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District hosts a celebration of artists from the Downtown Art Walk at the Shorebreak Hotel, Fifth Street and Pacific Coast Highway. Works by more than 70 artists will be on display in the Shorebreak's Grand Ballroom, and there will be live entertainment and door prizes. The event is free and lasts from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (714) 536-8300.


The Huntington Beach Coordinating Council meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Monday of each month at Murdy Park, 7000 Norma Drive, a $5 lunch is available. For more information, visit

A Home 4 Ever Rescue brings puppies and small dogs available for adoption from 11a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to the Petco, 8909 Adams Ave. For more information, visit or email

The Orange County Wine Elite hosts a fun and educational blind-tasting of wines from around the world at 6 p.m. every Saturday at Spark Woodfire Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy. #202, Huntington Beach. Themes vary on a weekly basis, and guests pay only their coverage for the wines at retail cost, plus any individual food expense. Check out their program and register for events at

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