May 16, 2012
  • FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY: The 20th annual Duck-A-Thon will be at Huntington Beach's Pier Plaza, raising funds for AltaMed's Huntington Beach Community Clinic. The event begins with a Sunset Win Tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. At 3 p.m. Saturday, thousands of rubber ducks will race to the shore to earn prizes for their owners. At 1 p.m. Sunday, local companies and individuals will race ducks to earn the Golden Duck Traveling Trophy. For more information, visit
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY: The 20th annual Duck-A-Thon will… (SCOTT SMELTZER,…)


Mayor's Breakfast

Fountain Valley Planning & Building Director Andy Perea gives a presentation on "Code Enforcement: Working to Keep Fountain Valley a Nice Place to Live" at the city's Mayor's Breakfast, held in the Saltzer Conference Room of Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, 17100 Euclid St., Fountain Valley. The breakfast starts at 8 a.m. and costs $2. For more information, call (714) 593-4410.

Poke Restaurant Opening

North Shore Poke Co., a Hawaiian-style poke restaurant, celebrates its grand opening at 214 5th St., Huntington Beach. The ribbon-cutting event begins at 4:30 p.m. and includes free food samples, hula dancing, music and giveaways. For more information, call (714) 465-9011.


Marine View Spring Fling

Marine View Middle School's music department presents its annual Spring Fling at 7:15 p.m. in the school's auditorium, 5682 Tilburg Drive, Huntington Beach. The show features the school's jazz ensemble, band, dance team and choir. There will also be dinner and a silent auction at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission, and $20 for preferred seating. For more information, call (714) 846-0624.


'A Gathering of Friends'

The Alzheimer's Family Services Center will hold its 12th annual "A Gathering of Friends" gala from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, 21100 Pacific Coast Highway. Tickets are $150 each and can be purchased at or by calling (714) 593-9630.

Mr. Fountain Valley

The first Mr. Fountain Valley Pageant takes place at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center, 16400 Brookhurst St. The event starts at 5:45 p.m. and includes dinner, raffles, a no-host bar and a competition between five challengers — Tim Davis of Fountain Valley Kiwanis, Marc Ecker of the Fountain Valley Educational Foundation, Frank McDowell of Colette's Children's Home, Dave Osborn of the Kelly Osborn Memorial Scholarship Fund and David Truong of the Fountain Valley Community Foundation — for the crown. Admission is $30 presale and $50 at the door; audience members may also buy $1 votes for contestants. Ages 21 and older only. For more information, call (714) 593-4449 or visit or


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