Around Town: 'Dolly' by the Academy of Performing Arts

March 13, 2013
  • Eader Elementary has pushed the bar high with a jog-a-thon fundraising goal of $20,000. The school is asking the community to gather for the students on March 22 at 9291 Banning Ave. for the 19th annual event. For information, call Tammy O'Neill at (714) 962-2451 or
Eader Elementary has pushed the bar high with a jog-a-thon… (HB Independent )

It's your chance to see "Hello, Dolly!" performed by the players of The Academy of Performing Arts in Huntington Beach.

The musical will show at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays between March 15 and 24 at the Huntington Beach Union High School District Auditorium and Bell Tower, 1905 Main St., Huntington Beach.

"Hello, Dolly!" is the story of matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi at the turn of the century as she tries to manipulate a match of her own.

Tickets are $22 for adults, and $16 for seniors 65 and older and students.

For tickets, call (714) 536-2514, Ext. 4025, or purchase them at the APA office during regular school hours with cash, check or Visa or Mastercard. Tickets may also be purchased 45 minutes before showtime in the auditorium lobby with cash or check only.



Many helping hands at Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley got a visit from Ingram Micro to help youths get ready for spring.


About 500 volunteers from the Costa Mesa tech company visited six clubs in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley on March 6 to clean up and renovate. According to a news release, the group helped the club as part of a team-building exercise.

Their work, which included deep cleaning, landscaping and painting, will benefit more than 9,000 students who attend the clubs.

For information about the clubs, call (714) 593-0753 or visit


Dwyer gets under your skin

Dwyer Middle School is hosting a blood drive from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 18 at the school.

A Red Cross Blood Mobile will be at the campus at 1502 Palm Ave. in Huntington Beach. For an appointment or more information, contact Wendy Cendro at or sign up at Use this sponsor code: jroilers.

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