Get a behind-the-scenes look and how the city operates Thursday, Oct. 5 at a City Hall open house. Residents are invited to tour City Hall from 4-5 p.m. There will be snacks and opportunities to win prizes. City Hall is at 10200 Slater Ave. More information: (714) 593-4410.
The Orange Coast Memorial Foundation on Oct. 7 will hold its 15th annual Fall Gala, an evening of live performances, fine dining, and live and silent auctions, to benefit Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. The gala begins at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 W. Coast Highway, in Newport Beach. Cost is $350 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Registration and sponsorship information are available online at www.memorialcare.org.
The seventh annual Hyundai Hope on Wheels 5k/10k Family Fun-Run, benefiting pediatric cancer research, will be held Oct. 1 at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. This year’s event will include 5K and 10K runs, a vendor village, food, music and fun. Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America invites residents to take part in this event to help raise awareness and to celebrate those who have been touched by pediatric cancer. Registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by a morning st
The Fountain Valley High School Football Boosters will hold a fundraising Octoberfest dinner from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Old World in Huntington Beach. The $10 German dinner features either bratwurst or baked chicken, and two side dishes. Live music and entertainment are also planned. Those attending should mention FVHS Football when purchasing tickets online or at the door. For more information, email email@example.com.
The New Beginning Fellowship Center treatment facility in Fountain Valley is holding a benefit golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 30 at David L. Baker Golf Course. Cost is $115 per player, which includes golf, lunch, awards and auction. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and a shotgun start is set for 8 a.m. New Beginning Fellowship Center is a treatment facility for alcohol and substance abuse that focuses on a permanent solution to various behavioral maladies. The tournament
The fourth annual Chef Off to Benefit Alzheimer’s Family Center, this year themed “Cruise on the Mediterranean,” will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Palm Island Senior Apartment Homes. The fundraising event will feature five chefs from local senior assisted living homes who will serve Mediterranean-inspired gourmet dishes to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s Family Center. Cost is $20. Guests will be able to vote for their favorite dishe
New York Times best-selling author Dr. Gary Small will discuss “Strategies for Successful Aging” on Monday, Sept. 18 at the Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center. Dr. Small’s talk, which focuses on the question, “Is Preventing Alzheimer’s Possible?” is set for 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. Dr. Small is a professor of psychiatry and aging at UCLA and author of “The Memory Bible.” He will share his research findings of early detection and prevention o
In the September issue, we wrote about resident Claudia Kilmit, who was honored at the fair with a first place and judge’s award for her white work table runner and a first place and judge’s award for her framed needlepoint. Kilmit teaches needlepoint at Jebba in Corona del Mar and also teaches hardanger at Needlepoint Ltd. in Garden Grove. We incorrectly listed what and where she teaches in that article.
This year, the Labor Day holiday is on Monday, Sept. 4. Trash collection will be moved back one day, so Tuesday’s trash collection will be on Wednesday, Sept. 6, Wednesday’s collection will be on Thursday, Sept. 7, Thursday’s collection will be on Friday, Sept. 8, and Friday’s collection will be on Saturday, Sept. 9. Street sweeping for Wednesday, Sept. 6 will move to Thursday, Sept. 7, Thursday’s street sweeping will be on Friday, Sept. 8, and Friday’s street sweeping will b