Old World Village hosts its fourth annual Multi Chamber Business Mixer at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Representatives from local businesses and chambers of commerce will be in attendance from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free; $50 to reserve a table. For more information, call (714) 895-8020.
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"Tomorrow Belongs to Me," an exhibit by Bulgarian artist Milko Pavlov, runs at OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Unit 32, Huntington Beach. Regular gallery hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 421-0476 or visit http://www.omc-llc.com.
Pacific Northwest Wines
Monkey House Cafe hosts "Wines from Washington and Oregon: The Best of the Pacific Northwest," an offering of wines from Barnard Griffin, A to Z and Cloudline, at 18862 Beach Blvd. No. 101, Huntington Beach. The tasting begins at 6 p.m. and admission is $35, which includes tax and light appetizers. For reservations, call (714) 274-1176 or (714) 803-8989.
Doggie Day Care
The Dog House, a day-care center for dogs run by Your Animals Best Friend LLC, hosts its grand opening at 15392 Assembly Lane, Unit A, Huntington Beach. The event lasts from 5 to 9 p.m. and includes a mini pet expo, raffle prizes, food, drink and a chocolate fountain. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 898-5800 or http://www.youranimalsbestfriend.com.
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'Spelling Bee' Comedy
The Huntington Beach Playhouse presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," the Tony-winning musical by William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, at 7111 Talbert Ave. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday and tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and students. For more information, call (714) 375-0696.
Comedy Club Opening
The Comedy Spot Comedy Club opens its new monthly location at Don the Beachcomber, 16278 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. Headliner Brian Scolaro shares the bill with Tim Chizmar, Heather Schmidt, Nigel McGuinness and Denise Shue. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are $10 with a two-item minimum. For more information, visit http://www.thecomedyspot.net/hb.
Second Chance Pet Adoptions hosts a bake sale fundraiser to pay for an injured cat's medical bills at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. Homemade pies, cakes, cookies, brownies are more will be on sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call (714) 846-7331.
The Human Revolution and other bands perform by the fire rings at lifeguard station 6 at Huntington State Beach, near Magnolia Street and Pacific Coast Highway, in celebration of the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act qualifying for the November ballot. The event starts with a potluck at 3 p.m., with music starting at 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 315-6726 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Police Swing Band
The Los Angeles Police Swing Band continues the Huntington Beach Central Library's Summer Series with a program of big band and jazz standards at 7111 Talbert Ave. The show is free and starts at 5 p.m. For more information, call (714) 891-6856.
4th of July Festivities
Huntington Beach holds its annual 4th of July Parade and Celebration around Main Street, with events at different locations throughout the day. A pancake breakfast in Lake Park takes place from 6:30 to 11 a.m. by Main and 11th streets; the Surf City 5K Run and Fitness Expo takes place from 7 a.m. to noon at Main and 17th streets; the city's 108th annual 4th of July Parade goes down Main from 10 a.m. to noon; the Pier Plaza Festival takes place at the Huntington Beach Pier from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; fireworks go off over the ocean from 9 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.hb4thofjuly.org.
The Bolsa Chica Conservancy hosts a fundraising brunch to support environmental programs at Fred's Mexican Cafe, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. The all-you-can-eat brunch, which features a view of the 4th of July Parade, lasts from 9 to 11 a.m. and costs $40 for adults, $15 for children 10 and under. For more information, call (714) 846-1114.