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'Another Tribute to Black on White'

OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, presents "Another Tribute to Black on White." Featured artists include Pidder Auberger, Chi Kuo-Chang, Wolfgang Herbold and Max Uhlig. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.


SoCal Film Festival

The SoCal Film Festival returns to the Huntington Beach Central Library Theatre, 7111 Talbert Ave., with 106 screenings of features, shorts and documentaries from around the world. The festival began at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a welcome reception and continues with screenings Thursday, Friday and Saturday and round-table industry discussions Sunday. For a schedule of events, visit


Mixed Media Show

"Visual Integrity," a show featuring work by Caesar Alzate Jr., Jennifer Reifsneider, Shiva Aliabadi, Janet Adams, Chris Sullivan, Carolyn Machado, Anne Christensen, Laurie Hassold, Thinh Nguyen, Jeff Gillette and David Jang, is on display at the Coastline Community College Art Gallery, 10156 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday or by appointment. Admission is free. Call (714) 963-8475 or visit


Self-Management Class

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program offers a free six-week self-management class at FountainGlen Seacliff Clubhouse, 7181 Garden Glen Court, Huntington Beach. The class runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays and covers nutrition, medication, relaxation techniques, goal-setting and more. Enrollment is limited to 20 people. Call (714) 374-6360 or (714) 960-1600.



Old World Village hosts its

34th annual Oktoberfest, featuring German music, food, dancing and more, at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Regular hours are 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Only those 21 and older admitted Friday and Saturday. Admission is free Wednesday and Thursday; $15 Friday and Saturday; and $5 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 12 Sunday. Call (714) 895-8020 or visit


Dance Class

As part of the So Cal Dance Invitational, Master Class Series, Michael Nickerson-Rossi — trained in modern dance, jazz, ballet and hip-hop — is teaching a class from

10 to 11:35 a.m. and Joshua Romero is teaching one from 11:30 a.m. to

12:45 p.m. at Golden West College, 15744 Goldenwest St. Classes are $10 each, or $5 for students. Visit

Genealogical Society

"Location, Location, Location" is the topic for the next meeting of the Orange County California Genealogical Society at 9 a.m. at the Huntington Beach Central Library, 7111 Talbert Ave. The highlight will be Paul R. Lipinski, a volunteer consultant and teacher at the Los Angeles Family History Center and a member of the Polish Genealogical Society of California, speaking at

11 a.m. For more information, visit

Monday, Oct. 3

Coordinating Council Meeting

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. Visit


The Orange County Wine Elite hosts a fun and educational blind-tasting of wines from around the world at

6 p.m. Saturdays at Spark Woodfire Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy. No. 202. 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

Second Chance Pet Adoptions

hosts cat and kitten adoptions

from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays at Petco, 5961 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. The nonprofit is offering a summer special adoption fee of $99 for adult cats, $135 for kittens. The fee includes neuter/spay, vaccination, FIV/FVRCP test, microchip, collar/ID tag and a bag of food. Adoptions are also from 1 to

3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at PetSmart, 7600 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. Call (714) 448-9079.

Cypress Twirlers Square Dancing hosts a dancing night for singles and couples from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 5946 Westminster Ave., Huntington Beach. Call (562) 425-0130 or (714) 840-1750.

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