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March 11, 1997|GRETCHEN STAHL

Assistance League of Anaheim, Today.Luncheon and fashion show benefiting league philanthropies. 11 a.m. Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim. $55 and up. (714) 535-1970.

Angelitos de Oro, Today.Bloomingdale's Home Store grand opening gala at Fashion Island Newport Beach, benefiting this auxiliary of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County. By invitation only.

Pacific Chorale, Wednesday.Reception and dinner honoring chorale director John Alexander's silver anniversary. 6:30 p.m. the Pacific Club, Newport Beach. $150 per person. Black-tie optional. (714) 662-2345.

Forest Home Women's Auxiliary, Thursday. Silent auction and luncheon benefiting the Christian conference center. 11 a.m. at the Sutton Place Hotel, Newport Beach. $25. (714) 457-9373.

Classic Charities of Orange County, Thursday. Willie Nelson concert benefiting the organization that assists local and national charities. 8 p.m. at the UCI Bren Center, Irvine. $40 and up. (714) 646-9007.

Paint Your Heart Out Anaheim, Friday. Casino night benefiting the organization that paints and refurbishes the homes of elderly or disabled Anaheim residents. 6 p.m. Foxfire Restaurant, Anaheim. $30. (714) 974-9481.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Orange County Chapter, Friday. Dinner auction benefiting the society. 6 p.m. at the Sutton Place Hotel, Newport Beach. $75 and up. Cocktail attire. (714) 752-1680.

Discovery Science Center, Saturday. "Let the Games Begin" exhibition to raise funds for the proposed Santa Ana center. 6 p.m. Launch Pad, Crystal Court, Costa Mesa. $65. (714) 552-3949.

Orange County Museum of Art, Saturday. The Fabulous Roaring '20s dinner-dance to benefit the museum. 7 p.m. at the museum in Newport Beach. $125 per person. (714) 759-1122, Ext. 212.

Autism Coalition for Creative Educational and Social Services, Saturday. Performance benefit featuring John Lithgow. 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Newporter, Newport Beach. $50. (714) 841-5796.

Operation Smile, Sunday. Cut-a-Thon benefiting the organization that helps youths with facial deformities receive plastic surgery. 10 a.m. at the Toni&Guy salon in Newport Beach. $30. (714) 671-0004.

National Dyslexia Research Foundation, Monday. Golf tournament and awards buffet benefiting the foundation. 10 a.m. registration, 5:30 p.m. dinner at Newport Beach Country Club. $50 and up. (714) 642-7303.

Assistance League of Newport-Mesa, March 20. Benefit luncheon for league projects. 11 a.m. Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach. $50. (714) 640-5595.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Orange County, March 21. Dinner benefiting the foundation. 7 p.m. Gustaf Anders, Costa Mesa. $75. Black-tie optional. (714) 854-6552.

SchoolPower, March 22. Dinner and silent auction to benefit the Laguna Beach educational foundation. 5:30 p.m. Newport Beach Marriott Hotel, Fashion Island. $300 per person. Black-tie optional. (714) 494-6811.

American Lung Assn. of Orange County, March 22. The Big Breathe Easy jazz benefit for research and treatment of lung disease. 6 p.m. Hyatt Newporter, Newport Beach. $100 per person. (714) 835-5864.

HOPE for Our Children Foundation, March 22. Las Vegas-style gambling benefit for the nonprofit foundation. 6:30 p.m. Sunny Hills Racquet Club, Fullerton. $25. (714) 524-1350.

Children's Hospital of Orange County, March 22. Fashion show and dinner-dance benefiting the hospital. 6:30 p.m., Anaheim Marriott. $125 per person. (714) 255-8028.

Olive Crest, March 22. Black and White Ball benefiting the foundation for abused children. 6:30 p.m., Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim. $200 per person. Black-tie optional. (714) 543-5437, Ext. 123.

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