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Women's Opportunities Center of UCI, Thursday.Luncheon honoring women's activist Vivian Clecak, with proceeds going to the center. 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. $75. (714) 824-7128.

Project Independence, May 27. Motion-picture fund-raiser featuring Steven Spielberg's "The Lost World," benefiting programs for the developmentally disabled. 7 p.m. at the Laguna Hills Mall Cinema. $20. (714) 549-3464, Ext. 236.

CHOC/Human Options/Working Wardrobes, May 29. Benefit shower celebrating debut of Orange County Woman magazine. 6:30 p.m. at the Sutton Place Hotel, Newport Beach. Business attire. (714) 532-8380.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, May 31. Luncheon sponsored by Angelitos de Oro, featuring guest speaker Elizabeth Dole. 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. $125. (714) 642-9883.

Girls Incorporated of Orange County, May 31. Brunch and ballet, featuring children dancing in "With Open Arms." Brunch at noon at the Orange County Airport Hilton, Irvine; ballet at 2:30 p.m., Irvine Barclay Theatre. $50. (714) 642-1229.

Cystic Fibrosis Guild, May 31. Silent auction and dinner-dance benefiting the guild's programs. 6:30 p.m. at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel. $175 per person. (714) 938-1393.

Women's Transitional Living Center,May 31. Twisting the Night Away--A '50s Celebration! to benefit the shelter for battered women and children. 6:30 p.m. at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel. $65. (714) 992-1939.

Cerritos Center for Performing Arts, May 31. Puttin' on the Ritz dinner-dance benefiting the Friends of the Center's educational outreach programs. 6:30 p.m. at the center. $85. (562) 916-8500.

Mission San Juan Capistrano, June 7. A Stroll Through the Past cocktail party, benefiting the mission. 5:30 p.m. at the mission. $50. (714) 248-2026.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, June 9. The Sandi Coffer Summer Classic, a Ray of Hope golf tournament. 8 a.m. registration at the Newport Beach Country Club. $200 and up. (714) 752-1680.

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