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The week ahead in Orange County

September 04, 2004


White House in Miniature: The Nixon Library will unveil the 70-foot by 30-foot White House in Miniature, a look at the president's historic residence, in the library's new Katherine B. Loker Center. Free until noon, $2 to $5.95 thereafter. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. Information: (714) 993-3393.

Fun Fest: The Fountain Valley Baptist Church will hold a Family Fun Fest. The event will feature a midway for all ages, bounce houses, and a rock-climbing wall. A light lunch will be provided. Free. Noon to 4 p.m. 10460 Slater Ave., Fountain Valley. Information: (714) 963-9708.

Festival of Children: The month-long festival at South Coast Plaza will feature celebrity appearances, live performances, arts and crafts, and demonstrations. Will continue every weekend through the month. For a schedule of activities visit 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. Information: (714) 438-3286.

Street Fair: The International Street Fair will be held in downtown Orange this weekend. Festivities will include ethnic foods, live entertainment, music and dancing. Admission is free. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Glassell Street and Chapman Avenue. Information: (714) 532-6260


Rock Against Diabetes: The Gypsy Lounge in Lake Forest will host the Rock Against Diabetes concert to benefit the American Diabetes Assn. 7:30 p.m. $9. 23600 Rockfield. Information: 1-888-DIABETES.

Ceremony: Irvine Valley College will commemorate the victims of 9/11. 11:30 a.m. to noon. Free. Student Services Center, 5500 Irvine Center Drive, at the corner of Jeffrey Road and Irvine Center Drive. Information: (949) 451-5277.


Understanding the Acjachemen: Damien Shilo, chairman of the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen National Tribal council, will discuss the Acjachemen people of Orange County. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $2. Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach. Reservations/Information: (949) 645-8489.

Sept. 11

Walk for Hope: Be the Cause presents its third annual Walk for Hope in memory of 9/11. All proceeds will benefit The 9/11 Children's Fund, The Afghanistan Relief Organization and Homes for Kids in South Africa. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bolsa Chica State Beach, 17950 Pacific Coast Highway (five miles north of the Huntington Beach Pier). $15-$25. Information: (714) 636-3067 or

Walking Tour: The Orange Community Historical Society will offer a walking tour of Old Towne Orange. Trained docents will guide participants from the historic Ainsworth House to the train depot via the plaza. 10 a.m. Suggested donation, $5. 414 East Chapman. Information: (714) 998-0330.

Pancake Breakfast: Save Our Strays of Huntington Beach will host its 5th Annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at Lake Park in Huntington Beach, on Lake Street between 11th and 12th streets. $7. Information: (714) 442-1446.

Source: The Orange County calendar is compiled by Philip Le and Jessica Zuchero. Submit items two weeks in advance to or by fax to (714) 966-7711.

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