OTO Events October 13-19
October 13: Every second Saturday of the month, Bikes Build Futures accepts donations of used bikes. You can take your used bike to 2454 A North Glassell. The Old Towne Flea Market also takes place on the second Saturday of the month from 7am-3pm. Head on down to 146 N. Grand Street and check it out.
October 13, 2pm-5pm: Come check out the grand opening of Orange Circle Optometry now under new ownership. Front Porch Pops will be at the grand opening from 2-5pm giving free pops to patients and guests. You can reach them at (714) 538-6424, and their office is located at 227 E Chapman Ave Suite C. Let’s welcome them into our community!
October 13, 5pm-9pm: Covenant Community Church in Orange is putting on a community event, Harvest Fest, and best of all it’s free! There will be all sorts of things to do for adults and kids like live music, chili cook off, and pulled pork sandwiches. It will be a safe and fun environment for the kids and there will even be a pumpkin patch. Free pumpkins to all who come! This event will be located at 221 N. Waverly Street in Orange.
October 13, 9am-4pm; October 14, 10am-4pm: The Orange Emblem Club is putting on its Annual Holiday Boutique, featuring handcrafted gifts for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Lunch will be sold from 11 am – 2 pm in Santa’s Kitchen. This event is located at 211 East Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92866. Call (714) 639-0889 for more information.
October 14, 6am: CHOC Walk in the Park is finally here! Check-in starts at 6am and the walk begins at 7am. This 5k is guaranteed to be a fun activity for the whole family. Take a stroll through the Disneyland Park, right alongside your favorite Disney characters. Walkers this year get to experience the new Carsland! Every step counts! This is a great event that can positively impact so many lives. Check out the website to learn more about the CHOC walk, and check out our blog post HERE.
October 14, 2-5pm: The Pet Hospital is hosting their ‘Howl-O-Ween’ Pet Event and Fundraiser complete with a silent auction, photo booth, adoption pets, a food truck, a carved pumpkin contest, and so much more. There will be a pet costume contest with awards given for ‘best pet costume,’ ‘most creative pet costume,’ ‘best pet with person costume,’ and ‘best group costume with pet.’ To top it all off, Front Porch Pops and The Filling Station Cafe will also be there with desserts! It all takes place at 3411 East Chapman Ave (in the back lot). Call (714)771-3261 to RSVP! The Pet Hospital is still accepting any service or item donors wish to provide for the silent auction.
October 16, 9-10:45am: The Orange Public Library & Historic Center is putting on a special program for adults; “Intro to Facebook for Business.” Learn the fundamentals of social media for the most influential social networks of our time. With over 600 million active users, this workshop will provide the steps you must have now to start engaging your community and industry peers. You will walk away with your own Facebook page, created by you. Call (714) 288-2410 for more information.
October 16, 2:30 and 7:00pm: Chapman University’s Tabula Poetica Poetry Reading Series is hosting special guest Kate Gale. Call (714) 997-6815 for more details. Her lecture is at 2:30pm and readings will be at 7:00pm. For some of her sample poetry click HERE.
October 17, 6pm: Join the Orange Public Library & Historic Center for a screening of “Sixteen Candles” (PG). Teens, discover this comedy blockbuster from yesteryear. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served.
October 18, 7:30-9am: Be a part of something special as Mayor Carolyn Cavecche and Keynote Speaker Jackie Slater (retired LA Ram, Hall of Famer) present at the 41st Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. The Orange Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast is put on by CBMC Orange County Metro at the Double Tree Hotel, located at 100 City Drive, Orange, CA 92705.
October 18, 7pm: Dr. Debórah Dwork, Rose Professor of Holocaust History at Clark University and director of Clark’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, returns to Chapman University on Thursday in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center. Her lecture titled “A Boy in Terezin: The Private Diary of Pavel Weiner” is about a young Holocaust captive’s 1944-1945 diary. The diary of Pavel Weiner is a precious record of daily life in the transit camp the Germans called Theresienstadt. Dwork’s talk, part of the 2012-13 lecture series “Witnessing to History,” presented by Chapman’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, is free and open to the public. For more information call (714) 532-7760 or
October 19-21, open 10am-8pm: Tiddlywinks is celebrating its long-awaited grand opening! Let’s welcome them to the Circle! Tiddlywinks’ official ribbon cutting ceremony with the Mayor will take place on Friday October 19th at 5:30pm. On Saturday from 11am-1pm you can attend a book reading with special guest, Curious George, followed by coloring time with Curious George as well. The store is ready to start things off with a bang. There will be a pizza raffle, popcorn, play time with cool toys, balloons, tattoos, and FUN! There is also a special 20% store-wide discount all weekend. Call (714) 997-8697 for more info or visit their Facebook page HERE. They are located at 129 North Glassell St. in the Circle.
October 19, 3-9pm: The Music Room School of Performing Arts is hosting a dinner fundraiser at Ruby’s Diner by the train station. Check out the event on Facebook HERE and print out the Ruby’s Flyer to bring with you and 20% of all food sales goes to The Music Room. Ruby’s and the train station are located at 186 N Atchison St, Orange, CA 92866.
October 19, 5-9pm: Paris In A Cup will hold their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser. Evening In Paris tickets are $10. Money goes to Team Think Pink, Inc a Susan G Komen race affiliate. Come shop, nosh, network and play for door prizes all in the name of charity. Visit their website HERE or call 714-538-9411 for details. Paris In A Cup is located at 119 S Glassell St. A bientot!
October 19, 8pm: Chapman University continues its Black & White Film Festival with a screening of “Rome, Open City” (1945) a Roberto Rossellini drama using a documentary style to tell the story of a brave few who struggled against the Nazi occupation of Rome. Call (714) 997-6815 for more info.
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