OTO Events November 3 – 9
November 1-4: The Assistance League of Orange is hosting our 20th Annual Boutique Noël Event from Nov. 1-4 at the Chapter House in Old Towne Orange, 124 South Orange Street, Orange, CA. You can find an assortment of items such as jewelry, seasonal decorations for the home and the yard, delicious food items, clothing, handbags, fun hats, pet supplies, and much more! The Thrift Shop will also be open during the Boutique featuring a large collection of pristine condition collectible plates (in their original boxes) from artists such as Hummel, Goebel, Bing, Grondahl, Royal Dalton, and Schmidt Christmas plates, along with Madam Alexander dolls. Proceeds benefit the Chapter’s philanthropic programs including Operation School Bell, Orangewood Children and Family Center, Scholarships and Special Assistance. Hours are Thursday (9a-8p), Friday-Saturday (9a-6p) and Sunday (11a-4p). Admission and parking are free. For more information call 714-532-5800 or visit www.alorange.org.
November 2-4: Summerhill Antiques Ltd. is bringing in new inventory for the upcoming holiday season, and would also like to welcome you to their “Open House Holiday Celebration” running from Nov. 2-Nov. 4. They have a great new selection of classic furnishings, elegant tabletop accessories, fabulous vintage jewelry, and unique gifts. If that isn’t enough to entice you, complimentary champagne will be served Friday and Saturday from 4-7pm on Friday/Saturday and 2-6pm Sunday. Call (714) 771-7782 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and price. Visit them soon to see what’s new!
November 3, 10am-5pm & November 4, 11am-5pm: Copperwood Artware is having their Holiday Open House and 8th year Anniversary Celebration. As a customer appreciation for 8 fabulous years, please enjoy 8% off all items both days plus a few more surprises. They will be serving hot apple cider and light refreshments as well. The store is located at 148A North Glassell in Orange.
November 3, 3:00-3:45pm: Free Zumba dance demo at the Orange Public Library & Historic Center for kids of all ages! Join certified Zumba instructor, Josue Meneses, as he demonstrates Zumba and Zumbatomic techniques for you to try!
November 3, 4-7pm: The Schroeder Studio Gallery is having a show of Jan Magdaleno’s work and the reception for the artist is this Saturday. If you love dogs, you will want to see this work! Magdaleno’s work, in watercolor, oil, pencil, charcoal and mixed media, is an extraordinary celebration of her affection for man’s best friend. The show will hang until Nov. 26, 2012. Click HERE to see some of her paintings on Facebook. The gallery is located at 112 E. maple Ave in Orange. Call (714)633-0653 for more information.
November 4, 4pm: CHOC Children’s Day of Remembrance Ceremony. This ceremony is a time for CHOC associates and physicians to come together with patient families to honor the memories of the precious lives that were lost here. The ceremony will take place at Irvine Regional Park (1 Irvine Park Road Gate Code #1111). For more information or questions please call (714) 532-7523.
November 5-8, 9am-5pm: Eduardo Correa, D.D.S., Pediatric Dentistry is sponsoring a Halloween Candy Buy Back. They will buy back Halloween candy from local kids at $1 per pound and then send the candy to the troops overseas. What better way to get the holidays started off by saying thank you to those who protect our freedom? Bring your candy to Pediatrics Dentistry at 245 N Glassell Street, Suite B. Call (714) 538-5582 with any questions.
November 5: The Orange Solar Project ends at 11:59 tonight. Don’t miss your chance to save money on electric bills and earn rewards for going solar. The Orange Solar Program allows eligible participants to go solar for no upfront cost and receive not only cash-back awards but also state and federal incentives. According to Sullivan Solar Power, most participants are installing a solar power system with around 5,000 watts of solar capacity, and this saves them anywhere from $165 to $226 per month on average. Why not consider reducing your carbon footprint and lowering your energy bill in the process? For more info click HERE or call 1-800-SULLIVAN.
November 5, 6:30pm: The Orange Public Library & Historic Center shows us a little bit about genealogy in “Searching for Your Roots.” Learn the basics of genealogical research and discover what free local resources are available to you at the library. Call (714) 288-2420 for more details.
November 6, 6:30-7pm: Check out Pajama Storytime at the Orange Public Library & Historic Center. This event features stories, fingerplays and songs for its target audience of 4-8 year olds. Children are invited to wear their pajamas.
November 7-11: Chapman University’s Department of Theatre presents “If All the Sky Were Paper,” a work by Andrew Caroll. This heartfelt drama is based on bestselling author Andrew Carroll’s journey around the world to collect letters written during wartime, seen through the eyes of those on the front lines and home front. General admission tickets are $20 or $15 for seniors and students. Call (714) 744-7087 for more details. On November 9th there will be a special pre-show talk with Andrew Caroll himself who will discuss the Legacy Project, a national, all-volunteer initiative that encourages Americans to honor and remember those who have served—or are currently serving—this nation in wartime by seeking out and preserving their letters and e-mails home.
November 8, 11am: The Woman’s Club of Orange is inviting the public to its Fabulous Finds Auction and Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 8 beginning at 11 a.m. at the organization’s clubhouse. The event is $10 per person. The clubhouse is at 121 S. Center St. in Orange. For information call: 714-633-4835.
November 8: In honor of its second birthday, Bruxie: Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches in Old Towne Orange, will hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 8 that benefits the local chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Wounded Warrior Project. The shop will donate 10 percent of all sales that day from its locations in Orange, downtown Brea and Rancho Santa Margarita to the charities. Bruxie is at 292 N. Glassell St. in Orange. Questions? Call 714-633-3900
November 9: City Hall is closed all day.
November 9, 8-11am: The Orange Senior Center is hosting the OC Bountiful Senior Resources Fair and anyone is invited! Admission is free. This event will feature information and resources you need regarding services and products for you or possibly a loved one, not to mention giveaways, raffles, tasty treats. There will be interactive discussion as well as hands on sessions and product displays. Flu shots will also be available. The event will be held at the Orange Senior Center, located at 170 S Olive Street in Orange. Contact Gretchen at (714) 538-9633 extension #103 with questions.
November 9, 5:30-7:30pm: Park rangers will lead a nighttime hike at Orange’s Irvine Regional Park. The free event will allow attendees to view natural wonders that can only be seen at night. The hike will feature a visit to the Nature Center, a live animal presentation, hot cocoa and cookies and a hike through the wilderness area. Attendees are asked to dress warmly, wear good walking shoes, and bring a flashlight. All ages are invited. Participants must park in parking lot #19, near the Nature Center. Parking and admission are free. Irvine Regional Park is at 1 Irvine Park Rd. in Orange. Information: 714-973-6835 or visit ocparks.com/irvinepark.