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A Charity Fundraiser, a Health Warning and the Beatles

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1. A movie fundraiser for Boys Hope Girls Hope, an organization dedicated to nurturing at-risk children, will be held tonight from 5 - 9:30 p.m. at Lido Theater with the screening of Chasing Mavericks. Food will be available starting at 5 p.m. at Woody’s Diner and the movie begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for kids. All of the sales proceeds will go to BHGH. Actor and surf champion Peter Mel will be there for pictures, autographs and a Q&A session after the movie. To purchase tickets, please contact Melissa Leonard at BHGH Costa Mesa Office at 949-515-8833 or mleonard@bhgh.org for tickets. Lido Theater is located at 3459 Via Lido.

2. FYI! Bacterial levels exceed health standards at Newport's Bayside Drive Beach. The county's Water Protection Program posted warning signs on Wednesday. Contact with the water may cause illness.

3. Today at 7 p.m. the Orange County Museum of Art will hold a panel discussion titled, "This is LA.'' The panel will feature Los Angeles artists Farrah Karapetian, Brice Bishoff, Mitchell Syrop and Mark Dean Veca. The museum is located at 850 San Clemente Dr. For more information call Kirsten Schmidt at 949-759-1122.
 
4. Fight Club OC is hosting its bi-monthly series tonight featuring boxing and martial arts competitive fights ringside luxury suites, VIP perks for season ticket holders and a happy hour bar and grill for all attendees. The event is held at the OC Fair & Event Center from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Happy Hour specials available from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Admission ranges from $50-$100. For more information, visit fightcluboc.com or call 949-760-3131. The OC Fair & Event Center is located off the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa.

5. It’s Beatles Day at the Sawdust Art and Craft Festival on Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. Beginning at 10 a.m., guests can enjoy 1960s-themed art activities and classes, as well as Beatles cover bands. Get more details at sawdustartfestival.org/.

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John Johnstone August 15, 2013 at 12:52 PM
If Bayside Drive Beach is Coast Guard Beach, I just launched from there yesterday and I didn't see any signs like that.

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