Tuesday Essentials in Newport Beach: Silent Films, Crime Prevention and More

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1. The Newport Beach Police Department is celebrating National Night Out today from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bonita Canyon Sports Park. The event will include crime and drug prevention information, home security and child safety tips and more. The Newport Beach Fire Department will also be grilling hot dogs and hamburgers. Get more information in our story here.

2. The Orange County Fair continues till Aug. 11 with pig races, deep-fried food, carnival rides, exhibits and more. Wednesday's highlights include the Orange Crush Demolition Derby at the Action Sports Arena, The Wanted at the Pacific Amphitheatre and Queen Nation at the Hangar Entertainment Arena. Find schedules, directions and more info here.

3. The OASIS Senior Center is hosting a silent film event with live music on Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Jeffrey Briar will provide commentary and perform live piano accompaniment to vintage films by Charlie Chaplin and Laurel & Hardy. This free concert is made possible by a donation from the Friends of OASIS.

4. The warm weather is sending many adults and children to the pool, USA.gov
recommends the following safety tips: 5. Break out the Listerine, Binaca or Scope. Today is Fresh Breath Day. Come to think of it, every day should be Fresh Breath Day.

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