FRIDAY: The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce presents a speed networking event from 4 to 6 p.m. at Baci di Roma, 5205 Warner Ave., Huntington Beach. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY: OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, presents an exhibit of pastels and drawings by Scott Valenzuela (pictured). The opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Gallery hours are from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and also by appointment. For more information, call (714) 421-0476.
SUNDAY: Old World Village, 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach, hosts a musician's swap meet from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
St. Paddy's Special
Monkey House Café, 18862 Beach Blvd., Suite 101, Huntington Beach, offers a St. Paddy's Special featuring beer, wine, raffles and traditional Irish foods from 6 to 9 p.m. for $18 plus tax. Seats are limited, so make reservations
at (714) 803-8989 or
TILL MARCH 31
Phone Book Drive
Residents may bring in phone books in exchange for a raffle ticket at Beachside Recycling, 8601 Edison Ave., Huntington Beach. Winners will be announced April 5 for prizes, including dinner for two at Benihana, a free one-night stay at Embassy Suites and free Sunday brunch at the Waterfront Hilton. Beachside is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For
more information, call (714) 969-7638.
TILL APRIL 3
American Master Painter
"American Master," an exhibit of drawings, paintings and prints by Milford Zornes, is on display at the Anderson Art Gallery, 16812 Pacific Coast Hwy., Sunset Beach. Works by Bill Anderson, Raul Anguiano, Henry Fukuhara, Howard Hitchcock and Bea Riley are also on display. Opening reception is 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, closing reception 1 to 5 p.m. April 3. Regular gallery hours are 1 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (562) 592-4393 or visit http://www.billandersonartgallery.com.
iBookGigs is teaming up with Beachfront 301, 301 Main St., Huntington Beach, and rock band the Opera to raise money for those affected by the earthquake in Japan. The Opera will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. Beachfront 301 will donate a percentage of bar sales made during the performance to the American Red Cross for the Japan earthquake disaster relief efforts. For more information, contact iBookGigs' Chief Executive and booking agent Josh Cottrill at Josh@iBookGigs.com.