TILL OCT. 30
Old World Village hosts its 34th annual Oktoberfest, featuring German music, food, dancing and more, at 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach. Regular hours are 6:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. (Only 21 and older admitted Friday and Saturday.) Admission is free Wednesday and Thursday; $15 Friday and Saturday; and $5 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 12 Sunday. For more information, call (714) 895-8020 or visit http://www.oldworld.ws.
High School Festival
Ocean View High School hosts a Fundraising Community Festival, featuring music, food, games, a silent auction, a bounce house and more, at 17071 Gothard St., Huntington Beach. The event is free and lasts from 3 to 8 p.m. Proceeds go to books and supplies for various academic departments. For more information, call (714) 756-0197.
Sts. Simon & Jude Catholic Church hosts a back-to-school spaghetti dinner in the campus' Colman Hall, 20444 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach. The event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and features live music along with a menu of salad, spaghetti, sausage, garlic bread, ice cream and desserts. Admission is $10 for adults at the door, $8 in advance, $6 for teenagers, $3 for spaghetti and sausage for children 6 to 12 and $2 for children for spaghetti only. For more information, call (714) 962-3333.
FRIDAY TILL OCT. 21
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program offers a free six-week self-management class at FountainGlen Seacliff Clubhouse, 7181 Garden Glen Court, Huntington Beach. The class runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays and covers nutrition, medication, relaxation techniques, goal-setting and more. Enrollment is limited to 20 people. For more information, call (714) 374-6360 or (714) 960-1600.
Coastal Cleanup Day
The Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy takes part in California Coastal Cleanup Day, assembling at 9 a.m. in the back parking lot of the Wetlands & Wildlife Care Center, 21900 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. Bring sturdy shoes, gloves and sun protection. For more information, email email@example.com. The Surfrider Foundation Newport Beach Chapter is also hosting a cleanup at the lower Santa Ana River by Lebard Park in Huntington Beach from 9 a.m. to noon. Gloves, bags, lunch and special T-shirts will be provided for the first 125 people. For more information, call (714) 623-1760.
The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its fourth annual Green Expo, featuring live artists and more than 70 vendors, at Pier Plaza, Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach. The event is free and lasts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (714) 536-8888.
Benefit for Warriors
SurfCity CrossFit hosts a benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project at 18421 Gothard St., Suite 200, Huntington Beach. Participants are invited to compete in throwing, jumping, rowing and lifting weights and raise money through pledges. The event starts at 9 a.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, call (714) 653-2212.
Pancakes for Animals
Save Our Strays hosts its 11th annual Pancake Breakfast in the Park at Lake Park, on Lake Street between 11th and 12th streets in Huntington Beach. The breakfast lasts from 8 a.m. to noon and includes raffle prizes and vendors displaying pet products. Admission is $7. For more information, call (714) 442-1446.
University Women Luncheon
The Westminster-Fountain Valley-Huntington Beach Branch of the American Assn. of University Women hosts a general meeting and luncheon at Meadowlark Golf Course, 16782 Graham St., Huntington Beach. Athlete and historian Darlene Bailey gives a presentation on "America's Lost Generation of Sportswomen" at 11 a.m. Admission is free for the presentation; lunch reservations are no longer available. For more information, call (714) 962-0197.
Chefs for Scholarships
The Golden West College Patrons present the sixth annual Chefs for Scholarships event, with nearly three dozen local restaurants, wineries and breweries offering food and drink samples at the Student Center, 15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach. The Gerry Schroeder Jazz Four and Swing Kittens will also perform. The event is from 4 to 7 p.m. and admission is $40 for adults, $20 for students with ID and free for student veterans and children 12 and younger. For more information, call (714) 895-8316 or visit http://www.chefs4scholarships.com.