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October 15, 2003

* Send AROUND TOWN items to the Daily Pilot, 330 W. Bay St., Costa

Mesa, CA 92627; by e-mail to; by fax to (949)

646-4170; or by calling (949) 574-4298. Include the time, date and

location of the event, as well as a contact phone number.


The Newport Beach Newcomers will travel by bus Oct. 15 to the

Huntington Library in Pasadena to hear Bill Frank, Achieve Curator,


talk about acquisitions, their care and the kinds of items in the

library. A docent will lead a tour of the estate followed by lunch.

Information: (949) 645-9922, http://newcomers-

The Newport Nautical Museum and the Newport Beach Public Library

will host Story Time at Pirates Cove for children 2- to 4-years-old

from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at the museum, 151 E. Coast Highway,

Newport Beach. Information: (949) 673-7863.


South Coast Plaza, in collaboration with Aston Martin, Jaguar,

Land Rover and Volvo, will present "Luxury by Design," a celebration

of luxury brands. The event will be held throughout the shopping

center, Oct. 16 through Oct. 19. For more information, telephone

(800) 782-8888 or visit

The sixth annual Fire & Lifeguard Appreciation Beach Party will

begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. The beach

bash will feature live music, a gourmet barbecue dinner and a no-host

bar. There will also be an awards ceremony honoring several service

people. The cost to attend is $30 per person or $350 for a table of

10. The resort is at 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach.

Information:(949) 729-4400.

Bunni Tobias will present "Simple Sanity for Parents" at 7 p.m. in

the Friends Meeting Room at the Newport Beach Public Library.

Information: (949) 717-3800.


Girls Inc. of Orange County, which is in Costa Mesa, will honor

Rosemary Turner, the South California district vice president for

delivery company UPS, as their 2003 Strong, Smart and Bold Woman. The

luncheon will be held at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. Tables and

sponsorships are available by calling (949) 646-7181.


The Jr. League of Orange

County's Christmas Company Shopping Extravaganza at the Orange

County Fair and Exposition Center will begin with an opening night

gala from 7 to 11 p.m. Shopping dates will be Oct. 19 to 22. General

admission is $7. Information:

Singer and songwriter Donna Summer will sign her new book,

"Ordinary Girl," and her new CD, "Journey," at 1 p.m. at Barnes &

Noble Metro Pointe. Information: (714) 744-1653.

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