five years. For more information, call (949) 645-9922 or visit the
Web site http://www.newcomers- newportbeach.org.
The Thursday Morning Women's Club, a 40-year-old friendship club,
is seeking new members. The club, which includes golf, bridge,
walking and gourmet sections, meets at 11 a.m. on the second Thursday
of every month at the Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach. The luncheon
is $23 and includes entertainment. The hotel is at 4545 MacArthur
Blvd. (714) 842-5863.
The Newport Beach Walking Club meets at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday
through Saturday, and at 7 p.m. Sunday. Walkers should meet at the
intersection of Hospital Road and Superior Avenue. Free. (949)
The American Legion meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of every
month. The meetings, which deal with veteran issues and community
service, will be held at the Costa Mesa Air National Guard. The
national guard is at 2651 Newport Blvd. Free. Mary Holler, (714)
546-2777; or Bill Mimiaga, (949) 650-0894.
Nightly meetings for those who want to overcome nicotine addiction
are offered in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. (714) 774-9106 or (800)
The Newport Sports Museum, a nonprofit organization, operates a
free museum at 100 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The museum,
which has one of the world's largest collections of sports
memorabilia, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. on Saturday. (949) 721-9333 or www.newportsports-
The Estancia High School Parent Teacher Student Assn. hosts a
monthly paper drive every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon in the
school's northwest parking lot, on the corner of Estancia North and
Placentia. Newspapers that are bound, loose or bagged are accepted.
Cardboard and bound material such as phone books and thick magazines
are not. Also, bins are available for drop off every day of the
month. All funds raised go to the association. Free. The school is at
2323 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. (949) 515-6500.
Oasis Senior Center offers a daily telephone contact program for
seniors who have a limited local support system. They also offer