Chili and Fun
The Costa Mesa Boosters and Early College High School ASB and staff will put on a Fall Festival/Chili Contest at Halecrest Park. The free event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and features children's games, food booths and a craft boutique. For more information, call the (714) 557-7234 or go to http://www.halecrestpark.com.
Taco Rosa Newport Beach, 2632 San Miguel Road, will host a fundraiser to support the Newport-Mesa Schools Foundation at 3 p.m. For a $30 donation, one can watch Taco Rosa's founder Ivan Calderon put on a carnitas cooking demonstration, taste tequila, have dinner, dessert and other treats. For reservations, call (949) 720-0980. Walk-ins are also welcome.
The Center for Living Peace and PBS SoCal host a free screening of "Peace Unveiled" at 3: 30 p.m. at the center's headquarters, 4139 Campus Drive, Irvine.
Lemon Drop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and up, will have its Halloween-themed singles party from 7 to midnight at the Newport Beach Elks Lodge Ballroom, 3456 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. A free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
The Faculty DanceConcert, staged by the Orange Coast College Dance Department, is at 8 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. World dancer Sabuha Shahnaz will perform. Faculty members and advanced student dancers from OCC, UC Irvine, Cal State Long Beach and Chapman University also take part in the dance concert. Tickets cost $15 at the door.
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