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Charitable Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

Road to Self-Sufficiency

Enjoy your summer by helping homeless families and adults back on the road to self-sufficiency. The Illumination Foundation is currently seeking compassionate and energetic individuals to volunteer with our interdisciplinary services to help break or prevent the cycle of homelessness during the summer and through the year. Below you will find a list of the volunteer opportunities available, including Meal Service Volunteers; Housing Volunteers; Medical Coordinator Volunteers; Administrative Volunteers and more. Call 949-544-0389, or visit

INFO Various time slots, Various locations in North Orange County

Band Available!

The Mathis Band, formerly Gary Mathis, is available to play select charity events. None or minimal compensation. Call 951-355-8335 or visit  

INFO Upon consideration, Orange County

Renegade Summer Trail Run Series #1 - 5 Mile Trail Run & Kids Obstacle Course

Thursday evenings -- June 19, July 10 and Aug. 7 -- The Renegade Summer Trail Run Series will benefit WeROCK (We Run Orange County’s Kids), a non-profit organization that provides after-school intervention programs for the middle and high School students of Orange County. By delivering education and proper training for the completion of a 26.2 mile marathon, We ROCK teaches our community’s teenagers the important life skills of goal setting, self-reliance, discipline and self-confidence. Call 949 975-1812 or visit

INFO 6:15 p.m., Cedar Grove Park, 11385 Pioneer Road, Tustin, CA 92782

Wines and Wishes

Join us for a night of starry skies, petite cuisine and fine wines to benefit Make a Wish Foundation. The evening includes  a champagne reception at 6 p.m., live jazz, more than 18 boutique and renowned wineries and food tasting from award-winning restaurants. The raffle begins at 8:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per person or $100 per couple. VIP tickets are $75. Ticket prices include a commemorative wine glass. Bottles of wine are available for purchase. Call 714-573-9474, or to purchace tickets, visit Please use promo code maw2014.

INFO 6 to 9 p.m., Kaleidoscope Center

Animal Assistance League of OC 40-yr Anniversary Celebration

Enjoy a dazzling evening of Las Vegas-style entertainment with Vegas and Nashville award winning singer Phil Shane, Emcee Jim Taylor of the Irivine Improv, surrounded by a $30 million exotic car collection. Dancing, catered buffet dinner, casino games, slot car race track, raffle and silent auction with unique and exciting items. Proceeds benefit AALOC's No Kill Adoption center and community programs helping with spay/neuter, vet costs, placement, lost/found and pet food for struggling pet owners. Call 714-612-3165, or visit

INFO 7 to 11. p.m., Marconi Automotive Museum, Tustin, CA

Trish's Angels Gala Event

An evening of elegance and entertainment to benefit ALS Patients at the Inaugrual Trish’s Angels Gala. The event includes dinner, dancing, drinks, raffles, and a live auction conducted by celebrity spokesperson Kate Linder  -- Esther Valentine on "The Young & The Restless."  ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurological disorder with no known cure or treatment that strips patients of the ability to walk, communicate or eat. Call 678-988-9537, or reserve your spot now at

INFO 6 to 11 p.m., Mission Viejo Country Club, 26200 Country Club Drive, Mission Viejo, 92691

Renegade Summer Trail Run Series #3

The Summer Trail Run Series will make you feel like a kid again. Join your running friends for an evening 5-mile trail run through beautiful Peters Canyon Wilderness Park at this Thursday night summer running series. Stay afterward for music and BBQ. We have the Rough Fit Kids Obstacle Course again this year which is a great play area, so be sure to bring the kids! Call 949 975-1812, or visit

INFO 6:15 p.m., Cedar Grove Park, 11385 Pioneer Road, Tustin, CA 92782

Ribs, Pigs, & Watermelons-Pro BBQ Competition & Beer Festival

This event is being held to help raise needed funding to continue the work of American Family Housing (AFH,, a 28-year-old non-profit organization specializing in the care of homeless families and individuals. Their Third Annual Pigs, Ribs and Watermelons Professional BBQ competition and Beer festival is a Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned event. Competing for the $10,000.00 prize money on Saturday and Sunday will be 65 of the top nationally ranked BBQ teams. Call 714-897-322, ext. 107, or visit

INFO Friday- 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday- 10 a.m. to 8 pm. and Sunday -10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Huntington State Beach, 21601 Pacific Coast Hwy Huntington Beach, CA 92646 (Beach and PCH Lot 9 & 10)

2014 Firefighter Bachelor Auction

Ten SoCal firefighters will be up for grabs at the 2014 Firefighter Bachelor Auction benefiting the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation. An exclusive coctail reception for VIPs will be held with the bachelors; at 6:30 general admission ticket holders arrive to mingle with the firefighters, bid on silent auction items and their favorite firefighter for a spot on the group date (held Sunday, August 10th) which includes a Newport harbor cruise and romantic dinner at Sabatino's. Call 805-423-1667, or visit

INFO 6 p.m. Vip reception, 6:30 p.m. general admission, The District Lounge, 121 McFadden, Newport Beach, CA 92663

OC Cavy Haven's Fourth Annual SoCal Pignic

Come join us as we celebrate piggies and piggy people at the Annual SoCal Pignic! Attend our Pignic with your guinea pigs! Don't have guinea pigs? You are still welcome. There will be plenty of adoptable guinea pigs there for you to cuddle. Enter your piggies in our fun Costume Contest and Veggie Eating contest. Shop at our Wheek Boutique for goodies for your guinea pigs and you. Enjoy Cavy Talk/Q&A with Dr. Ridgeway of Long Beach Animal Hospital and Professional Pet Photography with Firelight. Please bring a playpen, fleece, water bottle, feed, and other items to make them comfortable.Call 714-242-7548, or visit

INFO noo to 4 p.m., Irvine Animal Care Center, 6443 Oak Canyon Road, Irvine, CA 92618

Sixth Annual Lobsterfest at Newport Beach

Lobsterfest promises fun and entertainment with a percentage of the proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish® Orange County and Inland Empire, Leadership Tomorrow and New Directions for Women. Maine lobster is flown in fresh, and prepared on site with traditional seafood accompaniments. Kids' activities with Camp James; live rock-n-pop band – Instant Replay. General admission in advance is $55, at the door, $75; $20 for children under 12, $25 at the door. VIP: $150. Call 949-212-1499, or visit

INFO 3 to 8 p.m., Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina, 101 North Bayside Drive (enter via PCH)

Laura’s House Second Annual HOPE Golf Tournament

The event begins at 11 a.m with registration, putting contest and box lunch, followed by a shotgun start. The game will use a four-player scramble format and will feature longest drive, closest-to-the-pin and hole-in-one contests. The day will conclude with an awards reception at 5:30 p.m. with wine and spirits, a stationed dinner, entertainment and a silent auction. Individual player fee is $250. Proceeds will benefit Laura’s House mission to end the silence of domestic violence. Call 714-426-0444, or visit

INFO 11 a.m.-Registration, noon-Shotgun start, 5:30-Awards reception, Marbella Country Club, 30800 Golf Club Dr. San Juan Capistrano, 92675

Dream Home Estates Night at Sea

Dream Home Estates is hosting an exciting evening of fun, food and festivities. The event is called “A Night at Sea” and will offer a silent auction with all proceeds going toward the Make-A-Wish foundation to grant wishes for children. The evening will take place on the luxurious “Ambassador” Yacht, while voyaging the spectacular Newport Bay at sunset. Tickets include an open bar, hors d'oeuvres and plenty of entertainment. Call 714-573-9474, or visit

INFO 6 to 8:30 p.m., 2901 West Coast Highway Newport Beach, CA 92663

Festival Ballet Theatre - Gala of the Stars

International Dance InvitationalFestival Ballet Theatre’s annually sold-out Gala of the Stars showcases internationally revered guest artists from the world’s most prestigious dance companies, along with FBT's accomplished resident company. Celebrating more than 25 years of artistic excellence, Festival Ballet Theatre simultaneously attracts the best in professional dance to its home base while sending its own dancers out as artistic ambassadors to the world. Proceeds assist FBT in presenting artists of the highest standards in the Barclay's warm and intimate setting. Support also helps keep ticket prices affordable and underwrites the cost of ArtsReach programs for young people. Call 949-854-4607, or visit

INFO 7 p.m., Irvine Barclay Theatre

Dana Point Lobster Beach Fest

Join us for the Dana Beach Lobster Beach Fest to support Make-a-Wish Foundation.  Enjoy an incredible steak, lobster, seafood dinner with spirits, live music and dancing under the stars! Cost is $75 for early bird pricing before July 31, and $85 through Aug. 15. $100 at the door includes steak, lobster, sides and entertainment (no host bar). Big Tail Table Ticket is $150 or $1,500 for a table of 10. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and our signature cocktail at a full service reserved table! Tickets are non-refundable. Call 714-573-9474, or visit

INFO 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Doheny State Beach

Child Abuse Prevention Center's 13th Annual Charity Golf Classic

Please join us as we celebrate the Child Abuse Prevention Center’s 13th Annual Charity Golf Classic! More than 1,000 businesses and golfers have “teed off” to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by raising over half million dollars for our educational and mental health programs. Call 714-955-5634, or visit

INFO 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., El Niguel Country Club

iTRY5K Women's and Youth Run/Walk

iTRY5K Run/Walk is an empowering women’s and youth event for all fitness levels and abilities. The event benefits the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF). There are opportunities for sponsoring, team fundraising, volunteering and training. This event includes a community expo and finish line festival. Distance: Women’s and Youth 5K Run/Walk is 3.1 Miles. Call 949 975-1812, or visit

INFO 7 a.m., Northwood High School, 4515 Portola Parkway, Irvine, CA 92620

iTRYathlon Women's and Youth Triathlon

Join us for the iTRYathlon Women's and Youth Triathlon. Distances are: Women’s and Youth Triathlon (Youth Triathlon for ages 8-18), 3-Mile Run, 9-Mile Bike, 200-Meter Swim. Junior Triathlon (Kids Triathlon for ages 5-12), ½-Mile Run, 2-Mile Bike, 50 Meter Swim. iTRYathlon Jr. Triathlon is a non-competitive event. Junior Triathlon will be timed but no age division awards will be given. Call 949-975-1812, or visit

INFO 7:15 a.m., Northwood High School, 4515 Portola Parkway, Irvine, CA 92620

OC Health and Welness Fair 2014

Join us for a one-day event to learn about farm fresh organic food, quality sleep for kids, cooking and sports activities promoting a healthy lifestyle. Get free health screenings, massages and CPR classes. Participate in a scavenger hunt and enter a chance to win a flat screen TV, workout DVDs, therapeutic hula hoop and more! The Health and Wellness Fair is included with $2 OC Market Place swapmeet admission. Kids 12 and under get in free. Call 714-399-8910, or visit

INFO 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., OC Market Place, OC Fair and Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa

PigOut 3.0

It's Back! PigOut 3.0 here to dazzle your taste buds once again! A chef favorite around these parts. Up to 15 chefs are coming together to challenge themselves to make the best tasting pork dish around! Up to 10 superior bartenders are also joining the festivities! Proceeds benefit Inspire Artistic Minds. Call 714-673-8117, or visit

INFO 2 to 7 p.m., California Scenario, Costa Mesa

Women with Drive Golf Outing

The Women with Drive Golf Outing was developed to create awareness about MIND Research Institute’s mission, and to raise funds to support our efforts to promote girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Expect the unexpected at this 9-hole tournament, suitable for golfers of all skill levels, but perfect for those who have never picked up a club. This year’s Super Hero theme encourages everyone to cast aside their fears and embrace their unique talents (or super powers). Call 949-345-8696, or visit

INFO Noon, Oak Creek Golf Club

Kaleidoscope Center Charity Event

Co-sponsored by Jump 'n Jammin, benefiting Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire, bring a new backpack or toy to benefit Make-A-Wish and you will receive five free activity tickets!  Additional tickets are available for purchase. There will be an inflatable Super Obstacle Course, Bungee Run, Trackless Train, Basketball Hoop Shoot plus face painting, balloon twisters and more! Don't miss out on this family fun event with 100% of all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish! Call 714-573-9474, ext. 215, or visit

INFO 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Kaleidoscope Center, 27741 Crowne Valley Parkway, Mission Viejo 92691

Fourth Annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout

The Fourth Annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout – hosted by Ryan Getzlaf, captain of the Anaheim Ducks – is a two-day charity golf event that brings together athletes, celebrities and community leaders, all teaming up in support of CureDuchenne, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Each foursome is paired with a professional athlete or celebrity for an exciting day on the green. Call949-872-2552, or visit

INFO 9 a.m., Monarch Beach Golf Links, 50 Monarch Beach Resort North, Dana Point 92629

Strength in Support Charity Golf Tournament in Memory of 9/11

Join us for golf at Monarch Beach Golf Links overlooking the Pacific Ocean. There will be the opportunity to play with veterans and thank them personally for their service. After a day of golf, an elegant dinner is provided by the St Regis Monarch Beach Resort. Golf with those who fought for The Red, White and Blue -- on the Green. Call 310-576-3003, or visit

INFO 10 a.m., Monarch Beach Golf Links

HERA Foundation's Climb4Life California

The HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation, a nationally recognized ovarian cancer nonprofit, is kicking off a new Climb4Life event in Santa Ana! Climb4Life California will take place at Chris Sharma’s Sender One Climbing as a one-of-a-kind fundraising event that brings ovarian cancer survivors, their families and friends, and rock climbers of all ages, abilities and skill levels together to climb and raise funds for ovarian cancer research and awareness initiatives. Call 303-495-3070, or visit

INFO 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 13, Sender One Climbing, 1441 S. Village Way, Santa Ana, CA, 92705

Romance of the Mission Gala

Mission Preservation’s Romance of the Mission benefit gala will be held on the beautiful grounds of the Mission San Juan Capistrano. El Viaje de Portolá, a local western riding tradition for more than 50 years, will be honored at the gala, and entertainer/Broadway star David Burnham is the featured concert artist. Burnham, known for his starring role as Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will perform in ruins of the Great Stone Church. Call 949-429-5917, or visit

INFO 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Mission San Juan Capistrano

Sunday Social At The Villa: A Special 90th Birthday

Celebrate the Muckenthaler Cultural Center's 90th birthday with 1920's panache! See vintage cars, taste exquisite food and authentic cocktails, and hear period music on 2 stages! Join the Bocce Ball tournament or try your hand at croquet or badminton. With Ragtime stride musicians and Roaring '20s sweethearts (pianists provided by RagFest) grab a partner and dance the afternoon away. Browse vendor booths selling period jewelry and art pieces, tasty food, "bathtub gin" and much more! Call 714-738-6595, or visit

INFO Noon to 4 p.m., Muckenthaler Cultural Center

Gatsby's Black and White Soiree

Calling all Dapper Dans and Debs! Join us at Jay Gatsby’s opulent digs in West Egg, Fullerton, for a soirée fit for a king … or bootlegger. The cream of New York society celebrates Gatsby’s wealth in true sexy and sinful Jazz Age Style! Live vaudeville, fancy food, dancing and fine spirits! Be hip to the jive in your best black-and-white glad rags! Bid for flights in a biplane, weekends away in a mountain cabin, and participate in opportunity drawings to support our children's programming. Call 714-738-6595, or visit

INFO 6:30 p.m., Muckenthaler Cultural Center

Fifth Annual Spirit of Excellence Gala

This year marks the Fifth Anniversary of Irvine Public School Foundation's Spirit of Excellence Gala, honoring distinguished alumni of the Irvine Unified School District. This event brings together business, civic and community leaders as well as Irvine residents who support IPSF’s mission of a world class education for each Irvine student. The evening includes red carpet arrivals, cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, entertainment and fine dining. Call 949-265-6412, or visit

INFO 5:30 p.m., KIA Motors Headquarters

Project Independence Walk for Independence & Health Fair

With Project Independence's agency-wide focus on health and fitness, we are excited to host our "Fifth & Finest" Walk for Independence that will benefit adults with disabilities all over Orange County. In honor of this milestone year we have dreams of expanding this year’s Walk with more exhibitors, increased community participation, new sponsors, and a $35,000-fundraising goal! However you choose to get involved, it will impact the lives of the people we serve, and for that we are grateful! Call 714-549-3464, or visit

INFO 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Tewinkle Park in Costa Mesa

Susan G. Komen Orange County’s 23rd Race for the Cure

Whether you have personally been affected by breast cancer and are a survivor, know someone who has been touched by it, or you simply share our vision of a world without breast cancer, join us as we Race for IMPACT, Race for BREAKTHROUGHS and Race for FUTURES at the The Susan G. Komen Orange County 23rd annual Race for the Cure. After May 31, the price will increase to $35. Call 714-426-0444, or visit

INFO Complimentary Breakfast 6:30-8:30 a.m, races begin at 7:15 a.m., Fashion Island, Newport Beach

2014 Marine Mammal Gala

The Marine Mammal Gala will be held outside under the stars at The Ranch, a beautiful hidden gem in Laguna Beach. The magic ingredients for this wonderful evening are an elegant sit-down dinner, fine wine, an opportunity drawing for a one-year loan of a Kia Optima Hybrid, fabulous entertainment and many unique pieces of art for the auctions created by local artists just for the event! Call 949-494-3050, or visit

INFO 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Shared Visions Gala & V–Awards

The Shared Visions Gala & V–Awards is the signature fundraising event for Marshall B. Ketchum University of Fullerton, home of the Southern California College of Optometry and the new School of Physician Assistant Studies, with the first class beginning in 2014. “Sharing Vision—Changing Lives,” is the program focus of this year’s Shared Visions Gala & V–Awards which seeks to have all children in O.C. vision-ready for school through MBKU’s children’s vision programs, which include the Eye Force One mobile van and events. Call 818-509-9275, or visit

INFO 5:30 p.m., Richard Nixon Presidential Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., in Yorba Linda, CA.

15th Annual Real Estate & Building Industry Mixer

Mix, mingle, and celebrate the Collective Impact of the real estate community's efforts in partnership with United Way at the15th Annual Real Estate and Building Industry Mixer. This October, be a force for change and unite to strengthen Orange County at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Call 949.263.6132, or visit

INFO 5 p.m., Balboa Bay Club & Resort

OC Walk to Remember 5K Walk & Run

The OC Walk to Remember takes place in Orange County, California, in October, which is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. We encourage parents to invite their loved ones and friends to join them as they walk in remembrance of their child or children. The walk is preceded by a memorial service, where each baby's name is read. The memorial service is not just a remembrance but a celebration of each life, no matter how long or short. Call 657-212-6500, or visit

INFO 8 a.m ., The District at Tustin Legacy

Great Gatsby Gala

This is the fourth annual fundraising gala for the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation. Call 714-554-2711, or visit

INFO 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fox Pointe Manor - Anaheim Hills

Smart Women’s Fashion for Breakfast with Kelly Lam

Kelly Lam is a wellness expert who will give a talk on motivating and encouraging a healthy lifestyle. A hot breakfast is included in this event. Call 714-210-2460, or visit  

INFO 8 to 9:30 a.m., The Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd. Newport Beach, CA 92660

Step Out to Stop Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association invites you to walk for a cure! Step Out with us through the park grounds of Knott's Berry Farm! All are invited to join our annual fundraising walk. Rest stops and fun surprises are located throughout the route. As walkers arrive at the finish line, they are greeted with a hero's welcome followed by food, live entertainment, kid's costume contest, FREE health screenings, and other fun activities! Call714-662-7940, or to register, visit

INFO 7:45 to 10 a.m., Knott's Berry Farm

Celebrity Walk 'n' Roll for FSH Muscular Dystrophy

Walk with celebrities and Gold Medal Olympians and have fun raising funds for FSH Muscular Dystrophy while enjoying music, games, food, prizes, auction and Kid's Costume Contest. Max Adler (Glee), Brian Goodell and Pat McCormick (Olympians), Michael Dudikoff (American Ninja), Christopher Knight (Peter Brady), Jerry Mathers (Leave it to Beaver), Florence LaRue (5th Dimension), Jacob Young (Bold and Beautiful), and more have participated and many are returning for this year's event. Call 619-972-0993, or visit

INFO 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Heritage Park, 14301 Yale Ave., Irvine, CA 92604

Evening of Wishes

The annual gala to benefit Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire will be a magical night of surprises, live and silent auctions, dinner and dancing. Sponsorships are now available, table sales available on Aug. 1, and individual ticket sales start Sept 1 if available. Cocktail attire, black tie optional. Tickets are non-refundable. Call 714-573-9474, or visit

INFO 6:30 ;.m., Balboa Bay Resort

I Survived Real Estate

The Norris Group’s award-winning I Survived Real Estate event returns to the Nixon Library. Join leaders from the real estate industry, and learn about on-going industry regulations, upcoming legislation, bailouts, imminent domain, and opportunities for real estate professionals. This black-tie gala, dinner and panel event will benefit our local chapter and other children’s charities. Call 714-573-9474 or visit


INFO 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., The Richard Nixon Library

Orange County Ride for AIDS

The Orange County Ride for AIDS 5 is Orange County's most supported and enjoyable charity ride event! There are three routes to choose from: The Taste of OCRA 30-Mile Route, Metric Century 62-Mile Route and Century 100-Mile Route. OCRA includes an inspiring opening ceremony, delicious breakfast, pit-stops and technical support on the routes. Support vehicles and sweeps will ensure everyone is safe, and no one gets left behind. Additionally, enjoy a delicious lunch, ORCA cupcakes, massage stations and Post Ride Festival. Call 949-809-5750, or visit

INFO 7 a.m.: Century and Metric Century Ride routes open; 11a.m.: Taste of OCRA Ride route opens, The William R. Mason Regional Park, 18712 University Drive, Irvine, CA 92612.

Tour de Cure

The American Diabetes Association invites you to come out and ride for a cure! The ADA is hosting their annual Tour de Cure cycling event in Rancho Santa Margarita with mountain courses, road rides, and a kid's zone on site. This is an event that everyone can enjoy! Call 714-662-7940, or build your team and register today at

INFO 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rancho Santa Margarita

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Whether you're walking for friends, family, a person living with Alzheimer's, or to fight the nation's sixth-leading cause of death, we all have a reason to walk. Join the Walk to End Alzheimer's as we reclaim the future for millions. Call 949-955-9000, or visit

INFO 7 a.m., Huntington Beach

Dino Dash Bike Tour

The 50k (32.5 miles) metric half-century ride will take you on a tour of picturesque Santiago Canyon from the City of Orange side to Foothill Ranch. Riders will skirt the old El Toro Marine Base and Great Park before returning to The Market Place in Tustin. There is 2,154 feet of elevation gain over the course. A flat, short route of 15K is available for those who want a more leisurely ride. This is a tour, not a race. Call 949-975-1812, or visit

INFO 6:15 a.m., The Market Place - Tustin 92782

Dino Dash 10K, 5K, 2K Kids Fun Run

Run, walk and ride for education! 10K, 5K and 2K runs and 50K/15K bike tour. The Dino Dash is our biggest event—and biggest fundraiser—of the year, bringing together 10,000 people of all ages for a jam-packed morning of fitness and fun. Together, we raise thousands of dollars to benefit TUSD schools in Irvine, Santa Ana, North Tustin and Tustin. Register Now! Call 949-975-1812, or visit

INFO 6:15 a.m., The Market Place - Tustin, El Camino Real and West Street, Tustin, CA 92782

Zocalo Fiesta

Zocalo Fiesta, the Delhi Center’s annual fundraising event, is a colorful, fun-filled evening of mariachi music, authentic Latin food, games and more. “Zócalo,” in many Latin American countries, is the town square, a place where people gather and socialize. Call 949-514-1176, or visit

INFO 6 to 10 p.m., Delhi Center, 505 E. Central Ave., Santa Ana

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Whether you're walking for friends, family, a person living with Alzheimer's, or to fight the nation's sixth-leading cause of death, we all have a reason to walk. Join the Walk to End Alzheimer's as we reclaim the future for millions. Call 949-955-9000, or visit

INFO 7 a.m., Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Race for the Rescues - Orange County

The Second Annual Race for the Rescues - Orange County will host a fundraiser and Adoption Day to save the lives of dogs, cats, horses and other Southern Californian wildlife. Run. Walk. Shop or Adopt! Call 323 899-5640, or visit

INFO 7 a.m., Oak Canyon Park, 5305 Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado 92676

Pacific Marine Credit Union O'side Turkey Trot

Come “move your feet before you eat” this Thanksgiving at Oceanside’s Ninth Annual PMCU Turkey Trot 5-mile or 5K-run/walk. The race course is a very fast downhill which starts at the Civic Center and finishes at the Pier area along the beach. Join one of the fastest growing holiday traditions. Be sure to bring the whole family, as there will be races for everyone. Event offers a costume contest, "largest teams" competition, live entertainment everywhere and finisher medals for all participants. Call 760-434-5255, or visit

INFO 7 a.m., Civic Center, 300 N Coast Highway, Oceanside

11th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Experience the power of thousands united by autism at the 11th anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks at Angels Stadium of Anaheim. The 2013 Orange County Autism Walk hosted 9,000 people and raised $258,386. Call 714-365-4170, or visit

INFO 6 a.m. to noon, Angels Stadium of Anaheim, 2000 E Gene Autry Way, Anaheim


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