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Hanukkah

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  • On Faith: Zen and the art of living through the holiday season

    The holidays are filled with anticipation of happiness while enjoying family gatherings, parties, cookie baking, house decorating, music programs, travel, shopping and gifts. For those who have financial worries, relationship difficulties, grief, health...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY 'The Art of Uncertainty' Dennis Merritt Jones will talk about "The Art of Uncertainty" at an Inside Edge networking breakfast meeting at UC Irvine's University Club, 801 E. Peltason. The event starts at 6:30 a.m. First-time guests pay $35...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY Family Hanukkah Celebration The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County will hold its Family Hanukkah Celebration, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event is free but advanced registration is required by going to http://www.jccoc.org or...
  • Friday's Calendar

    THROUGH SUNDAY Christmas Boat Parade The 103rd annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade goes from 6:30 till around 9 p.m. For information, go to http://www. christmasboatparade.com. FRIDAY Las Posadas at Pretend City Pretend City Children's Museum...
  • On Faith: A small bit of light pushes away darkness

    Hanukkah commemorates the collision of two great cultures, the conflict between Hellenism and Judaism. As Jewish people celebrate the 2,176th anniversary of that battle in ancient Judea, we focus on the light of Jerusalem overcoming the dark spirit of...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TILL THURSDAY Toy Drive Patrick's Pub, at 2645 Harbor Blvd. in Costa Mesa, is sponsoring its fifth annual toy drive for the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. The pub will accept donations of new and unwrapped toys. For more information, call (714) 966-2721....
  • Community & Clubs: Ringing in the holiday bells of service

    This is a busy time of the year for service clubs in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. Some club members are ringing the Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Others, such as Exchange Clubs of Corona del Mar and...
  • Spreading light, one candle at a time

    Spreading light, one candle at a time
    NEWPORT BEACH — In a season where neighbors compete for the biggest and brightest holiday displays, the message for youngsters Tuesday night was that a little bit of light can go a long way. Hundreds of participants gathered in Fashion Island's...
  • Do the holidays up right

    Seeking to celebrate the season but have no idea where to start? Our annual guide to all things holiday will help guide the way, regardless of where you live, work or play. First up: the food. For those shuddering at the thought of preparing a meal on...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Christmas Eve Services The Congregational Corona del Mar Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave., Corona del Mar, holds a Children's Christmas Eve Service at 4 p.m., as well as a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. For more information,...
  • Community Commentary: Candles link Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa

    Candles have been used for more than 5,000 years. Although the ancient Egyptians may have been among the first to use them as torches, the Romans are credited with developing the wicked candle. In the ancient world, candles were the major source of...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Hanukkah Bash The Chabad Jewish Center in Newport Beach hosts a Hanukkah Community Party. The event starts at 2 p.m. and features entertainment for grown-ups and children, doughnuts, latkes and a community game of Dreidel. For more information,...