Scientists Working on Autism’s Cure


Dr. Jay Gargus describes the mission of UC Irvine’s Center for Autism Research and Translation on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 7-9 p.m. at the Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Dr. He leads 60 scientists, who plan a clinical trial of medications they believe can eradicate the disorder.

A donation of $5 is requested for admission to the meeting hosted by the American Association of University Women and the Woman’s Club.

RSVP to Deana Pink (497-9900, [email protected]) or Diane Ertley (854-4864, [email protected])

Women Sailors Come Ashore

The Southern California Yachting Association’s 25th annual convention of women sailors ties up at Corona del Mar’s Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club on Feb. 1, offering 30 workshops to sailors of all skill levels and an opportunity to learn about women’s sailing organizations.

The guest speaker will be the producer-director of the Women’s Sailing Convention, Gail Hine. The $200 convention covers workshops, meals, souvenirs and handouts. Prepaid-registrations are required to at Gail

Young Artists Reveal Their Talent

See the next generation of local artists at the Boys and Girls Club’s fine art exhibit, Wednesday, Jan. 15, joining the artists for a dinner, raffle and video.

The 3-7 p.m. festivities take place in the club’s community room, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road.

Bingo Caller Has Your Number

Neighborhood Congregational Church hosts Bingo night, Saturday, Jan. 18, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at 340 St. Ann’s Dr.

Those in attendance can expect fellowship and fun among friends and neighbors as well as games and a chance to win a little money and prizes. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 17 and under. Admission includes a 10-game pack with six cards to a page, three free warm-up games.

Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.

Proceeds go to Bridge Hall renovations.

Al Gump prepares his bingo chips for a game at the Congregational Church.
Al Gump prepares his bingo chips for a game at the Congregational Church.
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