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The Rotary Club of Anaheim Hills plans to hold a Flags of Honor event over Memorial Day weekend.

From May 28 to 31, at Eucalyptus Park, more than 250 flags will be on display from dusk to dawn. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the program is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Remembrance Day and the community is invited to attend.

Residents are also encouraged to support this special commemorative effort by sponsoring a flag honoring a loved one, first responder or veterans or someone currently serving in the military. Flags are available for $35 each and include a flagpole with the names of winners and sponsors attached to your flag.

Funds raised through this special event, along with various fundraisers throughout the year, have enabled the Rotary Club to donate over $10,000 to local schools in teacher grants through the STEP program. (Supporting Teachers and Educational Programs) as well as thousands of dollars in scholarships.

Those wishing to sponsor a flag should visit the Rotary Club website,, and select the link for the flag donation.

Senior Art and Film Time

The East Anaheim Branch Library is sponsoring an art program for seniors from 1 to 3 p.m. May 24. The library partners with the Muckenthaler cultural center.

Seating is limited, so seniors wishing to attend should call the branch at 714-765-3887 to reserve a seat. Call between noon and 6 p.m. Monday to Wednesday.

There is no cost to participate in this special program.

The branch library will also host a screening of “Toy Story That Time Forgot” at 3:30 p.m. on May 24, and children are welcome to enjoy the show. There will also be popcorn and crafts.

There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 714-765-3887.

North-South ball game

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim will host its 54th Orange County High School All-Star Baseball Game at Glover Stadium on May 31. The event begins with the opening ceremonies at 6:30 p.m., followed by the game at 7 p.m.

The game features players representing high schools in northern Orange County competing against players representing high schools in southern Orange County, and both teams have some of the best of the best players. This year, for the first time in the event’s history, features a player, Jillian Albayati, an outstanding varsity pitcher from Anaheim High School.

“The most rewarding part is how players from different schools can come together under the guidance of the six coaches to form cohesive units and play an exciting and entertaining game,” said Kiwanian Frank Berry.

Many previous players in this event have played for major leaguers, including Jared Wright, Kyle Hendricks, Gary Carter and Bert Blylevin. Kawanis member Joe Dale is the event chair.

Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door. For more information, visit

Buy books

Mark your calendar for the next Friends of the Canyon Hills Library sponsored book sale scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9-10 at the Canyon Hills branch.

A variety of books, puzzles and games will be available at great prices.

For more information, call 714-765-6444.

Women’s Connection celebrates summer

The Women’s Connection of Anaheim, Orange and Villa Park are planning a “fun summer celebration” at their June 13 luncheon at Black Gold Golf Club. And all women are invited.

The festivities begin with social time and shopping from local vendors on site at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch and a program at 11:30 a.m. “The Story of the Wedding Dress: A Bridal Fashion Show” by commentator Deb Sammons is the scheduled program and the afternoon entertainment will feature The Harmony Trio. Guest speaker Heather Roth, a busy wife and mother, will share how her “trash in life turned into treasure.”

The cost to attend is $27 per person. Call Barbi Zipperian at 714-280-962 before the reservation deadline, May 26.

Celebrate the arts

On June 5, the community has the opportunity to attend the 21st Annual Arts and Music Festival Celebration at Hurless Barton Park on Casa Loma Avenue near Yorba Linda.

This event scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. features dozens of artisans who will display a variety of original handmade fine art paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, fiber art, glass, woodwork, mixed media, photography as well as home decor items. ; all of which are available for purchase.

The park’s amphitheater will offer continuous entertainment throughout the day. Food will also be available for purchase during the one-day event. Parking and admission are free.

For more information, visit

Sharon Hlapcich writes about events and happenings in the Anaheim Hills area. Contact her by phone (714-998-4604 or email ([email protected]).