Timely Art Show – Orange County Register

“Semi // Art // Omatic” is an art project that destroys semi-automatic rifles AR-15 and turns the pieces of the gun into works of art.

The artist intends the project to be a response to violence with weapons, especially among children.

Anaheim artist Robert Holton opens his studio for Kaiping Liu, creator of Semi // Art // Omatic, to showcase his work; has an opening reception from 5pm to 9pm on June 25 at Holton’s Drizzle Studios, 212 S. Loire St.

Liu said he learned he would become a father the same day 14 children were shot and killed at a school in Parkland, Florida. In an attempt to make the world a safer place for his child, he bought an AR-15 and had his blacksmith friend cut it into six pieces and turn it into a work of art.

He plans to cut another AR-15 into 21 pieces during the Anaheim event for all those killed in the recent shooting in Uwalde, Texas.

For more information, call Megan at 714-396-3724.

Fun summer reading

The summer program for reading at the Anaheim Library “Read on the beaten path” starts and lasts until August 5.

Each of the five branches of the library system will celebrate as a host of free educational programs, activities and special performances that explore the open.

Among the proposals will be Reptacular Animals at the Ponderosa Joint-Use Branch at 5pm on June 23; Stories and safety in a campfire at the Sunkist branch at 5:30 p.m. on June 28; Wildlife Wendy’s Amazing Tropical Birds at Sunkist Branch at 4pm on June 30; and Wild About Animals at the Central Library from 4 p.m. on July 13.

Check the library in your neighborhood to find out what’s going on. Readers, young and old, can gain incentives for the books they read this summer.

Information: anaheim.net.

Fundraising for the Center for Justice

The OC Family Justice Center Foundation will hold a Motown Experience fundraiser at 7:00 p.m. on July 16.

This will be a time to enjoy great music and help an organization help our community.

Motown Experience is performed by Kazarte Song & Dance at Pearson Park Amphitheater, 401 N. Lemon St. Admission is $ 15 and all proceeds will go to the Orange County Family Justice Center in Anaheim.

For more information call 714-765-1964.

Quartermania to help the Miss Anaheim program

Coins for the Crowns returns to Anaheim on July 29.

Miss Anaheim’s Scholarship Program is pleased to present the return of its annual Quartermania fundraising campaign to a new location, Downtown Anaheim Community Center, 250 E. Center St.

Doors will open at 6pm and there will be free early drawings. The event costs $ 30 per person and includes appetizers, a dessert bar, an opportunity ticket and an auction paddle.

Contact Debbie at 714-264-1014 for more information.

Take a tree for more shade

Shady trees help keep your home cool and teach children to conserve natural energy and water.

Residents of Anaheim can now sign up for a free new tree. With your tree you will get free mulch, a hose nozzle and a soaking hose.

The tree program is run through Anaheim Public Utilities. Visit www.anaheim.net/treepower or call 714-491-8733 for more information.

Planned day in the field

The RACES team will have a field day at Reagan Park, 945 S. Weir Canyon Road, to inform residents about how the community communicates in the event that telephone lines, power lines or computer networks are damaged. a time of great calamity.

The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 25. You will learn about specific hazards in your area and how to prepare for an emergency. The booths will share information about evacuation routes, the Firewatch volunteer team, the wildlife inspector and how to harden your home, as well as READY, ADJUST, GO! Preparation.

For more information call 714-765-4500.

Golf for the YMCA

The annual golf tournament of the family of Anaheim YMCA of Vince Taormina is scheduled.

The annual golf tournament will be held on August 4 at the Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine. The event includes golf starting at 10:30 a.m. with a rifle starting at 12:30 p.m. and a gala dinner at 5:00 p.m.

Register at YMCAGOLF2022.givesmart.com Call the YMCA at 714-635-9622 for more information.

Andrea Manes shares events and news about the Anaheim community with her neighbors. If you have an event to share, contact her at [email protected] or 714-815-3885.

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