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Senior Support: Volunteers are needed for Senior Meals and Services Inc., a provider of home-delivered meals. Information: 714.704.0804.

New Bus Line: A new limited-stop bus service (Route 543) will run 12 miles along Harbor Boulevard, from the Fullerton Transportation Center through Anaheim, Garden Grove and Santa Ana and ending at MacArthur Boulevard in Costa Mesa. The fare is $2 per boarding or $5 for a day pass. Service runs between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays only.

New Senior Center: The CalOptima PACE Center providea seniors with medical, long-term, and social services. Location is 13300 Garden Grove Blvd.

Trash Pickup: Garden Grove Disposal offers free e-waste pickup twice annually. Residents can dispose of hazardous waste, e-waste, old paint, pesticides, motor oil and household chemicals. Information: 714.238.3300 or

Vacation Checks: Residents planning a summer vacation of five days or more and ask the Police Department for an officer to check on their home. Police request that residents ask for the vacation check no earlier than the day before departure. Information: 714.741.5704.

Facebook Page: You can visit the Garden Grove-Westminster Facebook page for news, events and other information about the communities:

What To Do: The Community Services Department’s recreation guide is on-line at

Farmer’s Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Main Street, between Acacia Street and Garden Grove Boulevard.

Farmer’s Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Kaiser Permanente Garden Grove Medical Office, 12100 Euclid St. Information:

Iris and Daylily Club: The Orange County Iris and Daylily Club meets at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at First Presbyterian Church of Garden Grove, 11832 Euclid St. You can learn the basics of growing beautiful daylilies in Southern California. Each meeting usually has a speaker and plant table. The meeting is free.

Resource Center: The Magnolia Park Family Resource Center, at 11402 Magnolia St., provides classes, recreational programs and activities and assistance to those in need. Services include parenting classes, counseling and health services. Information: 714.530.7413.

Car Show: Every Friday night, Main Street is closed off as dozens of classic and antique cars and custom coupes line the street from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Information: 714.883.1661 and

Nurse Services: The H. Louis Lake Senior Center, 11300 Stanford Ave., features free nurse services for seniors every third Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Information: 714.741.5253.

Caregivers: Dementia-related caregiver support groups co-sponsored by Acacia Adult Day Services and the Alzheimer’s Association are meeting monthly. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Information: 714.530.1566 or

Community Clinic: Acupuncture of America is offering a chiropractic and acupuncture clinic every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for individuals and families without health insurance. Services will be priced depending on ability to pay. The clinic is at 12792 Valley View St. Information: 714.898.2580.

Grief Support: The Grief Share Support Group meets Thursday evenings at 12831 Olive St. The group is for mothers who have lost children. Information: 714.892.1520 or 714.343.7516.

Organic Garden Club: The club promotes organic methods of growing plants, fertilizing, pest control, etc. at meetings every second Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. meeting at the Women’s Civic Club of Garden Grove, 9501 Chapman Ave. Free. Information: 714.901.3171.

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