2. Want a firsthand look at the new Pico interchange? The Orange County Transportation Authority is hosting an open house so that members of the public can learn how the carpool lanes on the I-5 Freeway will be extended south and the Pico interchange will be rebuilt. The $275 million Avenida Pico interchange work is slated to start late next year. Residents can ask questions and get information about the project from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Andrews by the Sea Church, 2001 Calle Frontera in San Clemente.
3. Not your normal school fundraiser: Nov. 9 Dine out at the OC Tavern Saturday, catch the Rolling Stones tribute band, Satisfaction, and donate 10 percent of the bar tab to Shorecliffs Middle School. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m.
4. How to help kids in Haiti from San Clemente: Kids Around the World will host a food-packing event Saturday. This year's event will take place at the office right here in San Clemente. Click here to see available shifts and to make a donation towards this year's event. Each donation will go directly toward the meals packed for the nonprofit’s partners in Haiti. Also, an open house is from noon to 2 p.m. to see what it’s all about. The event is free.
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