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Here's what to do in Irvine this week

Looking for something to do this week? From a trivia mixer to a wine tasting, here are some solid options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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OktoberFest - Life Science Trivia Night & Mixer

From the event description:

Join OCRA and our friends at DeviceAlliance for this fun, collaborative event full of games, friendly competition and some great prizes for the winning team. For this mixer event we’re incorporating Trivial Pursuit – Life Science style.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: Axis Research & Technologies, 16662 Hale Ave.
Admission: Free (OCRA Members); $30 (Non-Members)
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Free Health Seminar: Screen Time & Video Game Addiction

From the event description:

Scary addiction, or just kids being kids? Many parents wonder if their teens being "glued" to technology should be a serious health concern. Join us as we explore what the research suggests and learn realistic ways to moderate your kids' screen time in our digital age.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6-7 p.m.
Where: Futures Academy - Newport Beach, 18881 Von Karman Ave., Suite 900
Admission: Free
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Port & Chocolate Tasting

From the event description:

We are pairing up with The Fladgate Partnership and local chocolatiers for an exclusive night of port pairing and food sampling. Savor Texas de Brazil signature churrasco bites, as port ambassadors guide you through an educational evening filled with product history, tasting notes and gourmet chocolate.

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Texas de Brazil, 13772 Jamboree Road
Admission: $50
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For the Children: Songs of Hope & Reflection for the Southern Border Crisis

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Be moved by a night of music, poetry and artwork to bring awareness to the inhumane conditions for the children in the Detention Centers along the border. Expect student soloists, a chorus and more at Portola High School.

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Portola High School, 1001 Cadence
Admission: $5 (Student); $10 (General Admission)
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