May 10, 2012
The American Legion Auxiliary hosts a Ladies Boutique to benefit veteran and community programs. The event is from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 215 E. 15th St., Newport Beach. Admission costs $5.
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more information, call (949) 645-9970.
Rock Climbers in Costa Mesa
The Gear Co-Op, 3315 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, will host a book signing event with a trio of famous rock climbers — John Long, Mike Graham and Dean Fidelman — at 7 p.m. The event features entertainment and free beer. For more information, visit http://www.gearcoop.com.
Pianist Andrew von Oeyen joins the Pacific Symphony to perform pieces by Prangcharoen, Mendelssohn and Schubert in a concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.
TILL JUNE 2
Mariners Church, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine, presents a series of classes on co-parenting, led by Elizabeth Bader, founder of Positive Co-Parenting. The classes are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays in May, and a day-long session will be given from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2. There is a $49 fee to sign up and child care for Thursday night classes is available for an extra $30. For more information, visit http://www.marinerschurch.org/
The sixth annual Comerica Bank Women's Business Symposium is from 7:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The cost to register is $150. Proceeds will benefit Girls Inc. For more information, visit http://www.comerica.com/wbs.
National Public Gardens Day
In observance of National Public Gardens Day, the Sherman Library & Gardens, at 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, will offer free admission from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 673-2261 or visit http://www.slgardens.org.
Geometry and the Universe
Orange Coast College's Physics, Engineering and Math Students (PEMS) will sponsor "A Geometric Theory of Everything," a presentation by theoretical physicist Garrett Lisi. The event is at 4 p.m. in the OCC Science Hall. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
Open Studio-Salon Night
Steven Kirsch will be the featured artist at an open studio and salon night hosted by Michaell Magrutsche, from 6 to 9 p.m., at his studio, 245 Marsala, Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.michaellart.com.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant and will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Summer Sample Sale
Baumvision will have its Summer Sample Sale from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The sale is at Baumvision's headquarters, 3100 Pullman St., Unit C, Costa Mesa.
Private Gardens Tour
The 16th annual Private Gardens Tour, presented by the Sherman Library & Gardens Volunteer Assn., is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various homes in and around Newport Beach. Tickets cost $40 for members, $45 for non-members and an optional shuttle ticket costs $40. To buy tickets, call (949) 673-2261, or visit http://www.slgardens.org or rogersgardens.com/
The Pelican Courtyard Open Air Flea Market for new and vintage finds is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month .The event is at 124 Tustin Ave, Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.thepelicancourtyard.com.
Iconic singer Tony Bennett returns to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, for a concert at Segerstrom Hall. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show start at $66. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.