Costa Mesa Planning Commissioner Colin McCarthy will be the speaker at a 90-minute Breakfast Boost being hosted by the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce. The event is from 7 to 8:45 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets cost $20 at the door. For more information, go to http://www.costamesachamber.com.
Great Park Meeting
The Orange County Great Park Corporation's Board of Directors will meet for a regular session at 9 a.m. at the Irvine Civic Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Irvine.
New to Town?
The Newport Beach Newcomers Club invites anyone who is new to the area to attend the club's Happy Hour. The event is at 5 p.m. at the Kimera Restaurant and Lounge, 19530 Jamboree Road, Irvine. For more information, email Cher@Go-Cher.com.
"ReEntry," a docudrama about the struggles soldiers face returning from war, is at Founders Hall. The event is part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Off Center Festival. Tickets start at $20 and showtimes are at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
'Occupy The Courts'
MoveOn.Org, Occupy Wall Street and other groups will stage a one-day action of occupying federal courthouses in 30 cities, including Santa Ana. The demonstration will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Santa Ana Federal Courthouse, 411 W. 4th St., Santa Ana.
Anne Gray and Dr. Bill Honigman will be the featured speakers in a program about health care at a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon. The event is at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 1515 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. RSVP by calling Barbara Wood at (949) 400-2183 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to http://www.orangecoast.ca.lwvnet.org.
Slime Time is Here
Children ages 7 to 12 can take part in "Slime Time," a program involving hands-on experience with slimy animals and slime, which will be led by naturalist Meghan Lockwood. Cost is $10 per student. The program is from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 645-8489 or email email@example.com.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Ten Tiny Dances
Ten Tiny Dances, featuring 10 choreographers performing on a 16-square-foot canvas, comes to the Samueli Theater. The event is part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Off Center Festival. Tickets start at $20 and showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.