The Harlem Globetrotters will be visiting three spots in Irvine and Newport Beach. At 9:15 a.m., the Globetrotters will be joining some elementary school students for a ride on the balloon at the Orange County Great Park. At 11:15 a.m., they'll be giving out autographs in the Edwards Courtyard at the Irvine Spectrum. And from 1 to 2 p.m., the Globetrotters will be at the Newport Sports Museum, 100 Newport Center Drive #100. For more information, go to harlemglobetrotters.com.
The band 34 Below performs a free show from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
The "Four Clowns" troupe will be performing at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. General admission tickets cost $25. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.fourclowns.org or http://www.scr.org.
Newport Beach Jazz Party
The Jazz Cruise presents the 12th annual Newport Beach Jazz Party,
Comedian and singer Andrea Martin performs at Samueli Theater at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $72. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
TILL FEB. 26
South Coast Repertory Co.'s Theatre for Young Audiences presents "The Borrowers," an adaptation by Charles Way of Mary Norton's book series by the same name. The production features a blend of puppets and actors. Tickets go from $20 to $32. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.scr.org or call (714) 708-5555.
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents playwright Molly Smith Metzler's "Elemeno Pea." The play is a "comedy about class, family and the choices that shape who we are," according to a release. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
'Pack of Lies'
Newport Theatre Arts Center presents "Pack of Lies," a play directed by Sharyn Case. The theater is at 2501 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach. For ticket and showtime information, go to http://www.ntaconline.com, or call (949) 631-0288.
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach, will lead two walks in search of hummingbirds and their nests, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The price of admission is $6 for non-members and $5 for ENC members. Reservations are required. For more information, call (949) 645-8489.
Meet the Author
Richard DeRose signs copies of his latest book "Breaking The Chain of Disease" from 2 to 5 p.m. at Priestley Family
Death on Wednesday
Punk rock band Death on Wednesday performs at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Hollywood Blonde performs a free show from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
The Orange Coast College Repertory Theatre will stage feminist monologues in observance of V-Day, a movement to fight violence against women and girls. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.occtickets.com or call (714) 432-5880.
St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach, invites birding enthusiasts to take part in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. The event is at 11:30 a.m. after Sunday worship service. For more information, go to http://www.stmarkpresbyterian.org or call (949) 644-1341.
'Traveling the El Camino Real'
Architect Richard Dodd will give a visual presentation, "Traveling the El Camino Real: The Founding of the California Missions," at 2:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Historical society, 1870 Anaheim Ave., Costa Mesa. Admission is free. For more information, go to http://www.costamesahistory.org.
SUNDAY TILL APRIL 15
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