Native Plant Sale
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach, will have a native plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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
DJ Nathan Scott performs at Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.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.
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, Ernie Andrews, Arturo Sandoval, Houston Person,
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.
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 10:30 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
Love, Sex and God
Mariners Church in Irvine will conduct a series of conversations about love, sex and God. The weekly discussions will take place at 7 p.m. Sundays through April 15. Registration to this free program is not required. For more information, go to http://www.getnakedtruth.com.
Retired Teachers' Meeting
The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers-Retired chapter will hold its winter general meeting and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mimi's Cafe, 1835 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. New members are welcome.
Six Members, Five Minutes Each
Six members of the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce will each give a five-minute presentation about their business during a chamber luncheon at noon at the Five Crowns, 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Reservations for this event, which costs $25 for chamber members and $30 for guests, are required. For more information, call (949) 673-4050 or email admin@Cdmchamber.com.
Chef Cathy Pavlos, of Lucca Café in Irvine, will give a cooking demonstration at 7 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Newport Beach Public Library's Central branch, 1000 Avocado Ave. The event is part of the library's What's Cooking at the Library program. The cost is $20 per person, which covers food. Registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org.