Women in Transition
Discover the seven stages of transition with Joan Ramstedt, a certified life coach, from 12:45 to 5 p.m. at the Orange Coast College student center, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Cost is $75. The Women in Transition seminar will explore "new tools for living life with passion and purpose," according to a release. Register at http://www.occtickets.com. For more information, call (949) 644-2480 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
DJ Josh One
DJ Josh One performs at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
State of Mind Entertainment presents a dance party featuring deejays DJ Soulwolf, Black and White, Nate Wilson and DJ Adriano. The free event starts at 10 p.m. at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa, and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Costa Mesa, hosts its weekly Torah Study from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by the Saturday Shabbat Service at 10:40 a.m. Guests are welcome and childcare is available. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
Lemon Drop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Costa Mesa Marriott, 500 Anton Blvd. A free Italian buffet will be served from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and a free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Cathedrals Of Sound
The Pacific Symphony presents Cathedrals of Sound, featuring organist Paul Jacobs and the Norbertine Fathers from St. Michael's Abbey. The shows start at 8 p.m. at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.
Cocoa Lounge Dessert Buffet
The Palm Terrace's Cocoa Lounge Dessert Buffet runs Tuesday through Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The buffet — which is $18 per person, tax and tip not included — features a variety of desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Michael Owens. Admission is free with a two- or more-course dinner at Palm Terrace restaurant.
'The Book of Liz'
The David and Amy Sedaris-penned comedic play, "The Book of Liz," plays at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa. Tickets start at $16. For more information, call (949) 650-5269 or visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
Talking, singing and dancing animals take the Julianne Argyros Stage in "Lucky Duck," at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets range from $18 to $30. For more information and showtimes, call (714) 708-5555 or visit http://www.scr.org.
'Scenes From American Life'
Orange Coast College's Repertory Theatre Company will stage "Augustine's Confessions: Scenes from American Life," a series of short plays for mature audiences about life and its oddities. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the campus Drama Lab Studio Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For more information or tickets, call (714) 432-5880 or visit http://www.occtickets.com.
Annual Gem Faire
The 22nd annual Gem Faire will have more than 150 importers, exporters and manufacturers of jewelry and more at the O.C. Fair & Event Center, Building 10, in Costa Mesa. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7. For more information, visit http://www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300.
Allensworth at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show is from 3 to 7 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Holocaust Survivor Speaks
Phillip Bialowitz, a survivor of the Sobibór Nazi death camp, speaks about his experiences at 7 p.m. the Chabad Jewish Center, 2865 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit http://www.jewishnewport.com or call (949) 721-9800.