League of Women Voters Luncheon
The next Lunch with League meeting is at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 151 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The meeting will focus on the recent revolutions in the Middle East, with Nubar Hovsepian, political science professor at Chapman University, serving as the guest speaker. For more information, call (949) 400-2183.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
The 22nd annual America's Family Pet Expo comes to the Orange County Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. The expo begins at 10 a.m. each day and general admission is $12, $10 for seniors 60 and older, $6 for children 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and younger and active military personnel with a valid ID. For more information, visit http://www.petexpooc.org.
Original Plays at OCC
Orange Coast College Repertory presents seven original short plays at the Drama Lab Studio Theatre on campus, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Admission is free and the shows are for mature audiences. Shows are at
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday.
FRIDAY TILL MAY 6
Spring Plant Sale
Orange Coast College's horticulture garden presents its Spring Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. More than 2,500 plants will be on sale. For more information, visit http://www.occ
horticulture.com, or call (714) 432-0202, ext. 26533.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Concordia University Music
The 15th annual MasterWorks Concert Series with Concordia University's choir groups and orchestra is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The campus is at 1530 Concordia West, Irvine. Tickets can be ordered at http://www.cui.edu/TheArts.
'Battle of Costa Mesa'
Civil War re-enactors will stage battles and other events at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission and parking are free. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or visit
Style expert Tim Gunn, co-host of Lifetime's "Project Runway" and chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne Inc., hosts the Spring 2011 fashion show at Fashion Island. The event is at 1 p.m. at the Neiman Marcus/Bloomingdales court. Reservations are not required, but seating is limited. For more information, visit http://www.fashionisland.com.
Soul of Korea 2011
The Urban Fusion Dancers from the UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts perform at 7 p.m. in the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For tickets, call the box office at (949) 854-4646 ext. 1, or visit http://www.thebarclay.org.
Craft Co-Op Launch Party
SewnClever has a launch party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Studio Seaside, 3711 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (949) 675-9642.
The inaugural Walk For Wishes, with the Orange County/Inland Empire Make-A-Wish
Foundation chapter, is at the Great Park in Irvine. Registration is $25 per person and includes a T-shirt. Register at http://www.wishocie.org.
Costa Mesa-based Torelli Realty hosts its annual Egg-Citement event, an Easter Egg Hunt at Tanager Park, 1780 Hummingbird Drive, Costa Mesa. The free event is from 9:30 a.m. to noon and also features pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce house and more. For more, call (714) 540-7355.
The eighth annual Tinkerbell Gala, dubbed "Arabian Nights," begins at 6 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel, 4500 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. The event is a fundraiser for Children's Hospital of Orange
County. Tickets are $125 a person or $1,200 for a table of 10. For more information, visit http://www.tinkerbellguild.com.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times