Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant. A dessert reception will follow at 7 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
Flashback Heart Attack, an 1980s KROQ cover band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only and cover is $5. For more information, visit http://www.flashbackheartattack.com.
FRIDAY TILL MAY 4
OCC Spring Plant Sale
Orange Coast College will have a spring plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays in the Horticulture Garden Nursery, near the Adams parking lot. For more information, go to http://www.occhorticulture.com.
TILL APRIL 28
Vanguard University's Theatre Arts department presents its production of the musical comedy "Hairspray." Shows will be performed in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard campus, at 55 Fair drive, Costa Mesa. For ticket information and showtimes, go to http://www.vanguardtickets.com.
Commemorating the Doolittle Raid
The Lyon Air Museum presents a program to commemorate the 70th anniversary Doolittle Raid bombings of
'An Afternoon of Giving'
Taco Rosa Newport presents "An Afternoon of Giving," a food, drink and music-filled afternoon to raise funds to support the prevention of child abuse. Tickets cost $45 per person. Taco Rosa is at 2632 San Miguel Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 720-0980.
Carnival and Family Fun Night
The Parent Teacher Assns. at Mariners and Andersen elementary schools host the Piper Evans/OMS Awareness Carnival and Family Fun Night, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Mariners campus, 2100 Mariners Drive, Newport Beach. The benefit event will raise funds for the medical care of Piper Evans, a toddler diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder, Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome, or OMS, for which there is no cure. Piper's parents, Matt and Debra, teach at Mariners Elementary. For more information, go to mariners.nmusd.us.
'1 in 91' Benefit Art Auction
A.skate Foundation's third annual "1 in 91" Art Show, an art auction to raise funds for kids with
Pink Tie Ball
The Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure presents its sixth annual Pink Tie Ball. The benefit gala is from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Festival of the Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. Tickets cost $350 per person. Table sponsorships are available. For more information, go to http://www.komenoc.org.
Cirque de Bat Yahm
Temple Bat Yahm will transform into a spectacle of light, sight and sound with a
Pavel Haas Quartet
The Pavel Haas Quartet performs at 8 p.m. at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. Tickets start at $60. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
OCC Original Play Festival
The Orange Coast College Repertory will present seven original short plays, including ones written by OCC students. Shows will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the shows at OCC's Drama Studio Lab Theatre is free. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
Coffee Talk at TBY
Sunday morning's Coffee Talk discussion at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, will be a discussion with Tessa Kershnar and
Day at The Bay