The 18th annual Balboa Island Artwalk is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. along South Bayfront. As many as 90 artists will be exhibiting their work and there will be four live music stages. For more information, visit http://www.balboaislandartwalk.info.
O.C. Arthritis Walk
The Orange County Arthritis Walk kicks off at 9 a.m. from Aldrich Park on the UC Irvine campus, 4199 Bison Ave., Irvine. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.ocarthritiswalk.org.
Fundraiser for American
Kathryn Smith, a Costa Mesa resident, along with Betty and David Comegys — and the San Diego Padres and American Cancer Society acting as a third party — are organizing an event at Sunday's Angels-Padres game at Petco Park in San Diego to benefit the ACS. The group has reserved the top floor of the Western Metal Supply Co. building near the left-field foul pole at Petco. The party starts at 12:05 p.m., followed by the game at 1:05 p.m. Tickets for the event cost $110 each. Mail your check to: Kathryn Smith, 3374 Corte Cassis, Costa Mesa. For more information, call her at (714) 435-1743 or (704) 516-8081, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2012 Israel Expo — Orange County's largest celebration of Israel, sponsored by the Jewish Federation and & Family Services — is from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Tarbut V'Torah campus, 1 Federation Way, Irvine. The event features an interfaith prayer for peace at 3 p.m. with Jewish and Christian clerics and a peace concert featuring the Israeli peace activist Liel Kolet. For more information, visit http://www.IsraelExpo.org.
Preserving Your Heirlooms
The Costa Mesa Historical Society presents Hal Horrocks, a local resident and genealogist, who will talk about how to preserve your family's heirlooms. Admission is free to the program, which starts at 2:30 p.m. at 1870 Anaheim Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, visit http://www.costamesahistory.org.
Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) will be the speaker at a monthly meeting of the Corona del Mar Republican Assembly. The event begins at 5 p.m. at Coco's Restaurant, 3446 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Cost is $20. For more information, call (949) 378-8944.
Watch Solar Eclipse from UCI Observatory
Sunday night's solar eclipse can be viewed at UC Irvine Observatory from 5:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, go to http://www.physics.uci.edu.
'Field of Honor'
The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor presents its third annual Armed Forces Day program, featuring "The Field of Honor," a display of 1,776 American flags in Castaways Park, off Dover Drive in Newport Beach. At 3 p.m., the exchange club will screen the feature film "All for Liberty" in Dierenfield Hall at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 600 St. Andrews Road, Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.nhexchange.org or http://www.allforliberty.com.
The Hyatt Newport Beach Jazz Festival is at the Hyatt Regency, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. For tickets and show information, visit http://www.HyattNewportBeach
'The Lost Estate' ('Le Grand Meaulnes')
The Annie Loui Project presents "The Lost Estate" ("Le Grand Meaulnes"), a devised theatrical production based on the French novel by Alain-Fournier. Performances will be given in the Contemporary Arts Center building at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC Irvine. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.arts.uci.edu or call (949) 824-2787.
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Food for Thought Film Series
The Orange County Great Park will hold outdoor screenings of three films dealing with food on Sunday and May 25. Food trucks will be on site, starting at 6:30 p.m., and Friday night films will be shown at dusk. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org.
Fried Chicken Night
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, is hosting Fried Chicken Night on Mondays. The restaurant is offering half a chicken from Shelton's Farm, with choice of side orders for $16. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange Coast YMCA, 2300 University Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 642-9990, or go to http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com, for more information.
Erin Gruwell at N.B. Library
The Newport Beach Film Festival presents a free screening of "Stories from an Undeclared War" at 6:30 p.m. in the Friends Room of the Newport Beach Central Library, followed by a Q & A session with Erin Gruwell, the Long Beach school teacher who started the "Freedom Writers Diary" program. The library is at 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.
Tuesday Trivia Night
Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times