Speak Up Newport
Speak Up Newport's monthly meeting, which starts at 6 p.m. at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, will deal with neighborhood revitalization. Admission is free and a reception precedes the meeting at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 9949) 224-2266 or visit http://www.speakupnewport.org.
Online Town Hall Meeting
Jim Gray, the former Orange County Superior Court judge and the Libertarian Party's nominee for vice president, takes part in an online town hall meeting, which will also feature Rob Kampia, co-founder and executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, a nonprofit that aims to stop the prohibition of cannabis. The meeting will be broadcast at 6 p.m. on http://www.Vokle.com. The town hall meeting can also be viewed by going to http://www.GaryJohnson2012.com.
Balboa Bay Republican
Balboa Bay Republican Women, Federated meets at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy. The meeting includes lunch and a guest speaker, and the cost is $30 per person. Valet parking is available for $7.
Computer Friends of OASIS
The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club which helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.
Connect With Grandparents
Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit organization that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit http://www.grandparentchildconnect.org.
TILL JUNE 24
The 25th anniversary production of "Les Misérables," comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
Artist Alrik Yuill will host a fundraiser to preserve his 8-foot, 6-inch sculpture "The Girl and The Music" from 6 to 10 p.m. at his Costa Mesa studio, 1981 Placentia Blvd. Attendees can enjoy the work prior to it drying out and decomposing or undergoing the molding and casting process. The event will be held in conjunction with the final hours of his all-or-nothing Kickstarter campaign that closes at 10 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (949) 300-2922, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.AlrikYuill.com.
THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY
Boat and RV Fest
The Orange County Boat and RV Festival is at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay drive, Newport Beach. For information, visit orangecountyboatshow.com.
The Elizabeth Charles Fashion Launch is from 7 to 8 p.m. during the Orange County Boat and RV Festival at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay drive, Newport Beach. A post-party follows from 8 to 9 p.m. For information, visit http://www.orangecountyboatshow.com.
DJ Hyphy Crunk headlines Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. Tickets for the 21-and-older show are $20, and the show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
The band Different Drum will play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.
Art in the Park
The Newport Beach Arts Foundation presents its Art in the Park Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Mariners Park.
D.A.R.E. Movie Night
The Irvine Police Department's D.A.R.E. unit is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a movie night at 4 p.m. at Bill Barber Park, 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine. For more information, visit on.fb.me/JroFUs .
Anniversary Dinner, Silent Auction
Someone Cares Soup Kitchen hosts its 26th Anniversary Dinner and Silent Auction from 6 to 9 p.m. at 720 W. 19th St. Participating restaurants include the Golden Truffle, the Quiet Woman, Plum's Cafe and Newport Bay Bakers. Tickets are $75 until Wednesday and $100 after that. All the proceeds benefit the Someone Cares Hunger Relief and Tutoring Programs. For more information, call (949) 548-8861.