The city of Costa Mesa will hold a free brown-bag workshop on housing options for the homeless, from noon to 1:30 p.m., in the Police Department Emergency Operations Center, 99 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.
Irvine Valley College will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a noon to 12:30 p.m. program in the campus' Performing Arts Center, 5500 Irvine Center Drive. Speakers will include O.C. Sheriff
Friday Night Shabbat
Shabbat services at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, are scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Sonenshine Sanctuary.
Singles Pot Luck
Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach, will have a singles' pot luck dinner at 6 p.m. Participants should bring a dairy or vegetarian dish. For more information, call (949) 631-2703.
Brett Rubbico Gallery
Tessa Shane and Mitch Esaki are the featured artists for "TSME" at the Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. According to the gallery, the two artists have "masculine geometrics [merging] harmoniously with feminine detail to create a complementary seamless fit and perfect balance." For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbicogallery.com or call (949) 515-5102.
The Droppers will play classic rock and cover songs in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.. No cover charge. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
Opening of OCC Theatre
The Orange Coast College Theatre Department opens its 2011-12 season with "Seascape with Sharks and Dancer," by playwright Don Nigro. Friday night show is at 7:30 p.m., Drama Lab Studio Theatre, OCC, 2701 Fairview College. Advance tickets are $6 and tickets at the door are $8. Call (714) 432-5880 or go to http://www.occtickets.com.
O.C. Japan Fair
Street festival showcasing Japanese culture, including Anime, will take place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the O.C. Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Adult admission is $5 and $3 for children ages 3 to 13. Children ages 3 or younger get in for free. For more information, go to http://www.www.OCJapanfair.com.
Golf Apparel Debut
Sub70 USA, a new line of men's golf lifestyle clothes, makes its Orange County debut from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Newport Beach Golf Center, 3100 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.
The Pelican Courtyard Flea Market is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 124 Tustin Ave, Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.thepelicancourtyard.com.
Steel City Jam
Steel City Jam & the Nightshift Band will play in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.. No cover charge. More information, call (949) 640-4110.
Hommage to The Dude
The opening reception for "Joe Forkan — The Lebowski Cycle," a painting exhibit, is from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The exhibit blends masterpieces of Western art with images from the 1998 film
9/11 10th Anniversary Events
9 to 11 a.m.: City of Costa Mesa 9/11 commemoration,
10 a.m.: Service of remembrance and hope, with guest speaker Imam Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini of the Islamic Educational Center of Orange County. The event is at Fairview Community Church, 2525 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
7 p.m.: "Requiem: A Concert of Hope and Remembrance," Newport Harbor Lutheran Church, 798 Dover Drive, Newport Beach. Donations of $20 for tickets. For more information, call (949) 548-3621 or go to http://www.nhlcs.org.
7 p.m.: "Sorrow, Resilience & Hope," 9/11 memorial concert, St. James Anglican Church, 3209 Via Lido, Newport Beach. Admission is free. For more information, call (949) 675-0210 or go to http://www.stjamesnb.org.
Coastline Car Classic
Eighth annual Corona del Mar Coastline Car Classic is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Corona del Mar State Beach, 3029 Breakers Drive. Car exhibitor price is $50. General admission is $10 and $150 for VIP. For more information, go to http://www.coastlinecarclassic.com.