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.
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 "The Big Lebowski." Pavilion is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
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.
9/11 10th Anniversary Events
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.: City of Costa Mesa 9/11 commemoration, U.S. Army Reserve Base, Air National Guard, 2651 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa.
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.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Lyon Air Museum commemorating 9/11 by offering free admission on Sunday to all first responders, such as police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, 911 operators and dispatchers. The musuem is at 19300 Ike Jones Road.
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.
A "Blessing of the Backpacks" will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Corona del Mar Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave. School children of various ages are encouraged to bring along their backpacks.
The Modus Novus, a classical guitar duo, will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Newport Beach Public Library's central branch, 1000 Avocado Ave.
Men and women interested in walking with a group can join the Newport Mesa Walking Club at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Hospital Road and Superior Avenue in Newport Beach. To join, call Loyda at (949) 650-0084.
Ease Money Troubles
Free seminar, "Easy Ways to Eliminate Worries about Money," takes place from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Serrano Apts. Clubhouse, 100 Wycliffe, Irvine. Space is limited. Call Selina Jackson, at (714) 309-4824, to reserve a place.
MONDAY TILL OCT. 31
'It's Your Money' Workshops
Peter Kote will be leading the eight weeks of the free "It's Your Money" workshops from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The workshops promise to "provide attendees with education and practical solutions to financial and estate planning issues, so they can be in charge of their estates during their lifetimes and beyond," according to a release. No reservations are needed and attendance at all workshops is not mandatory. For more information, call (949) 548-2411 or visit http://www.nbplfoundation.org.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times