In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Newport Cottages at Fashion Island has unveiled a special edition Hope Crib and will host a reception for the special project from 4 to 7 p.m. A portion of each sale benefits breast cancer research. For more information, call (949) 644-4122.
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Pacific Symphony's first Music Unwound concert this season, "Pictures at an Exhibition," led by Music Director Carl St. Clair, takes place at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. In addition to Mussorgsky's masterpiece, the program includes Ravel's Piano Concerto, performed by acclaimed French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, and Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf" — performed with the Academy Award-winning film by the same name. Tickets are $25 to $105. For more information, call (714) 755-5799 or visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.
'In The Next Room (Or The Vibrator Play)'
Sarah Ruhl's Broadway hit "In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)" comes to South Coast Repertory. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
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The Lincoln Center Theater's production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific" comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets for the award-winning musical start at $20. For more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
Kids Movie Night
Barnes & Noble at Fashion Island hosts Kids Movie Night, with a free showing of "How to Train Your Dragon," in the children's department at 7 p.m. For more information, call (949) 718-0109.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach holds a Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m., followed by an Oneg Shabbat. The service will be led by Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant. Guests are invited. For information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
Art of Flowers
The UCI Arboretum hosts the Fall Art and Flower Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the arboretum, UCI North Campus off of Jamboree Road. For more information, visit http://www.arboretum.bio.uci.edu/.
Temple Bat Yahm holds its weekly Torah Study from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the TBY Library, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, followed by the Saturday Minyan at 10:40 a.m. in the Morgan Chapel. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
The seventh annual Bill Alvarez Memorial Wheelchair Rugby Exhibition will be sponsored by Orange Coast College's Spirit of Ability Club and Disabled Students Programs and Services. The event is at OCC's Peterson Gymnasium, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., and the games will begin at 11:00 a.m. Suggested donation is $5. For more information, visit http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu.
Newport Harbor Elks is hosting an Oktoberfest event at 5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 3456 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. Authentic German food, an Oompah Band and Bavarian Folk Dancers will be featured. For more information, call (949) 673-6110.
Orange Coast Concert Series
Three accomplished harpists will perform an eclectic variety of music that ranges from classical to jazz at 7:30 p.m. at the Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church, 1259 Victoria St., Costa Mesa. This is the first performance in the 2010-2011 Orange Coast Concerts series, which is sponsored by Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church and open to the community. Tickets are $20. For more information, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/78894 or call (714) 376-6666. Free parking is available adjacent to the church.
Meet The Mayor
Mayor Keith Curry will visit the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., from 9 to 10:30 a.m. to meet and talk with community members about the City of Newport Beach. Residents are encouraged to stop by and ask questions, make suggestions and discuss city issues with the mayor. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeachca.gov.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Dan Zanes And Friends
Samueli Theater at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa hosts a family concert by Dan Zanes and Friends. Tickets start at $25 for the shows. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times