Canaletto Ristorante Veneto hosts a wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $65 per person. For more information, call (949) 640-0900.
Newport Beach Library Foundation's Library Live series presents author Tatjana Soli, who will speak about her debut novel "The Lotus Eaters." The event is at 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., and is free, although there's a $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information, call (949) 548-2411.
The Zen Center of Orange County, 120 E. 18th St., Costa Mesa, offers a Zen JumpStart prom from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights until July 20. The workshop is $200 and is tax deductible. For more information, call (949) 722-7818 or visit http://www.zcoc.org.
Roasted Crab At AnQi
AnQi at South Coast Plaza offers the Crustacean's Famous Roasted Crab each Tuesday. For more information, call (714) 557-5679 or visit http://www.anqirestaurant.com.
Three-Course Beer Dinner
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, offers a three-course beer dinner on Tuesdays. The courses are paired with specialty craft brews and cost $29. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
The Frostig Collection
SCAPE, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents the Frostig Collection, an ongoing series of sculptures and works on paper by some of today's most-compelling artists. For more information, call (949) 723-3406.
TILL JUNE 30
The Newport Beach Arts Commission presents an exhibit by local artist Charlotte Lerner at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.
TILL JULY 18
American Coast Theater Company presents the popular musical "Boomers" at Vanguard University's Lyceum Theater. Tickets are $25 and $20 for students and seniors. For show times and more information, visit http://www.actctickets.com or call (714) 619-6424.
TILL JULY 31
Dirk Hagner Exhibit
The Turley Emett Studio, 417 30th St., Newport Beach, hosts an exhibition by Dirk Hagner, featuring the printmaker's recent works on paper. For more information, call (949) 723-1513.
TILL SEPT. 19
New Art For A New Century
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases its collection of contemporary works in "New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010." The exhibit highlights 90 major paintings, sculptures, videos and more. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
15 Minutes Of Fame
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases rarely seen photographs from its collection during the "15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol" exhibit. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
Andrea Ristorante at the Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast, will open for lunch, offering an express menu with a three-course meal in 30 minutes. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For more information, call (949) 467-6800.
Special Edition Paintings
Artist Carole Akins has released her new "Special Edition / Red Signature" collection of paintings on natural linen canvas. To view the collection, visit http://www.caroleakins.com. For more information, call (949) 246-2214.
Midweek Specials at Palm Terrace
Palm Terrace Restaurant at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, is offering specials throughout the week, in addition to its regular dinner menus. The restaurant is featuring Chardonnay and Shrimp Tuesdays, Merlot and Mushroom Wednesdays and Cabernet and Kobe Beef Thursdays. For more information, call (949) 760-4920.
Wild Goose Tour
Hornblower Cruises in Newport Beach is offering a narrated dockside tour of Wild Goose, which was once owned by legendary actor John Wayne. The one-hour tour will give fans an opportunity to view rare memorabilia and artwork and is available by reservation only Monday through Friday. The cost is $25 per person and a 10-person group minimum is required. For more information, call (949) 646-0155.