What's Cooking at the Library
Chef Diane Weber presents "Edible Culinary Design" at 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Weber will share her culinary secrets as a chef and horticulturist. Attendees can expect lots of information on cooking with herbs and fresh produce, along with a sampling of Weber's work. For more information, contact (949) 717-3800 or visit http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org.
Tuesday Trivia Night
Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's Pub, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.
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.
TILL AUG. 29
'The Odd Couple'
Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" is at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
TILL AUG. 31
The Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., hosts an exhibit by photographer Ting-Ting Lee titled "Chinatown." Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.
TILL SEPT. 1
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is collecting backpacks, paper, crayons and other school supplies to be donated to at-risk children. Supplies can be dropped off at Edward Jones investment firm, 1525 Mesa Verde Drive E, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 557-1764.
TILL SEPT. 8
Temple Bat Yahm
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Service tickets are available at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
Back to School
Preschool Registration for 2010-11 is now open for ages 2 through Pre-K at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. The school is National Assn. for the Education of Young Children-accredited and all two-, three- and five-day programs are open to the public. For more information, call (949) 644-6563 or visit http://www.tby.org.
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.
Sunset Jazz at Newport continues with Byron Stripling at 6 and 7:30 p.m. in the Rose Garden at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel, 900 Newport Center Drive. Stripling has appeared several times at the Orange County Performing Arts Center and on Broadway. For tickets and more information, call (949)759.5003 or visit http://www.westcoastjazzparty.com.
Caregiver Support Groups
The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. offers caregiver support groups every month. In Costa Mesa, meetings are every third Sunday at 2 p.m. at Silverado Newport-Mesa. For more information, call (949) 631-2212. It also meets every first and third Thursday at 1 p.m. at Harbor Trinity Church in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 593-9630. In Newport Beach, support groups meet at 7 p.m. every first Monday at Our Lady Queen of Angels. For more information, call (949) 640-1750.
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.
Men and women interested in walking with a group can join the Newport Mesa Walking Club at 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at Hospital Road and Superior Avenue in Newport
Beach. To join, call Loyda at