Friday's Calendar

TODAY

The Rounders

The Rounders, a combination of '70s, '80s and dance music, perform at 9 p.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Dr. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.

Phil Shane

Phil Shane plays tributes to Elvis, Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, Tom Jones and others beginning at 10 p.m. at La Cave, 1695 Irvine, Ave., Costa Mesa. The free event is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.lacaverestaurant.com.

Shabbat Under the Stars

Temple Bat Yahm will conclude its summer Friday night Shabbat Services at 6 p.m. outdoors in the Warsaw Family Amphitheater, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. The service will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat and Middle Eastern Shabbat Dinner at 7 p.m. Guests are invited. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.

Friday Night Happy Hour

The Palapa Bar at The Island Hotel hosts Friday Night Happy Hour from 5 to 7 p.m.. All beverages are half-priced. For more information, visit http://www.theislandhotel.com.

TILL SUNDAY

'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.

Art-A-Fair

The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. An adult season pass is $7 for one of Southern California's most popular art festivals. For more information, visit http://www.art-a-fair.com or call (949) 494-4514.

Summer Art Show

Showcase Gallery at South Coast Plaza Village hosts the Summer Art Show, featuring regional artists' paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry and glassworks. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.orangecountyfinearts.com.

TILL TUESDAY

'Chinatown' Exhibit

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 WEDNESDAY

Back-to-School Drive

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.

SATURDAY

Artist Reception

Engard Arts hosts an opening night reception for an exhibit featuring artwork by five Orange County artists from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Whittier Law School Library, 3333 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The free event will have refreshments and live music.

Free Boat Rides

Ocean Alexander of California is offering free two-hour rides on two new additions to its fleet. Reservations are required. For times and to RSVP, contact california@oceanalexander.com or (949) 515-7700.

Book Signing

A book signing with author Alexander Amani is from 11 a.m. to

1 p.m. at Martha's Bookstore, 308 Marine Ave., Balboa Island. Amani is the author of adult and children's fiction and self-help books.

Rock La Cave

Studiofix, Charles' Mansion and Bella Novela play beginning at 10 p.m. at La Cave, 1695 Irvine, Ave., Costa Mesa. The free event is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.lacaverestaurant.com.

Book Signing

Eric Volz, author of Gringo Nightmare, will lead a discussion and signing at 2 p.m. at the South Coast Plaza Border's Bookstore, 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa.

The Droppers

The Droppers, a modern and classic rock band, perform at 9 p.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.

DJ Reflex

DJ Reflex headlines the Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. Doctor Sparxxx also performs. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutrabar.com.

SUNDAY

AAUW Membership Mixer

AAUW Newport-Mesa-Irvine Branch, an organization devoted to breaking down barriers for women and girls, hosts an annual membership mixer from 2 to 4 p.m. New members welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-4576.

Chili Cook-Off

The sixth annual Halecrest/ Hall of Fame Chili Cook-off is from noon to 4 p.m. at Halecrest Park, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa.

The free event will have a chili cook-off, vendors and activities for children.

Torah Celebration

A special Torah Celebration, marking the completion of a new Torah, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. Guests are welcome to join the festivities. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.

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