Lemondrop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Hilton Airport Hotel, 18800 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. A free Italian buffet will be served from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and a free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Meet The Mayor
Mayor Keith Curry welcomes community members to stop by between 9 and 10:30 a.m. at the Balboa Branch Library, 100 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach, to ask questions, offer suggestions or just talk with him about the City of Newport Beach.
Father and son band The Sarcastics play at 9 p.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive. The event is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
Saturday Night Dance Party
La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa, will host a Dance Party featuring DJ Bobby Tang at 10 p.m. Saturdays. There is no cover and the event is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.lacaverestaurant.com.
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.
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.
Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, hosts its seventh annual Black Party, which is part of Sutra5, a five-day music extravaganza at the local club. Dirty South performs at the event, which requires all-black attire. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com
Kerry and Rolly
Classic Rock group Kerry and Rolly play from 5 to 8 p.m. at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive. The event is free. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
L.A. Times Food And Wine
The Los Angeles Times Celebration of Food and Wine will be from noon to 8 p.m. on the Paramount Studious lot, 5555 Melrose Ave., Hollywood. To purchase tickets for $55 and view the schedule of panels, cooking demonstrations and music, visit events.latimes.com/foodandwine.
Taste of Piecemakers
Piecemakers Country Store hosts its ninth annual Labor Day Taste of Piecemakers lunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa. The cost is $6 per person. For more information, call (714) 641-3112.
Pacific Hurt, Yellow Red Sparks and Kiev perform at Indie Tuesdays at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and older only and starts at 10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.lacaverestaurant.com.
Group Guitar Lessons
Central Orange Coast YMCA, 23000 University Drive, Newport Beach, hosts a free guitar fitting session from 6 to 7 p.m. for children for its upcoming six-week group guitar lessons. The course, which starts Sept. 13, is $125 and varies depending on skill level. Guitar rentals will be provided by Jim's Music and Yamaha. Nels Jenstad will be the course instructor. For more information, call (949) 722-3825.
Emmy award-winning chef and restaurateur Michael Chiarello will sign his latest cookbook "Michael Chiarello's Bottega" from 5 to 8 p.m. at NapaStyle, South Coast Plaza Home Store Wing. For more information, call (714) 825-0445.
"Photo-Environment," an exhibit of 100 photos from 17 photographers, will be on display at the Orange Coast College's Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For gallery times and more information, visit http://www.occartspavilion.blogspot.com.