Editor's note: This removes the Singles Shabbat Singles, which is actually taking place Nov. 5.
A Business Solutions NOW Seminar: Helping You Create Referrals for Life will be held from 7:15 to 9:30 a.m. at Newport Lexus, 3901 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. The event is hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and will discuss how to maximize your marketing time and efforts, advertise yourself for free and build stronger and deeper relationships to grow your referral network. Advance tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members and all tickets are $5 more at the door. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeach.com.
The First Cabin Restaurant at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort presents its annual authentic Oktoberfest menu for lunch and dinner. Appetizers are also available in the Duke's Place Lounge in the late afternoon and evening. For more information, call (949) 630-4145.
Drink Pink For The Cause
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Fashion Island is offering 100% of the proceeds from the sale of its Stoli Bombshell cocktail to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. The drink, which is sugar free and 99 calories, is $6 from 5 to 7 p.m. nightly. For more information, visit http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com.
TILL NOV. 21
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents Gina Gionfriddo's comedy "Becky Shaw" at the Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL JAN. 2
J.M. Barrie's classic tale "Peter Pan' flies into the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, offering viewers a unique 360-degree experience. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
Street Fair And Concert
The Marine Avenue Business Improvement District is hosting a free concert by the Surfaris and a street fair from 5 to 7 p.m. The entire 200 block of Marine Avenue will be blocked off for pedestrians to walk in the street, enjoy specials from the Balboa Island merchants and listen to music. Special prizes will be awarded to those that dress in costume.
Prayer And Politics
A discussion on prayer and its role in supporting the upcoming local, state and national elections will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Science Church, 3303 Via Lido, Newport Beach. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact (949) 673-1340 or email@example.com.
Temple Bat Yahm
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 Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant. Guests are invited. For information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
Halloween Costume Contest
University Center, on Campus Drive and Bridge Road in Irvine, hosts a fun-filled Halloween Costume Contest for children, complete with prizes and giveaways. The event is from 3:30 to 6 p.m. and prizes will be awarded in several age group, including 1 to 2 years old, 3 to 4, 5 to 6 and 7 to 12. For more information, call (949) 720-3131.
Sonora Elementary School will be holding its 2nd Annual Trunk-or-Treat event at 966 Sonora Road, Costa Mesa. Bring your little children to this fun-filled, spooky event to celebrate Halloween in a safe environment with Sonora friends and families. The festivities begin with dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sonora.nmusd.us.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
The Woodworking And D.I.Y. Show
The O.C. Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa hosts the Woodworking and D.I.Y. Show, offering woodworkers, hobbyists and Do-It-Yourselfers a chance to try out the latest tools of the trade at the nation's largest woodworking event. Show admission is $10 for adults and free for children 15 and younger. The show is from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (800) 826-8257 or visit http://www.thewoodworkingshows.com.