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.
Singer Phil Shane will perform cover songs from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond and others at La Cave Restaurant, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and over only. For more information, visit http://www.lacaverestaurant.com.
Pink Frozen Yogurt
If you mention the words "pink ribbon" when ordering at Icicles Frozen Yogurt, 2545 Eastbluff Drive at Vista del Oro, 20% of your sale will be donated to the Orange County Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Icicles is a self-serve frozen yogurt shop using the highest quality ingredients with a variety of flavors that rotate weekly. Icicles is open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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 up, will have its Halloween Dance from 7 to midnight at the O.C. Airport Hilton, 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. The Vertikals will perform live on stage. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Dog Costume Contest
Three Dog Bakery, 924 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, hosts its annual Howl-O-Week Party & Doggie Costume Contest from noon until 3 p.m. Bring your dog in a costume and enjoy photo opportunities, treats, giveaways and more. The Doggie Costume Contest is at 1 p.m. A portion of photo sales benefit local animal rescue groups. For more information, call (949) 760-3647.
Charity Car Wash
The 1st Battalion, 5th Marines will hold a fundraiser car wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Costa Mesa City Hall, 77 Fair Drive. Suggested donation is $20 and goes to support the 1/5 Marines and their families.
The Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort's Back Bay Bistro is hosting its inaugural Monster Mash, a party featuring music, dancing and a costume contest from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at 1131 Back Bay Drive. Crystal Head Vodka is the event sponsor and tickets are $5; food and beverages are extra. VIP tables are available and in limited supply. For more information, call (949) 729-1144.
Orange Coast College Dance Concert
Orange Coast College Dance Department faculty members will premiere five new works at the 35th Annual Faculty Dance Concert at 8 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 by visiting occtickets.com or calling (714) 432-5880. Tickets are $15 at the door.
Halloween Costume Dance Party
La Cave's Annual Halloween Costume Dance Party will begin at 10 p.m. at 1695 Irvine Ave, Costa Mesa. The event features prizes and celebrity guest judge Thomas Ian Nicholas from American Pie. The fee event is open to ages 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 646-7944.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Nickelodeon presents Storytime Live!, featuring characters from its preschool shows. Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, Wonder Pets and Kai-lan will be among the characters on stage at Segerstrom Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $15. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.