'Ask the Doc'
UC Irvine's Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders presents "Ask the Doc" from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Oasis Senior Center, 800 Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. The free program is an outreach series that seeks to educate the general community about the latest research on various memory-related disorders and conditions. For more information, call (949) 644-3244.
CyberSmart Parent Information Meeting
Newport-Mesa Unified School District holds an Internet safety class for parents at Davis Magnet School, 1015 Arlington Drive, Costa Mesa. The event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (714) 424-7930.
Weight Loss Seminar
The Weight Loss Empowerment seminar begins at 6 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The seminar is led by Kevin Graham, author of "50 Ways to Lose Your Luggage" and will be held Wednesday nights. Attendees can reserve their seat by emailing reservemyseat@weightloss
empowerment.com and find more information at http://www.weightloss
Computer Friends of Oasis
The Oasis Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club which helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Avenue, Corona del Mar. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.
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.
Rubén Albarrán, vocalist for Café Tacuba, performs a solo set at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Tickets are $20 and the show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Ladies' Holiday Boutique
The American Legion in Newport Beach, 215 E. 15th St., hosts a Ladies' Holiday Boutique, featuring more than 30 vendors, food and raffle prizes. There is a $5 entrance fee and all proceeds go to benefit the American Legion.
A singles' pot luck dinner to celebrate Shabbat will be held at 6 p.m. at Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Participants are asked to bring either a vegetarian or dairy dish. Contact Felicia Wiseman at (949) 760-0660 about what to bring. Shabbat services with the congregation, featuring guest speaker Frances Akhavai of the Leadership Alliance, will follow at 8 p.m.
Family Shabbat Service
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a Family Shabbat Service at 6 p.m., followed by a Family Shabbat Dinner and Oneg Shabbat. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant and will feature the "Glee-Kim" of 3rd through 7th Grade students. Guests are invited. For information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
Orange County Performing Arts Center's Family Series presents "Snowflake," featuring Gale LaJoye, a Ringling Bros., and Barnum & Bailey circus clown. The event is at the Samueli Theater and tickets are $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
FRIDAY TILL NOV. 21
'Sideways Stories From
"Sideways Stories from Wayside School," adapted by John Olive from Louis Sachar's popular Wayside School book series, comes to South Coast Repertory. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or by visiting the box office at 655 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa.
Ticket prices range from $18 to
The Surfing Heritage Museum at South Coast Plaza presents The Big Group Show, featuring the work of more than a dozen artists, including Rick Reitveld, John Culqui and Drew Brophy. The opening night reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Beer and wines from Longboard Vineyards will be served to guests 21 and older.