Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman.
The 32nd annual Corona del Mar Christmas Walk will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Village in Corona del Mar, along Pacific Coast Highway. The event benefits the U.S. Marines Toys For Tots program and features live entertainment, food, a visit from Santa Claus and much more. For more information, call (949) 674-4050 or visit http://www.cdmchamber.com.
Pet Adoption Fair
The Irvine Animal Care Center is sponsoring Home for the Holidays, a pet adoption fair from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. More than 500 homeless animals will be available for adoption from private rescue organizations and shelters across Southern California. This annual event features pet and human related vendors, food, a silent auction, raffle, bake sale and Ask the Vet and Ask the Trainer booths. Admission is $1 and parking is free. For more information, call 949-724-7740 or visit irvineshelter.org.
TILL DEC. 9
Free Gift with Purchase
South Coast Plaza presents a special holiday gift with purchase program for customers. Guests who spend $850 or more in one day at South Coast Plaza boutiques and restaurants will receive a complimentary Tiffany & Co. crystal vase. For more information, call (800) 782-8888.
TILL DEC. 15
Fleming's Steak And Lobster
Three-course dinner for two with filet mignon and lobster tail will be served at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Fashion Island. Each dinner includes salad, side and dessert for $99 or $49.50 for one. Reservations are required; mention "memorable meal." For more information, call (949) 720-9633
TILL DEC. 24
Macy's stores across the country, including South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island, present their seasonal Believe campaign, where believers of all ages can drop off letters to Santa Claus and the store will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish Foundation for each letter received.
TILL DEC. 26
'A Christmas Carol'
The South Coast Repertory's 31st annual production of Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" returns to the Segerstrom Stage, featuring Hal Landon Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge. For showtimes and more 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.
The story of the arrival of the Christ Child in the little town of Bethlehem will be told through the music, and drama of the Covenant Choir, Praise Band, brass, percussion, children's group and the Covenant Thespians as they present Claar-Clydesdale's "A Baby Changes Everything" at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 2750 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. To assure that seating will be available for the 10:30 a.m. show, the church is issuing a limited number of tickets on the patio after the Saturday services. There is no charge for these tickets, but a free-will offering will take place during the service on the day of the show. For more information or to arrange to pick up tickets, call the church office at (714) 557-3340.
Bloody Mary Sunday Brunch
South Coast Plaza's Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's offers Bloody Mary Brunch every Sunday. For $35, guests receive an appetizer, entrée and unlimited Bloody Marys. For more information, call (714) 352-2525.
Palm Terrace Pool Party And Barbecue
The Island Hotel hosts the Palm Terrace Pool Party and Barbecue from 5 to 9 p.m. Sundays, featuring fun for the whole family. Tickets are $34 for adults and $12 for children. For more information, visit http://www.theislandhotel.com.
Men and women interested in walking with a group can join the Newport Mesa Walking Club at 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at Hospital Road and Superior Avenue in Newport Beach. Call Loyda at (949) 650-0084.
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, Ca. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.