Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman.
O.C. Music Awards Showcase
The first showcase for the O.C. Music Awards is at 7:30 p.m. at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Preacher's Son, Semi Sweet, The Colourist, The Sweetwells and The New Limb perform. The show is free and 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a Blood Drive to benefit the American Red Cross from 1 to 7 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org or call (949) 644-1999. All participants will receive a coupon for Daphne's Greek Café and a voucher for two tickets to a Los Angeles Clippers game.
Caregiver Support Groups
The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. offers caregiver support groups every month. In Costa Mesa, meetings are every third Sunday at 2 p.m. at Silverado Newport-Mesa. For more information, call (949) 631-2212. It also meets every first and third Thursday at 1 p.m. at Harbor Trinity Church in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 593-9630. In Newport Beach, support groups meet at 7 p.m. every first Monday at Our Lady Queen of Angels. For more information, call (949) 640-1750.
Parkinson's Support Group
Parkinson's In Balance Support Group meeting, a group specifically geared toward adults with early onset, takes place the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Donald Dungan Library, 1855 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, visit http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com.
Andrea Ristorante at the Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast, will open for lunch, offering an express menu with a three-course meal in 30 minutes. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For more information, call (949) 467-6800.
Wild Goose Tour
Hornblower Cruises in Newport Beach offers a narrated dockside tour of Wild Goose, which was once owned by legendary actor John Wayne. The one-hour tour will give fans an opportunity to view rare memorabilia and artwork and is available by reservation only Monday through Friday. The cost is $25 per person and a 10-person group minimum is required. For more information, call (949) 646-0155.
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. To join, call Loyda at (949) 650-0084.
Fried Chicken Night
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, is hosting Fried Chicken Night on Mondays. The restaurant is offering half a chicken from Shelton's Farm, with choice of side orders for $16. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
Tuesday Trivia Night
Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's Pub, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.
Roasted Crab At AnQi
AnQi at South Coast Plaza offers the Crustacean's Famous Roasted Crab each Tuesday. For more information, call (714) 557-5679 or visit http://www.anqirestaurant.com.
Three-Course Beer Dinner
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, offers a three-course beer dinner on Tuesdays. The courses are paired with specialty craft brews and cost $29. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
Computer Friends of Oasis
The Oasis Senior Center's
Computer Friends, a club
that 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.
Pierside Gallery, 327 Marine Ave., Newport Beach, offers artist workshops for adults and young students on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The two-hour sessions are taught by Disney artist Margie Tabor Zuliani and are $45 each. For more information, call (949) 675-5225.