DeFore Foundation For The Arts presents Pulse 2011, a dance concert featuring choreography by Mike Esperanza, Nate Hodges, Jessie Hartley, Joshua Romero, Leann Alduenda, Christine Baltes, Sarah Melli, Rika Piper, Linda Simmons, Michael Van Patten and Erika Waters. The show is at 8 p.m. at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview St., Costa Mesa, and tickets are $20 at the door. For more information, call (714) 241-9908 or visit http://www.deforedance.com.
DJ Josh One
DJ Josh One performs at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Rockin' For Radio V
The Westside Bar and Grill, 512 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, presents Rockin' For Radio V, a fundraiser for Startree Foundation and KOCI 101.5 FM. The Steve Copeland Band, Erick Macek & Bryn, One Hot Mess and Saturated will perform. The show starts at 3 p.m. and there's a suggested donation of $10 at the door. For more information, call (949) 646-5615 or visit http://www.westsidebarandgrill.com.
Lemon Drop Dance Club
Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its country singles dance party from 7 to midnight at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 17941 Von Karman, Irvine. 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 $10 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.lemondropclub.com.
Electronic rock band Solomon Grundy will have its first show in nearly two years at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, hosts Sugar Rush: A Cupcake Extravaganza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features food trucks, musical entertainment, activities for children and adults and more. For more information, call (714) 641-3112.
The Boys & Girls Club hosts an electronic waste recycling event to help raise money for the club from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot at 2131 Tustin Ave., Costa Mesa. Accepted items include computers, televisions, monitors, printers, cell phones, VCRs and wires.
The Ohio Valley Gold & Silver Refinery is stopping at the Best Western Newport Mesa Inn, 2642 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. The company is looking for antiques, valuable metals and collectibles to purchase. Visit http://www.ohiovalleygoldandsilver.com for more information.
The Academy Performers, a quartet of young musicians from Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School and the Weill Music Institute, perform in the Jewel Court at South Coast Plaza. The performances are at 12:30 and 5 p.m. each day. For more information, call (714) 435-2000.
Orchid Expo and Sale
The Newport Harbor Orchid Society hosts its 10th annual Orchid Expo and Sale at the Westminster Mall. The event, which features thousands of orchids in bloom, is from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Prime Rib Sunday
Fleming's at Fashion Island presents a special three-course prime rib dinner for $29.95. For reservations, call (949) 720-9633 or visit http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com.
Allensworth performs at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show is from 3 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
The Westside Bar and Grill, 512 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, presents a night or rock and blues, featuring local band Balboa Blues. The free event starts at 5 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 646-5615 or visit http://www.westsidebarandgrill.com.
Landscape And Public Art
The Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., hosts a lecture by landscape architect Peter Walker, whose firm Peter Walker Partners of Berkeley is designing the landscape for the Newport Beach Civic Center and Park. Walker's lecture, which is free and at 7 p.m. at the Friends Room, is titled "Landscape and Art: In, Of, and For." For more information, call (949) 717-3870.