Youth Wind Ensemble
The Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble, led by conductor Joshua Roach, will be performing a program of folk music beginning at 4 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets are $18 or $30 for box seats. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org or call (714) 755-5799.
'Orange County Then And Now'
Huntington Beach author Chris Epting talks about his book "Orange County Then and Now" starting at 2:30 p.m. in the Costa Mesa Historical Society, 1870 Anaheim Ave., next to Lions Park in Costa Mesa. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.costamesahistory.org or call (949) 631-5918.
Orange Coast College's Doyle Arts Pavilion opens its 2011 spring season with a pair of exhibits featuring Chinese photographers and Chinese brush painting. "Land, Era, People: China's Lishui Photographers" features 110 photographs by six prominent Chinese photographers. "The Art of Ning Yeh" features the artists' brush paintings of horses, flowers and landscapes. For more information, call (714) 432-5102.
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The Broadway hit "Wicked" plays in the Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $38.75. For more information and showtimes, visit the box office at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, call (714) 556-278, or visit http://www.scfta.org.
Conor McPherson's "The Weir," will be staged at South Coast Repertory's Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit http://www.scr.org.
Indie rock band Audrey and the Deer perform Tuesdays in March at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free shows, which are 21 and older only, start at 10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
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.
The Quilting club at the Costa Mesa Senior Center, 695 W. 19th St., meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays in the Arts and Crafts room. Beginning and advanced quilters are welcomed. For more information, call (714) 546-2539.
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.
Monday Madness Karaoke
La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa, presents Monday Madness Karaoke, featuring host Bobby Vegas. The free event starts at 9:30 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
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.
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, Ca. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.