Friday's Calendar


Irvine Classical Players Orchestra

The Irvine Classical Players Orchestra performs its spring concert at 7 p.m. at Concordia University, 1530 Concordia West, Irvine. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For more information, visit

'The Odyssey'

Orange Coast College's Multicultural Committee presents "The Odyssey" at the college's Robert B. Moore Theatre. The performance is at 5:45 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit or call (714) 432-5880, ext. 1.

Fashion Show

The Costa Mesa Women's Club hosts its annual fashion show and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at its clubhouse, 610 W. 18th St., Costa Mesa. Tickets are $20 and proceeds provide scholarships for local schools. For more information, call (714) 545-5973.

Phil Shane

Singer Phil Shane will perform cover songs from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond and others at La Cave Restaurant, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and over only. For more information, visit


'Between Us Chickens'

South Coast Repertory's inaugural Studio Series presents Sofia Alvarez's "Between Us Chickens," at the Nicholas Studio. Tickets are $20 for students and $30 for adults. For showtimes and more information, visit or call (714) 708-5555.


Nathan Gunn

Opera star Nathan Gunn makes his debut at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts with four performances at the Samueli Theater. Tickets are $72. For more information, visit


Life Without Limits Gala

The United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County presents its annual Life Without Limits Gala at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. For tickets and sponsor information, call (949) 333-6452 or visit

Junk In The Trunk Market

Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, holds its Junk in the Trunk Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring great bargains on various items. For more information, call (714) 641-3112 or visit

Multicultural Fair

Sage Hill School, 20402 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Coast, hosts its 10th annual Multicultural Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features authentic world food booths, live entertainment and more. Admission is $7 and children 7 and younger get in free. Food booths are $1. For more information, call (949) 219-0100.


The comic ballet "Coppélia," with original choreography by Arthur Saint-Léon and music by Leo Délibes, comes to the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. The show is at 2 p.m. and tickets are $30 to $40. For more information, visit

Cooking Demonstration

Taco Rosa, 2632 San Miguel Drive, Newport Beach, hosts its monthly culinary cooking demonstration and tequila tasting. The event is at 3 p.m. the cost is $30 per person, which includes food, tequila, botanitas and dessert. For more information, call (949) 720-0982 or visit

Martin Gerschwitz And Friends

Martin Gerschwitz, keyboardist of the Animals and Iron Butterfly, performs at the next Lemon Drop Club dance party, which starts at 7 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Irvine. For more information, visit

Morning Boot Camp


Core Athletica, with sponsorship from Ritual Cleanse, is hosting a "boot camp" at the Corona del Mar stretch of beach between Iris and Ocean Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. After that, there will be a drawing. The $25 fee goes toward the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. For more information, visit


Japan Fundraiser

Bluefin at Crystal Cove Promenade, 7952 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Coast, hosts a fundraising brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the American Red Cross Japanese Disaster Relief Fund. Master Chef Takashi Abe is a native of Yamagata, Japan, and the restaurant will donate 100% of the proceeds from the event to the relief fund. Admission to the all-you-can-eat buffet brunch is a minimum $50 donation per person. For more information, call (949) 715-7373.

Ugandan Bishop Speaks

Bishop Patrick Okabe, of Uganda, will be preaching at the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. services at the Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 644-7400 or visit

Neuroscience Motivational Luncheon

The Foundation for Neurosciences, Stroke and Recovery (FNSR) is hosting a luncheon that will highlight success stories of the neuroscience realm from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. The event benefits FNSR. Tickets are $500 a person or $750 for couples. For reservations, contact Allison at (866) 232-2526, ext. 2.

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