A fundraiser for the American Red Cross is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Salon Da Vinci, 2300 S.E. Bristol St., #A, Newport Beach. Proceeds go to help victims in Japan.
Crime Writer Don Winslow
Don Winslow will be the guest speaker at the Orange County Sisters in Crime meeting at 3 p.m. at the Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine. For more information, contact Jill Amadio at (949) 240-8237 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concordia University Music
The 15th annual MasterWorks Concert Series with Concordia University's choir groups and orchestra is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The campus is at 1530 Concordia West, Irvine. Tickets can be ordered at http://www.cui.edu/TheArts.
'Battle of Costa Mesa'
Civil War re-enactors will stage battles and other events at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission and parking are free. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.2ndkycav.org.
SUNDAY TILL MAY 8
Playwright Itamar Moses' "Completeness," a romantic comedy, makes its world premiere at South Coast Repertory's Argyros Stage. Tickets start at $12. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
'Romeo and Juliet'
The Vanguard University Department of Theatre Arts presents William Shakespeare's classic "Romeo and Juliet." Tickets start at $12 and all shows are at the Lyceum Theater on campus. For showtimes and more information, call (714) 668-6145 or visit http://www.vanguardtickets.com.
'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
South Coast Repertory's Junior Players present an adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl book in the Nicholas Studio, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Mercy Vasquez directs the production. Tickets are $9. For more information and showtimes, call (714) 708-5555 or visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL APRIL 30
Check-Ups For Donations
The Wellness Choice Center, 1101 Dove St., No. 255, Newport Beach, is offering wellness and chiropractic check-ups in exchange for $40 donations to the Japanese Red Cross Society. To make an appointment, call (949) 387-1333 or visit http://www.wellnesschoicecenter.com.
TILL MAY 1
South Coast Repertory presents "Silent Sky," a play by Lauren Gunderson about an influential female astronomer's research in the early 1900s. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and ticket information, visit http://www.scr.org or call (714) 708-5555.
TILL MAY 8
The Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., presents the hit musical "Forever Plaid." Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. and a special 2 p.m. Saturday matinee April 23. Tickets are $16 to $23. For more information, call (949) 650-5269 or visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
TILL MAY 20
Marsha Tudor Exhibit
il Barone Ristorante, 4251 Martingale Way, Suite A, Newport Beach, displays the artwork of Marsha Tudor. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (949) 391-6710 or visit http://www.ocdesignersource.com.
TILL MAY 23
Women's Bible Study
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant hosts its Community Bible Study in English for women from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church's Fireside Room, 2850 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Contact Jeri Frazee at (714) 962-1682 or Cindy Zekaria at (714) 869-4092 for more information.
TILL MAY 27
Brett Rubbico Gallery
"The Great Awakening Show" is an interactive exhibition telling you to "please touch" its displays and perhaps get "a gummy bear or two." Exhibition hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and by appointment. For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbicogallery.com or call (949) 515-5102. The gallery is at 361 Old Newport Blvd.
Protest 'Corporate Tax
Liberal political organization MoveOn.org is having a protest at 4:30 p.m. against "corporate tax dodgers" at the Bank of America, 18622 MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine.