Wednesday's Calendar


Corona del Mar Town Meeting

The Corona del Mar Business Improvement District and others will host a networking evening at the Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy. The event is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. No RSVP necessary. Admission is free. For more information, call (949) 673-4050 or e-mail


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


'Silent Sky'

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 or call (714) 708-5555.


Spring Plant Sale

Orange Coast College's horticulture garden presents its Spring Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays. More than 2,500 plants will be on sale. For more information, visit, or call (714) 432-0202, ext. 26533.


'Forever Plaid'

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


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


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


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.


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 or call (949) 515-5102. The gallery is at 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.


Alexander Calder Exhibit

Orange County Museum of Art presents "Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art," an exhibit featuring 30 works of art by Calder from the 1940s through '60s. For more information, visit


Wulf Bane

Local rock band Wulf Bane headlines La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. Fiction Reform and The Sleeping Sea King also perform. The show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit

Team Splendid Pep Rally

Splendid at Fashion Island in Newport Beach will be having the EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women Pep Rally from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The clothing store will donate 15% of sales to the organization. For more information or to RSVP, call (949) 759-1743.

Corona del Mar Residents Assn.

The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Newport Beach Country Club. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. The guest speaker is Matt Cosylion, who will discuss Newport Beach code enforcement. For more information, visit or call (949) 719-9390.


Stuart Weitzman Fall Trunk Show

Stuart Weitzman at South Coast Plaza presents its Fall 2011 Shoe and Boot Trunk Show from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Customers have the opportunity to place orders for the upcoming styles. For more information, call (714) 432-8100.


Student Thesis

The UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts presents its 2011 master's students thesis exhibitions. The opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the University Art Gallery, 712 Arts Plaza, Irvine.


Shabbat Service

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Grant and will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

Alejandro's Awesome Surf Band

Surf rock band Alejandro's Awesome Surf Band headlines La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The Hillside Stranglers and Dano Forte's Juke Joint Freak Show also perform. The show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit


Earth Day Celebration

The OC Mart Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, hosts an Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features hands-on activities for children and adults, including a farmer's market, food trucks, face painting and more. For more information, visit

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