FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
OCC Student Dance Concert
Orange Coast College's 48th annual Student Dance Concert will be held at 8 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The program includes a range of dance styles including modern, ballet, tap, hip-hop and jazz. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door and can be purchased at the OCC Bursar's office or http://www.occtickets.com.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
South Coast Repertory hosts its 14th annual Playwrights Festival. For showtimes and ticket information, call the box office at (714) 708-5555 or visit http://www.scr.org.
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.
The 38th annual Newport Boat Show, featuring a diverse selection of new and previously owned boats, is open daily at Lido Marina Village, 3420 Via Oporto in Newport Beach. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults and free for children 12 and younger. For more information, call (949) 757-5959 or visit newportinwaterboatshow.com.
Spring Garden Show
The 22nd annual Southern California Spring Garden Show is at South Coast Plaza, in the Crate & Barrel/Macy's Home Store Wing at 3333 Bear St. For more information and hours, visit http://www.SpringGardenShow.com or call (800) 782-8888.
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.
KOCI Rockin' for Radio, a benefit concert for StarTree and KOCI, featuring Jumpin Jack Flash, will be held from 3 to 11 p.m. at the Westside Bar & Grill, 512 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information and tickets, call (949) 646-5615.
Author Jeff Delaney
Author Jeff Delaney, of "Newport Beach: Then and Now," hosts a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lido Village Books, 3424 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 673-2549.
The nonprofit CureDuchenne is hosting a fundraiser for a Duchenne cure starting at 5 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Tables and tickets are available by calling (949) 872-2552 or visiting http://www.cureduchenne.org.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Sonora Elementary School is having its Cinco de Mayo Family Fun Day from noon to 5 p.m. The campus is at 966 Sonora Road, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit http://sonora.nmusd.us.
Earth Day Service
St. Mark Presbyterian Church and its Ecophilians Environmental Group host a Earth Day Sunday with special Earth Day worship times services at 9 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach. Following the services, UCI Professor Dr. David Feldman will speak about "The Injustice of Climate Change: Faith, Eco-justice, and Global Environmental Challenges" at 10:45 and 11:45 a.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1341.
The Zen Center of Orange County hosts an introduction to Zen workshop at the center from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at 120 E. 18th St., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 722-7818.
ACT Today! hosts a fundraiser luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast. The "Fearless Women Mother's & Daughters Moving Mountains" event brings together mothers and daughters and fundraises for children with autism. The guest speaker is Katherine Schwarzenegger, who will speak about her book. Tickets are $150 for adults, $100 for attendees 18 and younger. For more information, visit http://www.act-today.org or call Laura Marroquin at (714) 546-4431.
OCC Jazz Ensembles
Orange Coast College jazz groups and guest artists will be playing at 7:30 p.m. at the campus' Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets are $8, $10 at the door. For more information or to buy tickets, visit http://www.occtickets.com or call (714) 432-5880.