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.
The Costa Mesa-based Epilepsy Alliance of Orange County is forming teams to run in the Bank of America /Merrill Lynch Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon event at the Irvine Spectrum. For more information, visit http://www.cincodemayohalfmarathon.org.
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 is in the Crate & Barrel/Macy's Home Store Wing at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bear St. For more information and hours, visit http://www.SpringGardenShow.com or call (800) 782-8888.
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.
Russia's famed Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg will give the Southern California premiere of the company's Don Quixote at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $13.60. For showtimes and more information, visit scfta.org.
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.
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.
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, visit http://www.scr.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.
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 for more information.
TILL MAY 27
Brett Rubbico Gallery
"The Great Awakening Show" is an interactive exhibition. 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., Newport Beach.
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.
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 http://www.occhorticulture.com, or call (714) 432-0202, ext. 26533.
The UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts presents its 2011 master's students thesis exhibition. The exhibition is at the University Art Gallery, 712 Arts Plaza, Irvine.