Saturday's Calendar


Book Sale

The Friends of the Library host a used book sale from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The Friday event is for members only. For more information, call (949) 759-9667.

Lawn Bowling

The Newport Harbor Lawn Bowling Club hosts Saturday on the Green from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the club, 1550 Crown Drive, Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 640-0122 or visit

'Sleeping Beauty'

The Pacific Symphony presents a Family Musical Mornings series with "Sleeping Beauty" and other favorites. The kid-friendly presentation starts at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., with a musical carnival at 9 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Tickets are $29 or $46. For more information, visit or call (714) 755-5799.

Meet the Mayor

Newport Beach Mayor Mike Henn will talk about city projects and other issues from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Community Youth Center, 3000 Fifth Ave., Corona del Mar. Citizens are welcome to come by and chat with the mayor.



The Pacific Symphony presents a Spanish- and flamenco-inspired program at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. All shows start at 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. pre-concert lecture. Tickets start at 25. For more information, visit or call (714) 755-5799.


'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. 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

Annual Gem Faire

The 22nd annual Gem Faire will be at the O.C. Fairgrounds in O.C. Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Building 10. Nearly 200 exporters and importers will be present. For the event's operating hours and more information, visit


'Wings of Freedom'

The Lyon Air Museum at John Wayne Airport hosts "Wings of Freedom," offering paid public flights on World War II-era planes B-17, B-24 and P-51 Mustang Aircraft. Public tours will also be offered. For more information, call (714) 210-4585.


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


'The California Years'

Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., hosts a photo exhibit by renowned photographer Jerry Muller. The exhibit, "The California Years: The 1960s and Beyond," is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. An opening reception will be from 5:30 to 8:15 p.m. Monday. For more information, call (949) 540-5681.


Mother's Day at Island Hotel

The Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, offers Mother's Day brunch and dinner options. The Palm Terrace Patio hosts a buffet and BBQ brunch form 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at $78 per person or $29 per child, ages 5 to 12. The Palm Terrace Restaurant offers a prix-fixe Mother's Day dinner menu from 5:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (949) 759-0808 or visit


Leadership Dinner

Paul Glen will be giving a presentation on how technology firms can produce better leadership qualities in their managers at 5:30 p.m. in the Wyndham Orange County hotel, 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit

Free Scoop Night

The Häagen-Dazs at Fashion Island in Newport Beach has a free scoop event from 4 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-7555.


'9 to 5: The Musical'

The Tony Awards-nominated "9 to 5: The Musical" comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit

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