Sunday's Calendar


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


'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 or call (503) 252-8300.


'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


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.



SCAPE, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents "Lux: Variations on a White Theme" that depicts artists exploring the various possibilities with shades of white. For more information, visit


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


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


Open Reading

An open reading, with a 5- to 7-minute limit, will be for poets or musicians who sign up. Author of "Now and Then" Lee Mallory hosts and will award a signed copy of his book at Alta Coffee, 506 31st St., Newport Beach. Call (949) 675-0233 for more information.

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