Country band Montgomery Gentry performs at the Pacific Amphitheatre, as part of the O.C. Fair. The show starts at 8:15 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacamp.com.
DJ J-Heart performs at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Speak Up Newport
Speak Up Newport is having its monthly meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach. Free admission and no RSVP required. Call (949) 224-2266 for more information or visit http://www.speakupnewport.org.
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is having a networking lunch from noon to 2 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, 4545 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. A topic of discussion will be how to use the chamber's social media platform to increase business. The cost for members with a reservation to the luncheon is $25, or $30 for non-members. For more information, call (949) 729-4411 or visit http://www.newportbeach.com.
'Sounds of Brazil'
The Claudio Roditi Quintet, with Glenn Cashman, is performing at 6 and 7:30 p.m. in the Rose Garden of the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For tickets and information, call (949) 759-5003 or visit http://www.westcoastjazzparty.com.
A floral arrangement class, titled "Mystic Florals," is at 9 a.m. at the Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Registration is $45 and is required. For more information, call (949) 673-2261 or visit http://www.slgardens.org.
Connect With Grandparents
Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit organization that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit http://www.grandparentchildconnect.org.
MoveOn.Org hosts a "Where are the jobs?" rally in front of Rep. John Campbell's office, 610 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The rally is from noon to 1 p.m.
'Speak for the Trees'
Orange Coast College hosts an exhibit exploring man's relationship with trees in the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Thirty-eight artists are featured through various artistic mediums. Admission is free and hours vary. Call (714) 432-5102 for more information.
Orange Coast College is having a crepe, seafood and vegetarian dinner cooking class, with Kim Allen. The classes meet from 6 to 9 p.m. in Journalism 105 at the campus, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Each class is $30, plus a $10-$15 materials fee. Register by calling (714) 432-5154.
The Living Room
The Living Room, featuring DJ Scotty Coats performs at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Classic rock bands Kansas and Blue Oyster Cult perform at the Pacific Amphitheatre, as part of the O.C. Fair. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacamp.com.
Corona del Mar
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 at this month's meeting is Kimberly Brandt, Newport Beach Community Development director. For more information on guest speakers, visit http://www.cdmra.org.
DJ Ron Sleezy and Robby Soul perform at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
The Four Freshmen
The Balboa Bay Club & Resort presents a performance by The Four Freshmen, a male vocal quartet, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and do not include the optional dinner beforehand, which begins at 5:30 p.m. To make reservations and get tickets, call (949) 630-4210.
The Newport Bay Surgery Center is hosting a free open house and health fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 3333 W. Coast Hwy., Suite 100, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 645-6272.
The Newcomers Club of Newport Beach meets at 11:45 a.m. in the First Cabin at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort. New residents of Newport within the last five years are encouraged to attend. For more information or to RSVP, call Jean Blankenship at (949) 720-3827.
The Simpkin Project
Huntington Beach-based The Simpkin Project, a seven-member reggae band, is having a release party for its new album, "Everything You Want," at 8 p.m. at Tiki Bar, 1700 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. Cover is $15 and includes the new album. For more information, visit http://www.simpkinproject.com.