Friday's Calendar


Visionary Women

Doris Roberts, of "Everybody Loves Raymond" fame, is the special guest at the 2011 Visionary Women Luncheon & Boutique at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Boutique starts at 10 a.m., followed by lunch seating at 11 a.m. The event benefits care for persons with Alzheimer's. Tickets start at $100. RSVP by calling (949) 757-3712, or go to

DJ Ron Sleezy

DJ Ron Sleezy, who plays R&B, soul, disco and hip-hop, performs a free show at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.


Boat Show

The 33rd annual Lido Yacht Expo takes place at Lido Marina Village, 3400 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. Admission for the event is $12 for adults. Children ages 12 and younger get in for free. For event hours and more information, call (949) 757-5959, or go to

Vintage Plane

The "Lady Alice," a vintage P-51 Mustang, will be on display at the Lyon Air Museum, 19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (714) 210-4585, or go to

Flamenco Night

Nightly Semana Flamenka concerts are at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For performance times and tickets, call (949) 854-4646 ext.1, or visit

Project Camelot Conference

Awake and Aware 2011 Conference, presented by Project Camelot, is at the Hilton Irvine, 18000 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine. To register and get more information, visit


Sarah Chang

Violinist Sarah Chang performs music by Mendelssohn with the Pacific Symphony at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $25 and performances are at 8 p.m. For more information, visit


Canstruction Orange County

Check out the 15 structures made out of canned foods that will be displayed throughout South Coast Plaza during Festival of Children, all of which will later be donated to the Orange County Food Bank.


Newport Doctors

Greater Newport Physicians and Hoag Hospital present a free informational event to help people understand Medicare and prescription drug options. The event is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hoag Conference Center, 3900 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. To register, call (940) 574-4500.

Home-Buying Seminar

Kinecta Federal Credit Union hosts a free seminar on home-buying and foreclosed properties from 10 a.m. to noon at the Kinecta Orange County Mortgage Center, 4041 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach.

Fun Zone's 75th

The Balboa Fun Zone marks its 75th anniversary by rolling back tickets for rides to 1936 prices. Between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., people can ride the soon-to-be dismantled carousel for a nickel, the Ferris wheel for a dime, Harbor Cruise rides for 25 cents, as well as visit the ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum for 5 cents. The Fun Zone is at 600 E. Bay Ave. on the Balboa Peninsula.

Great Park Saturday Offerings

A free cheerleading clinic — led by Keith Jones, ex-captain of the USC Yell Leading Squad — takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Great Park's North Lawn. Clinic is open to children aged 7 to 10. To register, go to Great 948, an art installation project involving the community, will go on display from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Park Palm Courts Arts Complex.

Next Up and Peopletree

The Next Up Foundation and Peopletree host a two-part fundraiser to benefit underprivileged youths. The first part, a skateboarding event for families, is from 1 to 6 p.m. at Volcom Skate Park, 1660 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. The second part, a live music and cocktail evening, which will only be open to people 21 and older, is from 7 p.m. to midnight at Location 1980, 1980 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa.

Sunset Celebration

The third annual Sunset Celebration benefiting the Newport Bay Conservancy will feature food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. It will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach. Tickets start at $21 for people 21 and older. Pre-payment must be made. For information, call (714) 330-3589, or go to

DJ Josh One

DJ Josh One, who plays soul, funk and classic pop tunes, performs a free show at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.


'Scene Night'

Orange Coast College theater students perform "Scene Night," a free variety show, at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Drama Lab Studio Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.


Race for the Cure

The Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure is from 6:30 a.m. to noon at Fashion Island, 700 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, go to

Jewish Genealogy

The Orange County Jewish Genealogical Society meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. The event is free.

Sonny Rollins

Legendary saxophonist Sonny Rollins performs at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. The show is at 4 p.m. and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit

Drew Brophy

Artist Drew Brophy, whose works can be seen on everything from surfboards, skateboards to clothing, shows kids how to draw from noon to 3 p.m. at South Coast Plaza's Carousel Court. The event is part of the Festival of Children. For more information, visit

Las Boogaloo Assassins

The band known for samba, funk and soul will give a free show at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.

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