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 http://www.komenoc.org.
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.
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 http://www.festivalofchildren.org.
Las Boogaloo Assassins
Las Boogaloo Assassins, known for its samba, funk and soul sound, perform a free show from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.
The fourth annual Fascination of Orchids Show takes place at the South Coast Plaza Village, corner of Bear Street and Sunflower Avenue, Costa Mesa, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (949) 735-2930, or go to http://www.orchidshow.com for details.
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 lidoyachtexpo.com.
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 http://www.lyonairmuseum.org.
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 http://www.thebarclay.org.
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 http://www.awakeandaware2011.com.
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.
Festival of Children
The 10th annual Festival of Children — a month-long family oriented event featuring live music, dance performances, arts and crafts, and more — returns to South Coast Plaza. More than 75 youth-serving organizations will also be showcased. For a full schedule of events, visit http://www.festivalofchildren.org.
Paul Frank Book Drive
As part of the Festival of Children, the Paul Frank store at South Coast Plaza, will offer customers a 20% discount in exchange for donating a gently used children's book.
Relax for Cure
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society — Relax for the Cure benefit, featuring massages and spa treatments, is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Body Design, 210 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 719-2600.
The OC Project Toastmasters Club has an open house from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Carrows Restaurant, 16931 Magnolia St., Huntington Beach. Go to http://www.ocprojectmasters.org for information.
The Memorial Highway
Indie rock band The Memorial Highway performs Tuesdays in September at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Boy Scout Recruitment
The Orange County Council of the Boy Scouts will hold open houses at elementary schools (except for year-round schools) in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine from 7 to 9 p.m.
TUESDAY TILL OCT. 2
San Francisco Ballet
The acclaimed San Francisco Ballet, America's oldest professional ballet company, comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $17. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.