Friday's Calendar


Book Sale

The Friends of the Library hold a book sale from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Friends Bookstore in the Central branch of the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. For more information, call (949) 759-9667.

Book Signing

Susan Hoffman will sign copies of her book, "A Precious Bond," from noon to 1:30 p.m. in front of the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar.

Singing Seniors

The Harbor Singers, a senior women's singing group, perform at 10 a.m. at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. To make a reservation, call (949) 718-1800.

'A Memorable Evening'

UC Irvine's Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory will put on a "A Memorable Evening," a fundraising event featuring entertainment and a silent auction. Actress Marilu Henner will provide the evening's entertainment. The event is from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the University Club, 801 E. Peltason Drive, Irvine. Proceeds will go to the center, and tickets cost $100 per person. For more information, call (949) 824-5193 or go to

'10 or Less Festival' at OCC

Orange Coast College's Student Repertory Theatre will stage short plays directed by students. Shows will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Nov. 12 and 13. A 2:30 p.m. show will be performed Nov. 13. The shows are in the Drama Lab Studio Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 432-5880 or go to



The Corona del Mar High School Theatre Arts Department presents its production of "Amadeus" at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre, 2101 Eastbluff, Newport Beach. Tickets cost $10.


Theatre for Children

South Coast Repertory's Theatre for Young Audiences presents "Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells." For tickets and showtimes, go to or call (714) 708-5555.


'To Kill a Mockingbird'

The Vanguard University Department of Theatre Arts stages Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," adapted by Christopher Sergel and directed by Marianne Savell. Shows will be performed at the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard campus, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, call (714) 668-6145, or go to


'Across the Sands of Time'

An exhibit of Lebowski Fest poster art by Bill Green is at the Student Project Space, 1st Floor of the Art Center at Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The gallery is open from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and by appointment Fridays. To make an appointment, call (714) 432-5076.


'The Trip To Bountiful'

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote's "The Trip To Bountiful" comes to the South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit

'Earthlings Beware!'

The Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa, presents "Earthlings Beware!" A preview is at 8 p.m. Friday, followed by a gala opening at 8 p.m. Saturday. Shows will be performed at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call (949) 650-5269 or go to


Temple Services

A weekly Torah Study is at Temple Bat Yahm's Benjamin Marcus Library from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A special guest, Rabbi Gershom Sizomu of the Jewish Abayudaya Tribe in Uganda, will appear at the Saturday Shabbat Service, starting at 10:40 a.m. in the temple's Morgan Chapel. A dairy potluck lunch will follow. RSVP at (949) 644-1999. Temple Bat Yahm is at 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach.

Day of Action

A "Make Banks Pay' rally, organized by, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heritage Plaza, 14222 Culver Drive, Irvine.

'French Fall Flingo'

The Kaiser Woodland Schools Foundation presents "French Fall Flingo," an evening of food and fun to benefit the "Save Our Science" efforts at Kaiser and Woodland elementary schools. The program starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Harbor Drivers Club, 729 Farad St., Costa Mesa. Pre-sale tickets cost $35 and tickets at the door cost $45. For more information, go to

Opening Night

An opening reception for "The Great Picture" exhibit is from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Great Park Gallery in the Orange County Great Park in Irvine.

At Muldoon's

Hollywood Blonde will play a free show from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.



Picture Show

"The Great Picture: The World's Largest Photograph & The Legacy Project," an exhibit presented by the Orange County Great Park, will be shown in the park's Palm Court arts complex. For hours and more information, go to


From Classical to Jazz

Pianist Sonya Lee and singer Melina Kalomas perform at 5 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Tickets are $25, and VIP tickets are available for $75. For more information, call (949) 630-4120.

Mustangs and Cobras

Lyon Air Museum at John Wayne Airport hosts a Mustangs and Cobras car show from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Owners of the vintage vehicles are invited to bring their cars and take part in the museum's weekly Cars & Cockpits event. For more information, call (714) 210-4585.

OCC Wind Ensemble

The Orange Coast College Wind Ensemble performs "Classics: Part Trois," a program of symphonic literature adapted to wind instruments featuring music by Handel, Strauss, Reve and Mozart, among others. The performance is at 3 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 432-5880 or go to

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