Tuesday's Calendar


Meet the Mayor

Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner will appear at a Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Five Crowns, 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. with check-in and networking, followed by a three-course lunch at noon. Chamber members pay $25 and guests pay $30. For more information, call (949) 673-4050 or email admin@cdmchamber.com.

Health & Wellness Workshop

Lori Wilson, a clinical exercise psychologist, will lead a free Health & Wellness workshop, which will include a free lunch. The event is at 11:30 a.m. at Newport Harbor Lutheran Church. For more information, call (562) 818-3625 or email nurse@nhlcs.org.

'Zen JumpStart'

The Zen Center of Orange County, 120 E. 18th St., Costa Mesa, offers a five-session "Zen JumpStart" for people who want to learn about the meditation practice. The class will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 14. You should pre-register for the course, which is a tax-deductible $200. To register, go to http://www.zcoc.org.

Improv Jazz Concert

Dutch drummer Han Bennink, along with violinist/violist Mary Oliver, bassist Mark Dresser and trombonist Michael Dessen, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. in Room 218 of the Music and Media Building at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of Arts. The program is being presented by the school and its music department, whose faculty includes Dessen.

T. Jefferson Parker

Crime fiction novelist T. Jefferson Parker will appear in conversation with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett as part of The Pen on Fire Writers Salon. The event is from 7 to 8 p.m. at Scape Gallery, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. For tickets, go to http://www.barbarademarcobarrett.com.

'National Theatre Live: Collaborators'

The Irvine Barclay Theatre, in association with Arts Orange County, presents "National Theatre Live: Collaborators," a play about Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov and his being commissioned to write a play to celebrate Joseph Stalin's 60th birthday. General admission tickets cost $20, and the show is at 7:15 p.m. For more information, go to http://www.thebarclay.org.


'Yoga in Nature'

The Environmental Nature Center at 1601 16th St. offers a "Yoga in Nature" class from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Drop-in fee is $6. ENC members pay $5. For more information, call (949) 645-8489.

Lecture on Stroke Prevention

UC Irvine's Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory presents "Protecting the Brain from Impending Stroke: A Stimulating Account," a free lecture by a UCI professor Dr. Ron D. Frostig. The event is at 7:30 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine.


New to Town?

The Newport Beach Newcomers Club invites anyone who is new to the area to attend the club's Happy Hour. The event is at 5 p.m. at the Kimera Restaurant and Lounge, 19530 Jamboree Road, Irvine. For more information, email Cher@Go-Cher.com.


League Lunch

Anne Gray and Dr. Bill Honigman will be the featured speakers in a program about health care at a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon. It will take place at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 1515 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. RSVP by calling Barbara Wood at (949) 400-2183 or e-mailing erw1010@gmail.com. For more information, go to http://www.orangecoast.ca.lwvnet.org.

Slime Time is Here

Children ages 7 to 12 can take part in "Slime Time," a program involving hands-on experience with slimy animals and slime, which will be led by naturalist Meghan Lockwood. Cost is $10 per student. The program will go from 3 to 5 p.m. Pre-register by calling (949) 645-8489 or sending an email to lori@encenter.org.

JAN. 21 AND JAN. 22

'Alice in Wonderland'

Newport Coast Elementary School's sixth-grade class presents its production of "Alice in Wonderland" at the Merage Jewish Community Center, One Federation Way, Irvine. Shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Jan. 21 and 3 p.m. Jan. 22. Tickets cost $10 and light-up wands cost $5. For more information, call (949) 244-0871 or email jpetrucci@cox.net.


OCMA Programs

"State of Mind" and "Two Schools of Cool" exhibitions are showing at the Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, go to http://www.ocma.net, or call (949) 759-1122.

FEB. 7

Jamie Moyer Visits


The Cannery, 3010 Lafayette Road, Newport Beach continues its Hot Stove League Series with special guest Jamie Moyer. Enjoy a cocktail hour and a three-course meal and wine pairing with a baseball great for $750, which the Angels Baseball Foundation will match. Proceeds go to Urban Youth Academy in Compton. Seating is limited to 50. For more information, call (562) 690-2011 or visit http://www.cannerynewport.com.

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