'Yoga in Nature'
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, 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.
"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.
'Cats," the winner of seven Tony Awards, comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
TILL JAN. 29
"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 http://www.ocgp.org.
"Topdog/Underdog," a drama about the lives of two street-savvy hustlers, is at South Coast Repertory's Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
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.
THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY
'The Word Begins'
"The Word Begins," nominated for three Helen Hayes Awards, comes to the Nicolas Studio at South Coast Repertory. The play is part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Off Center Festival. Tickets start at $20 and showtimes are at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
'Occupy The Courts'
MoveOn.Org, Occupy Wall Street and other groups will stage a one-day action of occupying federal courthouses in 30 cities, including Santa Ana. The demonstration will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Santa Ana Federal Courthouse, 411 W. 4th St., Santa Ana.
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. The event is at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 1515 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. RSVP by calling Barbara Wood at (949) 400-2183. 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 lead by naturalist Meghan Lockwood. Cost is $10 per student. The program is from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 645-8489.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Ten Tiny Dances
Ten Tiny Dances, featuring 10 choreographers performing on a 16-square-foot canvas, comes to the Samueli Theater. The event is part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Off Center Festival. Tickets start at $20 and showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
The Early College High School PTSA will put on a fundraising rummage sale to benefit the early college program. The event is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Early College High School campus, 2990 Mesa Verde Drive East, Costa Mesa.
'Ten Ways to Boost Sales & Profits'
The city of Newport Beach, Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce and OPIS Network invite business owners and managers to a free workshop, "10 Ways to Boost Sales & Profits," from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. Admission is free through advance registration. For more information, visit http://www.newport100days.eventbrite.com.