Tuesday Trivia Night
Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.
A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange Coast YMCA, 2300 University Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 642-9990 or go to http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com for more information.
Beginning Painting Class
The Easel Bar, 416 31st St., is hosting beginner's painting classes Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $45 per session, including supplies. For more information and registration, visit http://www.easelbar.com or call (949) 375-1562.
Zen JumpStart Course
The Zen Center of Orange County, 120 E. 18th. St., Costa Mesa, offers a five-week Zen JumpStart course from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. The tax-deductible cost to sign up is $200. For more information, go to http://www.zcoc.org.
Can You Walk the Walk?
The American Heart Assn. and Union Bank urge workers in Orange County to participate in National Walking Day. If you or your co-workers would like to help meet the goal of walking 10 million steps, sign up by going to OCHeartWalk.org or call (949) 885-1527.
The Newport Harbor Area Alumnae Panhellenic will host its 2012 Scholarship Benefit Luncheon to raise funds for college scholarships. The event will take place at 11 a.m. at the Santa Ana Country Club, 20832 Newport Blvd., Santa Ana. Tickets cost $60. For more information, call (949) 759-4935 or email email@example.com.
Fiesta Fundraiser Night
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Bar will hold a fiesta night, from 5 to 10 p.m., to raise funds for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. Mi Casa is at 296 E. 17th St., Costa
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a nationwide nonprofit organization, meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at 1701 Baker St., Costa Mesa. The first meeting is free and guests are welcome. No reservations are required. For more information, visit http://www.tops.org, or call (800) 932-8677.
Weight Loss Seminar
The Weight Loss Empowerment seminar begins at 6 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The seminar is led by Kevin Graham, author of "50 Ways to Lose Your Luggage" and will be held Wednesday nights. Attendees can reserve their seat by emailing reservemyseat@weightloss
empowerment.com and find more information at http://www.weightloss
Emotional Control Meeting
Recovery International, which provides tools and practice in changing thinking habits to gain personal control over distressing emotions like anxiety, depression and anger, holds weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Joachim Church Annex, 1943 Orange Ave., Classroom C, Costa Mesa. The meetings are free, but contributions are welcomed to offset costs. For more information, call (949) 548-9669 or visit recovery-inc.org.
Taco Mesa, 467 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, offers $1.50 tamales every Thursday. For more information, call (949) 642-0629.
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more information, call (949) 645-9970.
Industry Night Social
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, hosts Industry Night Social from 10 p.m. until closing Thursdays. Specials during the night include $5 burgers, $8 flatbreads, $4.50 select draft beers and $5 on select wines by the glass. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
WEDNESDAY TILL SATURDAY
'... On a Mission from God'
The Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, will be the venue for "The All-New Original Tribute to the Blues Brothers." Tickets range from $25 to $45. For tickets and showtimes, go to http://www.thebarclay.org, or call (949) 854-4646 ext. 1
Lenten Offerings at Z'Tejas
Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza is offering fish dishes on its lunch and dinner menus on Fridays during Lent. To make a reservation, call (714) 979-7469. For more information, go to http://www.ztejas.com.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 455 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, offers a special two-course dinner of filet mignon and North Atlantic lobster tail, with your choice of sides for $34.95. Reservations are required. For more information, call (949) 720-9633 or visit http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com.
TILL APRIL 15
Love, Sex and God
Mariners Church in Irvine will conduct a series of conversations about love, sex and God. The weekly discussions will take place at 7 p.m. on Sundays through April 15. Registration to this free program is not required. For more information, go to http://www.getnakedtruth.com.