Corona del Mar Residents Assn.
The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., CdM. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. City Engineer Robert Stein will talk about the status of the upper and lower Buck Gully projects. For more information , visit http://www.cdmra.org or call (949) 719-9390.
Embracing Diversity at OCC
Orange Coast College will present International and Multicultural Awareness Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the campus quad, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. At 1 p.m., faculty members and students will meet in the Student Center Lounge to talk about the value of cultural understanding in a global world.
Holocaust Remembrance Day
The Bowers Museum and Orange County Public Libraries present a lecture by Laura Hillman, an author and Holocaust survivor who was one of the Jews helped by Oskar Schindler. The lecture, followed by a book signing, is at 1:30 p.m. in the Norma Kershaw Auditorium at Bowers, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana.
UC Irvine's Music Department at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the Humanities Department of Jewish Studies and the OREL Foundation present a lecture by OREL's Bob Elias on the music of Theresienstadt, the Nazis' "model ghetto." The lecture is at 8 p.m. at the School of the Arts' Winifred Smith Hall. For more information, go to music.arts.uci.edu.
THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY
Newport Boat Show
The 39th annual Newport Boat Show takes place at Lido Marina Village on the Balboa Peninsula. For more information, go to http://www.newportinwater
TILL APRIL 29
'The Prince of Atlantis'
The world premiere of "The Prince of Atlantis," by Steven Drukman, will take place on the Segerstrom Stage at South Coast Repertory Theatre, 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.scr.org.
TILL APRIL 30
Supermarket Easter Seals Campaign
Throughout April, the Vons and Pavilions markets in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach will give shoppers the check-out option of making a donation to the seventh annual April Charity Campaign for Easter Seals Disability Services. Vons stores in Costa Mesa are located at 185 E. 17th St., and 2701-B Harbor Blvd. There are four Pavilions stores in Newport Beach: at 2660 San Miguel Drive, 3433 Via Lido Drive, 1000 Bayside Drive and 21181 Newport Coast Drive.
TILL MAY 6
South Coast Repertory presents the musical drama "Cloudlands," based on the book by Octavio Solis. The performances will be at the Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
Brett Rubbico Gallery in Newport Beach hosts an exhibit, "Ray Friesz (1930-2007) Thought Out." The gallery is at 361 Old Newport Blvd. For more information, go to brettrubbicogallery.com.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant. A dessert reception will follow at 7 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
Flashback Heart Attack
Flashback Heart Attack, an 1980s KROQ cover band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only and cover is $5. For more information, visit http://www.flashbackheartattack.com.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents author Alexandra Fuller, who will speak on her latest book, "Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness," at the Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. The event starts at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $55 per person for Friday's program and $35 for Saturday. For more information, visit http://www.nbplfoundation.org or call (949) 548-2411.
FRIDAY TILL MAY 4
OCC Spring Plant Sale
Orange Coast College will have a spring plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays in the Horticulture Garden Nursery, near the Adams parking lot. For more information, go to http://www.occhorticulture.com.
'1 in 91' Benefit Art Auction
A.skate Foundation's third annual "1 in 91" Art Show, an art auction to raise funds for kids with autism, is from 6 to 9 p.m. at The ARTery Gallery at the LAB, 2930 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa. The event is being supported by Ambig Clothing, Vans, Skateboarder Magazine and VitaminWater. Presale tickets cost $10, and $15 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.askate.org/1in91.
Cirque de Bat Yahm
Temple Bat Yahm will transform into a spectacle of light, sight and sound with a Cirque du Soleil-themed fundraiser, including a live performance with special appearances by the temple's clergy. The evening will include gourmet food, live auction and opportunities to buy fine wines. The festivities start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $118. For more information, visit http://www.tby.org.
Pavel Haas Quartet
The Pavel Haas Quartet performs at 8 p.m. at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. Tickets start at $60. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
OCC Original Play Festival
The Orange Coast College Repertory will present seven original short plays, including ones written by OCC students. Shows will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the shows at OCC's Drama Studio Lab Theatre is free. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.