Newport Beach Relay for Life
The 11th annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Newport beach kicks off at 9 a.m. at Newport Harbor High School, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. A Luminaria Ceremony in honor of cancer survivors and in memory of those who have died of cancer will happen after sundown. Luminarias can be purchased for $10 until 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.RelayForLife.org/
Team Hope Walk
Huntington's Disease Society of America will stage its 10th annual Orange County Team Hope Walk on the campus of UC Irvine. Registration for the walk opens at 8 p.m. and the event begins at 9 a.m. To sign up, visit http://www.HDhope.org.
Neighborhood Garage Sale
About 150 homes are expected to participate in the 20th annual Mesa Verde Neighborhood Garage Sale in Costa Mesa, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.torellirealty.com or call (714) 540-7355.
New Yorker Magazine columnist Ken Auletta will be the guest speaker at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., talking about his new book "Googled: The End of the World As We Know It." The event will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, with tickets costing $35 per person. For more information, call (949) 548-2411 or visit http://www.nbplfoundation.org.
Meet the Artists
Engard Arts presents a meet the artists event, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Heller Chiropractic Spa, 2900 Bristol St., C-105, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 557-9454.
Harmony and Hoops
Penny Marshall, Master P, Sam Cassell and other stars are scheduled to appear in the Harmony and Hoops Celebrity Basketball Game, which will local nonprofits. The event starts at 5 p.m. at the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine. For more information, go to http://www.harmonyandhoops.com.
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'Snow Angel' at SCR
'South Coast Repertory's Teen Players presents "Snow Angel," written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Hisa Tikakuwa. SCR is at 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org or call (714) 708-5555.
The 18th annual Balboa Island Artwalk is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. along South Bayfront. As many as 90 artists will be exhibiting their work and there will be four live music stages. For more information, visit http://www.balboaislandartwalk.info.
O.C. Arthritis Walk
The Orange County Arthritis Walk kicks off at 9 a.m. from Aldrich Park on the UC Irvine campus, 4199 Bison Ave., Irvine. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.ocarthritiswalk.org.
Fundraiser for American
Kathryn Smith, a Costa Mesa resident, along with Betty and David Comegys — and the San Diego Padres and American Cancer Society acting as a third party — are organizing an event at Sunday's Angels-Padres game at Petco Park in San Diego to benefit the ACS. The group has reserved the top floor of the Western Metal Supply Co. building near the left-field foul pole at Petco. The party starts at 12:05 p.m., followed by the game at 1:05 p.m. Tickets for the event cost $110 each. Mail your check to: Kathryn Smith, 3374 Corte Cassis, Costa Mesa. For more information, call her at (714) 435-1743 or (704) 516-8081, or email her at email@example.com.
The 2012 Israel Expo — Orange County's largest celebration of Israel, sponsored by the Jewish Federation and & Family Services — is from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Tarbut V'Torah campus, 1 Federation Way, Irvine. The event features an interfaith prayer for peace at 3 p.m. with Jewish and Christian clerics and a peace concert featuring the Israeli peace activist Liel Kolet. For more information, visit http://www.IsraelExpo.org.
Preserving Your Heirlooms
The Costa Mesa Historical Society presents Hal Horrocks, a local resident and genealogist, who will talk about how to preserve your family's heirlooms. Admission is free to the program, which starts at 2:30 p.m. at 1870 Anaheim Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, visit http://www.costamesahistory.org.
Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) will be the speaker at a monthly meeting of the Corona del Mar Republican Assembly. The event begins at 5 p.m. at Coco's Restaurant, 3446 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Cost is $20. For more information, call (949) 378-8944.
Watch Solar Eclipse from UCI Observatory
Sunday night's solar eclipse can be viewed at UC Irvine Observatory from 5:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, go to http://www.physics.uci.edu.