'The Inside Edge — A Breakfast Forum'
Jonathan R.T. Lakey, the featured speaker at Wednesday morning's "The Inside Edge" program, will be talking about the search for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes. Tickets for first-time guests cost $25. The breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m., followed by the meeting at 7 a.m. The event is at the University Club at UC Irvine, 801 E. Peltason Drive, Irvine. To make a reservation, visit http://www.insideedge.org.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Orange Coast College Friends of the Library presents OCC's "Wild and Scenic Film Festival," which starts at 7 p.m. with screenings in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Advance tickets cost $10; tickets at the door are $12. To buy tickets online, visit http://www.occtickets.com.
The Women of TBY
The Women of Temple Bat Yahm will hold its monthly women only discussion with Rabbi Rayna Gevurts. The event starts at 7 p.m. in the Margolis Youth Lounge at TBY, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. For information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
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.
Yoga in Nature
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, offers a series of Yoga in Nature classes, for beginner and intermediate students. The classes are from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays in May. ENC members pay $5 per class, while non-members pay a $6 drop-in fee.
'Green Tie Exhibit'
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, has opened an art show featuring mixed media, sculpture and photography. Art pieces from the show will be auctioned off June 2 at a "Green Tie Affair" auction, with proceeds going to the ENC. The exhibit can be viewed by the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information, call (949) 645-8489.
Mariners Church, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine, presents a series of classes on co-parenting, led by Elizabeth Bader, founder of Positive Co-Parenting. The classes are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays in May, and a day-long session will be given from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2. There is a $49 fee to sign up and child care for Thursday night classes is available for an extra $30. For more information, visit http://www.marinerschurch.org/
TILL JUNE 10
'Jane of the Jungle'
South Coast Repertory's Theatre for Young Audiences presents "Jane of Jungle." The shows are at the Julianne Argyros Stage at SCR, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org or call (714) 708-5555.
Athletic Awards Breakfast
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the 51st annual Athletic Awards Breakfast. Newport Harbor High alum and two-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor will be the special guest speaker. The awards breakfast — held at the Balboa Pavilion, 400 Main St., Newport Beach — begins at 7:15 a.m. Individual tickets cost $40. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeach.com.
Eco Night at Davis
Davis Magnet School, 1050 Arlington Drive, Costa Mesa, holds its second Ecology Night of the school year from 6 to 8 p.m.. The event is open to anyone in the community.
Hip-Hop at Detroit Bar
Hip-hop acts Epademik, Siccness, Kadillak Kaz, Akoma and OG Cuicide perform at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, 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.
THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY
The Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. The shows are at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.
The Newport Harbor High School Sailor Jazz Band presents a Jazz Picnic Under the Bell Tower from 6 to 8 p.m. on the lawn under the school's bell tower, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. The concert is free.