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.
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, waives its corkage fee 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.
'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/
Local author to appear at Newport bookstore
Adam Prince, a class of 1993 graduate from Newport Harbor High School, will read from his new collection of short stories, "The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men," as well as sign copies of the book. The event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Lido Village Books, 3424 Via Oporto, Newport Beach.
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.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant and will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999.
FRIDAY TILL SUNDAY
Baker Street Bash
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1015 Baker St., Costa Mesa, presents its Baker Street Bash, a three-day festival themed around Mardi Gras. For more information, visit http://www.sjbfestival.com.
'Junk in the Trunk'
The Costa Mesa Senior Center holds the "Junk in the Trunk" fundraiser. Pancakes and sausages will be available for $5 from 8 a.m. to noon, and the flea market is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is in the parking lot at the Senior Center, 695 W. 19th St. Members pay $10 to reserve a spot and non-members pay $15. For more information, call (949) 645-2356.
Breakfast with Navy SEALs
As part of its Distinguished Speaker program, the Orange County Council of the Navy League of the United States will host a presentation by Navy SEALs assigned to Team Six, the most elite unit in the Navy's special forces wing. The event will follow a full buffet breakfast and social starting at 8:30 a.m., and is at the Costa Mesa Hilton, 3050 Bristol St. Cost to attend is $25 per person. For more information, call (949) 644-6105.
Music & Arts Festival
The second annual Music and Arts Festival is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Heritage Museum, 3101 W. Harvard St., Santa Ana. The program will feature Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen, Toulouse Engelhardt, Conjunto Los Pochos, and other bluegrass and big band sounds. For more information, call (714) 540-0404.
Capital Cities headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Midi Matilda also performs. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.