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Wednesday’s Calendar


‘Do the Right’

Woody’s Wharf and friends will host “Do the Right,” an auction in memory of Kirk Howe to benefit Jenny and Jillian Howe, at 6:30 p.m. at 2318 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Twenty percent of Woody’s Wharf proceeds and 100% of auction sales will help with the Howes’ medical bills and Jillian Howe’s education. You can also help out by going to




Documentary Screening

“Mother India: Life Through the Eyes of the Orphan” will screen at 7 p.m. Wednesday at RockHarbor Church, 345 Fischer Ave., Costa Mesa, and at 7 p.m. Friday at Newport Mesa Church, 2599 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. The film follows 25 orphans living as a family along the railway in southern India. For more information and free tickets, visit



‘Dames of the Sea’

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts brings “Dames of the Sea” to the stage at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $18 for seniors and $11 for children younger than 17 and UCI students with ID at the Arts Box Office, (949) 824-2787 or


Veterans Courtyard of Honor

Vanguard University, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, dedicates its Veterans Courtyard of Honor with special guest Ret. Adm. Vernon E. Clark at 4:30 p.m. A VIP reception is from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The courtyard is a symbol of gratitude to those who have served in the military.


Improvinitus, a troupe of college students who perform improv comedy, performs at 8:30 p.m. at Starlight Theatre Company, 1125-A Victoria St., Costa Mesa. Tickets for “Laughter is Contagious” cost $5. For more information, visit

Sander Van Doorn


DJ Sander Van Doorn performs at Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets start at $20 for general admission. For more information, visit


Peter Cetera

Pacific Symphony, as part of its Pops Series, presents Chicago singer Peter Cetera in concert 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


Remembering Professor Rowland

UC Irvine dedicates the Rowland Hall Exhibit, highlighting the life and work of Professor F. Sherwood Rowland, starting at 1 p.m. with a lecture by Professor Donald R. Blake in the Student Center, Pacific Ballroom D, A311 Student Center, Irvine. A reception and toast follows at 3 p.m. at the entrance to Rowland Hall. For more information, visit



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


District Dance Festival

Come see Orchesis, Intermediate Dance and a few special guest performers at this year’s District Dance Festival at 7 p.m. at Newport Harbor High School’s Loats Theater, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Tickets are $12 presale and $15 at the door. Tickets may be bought in the quad during break and lunch through Friday.


Alex’s Lemonade Stand

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Irvine Spectrum, 71 Fortune Drive, Irvine, hosts Alex’s Lemonade Stand in memory of John Taggart. The stand in Carousel Court will offer lemonade, fresh baked goods and a complimentary carousel ride. For more information, call (949) 753-5180.

Surrealist Art Exhibition

Anne’s Boutique Wines, 270 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, presents the Surrealist Art Exhibition throughout the month of June. An artists’ reception is from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, featuring a wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. For more information, call (949) 631-6627.

Clambake Fundraiser

Children’s Bureau, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit, hosts a Clambake from 6 to 10 p.m. at Oak Creek Golf Club, 1 Golf Club Drive, Irvine. Tickets for the Clambake, a semi-casual event featuring inspired cuisine, a live auction and dancing, are $250 per person. Register at All of the net proceeds raised from the evening go toward Children’s Bureau prevention programs.

Lemondrop Dance Club

Newport Beach-based Lemondrop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and up, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Newport Beach Elks Lodge Ballroom, 3456 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. Tickets are $15 and no membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600.