A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange Coast YMCA, 2300 University Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 642-9990, or go to http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com for more information.
Balboa Bay Republican
Balboa Bay Republican Women, Federated meets at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy. The meeting includes lunch and a guest speaker, and the cost is $30 per person. Valet parking is available for $7.
Connect With Grandparents
Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information,
Online Town Hall Meeting
Jim Gray, the former Orange County Superior Court judge and the Libertarian Party's nominee for vice president, takes part in an online town hall meeting, which will also feature Rob Kampia, co-founder and executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, a nonprofit that aims to stop the prohibition of cannabis. The meeting will be broadcast at 6 p.m. on http://www.Vokle.com. The town hall meeting can also be viewed by going to http://www.GaryJohnson2012.com.
Weight Loss Seminar
The Weight Loss Empowerment seminar begins at 6 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The seminar is led by Kevin Graham, author of "50 Ways to Lose Your Luggage" and will be held Wednesday nights. Attendees can reserve their seat by emailing reservemyseat@weightloss
empowerment.com and find more information at http://www.weightloss
Artist Alrik Yuill will host a fundraiser to preserve his 8-foot, 6-inch sculpture "The Girl and The Music" from 6 to 10 p.m. at his Costa Mesa studio, 1981 Placentia Blvd. Attendees can enjoy the work prior to it drying out and decomposing or undergoing the molding and casting process. The event will be held in conjunction with the final hours of his all-or-nothing Kickstarter campaign that closes at 10 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (949) 300-2922, email email@example.com or visit http://www.AlrikYuill.com.
D.A.R.E. Movie Night
The Irvine Police Department's D.A.R.E. unit is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a movie night at 4 p.m. at Bill Barber Park, 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine. For more information, visit on.fb.me/JroFUs .
Anniversary Dinner, Silent Auction
Someone Cares Soup Kitchen hosts its 26th Anniversary Dinner and Silent Auction from 6 to 9 p.m. at 720 W. 19th St. Participating restaurants include the Golden Truffle, the Quiet Woman, Plum's Cafe and Newport Bay Bakers. Tickets are $75 until Wednesday and $100 after that. All the proceeds benefit the Someone Cares Hunger Relief and Tutoring Programs. For more information, call (949) 548-8861 or visit http://www.someonecarskitchen.org to buy tickets.
The Spoken World
The Great Park presents The Spoken World, the finale in a series of Palm Court Arts Happenings, from 6 to 8 p.m. presented in collaboration with Arts Orange County. The Spoken World features Marc Bamuthi Joseph who tells a story of achieving manhood in the United States through the lens of Hip Hop, global travel and urban environmental health through "choreopoetry," a highly theatrical and mesmerizing blend of spoken word and dance movement. Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org.
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Great Park Exercise
The Great Park in Irvine hosts weekly exercise classes on the North Lawn. Admission and parking are free. The complete workout schedule includes health walking at 8 a.m., yoga at 9 a.m., Pilates at 10 a.m. and boot camp at 11 a.m. For more information, go to http://www.ocgp.org or call (866) 829-3829
Yanni comes to Segerstrom
Yanni brings his new live show, "An Evening with Yanni," to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa for a one-night-only concert featuring some of the music from Yanni's most recent album, "Truth of Touch." Tickets are $66 at http://www.SCFTA.org, the box office, or (714) 556-2787. For group discounts for 15 or more, call (714) 755-0236.