Rough Luxe Design
The Environment Showroom at South Coast Plaza hosts a book signing from 6 to 9 p.m. for the illustrated book "Rough Luxe Design." The author, Kahi Lee, will be at the event where cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be available. The Environment showroom is on Level 2 in the Macy's Hose Store Wing. South Coast Plaza is at 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa.
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
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.
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY
'Alice in Wonderland'
The Crossing Church presents a production of "Alice in Wonderland" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The shows will be performed on the auditorium at The Crossing, 2115 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. Presale tickets cost $5 and tickets at the door cost $5 for children and $10 for adults. For more information, visit alicetickets.eventbrite.com.
The 25th anniversary production of "Les Misérables," comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
TILL AUG. 11
Michael Gallagher Exhibit
Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, presents "New Works," an exhibit by artist Michael Gallagher. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment, as well. For more information, call (949) 515-5102.
TILL OCT. 28
Great Park's latest Artist-in-Residence, Costa Mesa resident Andre Woodward and his sculptures, will be at the Artists Studios in the Palm Court Arts Complex from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday. Admission and parking are free. The Orange County Great Park is at Sand Canyon and Marine Way. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org or call (866) 829-3829.
Beginning Writers Workshop
The last session of the Beginning Writers Workshop, presented by the Costa Mesa Library Foundation, is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. Author Jeri Westerson will talk about how to find an agent and keep persisting if you don't succeed immediately. To sign up for the session, visit
foundation.org. Walk-ins are welcome.
Corona del Mar Residents Assn.
The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. For more information on guest speakers, visit http://www.cdmra.org or call (949) 719-9390.
DJ Michael Woods performs at Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $20. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
DJ Jay Scott
DJ Jay Scott will be spinning tunes at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. His performances are at 9 p.m. Thursday and 10 p.m. Friday. For more information, visit http://www.reverbnation.com/djjayscott.
Rock of Ages Tour 2012
Def Leppard and Poison perform at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 8808 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, as part of the Rock of Ages Tour 2012. Tickets start at $29 and the show starts at 7 p.m. For more information, call (949) 855-8095.