Wednesday's Calendar


Fourth of July Boat Parade

The American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 will stage its annual Fourth of July Boat Parade, starting at 1 p.m. The day will begin with a $10 pancake breakfast at Post 291, 215 E. 15th St. on the Balboa Peninsula. For more information, call (949) 673-5070 or visit

Bike Parade and Community Festival

The city of Newport Beach presents its second annual Newport Peninsula Bike Parade and Community Festival at 9 a.m. on Balboa Boulevard and the 38th Street Park.

Independence Day Family Celebration

The city of Newport Beach and Mariners Elementary School are co-hosting the 40th annual Independence Day Family Celebration at Mariners Park, 1300 Irvine Ave. The event kicks off with a bike parade at 10:30 a.m.

Fourth of July Brunch

Sol Cocina will have a special brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring $10 bottomless mimosas. SOL Cocina is at 251 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-9800 or visit

Commonwealth Fourth on the Bay

The Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, will be open from noon to 8 p.m. for the Fourth of July. Fireworks can be seen from patio. For reservations, call at (714) 323-5636.

Fourth of July at Newport Dunes

Among a slate of Fourth of July-related activities, The Bangles will perform a concert at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina, followed by a star-spangled fireworks show at 9 p.m. Newport Dunes is at 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, visit


'The Taming of the Shrew'

The American Coast Theater Co. presents its production of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew," at Vanguard University's Lyceum Theater, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Performances will be given at 2 and 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $15 to $20. To buy tickets, call (714) 619-6424 or visit


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.


'Jack Goldstein X 10,000'

The Orange County Museum of Art presents its "Jack Goldstein X 10,000" show. OCMA, at 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays. The museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. For more information, visit



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 or call (866) 829-3829.


Food Truck Wars

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, will have food trucks and a beer garden, starting at 3 p.m. A food truck competition will take place at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit

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


Summatime LUAU

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, hosts its Summatime Luau, featuring hula dancers, paddle boards, food, live music and more. The Los Angeles-based rock band Oedipus headlines the event, which is from 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit

'Shabbat Under The Stars'

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, will hold outdoor Shabbat services on Friday nights in July. A wine and cheese reception will take place at 5:30 p.m., followed by an outdoor Shabbat service at 6 p.m. in the Warsaw Family Amphitheater. A Shabbat barbecue will follow at 7:15 p.m. For more information or to reserve a spot for dinner, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs at 8 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. Tickets cost $33, $38 and $45. For more information, visit

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