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FAMILY ASTRONOMY NIGHT
The Environmental Nature Center will host a "Family Astronomy
Night" at 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at 1601 16th St., Newport Beach. The Orange
County Astronomers will fill the parking lot with telescopes and kids
can participate in crafts and activities. The cost is $2.
Information: (949) 645-8489.
MOONLIGHT OVER MAUI
Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary will present its annual fundraiser,
"Moonlight Over Maui," from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Village Crean, 2300 Mesa Drive, Newport Beach. Activities include a Hawaiian
Feast, live Hawaiian music and a live and silent auction. The cost is
$100 per person, $125 after Aug. 17. Information: (949) 673-5854.
CELEBRATION FOR PEACE
A "Celebration for Peace" begins at 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at Newport
Dunes Resort, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. The day's
festivities include live music, guest speakers, games, food, vendors
and beach activities. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for teens and
$3 for children 12 and under. Information: (714) 736-7222.
THE FABULOUS NOMADS
The Balboa Village Business Improvement District will host
"Concerts on the Peninsula," featuring the band The Fabulous Nomads
from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Peninsula Park Gazebo at Main Street
and Oceanfront, Newport Beach. Information: http://www.balboanewport
Pop band Fallen Stars will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at Borders,
1890 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa. (949) 631-8661.
HIROSHIMA AND THE BRAXTON BROTHERS
The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach will host Hiroshima and the
Braxton Brothers as part of its Summer Jazz Series sponsored by 94.7
The Wave, starting at 7:45 p.m. Friday at 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport
Beach. Tickets cost $37.50 (for dinner packages, add $26).
Information: (949) 729-6400, http://www.summer jazzseries.com.
Pop band Yardley will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Borders, 1890
Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa. Information: (949) 631-8661.