Crown Cove MBK Senior Living, 3901 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, will have a happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring live music, tacos and margaritas. For information, call (949) 760-2800.
The Chabad Jewish Center of Newport Beach will screen the documentary film "Killing Kasztner," directed by Gaylen Ross, who will appear for a presentation and Q&A after the 7 p.m. screening. Tickets cost $20 at the door and $15 in advance. For more information, go to JewishNewport.com or call (949) 721-9800.
'Out of Time'
Dancer Colin Dunne, formerly with "Riverdance," will stage the West Coast premiere of his one-man show, "Out of Time," at 8 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For ticket information, go to http://www.thebarclay.org.
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, hosts "Earth Connections," a weekly workshop Wednesdays in November led by Meghan Lockwood for children ages 10 to 13. Parents are expected to stay with students in class. The workshop is restricted to 15 children. Enrollment fee is $50 per child for the five-week session. For more information, call (949) 645-489, ext. 105, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TILL NOV. 20
'The Trip To Bountiful'
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote's "The Trip To Bountiful" comes to the South Coast Repertory's Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
The Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa, presents "Earthlings Beware!" A preview is at 8 p.m. Friday, followed by a gala opening at 8 p.m. Saturday. Shows will be performed at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call (949) 650-5269 or go to http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
TILL JAN. 22
"State of Mind" and "Two Schools of Cool" exhibitions are showing at the Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, go to http://www.ocma.net, or call (949) 759-1122.
Vox Pop Films presents a screening of and discussion about "Patient 13," a documentary film about the search for a cure to Type 1 diabetes. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hoag Hospital's Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center, Building 150, 520 Superior Ave., Newport Beach. For more information, email RSVP@voxpopfilms.tv.
Martha Stewart will prepare a recipe from her new book, "Martha's Entertaining: A Year of Celebrations," at 6 p.m. at Macy's Home Store at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. Seats can be reserved by purchasing copies of the book. To reserve a seat, call (887) 884-3751.
"Metta World Peace," the Los Angeles Laker formerly known as Ron Artest, and CNN's Jane Velez-Mitchell will receive awards for their roles in advocating for children at the Joyful Child Gala from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Fairmont Newport Beach, 4500 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. For tickets, go to http://thejoyfulchild.org/donate.
OCMA Studio Workshop
The Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, presents a painting workshop for beginners to advanced painters from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Artist Deborah Sevett will be the instructor. Bring your own painting supplies (watercolor and acrylic media only). OCMA members pay $20 and non-members pay $25.
Deejay and producer Glenn Morrison performs at Sutra, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show, presented by GIANT Club, also features Kristina Sky and starts at 9 p.m. Cover is free before 10:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY
'To Kill a Mockingbird'
The Vanguard University Department of Theatre Arts stages Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," adapted by Christopher Sergel and directed by Marianne Savell. Shows will be performed at the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard campus, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, call (714) 668-6145, or go to http://www.vanguardtickets.com.
Susan Hoffman will sign copies of her book, "A Precious Bond," from noon till 1:30 p.m. in front of the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
'The Magic School Bus'