Retired Teachers' Meeting
The Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers-Retired chapter will hold its winter general meeting and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mimi's Cafe, 1835 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. New members are welcome.
Six Members, Five Minutes Each
Six members of the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce will each give a five-minute presentation about their business during a chamber luncheon at noon at the Five Crowns, 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Reservations for this event, which costs $25 for chamber members and $30 for guests, are required. For more information, call (949) 673-4050 or email admin@Cdmchamber.com.
Chef Cathy Pavlos, of Lucca Café in Irvine, will give a cooking demonstration at 7 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Newport Beach Public Library's Central branch, 1000 Avocado Ave. The event is part of the library's What's Cooking at the Library program. The cost is $20 per person, which covers food. Registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org.
Rock band The Spell performs Tuesdays in February at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free 21-and-older show starts at 10 p.m. For more information, http://www.lacaverestaurant.com.
The new Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, at Harbor Boulevard and Gisler Avenue in Costa Mesa, will open for its first day of business at 10 a.m.
'Crime Trends Targeting Seniors'
Andi Querry, a crime prevention specialist with the Newport Beach Police Department, will be about "Crime trends targeting seniors," during the February meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, which starts at 11 a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church, 1000 Bison St.
Geena Davis and Co.
Actress Geena Davis, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen, Rep. Linda Sanchez, state Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens and Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner will speak in support of the California Commission on the Status of Women at a reception in Newport Beach. A VIP reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., followed by a general reception at 6:30 p.m. The receptions will take place at the Newport Beach Fairmont Hotel, 4500 MacArthur Blvd. For more information, go to http://www.women.ca.gov.
'The New Hollywood'
The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents "The New Hollywood with Robert Kline." Kline, a producer, director and ex-studio head, will talk about this year's Oscar nominations. His presentation will include a feature on George Clooney. General admission tickets cost $20 (Foundation members pay $15). The program is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Newport Beach central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. For tickets, go to http://www.nbplfoundation.org or call (949) 548-2411.
Newport Harbor Republican Women