Relay For Life Reception
The Newport Beach Relay For Life is having a 10th birthday celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. aboard the Wild Goose, a Hornblower Cruise ship, which will be docked at 2431 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach.
Justin Grennan performs at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
'Historical Perspective Of Peace And Nonviolence'
Bernard LaFayette, Jr., a civil rights activist and educator, gives a lecture at Orange Coast College as part of the school's Distinguished Speaker Series. The 11:30 a.m. event is in Fine Arts 116. LaFayette, who served on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s staff in the 1960s, will speak on the "Historical Perspective of Peace and Nonviolence." Admission is free.
Lt. Louis Zamperini, who is the subject of Laura Hillenbrand's New York Times bestselling book "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption," will have a book signing from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cannery Restaurant, 3010 Lafayette Road, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 566-0060.
DJ Babycourt performs at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show is 21 and older and starts at 10 p.m.
Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, hosts a singer-songwriter showcase from 8 to 11 p.m. The open mic event is hosted by Kerry Chester. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
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Cathedrals Of Sound
The Pacific Symphony presents Cathedrals of Sound, featuring organist Paul Jacobs and the Norbertine Fathers from St. Michael's Abbey. The shows start at 8 p.m. at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.org.
DJ Ron Sleazy