Goodwill of Orange County and the city of Newport Beach will have a free electronic waste collection, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the city's Corporation Yard, 592 Superior Ave., Newport Beach. Items that can be disposed of include laptops, personal computers, mobile phones and other consumer electronics.
The Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, will put on its Peddler's Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. As many as 90 vendors will be selling everything from flea market and rummage sale items to antiques and collectibles. Piecemakers Teachers will also be demonstrating their craft work. Admission and parking are free. For more information, go to http://www.piecemakers.com.
Divorce Seminar for Women
The Women's Institute for Financial Education will present a free seminar, "What Women Need to Know About Divorce in the Current Economy," from 8:30 a.m. to
noon, at Merrill Lynch, 4695 MacArthur Court, Suite 1500, Newport Beach.
'Saturday Academy in Dance'
The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine will present a "Saturday Academy in Dance," a day-long program open to middle and high school students, parents, teachers and instructors. The day will include dance classes in tap, modern, jazz and ballet, a demonstration in the hi-tech Motion Capture Lab, a panel discussion and lunch. Tickets for the program, which will go from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the William Gillespie Performance Studio 1100 at UCI's Claire Trevor School, cost $30 per person. For more information, visit http://www.arts.uci.edu/artsoutreach.
Home Buying 101
Kinecta Federal Credit Union will present a free mortgage workshop on buying REO and foreclosed properties, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Kinecta Orange County Mortgage Center, 4041 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Newport Beach. Walk-ins are welcome.
The Costa Mesa Sanitary District will offer a free composting workshop at 11 a.m. at Fairview Park, 2501 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 646-8400.
Santa Ana Air Base Reunion
Orange Coast College's Student Center will be the venue for a 70th anniversary celebration of the former Santa Ana Army Air Base. Military personnel who served at the SAAAB during World War II will be taking part in the annual reunion at OCC. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The price of admission is $25 and includes lunch and free parking. For more information, call (714) 432-5707.
Lee-Loucks Piano Duo
Concert Pianist and artist-in-residence Kevin Kwan Loucks and piano soloist Jodie Lee will perform a "Four-Hand Extravaganza," featuring elements of music by Mozart and Dvorak, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. The shows are at 2 and 5 p.m. For more information, go to http://www.ocgp.org or call (866) 829-3829.
Gay Men's Chorus Gala
The Orange County Gay Men's Chorus will throw its annual gala fundraiser at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. A VIP reception will take place at 5:30 p.m., followed by a dinner at 7 p.m. The program includes entertainment and a live and silent auction. For more information, go to MenAliveChorus.org or call (866)MEN ALIVE (636-2548).
The Costa Mesa-based Childs-pace Foundation — a nonprofit that provides after-school programs for children in Costa Mesa, Buena Park and Anaheim — holds its gala fundraiser. The event is from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave, Yorba Linda. Tickets to the gala, which will include a dinner and silent auction/raffle, cost $100. For more information, call (714) 557-7777.
Lecture By New Testament Scholar
Amy Jill Levine, a leading Jewish scholar of the New Testament and author of "The Jewish Annotated New Testament," will give a talk at 7 p.m. at Christ Our Redeemer AME Church, 46 Maxwell , Irvine. General admission tickets cost $18. For more information, call (949) 682-4040.
'Pack of Lies'
The Newport Beach Arts Foundation and Newport Theatre Arts Center will present a special performance of the play "Pack of Lies," to benefit the foundation's mission of providing art in public spaces. The show at NTAC, 2501 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach, starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $40 per person. For more information, call (949) 645-1203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DJ Fred Falke performs at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Bag Raiders also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $20. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.