7:29 PM PDT, September 20, 2010
The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking luncheon with a presentation from City Attn. David Hunt from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Five Crowns Restaurant, 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Cost is $25 for members and guests. For more information, call (949) 673-4050.
Meet The Candidates
Central Newport Beach Citizens Assn. will host a Newport Beach City Council Candidates Night at 6:30 p.m. The candidates for Newport Beach City Council will speak at the American Legion on 15th Street on the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach. This event is open to the public.
Tuesday Trivia Night
Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's Pub, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.
Roasted Crab At AnQi
AnQi at South Coast Plaza offers the Crustacean's Famous Roasted Crab each Tuesday. For more information, call (714) 557-5679 or visit http://www.anqirestaurant.com.
Three-Course Beer Dinner
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, offers a three-course beer dinner on Tuesdays. The courses are paired with specialty craft brews and cost $29. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
The new Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center, 600 Town Center Drive. Tickets to see Young Frankenstein start at $15 and are available at http://www.ocpac.org or by calling (714) 556-2787.
TILL OCT. 3
The Vanguard University Department of Theatre Arts presents a musical rendition of Lewis Caroll's classic storybook characters from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass." All shows are presented at the Lyceum Theater, located on the Vanguard University campus off Newport Boulevard. Tickets start at $14 and can be purchased by calling Vanguard University Theatre Department box office at (714) 668-6145.
TILL OCT. 10
The South Coast Repertory presents "Misalliance," by George Bernard Shaw and directed by Martin Benson. For tickets and showtimes, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL OCT. 20
"Photo-Environment," an exhibit of 100 photos from 17 photographers, will be on display at the Orange Coast College's Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For gallery times and more information, visit http://www.occartspavilion.blogspot.com.
The O.C. Substance Abuse Prevention Network is hosting its 21st annual Showcase of Community Resources from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center. The cost is $7 in advance or $15 at the door and features more than 55 agencies serving youth and families in the county. For more information, call (714) 327-1062 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author Karen Casey will sign books and speak from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Latest Thing: 12 Step Bookstore & Gift Shop, 1576 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. Casey has written 22 books and her first book, "Beginning," has sold more than 3 million copies. For more information, call (949) 574-8900.
Caregiver Support Groups
The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. offers caregiver support groups every month. In Costa Mesa, meetings are every third Sunday at 2 p.m. at Silverado Newport-Mesa. For more information, call (949) 631-2212. It also meets every first and third Thursday at 1 p.m. at Harbor Trinity Church in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 593-9630. In Newport Beach, support groups meet at 7 p.m. every first Monday at Our Lady Queen of Angels. For more information, call (949) 640-1750.
Andrea Ristorante at the Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast, will open for lunch, offering an express menu with a three-course meal in 30 minutes. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For more information, call (949) 467-6800.
Men and women interested in walking with a group can join the Newport Mesa Walking Club at 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at Hospital Road and Superior Avenue in Newport Beach. To join, call Loyda at (949) 650-1140.