Newport Beach Public Library offers a hands-on eBook training session from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Library staff will demonstrate Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, iPad and Sony readers and provide personal instruction for downloading free eBooks from the Overdrive site. Customers should bring their own eReading devices to enable downloading directly to their reader. For more information, visit http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org or call (949) 717-3800.
Landlord Rights Workshop
The Fair Housing Foundation is hosting a landlord rights workshop for landlords, property managers, owners and management companies from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. The event is free for those who make reservations at (800) 446-3247, ext. 1104.
UCI Cuts Ribbon On New Building
UC Irvine celebrates the official grand opening of its new green building, the Contemporary Arts Center, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The festivities include music, food and dancing. Park in the Mesa Parking Structure, 4002 Mesa Road, Irvine.
Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Marc Cohn performs at 8 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Tickets are $28 to $38, with $100 for VIP seats. For more information, call (949) 854-4646 or visit http://www.thebarclay.org.
'Across the Sands of Time'
An exhibit of Lebowski Fest poster art by Bill Green is at the Student Project Space, 1st Floor of the Art Center at Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The gallery is open from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and by appointment Fridays. To make an appointment, call (714) 432-5076.
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The Blue Man Group Theatrical Tour stops by at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets for the show start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
'How to Live Longer and Healthier'
Temple Bat Yahm sponsors a lecture by research scientist Rachel Soloff, who will speak at noon at the Kitayama Restaurant, 101 Bayside Place, Newport Beach. Admission is $25 and includes lunch. For more information, call (949) 640-5228 or (949) 644-1999.
Veterans Day Speech
All veterans, active military, their family and friends are invited to hear the Honorable Robert C. Gannon speak at St. John the Baptist Catholic School, 1021 Baker St., Costa Mesa, during a Veterans Day program at 12:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy lunch beforehand, starting at 11:45 a.m. Make reservations with Claire Warner at (714) 557-5060, ext. 205. For more information, visit http://www.vets.sjbschool.net.