Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, will have a college fair featuring recruiters from the University of California, Cal State University and other campuses. The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the OCC Watson Hall Courtyard. The event is free and is also open to high schoolers and members of the community.
Christopher Cox, the former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and ex-Republican congressman, will give a presentation, "Unhealthy Balance Sheets: The New Systemic Risk," at a meeting of the Risk Management Assn. of Orange County. Tickets to the event at the Pacific Club, 4100 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, cost $60 when booked in advance and $70 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.ocrma.org.
Udi Aloni at UCI
Udi Aloni, the Israeli filmmaker, theater director, writer and activist, will talk about Arab-Israeli issues from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 135 at UC Irvine's Humanities Instructional Building. The talk will be free and open to the public.
A panel of experts will talk about the importance of recreation for children's development at Pretend City Children's Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine. The "Power of Play Symposium" is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pretendcity.org.
The Orange County Film Society will present a special advance screening of "Tyrannosaur," followed by a question-and-answer session with actress Olivia Colman at 7:30pm at the Regency Lido Theatre in Newport Beach. Society memberships are available at http://www.OrangeCountyFilmSociety.com.
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Toys for Tots
Christ Lutheran School, 760 Victoria St., Costa Mesa, is collecting Toys for Tots at its front office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
GOP Women's Luncheon
Ann McElhinney, a journalist and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker for "Environmentalism: Enemy of the Poor" at a Newport Harbor Republican Women luncheon. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. Tickets cost $30. For more information, visit http://www.nhrw.org.
Fashion Bloggers' Soirée
The Orange County Fashion Assn. will present a panel of fashion bloggers and writers, including Heather Petrey, Christopher Luu, Sandra Mendoza-Daly and Michelle Tyree, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Hanford Hotel, 3131 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. The style bloggers and writers will talk about how they started their fashion blogs and how they became successful.