talk about acquisitions, their care and the kinds of items in the
library. A docent will lead a tour of the estate followed by lunch.
Information: (949) 645-9922, http://newcomers- newportbeach.org
The Newport Nautical Museum and the Newport Beach Public Library
will host Story Time at Pirates Cove for children 2- to 4-years-old
from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at the museum, 151 E. Coast Highway,
Newport Beach. Information: (949) 673-7863.
South Coast Plaza, in collaboration with Aston Martin, Jaguar,
Land Rover and Volvo, will present "Luxury by Design," a celebration
of luxury brands. The event will be held throughout the shopping
center, Oct. 16 through Oct. 19. For more information, telephone
(800) 782-8888 or visit http://www.southcoastplaza.com.
The sixth annual Fire & Lifeguard Appreciation Beach Party will
begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. The beach
bash will feature live music, a gourmet barbecue dinner and a no-host
bar. There will also be an awards ceremony honoring several service
people. The cost to attend is $30 per person or $350 for a table of
10. The resort is at 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach.
Bunni Tobias will present "Simple Sanity for Parents" at 7 p.m. in
the Friends Meeting Room at the Newport Beach Public Library.
Information: (949) 717-3800.
Girls Inc. of Orange County, which is in Costa Mesa, will honor
Rosemary Turner, the South California district vice president for
delivery company UPS, as their 2003 Strong, Smart and Bold Woman. The
luncheon will be held at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. Tables and
sponsorships are available by calling (949) 646-7181.
The Jr. League of Orange
County's Christmas Company Shopping Extravaganza at the Orange
County Fair and Exposition Center will begin with an opening night
gala from 7 to 11 p.m. Shopping dates will be Oct. 19 to 22. General
admission is $7. Information: http://www.jlocc.org.
Singer and songwriter Donna Summer will sign her new book,
"Ordinary Girl," and her new CD, "Journey," at 1 p.m. at Barnes &
Noble Metro Pointe. Information: (714) 744-1653.