Fourth Of July Celebration
American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, 215 15th St., Newport Beach, celebrates Fourth of July with festivities that include the Old Glory Boat Parade, food, music and more. A pancake breakfast starts the day from 7 to 11 a.m., barbecue lunch and dinner is from noon to 5 p.m. and the parade starts at 1 p.m. For more information, call (949) 674-5070.
Star Spangled Start
The Center for Spiritual Living Newport-Mesa, 694 E. 19th St., Costa Mesa, presents A Star Spangled Start to the Fourth of July, featuring actors giving speeches by George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Jazz singer Thelma Jones will perform the "Star Spangled Banner" and "America." The event is at 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. For more information, call (714) 754-7399 or visit http://www.cslnm.org.
Singles Dance Party
Kalida's Group Events presents its Red, White and Blue singles party from 8 to midnight at the Radisson Hotel, 4545 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. Tickets are $10. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit http://www.kalida.name.