Wednesday's Calendar

August 17, 2010
  • TODAY: Sunset Jazz at Newport continues with Byron Stripling at 6 and 7:30 p.m. in the Rose Garden at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel, 900 Newport Center Drive. Stripling has appeared several times at the Orange County Performing Arts Center and on Broadway. For tickets and more information, call (949)759.5003 or visit
TODAY: Sunset Jazz at Newport continues with Byron Stripling… (Daily Pilot )


Chamber Lunch

A group of Costa Mesa Chamber members meets from 11:45 a.m. to

1 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive, to exchange leads. Visitors are welcome. Cost is $17; no reservation is necessary. For more information, call (714) 885-9093 or visit

Emotional Control Meeting

Recovery International, which provides tools and practice in changing thinking habits to gain personal control over distressing emotions like anxiety, depression and anger, holds weekly meetings at

7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Joachim Church Annex, 1943 Orange Ave., Classroom C, Costa Mesa. The meetings are free, but contributions are welcomed to offset costs. For more information, call (949) 548-9669 or visit


'The Odd Couple'

Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" is at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit



The 44th season of Art-A-Fair, which features exhibits from local artists, is at 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. An adult season pass is $7 for one of Southern California's most popular art festivals. For more information, visit

Summer Art Show

Showcase Gallery at South Coast Plaza Village hosts the Summer Art Show, featuring regional artists' paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry and glassworks. Admission is free. For more information, visit


'Chinatown' Exhibit

The Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., hosts an exhibit by photographer Ting-Ting Lee titled "Chinatown." Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.


Back-To-School Drive

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is collecting backpacks, paper, crayons and other school supplies to be donated to at-risk children. Supplies can be dropped off at Edward Jones investment firm, 1525 Mesa Verde Drive E, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 557-1764.


Temple Bat Yahm

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Service tickets are available at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

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