Wednesday's Calendar

August 24, 2010
  • TODAY: Sunset Jazz concludes with the Dena Derose Trio (pictured) and trombonist Dan Barrett, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Newport Marriot Hotel and Spa in the Rose Garden. For tickets and more information, call (949) 759-5003.
TODAY: Sunset Jazz concludes with the Dena Derose Trio… (Courtesy Art Pazornik,…)


Charity Concert

A concert by Griffith Clawson, a 14-year-old Newport Coast resident, will begin at 5 p.m. at the Port Restaurant and Bar, 440 Heliotrope Ave, Corona del Mar. The concert is to benefit Orangewood Children's Foundation. Tickets will be sold at the door for $20.

Sailing Club

The Oasis Sailing Club meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library. New members are welcome. For more information, visit

Computer Friends of Oasis

The Oasis Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club that helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.

Artist Workshops

Pierside Gallery, 327 Marine Ave., Newport Beach, offers Artist Workshops for adults and young students on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The two-hour sessions are taught by Disney artist Margie Tabor Zuliani and are $45 each. For more information, call (949) 675-5225.


Free Tour Of OCPAC

The Orange County Performing Arts Center's docents will lead free public tours of the center's concert halls, including Segerstrom Hall, the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and Samueli Theater. The behind-the-scenes tours are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. For more information, call (714) 556-2122, ext. 4246.

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


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