Sunday's Calendar

August 28, 2010
  • MONDAY: Los Angeles-based indie rock band Italian Japanese is among the bands that will join Rye Douglas & The Echo Sounding's final Monday residency show at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit
MONDAY: Los Angeles-based indie rock band Italian Japanese…


AAUW Membership Mixer

AAUW Newport-Mesa-Irvine Branch, an organization devoted to breaking down barriers for women and girls, hosts an annual membership mixer from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-4576.

Chili Cook-Off

The sixth annual Halecrest/ Hall of Fame Chili Cook-off is from noon to 4 p.m. at Halecrest Park, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa. The free event will have a chili cook-off, vendors and activities for children.

Torah Celebration

A special Torah Celebration, marking the completion of a new Torah, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. Guests are welcome to join the festivities. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 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 or call (949) 494-4514.

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, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

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