Saturday's Calendar

November 19, 2010
  • TODAY: The Newport Beach Public Library presents a family concert with Adam Miller, who will be “Singing through History” at 11 a.m. in the Friends Meeting Room at the Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. Miller is one of the premier autoharpists in the world and an American folksinger and storyteller. The concert is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis, limited by room capacity. For more information, call (949) 717-3800, ext. 2 or visit
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Renaud Garcia-Fons

Jazz upright double bass virtuoso Renaud Garcia-Fons performs at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Samueli Theater. Tickets are $49. For showtimes and more information, visit

Tree Lighting

A tree-lighting celebration begins at 6 p.m. in the Neiman Marcus-Bloomingdale's Courtyard at Fashion Island, 401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The free event will include musical performances by students from Orange County's own Musical Theatre University, the arrival of Santa Claus, carolers, jugglers and magicians.

Lemon Drop Dance Club

Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Wyndham Hotel, 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa. A free Italian buffet will be served from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and a free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit


Choral Vocal Showcase

Orange Coast College's Chamber Singers and Chorale present a fall choral vocal showcase at 8 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Eliza Rubenstein, OCC choral director, will lead the singers in Bela Bartok's colorful "Slovak Folk Songs," Lili Boulanger's powerful "Hymn to the Sun" and Gaetano Donizetti's beautiful "Ave Maria." Tickets are $10. For more information, call (714) 432-5880 or visit

Holiday Boutique

The fifth annual Holiday Boutique, presented by Lil' Lighthouse Pre-School, is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Lighthouse Coastal Community Church, 301 Magnolia St., Costa Mesa. Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase playground and classroom equipment and to support the school's scholarship fund. The boutique features specialty vendors offering a variety of unique gift items, refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call (949) 836-3965.

Torah Study

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach holds its weekly Torah Study from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the TBY Library, followed by the Saturday Shabbat Service at 10:40 a.m. in the Morgan Chapel. Guests are welcome and childcare is available. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit


'Mozart & Beethoven'

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