Editor's note: This removes the Island Hotel mid-week specials, which are no longer offered, according to a hotel spokeswoman.
O.C. Music Awards Showcase
The first showcase for the O.C. Music Awards is at 7:30 p.m. at Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Preacher's Son, Semi Sweet, The Colourist, The Sweetwells and The New Limb perform. The show is free and 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.detroitbar.com.
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a Blood Drive to benefit the American Red Cross from 1 to 7 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org or call (949) 644-1999. All participants will receive a coupon for Daphne's Greek Café and a voucher for two tickets to a Los Angeles Clippers game.
Caregiver Support Groups
The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer's Assn. offers caregiver support groups every month. In Costa Mesa, meetings are every third Sunday at 2 p.m. at Silverado Newport-Mesa. For more information, call (949) 631-2212. It also meets every first and third Thursday at 1 p.m. at Harbor Trinity Church in Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 593-9630. In Newport Beach, support groups meet at 7 p.m. every first Monday at Our Lady Queen of Angels. For more information, call (949) 640-1750.