Sunday's Calendar

February 19, 2011
  • TODAY: Headshine performs an acoustic set at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show is from 3 to 7 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
TODAY: Headshine performs an acoustic set at Commonwealth… (KENT TREPTOW, Daily…)


Backyard Bird Count

Birders old and new are invited to the annual Great Backyard Bird Count in between church services, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to noon, at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach. Local artist Chip Fesko will also have his water colors on display. For more information, visit or call (949) 644-1341.

Forensics Experts To Speak

Four Orange County will be speaking about their crime-solving techniques at 2:30 p.m. at the Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine. The event is free. For more information, e-mail

Tuskegee Airman Book Signing

Lyon Air Museum at John Wayne Airport hosts a book signing by Lt. col. Alexander Jefferson. The event is from noon to 2 p.m. The 90-year-old retired U.S. Air Force officer will sign copies of his book "Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: The Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW." For more information, call (714) 210-4585 or visit



'The Who's Tommy'

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Founders Hall presents the Chance Theater Production of "The Who's Tommy." Tickets start at $35. For more information, visit

'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

The iconic Shakespeare play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," plays at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, visit or call (714) 708-5555.

Helmut Lang Trunk Show

Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island hosts a Helmut Lang Trunk Show, showing off its 2011 Spring Collection. For more information, call (949) 759-1900.

Newport Beach Jazz Party

The city hosts "Right Down the Middle and Straight Ahead," the 11th annual Newport Beach Jazz Party at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For tickets and a listing of showtimes, call (949) 759-5003 or visit


Cocoa Lounge Dessert Buffet

The Palm Terrace's Cocoa Lounge Desert Buffet runs Tuesday through Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The buffet — which is $18 per person, tax and tip not included — features a variety of desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Michael Owens. Admission is free with a two- or more-course dinner at Palm Terrace restaurant.


'The Book of Liz'

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