Wednesday's Calendar

March 08, 2011
  • TODAY TILL APRIL 3: The Broadway hit “Wicked” plays in the Segerstrom Hall at Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $38.75. For more information and showtimes, visit the box office at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, call (714) 556-278, or visit
TODAY TILL APRIL 3: The Broadway hit “Wicked”… (Courtesy Segerstrom…)


'Praying In Her Own Voice'

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, presents the film "Praying In Her Own Voice" at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Social Hall. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit


Philharmonic Society presents violinist Midori at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. The show is at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $64. For more information, visit

'Keeping It Green'

Costa Mesa's Green Task Force hosts a seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. about promoting "keeping it green at school," at the Neighborhood Community Center's Hamilton Room, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, e-mail, call (949) 645-5163 or visit

Poetry At Alta

Alta Coffee House, 506 31 St., Newport Beach, hosts a poetry reading featuring the Greenberg Girls — Lily, 12, and Avalon, 9 — and Greg Patrick. The free event starts at 8 p.m. For more information, call (949) 675-0233.


Speak Up Newport Meeting

The next Speak Up Newport monthly meeting is at 6 p.m. at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive. The topic will be about volunteering for the city. The meeting is free and no reservations are necessary. For more information, call (949) 224-2266.

Connect With Grandparents

Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit organization that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit

Newport Networking Roundtable

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its Newport Networking Roundtable lunch from noon to 2 p.m. at Radisson Hotel, 4545 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. Bring your business cards and marketing pieces to display. Tickets are $30 for members at the door and $35 for non-members. For more information, call (949) 729-4411.


'As You Like It'

Orange Coast College's drama department presents Shakespeare's "As You Like It" in the Drama Lab Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. For showtimes and tickets, visit


Cake Store Opening

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