Thursday's Calendar

March 16, 2011
  • TODAY: Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 N. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, celebrates St. Patrick's Day, with its First Cabin Restaurant offering Irish fare for lunch and dinner and Duke's Place Lounge hosting a concert by The Van Dieman's Band (pictured). The band performs from 5 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (949) 645-5000.
TODAY: Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 N. Coast Hwy.,… (Courtesy Balboa…)


90-Minute Breakfast Boost

The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosts its 90-Minute Breakfast Boost from 7 to 8:45 a.m. at Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive. The guest speaker is Ann Stawicki and the topic is healthcare reform. Cost is $20 at the door, or $15 in advance. For more information, call (714) 885-9090.

Corona del Mar Residents Assn.

The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Newport Beach Country Club. The guest speaker this week is Tom Edwards, a member of the Newport Beach Aviation Committee who will discuss John Wayne Airport issues. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. For more information on guest speakers, visit


Katharine McPhee

Katharine McPhee, a runner-up on "American Idol," performs at 8 p.m. at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The show is part of the Pacific Symphony's Pops Series. Tickets are $25 to $185. For more information, call (714) 755-5799.



'Push Pull'

The Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, presents "Push Pull," an exhibit by artist Michael Gallagher. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment. A closing reception is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (949) 515-5102.



The Broadway hit "Wicked" plays in the Segerstrom Hall in 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

'The Weir'

Conor McPherson's "The Weir" will be staged at South Coast Repertory's Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit


Anglican Christian


Anglican Christians will be gathering for the "Kingdom Conference 2011" at Mariners Church, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine. The conference will have workshops and children's programs. Noted theologian the Rev. Canon Michael Green will be in attendance and giving a speech the following Sunday. Register at For more information, visit

'Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi'

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