Wednesday's Calendar

March 22, 2011
  • Thursday: Chef Michael Chiarello shares entertaining tips for couples at a special event at NapaStyle at South Coast Plaza. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m.. To reserve a spot, call (714) 825-0445 or e-mail
Thursday: Chef Michael Chiarello shares entertaining…


What Is A 'Tea Party'?

Guest speaker Scott Baugh, chairman of the Orange County GOP, gives a guest speaking engagement at Halecrest Park, 3124 College Ave., Costa Mesa. For reservations, call Tom Pollitt at or call (714) 612-6864.

Film Festival

Orange Coast College will show outdoor adventure films from the annual Banff Film Festival, beginning at 7 p.m. in the campus' Robert B. Moore Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets are $9 in advance, $10 at the door and are available at or REI stores in Tustin and Huntington Beach. For more information, call (714) 432-5880.

'Mega' Business Mixer

Orange County's Largest Mixer is from 5 to 9 p.m. at the O.C. Fair and Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Admission is $20. The eighth annual mixer/exposition is a major local networking event. For more information, visit or call (949) 338-8338.

Weight Loss Seminar


The Weight Loss Empowerment seminar begins at 6 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The seminar is led by Kevin Graham, author of "50 Ways to Lose Your Luggage" and will be held Wednesday nights. Attendees can reserve their seat by e-mailing reservemyseat@weightloss and find more information at

Computer Friends of Oasis

The Oasis Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club that helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Avenue, Corona del Mar. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.


Chinese Exhibitions

Orange Coast College's Doyle Arts Pavilion opens its 2011 spring season with a pair of exhibits featuring Chinese photographers and Chinese brush painting. "Land, Era, People: China's Lishui Photographers" features 110 photographs by six prominent Chinese photographers. "The Art of Ning Yeh" features the artists' brush paintings of horses, flowers and landscapes. For more information, call (714) 432-5102.



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

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