Author Katie Arnoldi
The Newport Beach Library Foundation's Library Live program hosts Katie Arnoldi, author of "Point Dume," for a lecture and Q&A at 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue. A book signing will follow at 8 p.m.. Suggested donation is $10 at the door. For more information, call (949) 548-2411.
Royal Wedding Event
Von Hemert Interiors, 1595 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, hosts its own take from 6 to 9 p.m. on the British much-hyped wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton). RSVPs are required. For information, call (949) 642-2050 or visit http://www.vonhemertinteriors.com.
THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY
The 38th Annual Newport Boat Show, featuring a diverse selection of new and previously owned boats, is open daily at Lido Marina Village, 3420 Via Oporto in Newport Beach. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults and free for children 12 and younger. For more information, call (949) 757-5959 or visit newportinwaterboatshow.com.