Sunday's Calendar

April 30, 2011
  • MONDAY: ACT Today! hosts a fundraiser luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast. The “Fearless Women Mother's & Daughters Moving Mountains” event brings together mothers and daughters and fundraises for children with autism. The guest speaker is Katherine Schwarzenegger, who will speak about her book. Tickets $150 for adults, $100 for attendees 18 and younger. For more information, visit or call Laura Marroquin at (714) 546-4431.
MONDAY: ACT Today! hosts a fundraiser luncheon from 10:30…


Earth Day Service

St. Mark Presbyterian Church and its Ecophilians Environmental Group host a Earth Day Sunday with special Earth Day worship times services at 9 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach. Following the services, UCI Professor Dr. David Feldman will speak about "The Injustice of Climate Change: Faith, Eco-justice, and Global Environmental Challenges" at 10:45 and 11:45 a.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1341.

Zen Workshop

The Zen Center of Orange County hosts an introduction to Zen workshop at the center from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at 120 E. 18th St., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 722-7818.

Fundraiser Run

The Costa Mesa-based Epilepsy Alliance of Orange County is forming teams to run in the Bank of America /Merrill Lynch Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon event at the Irvine Spectrum. For more information, visit



Boat Show

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

Spring Garden Show

The 22nd annual Southern California Spring Garden is in the Crate & Barrel/Macy's Home Store Wing at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bear St. For more information and hours, visit or call (800) 782-8888.

Playwrights Festival

South Coast Repertory hosts its 14th annual Playwrights Festival. For showtimes and ticket information, call the box office at (714) 708-5555 or visit

'Don Quixote'

Russia's famed Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg will give the Southern California premiere of the company's Don Quixote at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $13.60. For showtimes and more information, visit

'Silent Sky'

South Coast Repertory presents "Silent Sky," a play by Lauren Gunderson about an influential female astronomer's research in the early 1900s. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and ticket information, visit


'Forever Plaid'

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