Friday's Calendar

June 16, 2011
  • FRIDAY: The Jonathan Adler store at Fashion Island hosts a fundraiser party for the Human Rights Campaign. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m., and 10% of the proceeds from the evening's sale will be donated to the organization. Appetizers will also be provided by Canaletto Ristorante Veneto and customers can enter to win special prizes with each purchase. For more information, call (949) 759-0017.
FRIDAY: The Jonathan Adler store at Fashion Island hosts… (Courtesy Tom Lamb )


Simchat Shabbat Service

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a special Simchat Shabbat, featuring a live performance by the Simcha Band at 6 p.m. in the Sonenshine Sanctuary. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

Jimmy Hopper Show

Jimmy Hopper and his band perform Fridays at the Palm Terrace Lounge at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Seating starts at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Performance and dinner are $65. Hopper and his band will also continue their Saturday performance at the Island Hotel. For more information, call (949) 760-4920.


Pacific Symphony

The Pacific Symphony Pops play music from the "James Bond" films at 8 p.m. each evening in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $25. For more information, call (714) 755-5799 or visit


National Ballet of Cuba


"The Magic of Dance," with the National Ballet of Cuba from Havana, performs in the Segerstrom Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Showtimes vary. For more information, visit or call (714) 556-2787.


Greg Topper

Orange County rock icon Greg Topper performs with his band the first, third and fifth Saturday of each month at Pierce Street Annex, 330 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The free shows are from 5 to 8 p.m. and 21 and older only. This week's show features guitarist Albert Lee, who will join the band for its set. For more information, visit

Pet Adoption

The Newport Beach Retirement Community is hosting "Imagine Your New Best Friend," a pet adoption event from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1455 Superior Ave., Newport Beach.

Picnic and Open House

The city workers of Costa Mesa, their families and city residents are invited to a potluck event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with free hot dogs, games and more at the Halecrest Swim and Tennis Club, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa. No pets are allowed in the park. For more information, call (714) 557-7234 or visit

Retirement Planning

A retirement planning workshop is from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday and June 25, at Orange Coast College's Social Science building, Room 104, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Registration is $59. There is also a second session that meets Tuesday and June 28. To register, call (714) 432-5880 or visit http://www.orangecoastcollege.

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