Sunday's Calendar

June 25, 2011
  • SUNDAY: The Baroque Music Festival in Corona del Mar marks its 31st season with “Handel in Italy,” a gala concert featuring choral and instrumental music. Violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock (pictured) highlights the list of performers. The show starts at 4 p.m. at Newport Harbor Lutheran Church, 798 Dover Drive. Tickets are $35 to $105. For more information, visit
SUNDAY: The Baroque Music Festival in Corona del Mar marks… (Courtesy Caroline…)


Concerts in the Park

The Showcase Singers perform at 6 p.m. at Grant Howald Park, 3000 Fifth Ave., Corona del Mar. The free performance is part of Concerts in the Park, presented by the Newport Beach City Arts Commission. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.

Church Car Wash

A car wash to help a church youth group's mission to aid a Shoshone reservation in Idaho starts at 11 a.m. at the Mesa Verde United Methodist church, 1701 Baker St., Costa Mesa. The church is asking for $5 donations or $7 to clean larger vehicles. There will also be a drawing. For more information, call (714) 979-8234.

Golf Autism Benefit

National Hockey League players and others will be participating in the Getzlaf Golf Shootout at the Pelican Hill Golf Club, 22701 South Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast. The event starts at 9 a.m. The event benefits Talk About Curing Autism and is named after Anaheim Ducks player Ryan Getzlaf. For more information and to register, visit



'Mamma Mia!'

The hit musical "Mamma Mia!," based on songs by ABBA, returns to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The shows are at Segerstrom Hall and tickets start at $23.75. For more information, call (714) 556-2787 or visit


'The California Years'

Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., presents a photo exhibit by renowned photographer Jerry Muller. The exhibit, "The California Years: The 1960s and Beyond," is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (949) 540-5681.


'Sea Level'

Southern California Art Projects and Exhibitions (scape), 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, hosts "Sea Level," featuring new paintings by Danny Galieote. Other artists included are James David Thomas, Wolfgang Bloch and Brad Howe. For gallery hours and more information, call (949) 723-3406 or visit


'Steel Magnolias'

The Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., Costa Mesa, presents "Steel Magnolias," described as "the quintessential story of friendship and trust." For other showtimes and ticket information, visit or call (949) 650-5269.


Judith Liebe

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