Project Management Institute
Paula Campbell, who directed Southern California Edison's SmartConnect initiative, will give a presentation about management practices and that program's success starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Orange County hotel, 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa. For more information or to register, visit http://www.pmi-oc.org.
A tribute to Paul Desmond, by Bruce Babad and vocalist Kate Reid, is at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.
A mini-concert of "Mary Poppins," which runs at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts from July 14 to Aug. 7, will be at 1 p.m. in the Carousel Court of South Coast Plaza.
Speak Up Newport
Speak Up Newport presents a meet-and-greet session with Kimberly Brandt, the Newport Beach community development director, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach. The event is free. For more information, visit http://www.speakupnewport.org or call (949) 224-2266.
THURSDAY TILL AUG. 7
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents "Mary Poppins," the hit musical based on the Disney film. Showtimes vary. Tickets start at $22.50. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org or call (714) 556-2787.
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 http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org or call (949) 650-5269.
The Brett Rubbico Gallery presents a solo exhibition of German landscape and figurative painter Judith Liebe. The gallery is at 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbicogallery.com or call (949) 515-5102.
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