Wednesday's Calendar

September 06, 2011
  • WEDNESDAY: The Jeff Hamilton Trio with James Morrison performs shows at 6 and 7:30 p.m. at Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive. Ticket price options are $15, $20 and $30.
WEDNESDAY: The Jeff Hamilton Trio with James Morrison… (Daily Pilot )


International Literacy Day

The Newport Beach Public Library's Literacy Services marks International Literacy Day, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Friends Meeting Room, Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The public is invited. For more information, call (949) 717-3874.

Chamber Networking Luncheon

The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly networking luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members pay $17 and potential members pay $20. Call (714) 885-9093 for more information.

Newcomers Club of Newport Beach

The club invites those who have lived in Newport Beach and Corona del Mar for less than five years to a get together for new and prospective members. The event is from 5 to 7 p.m. at 30 Long Bay Drive, Newport Beach.

Benefit Chili Fest

Members of the Costa Mesa Fire Department take part in a chili fest at Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill, South Coast Plaza, 3333 S. Bristol St. One dollar from the sale of each item off a special menu during the 6 to 8 p.m. event will benefit the Costa Mesa Firefighters Widows & Orphans Fund. Commemorative 9/11 10th anniversary memorial T-shirts will be on sale. For more information, call (714) 979-7469.


Electronic Music

DJ Thrifty Lips and Danger House perform at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Cover is free. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.


Fashion's Night Out

Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza celebrate Fashion's Night Out, kicking off the fall fashion season. Fashion Island will celebrate the night from 5 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (949) 721-2000. South Coast Plaza will celebrate the night from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit

Easter Seals Fundraiser

Easter Seals Southern California Disability Services invites the public to its 11th annual "Walk With Me" fundraiser. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. at Maggiano's Little Italy, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. RSVP by calling Marie Holper, at (714) 834-1111, ext. 215.

O.C. Historical Society

Historian Chris Jepsen will give a talk about the former Pacific Beach Club, a club located between Newport Beach and Huntington Beach that catered to African-Americans in the 1920s, when blacks were barred from Los Angeles beaches. The 7:30 p.m. talk at the Sherman Library & Gardens, 2467 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., is free and open to the public. Event will begin at 6:30 p.m., with potluck appetizers and desserts.


Housing Workshop

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