Saturday's Calendar

September 30, 2011
  • SUNDAY: Multi Grammy Award-winning band Ozomatli performs a free show at Arts Plaza, as part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 25th anniversary weekend celebration. The show, presented under the Pacific Standard Time regional arts collaboration, is at 5 p.m. For more information, visit
SUNDAY: Multi Grammy Award-winning band Ozomatli performs… (Courtesy Christian…)


Global Village

The 10th annual Irvine Global Village Festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bill Barber Park, 4 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine. There will be free admission, parking and shuttles. Food tickets may be purchased at the festival. For more information, go to

Paddle Out

With My Own Two Hands, a local nonprofit, will hold a "Paddle It Forward" paddleout for charity at 10 a.m. at 3300 Via Lido, Newport Beach. Paddlers will collect trash from the water while completing a yoga class on their boards. With My Own Two Hands will use the proceeds to donate beds, mattresses, desks and supplies for school children to the Nissi Orphanage in Kenya. For more information, go to


Southland Opera

Performers from Southland Opera will present an interactive program, "Adventures in Song and Story," to encourage children to enjoy operas, musicals and other forms of music. The show will feature Hansel and Gretel and the Three Little Maids, among other characters. The event is at 11 a.m. in the Friends Meeting Room, Central Library branch, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Adults must accompany children. For information, call (949) 717-3860 or go to


Book signing

Lynda Zussman will sign copies of her book, "THROW ME THE ROPE: A Memoir of Loving Lauren," a memoir of her late daughter, at Martha's Book Store, 308½ Marine Ave., Balboa Island. The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chinese Acrobats

The National Acrobats of China perform at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The event is part of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 25th anniversary weekend celebration. For tickets and more information, visit

Soul and Funk

DJ Josh One performs at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd. For more information, visit

Lemon Drop Club

Newport Beach-based Lemon Drop Club, which hosts singles parties in Orange County geared for adults around the age of 40 and older, will have its next singles party from 7 to midnight at the Newport Beach Elks Lodge, 3456 Via Oporto, Newport Beach. A free dance lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and parking is free. No membership is required. For more information, call (949) 378-6600 or visit

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