Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a Shabbat Sukkot evening service and dinner geared toward families. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or go to http://www.tby.org.
AIDS Benefit Event
Orange Coast College Professor Irini Vallera-Rickerson will give a presentation on "Art and Architecture Around the World" at 7 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road. Tickets are $10 and tax-deductible donations also are welcomed. Donations will go to OCC Aids Benefit. For more information, call (714) 432-5039 or go to vallerarickerson.com.
'Shrek the Musical'
"Shrek the Musical" is at Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. For tickets and more information, call (714) 556-2787 or go to http://www.scfta.org.
'How the World Began'
"How the World Began," a new drama written by Catherine Trieschmann and directed by Daniella Topol, plays at the Julianne Argyros Stage at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Shows are at 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For tickets, call (714) 708-5555 or go to http://www.scr.org.