Wednesday's Calendar

November 15, 2011
  • THURSDAY: The Static Jacks headline the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit or
THURSDAY: The Static Jacks headline the Detroit Bar,… (Courtesy Michael…)


College Fair

Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, will have a college fair featuring recruiters from the University of California, Cal State University and other campuses. The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the OCC Watson Hall Courtyard. The event is free and is also open to high schoolers and members of the community.

Christopher Cox

Christopher Cox, the former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and ex-Republican congressman, will give a presentation, "Unhealthy Balance Sheets: The New Systemic Risk," at a meeting of the Risk Management Assn. of Orange County. Tickets to the event at the Pacific Club, 4100 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, cost $60 when booked in advance and $70 at the door. For more information, visit

Udi Aloni at UCI

Udi Aloni, the Israeli filmmaker, theater director, writer and activist, will talk about Arab-Israeli issues from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 135 at UC Irvine's Humanities Instructional Building. The talk will be free and open to the public.


Playtime Symposium

A panel of experts will talk about the importance of recreation for children's development at Pretend City Children's Museum, 29 Hubble, Irvine. The "Power of Play Symposium" is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit


The Orange County Film Society will present a special advance screening of "Tyrannosaur," followed by a question-and-answer session with actress Olivia Colman at 7:30pm at the Regency Lido Theatre in Newport Beach. Society memberships are available at



Toys for Tots

Christ Lutheran School, 760 Victoria St., Costa Mesa, is collecting Toys for Tots at its front office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.


GOP Women's Luncheon

Ann McElhinney, a journalist and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker for "Environmentalism: Enemy of the Poor" at a Newport Harbor Republican Women luncheon. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. Tickets cost $30. For more information, visit

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