Wednesday's Calendar

November 29, 2011
  • WEDNESDAY: The Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, will have its annual Resort Lightning ceremony from 6 to 7 p.m.. The event features a performance by the Laguna Concert Band and a special visit from Santa Claus. There is no cost to attend the ceremony. For more information, visit
WEDNESDAY: The Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast…


Dancing With The Teachers

The Newport Harbor High School Dance Team hosts the Dancing with the Teachers event at 7 p.m. Students have choreographed dances with teachers. Attendees will vote on their favorites and will have the chance to stuff the ballot box. Tickets are $8 in advance, or $10 at the door at the ASB office at Newport Harbor High, 600 Irvine Ave. For more information, visit http://www.newportharborhigh

Got a Headache?

Hoag Hospital will give a free class on how to identify a headache and treat it. The class starts at 6 p.m. in the hospital's Newport Beach campus Conference Center No. 2. For more information, call (800) 514-4624 or visit


Marine Gift Drive

The Orange County Great Park and city of Irvine are holding a holiday gift drive for the families of Irvine's adopted Marine unit. Unwrapped gifts will be collected for the Marines at the Great Park Visitors Center and at its Sunday Farmers Market. People who bring toy donations to the Farmers Market will get a $1 coupon off a purchase at the market. For more information, go to



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.


The Art of Bookmaking

Artist Kim Abeles teaches a studio workshop on bookmaking, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. OCMA members pay $40 and non-members pay $45 to participate. For more information, call (949) 759-1122 or go to

The Four Preps

The vocal group The Four Preps perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Tickets are $25 each. For more information, call (949) 630-4120.

Shop For a Good Cause

From 6 to 9 p.m., the Madewell store at South Coast Plaza will sell 31 Bits jewelry for a good cause. Costa Mesa-based 31 Bits ( helps women in Uganda have an economic livelihood through making pieces of jewelry out of recycled paper.



Food Drive

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