Saturday's Calendar

February 24, 2012
  • SUNDAY: The SoCal Vocals and MEDleys (pictured), a cappella groups from USC and UCLA, will square off in a “Sing Off” in Newport Beach in a show to benefit the Young Singers of Orange County, a nonprofit children's choir. The event is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road. For more information, go to
SUNDAY: The SoCal Vocals and MEDleys (pictured), a cappella…


E-Waste Collection

Goodwill of Orange County and the city of Newport Beach will have a free electronic waste collection, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the city's Corporation Yard, 592 Superior Ave., Newport Beach. Items that can be disposed of include laptops, personal computers, mobile phones and other consumer electronics.

Peddler's Market

The Piecemakers Country Store, 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa, will put on its Peddler's Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. As many as 90 vendors will be selling everything from flea market and rummage sale items to antiques and collectibles. Piecemakers Teachers will also be demonstrating their craft work. Admission and parking are free. For more information, go to

Divorce Seminar for Women

The Women's Institute for Financial Education will present a free seminar, "What Women Need to Know About Divorce in the Current Economy," from 8:30 a.m. to

noon, at Merrill Lynch, 4695 MacArthur Court, Suite 1500, Newport Beach.


'Saturday Academy in Dance'

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine will present a "Saturday Academy in Dance," a day-long program open to middle and high school students, parents, teachers and instructors. The day will include dance classes in tap, modern, jazz and ballet, a demonstration in the hi-tech Motion Capture Lab, a panel discussion and lunch. Tickets for the program, which will go from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the William Gillespie Performance Studio 1100 at UCI's Claire Trevor School, cost $30 per person. For more information, visit

Home Buying 101

Kinecta Federal Credit Union will present a free mortgage workshop on buying REO and foreclosed properties, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Kinecta Orange County Mortgage Center, 4041 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Newport Beach. Walk-ins are welcome.

Composting Workshop

The Costa Mesa Sanitary District will offer a free composting workshop at 11 a.m. at Fairview Park, 2501 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (949) 646-8400.

Santa Ana Air Base Reunion

Orange Coast College's Student Center will be the venue for a 70th anniversary celebration of the former Santa Ana Army Air Base. Military personnel who served at the SAAAB during World War II will be taking part in the annual reunion at OCC. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. The price of admission is $25 and includes lunch and free parking. For more information, call (714) 432-5707.

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