Sunday's Calendar

February 25, 2012
  • SUNDAY: Dirty Ghosts headline the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Bare Wires also performs. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $10. For more information, visit
SUNDAY: Dirty Ghosts headline the Detroit Bar, 843 W.… (Molly DeCoudreaux )


Here Comes the Show

The Newport Beach Wedding Show is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach.

Homeless in Costa Mesa

Becks Hayhoe, who sits on the City Council-appointed Costa Mesa Task Force on Homelessness and is a member of the Costa Mesa Churches Consortium, will give a presentation about homelessness in the city, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Mesa Verde United Methodist Church, 1701 W. Baker St., Costa Mesa. The program will be free and open to the public.

Zen and the Art of Ikebana

The Zen Center of Orange County will offer a meditative floral (Ikebana) workshop from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The fee is $35, plus an additional charge of $90 for materials. Pre-registration, which is required, can be done at

A Cappella 'Sing Off'

The SoCal Vocals and MEDleys, 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


Serving a Good Cause on

Oscar Night

Nello Cucina, the Italian restaurant at South Coast Plaza's Crystal Court, will host "Your Choice for The Oscars," a fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Southern California. Large TV screens will be showing the Academy Awards while the restaurant will be serving a three-course buffet dinner. Tickets cost $25 each. The evening will feature an Oscar trivia contest. Ballots cost $10. For more information, call (714) 938-1393.


Grief Share Recovery Group

The Newport Center United Methodist Church will offer a support group for people affected by the loss of a loved one. The group meets from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sundays until May 27. The program is open to anyone, and the cost is $15 for the program workbook. For more information, go to


Richard Diebenkorn Show

The Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, presents the "Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series" exhibition. For ticket information and hours, go to


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