Thursday's Calendar

March 14, 2012
  • THURSDAY: Taco Rosa founder Ivan Calderon (pictured above, right) and his restaurant host a fundraiser featuring an auction and raffle to benefit the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Hospital. Daily Pilot Editor John Canalis will speak at the silent auction, which is being co-sponsored by the Pilot and Los Angeles Times. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. at 2621 San Miguel Road, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 720-0980 or email
THURSDAY: Taco Rosa founder Ivan Calderon (pictured… (Laurie Veitch,…)


Apartment Assn. Trade Show

The Apartment Assn. of Orange County will hold its 41st annual Trade Show & Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Buildings 10 and 12 at the OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Admission to the event is free, but general parking costs $5. For more information, call (714) 638-5550 or go to

Stein Mart Store Opening

Stein Mart at The Market Place, 13742 Jamboree Road, Irvine will open its larger and relocated store at 10 a.m. The first 250 customers will receive a rose and there will be drawings for five $50-gift cards, and one $500-gift card.

Consider This

Amy Schalet, a professor of sociology at University of Massachusetts Amherst and the author of "Not Under My roof: Parents, Teens and the Culture of Sex," will headline a Consider This program presented by Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino counties. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Andrei's Conscious Cuisine, 2607 Main St., Irvine. For more information, visit


Cooking Class and Pizza Party

The Tarbut V'Torah Community Day School will throw a free cooking class and pizza party for parents and children, ages 4 to 6. The event is from 2:25 to 3:15 p.m. at 5200 Bonita Canyon Drive, Irvine.

'Save Our Homes' Rally and Coalition partners are sponsoring a "Save Our Homes" rally from 4 to 7 p.m. at 18622 MacArthur Blvd , Irvine

America the Beautiful at Night

The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, hosts a 6 p.m. presentation by photographer Wally Pacholka of the night sky above America's national parks and other points. Members get in for free but non-members pay $5 for admission.

'Costa Mesa Charter: Understanding What It Means'

Costa Mesans For Responsible Government will sponsor a discussion about the measure placed by the Costa Mesa City Council on the June 5 ballot. The event is at 6:30 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. For more information, go to


'Play it again, Sam'

The Pacific Symphony will play the score of the classic film "Casablanca,"which will be shown on a big screen. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 755-5799 or go to


'I'm a Frayed Knot'

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