Wednesday's Calendar

April 10, 2012
  • TILL SATURDAY: The Newport Beach Public Library will celebrate National Library Week with a host of family friendly activities aimed at encouraging reading and boosting literacy. Among the highlights include “Dream with Your Hands” author and performer Georgia Frawley (pictured) making an appearance at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Balboa Branch library. For more information, call (949) 717-3800 and punch in option No. 2, or go to
TILL SATURDAY: The Newport Beach Public Library will…


The Fab Four's Magical

Mystery Tour

As part of the Inside Edge breakfast forum series, Philip Goldberg will give a talk on the Beatles' spiritual trip to India in 1967. The event starts at 6:30 a.m. at the University Club, UC Irvine, 801 E. Peltason, Irvine. First-time guests pay $25. To reserve a seat at the event, go to

Balboa Bay Republican

Women Federated

The Balboa Bay Republican Women Federated club meets at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Balboa Bay Club & Resort. The meeting includes lunch and a guest speaker, and the cost is $30 per person. Valet parking is available for $7.

Computer Friends of OASIS

The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club which helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.


Connecting With


Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit organization that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit

Free Landlord Rights


The city of Newport Beach and the Fair Housing Foundation will host an informational workshop on landlord rights. The workshop is from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Fire Room at City Hall, 3300 Newport Blvd. To make a reservation, call (562) 989-1206, ext. 1104.

Speak Up Newport

"Keeping Your Brain Healthy for Life" will be the topic of the program for this month's Speak Up Newport meeting. The program, which is free, will go from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach. A cash bar reception is from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Free Lecture

Dr. Frank LaFerla, a researcher at UC Irvine's Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory and Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, will give a lecture on "Researching Ways to Make Memories Last a Lifetime." The lecture is at 7:30 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. For more information, call (949) 824-5193.


'Sea Dogs, Sailors, Scientists'

The ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, offers a free spring break festival program from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. For more information, go to or call (949) 675-8915.


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