Saturday's Calendar

April 13, 2012
  • SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: “Dream Carver,” based on the children's book of the same name, comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. Tickets for the puppet show are $20 and showtimes are at 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: “Dream Carver,” based… (Courtesy Segerstrom…)


Runway Dash & e-Recycle Day

The Orange County Great Park invites visitors to drop off old TVs, computer monitors, DVD players and other electronic devices. The event is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park's e-recycling collection zone. A free 5K run and walk will also take place. For more information, visit

Water-Wise Workshop

Mesa Consolidated Water District will give a workshop on how to landscape while being water-efficient. The event is from 9 a.m. to noon at the district's offices, 1965 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, call (949) 631-1200 or go to

Flea Market

The Pelican Courtyard Open Air Flea Market for New and Vintage Finds is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month .The event is at 124 Tustin Ave, Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information, visit


Bridal Gown Sample Sale

Working Wardrobes hosts a bridal gown sample sale from 9 a.m. to noon at its offices at 3030 Pullman St., Suite A, Costa Mesa. Gowns designed by Vera Wang, Erin Cole, Jude Waddell and others, which normally sell for at least $1,000 at retail prices, will be sold for $25 to $500. For more information, visit

'April Showers to Flowers'

The UC Irvine Arboretum will have its annual "April Showers to Flowers" plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and parking are free. The arboretum is south of the intersection of Campus Drive and Jamboree Road at UCI's North Campus.

Car Wash Fundraiser for


The Newport Beach 1st Battalion, 1st Marines Foundation will stage a car wash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Newport Dunes, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. Proceeds benefit the foundation, which supports Newport's adopted military unit, the 1/1 Marines. For more information, call (949) 385-1110 or visit

National Library Week in Newport

The Newport Beach Public Library will celebrate National Library Week with a host of family friendly activities aimed at encouraging reading and boosting literacy. For more information, call (949) 717-3800 and punch in option No. 2, or go to

Art Exhibition

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