Friday's Calendar

April 19, 2012
  • FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents author Alexandra Fuller, who will speak on her latest book, “Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness,” at the Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. The event starts at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $55 per person for Friday's program and $35 for Saturday. For more information, visit or call (949) 548-2411.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: The Newport Beach Public Library… (Ian Murphy )


Shabbat Service

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service will be led by Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant. A dessert reception will follow at 7 p.m. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit

Flashback Heart Attack

Flashback Heart Attack, an 1980s KROQ cover band, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only and cover is $5. For more information, visit


OCC Spring Plant Sale

Orange Coast College will have a spring plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays in the Horticulture Garden Nursery, near the Adams parking lot. For more information, go to



Vanguard University's Theatre Arts department presents its production of the musical comedy "Hairspray." Shows will be performed in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard campus, at 55 Fair drive, Costa Mesa. For ticket information and showtimes, go to



Commemorating the Doolittle Raid

The Lyon Air Museum presents a program to commemorate the 70th anniversary Doolittle Raid bombings of Tokyo and other targets in Japan during World War II. A B-25 bomber, the type of warplane used in the U.S. mission, will land at the museum at noon. The program begins at 10:30 a.m., when Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, Jimmy Doolittle's granddaughter, will sign copies of a book. The Lyon Air Museum is at 19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana. For more information, visit

'An Afternoon of Giving'

Taco Rosa Newport presents "An Afternoon of Giving," a food, drink and music-filled afternoon to raise funds to support the prevention of child abuse. Tickets cost $45 per person. Taco Rosa is at 2632 San Miguel Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 720-0980.

Carnival and Family Fun Night

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