Saturday's Calendar

April 20, 2012
  • SATURDAY: The Pavel Haas Quartet performs at 8 p.m. at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater. Tickets start at $60. For more information, visit
SATURDAY: The Pavel Haas Quartet performs at 8 p.m. at… (Marco Borggreve )


Donation Drive at NHHS

Newport Harbor High School and its softball program will hold a community youth donation drive to support Goodwill of Orange County. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the high school parking lot on 16th Street. Donations of gently used clothes, household items, electronics, among other things, are welcomed.

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

The Parent Teacher Assns. at Mariners and Andersen elementary schools host the Piper Evans/OMS Awareness Carnival and Family Fun Night, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Mariners campus, 2100 Mariners Drive, Newport Beach. The benefit event will raise funds for the medical care of Piper Evans, a toddler diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder, Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome, or OMS, for which there is no cure. Piper's parents, Matt and Debra, teach at Mariners Elementary. For more information, go to

Retirement Party at OCC

Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, will throw a retirement party for photography professor Rick Steadry from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Frank Doyle Arts Pavilion. A photographic exhibit of his work, "Billets Doux de Paris," will be shown there through April 27.

'1 in 91' Benefit Art Auction

A.skate Foundation's third annual "1 in 91" Art Show, an art auction to raise funds for kids with autism, is from 6 to 9 p.m. at The ARTery Gallery at the LAB, 2930 S. Bristol St., Costa Mesa. The event is being supported by Ambig Clothing, Vans, Skateboarder Magazine and VitaminWater. Presale tickets cost $10, and $15 at the door. For more information, visit

Pink Tie Ball

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