Saturday's Calendar

April 27, 2012
  • SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: Compagnia TPO's “Farfalle, a children's show described as “visual theater of the sense,” comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Founders Hall. Tickets start at $20 and showtimes are at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: Compagnia TPO's “Farfalle,… (Courtesy Segerstrom…)


Community Run

The fifth annual Costa Mesa Community Fun Run kicks off in 10-kilometer, 5K and 2K categories to benefit the community and the foundations supporting TeWinkle and Costa Mesa middle schools, as well as Estancia and Costa Mesa high schools. Packet pickup and late registration will start at 6:30 a.m.; The 5K and 10K races will start at 8 a.m., followed by the start of the 2K race at 9 a.m. The event is at Fairview Park and Estancia High School. For more information and to register online, visit

Multicultural Fair

Sage Hill School, 20402 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach, will stage its Multicultural Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets cost $7 for adults. Children ages 5 and under get in for free. Food tickets are $1 each. For more information, go to

Wine Tasting and Book


Thompkin Cellars, 1954 Placentia Ave., No. 107, Costa Mesa, will host a wine tasting and "Plastic Ocean" book signing. The event will raise funds to benefit the Algalita Marine Research Institute. Its founder, Capt. Charles Moore, will be on hand to sign copies of his book, "Plastic Ocean." The event is from 3 to 5 p.m. and RSVPs are required by sending an email to There is a $20 fee to attend.


Living With Heart 2012 Gala

Mercy House, a Santa Ana nonprofit that offers services for homeless people, will hold its annual spring gala from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel, 4500 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, visit

Roman Feast & Charity


Youth Employment Service of the Harbor Area will honor Mother's Market & Kitchen at its 38th annual Roman Feast & Charity Auction. The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit

Life Without Limits Gala

At 6 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County will fete James V. Mazzo, president of Abbott Medical Optics, with the Impact Award during its annual Life Without Limits Gala. For more information, call (949) 333-6401 or visit The Balboa Bay Club is at 1221 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach.

Nneena Freelon and Earl Klugh

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