Thursday's Calendar

May 10, 2012
  • THURSDAY: As part of its Library Live speakers' program, the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents celebrity photographer Greg Gorman at 7 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. There is a $10 suggested donation. For more information, visit
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Ladies Boutique

The American Legion Auxiliary hosts a Ladies Boutique to benefit veteran and community programs. The event is from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 215 E. 15th St., Newport Beach. Admission costs $5.

Free Corkage Thursdays

The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more information, call (949) 645-9970.

Rock Climbers in Costa Mesa

The Gear Co-Op, 3315 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, will host a book signing event with a trio of famous rock climbers — John Long, Mike Graham and Dean Fidelman — at 7 p.m. The event features entertainment and free beer. For more information, visit



Piano Concerto

Pianist Andrew von Oeyen joins the Pacific Symphony to perform pieces by Prangcharoen, Mendelssohn and Schubert in a concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit




Co-Parenting Classes

Mariners Church, 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine, presents a series of classes on co-parenting, led by Elizabeth Bader, founder of Positive Co-Parenting. The classes are from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays in May, and a day-long session will be given from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2. There is a $49 fee to sign up and child care for Thursday night classes is available for an extra $30. For more information, visit



Women's Business


The sixth annual Comerica Bank Women's Business Symposium is from 7:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. The cost to register is $150. Proceeds will benefit Girls Inc. For more information, visit

National Public Gardens Day

In observance of National Public Gardens Day, the Sherman Library & Gardens, at 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, will offer free admission from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 673-2261 or visit

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