Wednesday's Calendar

May 15, 2012
  • BEST BET: Hard rock band Vendetta Red (pictured) headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The Makeup Sex and Nations Afire also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $8. For more information, visit
BEST BET: Hard rock band Vendetta Red (pictured) headlines…


'Keeping Your Brain Healthy for Life'

The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce presents a networking luncheon with Dr. Michael Brant-Zawadzki, executive director of the Hoag Neurosciences Institute. He will talk about "Keeping Your Brain Healthy for Life." The networking event starts at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and the presentation at noon. The event is at Five Crowns Restaurant, 3801 E. Coast Hwy., CdM. Chamber members pay $25 while guests pay $30. To reserve a seat, call (949) 673-4050.

Lunch-hour Discussion

Rabbi Gersh Zylberman will lead a lunchtime discussion focused on the question "What Would Judaism Have Us Do?" at Temple Bat Yahm. The event starts at noon at TBY's Marcus Library, 1011 Cambelback St., Newport Beach. Bring your own lunch.

Food & Wine

South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, hosts a night of

food and wine to benefit the

Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. Entertainment


will be provided by KCRW's

Jason Bentley and more than 30 wineries will be present at Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's. The

event is from 6 to 9 p.m. and advance tickets are $75, and $100 at the door. For more information, call (949) 653-2900 or visit


SOY Fiesta

Save Our Youth holds its fourth annual SOY Fiesta from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Halecrest Park Clubhouse, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa. Paloma Bautista, a SOY program and Costa Mesa High School graduate who went on to study at UC Irvine, will be the featured speaker. For more information, visit

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.

Industry Night Social

The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, hosts Industry Night Social from 10 p.m. until closing Thursdays. Specials during the night include $5 burgers, $8 flatbreads, $4.50 select draft beers and $5 on select wines by the glass. For more information, visit

Corona del Mar Residents Assn.

The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Newport Beach Country Club. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. For more information on guest speakers, visit or call (949) 719-9390.


World Dance Celebration

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