Friday's Calendar

May 17, 2012


LWV of Orange Coast Luncheon

Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer and former Costa Mesa Mayor Sandy Genis will be the featured speakers at a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon, starting at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 151 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 400-2183.

World Dance Celebration

Orange Coast College will stage its World Dance Celebration, featuring dancers from 40 different cultures. The show is at 7 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For tickets, visit


Guy Buffet and

Ruth Ko Show

Lahaina Galleries at Fashion Island will celebrate a new show featuring work by Guy Buffet and Ruth Ko. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit

'Music by the Bay'

ExplorOcean and the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, present "Music by the Bay," an evening featuring live music and wine and appetizers. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. and admission is free for members, but non-members pay $10. For more information, visit or call (949) 675-8915.


Ken Auletta

New Yorker Magazine columnist Ken Auletta will be the guest speaker at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., talking about his new book "Googled: The End of the World As We Know It." The event is at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, with tickets costing $55 per person for Friday and $35 for Saturday. For more information, call (949) 548-2411 or visit


'Field of Honor'

The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor presents its third annual Armed Forces Day program, featuring "The Field of Honor," a display of 1,776 American flags in Castaways Park, off Dover Drive in Newport Beach. At noon Saturday, Lt. Col. Robert J. Friend, 92, one of the surviving Tuskegee Airmen, will give the keynote speech at a dedication ceremony. At 3 p.m. on Sunday, the exchange club will screen the feature film "All for Liberty" in Dierenfield Hall at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 600 St. Andrews Road, Newport Beach. For more information, visit or

Jazz Festival

The Hyatt Newport Beach Jazz Festival is at the Hyatt Regency, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. For tickets and show information, visit http://www.HyattNewportBeach

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