Friday's Calendar

May 31, 2012
  • TILL SATURDAY: The Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. The shows are at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $25. For more information, visit
TILL SATURDAY: The Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale… (Pacific Symphony )


Local Author at Newport Bookstore

Adam Prince, a class of 1993 graduate from Newport Harbor High School, will read from his new collection of short stories, "The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men," as well as sign copies of the book. The event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Lido Village Books, 3424 Via Oporto, Newport Beach.

Jazz Picnic

The Newport Harbor High School Sailor Jazz Band presents a Jazz Picnic Under the Bell Tower from 6 to 8 p.m. on the lawn under the school's bell tower, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. The concert is free.

Shabbat Service

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant and will be followed by an Oneg Shabbat. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit



Baker Street Bash

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1015 Baker St., Costa Mesa, presents its Baker Street Bash, a three-day festival themed around Mardi Gras. For more information, visit


'Junk in the Trunk'

The Costa Mesa Senior Center holds the "Junk in the Trunk" fundraiser. Pancakes and sausages will be available for $5 from 8 a.m. to noon, and the flea market is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is in the parking lot at the Senior Center, 695 W. 19th St. Members pay $10 to reserve a spot and non-members pay $15. For more information, call (949) 645-2356.

Breakfast with Navy SEALs

As part of its Distinguished Speaker program, the Orange County Council of the Navy League of the United States will host a presentation by Navy SEALs assigned to Team Six, the most elite unit in the Navy's special forces wing. The event will follow a full buffet breakfast and social starting at 8:30 a.m., and is at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa hotel, 3050 Bristol St. Cost to attend is $25 per person. For more information, call (949) 644-6105.

Osprey Chicks

The Sea and Sage chapter of the Audubon Society takes a hike at 9 a.m. to visit osprey chicks that have hatched in the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary. For more information, visit or call (949) 261-7963.

Community Clean-Up

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