11:12 PM EDT, September 14, 2010
Computer Friends of Oasis
The OASIS Senior Center's Computer Friends, a club that helps seniors learn computer basics, meets at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The fee is $2. For more information, call (949) 646-9169.
Pierside Gallery, 327 Marine Ave., Newport Beach, offers artist workshops for adults and young students on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The two-hour sessions are taught by Disney artist Margie Tabor Zuliani and are $45 each. For more information, call (949) 675-5225.
Free Tour Of OCPAC
The Orange County Performing Arts Center's docents will lead free public tours of the center's concert halls, including Segerstrom Hall, the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and Samueli Theater. The behind-the-scenes tours are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. For more information, call (714) 556-2122, ext. 4246.
A group of Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce members meets from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive, to exchange leads. Visitors are welcome. Cost is $17; no reservation is necessary. For more information, call (714) 885-9093 or visit costamesachamber.com.
Emotional Control Meeting
Recovery International — which provides tools and practice in changing thinking habits to gain personal control over distressing emotions like anxiety, depression and anger — holds weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Joachim Church Annex, 1943 Orange Ave., Classroom C, Costa Mesa. The meetings are free, but contributions are welcomed to offset costs. For more information, call (949) 548-9669 or visit recovery-inc.org.
New Art For A New Century
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases its collection of contemporary works in "New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010." The exhibit highlights 90 major paintings, sculptures, videos and more. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
15 Minutes Of Fame
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases rarely seen photographs from its collection during the "15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol" exhibit. For more information, visit http://www.ocma.net.
TILL SEPT. 25
The new Mel Brooks musical "Young Frankenstein" comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center, 600 Town Center Drive. Tickets to see "Young Frankenstein" start at $15 and are available at http://www.ocpac.org.
TILL OCT. 20
"Photo-Environment," an exhibit of 100 photos from 17 photographers, will be on display at the Orange Coast College's Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. For gallery times and more information, visit http://www.occartspavilion.blogspot.com.
The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors hosts its monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. at the Newport Beach Country Club, 1600 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. The guest speaker is Celeste Haug-Jardine from city recreation and senior services, who will discuss upcoming OASIS programs and events. For more information, call (949) 719-9390 or visit http://www.cdmra.org.
Allure Of India
The UCI Center for Diabetes Research hosts Celebrate the Center 2010: The Allure of India, a fundraising cocktail party for diabetes research. The event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Island Hotel & Resort, 630 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling (949) 824-1678.
International Literacy Day
An event celebrating the adult learners and volunteer tutors of the Newport Beach library's literacy program will be held at 10 a.m. at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. The event will feature an international buffet, inspirational stories and an awards presentation. For more information, call (949) 717-3874.
'Stoked And Broke'
The premiere of "Stoked and Broke," a short film by Cyrus Sutton, will show at 8 p.m. at the Newport Beach Lido Theater, 3459 Via Lido. For more information, call (949) 673-8350.
Giant Club presents Starkillers at the Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. Charles Feelgood and Big J also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.