The Orange County Performing Arts Center Board of Directors invites the public to a special announcement and celebration of the Arts Plaza at 4:30 p.m. at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. RSVP by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (714) 556-2122, ext. 4371.
Speak Up Newport
Speak Up Newport holds its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Newport Beach Yacht Club, 1099 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach. The meeting is free and is centered around the Lido Village Concept Plan. For more information, call (949) 224-2266 or visit http://www.speakupnewport.org.
Connect With Grandparents
Advocates For Grandparent Grandchild Connection, a nonprofit organization that addresses grandparent visitation issues, meets at 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in Room 3 or the Oasis Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar. For more information, visit http://www.grandparentchildconnect.org.
Government Affairs Committee Meeting
Join the Corona del Mar Chamber of commerce for the January Government Affairs Committee, featuring speaker Barbara Lichman, representative of the Airport Working Group, who will talk about the latest status of the Airport Extension Agreement Regarding Newport Beach. The meeting is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at 2855 E. Coast Hwy., Suite 101, Corona del Mar. For more information, visit http://www.cdmchamber.com.
Chief Nowhere performs a free show at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The 21 and older show starts at 10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
Zukerman Plays Beethoven
Pacific Symphony presents world-renowned violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman, who will perform Haydn's Symphony No. 83, "The Hen," and Beethoven's only violin concerto. The performances are at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets are $25 to $185 and the show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.pacificsymphony.com.
Railroad To Alaska
Indie rock band Railroad To Alaska performs a free show at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. Semi Sweet and The Vaspertines also perform. The 21 and older show starts at 10 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/lacave.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY