Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour

The Paso Robles wine county is coming to the Newport Beach area for a series of wine-related events. For information and tickets to the various events, visit http://www.pasowine.com.


Help Your Family Eat Right

Melanie Silverman, a nutritionist at the Merage Jewish Community Center, will give a free presentation on how families can eat better. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Merage JCC, 1 Federation Way, Irvine. For more information, call (949) 435-3400 or go to http://www.jccoc.org.

Sunset Networking Mixer

The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce will have a mixer, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Union Bank of Corona del Mar, 2865 E. Coast Hwy., CdM. Members get in for free. Non-members pay $15.

She's a Comedian

Comedian Norma Jean Actor will perform a show at 8 p.m. at Jasper's Bar & Grill, 3672 S. Bristol St. (at MacArthur Boulevard), Santa Ana.


Lenten Lecture

Keith Nelson, an emeritus professor of history at UC Irvine who directs UCI's program in Religious Studies, will talk about how an historian approaches searches for secular and religious truths. The 7 p.m. lecture will follow a soup dinner, at 6 p.m., at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 3233 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar.

Adult Ed at the Temple

Temple Bat Yahm in Newport Beach will host an Adult Education Lay Leader Series session with James Rotondo on how to navigate the Internet and social networking. Bring a laptop. The session will start at 7 p.m. in the Marcus Library at TBY, 1011 Camelback St. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or go to http://www.tby.org.

'Traveling Light'

The Irvine Barclay Theatre and Arts Orange County present "Traveling Light," a performance by London's National Theatre about Hollywood moguls with Eastern European roots. The show, which was taped in front of a live audience at the National, will be screened in high-definition at the Irvine Barclay, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, at 7:15 p.m. General admission tickets cost $20. To buy tickets, go to http://www.thebarclay.org.


Vanguard University's Global Center for Women & Justice (GCWJ) will host a benefit gala dinner and two-day conference on issues related to human trafficking. Tickets to the Thursday night gala cost $150 per person and table sponsorships are available. For tickets and sponsorships, go to http://tinyurl.com/GCWJ2012. Vanguard University is at 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.