FRIDAY

League Lunch

Don Watkins, with the Ayn Rand Institute, and Tom Larson, an economics professor at Cal State L. A., will speak about "The pros and cons of privatizing government-run prisons, libraries, schools, water and waste management districts," during a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon. The event is at noon at Coco's Fashion Island, 151 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 400-2183 or email barbj@sbcglobal.net.

Frankie Valli

Singer Frankie Valli, the original lead voice of the Four Seasons, performs at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $43. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.

TILL SATURDAY

'Play it again, Sam'

The Pacific Symphony will play the score of the classic film "Casablanca," which will be shown on a big screen. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 755-5799 or go to http://www.PacificSymphony.org.

'I'm a Frayed Knot'

An opening reception for the "I'm a Frayed Knot" exhibition will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. at Orange Coast College's Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion. The exhibit will run through march 17 in the Pavilion, which is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. It is closed on Fridays, Sundays and Mondays. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.

TILL MARCH 31

'Brad Miller: Primordial Algorithms'

SCAPE gallery, in collaboration with Edward Cella Art + Architecture gallery in Los Angeles, presents an exhibition of work by L.A.-based artist Brad Miller. The show will run through March at SCAPE, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. For more information, go to http://www.scapesite.com.

30th Anniversary Special

Royal Khyber Fine Indian Cuisine at South Coast Plaza Village celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special three-course dinner, which includes a glass of wine. The cost is $30 per person. For more information, call (714) 436-1010 or visit http://www.royalkhyber.com.

TILL APRIL 1

'Sight Unseen'

South Coast Repertory revives playwright Donald Margulies' "Sight Unseen," a finalist for the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.

SATURDAY

SoCo Farmers Market