Save Our Youth holds its fourth annual SOY Fiesta from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Halecrest Park Clubhouse, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa. Paloma Bautista, a SOY program and Costa Mesa High School graduate who went on to study at UC Irvine, will be the featured speaker. For more information, visit http://www.save-our-youth.org
Corona del Mar
The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave.. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. For more information on guest speakers, visit http://www.cdmra.org or call (949) 719-9390.
Nancy Pellegrino NP, 280 Newport Center Drive, Suite 205, Newport Beach, hosts its annual Girlfriends Event where women receive discounted rejuvenation facial peels, refreshments and raffle prizes. All funds will be donated to the Kathy Oldham Children's Endowment. The event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 706-9919.
LWV of Orange Coast
Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer and former Costa Mesa Mayor Sandy Genis will be the featured speakers at a League of Women Voters of Orange Coast luncheon, starting at noon at Coco's at Fashion Island, 151 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 400-2183.
World Dance Celebration
Orange Coast College will stage its World Dance Celebration, featuring dancers from 40 different cultures. The show is at 7 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre at OCC, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For tickets, visit http://www.occtickets.com.
Guy Buffet and Ruth Ko Show
Lahaina Galleries at Fashion Island will celebrate a new show featuring work by Guy Buffet and Ruth Ko. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.LahainaGalleries.com.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
New Yorker Magazine columnist Ken Auletta will be the guest speaker at the Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., talking about his new book "Googled: The End of the World As We Know It." The event is at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, with tickets costing $55 per person for Friday and $35 for Saturday. For more information, call (949) 548-2411 or visit http://www.nbplfoundation.org.
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