Transit of Venus
The Orange Coast College Astronomy Club will be setting up solar telescopes near the OCC Planetarium so that people can view the transit of Venus. The best time to view the transit is between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and the telescopes will stay up until 8 p.m. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
'Inner Visions' at the Irvine Museum
The Irvine Museum presents "Inner Visions: Women Artists in California." General admission is $5. Children, students and seniors get in for free. The museum at 18881 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, go to http://www.irvinemuseum.org.
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents its production of August Wilson's "Jitney," directed by Ron O.J. Parson. For ticket information and showtimes, visit http://www.scr.org or call (714) 708-5555.
'Do the Right'
Woody's Wharf and friends will host "Do the Right," an auction in memory of Kirk Howe to benefit Jenny and Jillian Howe. The auction is at 6:30 p.m. at Woody's Wharf, 2318 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. Twenty percent of Woody's Wharf proceeds and 100% of auction sales will help with the Howes' medical bills and Jillian Howe's education. You can also help out by going to fundly.com/
WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY
"Mother India: Life Through the Eyes of the Orphan" will screen at 7 p.m. Wednesday at RockHarbor Church, 345 Fischer Ave., Costa Mesa, and at 7 p.m. Friday at Newport Mesa Church, 2599 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. The film follows 25 orphans living as a family along the railway in southern India. For more information and free tickets, visit http://www.motherindiafilm.com.
Veterans Courtyard of Honor
Vanguard University, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, dedicates its Veterans Courtyard of Honor with special guest Ret. Adm. Vernon E. Clark at 4:30 p.m. A VIP reception is from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The courtyard is a symbol of gratitude to those who have served in the military.