A singles' pot luck dinner to celebrate Shabbat will be held at 6 p.m. at Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Participants are asked to bring either a vegetarian or dairy dish. Contact Felicia Wiseman at (949) 760-0660 about what to bring. Shabbat services with the congregation, featuring guest speaker Frances Akhavai of the Leadership Alliance, will follow at 8 p.m.
Family Shabbat Service
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds a Family Shabbat Service at 6 p.m., followed by a Family Shabbat Dinner and Oneg Shabbat. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Cantor Jonathan Grant and will feature the "Glee-Kim" of third- through seventh-grade students. Guests are invited. For information, call (949) 644-1999 or visit http://www.tby.org.
TODAY TILL SUNDAY
Orange County Performing Arts Center's Family Series presents "Snowflake," featuring Gale LaJoye, a Ringling Bros., and Barnum & Bailey circus clown. The event is at the Samueli Theater and tickets are $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
TILL NOV. 21
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents Gina Gionfriddo's comedy "Becky Shaw" at the Segerstrom Stage. For showtimes and ticket information, visit http://www.scr.org.
TILL JAN. 2
J.M. Barrie's classic tale "Peter Pan' flies into the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, offering viewers a unique 360-degree experience. Tickets start at $40. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.
The Surfing Heritage Museum at South Coast Plaza presents The Big Group Show, featuring the work of more than a dozen artists, including Rick Reitveld, John Culqui and Drew Brophy. The opening night reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Beer and wines from Longboard Vineyards will be served to guests 21 and older.
Broadway powerhouse Idina Menzel performs with a full orchestra for one night only at Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $55 and the show is 3 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.ocpac.org.