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 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 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.
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 www.tby.org.
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 www.thebarclay.org.
THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY
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.
Free flu shots
The Marque Urgent Care medical clinic, at 2075 San Joaquin Hills Road, will be giving free flu shots. The clinic is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, call (949) 760-9222 or go to www.marquemedical.com.
‘The Servant of Two Masters'
Vanguard University's theater arts department will stage a production of “The Servant of Two Masters,” by Carlo Goldoni, at the campus' Lyceum Theater. General admission tickets cost $14. Vanguard University is at 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, go to www.vanguardtickets.com or call (714) 668-6145.
TILL MARCH 10
Call for Volunteers and Donations
The nonprofit group Working Wardrobes is looking for volunteers to staff its upcoming “Dream Girls and Distinguished Gentlemen Prom,” as well as donations of dresses, tuxedos, accessories and shoes for this special event for 150 high-risk youths. To find out how you can help, go to www.workingwardrobes.org, or call (714) 210-2460.
TILL MARCH 17
‘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.