A free class, "Parkinson'sIn Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange Coast YMCA, 2300 University Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 642-9990, or go to http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com, for more information.
'Pen on Fire'
Tuesday night's "Pen on Fire" writers salon, hosted by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, will feature authors Claire Bidwell Smith, James Brown and Dinah Lenny in conversation about memoir writing. The salon will take place at 7 p.m. at Scape Gallery, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar.
Tuesday Trivia Night
Live team trivia at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd., begins at 7:30 every Tuesday night, with prizes for contestants. For more information, call (949) 548-0099.
TILL MAY 25
Food for Thought Film Series
The Orange County Great Park will hold outdoor screenings of three films dealing with food on May 18 and May 25. Food trucks will be on site, starting at 6:30 p.m., and Friday night films will be shown at dusk. For more information, visit http://www.ocgp.org.
TILL MAY 26
Brett Rubbico Gallery in Newport Beach hosts an exhibit, "Ray Friesz (1930-2007) Thought Out." The gallery is at 361 Old Newport Blvd. For more information, go to brettrubbicogallery.com.
TILL MAY 27
Grief Share Recovery Group
The Newport Center United Methodist Church will offer a support group for people affected by the loss of a loved one. The group meets from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sundays. The program is open to anyone, and the cost is $15 for the program workbook. For more information, go to http://www.griefshare.org.
TILL MAY 29
Richard Diebenkorn Show
The Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, presents the "Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series" exhibition. For ticket information and hours, go to http://www.ocma.net.
TILL MAY 30
Yoga in Nature
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, offers a series of Yoga in Nature classes, for beginner and intermediate students. The classes are from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays in May. ENC members pay $5 per class, while non-members pay a $6-drop in fee.
TILL JUNE 7
'Inner Visions' at The Irvine Museum
The Irvine Museum presents "Inner Visions: Women Artists in California." General admission tickets cost $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.
'Keeping Your Brain Healthy for Life'
The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce presents a networking luncheon with Dr. Michael Brant-Zawadzki, executive director of the Hoag Neurosciences Institute. He will talk about "Keeping Your Brain Healthy for Life." The networking event starts at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and the presentation at noon. The event is at Five Crowns Restaurant, 3801 E. Coast Hwy., CdM. Chamber members pay $25 while guests pay $30. To reserve a seat, call (949) 673-4050.
Deadline to Register for Garage Sale
Wednesday marks the deadline for residents to sign up for Saturday's 20th annual Mesa Verde Neighborhood Garage Sale. Visit http://www.torellirealty.com or call (714) 540-7355.
Free Corkage Thursdays
The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, waives its corkage free for outside bottles of wine every Thursday night. Dinner is served from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For more information, call (949) 645-9970.
Industry Night Social
The Crow Bar and Kitchen, 2325 Pacific Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, hosts Industry Night Social from 10 p.m. until closing Thursdays. Specials during the night include $5 burgers, $8 flatbreads, $4.50 select draft beers and $5 on select wines by the glass. For more information, visit http://www.thecrowbarcdm.com.
Corona del Mar Residents Assn.
The Corona del Mar Residents Assn. Board of Directors meets at 7:30 a.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Newport Beach Country Club. Corona del Mar residents are encouraged to attend. For more information on guest speakers, visit http://www.cdmra.org or call (949) 719-9390.
Neighborhood Garage Sale
Some 150 homes are expected to participate in the 20th annual Mesa Verde Neighborhood Garage Sale in Costa Mesa, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.torellirealty.com or call (714) 540-7355.Copyright © 2015, CT Now