THURSDAY TILL SATURDAY: Virtuoso violinist Nicola Benedetti joins the Pacific Symphony in concert at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets start at $25 for the 8 p.m. performances. For more information, visit www.pacificsymphony.org. (Courtesy Pacific Symphony / January 31, 2012)

WEDNESDAY

MELT Self-Care Class

Costa Mesa's Parks and Recreation Department will present a MELT self-care class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Balearic Center, 1975 Balearic Drive. Cost to attend is $15. Go to http://www.ci.costamesaca.gov for more information.

Noon Testimony

The Second Church of Christ, Scientist invites people to join the congregation for its testimony meeting at noon. The church is at 3100 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 644-2617.

Brown Bag Discussion

Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, presents a lunch-hour discussion, "What Would Jews Have Us Do," led by Rabbi Gersh Zylberman, at noon in the temple's Marcus Library. Bring your own lunch. For more information, call (949) 644-1999.

'Become a Naturalist'

The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach, presents an after-school workshop with naturalist Alex Lane, which will be given from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in February, except for Feb. 22. The workshop is for children 8 to 12 and costs $40 for four sessions, which will be limited to 15 students. To enroll, call (949) 645-8489.

Tu B'Shvat Seder

The Women of Temple Bat Yahm and Hadassah of Newport Beach will hold their annual Tu B'Shvat Seder, a dessert seder only, at 7 p.m. in the Youth Lounge at TBY, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-1999.

TILL WEDNESDAY

The Newport Beat

The Newport Beat band will perform classic rock and cover songs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Celtic Bar at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

TILL SUNDAY

'Come Fly Away'

The Broadway musical "Come Fly Away," which fuses together the music of Frank Sinatra and the creative vision of Tony Award-winner Twyla Tharp, comes to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.

TILL FEB. 26

'Elemeno Pea'

South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, presents playwright Molly Smith Metzler's "Elemeno Pea." The play is a "comedy about class, family and the choices that shape who we are," according to a release. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.