THURSDAY: Billy Kernkamp headlines the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 9 p.m. and cover is $5. For more information, visit www.detroitbar.com. (Daily Pilot / March 30, 2010)

THURSDAY

CdM Chamber Meeting

The Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce hosts a Government Affairs & Community Updates meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Chamber, 2855 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar.

$1.50 Tamales

Taco Mesa, 467 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa, offers $1.50 tamales every Thursday. For more information, call (949) 642-0629.

Free Corkage Thursdays

The Golden Truffle Restaurant, 1767 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach, 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.

Get Into the Spirit

Newport Harbor High School, 600 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach, will put on a Spirit Night to benefit the school's Pep Squad and help the team raise funds for a national competition in Las Vegas next month. Cheerleaders from Newport Harbor High and the Ensign, Mariners and Newport Heights schools will be performing in Newport Harbor's main gym, from 7 to 8:15 p.m.

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.

The Relative Strangers

Rock band The Relative Strangers perform at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. Ted Z and The Wranglers, Foxxhound and Ryan Ratfield also perform. The 21-and-older show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. For more information, visit http://www.lacaverestaurant.com.

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

Trike-A-Thon

The parent council of the Newport Coast Child Development Preschool will hold its 2nd annual Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The goal is to raise $10,000 for the hospital. The preschool is at 2350 Ford Road, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-4914.

THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY

'Merry Wives of Windsor'

Glendele Way, a graduate of the Orange Coast College theater program, will direct an OCC production of William Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor." Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $6 for OCC student, senior citizens and children. For more information, call (714) 432-5072.

TILL SUNDAY