Gold Selling Party
The Women of Temple Bat Yahm will hold a fundraising gold selling party and antiques road show open house to benefit the temple. The event is from 1 to 5 p.m. Bring unwanted jewelry, gold, silver coins and antiques, which you can trade for cash. Temple Bat Yahm is at 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 644-1999 or go to http://www.tby.org.
O.C.-based Irish band Trooper Thorn will perform a free concert, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the courtyard at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 640-4110.
St. James Anglican Church, 3209 Via Lido Road, Newport Beach, presents "Sweetheart Soiree," a variety show from 5 to 7 p.m. in Trane Hall. Tickets cost $25 per couple, $15 per adult and $10 per student. For more information, go to stjamesnb.org or call (949) 999-3900.
'Savor the Flavor'
Nearly 70 local restaurants will participate in the sixth annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week. To find out more about the culinary event, go to http://www.newportbeachdining.com.
"The Great Picture: The World's Largest Photograph & The Legacy Project," an exhibit presented by the Orange County Great Park, will be shown in the park's Palm Court arts complex. For hours and more information, go to http://www.ocgp.org.
"Topdog/Underdog," a drama about the lives of two street-savvy hustlers, is at South Coast Repertory's Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scr.org.
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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.
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Do You Ping Pong?
Orange Coast College is offering a recreational table tennis program from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the OCC Fitness Center, at Fairview Road and Monitor Way, in Costa Mesa. Cost is $20 per month. To register, call (714) 432-5880.
'Mental Make Over'
A free "Mental Make Over" for people struggling with ADHD, bipolar disorder and other forms of mental illness, will take place at 7 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Library, 1855 Park Ave. For more information, call (949) 400-6597 or (714) 444-2497.
In celebration of Groundhog Day, the Environmental Nature Center, 1601 16th St., Newport Beach, presents "Little Songbirds: The Groundhog's Forecast," a program led by Beth Syverson, artistic director of Con Brio Studios, for children ages 3 to 5. The event starts at 10 a.m. The cost to enroll your child in this parent participation class is $8 per child. For more information, call (949) 645-8489 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY TILL FEB. 5
'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.
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.
Jamie Moyer Visits Newport
The Cannery, 3010 Lafayette Road, Newport Beach continues its Hot Stove League Series with special guest Jamie Moyer. Enjoy a cocktail hour and a three-course meal and wine pairing with a baseball great for $750, which the Angels Baseball Foundation will match. Proceeds go to Urban Youth Academy in Compton. Seating is limited to 50. For more information, call (562) 690-2011 or visit http://www.cannerynewport.com.
Men and women interested in walking with a group can join the Newport Mesa Walking Club at 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Hospital Road and Superior Avenue in Newport Beach. To join, call Loyda at (949) 650-0084.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun