Winter Bulb Festival
The UCI Arboretum will host its annual Winter Bulb Festival. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $2. The arboretum is south of the corner of where Campus Drive intersects Jamboree road. For more information, call (949) 824-5833.
"The Internationalists," a play by Poor Dog Group, will be performed in the Nicholas Studio at South Coast Repertory at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $20 to $30. SCR is at 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 708-5555 or go to http://www.scr.org.
Jewish American Dramatists
UC Irvine professor of drama Robert Cohen will give a presentation on Jewish American playwrights, including Arthur Miller, David Mamet and Clifford Odets, which will feature scenes played by graduate students in the UCI drama program. The presentation is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, 1 Federation Way, Suite 200, Irvine. For more information, go to http://www.jccoc.org.
Free Flu Shots
The Marque Urgent Care medical clinic, 2075 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach, 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 http://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 http://www.vanguardtickets.com or call (714) 668-6145.
7 Fingers performs "Traces," which "combines awe-inspiring acrobatics with infectious urban energy," according to a press release. Tickets start at $15 for the show, which is at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
TILL MARCH 11
'Nunsense' and 'Nunsense A-Men'
The Costa Mesa Playhouse, 661 Hamilton St., stages two versions of the same play, "Nunsense," featuring an all-female cast, and "Nunsense A-Men," featuring an all-male cast. Shows are Friday through Sunday. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.costamesaplayhouse.org.
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.
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 until May 27. The program is open to anyone, and the cost is $15 for the program workbook. For more information, go to http://www.griefshare.org.
Samantha Smith and her band will be playing folk rock and classic cover songs at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The free show is from 7 to 10 p.m.
'Dirt Made My Lunch'
The Environmental Nature Center presents "Dirt Made My Lunch," a program for children ages 3 to 5 that will teach them about where food comes from. The program starts at 9 a.m. at the ENC, 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach. Cost of admission to this parent participation class is $8 per child. For more information, call (949) 645-8489 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
'An Evening with Dennis Palumbo'
The Pen on Fire Writers Salon presents "An Evening with Dennis Palumbo," the author of a new novel, "Fever Dream." The event is at 7 p.m. at Scape Gallery, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona Del Mar. For more information, go to penonfire.blogspot.com.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $16. For showtimes and more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.