Returning Catholics Group
Our Lady Queen of Angels Church, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach, is hosting a group from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for those interested in returning to the Catholic church or those who want to talk. Contact Victoria K. Dendinger at email@example.com for more information.
Newport Harbor Lutheran Church
A fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is from 4 p.m. at Newport Harbor Lutheran Church, 798 Dover Drive, Newport Beach. The event is in memory of Ronald Minke. For more information, call (949) 646-7848.
'Elvis in Hollywood'
The 12th annual Elvis Festival, themed "Elvis in Hollywood," is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Orange County Market Place in the O.C. Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Admission is $2. For more information, visit the Market Place's website at http://www.ocmarketplace.com or call (949) 723-6660.
Crossroads Band, a versatile classic rock cover band, performs from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Harp Inn, 130 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa. The show is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.flashbackheartattack.com.
Simpko performs from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
lululemon athletica at Fashion Island hosts Vino & Vinyasa, a summer yoga series. The classes are held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call (949) 644-9642.
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Local, national and international artists will exhibit their work at the Art-A-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. The event is in its 45th season and an adult season pass is $7. For more information, visit http://www.art-a-fair.com or call (949) 494-4514.
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Summer Sunday Dinner BBQ
The Balboa Bay Club & Resort presents Summer Sunday Dinner BBQ on the outdoor terrace of Duke's Place. In addition to dining overlooking the bay, the event also features live calypso and reggae music by Coconut Frank. Pricing is $29.50 for adults and $19.50 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are not necessary. For more information, visit http://www.balboabayclub.com.
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Brett Rubbico Gallery
Tessa Shane and Mitch Esaki are the featured artists for "TSME" at the Brett Rubbico Gallery, 361 Old Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. According to the gallery, the two artists have "masculine geometrics [merging] harmoniously with feminine detail to create a complementary seamless fit and perfect balance." For more information, visit http://www.brettrubbicogallery.com or call (949) 515-5102.
Pawn Shop Kings
Pawn Shop Kings perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
Paul Clark Quartet
Paul Clark Quartet performs at 8:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
NPR correspondent David Folkenflik is giving a presentation titled "How Can We Trust the News?" from 3 to 5 p.m. at UC Irvine's Social Science Lecture Hall. Reservations are encouraged for this free event by visiting http://www.partners.lib.uci.edu/folkenflik.
Strange Birds August continues its Tuesday Residency at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. Also performing are Tapioca & TheFlea and TRC. The free show is 21 and older only and starts at 10 p.m.
Wu-Tang Clan member GZA performs tracks from his second solo album "Liquid Swords," which peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard 200 charts when it was released in 1995. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Tickets are $20 and the show is 21 and older only.
DJ J-Heart performs at 9:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.