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For A Good Cause

From Golf to Galas: Supporting Our Community

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Ethos Contemporary Art | February 23 from 1 - 4 p.m. | Meet local artists and hear more about their work at Ethos inaugural Art House a Salon in Big Canyon. Also, view select works of internationally acclaimed artists from around the world.  Art will be available for purchase. Ethos has chosen Newport Beach Arts Foundation as the charity for this show, and 10 percent of sales will benefit public art in Newport Beach. You must RSVP for the event. The address will be provided after an RSVP is received.

Contact: RSVP with your name at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or contact the gallery at 949.791.8917.

Cure Duchenne | March 2 from 5 - 10 p.m. | Wine connoisseurs and epicureans: Indulge in Napa Valley’s premier wines at CureDuchenne’s Napa in Newport event. From cult wine brands to exquisite cuisine to unparalleled auction lots, Napa in Newport brings together renowned vintners and wine enthusiasts for a truly unforgettable evening. Featuring coveted wines served alongside perfectly paired culinary creations, the Grand Tasting offers a spectacular night of wining and dining, and culminates in a spirited live auction. Celebrity Chef: Casey Thompson, a former finalist and three-time competitor on Bravo’s Top Chef. Cocktail attire recommended. Single tickets: $800. Sponsorships available. With this evening’s proceeds going to CureDuchenne – the nation’s leading Duchenne nonprofit organization with a mission of finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy – you can enjoy the festivities all the more knowing you’re supporting a righteous cause. The most common and fatal form of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne is a devastating, progressive muscle-wasting disease most commonly found in young boys. Affecting 15,000 children in the U.S. and 300,000 worldwide, there is currently no known cure for Duchenne. Cure Duchenne is headquartered in Newport Beach.

Contact: www.cureduchenne.org

Takes place at Monarch Beach Resort, 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point.

CDM Foundation | March 2 from 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. | Neptune in Vegas is an every other year fundraiser presented by the CDM Middle and High School Foundation, and it is open to the public. Come enjoy a fun casino night. Register to attend here. Bassman Blaine is the High Roller Sponsor for the evening, and is offering 20 percent off any piece(s) that you see on their showroom floor, with an additional 20 percent given back to the CDM Foundation. The CDM Foundation is a parent run group that invests in educational programs and campus improvements that help students prosper, have a positive school experience and prepare for their college careers.

Contact: www.CDMFoundation.org

Takes place at Bassman Blaine home furnishings showroom located at 2485 McCabe Way, Irvine.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian | March 6 - 10 | After an illustrious 20-year partnership with Toshiba, this event is entering a new era with Hoag assuming title sponsor ownership and becoming the Hoag Classic. This tournament will deliver world-class entertainment and infuse millions of dollars into our local economy. The Hoag Classic is televised domestically on the Golf Channel, and internationally on PGA TOUR television partners overseas. This exposure provides benefits that are immeasurable, and the positive light shed on Orange County residually impacts the businesses and individuals who reside here. Pre-tournament events include Monday, March 4: Womanology from 7:30 -10 a.m. in the Newport Beach Country Club Ballroom that will lead guests on a journey to better health and enhancing their well-being. The special event will start with a morning brunch and meet and greet, followed by an entertaining open panel discussion with well-known female leaders and physicians from Hoag. Proceeds from Womanology will benefit the Women’s Health Institute at Hoag. (By pre-purchased ticket only.); Monday Pro-Am - Competing inside the ropes and alongside the legends of the PGA TOUR is the most unique golf and entertainment experience in the world. The Monday Pro-Am offers sponsors the first opportunity to experience the championship course before their favorite PGA TOUR Champions players go head-to-head later that week. Each amateur foursome is paired with a professional in this one day competition; Tuesday, March 5: Breakfast with a Champion from 7:30 - 10 a.m. in the Newport Beach Country Club Ballroom features Darren Clarke. Do you ever wonder about the journey it takes to become a tour pro? Or the most prized moment in an accomplished career? And what it was like playing alongside some of the most influential players in the history of golf – like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus or Sam Snead? The Breakfast with a Champion event provides an unparalleled opportunity to get to know one of your favorite golf legends like never before. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2019 Breakfast with a Champion Guest of Honor. (By pre-purchased ticket only.)

Contact: For a detailed roster of tournament events, visit www.hoagclassic.com

Takes place at Newport Beach Country Club, One Clubhouse Drive, Newport Beach.

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BrightFutures4Kids | March 9 | 21st Annual BrightFutures4Kids fundraiser, The Heart of Broadway evening themed Bright Lights, Brighter Futures features dining, dancing, entertainment and silent & live auctions. The elegant gala will unite business and community leaders for a night of awareness and support for child abuse prevention services to many of the 10,000 at-risk children and their families in Orange County. Sponsorships range from $5,000 - $25,000. 

Contact: www.brightfutures4kids.org

Takes place at Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach.

Childhelp Orange County | March 14 | The 33rd Annual Diamond Jubilee Fashion Show & Luncheon is one of three fundraisers held by the Childhelp Orange County Chapter members each year. At this year’s event, they will honor Childhelp founders, Yvonne Fedderson and Sara O’Meara with the Inspiration Award, and actress and singer, Jen Lilley, with the Children’s Friend Award. Event co-chairs Linda Burns, Patti Edwards and Tami Smith anticipate welcoming 400 guests for an afternoon of friendship, fashion and fun. Childhelp is celebrating its 60th year in the fight against child abuse and neglect. Guests will be treated to a New York Fashion Week runway-style fashion show presented by South Coast Plaza and featuring the latest fashion trends from the likes of Bally, Escada, Intermix, Lafayette 148, Max Mara, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tadashi Shoji and Ted Baker London. David Yurman will offer informal modeling of their jewelry. There will also be an opportunity drawing offering prizes provided by South Coast Plaza designer boutiques. Tickets: $175 - $50,000. To purchase tickets, visit www.one.bidpal.net/childhelpocfashionshow2019.

Contact: Pam Pharris, 949.892.7300. www.childhelp.org

Takes place at Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach, 690  Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach.

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36th Annual Spirit Run | March 17 | This road race and expo take place on St. Patrick’s Day featuring 15 running and walking events with something for every age: from toddler to grandparents, and fitness level, from walkers and joggers to elite runners. Bring your furry friend for the Kriser’s Dog Mile where humans age 13 and older run or walk with their favorite pups. Spirit Run is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with St. Patrick’s Day-themed happenings including T-shirts, a costume contest, and a four-leaf clover medal and coupon for a free “Banger Bites” appetizer at Muldoon’s Irish Pub for adult finishers. Net proceeds benefit education and athletics in local schools.

Contact: For event details and registration, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

and visit www.nmspiritrun.org

Takes place at Fashion Island, Newport Beach.

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OASIS Senior Center | April 13 from 5 - 9 p.m. | Ole! Ole! Fiesta Fantastica is the annual spring fundraiser presented by Friends of OASIS. Enjoy a fun-filled evening of wining, dining, dancing and gaming including a wheel of fortune, a silent auction and surprise balloon sales with prizes donated by restaurants, retail shops and local services. Live music by Tears of Joy. Tickets are $45. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $250 - $5,000.

Contact: Call Sharon at 1.435.640.3634, Barbara at 949.633.1514, or the Friends of OASIS office at 949.718.1800 for more information. www.friendsofoasis.org

Takes place at OASIS Senior Center, 801 Narcissus Ave., Corona del Mar.

Southern California Hospice Foundation | April 16 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | The Southern California Hospice Foundation’s annual golf tournament is a place where you or your company can become active members of the SCHF Family, as they offer a forum to mingle with individuals of common background who share the beliefs that hospice is a vital, indispensable service for our community. Join the day’s festivities as an individual player, sponsor, or both. You will enjoy breathtaking ocean views from every hole, offering a unique golf experience you will not soon forget. Bring a guest, client, or colleague and enjoy the ultimate Southern California golfing experience. Your support allows this organization to continue to celebrate life and restore hope throughout the years to come. Ticket information: Individual, $600; Sponsorship opportunities from $1,000 - $30,000.

Contact: Michelle Wulfestieg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 877.661.0087. www.socalhospicefoundation.org/events/life-links-love-annual-charity-golf-tournament

Takes place at The Resort at Pelican Hill Golf Club, 22800 S. Pelican Hill Road, Newport Coast.

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Editor’s Note: If you have a philanthropic event with a connection to Newport Beach you would like to see publicized, please email the information with an image and contact person with email address to Lana Johnson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like to reach out to Newport Beach non-profit organizations, visit https://greatnonprofits.org/city/newport-beach/CA.


Newport’s Best Bets in Arts & Entertainment

From Live Theater to Community Happenings, enjoy these!

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Balboa Car Show | Every Sunday from 7 - 9 a.m. 

Fun Zone Parking lot, 600 E. Bay Ave., Balboa Peninsula

Gem Faire, Continuing through February 24. Features fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Nearly 200 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing while you shop. Hours: Friday, Feb. 22 from 12 - 6 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets: $7 general admission, which is good for all three days; children 11 years and younger are free. Parking is $9.

Contact: www.gemfaire.com

Takes place at Orange County Fair & Event Center in the Costa Mesa Building and Santa Ana Pavilion, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.

The Annual OC Home & Garden Show, Continuing through February 24. The 42nd annual Orange County Home & Garden Show features fresh ideas, innovative products, inspiring exhibits and informative workshops. Hours: Friday, Feb. 22 from 12 - 6 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets: $8 general admission; $6 seniors (60+ years of age); children 12 years and younger are free. Parking is $9.

Contact: www.thebesthomeshow.com

Takes place at Orange County Fair & Event Center - Los Alamitos and Anaheim buildings and OC Promenade.

“In Residence” landscape oils by Gianne de Genevraye, Continuing through March 1 during Newport Beach Central Library hours. The Newport Beach City Arts Commission presents an exhibition of landscape oil paintings by international artist Gianne de Genevraye who paints public gardens in Europe and the United States. She is a contemporary nature painter, exhibiting widely with work seen in collections in France, Italy, Sweden and the U.S. Born in California, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of California Irvine, studying under contemporary masters Judy Chicago, Tony Delap, Craig Kaufman and John Paul Jones. She was studio assistant to Jennifer Bartlett in France for three years. In 1990-91, she was an Invited Artist at the American Academy of Rome. In 2017, de Genevraye was in residence at the Villa Fontaine in Antibes, France, beginning her residency for her upcoming Sister Cities exhibition at the Newport Beach Public Library. She then returned to Baja, Mexico, painting in both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. In 2018, she traveled during the spring with Newport Beach Sister City to Okazaki, Japan to paint in residence during the cherry blossom festival. Paintings on display at the Newport Beach Central Library gallery, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Giannes aloe artwork for Newport's Best Bets

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Madame Butterfly, February 23 and 26 at 8 p.m. Puccini’s Madame Butterfly tells the story of a young naïve Japanese geisha who believes that her love for a handsome American naval officer is eternal. With its lush score and heartbreaking arias, it is a timeless tale that will stir your emotions. Carl St.Clair, conductor. Tickets start at $30.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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Afternoon Tea in the Gardens, February 27 at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the Garden’s beautiful surroundings. The menu includes a fresh pot of tea, petite fresh currant & chocolate scones, a selection of tea sandwiches and chef’s selection of desserts. Cost: $34 per person plus tax & gratuity. By reservation only.

Contact: For reservations, call 949.673.0033. To view the menu, visit the website.

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

The Takács Quartet, February 28 at 8 p.m. Now entering their 44th season, the Takács Quartet returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with its new second violinist Harumi Rhodes, who was welcomed into the group earlier this year upon the retirement of founding member Károly Schranz. Based in Boulder at the University of Colorado, the Quartet – Edward Dusinberre, Harumi Rhodes (violins), Geraldine Walther (viola) and András Fejér (cello) – performs 80 concerts a year worldwide. For their Segerstrom engagement the program includes Haydn: Quartet Op. 76 #1, Bartók: String Quartet #6 and Grieg: String Quartet. Tickets start at $39.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place in the Samueli Theater, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

The Takacs Quartet

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Orange County FIRST Robotics Competition, February 28 - March 2. Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, the FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind. High school student participants call it “the hardest fun you’ll ever have.” Under strict rules, limited resources, and an intense six-week time limit, teams of students are challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand,” hone teamwork skills, and build and program industrial-size robots to play a difficult field game against like-minded competitors. It’s as close to real-world engineering as a student can get. Hours: Thursday, Feb. 28 from 7:45 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, March 1 - 2 from 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Free admission; Parking is $9.

Contact: www.firstoc.org

Takes place at Orange County Fair & Event Center – The Hangar, Anaheim Building and Baja Blues, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.

Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market, March 1 and 2. Southern California’s Best Vintage Market with authentic, upcycled, repurposed and one-of-a-kind merchandise not found in any department stores. Individual vendors feature Americana and European goods, home decor, furniture, jewelry/clothing, and artisan wares styled & curated in each booth. Hours: Friday, March 1 from 3 - 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 2 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tickets: $7 general admission; free for military (with ID) and children 12 years and younger. Parking is $9.

Contact: www.flyingmizdaisy.com; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 949.422.0432.

Takes place at Orange County Fair & Event Center - Los Alamitos Building, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa.

Lantern Festival 2019, March 2 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bring the entire family and join the Pacific Symphony’s annual Lantern Festival, celebrating the Year of the Pig. The Lantern Festival, which can be traced back 2,000 years, takes place 15 days after the Lunar New Year – on the first full moon night in the lunar calendar – and marks the return of spring, representing the reunion of family. The act of lighting and appreciating lanterns is a way for people to let go of the burdens of their old selves and express their best wishes for themselves and their families for the future. Pacific Symphony and South Coast Chinese Cultural Center/Irvine Chinese School join in presenting this free family-friendly festival in cooperation with Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Commemorate the end of the Lunar New Year celebration with music, dance, art making, riddles and food. Enjoy performances featuring local music and dance groups in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and activities on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza. You’ll have the opportunity to decorate your very own lantern, take in live music, try your hand at solving a riddle, take a Chinese folk dance lesson and more. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Due to venue capacity, admission will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the course of the event. Though a ticket does not guarantee immediate admission, ticket holders will be given priority access. Be sure to print out all print-at-home tickets.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and Julianne and George Argyros Plaza, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

Lantern Festival

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Photograph 51, March 3 - 24. Performance times and ticket prices vary. Rosalind Franklin was a British pioneer in science in the early 1950s, yet her groundbreaking role in the discovery of DNA’s double helix structure is still often overlooked. Based on a true story, Photograph 51 presents an intriguing portrait of a complex, courageous woman making her way in a male-dominated field. While rival teams of researchers compete for a breakthrough, Franklin focused and unbending, is locked in a race of her own. A hit in the West End, it was proclaimed “A triumph” by the Telegraph.

Contact: Call 714.708.5500. www.scr.org

Takes place on the Julia Argyros Stage at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

Hooray for Hollywoodland: 96 Year History of the Hollywood Sign, March 6 at 7 p.m. In 1923, Moses H. Sherman, namesake of Sherman Library & Gardens, partnered with several associates to create an upscale hillside housing development named Hollywoodland. Built as a temporary billboard to advertise the development, the Hollywood sign now ranks as one of Los Angeles’ top tourist attractions and one of the most iconic images in the world. Historian Mary Mallory presents the fascinating story of how this emblem of glamour and opportunity has come to symbolize the city in which it resides. This is a free event.

Contact: To RSVP, call 949.673.0033, or visit the website.

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

Aladdin, March 6 - 23 (no performances on March 11 and March 18). Performance times vary. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!), this “Fabulous” and “Extravagant” (The New York Times) new musical boasts an incomparable design team with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins), Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots) and Natasha Katz (An American in Paris). Recommended for ages 6 and up. Tickets start at $26.50.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place at Segerstrom Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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Kids Peaceful Painting with Miss Erna, March 9 from 12 - 3 p.m. This workshop is geared to give your child a chance to spend time in a garden and be surrounded by nature’s beauty. Children will be encouraged to find their unique creative expression. This workshop provides a stress-free space where everyone is welcome. Open to all ages. Children 6 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please bring a snack. All supplies provided. Class sizes are limited. Cost: $40 Friends, $50 Non-members.

Contact: Call 949.673.0033, and sign up at the website.

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

Afternoon Tea in the Gardens, March 13 at 2:30, 2:45 and 3 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the Garden’s beautiful surroundings. The menu includes a fresh pot of tea, petite fresh currant & chocolate scones, a selection of tea sandwiches and chef’s selection of desserts. Cost: $34 per person plus tax & gratuity. By reservation only.

Contact: For reservations, call 949.673.0033. To view the menu, visit the website.

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

Afternoon Tea

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Watercolor Class: Florals and Brush Lettering with Erna, March 15 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to see and paint color and simple shapes. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter. Each participant will take home his/her own charming painting. Maximum: 12 people. Cost: $35 Friends, $45 Non-members.

Contact: Call 949.673.0033, and sign up at the website.

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

Sleeping Beauty for Kids, March 16 at 10 and 11:30 a.m. The whole family will enjoy this program for children. Sleeping Beauty for Kids is an abridged narrated version of the classic ballet presented by Festival Ballet Theatre. The shortened performance, the heart-warming production of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, brings to life fabled storybook favorites Princess Aurora, Puss ‘n Boots, Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf…characters that remind us that good always triumphs over evil. Admission is free. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ticket distribution, for both shows, will begin at 9 a.m. Ticket holders should return 15 minutes prior to the show to be seated.

Contact: www.newportbeachlibrary.org

Takes place at the Central Library’s Friends Room,100 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

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Phantom of the Opera, March 17 at 3 p.m. Organist and internationally renowned silent-film accompanist Dennis James provides a chilling soundtrack to the classic 1925 silent film The Phantom of the Opera (1925), starring Lon Chaney Sr. as the dreaded Phantom who terrorizes the Paris Opera House in an attempt to make the woman he is infatuated with a celebrity. See this extraordinary film on the big screen while experiencing the overwhelming sounds from the 4,322-pipe organ. Tickets start at $10.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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Sunday Musicale, March 17 from 3 - 4 p.m. Actress and Mezzo Soprano, Rigby Jones (Pacific Opera Project, Boston Conservatory), and pianist, Martin Borsanyi, perform a dynamic, dramatic, multilingual program from the European cabaret tradition, centered on the favorite works of Kurt Weill and Edith Piaf. Translations provided.

Contact: www.newportbeachlibrary.org

Takes place at the Central Library’s Friends Room,100 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Floyd Collins, March 22 - April 21. Performances take place Thursdays through Sundays; times vary. Tickets: $25. “In 1925, a heedless Kentucky spelunker, Floyd Collins, got trapped underground while searching for a cave big enough to turn into a tourist attraction. The rescue effort gained national attention with reporters being sent from all over to cover the story, becoming the first media circus, everyone looking to cash in on Floyd’s misfortune.” Variety. A Lucille Lortel award winner for Best Musical. Book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau. Obie award-winning music and lyrics by Adam Guettel.

Contact: For tickets and box office hours, call 949.631.0288. www.ntaconline.com

Takes place at Newport Theatre Arts Center, 2501 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach.

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Block Printing Workshop, March 23 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Taught by instructor Elizabeth James from Pacific and Rose Textiles, learn step-by-step the ancient art of hand block-printing, including classic Indian design principles, printing bed and ink tray preparation, and blocking-printing techniques. After first practicing on paper, you’ll complete two large flour sack kitchen towels. Plan your design from a selection of vintage woodblocks from her personal collection. Block printed examples will be exhibited to inspire your inner design child. All tools and supplies will be furnished, with an instruction pamphlet for you to keep, as well as a free surprise gift. Additional

vintage woodblocks and tea towel blanks will be available for purchase. James’ collections of home and lifestyle products have been hand block-printed in her Jaipur, India workshop since 2001. Cost: $70. Reserve you spot at www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com/collections/seaside-events.

Contact: 949.290.7249. www.seasidegalleryandgoods.com

Takes place at Seaside Gallery & Goods, 124 Tustin Ave., Newport Beach.

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Afternoon Tea in the Gardens, March 27 at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the Garden’s beautiful surroundings. The menu includes a fresh pot of tea, petite fresh currant & chocolate scones, a selection of tea sandwiches and chef’s selection of desserts. Cost: $34 per person plus tax & gratuity. By reservation only.

Contact: For reservations, call 949.673.0033. To view the menu, visit the website.

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion, March 27 at 8 p.m. An international phenomenon, Grammy Award-winning tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain is one of the foremost percussionists of the contemporary world whose brilliant and exciting performances have established him as a national treasure of India. Considered one of the greatest musicians of our time, he along with his legendary father and teacher, Ustad Allarakha, has elevated the status of his instrument, the tabla, both in India and around the world. Masters of Percussion, an outgrowth of Hussain’s memorable tours with his father, has enjoyed successful tours in the West since the mid-1990s, and this performance showcases Indian ragas, rhythms and traditional dance. Widely recognized as a chief architect of the world music movement, Hussain received a Grammy Award in the Best Contemporary World Music category for Global Drum Project with drummer Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead, Latin jazz percussionist Giovanni Hidalgo and Nigerian percussionist Sikiru Adepoju. He has also participated in historic collaborations, including Shakti, Remember Shakti, Diga, Planet Drum, and his ever-changing musical feast, Masters of Percussion. Program to be announced. Part of the Orange Series, sponsored by Judith and Howard Jelinek. Tickets start at $28.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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¡DAMAS! Celebrating Women Creators, March 27 at 8 p.m. In honor of International Women’s Month, meet inspiring female creators and discover your own creative voice as we celebrate the power and diversity of women in Orange County. From painters to poets and everything in between, this free event recognizes the importance of women and the innovative ways in which they use art to better our community. Enjoy live music and compelling speakers and learn about the many forms that self-expression takes. Free; no tickets required.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place at the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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UnSung Heroes, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. Featuring creators ranging from medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingen to 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, and including a world premiere by Seattle composer and conductor Karen P. Thomas, UnSung Heroes brings the genius of music written by women to the forefront. Robert Istad, conductor. Pacific Chorale performs. Tickets start at $20.

Contact: Call 714.556.2787. www.scfta.org

Takes place at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

UnSung Heroes for Best Bets

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Poor Yella Rednecks, March 30 - April 27. Performance times and ticket prices vary. In the award-winning Vietgone, Qui Nguyen recounted his parents’ hot and hilarious courtship in a Vietnamese refugee camp in 1975. Now, six years later, Tong and Quang are building new lives in a foreign land called Arkansas. But marriage is hard –especially when she’s having doubts and his first one isn’t over yet. One family’s history makes for a raucously funny, deeply moving take on the immigrant story, told with hip-hop style. Performances occur on the Segerstrom Stage. 

Contact: Call 714.708.5500. www.scr.org

Takes place at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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Mosaic Hummingbird Class on April 2 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. This class will sell out. Pre-registration is required.

Contact: Call 949.673.0033. www.slgardens.org

Takes place at Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.

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Sheepdog, April 14 - May 5. Performance times and ticket prices vary. What begins as a love story about two Cleveland cops – a black woman who falls for her white male partner – changes when he shoots a young black man in the line of duty. Amina loves Ryan. But can she trust her heart when the truth about the shooting, and her man, becomes more and more slippery? A relationship gets shaken to the core in this riveting drama by an up-and-coming playwright. Written by Kevin Artigue and directed by Leah C. Gardiner. Recommended for ages 14 and older.

Contact: Call 714.708.5500. www.scr.org

Takes place on the Julia Argyros Stage at South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

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Newport Beach Public Library Hosts
Events, Workshops

NB Central Library

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

“In Residence” landscape oils by Gianne de Genevraye, Continuing through March 1 during library hours. The Newport Beach City Arts Commission presents an exhibition of landscape oil paintings by international artist Gianne de Genevraye who paints public gardens in Europe and the United States. She is a contemporary nature painter, exhibiting widely with work seen in collections in France, Italy, Sweden and the U.S. Born in California, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of California Irvine, studying under contemporary masters Judy Chicago, Tony Delap, Craig Kaufman and John Paul Jones. She was studio assistant to Jennifer Bartlett in France for three years. In 1990-91, she was an Invited Artist at the American Academy of Rome. In 2017, de Genevraye was in residence at the Villa Fontaine in Antibes, France, beginning her residency for her upcoming Sister Cities exhibition at the Newport Beach Public Library. She then returned to Baja, Mexico, painting in both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. In 2018, she traveled during the spring with Newport Beach Sister City to Okazaki, Japan to paint in residence during the cherry blossom festival. Paintings on display at the Newport Beach Central Library gallery, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Newport Beach Sister City paintings Koi Pond

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Courtesy of Gianne de Genevraye

LEGO Block Party, February 20 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

Author Dr. Nancy Segal, Accidental Brothers, February 21 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Dr. Nancy L. Segal is currently Professor of Psychology at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and Director of the Twin Studies Center which she founded in 1991. She has written several books about twins. with her most recent being Accidental Brothers: The Story of Twins Exchanged at Birth and the Power of Nature and Nurture, published in April 2018. Accidental Brothers tells the unique story of two sets of identical Colombian twin brothers who discovered at age 25 that they were mistakenly raised as fraternal twins ― when they were not even biological brothers. Due to an oversight that presumably occurred in the hospital nursery, one twin in each pair was switched with a twin in the other pair. The result was two sets of unrelated “fraternal” twins – Jorge and Carlos, who were raised in the lively city of Bogotá; and William and Wilber, who were raised in the remote rural village of La Paz, 150 miles away. In addition to Accidental Brothers, Dr. Segal is the author of Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts About Twins (San Diego: Elsevier, April 2017). Admission to this event is free, however space is limited so registration is recommended. Register at the website. Takes place in Central Library’s Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Accidental Brothers book cover for NBPL

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LEGO Saturdays, February 23 from 12 - 3 p.m. From buildings to action figures, design, build and invent with LEGOs at this casual, but creative program for elementary age children. No registration required. (Not held the first Saturday of the month.) Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Medicine in Our Backyard, February 25 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. NBPL Foundation, in partnership with UC Irvine Health, presents Medicine in Our Backyard, a series of lectures featuring internationally known UC Irvine Health physicians who will discuss research and cutting-edge technology in their various fields of expertise. Speakers: Kenneth Chang, M.D. and Brian Smith, M.D. Title: Chronic heartburn? Painful GERD? Get relief from UCI Health experts. Do you suffer from chronic heartburn or painful regurgitation of stomach acid? UCI Health esophageal disease specialists at the UCI Health Comprehensive Heartburn Center can provide the most complete evaluation, proactive care and innovative treatments to dramatically lessen your symptoms, or eliminate GERD altogether.  Dr. Chang and Dr. Smith will discuss an array of minimally invasive, Food and Drug Administration approved treatments to match your needs and diagnosis. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Lecture and Q&A from 7 - 8:30 p.m. No charge to attend. Takes place in Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

LEGO Block Party, February 13 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

Beyond the Canvas – The Great Masters in Art: Giovanni Bellini, February 27 from 7 - 8 p.m. This season, award-winning professor Jacqueline Hahn will explore the Great Masters, in this fascinating art lecture series on legendary artists’ lives and artistic movements. Giovanni Bellini’s sumptuous color and fluent, atmospheric landscapes had a great effect on the Venetian painting school, especially on pupils Giorgione and Titian.

Learn more about the great masters of art in a fascinating visual presentation. Free to the public; seating is first come, first served. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Takes place in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Bellini painting for NBPL

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Library Live: Rachel Devlin February 28 from 7 - 8 p.m. The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation presents Library Live with Rachel Devlin. In the years before the Supreme Court struck down school segregation with its 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the struggle to desegregate America’s schools was a grassroots movement, and young women were on the front lines. As early as the 1940’s, parents and young girls were filing desegregation lawsuits. Author Devlin’s research
transforms our understanding of one of the 20th century’s most important civil rights battles, set in motion by undaunted students. After years spent researching these remarkable women, she brings to us their powerful stories of leadership, bravery and a steely resolve to gain civil rights. Devlin reminds us of the courage and sacrifice they endured and how relevant their struggle remains today. This lecture is free. Reservations are required. Sign up at this link: www.nbplfoundation.org/content/freeevents.html. Takes place in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

AP Practice Test (World and U.S. History), March 2 from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sharpen your test-taking skills with a free, full-length practice AP test. In partnership with C2 Education of Newport Beach, NBPL is hosting free AP practice tests. Students can choose between AP World History and AP U.S. History. Please include the test name in the “Comments” box on the registration page. You must provide this information when you register in order to be admitted to the test. The test will last approximately four hours. Students don’t need to bring pencil or paper, but can bring a calculator if they wish. Results will be presented at a separate results program on Monday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. This is a free event, but registration is required and space is limited. Only those who register in advance will be allowed to take the test. You will receive a confirmation email from this address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please add this email address to your contacts, or check your junk/spam mail if you did not receive a confirmation. Age Level: Teens taking AP Test in May 2109. If you have any questions regarding your registration or to change your AP Test subject area, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For the online registration form, visit the NBPL calendar on the website. This program was also offered on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Mariners Branch Library. Please only register for one AP Test date. The test will be held at Central Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Under the Sea Drop-In Crafts, March 2 from 12 - 3 p.m. Come enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of crafts inspired your ocean animal friends. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Geared for ages 3 - 8. Takes place in the Central Library Children’s Storytime Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

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National Pig Day Crafts, March 5 from 4 - 5 p.m. Come join the fun in celebrating National Pig Day by learning about pigs and making pig-inspired crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Geared for ages 3 - 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

Pig

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LEGO Block Party, March 6 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

The Witte Lectures: Amy Walter, March 8 from 7 - 9 p.m. and March 9 from 2 - 4 p.m. The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation (NBPLF) presents a Witte Lecture with Amy Walter, the national editor of The Cook Political Report where she provides non-partisan analysis of issues, trends and events that shape the political environment. She also appears on PBS NewsHour weekly and hosts the WNYC radio show The Takeaway. Over the past 19 years, Walter has built a reputation as an accurate, objective and insightful political analyst with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision makers. Known as one of the best political journalists covering Washington, she is the former political director of ABC News. She is also a regular panelist on NVC’s Meet the Press, Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier and CBS’s Face the Nation. According to Charlie Cook, of The Cook Political Report, Walter’s work is trusted and respected by Democrats and Republicans alike. She knows how to get beyond bluster and spin to unearth – and explain – what really matters.” Friday night, March 8 includes a lecture and community conversation with a light supper and wine. Cost: NBPLF Members: $58; Non-members, $63. Saturday afternoon, March 9 includes a lecture and Q&A with coffee & dessert. Cost: NBPLF Members: $38; Non-members, $43. Both sessions include book sales & signing. Takes place in Central Library’s Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

LEGO Saturdays, March 9 from 12 - 3 p.m. From buildings to action figures, design, build and invent with LEGOs at this casual, but creative program for elementary age children. No registration required. (Not held the first Saturday of the month.) Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Legos mixed up

AP Results Program, March 11 from 7 - 8 p.m. Students who attended the February 9 and March 2 AP Practice Tests at NBPL can attend this program to view their results and get free tips and advice for taking the test in the future. This is a free event that is limited to students and parents of students who took the practice AP Tests on those dates. Age Level: Students 9th - 12th grade taking AP tests in May 2019. Takes place in Central Library’s Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

SCORE Workshop, March 12 from 5:30 - 8:45 p.m. (Check in from 5:30 - 6 p.m.) “Money From Home! 10 EZ Steps to Starting a Home Based Business. This free series of business workshops is funded by Friends of the Library. Geared to adults. For more information and to register, visit www.orangecounty.score.org. Takes place at the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Book Discussion Group, March 13 from 9:15 - 11 a.m. The Charlotte “Charlie” Alexander Book Discussion Group will be discussing, The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. Synopsis: It’s 1969 in New York City’s Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children – four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness –sneak out to hear their fortunes. Their prophecies inform their next five decades. Golden-boy Simon escapes to the West Coast; dreamy Klara becomes a Las Vegas magician; eldest son Daniel seeks security as an army doctor post 9/11, hoping to control fate; and bookish Varya throws herself into longevity research, where she tests the boundary between science and immortality. Doors open at 9 a.m.; Free; no reserved seating and registration isn’t necessary. If you haven’t finished or read the book, come anyway. Presented by the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation. Takes place in Central Library’s Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

The Immortalists for NBPL

LEGO Block Party, March 13 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

Luck o’ the Irish Crafts, March 13 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Come all ye leprechauns for a craft-filled celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Geared for ages 3 - 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Takes place at Balboa Branch Library, 100 Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach.

leprechaun hats for NBPL

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Sleeping Beauty for Kids, March 16 at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The whole family will enjoy this program for children. Sleeping Beauty for Kids is an abridged narrated version of the classic ballet presented by Festival Ballet Theatre. The shortened performance, the heart-warming production of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, brings to life fabled storybook favorites Princess Aurora, Puss ‘n Boots, Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf…characters that remind us that good always triumphs over evil. Admission is free. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ticket distribution, for both shows, will begin at 9 a.m. Ticket holders should return 15 minutes prior to the show to be seated.

Sleeping Beauty for Kids for NBPL

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LEGO Saturdays, March 16 from 12 - 3 p.m. From buildings to action figures, design, build and invent with LEGOs at this casual, but creative program for elementary age children. No registration required. (Not held the first Saturday of the month.) Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Catepillars and Butterflies, March 19 from 4 - 5 p.m. Back by popular demand, watch as caterpillars grow into butterflies at the Newport Beach Public Library. On this first day, you can meet their new caterpillar friends while enjoying butterfly-themed stories and crafts. They will display their live caterpillars at the children’s desk and you can visit them over several weeks as they grow and change into butterflies. Check the website for further information; they will post their butterfly release event one - two days in advance, as they begin to emerge from their cocoons. Children of all ages are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult. Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Monarch Burtterfly for NBPL

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LEGO Block Party, March 25 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

LEGO Saturdays, March 23 from 12 - 3 p.m. From buildings to action figures, design, build and invent with LEGOs at this casual, but creative program for elementary age children. No registration required. (Not held the first Saturday of the month.) Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Legos

Medicine in Our Backyard, March 25 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. NBPL Foundation, in partnership with UC Irvine Health, presents Medicine in Our Backyard, a series of lectures featuring internationally known UC Irvine Health physicians who will discuss research and cutting-edge technology in their various fields of expertise. Speaker: Marcela Dominguez, M.D. Dr. Dominguez will discuss Bio-Identical Hormone Restoration and the latest information to keep you feeling youthful and preventing future illness. This lecture will explore the foundations of healthy bio-identical hormone restoration to maximize your quality of life and prevent significant illness. She is one of a handful of doctors in the country who is an expert in combining western and alternative therapies to provide state of- the-art bioidentical hormone replacement, functional medicine, nutrition and herbal therapy in a highly customized, complementary and integrated protocol. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Lecture and Q&A from 7 - 8:30 p.m. No charge to attend. Takes place in Central Library’s Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

LEGO Block Party, March 27 from 3 - 4 p.m. Design, build and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program! No registration required. Takes place at Mariners Branch Library, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach.

Beyond the Canvas – The Great Masters in Art: Giorgione, March 27 from 7 - 8 p.m. This season, award-winning professor Jacqueline Hahn will explore the Great Masters, in this fascinating art lecture series on legendary artists’ lives and artistic movements. Giorgione was an Italian painter whose career was ended by his death at a little over 30. He is known for the elusive poetic quality of his work, and together with Titian, founded the distinctive Venetian school of Italian Renaissance painting, which achieves much of its effect through color and mood, and is traditionally contrasted with Florentine painting, which relies on a more linear disegno-led style. Free to the public; seating is first come, first served. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Takes place in the Central Library Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Giorgione painting for NBPL

Courtesy of NBPL

Lyric Opera of Orange County, March 28 from 7 - 8 p.m. Join Lyric Opera of Orange County for this special program for “Opera Outsiders.” Discover how 400 years of music can be applied to a modern stage, complete with secrets, sex and scandals. Exploring the operatic works of women, gender bending characters and voice types and casting dilemmas for the modern audience. Not to be missed! Free. Takes place in Central Library’s Friends Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

LEGO Saturdays, March 30 from 12 - 3 p.m. From buildings to action figures, design, build and invent with LEGOs at this casual, but creative program for elementary age children. No registration required. (Not held the first Saturday of the month.) Takes place in Central Library’s Children’s Room, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach.

Let’s Read! Kids’ Storytimes

Books & Babies – It’s never too early for storytime. Introduce language and reading to the littlest lap-sitters, 6 - 24 months. Central on Mondays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.; Grant Howald Park’s Community Room on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m. Mariners on Wednesdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.; Balboa on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Toddler Storytime – Start building a love of reading early with fun stories and songs for toddlers from 24-36 months. Please arrive on time and do not bring older siblings. Central on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Mariners on Thursdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Songs & Stories – Children 2 - 5 years of age will enjoy stories and music, while being introduced to guided movement, yoga and instruments. Grant Howald Park’s Community Room on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m..

Preschool Storytime – Stories, poems and songs will inspire literary, dramatic and musical fun for kids 3 - 5 years of age. Balboa on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Mariners on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Grant Howald Park’s Community Room on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m.. Central on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Pajama Storytime – Children from age 3 - 7 can enjoy just-before-bed storytelling fun. Don’t forget to come in your pjs! Central on Mondays at 7 p.m.

Family Storytime – Enjoy family time with stories, songs and a craft geared especially for children ages 3-7. Central on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. www.newportkids.org

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Branches

Central Library

1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. 949.717.3800

Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.;

Sunday, Noon - 5 p.m.

Mariners Branch

1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. 949.717.3838

Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.;

Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.

Balboa Branch

100 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach. 949.644.3076

Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday,

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Closed Sundays

Corona del Mar Branch

420 Marigold Ave., Corona del Mar. 949.644.3075

Closed for reconstruction. Scheduled to re-open in Spring 2019. Customers will be able to use services at the Central Library or concierge services at OASIS Senior Center for pickup and return of materials. Existing holds set for pickup at Corona del Mar have been re-routed to the Central Library. Customers can change their desired pickup location by accessing their account online or by contacting the Library.

www.newportbeachlibrary.org