Benefit Shopping Event
O.C. philanthropist Julia Argyros and 3 Moms on a Mission will host a shopping party at the Bally store at South Coast Plaza to benefit Operation Smile. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. with a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres service, with 10% of proceeds from sales going toward Operation Smile. A bag from Bally's Moritz collection will be raffled off. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joshua Bell at SCFTA
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents a concert by the Academy of St. Martin in The Fields, featuring violinist Joshua Bell, at 8 p.m. at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, go to http://www.philharmonicsociety.org.
THURSDAY TILL MAY 3
The Newport Beach Film
More than 400 films from 50 countries will be screened during the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival. For more information, go to http://www.newportbeachfimfest.com.
'The Prince of Atlantis'
The world premiere of "The Prince of Atlantis," by Steven Drukman, will take place on the Segerstrom Stage at South Coast Repertory Theatre, 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.scr.org.
TILL MAY 6
'Million Dollar Quartet'
The Broadway smash hit "Million Dollar Quartet," which brings together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins," is at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $20. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org.
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. The program is open to anyone, and the cost is $15 for the program workbook. For more information, go to http://www.griefshare.org.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
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