Paddle with the Mayor
Saturday, October 13, 9 a.m.
China Cove Beach (near Ocean Drive and Fernleaf Avenue in Corona del Mar, 92625)
Mayor Nancy Gardner invites local paddle boarders, kayakers, canoeists, outrigger enthusiasts, and others to join her as she paddles through Newport Harbor this Saturday, October 13 at 9 a.m. Participants must provide their own watercraft and safety equipment. Participants are welcome to travel the full, 3.75-mile route around Balboa Island or may join in along the way. Light refreshments will be served on the beach at China Cove when the group returns. For maps and more information – www.newportbeachca.gov/mayorswalk
Balboa Beach Music Fest
Saturday, October 13, starting at 12 p.m.
100 Main Street, Newport Beach, 92661
Price: General Admission $45
The Balboa Beach Fest is a benefit for the Balboa Performing Arts Theater Foundation and will feature 10 artists on two stages. Free festival parking will be available at Hoag Hospital’s parking structure, located at 540 Superior Ave., Newport Beach. There will be free shuttle service from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. between the parking structure and the Beach Fest.
Economic Forecast for 2013
Friday, October 19, 7:30 a.m.
Newport Beach Marriott, 900 Newport Center Dr., 92660.
Cost: $40 Newport Beach Chamber Members, $50 Non Members
The City of Newport Beach is a sponsor of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Economic Forecast for 2013. This year's panel of experts includes:
- Andrew J. Policano, Dean, Paul Merage School of Business
- John Campbell, Congressman, 48th Congressional District of California
- David Young, Founder & CEO, Anfield Group, LLC.
For more information and registration, please contact Pam Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-729-4411.
Architect Peter Bohlin to Speak - "The New Civic Center: A Vision for the Future"
Monday, October 22, 7 p.m.
Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue Newport Beach, California, 92660
Meet Peter Bohlin, the architect behind the Newport Beach Civic Center design, and learn about his vision for this multifaceted facility and the inspiration behind his contemporary design. Admission is free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, limited by the room capacity. For more information about the event, please go to the Events Calendar at www.newportbeachlibrary.org or call 949-717-3801.
Wednesday, October 24, 5 p.m.– 9 p.m.
Yard House, Fashion Island, 92660
The Newport Beach Police Dept. is participating in a Tip-A-Cop event for Special Olympics of Southern California. All proceeds from the event will go directly to Special Olympic athletes in the Orange County Region. Police Chief Jay Johnson, Deputy Chief Dave McGill, and several other members of the police department will be working as servers and hosts alongside Special Olympics athletes. More Information
Memorial Bike Ride
Sunday, October 28, 8 a.m.
Newport Center/ Fashion Island n/w corner of Santa Rosa and Newport Center Dr., 92660
Following recent accidents involving bicyclists in Newport Beach, community members and cycling advocates have organized a memorial bike ride for October 28. The approximately 1.2-mile ride will be a slow-paced, remembrance lap around Newport Center Drive starting at Santa Rosa and proceeding south. The ride is free, but the net proceeds of related fundraising efforts (sale of commemorative wrist bands and t-shirts) will be directed toward bicycle safety improvement projects within Newport Beach. Parking & Donation Information