Farmer’s Market: Thursdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 88 Fair Dr. Information: 714.573.0374.
City Planning: Residents can weigh in on future city governance at costamesaca.gov –find “Online Services” and click on “Weigh in on City Charter” to give feedback to City Council.
Food Truck Fare: The OC Fair & Event Center will gather at the fairgrounds every Thursday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Information: Twitter.com/ocfair.
Parkinson’s Support Group: The Costa Mesa chapter of the Parkinson’s In balance Support Group meets the first Tuesday of every month, at 6 p.m. at the Donald Dungan Library, 1855 Park Ave. The group is oriented toward adults with early onset Parkinson’s. Information: ParkinsonsInBalance.com
Text Alerts: Get text alerts of the latest Costa Mesa stories from OCRegister.com by texting OCRCOSTA to 56654. News alerts will be about three to seven times a week.
Ballroom Dancing, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. every first and third Tuesday at the Costa Mesa Senior Center, 695 W. 19th. Live music and refreshments. Fee: $5. Information: 949.645.2356 or www.cmseniorcenter.org.
Flexibility Workout: Relax and stretch those much needed muscles and joints with a one-of-a-kind yoga contortion-based exercises, while you learn to balance and develop core strength. Class meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Orange County Aerial Arts & Ruby Karen Project, 2777-D Bristol St. $15. Information: 714.330.7484 or rubykaren.com/project.
Swap Meet: The Orange County Swap Meet is at the Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. every weekend except during the OC Fair. $2 per person, children 12 and under are free. Preferred parking is $5, or free in other lots. Information: 949.723.6660 or 949.723.6616 or OCMarketPlace.com.
College Swap Meet: Orange Coast College hosts a swap meet every Saturday and Sunday on campus from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Adams Avenue parking lot. The meet features used items as well as new merchandise, produce, fresh flowers and crafts. Proceeds support the college’s credit program. Admission and parking are free. Information: 714.432.5880, ext. 1.
Meet the Mayor: Mayor Jim Righeimer will continue his series of informal events on the last Thursday of each month. He will take questions from residents at the Tower on 19th (formerly known as Bethel Towers), 678 W. 19th St., from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Orchid Society: The Newport Harbor Orchid Society meetings feature classes, talks and unique orchids. It meets every third Tuesday of the month from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. Meetings are free. Information: 714.759.1464 or NHOS.org.
Hazardous Waste: The Costa Mesa Sanitary District is offering free door-to-door household hazardous waste collection for seniors and immobile residents. To qualify, residents must be 62 or older or have a certified disability. Information: 949.646.4617 or cmsdca.gov.