1. The last of this summer’s Concerts in the Parks performances will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, when the U.K. Beat will play at Field 4 at the Bonita Canyon Sports Park. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for the free concert, which is sponsored by the Newport Beach City Arts Commission. The U.K. Beat is a revivalist band that specializes in performing music by British 1960s bands, including the Beatles, Rolling Stones, the Who and more. The band members include Howie Anderson on guitar, bass and vocals, Jeff Stillman on guitar and vocals, Todd Tatum on drums and vocals and Jon Walmsley (who played Jason on “The Waltons”) on bass, keyboards, guitar and vocals. The park is located at 1990 Ford Road.
2. Have you plowed through your summer reading list and need something new? Head to the Central Library for the Friends of the Library book sale, which opens to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Friends Meeting Room. Also, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., the Central Library also is hosting Family Storytime with stories, songs and a craft aimed at children from 3 to 7 years old accompanied by an adult. The library is located at 1000 Avocado Ave.
3. Roger’s Gardens will host My Edible Garden in August at 9 a.m. Saturday. Horticulturist Steve Hampson will discuss the care and replanting of appropriate warm seasonal vegetables as well as information on planting season tomatoes and other vegetables. Audience participation is encouraged. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road.
4. Friends of the OASIS Center will host their monthly pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Pancakes, syrup, sausages, coffee, milk and juice will be served, and tickets cost $4 per adult and $2 per child. OASIS is located at Fifth and Marguerite avenues.
5. Crystal Cove State Park will host a guided family nature walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, when a park naturalists will tell about plants and animals living in the park. On Sunday, you can learn about the park’s volcanic sites at a volunteer-led Volcano Walk & Talk event. The Volcano Walk & Talk will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. in the backcountry area of the park, when the volunteer will tell about the land and seascape setting from 10 to 11 million years ago and then show some volcanic sites in the park. Both events meet at the Moro Amphitheatre, which is inland at the School-State Park light. The events are free, but there is a $15 day-use fee to park in state lots.