1. Head to Muldoon’s Irish Pub on Sunday for a free courtyard concert featuring the Pinch Me! band that includes local members Shaena Stabler, Rick Allen, Wes Jones, Gary Pritchard, Carlos Rivera and Gary Wails. The concert –the 11th Pinch Me! courtyard concert — will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., and seating is limited and expected to be at capacity, so the band suggests arriving early to stake a spot. Pinch Me!, which plays numerous charity gigs and at local events each year including the Corona del Mar Christmas Walk, plays classic rock and current adult alternative hits. Muldoon’s is located at 202 Newport Center Drive. For more information about Muldoon’s, click here or call (949) 640-4110. For more information about Pinch Me! Band, click here or here, or call (949) 719-9210.
2. Roger’s Gardens will host two events on Saturday. From 9 to 10 a.m., Cristin Fusano will discuss outdoor rooms. “Well known local garden designer and horticulturist, Cristin Fusano, will demonstrate how to transform an empty patio corner, a small balcony or a large front yard into a warm, inviting space by using potted plants, fountains, arbors, trellises, window boxes, and patio furniture,” Roger’s Gardens’ website states. From 2 to 3 p.m., Chef Nena Niessen will present a seminar called “Importance of Juicing,” which will examine the importance of eating and absorbing nutrients from fruits and vegetables, and how juicing can help you achieve the recommended six to eight servings a day. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road. Food trucks also will return this weekend, featuring Waffle-icious on Saturday and SoHo Tacos on Sunday.
3. Sherman Library & Gardens will host a free Weekend Gardener event at 9 a.m. Saturday, when horticulture manager John Bishop will lead a tour of the gardens. For more information call (949) 673-2261. Sherman Library & Gardens is located at 2647 East Coast Highway.
4. A “Talking Baseball” event will take place Sunday at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, featuring Professor Richard Santillan, who will speak about local Latino baseball history. Santillan also has co-written several books on the subject, organizers said. The free event will begin at 11 a.m. at the church at 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road. For more information, call (949) 760-6076.
5. A Senior Resources Expo will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the OASIS Senior Center at Fifth and Marguerite avenues. The expo is open for all seniors and their families or anyone else interested in senior-oriented products and services, the city’s website states. The expo includes a continental breakfast, prizes and giveaways and displays and information from more than 50 vendors. Lunch items will be available for $3 per person. For more information call (949) 644-3244.