1. What’s open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Orange County offices will be closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Federal and state offices will also be closed, as will banks. The Capistrano Unified School District has the day off, as do most private schools. The workers building the bridge over the I-5 at Ortega Highway get the night off too.
2. A (net)working lunch: The San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce has its monthly lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ruby's Diner & Skyranch Patio & Saloon, 31871 Camino Capistrano (in the Franciscan Plaza).
4. Wine, art and cars, many people call that a perfect day: Star Motors is celebrating five years with a wine and appetizer reception and art for sale from Mission Fine Art Gallary – with 20 percent of the sales will go to Laura’s House, a place for women to escape domestic violence. The open house starts at 5 p.m. Thursday at Star Motors, 32955 Calle Perfecto. RSVP by either calling Star Motors at: (949) 443-1970 or email us at email@example.com and include your first and last name.
5. Get culture for free: Twenty museums around Southern California are offering free admission Saturday as part of the annual Museums Free-for-All program. For a list of participating museums, visit this website.
For other happenings, check our events calendar.