Garden Grove City Council will meet on Tuesday in the Community Meeting Center, 11331 Stanford Ave. at 6:30 p.m., following a 6 p.m. closed session. Top items on the agenda include a public hearing on the city’s plans for spending federal housing and urban development funds.
Stanton City Council will meet on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall, 7800 Katella Ave. The agenda includes second reading of an ordinance banning most outdoor donation boxes.
EVENTS: The 12th annual Stanton Car Show is set for Saturday (May 18) at Stanton Park, located behind the Civic Center at 7800 Katella Ave. (west of Beach Boulevard). It features a wide array of classic cars and runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
ON STAGE: The spotlight falls on Westminster’s performing arts this week.
On Saturday at the Rose Center Theater, “A Night at the Opera” will begin at 7:30 p.m. This instrumental concert features the talents of Marilyn Breeze, Tim Nelson and Opera Ensemble for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. 14140 All American Way.
“Same Time Next Year” opens Saturday at the Westminster Community Theater and continues weekends through June 1. Karla Franklin will direct this bittersweet comedy about a man and woman who meet once a year outside their respective marriages.
MOVIES: One big blockbuster and a bunch of smaller films, budget-wise.
The big film is “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” the second film in the reboot. Capt. Kirk (Chris Pine) and Spock (Zachary Quinto) battle a mysterious enemy on and off the Earth. Also starring Karl Urban and Benedict Comstock. This sci-fi film is rated PG-13.
Also out this week are:
• “The English Teacher” (Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear) a not-rated film about an instructor helping a student to get published.
• “Black Rock” is the R-rated story of three childhood friends’ who’s reunion turns into a nightmare. Starring Kate Bosworth, Katie Asketh, Lake Bell and Will Bouvier.