Show teachers appreciation
Tustin Public Schools Foundation hosts its 23rd annual event to recognize outstanding Tustin Unified School District teachers Friday, May 19, at Irvine Marriot, 18000 Von Karman Ave. One nominee from each TUSD school is considered for the elementary or secondary Teacher of the Year. This year’s awardees are Elizabeth Catron of Heritage Elementary and Chris Price from Foothill High. Reception at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets: $65. Information: tpsf.net.
Kiwanis and The Tustin Brewery annual Golf Tournament
Tustin Kiwanis and The Tustin Brewery will hold their annual golf tournament 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, May 22, at Oak Creek Golf Club, 1 Golf Club Dr., Irvine. The tournament benefits John Wayne Cancer Institute and Children of Orange County. General admission: $195. Event includes lunch and dinner, a swag bag, prizes for hole in one and lowest score card. Information: tustinkiwanis.com
Business networking for veterans
Tierney Center for Veteran Services hosts a Veteran Business Network mixer 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at JT Schmid’s Restaurant & Brewery, 2415 Park Ave. Veterans can enjoy libations and food while building professional relationships. Free. Information: ocgoodwill.org/changing-lives/tierney-center.
Looking for a place to volunteer?
If you want to volunteer but don’t know where or how, come to the Tustin Area Volunteer Fair for ideas. It takes place 3-5 p.m.Thursday, May 18, in the Zama Tea Patio, 434 El Camino Real. Hosted by the Tustin Community Foundation and the Chamber of Commerce. Information: tustincommunityfoundation.org.
Eat lots and lots of lobster
If it’s May it must be the Lobsterfest, presented annually by the Tustin Santa Ana Rotary Club. You have until Sunday, May 20, to make room for the all-you-can-eat festival offering tri tip, side dishes, dessert and, of course, lobster — 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Peppertree Park, 230 West First St. Live music, too. Tickets: $85 in advance, $100 day of. Take a chance for $10 to win $1,000 in a ball drop. Information: tustinlobsterfest.com.
Volunteers swarm and beautify Tustin campuses
More than 250 volunteers from 13 members of Companies of the Corporate Volunteer Council of Orange County will gather at Thorman Elementary and Currie Middle School, 1402 Sycamore Ave., 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 20. Volunteers will lend their 500-plus hands in a campus beautification project. Information: 714-397-1932 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer fun for kids
How are you going to keep your kids occupied this summer? The Boys and Girls Clubs can help. Sign up your children — ages 5 to 18 — for an array of programs including arts, music, cooking, STEAM and field trips. Address: 580 West 6th St. Information: 714-838-5223.
What’s the state of the city?
Tustin Chamber of Commerce presents the State of the City address by Mayor Allan Bernstein 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the Tustin Community Center at the Market Place, 2961 El Camino Real. Tickets:…