FRIDAY: Babies to 3 year-olds can explore nature on an easy walk with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers. Tot Walk takes place from 9 to 10 a.m. at. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area (20101 Laguna Canyon Road, just south of El Toro Road intersection). Reservations required, call (949) 923-2235. Parking is $3. Donation: $2 per person.
SATURDAY: Join the Friends of the Hortense Miller Garden, shown, for the annual open house at the noted native garden of gardener and writer Hortense Miller from 11 a.m. to 4 pm. Continuous shuttle bus service will be offered from the First Church of Christ Scientist at 635 High Drive. Walking shoes are recommended. To attend, email email@example.com. For more information, visit http://www.hortensemillergarden.org
SUNDAY: Enjoy live jazz at Laguna Beach Library at 3 p.m. compliments of the Friends of the Library. A local trio, the Hollywood Combovers with Gary Hogan on trumpet and bass, Fred Carroll at the piano and Shelly Gordon on drums, will perform free. For more information, call (949) 497-1733.
The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should e-mail LagunaBeach
Rotary@cox.net. Lunch is served and the cost is $20. For more information about Rotary, visit http://www.lagunabeachrotary.com.
Literary Ladies Luncheon
Meet ladies of letters at AAUW Laguna Beach's annual Literary Luncheon, 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Surf and Sand Resort. Lisa Napoli, Tatjana Soli and Julia Amante will speak. Tickets are $80. For more information, call Kimberly Salter at (949) 230-1169.
Art Squared Event
Laguna Outreach for Community Arts (LOCA) holds its Art Squared benefit event from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Laguna Beach Woman's Club. The event features an art auction, food, wine and live entertainment by Jason Feddy. Proceeds benefit LOCA art education programs. Tickets are $40 in advance; $45 at the door. To attend, RSVP to (949) 363-4700 or LOCAarts@yahoo.com.
Celebrate Purim with a reggae twist at Chabad Jewish Center, hosting "Purim Jamaica," an island-themed holiday bash, at
5 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center, 30804 Coast Hwy. in South Laguna. The event, geared for all ages, features a Megillah reading, reggae music and a Drum Café with local musicians Jah Amen Mobely and David Gad, plus island-themed crafts for kids, face painting, hair beading and a Jamaican barbecue buffet. All are welcome to join, and, in the spirit of Purim, wear costumes. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 3to 12. To attend, RSVP at http://www.chabadoflaguna.
com or by calling (949) 499-
Assistance League Coffee
The Assistance League Laguna Beach hosts a coffee from 10 a.m. to noon for prospective members and those interested in learning more about the organization. The coffee will take place at the Chapter House, 547 Catalina St. To attend, call (949) 494-6097.
Intuitive Healing Workshop
Christine Christensen and Feel Well 4 Life host a "Vibrantly Intuitive Living" workshop at 6:30 p.m. at Feel Well 4 Life, 1409 Glenneyre St., Suite B. Attendees will learn how to listen to their intuition, record their dreams and remove limiting beliefs. The cost is $20 per person. For more information, visit http://www.VibrantlyIntuitiveLiving.com. RSVP at (949) 282-8219 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artists are invited to bring a piece of artwork and hear feedback from other working artists at "Art Talk," at 6 p.m. at 3251 Laguna Canyon Road, Suite F3. Enjoy a conversation about art and a potluck dinner. A $5 donation is requested.
Feel Well 4 Life, a detox and wellness center, will show the film "Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days" at 7 p.m. The film chronicles six diabetics who claim to have reversed their medical condition in five days by changing their diet to one consisting of vegan, raw food. Pam Sterling, a raw food coach, is co-sponsoring the showing. Feel Well 4 Life is at 1409 Glenneyre St., Laguna Beach. The film is preceded by a raw food reception at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Sterling at (714) 654-9860 or Tiffani Diorio at (949) 878-6353.
Josephson at Exchange Club
Steve Josephson talks on the topic, "What is art? And what is our responsibility as artists?" before the Laguna Beach Exchange Club at 12:15 p.m. at Watermarc Restaurant, 448 S. Coast Hwy. Josephson is the founder of Gallimaufry Performing Arts. The cost for non-members is $20 and includes lunch. For more, call Katy Moss at (949) 494-0703 or Jim Rue at (949) 494-6684.
The Laguna Beach Public Library, 363 Glenneyre St., presents Preschool Story Time at 11 a.m. every Wednesday, followed by cookies and punch. For more information, call (949) 497-1733.
Hortense Miller Garden
The Hortense Miller Garden covers 21/2 acres of the upper slopes of Boat Canyon and features a range of plants and small-themed gardens. Tours through the garden and private residence are at 10 a.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and must be scheduled two weeks in advance. For more information, call (949) 497-0716, ext. 6.
Free Yoga Class