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Fridays till May 25

'It's Your Money'

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation is putting on a free, eight-week "It's Your Money" series from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Fridays in the Community Room at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. The series will be moderated by Peter Kote. To register, email info@lagunabeachcf.org.

Friday

Garden Club Meeting

Aenne Carver will be the gust speaker at the next Laguna Beach Garden Club meeting. Carver is a garden writer, blogger and founder of TheThriftyGardener.com. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. at Tankersley Hall at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave.

Prayer Parlor

Alice Jensen will lead "Prayer Walking," where attendees can offer thanks, praise and more as they walk, at xx p.m. Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. For more information, email ceilsharman@yahoo.com.

Sunday

'Eternal Life'

Christian Science practitioner Mark Swinney will give a talk called "Eternal Life" at 3 p.m. at the Christian Science church at 635 High Drive.

Campaign Kickoff

Steve Dicterow will kick off his campaign for Laguna Beach City Council from 3 to 6 p.m. at [seven-degrees], 891 Laguna Canyon Road. RSVP to sdicterow1121@yahoo.com or (949) 500-1132. Donations welcomed, but not required.

Univision Family Day

The Laguna Art Museum hosts Univision Family Day, featuring children's art activities and exhibition tour with artist Victor Hugo Zayas, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. The museum is at 307 Cliff Drive.

Wednesday

Spring Orientation

The Community Learning Center is hosting its spring orientation at 9:30 a.m. in its courtyard, 21601 Tree Top Lane. For more information, call Laura at (949) 637-0484 or Ginger at (949) 433-0134.

Thursday

Energy Efficient Homes

SEEDS Arts and Education, Inc. will host "Saving Energy at Home," presented by Max Isles, founding member of Transition Laguna Beach. The seminar is from 6 to 7 p.m. at Anneliese Schools' Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road. The cost is $10.

'Open For Business' Workshop

The city is hosting its next "Open for Business" workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Center, 380 Third St. Business owners or people interested in opening or expanding a business in Laguna are welcome to attend.

Laguna Beach Botanicals

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts presents Laguna Beach Botanicals, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Hwy. Learn about Pacific irises, then create a silk painting under the instruction of Olivia Batchelder. For ages 16 and older. Cost is $25. Register at http://www.LOCAarts.org.

April 20

'Drag Queen Bingo'

Friends of Laguna Beach Dog Park will host "Drag Queen Bingo" from 7 to 10 p.m. at Hennessey's Tavern, 34111 La Plaza, Dana Point. Tickets cost $50 and include dinner, 10 bingo games and prizes. Proceeds will go to the Friends, who work to maintain Laguna's dog park. To buy tickets, visit http://www.lagunabeachdogpark.com.

Prayer Parlor

Joan Trivett will instruct and lead "Praying in Color," where attendees can doodle their prayers at xx p.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church's parlor. The church is at 415 Forest Ave. For more information, email ceilsharman@yahoo.com.

April 21

Laguna Vibrations

The Laguna Beach Music Boosters' 18th annual fundraiser is at 7:30 p.m. at the Artists' Theatre at Laguna Beach High School. The event, Laguna Vibrations, benefits the instrumental music department at LBHS and Thurston. The show features classical guitarist Eric Henderson. Tickets are $10 for students and $20 general admission. Call the box office at (949) 497-7769.

Earth Day Festival

The inaugural Earth Day Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Park Avenue and Coast Highway and Forest Avenue. The event includes an Eco-Village, an Eco-Lounge and an Eco-Expo. Admission is free.

Pink Tie Ball

The 2012 Komen OC Pink Tie Ball will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets are $350 per person or $3,500 for a table of 10. Sponsorship opportunities are available. The night includes live entertainment, dinner, and silent and live auctions. For more information, visit http://www.komenoc.org.

Laguna Beach Botanicals

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts presents Laguna Beach Botanicals, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Hwy. Learn about Pacific irises, then create a silk painting under the instruction of Olivia Batchelder. For ages 16 and older. Cost is $25. Register at http://www.LOCAarts.org.

April 22

Family Sun Day Fun Day

Nature mentor Kimberly Leeds will guide families through nature activities and games during Family Sun Day Fun Day, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area. Donation is $2 a person. Register online at http://www.lagunacanyon.org/activities.html.

April 23

'Spark' Group

Laguna Beach artists are welcome to attend "Spark," a group where "spirituality and art come together," from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Laguna Beach Net-Works, 303 Broadway, Suite 107.

'Hope' Support Group

Laguna Beach Net-Works hosts a monthly support group for families of youth struggling with addiction. The group meets at 7 p.m. at 303 Broadway, Suite 107. For more information, call Don Sciortino at (949) 328-7230.

Intermediate Photography Workshop

My Artist Loft is hosting a six-week Intermediate Digital Photography workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at Laguna Beach United Methodist Church, 21632 Wesley Drive. For more information or to sign up, visit http://www.myartistloft.com or call (949) 371-3375.

April 25

Photoshop Workshop

My Artist Loft is hosting a six-week Adobe Photoshop Elements workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at Laguna Beach United Methodist Church, 21632 Wesley Drive. For more information or to sign up, visit http://www.myartistloft.com or call (949) 371-3375.

April 25

SEEDS Book Club

SEEDS Arts and Education Inc. launches its monthly book club with "The Nature Principle" by Richard Louv. The club meets at 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at Anneliese Schools' Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road.

Beginning Photography Workshop

My Artist Loft is hosting a six-week Beginning Digital Photography workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 428 Park Ave.. For more information or to sign up, visit http://www.myartistloft.com or call (949) 371-3375.

April 26

Salon At A Studio

The Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. is hosting a Salon from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sandra Jones Campbell Studio, 2173 Laguna Canyon Road. Enjoy food, wine, music and merriment. The cost is $25 in advance or $100 at the door. Purchase tickets at http://www.lagunabeachsistercitiesassociation.org. For more information, call (949) 464-4235.

April 28

Boutique Benefit Drop-Off

Drop off your items for the sixth annual Boutique Benefit from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. New and gently used clothing will be for sale at the May 5 event, with proceeds benefiting the Laguna Relief & Resource Center, Women for Women International and Friendship Shelter.

Pancake Breakfast

The TLC Branch of the Boys & Girls Club will host its seventh annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Bluebird Park. There will be a crafts table, park games, face painting and a bounce house. Tickets are $5. For more information, call (949) 494-7630 or email monicas@bgclaguna.org.

'A Home of Their Own'

The Glennwood House of Laguna Beach is holding its second annual Art Auction from 2 to 5 p.m. at the facility, 2130 S. Coast Hwy. Proceeds will benefit the Glennwood House, which will open by the end of this year. Appetizers will be provided.

May 4

Gate & Garden Tour

Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the gardens of Three Arch Bay from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour is a fundraiser for the Laguna Beach Garden Club. Tickets are $45 and may be purchased at Laguna Drug, 239 Broadway; Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Hwy.; Dana Point Nursery, 34100 Coast Hwy.; or at http://www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org.

May 5

Boutique Benefit

The sixth annual Boutique Benefit will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. Admission is $2. New and gently used clothing will be for sale, with proceeds benefiting the Laguna Relief & Resource Center, Women for Women International and Friendship Shelter.

May 6

Teaching Artists Showcase

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts will present a Teaching Artists Showcase from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. RSVP to (949) 363-4700.

May 12

Plein Air Painting

SEEDS Arts and Education, Inc. has partnered with Hortense Miller Garden and artist Doug Stotts to provide a plein air painting class for kids ages 8 to 12 at the garden, 22511 Allview Terrace. The class will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $25. For more information, visit seedsed.org.

May 16

Author Lecture

Best-selling author Richard Louv will speak at 7 p.m. at Anneliese Schools' Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road. The cost is $25. Louv wrote "Last Child in the Woods" and "The Nature Principle." Register to attend at http://www.seedsed.org/richard-louv-lecture.

May 18

State Of The City

Mayor Jane Egly will give an overview on what's ahead for Laguna Beach at the annual State of the City address from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Montage, 30801 S. Coast Hwy.

June 3

Taste Of The Nation

Montage Laguna Beach hosts the second annual Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation. Attendees will enjoy great food, wine, signature cockatils and live music. All the proceeds go to help end childhood hunger. For more information, visit http://www.montagelagunabeach.com/tasteofthenation.

ONGOING

Yoga In The Park

Carl Brown, a registered Yoga Alliance instructor, provides a free yoga program at 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturdays at Montage Public Park. Students should bring mats; additional pads available on a first-serve basis. The classes are appropriate for all levels. For more information visit yogainthepark.blogspot.com, contact cabdtv@aol.com or call (949) 494-9928.

Seniors Ping Pong

Seniors are welcome to participate in table top tennis, or ping pong, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Participants must wear non-skidding shoes. Free. To register, call (949) 497-2441.

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.

Zumba Classes

Free Zumba classes will be offered monthly for Boys & Girls Club members from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call (949) 494-2535.

Dance Journey

Dance Journey is from 7:45 to 9:45 a.m. every Monday night at the Woman's Club, 286 St. Ann's Drive. Join Chore Sircello and Billy Fried for an evening of free flow interpretive dancing, set to a variety of world rhythms and beats. Cost is $12.

Preschool Stories

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.

Interfaith Council

The Interfaith Council meets at 3 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, rotating between congregations. The council's mission is to further communication and cooperation among the Laguna Beach faith groups and among other institutions and community social service agencies in order to better serve the needs of the community, especially the poor, sick and disenfranchised.

Rotary Meeting

The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon Fridays at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should e-mail LagunaBeachRotary@cox.net. Lunch is served and the cost is $20. For more information about Rotary, visit http://www.lagunabeachrotary.com.

Susi Q Needle Art Guild

The Needle Art Guilt meets at the Susi Q from 1 to 3:30 p.m. the last Friday of each month to create various items for local organizations including Mission Hospital's Oncology Unit and the Friendship Shelter. All ages and levels of knitters and crocheters are welcome. In addition, a new needle art technique will be discussed each month . Yarn and monetary donations are always appreciated. This is a free activity. For more information, call (949) 497-2241.

Farmers Market

The Laguna Beach certified California farmers market is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Lumberyard parking lot, 384 Forest Ave. For more information, call (714) 573-0374.

Beach Cleanup

HelpBlueWater.com volunteers meet at noon Sundays at Mozambique's lower parking lot for a weekly beautification effort. Free parking available. To reward volunteers after the cleanup, Mozambique will provide a half-off lunch menu from 1 to 3 p.m. In addition, Mozambique will be showcasing British singer-songwriter Jason Feddy. For more information, visit http://www.HelpBlueWater.com.

Chamber Music Concert

Enjoy a free chamber music concert presented by Laguna Beach Live! during First Sundays, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Studio 8 at Laguna College of Art & Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road.

Laughter Yoga

Laguna Laughter Club gatherings take place at 8 a.m. Sundays through Fridays and 10 a.m. Saturdays at the northernmost end of Main Beach. For more information, call (949) 376-1939 or visit http://www.joyfulb.com.

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