TODAY: The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should contact Rick Lang at (949) 315-9136 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch is served and the cost is $19. For more information about Rotary, visit http://www.lagunabeachrotary.com.
SATURDAY: Join 1st Zero Trash Laguna and help pick up trash on streets and beaches from 10 a.m. to noon. Various locations. For more information, email Chip McDermott, email@example.com
SUNDAY: Celebrate the Fourth of July with a spectacular 9 p.m. fireworks show at Heisler Park.
HIP District Events
Visit Laguna's HIP District—Anita Street to Blue Bird Canyon—and enjoy special Independence Day deals and entertainment, such as Saturday Morning Jazz from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Laguna Coffee Company and a performance by guitarist Alexander Sack from 2 to 4 p.m. on the patio at the Old Pottery Place.
'Be Merry' With Chamber
Enjoy a special Pageant of the Masters preview show and hobnob with the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are $75 and include excellent seats and a $10 "taste" certificate for participating restaurants, plus entrance to a cocktail reception at Tivoli Terrace. For tickets, call (949) 497-1081 or visit http://www.lagunabeachchamber.org
Max Caputo Memorial
Join HelpBlueWater.com for the 4th annual Max Caputo Memorial Beach Cleanup from 8 to 10 a.m. at Main Beach. Volunteers are asked to check in near the lifeguard tower to receive biodegradable bags and gloves. The event honors the memory of Max Caputo, who was struck and killed in 2006 while riding his bike along Coast Highway and would have been 21 this year. For more information, contact Rick Conkey at (949).573-8624,or firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Django Performs
Laguna Beach Live! presents gypsy jazz group Club Django from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Rose Garden of Hotel Laguna. For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeachlive.org.
Digital Photography Workshop
My Artist Loft offers a preview of its Digital Photography and Photoshop Elements workshops from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Bridge Room of the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. Cost is $20. Advance registration required; visit http://www.MyArtistLoft.com or call (949) 371-3375.
Relay For Life Meeting
Get involved in the Relay for Life at an organizational meeting of teams for the 2010 Relay in Laguna Beach from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Crystal Cove Clubhouse. To find the clubhouse, turn onto Reef Point from Coast Highway and go one mile. The clubhouse is next to the tennis courts. For more information, call Lauren at (949) 357-8617.
Games At Susi Q
Seniors are welcome to participate in table top tennis, or ping pong, from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Multi-Purpose Room. Bring your own paddle or use one of ours. Participants must wear non-skidding shoes. Free. To register, call (949) 497-2441.
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.
HelpBlueWater.com volunteers meet at noon on Sunday 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.
Wine And Dine
Laguna Culinary Arts, 845 Laguna Canyon Road, offers Happy Hour from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, a mid-week repast with $10 cheese plate and wine at $8 per glass, plus the chef's special of the day. Every Friday features a Happy Hour buffet from 5 to 7 p.m. And on the last Saturday of the month, enjoy a wine tasting from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call (949) 494-4006.
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.
Seein' Sea Lions
Friends of the Sea Lions of Laguna Beach, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. Admission is free and donations welcome. To schedule a group presentation, call (949) 494-3050.
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.
Laguna Laughter Club gatherings take place at 8 a.m. Sunday through Friday and 10a.m. Saturday at the northernmost end of Main Beach. For more information, call (949) 376-1939 or visit http://www.joyfulb.com.