TODAY: Join the Laguna Beach Rotary Club at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending the meeting 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: Historic Walk: 10 a.m. Saturday. Take a walk through the renovated 12-acre Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park on Saturday, July 10 at 10am. Learn about the colorful past of the Cove and hear about the different uses for each cottage. Meet at Los Trancos parking lot at the trailer (turn inland on Coast Highway at stoplight Los Trancos.) $15 day-use parking fee.
SUNDAY: Enjoy "Life Could Be a Dream," shown, a '50s musical review opening tonight at Laguna Playhouse. For ticket information, caal (949) 497-2787 or visit http://www.lagunaplayhouse.com.
Pet Travel Guide Signing
Maggie Espinosa, author of "The Privileged Pooch: Luxury Travel With Your Pet in Southern California," will sign books at 5 p.m. at Latitude 33 Bookshop, 311 Ocean Ave. Dogs are welcome. For more information, call (949) 494-5403 or visit http://www.travelwithmaggie.com.
Give the gift of life at Laguna Presbyterian Church's blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donors as young as 16 (who weigh at least 110 lbs) are accepted when a parent registers them. Donors will be entered in a drawing for a $500 gas card and receive a coupon for a Chili's Skillet Queso. To register, call Sandy at (949) 494-7555 or register at http://www.givelife.org using sponsor code: lagunap. The church is at 415 Forest Ave.
Meet Cybill Shepherd
Cybill Shepherd will be on hand to greet attendees at the Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. on the center green. The festival will try to accommodate everyone who wants to meet Shepherd personally during that hour on festival grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. For more information, visit foapom.com.
Monday through July 17
Library Fiction Sale
Hardback fiction books will be on sale at the Friends of the Laguna Beach Library Book Shop. Buy one book and receive a second book of equal or lesser value for free. For more information, check out http://www.friendsoflagunabeach
Business Club Meeting
Chris Keller and Chris Lange will be guest speakers at the Laguna Beach Business club meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Hotel Laguna. Keller will provide an update on the Laguna Beach Task Force, a joint effort between the city of Laguna Beach and the Chamber of Commerce created to address commercial real estate issues in town. Lange will speak about commercial real estate occupancy and rental rates. The cost is $25 including a buffet breakfast. For reservations, e-mail info@lagunabeachbusiness
The Laguna Beach Film Society presents "Mao's Last Dancer" at 7:15 p.m.. at South Coast Cinemas. The film depicts the Chinese-peasant-to-celebrity story of Li Cunxin, Madame Mao's Academy dancer, who won an scholarship with the Houston Ballet and set off an international incident when he defected. Tickets are $15 at the door, or $20 for prefilm wine and appetizers at
6 p.m. at Wells Fargo Bank Community Room. Film Society members are admitted for free. Visit http://www.lagunaartmueseum.org.
Fall Prevention Presentation
Learn how seniors can prevent falls from Geeta Singh from 10 to
11 a.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Items being discussed include the statistics of falls in the senior population, factors that contribute to falls, assessing one's risk for future falls, and preventing a future fall. This presentation is free to the community.
Seniors Ping Pong
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 at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. 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 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. 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.