Calendar of Events


Rotary Meeting

The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should e-mail Lunch is served and the cost is $20. For more information about Rotary, visit

Through Aug. 29

Musical theater

Enjoy "Life Could Be a Dream," a '50s musical revue at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. For ticket information, call (949) 497-2787 or visit


Poetry Signing

Jane Hilary and Gabriella Miotto, members of Laguna Poets Workshop, will read and sign their work at 5 p.m. at Latitude 33, 311 Ocean Ave. For more, call (949) 494-5403 or e-mail bookseller@

Violinist Performs

Listen to the artistic expressions of professional violinist Paul McIntire from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Hwy.

Saturday and Sunday

Relay for Life

Relay For Life of Laguna Beach takes place from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday at El Morro Elementary School, 8681 N. Coast Hwy. Opening Ceremony is at 9 a.m. Saturday. The Survivors Lap is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The Luminaria Ceremony is at 9 p.m. Saturday. The Fight Back/Closing Ceremony is at 9 a.m. Sunday. For more information or to donate, visit



Beatles and Blues

Shawn Jones performs blues from 2 to 4 p.m. and Jason Feddy and Friends play favorite Beatles tunes from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Free with admission.

Art of Cooking

Zov Karamardian shares some of her favorite Armenian-inspired recipes during an "Art of Cooking" presentation at the Festival of Arts from 1 to 2 p.m. Free with admission ($7) at 650 Laguna Canyon Road.


Jazz Wednesdays

The Latin Jazz Syndicate featuring Bijon Watson on trumpet performs from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Rose Garden of the Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Hwy. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Cover charge is $10 and food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, visit or call (949) 715-9713.

Chamber Mixer

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce holds its August mixer at Union Bank, 229 Broadway, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call (949) 494-1018.

Wednesday through Aug. 20

Computer Classes

Learn about computers at Laguna Beach Library's "Beyond the Basics" computer classes, 8 to 10 a.m. through Aug. 20 at the library, 363 Glenneyre St. Admission Free. All participants must register by calling Jim McCarty Tuesdays through Saturdays at (949) 497-1733. No walk-ins.


French-Canadian Film Screening

The Laguna Beach Film Society presents Canada's award-winning film, "La Donation" in French with subtitles at 7 p.m. at South Coast Cinema. Tickets are $15 at the door or for $5 more ($20) get the film, wine and appetizers at 6 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Bank Community Room.

Business Club Meeting

The Laguna Beach Business club meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Hotel Laguna to hear Rochelle Burgess discuss "Managing Your Energy Instead of Your Time. Cost is $25 including a buffet breakfast. Public welcome. For reservations, send an e-mail to info@laguna or contact Rick Cirelli at (949) 494-4701 or

Pageant Artistry

Find out how the Pageant of the Masters creates its stunning artworks during "Coffee and Conversations with Artists" from 10 to 11 a.m. Join a roundtable discussion with Pageant Director Diane Challis Davy and artists David Cooke, Mark Jacobucci, Scott Methvin, Scott Moore and David Rymar on the Festival of Arts grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Free with admission.

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