FRIDAY: Help end Hunger and Homelessness at the Hunger Bowl supper, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. Includes a silent auction of artist-designed bowls and a variety of soup dishes from Laguna restaurants, plus live music. Tickets are $45.
SATURDAY: Visit 24 of Laguna's artists from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Artist Open Studios, shown, and peer into the creative spaces of painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramicists, printmakers, glass, fiber and jewelry artists, and buy right from the source. This self-guided tour is free. A map and list of participating artists is available on the City's web site, http://www.lagunabeachcity.org
SUNDAY: Join supporters of the Pacific Marine Mammal Center for their Marine Mammal Cabaret benefit from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 Coast Hwy. Saif Eddin will entertain at the grand piano and a raffle will be held for a 10-day cruise for two on Holland America Line. Tickets are $175 each. For tickets, visit http://www.pacificmmc.org or call (949) 494-3050.
On the Same Page
Latitude 33 Bookshop presents an evening with Father Gregory Boyle, author of "Tattoos on the Heart," this year's selection for Laguna On The Same Page. Lagunans are invited to read the book and join the 7 p.m. presentation by Father Boyle at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave.
Meet Local Editors
Members of nonprofit groups in Laguna Beach are invited to learn more about how to raise the level of consciousness about your organization or let the public know about an event you have scheduled at a media panel with editors from local news outlets from 4 to 5 p.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church, Youth Center (2nd Street), 415 Forest Ave. To RSVP, contact Ceil Sharman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 494-7657.
The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon 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.
Get out and pick up trash with Zero Trash Laguna from 10 a.m. to noon at various locations in Laguna Beach. Meet at the following businesses: Victoria Skimboards in Laguna Canyon; UPS Store at Boat Canyon; Whole Foods, La Sirena and Hobie Sports downtown; Thalia Surf Shop; El Ranchito; Yogaworks and United Studios of Self Defense in South Laguna. For more information, e-mail Chip@ZeroTrash.org.
Chamber Music Concert
Enjoy a free chamber music concert with Laguna Beach Live! First Sundays, presenting the Ceora Winds from 3 t o 4:30 p.m. in Studio 8 at Laguna College of Art & Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. The new exhibit "Moving Violations: Subversive Animation Art" opens at 2 p.m. in the college gallery. There is ample and complimentary parking.
Chili, Cornbread Cookoff
The Episcopal Church Women of St. Mary's Episcopal Church are holding a chili and cornbread cook off at 5 p.m. Admission to taste as much chili and cornbread as you like is $5. The entry fee for your chili and cornbread is $10 per item. The chili champion and maker of the best cornbread will receive a prize. Drinks will be available for purchase. For more information, call (949) 494-3542. The church is located at 428 Park Ave., Laguna Beach.
Love and Communication
Hear motivational speaker and therapist Pat Allen talking on "Committing Ourselves to a Lifestyle of Love and Authentic Communication with Cherishing and Respect" from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. The free program is sponsored the Laguna Beach branch of the American Assn. of University Women. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit http://www.drpatallen.com or the AAUW website at http://www.aauw-lagunabeach.org.
Marine Corps Birthday
Local Marines will gather to celebrate the Marine Corps 235th Birthday at 18:30 hours (6:30 p.m.) at the Aliso Creek Inn Canyon Lodge. For information and reservations, call Krystal Neitske at (949) 499-9534.
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 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. On the
last Saturday of the month
there is a wine tasting from 1 to
4 p.m. For more info, call (949) 494-4006.