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FRIDAY: Mayor Toni Iseman will give her “State of the City"address from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Montage Resort, 30801 S. Coast Hwy. Cost is $45 for Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce members and $65 for non-members. City Manager John Pietig, Police Chief Paul Workman, Fire Chief Kris Head, Marine Safety Chief Kevin Snow and Director Public Works Steve May will also give presentations.

SATURDAY: The Laguna Beach Community Alliance will provide the second annual Info Expo from 9 a.m. to noon in the City Hall parking lot next to the Farmer’s Market. This is Laguna’s only gathering of all local, social, charitable, and volunteer organizations. For more information, e-mail Lee Winocur Field at or visit

SUNDAY: The Montage Resort and Spa holds a wine tasting in the Loft Bistro from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations are required. For more information, call Montage dining reservations at (949) 715-6420.



Breast Cancer Awareness

The Be-Aware Foundation and Laguna Presbyterian Church invite the community to a free wellness event at 6:30 p.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church Parlor, 415 Forest Ave. The community is encouraged to celebrate with Laguna Beach church breast cancer survivors and take charge of their breast health by attending this free, informative event. For more information and RSVP, contact the church office, at (949) 494-7555 or

Until May 13


Spring Floral Design Class

Debby Neville, floral design instructor, will teach attendees from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Fridays. Register by Wednesday for the Mother’s Day event. The cost is $45 per class, which includes all materials.

Until May 17

Women’s Self-Defense Class

A women’s self-defense class is from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Lang Park gymnasium, 21540 Wesley Drive. The class is appropriate for mature teens and adults, encourages students to take responsibility for their own safety and gives them the tools by teaching effective easily learned self-defense techniques. The iInstructors are Patricia Cooper and Danielle Ducharme. Cost is $64; register at the Laguna Beach Community Services, 515 Forest Ave. Fore more information, e-mail, visit or call (949) 497-0716, ext. 6.

Until May 27

‘It’s Your Money’ Workshops

Peter Kote will moderate “It’s Your Money” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Fridays in the Community Room at the Susi Q Laguna Beach Senior Center, 380 Third St. The series features professionals sharing information about annuities and mutual funds, financial planning basics, fixed income, equity investing, and long-term care. To register for the series, contact Laguna Beach Community Foundation at (949) 715-8223 or For more information about the series and the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, visit https://www.lagunabeach


Until May 31

Memoir Writing Workshop

In this class you will learn the tools necessary for telling your own story from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Susi Q , 380 Third St. Cost is $95. For more information, call (949) 497-2441.

Until June 17

Beginning Bridge Lessons

Ann Cressman, instructor and Silver Life Master, will be teach beginning bridge lessons from noon to 2 p.m. Fridays for $100. Each session will start with a lesson on basic bidding techniques and responses. To sign up, or for more information, call (949) 497-2441.

Until June 24


Festival ‘Preview 2011'

“Preview 2011" is Festival of Arts’ new free exhibit at the Wells Fargo, 260 Ocean Ave. Fourteen of the 28 exhibitors will have their artwork on display. The bank is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, visit

Until June 27

Intermediate Supervised Play Bridge Lessons

The Intermediate Supervised Play Bridge class will include discussion of hands and scoring from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $100. To register and pre-pay, call (949) 497-2441 or stop by the front desk. Classes must meet minimum enrollment or risk being canceled.

Until June 30

Writers’ Workshop

Writers receive constructive feedback from the instructor and their peers on works-in-progress, with emphasis on professional preparation and submission for publication from noon to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Susi Q, 380 Third St. Cost is $100 for the series or $12 drop in. For more information, call (949) 497-2441.


Art and Sea Lions

The Laguna Outreach Community Arts will host Paint a Sea Lion in Silk from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road. Cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children 6 to 18 for this class led by Reem Khalil. Parking is free. Participants can take home their finish works, which include a scarf, pillow cover or banner. To register, e-mail, call (949) 363-4700 or visit


Ladies Who Lunch … And Read

The Friends of the Laguna Beach Library will hold their seventh annual Ladies Who Lunch.....and Read luncheon at 11:30a.m. Ladies are asked to don hats and join the Friends at Sapphire Laguna Restaurant. There will be prizes for the best hats, a raffle and many of the guests will be able to share the books they have enjoyed. This is a fundraising event with all the funds going to the Friends of the Library. The price is $50. Checks should be mailed to the Friends of the Library, 1310 Moorea Way, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. For more information call (949) 376-5135.