FRIDAY: Brandon Scott's "Magic Cabaret" comes to Gallimaufry Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Artists' Theatre, 625 Park Ave. Scott combines magic, music, storytelling and more in this two-night engagement. Tickets are $15 to $20 for adults and $10 to $15 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.gallimaufry.org or call (949) 499-5060.
SATURDAY: Catch beautiful canyon views on an easy, family-friendly, 6-mile bike ride with OC Parks Ranger Portia Arutunian. The ride is at 8:30 a.m. at Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. Meet at ranger headquarters, Gate 1, 28373 Alicia Pkwy. Call (949) 923-2235.
SUNDAY: Spot local native birds with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists during a moderate 2-mile hike over uneven terrain. For ages 12 and older. Bring your binoculars. Meet at 8 a.m. at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area. Reservations required. Visit http://www.lagunacanyon.org/activities.html or call (949) 923-2235.
Through Aug. 21
Tony Bennett Music
Enjoy the music of Tony Bennett with "I Left My Heart: A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett," at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets, $35 to $60. For tickets, call (949) 497-2787 or visit http://www.LagunaPlayhouse.com.
'Xanadu: The Musical'
No Square Theatre's latest venture, a musical version of the 1980s film, opens at 7:30 p.m. at No Square Theatre, 384 Legion St., Laguna Beach. Tickets are $22 at nosquare.org and $25 at the door.
Aliso Beach Cleanup
OC Parks Staff is looking for a small group of volunteers to assist with beach cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon on a year-round basis at Aliso Beach, 31131 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach. There is no cost. To sign up, contact Park Ranger Candice Hubert at firstname.lastname@example.org and complete an application at http://www.ocparksforms.com.
Mini Golf Fundraiser
The Laguna Beach Police Employees Assn. seeks community members to join their teams for the Crime Survivors' miniature golf fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. at Boomers in Irvine. The event includes a golf tournament, silent auction, awards and more. Cost is $25 a person. To join one of the teams, email email@example.com.
Katsuya Lunch Service
Mayor Toni Iseman will attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the start of lunch service from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily at Katsuya, 858 S. Coast Hwy. Half of the proceeds from the first lunch service will go to the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.
Searching for Health Information
Learn how to search for health information online from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Discover ways to recognize, prevent and treat diseases and conditions that occur with age and build your internet skills at the same time. This course was developed by the National Institutes of Health. Cost: $50. For more information, call (949) 497-2441.
Ceramicist Carol Tripp Martens will discuss ceramics and working in 3-D from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Festival of Arts' Art Talks. The talk is free with Festival of Arts admission. For more information, visit http://www.lagunafestivalofarts.org.
Junior Ranger Program
Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to join a Park Ranger for an introduction to the ecology of Crystal Cove State Park in the weekly Junior Ranger program. Junior Rangers meets from 9 to 10 a.m. at Pelican Point lot #4 (Newport Coast entrance, left at kiosk to the end.) $15 day-use parking fee.
'Tacho' Film Screening
The Czech Republic film "Tacho" will have its American premiere screening at 7 p.m. at Laguna Beach High School Artists' Theatre, 625 Park Ave. Tickets are $10. The showing is part of the 2011 Gallimaufry Family Festival. For more information, visit http://www.gallimaufry.org/festival.html.
St. Mary's Summer Series
St. Mary's Episcopal Church holds its summer series, "Exploring the Life of Jesus as a Teacher of Wisdom: The Incarnation," at 7 p.m. with a closing service of Evening Prayer at 8 p.m. A reception follows. St. Mary's is at 428 Park Ave., Laguna Beach. For more information, call (949) 494-3542 or visit stmaryslb.org.
Summer Concert Series
DW3 performs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. during the OC Parks Summer Concert Series at Mason Regional Park, 18712 University Drive, Irvine. Pack a picnic basket, bring some blankets and enjoy a night of free music under the stars. For more information, call (949) 923-2220 or (949) 923-2223.
Members of the California Art Services Alliance will discuss a variety of topics from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Festival of Arts' Art Talks. Topics include appraising and cataloging art; handling and storage; installation and display; and framing and presenation, among others. The talk is free with Festival of Arts admission. For more information, visit http://www.lagunafestivalofarts.org.
Free Rare Book Appraisals
Once a month, from 9 to 11 a.m., the Susi Q Senior Center offers a chance to bring in old or rare books and have them appraised by a long-time book professional. No appointment is necessary. There is a five-book maximum per person, per month.
July 29 till July 31
The world premiere of the family-friendly fantasy rock musical "White Dalmatian" is at Artists' Theatre, 625 Park Ave. For showtimes and more, visit http://www.gallimaufry.org/festival.html.
The Easy Way To Using The Internet
Learn strategies for effective online searches to help you find what you're looking for from 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Cost: $75. Call (949) 497-2441.