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Family Concert

SEEDS Art and Education Inc. hosts a family concert at 6:30 p.m. at the Anneliese School’s Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. Dana Freeman, violinist with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, and Mike Hoffman, principal trombonist of the Pacific Symphony, will perform. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served at this free event. For more information, visit

Church Works With East African Partnership


The Clippers group at Laguna Presbyterian Church will host Dr. Colette Cozean, a key leader for the East African Partnership, for an African-style dinner and discussion at 6:30 p.m. at the church’s Tankersley Hall, 415 Forest Ave. Tickets are $15. Cozean will talk about the history and work of the EAP. Dinner will be provided by Mozambique. To make reservations for dinner, call Dave Sizer at (714) 838-0318.


Keep It Wild Volunteer Day

Help the Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks staff with restoration projects from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Sign up online at


Saturday till Jan. 28

Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Shop is holding a half-off book sale, where all books will be on sale. The shop is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, except Mondays when it’s open until 5 p.m. For more information, call (949) 497-1733 ext. 6.


Candlelight Yoga

SEEDS Art and Education Inc. offers holistic yoga and wellness classes by candlelight from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Get rested and relaxed through light stretching, gentle yoga poses and conscious breathing under the glow of candles. A monthly pass is $50; drop-ins are $15. Friends of SEEDS are free. The class is at Anneliese Schools’ Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road. To register, call (949) 533-9925.


Get Physically Fit


Part two of the Susi Q Senior Center’s healthy living series includes physical therapist Geeta Singh from 1 to 2 p.m. at the center, 380 Third St. She will help seniors establish a safe and effective exercise routine. Free.

‘Learning From John Lautner’

The Friends of Laguna Beach Architecture will present “Learning From John Lautner” at 6:30 p.m. at the Debilzan Fine Art Gallery, 224 Forest Ave. Local architect David Parker will talk about Lautner’s approach to design, which can sometimes push the envelope. For more information, email Sean McCracken at smccracken@


Formula For Love

Numerologist Richard King will speak on “Your Love Numbers: Discovering the Secrets of Your Relationships” at 2 p.m. at the Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre St. There is no cost to attend, but King’s book will be sold for $25.

Jan. 27


Spirit of Laguna Awards

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Spirit of Laguna Awards Dinner and installation of its 2012 board of directors from 6 to 9 p.m. at Tivoli Too!, 777 Laguna Canyon Road.

Design Floral Arrangements

Floral designer Debby Neville will teach how to beautify your home and table with flowers at a class from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Other classes will be Feb. 3 and 10. The cost is $20 per class plus supplies. For more information, call (949) 497-2441.

Jan. 28

Opera Tenor Concert

Stephen Fischman, an opera-trained tenor, will perform a concert of songs and tenor arias at 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach, 429 Cypress Drive. Music will be sung in English and Italian. Admission is $15.

Concert Season Announced

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County and President Dean Corey will announce the 2012-13 concert season lineup at 4 p.m. at Soka Performing Arts Center in Aliso Viejo. Space is limited. RSVP by Jan. 23 to or (949) 553-2422 ext. 230.

Feb. 3 to Feb. 5

Folkdance Festival

Dance around the world with live and recorded music at the 42nd annual Laguna Beach Folkdance Festival at Ensign School Gym, 2000 Cliff Drive, Newport Beach. Master teachers Michael Ginsburg and Jerry Duke will lead workshops in dances of the Balkans and Americas. The festival kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3 with a dance party. An all-weekend pass is $50 before Saturday or $60 at the door. Checks can be mailed to Laguna Folkdancers, 1524 Vivian, Newport Beach, CA 92660. For more information, visit or call (949) 646-7082.

‘The Work That Reconnects’

Scholar and eco-activist Joanna Macy will speak at a public lecture, followed by a weekend workshop. All events will be at Anneliese Schools’ Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road. The lecture is 7 p.m. Feb. 3 and costs $15 in advance, $20 at the door. The weekend workshop, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 4 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 5, costs $295 and includes meals. Register at