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CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Laguna Beach Senior Center and the Arts Commission in
conjunction with Banking on Art is accepting artwork from Orange
Country residents 55 and older for the fifth annual Senior Art
Exhibit. All entries must be original and have been executed within
the past two years and must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. Sept.
26. The winning entries will be exhibited at Wells Fargo Bank during
the month of October. Information: (949) 464-9535.
STREET SMART KIDS
The United Studios of Self Defense will hold a safety awareness
workshop for kids from noon to 2 p.m. Reservations are encouraged.
The studio is at 30824 S. Coast Highway. Information: (949) 499-5768.
ASSN. OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
The American Assn. of University Women Laguna Beach Branch will
hold its annual membership brunch from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pacific
Island Clubhouse 1, 31551 Flying Cloud in Laguna Niguel. Rose
Collins, Grecia Garcia and Leticia Jimenez will discuss how mentors
can help unlock windows to a person’s true potential. Information:
Jana Hollenbeck, (949) 499-0011 or Peggie Thomas (949) 499-1817.
BONE DENSITY TESTING
W.C. Osteoporosis Institute will hold bone density tests from 11
a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bushard’s Pharmacy, 244 Forest Ave. The tests will
cost $30. Information: (949) 494-1059.
Laguna Beach Community Services Department will hold a class
titled, “Unleash the Power of Your Intuition.” The four-week class,
led by Susan McNeal Velasquez, will introduce students to trust
intuition. The class will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. through Oct. 8.
Location to be announced. The class costs $80 plus a $5 supply fee.
Information: (949) 497-0716.
LAGUNA BEACH BUSINESS EXPO
The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce will host this trade show,
which allows chamber members to showcase their products and services.
Resident and other business people will have the opportunity to get
an up-close look and to discuss particular needs with the
representative at each booth. The event will take place from 5 to 8
p.m. Sept. 17 at Tivoli Too, 777 Laguna Canyon Road. Information:
(949) 494-1018, Ext. 1. Web: www.lagunabeachchamber.org.
Laguna Beach PTA Council Parent Education Committee will kick off
of the first coffee break of the school year. The session titled,
“Principally Speaking,” will give principals Nancy Blade, Chris
Duddy, Ron LaMotte and Joanne Culverhouse an opportunity talk about
new aspects of the school year at their respective campuses. Check-in
starts at 8 a.m. and the talk will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 18 at the
Surf and Sand Hotel, 1555 S. Coast Highway. Admission is $5.
Information: Betsy Jenkins, (949) 499-6270.
THE SOUTH COAST MEDICAL CENTER
The Center will hold a Senior Town Hall Lecture featuring Jess
Marlow. An award-winning broadcast journalist, Marlow is currently
the host of “Life and Times” on KCET Channel 28. The lecture will
take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sept. 18 in the auditorium, 31872 S.
Coast Highway. Information: (949) 499-7202. Web:
The Laguna Beach Chapter of Surfrider Foundation will hold its
monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave., third
floor. Craig Justice, senior water quality analyst with the city of
Laguna Beach, will give a presentation on the requirements of the new
municipal storm water permit and how it will affect residents and
businesses. Information: (949) 631-6273
PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF GAYS AND LESBIANS
The South Orange County/Laguna Woods Chapter will meet monthly at
7 p.m. every third Wednesday at Laguna County United Methodist
Church, 24442 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills. Information: (949)
CROSS CULTURAL COUNCIL
The Cross Cultural Council monthly meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at
St. Mary’s Church, 428 Park Ave. All are welcome to attend.
Information: David (949) 496-3836. 19 de Septiembre --Cross Cultural
Council reunion. Se lleva acabo en 428 Park Ave. Laguna Beach.
Iniciando a las 7 P.M. Todos son bienvenidos. Para mas informacion
llamar Terry Anne al (949) 494-8883.
BIKE IT UP LAGUNA
Laguna Beach Rotary will host an evening filled with tips and
techniques from the pros for the trail and the street. Led by Linda
Yadao, a national bike safety educator, children will learn the
etiquette and rules of cycling including the consequences of ignoring
traffic laws and rules of the road . Participants can also enter the
drawing for a bike, helmets and tons of cool stuff. The event will
take place at 7 p.m. at Thurston Middle School, 2100 Park Ave.
Information: Web: www.lagunabeachgrandprix.com.
The studio will hold an introduction to Yoga course. The class
will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. at 30818 South Coast Highway. The class
costs $30 in advance; $40 the day of. Information: (949) 415-0955.
DRILLS AND SKILLS FOR A CYCLE SMART COMMUNITY
The Rotary Club of Laguna Beach will hold a seminar for bicyclists
to learn how to make appropriate decisions in a variety of complex
traffic situations. Participants are encouraged to bring their bike,
helmet and favorite riding gear to earn an official Laguna Beach
Rider Permit. The event will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. in the
Lumberyard parking lot. Web: www.lagunabeachgrandprix.com.
COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN
St. Catherine’s Council of Catholic Women will hold its annual
membership tea at 11 a.m. at the Laguna Beach United Methodist
Church, 21632 Wesley Drive. Information: (949) 494-4544.
The Laguna Beach
Rotary Grand Prix
The Laguna Beach Rotary Grand Prix will debut with a series of
races Saturday. There will be a Celebrity Chase that will include
Kermit Alexander, former 49er and LA Rams, and CBS sports director
Jim Hill. . The first race will begin at 7 a.m., the Shimano Kids
Race Series will start at 10:25 a.m. and Celebrity Chase at 11 a.m.
The day’s races will take place in Downtown Laguna Beach. The
start/finish line is on Forest Ave. Racers can register online. All
races are $35, except the Shimano Kids and the Celebrity races. The
PRO 1 and 2 race is $50. Non-racers are encouraged to volunteer.
Information: (949) 499-1968. Web: www.lagunabeachgrandprix.com.