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The Laguna Beach Retirement Community will host an open house and
happy hour at 3:30 p.m. at 2130 S. Coast Highway. Opera singer Sisa
will perform. Reservations are suggested. Information: (949)
The Laguna Beach Retirement Community will host an A
Western-themed barbecue at noon at 2130 S. Coast Highway.
Reservations are suggested. Information: (949) 376-3144.
Laguna Outreach is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a bash at
Woody’s at the Beach. The barbecue and entertainment will take place
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1305 S. Coast Highway. $20 per person.
The studio will hold a class titled “Partner Yoga: An Exploration
Of Trust, Communication and Companionship” with Kate Olafson. The
class will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. at 30818 S. Coast Highway. The
series costs $50 in advance or $60 starting the day of. Singles cost
$30 in advance or $35 the day of. Information: (949) 415-0955. Web:
The Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club will hold a free
demonstration on the relaxing and beneficial practice of Dayan Qigong
from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at 1085 Laguna Canyon Road. Information: Judy
Shield, (949) 768-1652.
Wild Oats will host Dr. Block, who has 10 reasons why a pet should
see a chiropractor, at 1 p.m. The market is at 283 Broadway.
Information: (949) 376-7888.
Village Laguna, in cooperation with the League of Women Voters,
will sponsor the fifth bi-annual City Council/School Board Candidates
Forum at 7 p.m. in the City Council chambers, 505 Forest Ave. Cox
Communications will televise the debate on Channel 30. Each candidate
will have three minutes to make an opening statement, one minute to
respond to written questions from the audience and one minute for a
closing statement. Information: Doug Reilly, (949) 494-4137.
LEARN TO TAP
The City of Laguna Beach Recreation Department will hold a
beginning tap dance class at 8 p.m. in the recreation building at 515
Forest Ave. Information: (949) 497-0716 or Marge Pickering, (949)
South Coast Medical Center will hold a “Heartsaver Class,” a
mandatory requirement for schoolteachers. This four-hour class is
good for the general public and will include instruction on “CPR” and
“Obstructed Airway Techniques” for adults and children 1 to 8 years
old. The minimum age of participants is 13 years. CPR cards will be
issued. The class will meet from 6 to 10 p.m. in the auditorium at
South Coast Medical Center, 31872 S. Coast Highway. Reservations are
necessary. Information: (949) 499-7177.
WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE AND AWARENESS
The Laguna Beach Recreation Department will hold a Women’s
Self-Defense and Awareness. Taught by a female instructor, the
training will encourage students to develop personal safety habits
that reduce the risks of becoming a victim. The class is developed
for mature teens and adults. The class will take place from 8 to 9:15
p.m. every Wednesday at Lang Park gym. 21540 Wesley Drive. The class
is $60 and $40 for each additional family member. Information: (949)
497-0716, ext. 6.
The Laguna Beach PTA Council Parent Education Committee will hold
a session titled “Getting Out of the Spin Cycle: Getting Children to
Mind.” Sandy McDaniel, columnist for the Orange County Register and
author of “Recipes for Parenting,” will examine and demonstrate
emotionally and physically safe ways to discipline and work with
children. Check-in will start at 8 a.m. and the talk will begin at
8:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at the Surf and Sand Hotel, 1555 S. Coast Highway.
Admission is $5. Information: Betsy Jenkins, (949) 499-6270.