The No Square Theatre will raffle off a 1978 Porsche 911 Carrera SC
at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 31 at the Laguna Beach Police Department, 505
Police Chief Jim Spreine will pull the winning ticket out of the
hat box. Proceeds from the raffle will go to benefit No Square
Theatre, Laguna Beach's oldest nonprofit community theater.
Raffle tickets are still available for purchase at $50 per ticket.
Information: (949) 497-1950.
Clinic gets funds from cancer group
$66,000 in grant funds to the Laguna Beach Community Clinic.
The money will help to provide low-income and un-insured women
access to breast exams, breast health education, counseling and case
management. The grant money was made available after the 2004 Komen
Orange County Race for the Cure, which raised $1.5 million.
Twenty-five percent of the money raised from the event contributes
to the Komen Foundation's National Award and Research Grant Program,
while the remaining 75% goes directly to breast cancer prevention and
treatment for Orange County women.
Conservancy holds first meeting of year
The Laguna Canyon Conservancy will hold the first dinner meeting
of the new year at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 3 at Tivoli Terrace, 650 Laguna
There will be a no-host bar at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served
at 6:45 p.m. Dinner tickets are $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers
and can be purchased at the door with prior reservations.
The deadline to reserve tickets is Jan. 1. The conservancy is
accepting new memberships and yearly renewals, good through Dec. 31,
2005. Yearly dues are $10 per person and may be paid by check, made
out to Laguna Canyon Conservancy and mailed to P.O. Box 1383, Laguna
Beach, CA 92652.
Dues are also payable the night of the meeting. For more
information, call (949) 494-6465.
Artists named to Plein-Air Painters
Laguna Beach artist Ken Auster has been chosen to be a signature
member of the Plein-Air Painters of America, a society of
professional artists recognized for their technique of painting on
The opportunity to join the Plein-Air Painters of America is
invitation only. Auster is known for his surf art and works only with
oil paints, depicting life on the streets, urban restaurants and
Alliance Francaise offers celebration
Alliance Francaise of Orange County will host a celebration of the
tradition of the three kings at 7 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Villa Romana
Restaurant, 303 Broadway.
For more information, call: (949) 251-1610. The event is $20 per
person and includes crepes and two glasses of cider or two
nonalcoholic beverages. Reservations are required before Jan. 5.
Information: (949) 497-6220.