SENIOR NOTES

Duke's Men to sing at Senior Center

The Duke's Men of Yale ? an a cappella singing group ? will perform at the Laguna Beach Senior Center's general meeting, at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 13 at the Veterans Memorial Community Center, 384 Legion St.

The Duke's Men were formed in 1952, when, the story goes, Basil Duke Henning, Master of Saybrook College and former Whiffenpoof singer, stole a "Whiff" arrangement and presented it to four of his students.

The group is the youngest all-male a cappella group at Yale, and has entertained around the world, was featured on CBS' 'Sunday Morning,' and performed at the White House, at Westminster in London and in Paris.

Their repertoire includes jazz, show tunes, classical as well as pop and soul music. Their appearance is made possible through the support of the Montage Resort and Spa.

Members of Laguna Beach Senior Center may attend for free and there is a $10 charge for non-members. A light lunch will be served. Seating is limited to 100. For more information, call the Senior Center at (949) 497-2441.

Visitation support group meets

Grandparents with grandchild visitation issues are welcome to join an ongoing support group meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wed., March 8 at the Laguna Beach Senior Center, 384 Legion St. Information: (949) 464-9535.

Tax preparation assistance offered

Tax preparation and assistance is available by appointment through April 13 at the Senior Center.

Volunteer counselors trained by the Internal Revenue Service will operate a tax-counseling desk from 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday and Thursday through April 13 at the Center, 384 Legion St.

Persons using this service should bring copies of their previous year's federal and state tax returns and forms and information for the current tax year, including W-2s and other materials showing income and deductions for the year. To make an appointment, call the Senior Center at (949) 497-2441.

Seniors rolling to Flamingo casino

The Laguna Beach Senior Center is headed to the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada from May 9 to 11.

Cost is $95 for a double room and $110 for a single room. The price includes two buffet meals, driver tip, luggage handling and a two-night stay.

Reservations and payment must be made by March 31. Information: Sharon Olney, Senior Center Coordinator, (949) 464-9535.

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