The Montage Resort & Spa holds weekly wine seminars from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Loft Bistro, 30801 So. Coast Highway. This week’s seminar is “Spumante and Frizzanti: Sparkling Wines of Italy.” $25 per person; call (949) 715-6420 to make a reservation.
MONDAYPANCAKE BREAKFASTThe Laguna Beach Exchange Club hosts its annual Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast from 7-10:30 a.m. in Heisler Park at Cliff and Myrtle Streets, sponsored by Las Brisas and The White House restaurants. Proceeds go to the prevention of child abuse and local youth programs. There will be entertainment and Laguna Beach firefighters will be flipping flapjacks. Cost is $5.
The Laguna Beach American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony to remember fallen American soldiers. The ceremony is at Monument Point in Heisler Park at 11 a.m. There will be a contingent of Marines on hand to perform a 21-gun salute. For more information, call Dave Connell at (949) 494-2065 or Richard Moore at (949) 376-6340.
PATRIOTIC MUSICThe Laguna Community Concert Band will perform patriotic-themed music on the cobblestones of Main Beach from noon to 1 p.m. The concert will feature marches by John Philips Sousa and Edwin Goldwyn. For more information, call Brian Cameron at (949) 499-2883.
THURSDAYSKIN SCREENINGSThe South Coast Medical Center, 31872 S. Coast Highway, will offer free skin cancer screenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on its second floor. The appointments will fill up, so call (949) 499-7202 to reserve a time. Visit www.southcoastmed center.com.
The Laguna Beach certified California farmers market takes place from 8 to noon Saturdays at the Lumberyard parking lot next to City Hall. Information: (714) 573-0374.
The Mom’s Group at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave., meets Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and is for mothers of young children to discuss parenting issues, family traditions and relationships. Meetings are free. Parents may bring infants. Childcare for older babies and preschoolers is available for a small donation. For more information please contact Lisa Wilhelm at (949) 494-7555.
The Laguna Beach Public Library presents Preschool Story Time at 11 a.m. every Wednesday followed by cookies and punch. The library is at 363 Glenneyre St. Information: (949) 497-1733.
The Laguna Beach Library’s Turbo Tuesday Programs start at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at 363 Glenneyre St. Information: (949) 497-1733.
VISIT WITH SEA LIONS
Friends of the Sea Lions of Laguna Beach, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. Admission is free, donations welcome. To schedule a group presentation, call for an appointment: (949) 494-3050.
HORTENSE MILLER GARDEN
The Hortense Miller garden covers 2 1/2 acres of the upper slopes of Boat Canyon and features a range of plants and small-themed gardens. Tours through the garden and private residence are held Tuesday through Saturday at 10 a.m., and must be scheduled two weeks in advance. Information: (949) 497-0716, ext. 6.
Get Fit with South Coast Seniors on Mondays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. First six classes free, then $5 per class at South Coast Medical Center. For participants 50 and over. Safe, easy-to-follow strength, flexibility and aerobic routines. Information: (949) 499-7114.
Yogaworks offers free all-levels “Yoga Breaks” weekly from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays at Main Beach, near the lifeguard tower. For information, call (949) 415-0955.
YOGA IN THE PARK
Carl Brown, a registered Yoga Alliance instructor, provides a free yoga program at 9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday at the tennis courts at Moulton Meadows Park. For rain days, the class moves to the club house at Laguna Terrace Mobile Home Park (see blog for directions). Students should bring their own mats; additional pads available on a first come basis. The classes are appropriate for all levels. For more information visit the blog site, https://yogainthepark. blogspot.com/, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 494-9928.
The Laguna Laughter Club meets Sunday through Friday at 7:45 a.m. and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on the sand at the northernmost end of Main Beach. The free sessions feature “laugh-for-no-reason” exercises, yoga breathing techniques and easy stretches. For more information, call (949) 376-1939 or e-mail JoyfulB@cox.net. Laughter Yoga is on the web at www.LYinstitute.org.