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The Coastal Chambers Legislative Coalition will host a panel of experts in a discussion of Orange County’s transportation. The program is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Surf & Sand Resort, 1555 S. Coast Highway. Tickets are $35. Call the Chamber of Commerce at (949) 494-1018 to make a reservation.
The Friendship Shelter will host a gala celebration at [seven degrees], 891 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets for the event are $250. For times or to buy tickets, visit www.friendshipshelter.org or call (949) 494-6928.
The Laguna Beach Garden Club will host Rick Hume and Peggy Goldwater Clay to discuss the Orange County Great Park at its general membership meeting at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Drive. The meeting begins at 9:30 and first time guests are welcome free of charge. Visit www.lagunabeach gardenclub.org for more information.
The League of Women Voters will host a discussion to develop a position on immigration problems facing the United States. The first in a series of discussions is at 9:15 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 429 Cypress.
California’s statewide Coastal Cleanup Day will be hosted in Laguna Beach by the Clean Water Now! Coalition, who will have bags, gloves, and pamphlets available at 9 a.m. Pick-up stations are available at Main Beach, Crescent Bay, Treasure Island, Oak Street Beach and Aliso Creek Beach. For more information, visit www.cleanwaternow.com.
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All are invited to a community party and potluck with entertainment by local musicians and poets at Aliso Beach, featuring a Victoria skimboard exhibition from noon to 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.helpbluewater.com
The Montage Resort & Spa hosts weekly wine seminars from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Loft Bistro, 30801 S. Coast Highway. This week, the seminar will take a break from wines to sample fine artisan beers from around the world. $25 per person; call (949) 715-6420 to make a reservation.
The American Association of University Women will have a program called “The Importance of Women’s Friendships" at 2 p.m. at the Laguna College of Art & Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. To register for the meeting, call Deana Pink at (949) 497-9900.
The Assistance League of Laguna Beach will hold a membership coffee and tour of its facilities at 10 a.m. at the chapter house, 547 Catalina St. For more information, call Joan Schnitter at (949) 951-9001.
The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly mixer at 5:30 p.m. at the Tides Inn, 460 N. Coast Highway. Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers. Visit www.lagunabeachchamber.org for more information.
A free series of workshops called “It’s Your Money" will meet at the Boys & Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road. The weekly sessions will meet at 10 a.m. and focus on a different topic each week. Call the Boys & Girls Club at (949) 494-2525, ext. 103 to make a reservation.