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Pageant of the Monsters
Artists from the Pageant of the Masters will again spook Laguna with their Pageant of the Monsters at the Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. This haunted-house event is from 6 to 8 p.m. and will run through Sunday and also Wednesday on Halloween. Adults are $15 and children younger than 12 are $10. For more information, call (800) 487-3378.High School Musical
The Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, will present its opening of Disney’s “High School Musical." The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and will run through Nov. 4. Matinee times are available on weekends as well. Tickets range from $16 $20 and will likely sell out. For more information, visit www.lagunaplayhouse.com?
AAUW Author Event
The American Association of University Women-Laguna Beach, will host Author Barbara Abercrombie at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy., to discuss her book “Courage & Craft: Writing Your Life Story.” Abercrombie is a writing instructor at UCLA Extension and has published numerous works. For more information, call Barbara Antonacci at (949) 248-5139 or Deana Pink at (949) 494-9900.
Marine Mammal Masquerade
The Pacific Marine Mammal Center will host its Marine Mammal Masquerade II fundraiser at Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy., at 5:30 p.m. There will be festive masks, live reggae and food. $150 per ticket. To reserve a ticket, call (949) 494-3050.
Monsters’ Masquerade Ball
The Monster’s Masquerade Ball is at the Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event will include a cocktail hour, dinner at Tivoli Terrace and Pageant of the Monsters interactive Haunted House. Tickets are $100, and guests must be 21 or older. Call: (800) 487-3378.
Fa-boo-lous Halloween Lunch
The Laguna Beach Senior Center will host a special Halloween film event and lunch, starting at 10 a.m. with the film “Hocus Pocus,” starring Bette Midler, followed by lunch and prizes. Costumes are encouraged. For reservations, call (949) 497-2441.
First Thursday Art Walk
An art walk takes place the first Thursday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. Free shuttle service to participating galleries starts at 6:15 p.m. at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive, and Bluebird Center, 1590 S. Coast Highway. For more information call (949) 683-6871.
The Laguna Beach certified California farmers market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Lumberyard parking lot next to City Hall. Information: (714) 573-0374.
The Laguna Beach Public Library, 363 Glenneyre St., presents Preschool Story Time at 11 a.m. every Wednesday followed by cookies and punch. Information: (949) 497-1733.
Seein’ 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 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 older. 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. 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, yogainthepark.blogspot.com/, or contact email@example.com or (949) 494-9928.