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Easter, Passover Nearly Coincide This Year

By Donna Furey | LB Indy The town’s religious institutions offer myriad services over the next two weeks marking spring rituals celebrated by different faith’s traditions. St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, will hold a Penance service at 7 p.m. on...

Free Finance Workshops Offered

  Peter Kote, founder of Professional Fiduciary Services and a co-founder of Laguna Beach Community Foundation, will moderate eight workshops on finance beginning Friday, April 3. Participants can be assured no one will ask for donations or email addresses, or will try to...

Garden Happenings

Flores Tours Claremont’s Native Garden Join California horticultural expert Ruben Flores on a tour of Claremont’s Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens, departing at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 28, from Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway. Seating is limited for the garden walk and bus...

Doing Good

Children’s Hospital Stages Annual Follies   CHOC Follies XVIII, the annual original musical comedy production that raises funds for Children’s Hospital of Orange County, will present “CHOCago, An Orange County Vaudeville of Guys, Dames and Debutantes!” at the Robert B. Moore...

Two-Day Music Fest Showcases 32 Bands

The Blue Water Music Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, March 28 and 29, transforming the Sawdust Art Festival grounds at 935 Laguna Canyon Road with a procession of acts on three stages for two-days of daylight concerts. Named after the Blue Water Green Earth nonprofit...

An Iconic Painting Goes on Display

The painting, “Laguna Beach-1926,” by Joseph Kleitsch will be included in “Art in Nature: Legacy of the Land,” running through May 3, at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. The painting was loaned from the Festival of Arts’ collection. Kleitsch, born in 1882, was a...

Jazz Wednesdays Wrapping Up

Freelance recording artist Frank Potenza and sax player Rickey Woodard team up for a night of jazz with artists Llew Mathews on keys, Richard Simon on bass and Roy McCurdy on drums when Laguna Beach Live! presents Jazz Wednesdays at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1 at Seven-Degrees,...

Library Hosts ‘American Grotesque’ Author

Larry Lytle, author of “American Grotesque: The Life and Art of William Mortensen,” will speak at Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre St., at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. Lytle’s work is a retrospective of images by Mortensen, a Laguna Beach resident and...

Indy on Arts

Friday, March 27 “Bye Bye Birdie,” 7:30 p.m. LBHS Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. 949 497-7769. Also 3/28 and 3/29 at 2:30 p.m. Student tickets are $10, adults $15 and reserved seating $20. Allan Stone, 10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $35 at the door....

Disability Biz Kicks Off Fundraiser

St. Patrick’s Day marks 51 years since local resident Andy Leaf dove into a wave, hit a sandbar and broke his neck. The injury left him paralyzed from the neck down. After 20 years of helping other disabled people start their own businesses, Leaf founded the Seed Business Network...

Doing Good

Fundraiser Serves Women in Need Flamenco guitarist Clif Miller will entertain visitors at the 1 p.m. Spring Into Healing party Sunday, March 22, a fundraiser for Patty’s House, serving low-income women with medical needs. Admission is $15 at the door of the private ocean-view...

Learn How to Prune With Company

Volunteers join together from 9 a.m. to noon to care for the South Laguna Community Garden Saturday, March 21, pruning under the guidance of landscape expert Gilbert Briseño. Briseno’s recommended pruning shears will be available for purchase for $32 or bring your own hand...

‘Birdie’ Sings Dressler’s Swan Song

Park Avenue Players’ presentation of “Bye Bye Birdie,” continues at the Laguna Beach High School Artists’ Theatre for two more weekends. The production will be the final spring musical by director Mark Dressler, who after 25 years with the school district will retire in June. The...

Class notes

Making Waves in Sacramento Former resident Gordon Belyea and 19 other Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students stood on the steps of the state capitol this past Monday, March 9, basking in the recognition of state lawmakers. The mechanical engineering major who graduated from Laguna...