Those interested in joining members of Neighborhood Congregational Church’s 16-day trip to India are invited to attend an 11:30 a.m. informational meeting Sunday, Oct. 21, at the church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. The tour leaving Jan. 24 will be led by Tenpa Dorjee, owner of Laguna Beach’s Tibet Handicrafts. For info: phone Pam Wicks at […]
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Assistance League chapters nationwide are holding a children’s book drive on “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday, Oct. 27. The volunteers of Assistance League of Laguna Beach are presenting books to Arthur Hasselbrink, of Homefront America, which helps military families at Camp Pendleton. Hasselbrink will give the books to the children’s library on the base.
The Laguna Food Pantry is seeking a driver to pick up donated goods from Whole Foods Fashion Island. A dependable driver is needed for Saturdays, Mondays and Tuesdays; gas and road tolls will be paid. Those interested in joining the family of volunteers, call, Monday through Friday, 7 – 10:30 a.m., at (949) 497-7121.
The Laguna Beach Planning Commission is seeking community input about the Downtown Specific Plan’s short-comings and recommendations to improve the 23-year-old policies that guide land use and development decisions downtown. The workshop will be held on Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave. The […]
Fire officials urge residents to register their contact information with AlertOC, the regional mass notification system. In an emergency, AlertOC is a critical link for residents to immediately learn if action such as evacuation is required. All Laguna Beach home phone numbers are already preregistered but citizens can add cell and work phones, email addresses, […]
The Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade Association has started to organize the 47th Parade, which will march through the streets of Laguna on Saturday, March 2. Officers elected at the September meeting were President Ed Hanke, Vice President Charlie Quilter, Secretary Kathy Hanke and Treasurer Sandi Werthe. The parade program ad deadline is Jan. 7 […]
Friendship Shelter’s annual gala, “Fly Me to the Moon,” will be held Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club and will feature a live and silent auction, entertainment, dancing, and dinner. The theme is “Mad Men” ‘60s style. Call for tickets: 949-494-6928, ext. 16, or visit www.friendshipshelter.org.
Join OC Parks and the Laguna Canyon Foundation on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. for a special weekend at the Nix Center, 18751 Laguna Canyon Rd., featuring “Amazing Raptors: Hawks, Owls & Falcons.” Meet the hawks, owls, and falcons from the Orange County Birds of Prey Center. Participants will learn to identify […]
Lori Vandermeir, president of the Orange County chapter of the National Organization for Women, speaks at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, about the assault on women’s issues since the 2010 election. The talk takes place at the Democratic Club headquarters, 1401 S. Coast Highway.
Participants in Laguna Presbyterian Church’s blood drive on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., will receive two complimentary VIP tickets to the Laugh Factory and the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live Identification is required. Schedule your appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up online at www.RedCrossBlood.org. Use sponsor code: lagunap.
The panel discussion “Making Money by Doing Good,” hosted by the Orange County Sustainability Collaborative, will take place Oct. 19, at Irvine’s Sweet Shade Park, 15 Sweet Shade, from 2 to 5 p.m. The event for those interested in promoting more sustainable business practices will explore the practical costs and risks of sustainability principles and […]
Local Jerry Bieser, of Chicago Title, a 30-year veteran of the real estate industry, leads a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, about home-owner vulnerability to fraud during refinancing. Learn how criminals are placing liens on properties and how to protect property with title insurance. The workshop will be held at the DeBilzan Gallery, […]
The annual Harvest Boutique organized by the United Methodist Women will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, at the church, 21632 Wesley Dr., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The boutique will feature a silent auction, handcrafted gifts, holiday decorations, gently used clothing, jewelry, plants, cookies, and the occasional antique. The auction will close at 1 […]