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Judge Presides Over Veterans Day Ceremony

Laguna Beach resident and U.S. District Judge David O. Carter will be the keynote speaker at an 11 a.m. Veterans Day ceremony Friday Nov. 11, where California Laguna Beach American Legion veterans recognize their comrades.

The public is invited to the ceremony at Legion Hall, 384 Legion Street. Seating is limited. For more info: contact Richard Moore at (949) 376-6340 or Dave Connell at (949) 494-2065.

Church’s Boutique Sale Benefits Mission Outreach

United Methodist Church women are hosting a fall boutique, between 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6, in the church’s Healton Hall, 21632 Wesley Dr., in Laguna Beach.

The annual sale will feature crafts including gift baskets, fascinators, aprons, plants, baked goods, almost-new clothing and white elephant gifts.  The sale is a good opportunity to buy holiday gifts at reasonable prices and all proceeds go to UMW’s mission outreach.

Conservancy Hosts Senior Center’s Leader

The Laguna Canyon Conservancy’s meeting Monday, Nov. 7 at Tivoli Terrace features Susi Q Senior Center’s executive director Nadia Babayi.

The public is invited to the dinner, $10 for members and $15 for non-members.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:35 p.m. with the program following.

RSVP to Ed Drollinger at 494-6465 and leave your name, phone number and number of reservations. The deadline to reserve is Nov. 5.

SEEDS Workshop Delves Into a Shunned Topic

On Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. SEEDS will be sponsoring a lecture for adults presented by Andrea Deerheart, who will discuss how to talk to your kid about living and dying.
She will give insight about letting go of the fear of death. The workshop will be held at Anneliese Schools’ Willowbrook Campus  and open to the public for a fee of $20. Register at www.seedsed.org.

Paving the Way for Safer Passage

Safer Passages, a Laguna Beach-based non-profit dedicated to saving pedestrian lives, will hold a walk on Friday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. beginning at the downtown fire department, 505 Forest Ave., to Main Beach to raise awareness for the rights of pedestrians.

Founder Pamela Burrus chose the auspicious date of 11/11/11 to stress the importance of 11, the number of pedestrians killed daily in the U.S. by walking across a street. Her late husband Dr. David R. Burrus was killed walking in a crosswalk in Los Angeles on Sept. 2, 2009.

For additional information, please go to www.saferpassages.org.

YogaWoman Stretches to Laguna Audiences

A groundbreaking feature film, “YogaWoman,” about the powerful impact of Yoga on health, fitness, emotional well-being and personal growth will be screened on Thursday Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 Saint Ann’s Dr., where a gift will be presented to those who attend.

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