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Parents Club Hosts Bike Clinic

 Mitzi Ostrick gets a push from dad, Marc, while Grayson Grzeskowiak waits for help from Megan Hilliard at bike riding clinic. Photo by Michelle


Mitzi Ostrick gets a push from dad, Marc, while Grayson Grzeskowiak waits for help from Megan Hilliard at bike riding clinic.
Photo by Michelle

Laguna Beach Parents Club’s bicycle riding clinic at Bluebird Park provided instruction in safe riding skills on a two-wheel bike.

Police department community liason Nikie Hernandez talked about bicycle safety, Bill Freeman of Crankbrothers bike part makers and parents assisted with helmet checks and helping kids on their first glides and pedals.

Photo by Michelle Cornell

Mitzi Ostrick gets a push from dad, Marc, while Grayson Grzeskowiak waits for help from Megan Hilliard at bike riding clinic.

 

Scouts Recruit for New Members

Boys finishing kindergarten through fourth-grade are invited to join Cub Scout Pack 35, which holds an open house for prospects Tuesday, April 29.

The pack meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church’s Tankersley Hall. Leaders will describe the fun, adventure and learning that scouting offers and the Lizard Wizard will put on a reptile show.

Questions: Contact Taylor Greene at [email protected] or 949.306.5883.

Enjoying near Extinct Edibles

Supporters sample foods rarely seen on restaurant menus.

Supporters sample foods rarely seen on restaurant menus.

Nearly 100 people enjoyed the newly renovated garden at the Anneliese School in Laguna Canyon during the “Ark of Taste” event earlier this month. It featured foods facing extinction and eight Orange County chefs, including Laguna Beach’s Ryan Adams of 370 Common and Debra Sims from Maro Wood Grill.

“By bringing public awareness to these foods, we hope to inspire people to seek them out and find more ways to use them, encourage farmers to grow them, chefs to cook with them, and stores to carry them,” says Linda Elbert, of Slow Foods Orange County, which sponsored the event along with SEEDS, a local nonprofit.

Staying Up to Speed with Parental Controls Online

The county Sheriff’s Department’s child exploitation task force shares strategies with parents on how to monitor their children’s use of the Internet at a 10 a.m. presentation Sunday, April 27, at Laguna Presbyterian Church.

For further infor contact Steve Sweet:  949-494-7555 or [email protected].

Marine Mammals Toasted at Garden Party  

An evening of appetizers and martinis at Madison Square & Garden Café, 320 North Coast Highway, on Sunday, May 18 from 5- 7 p.m. will benefit the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.

Admission to Martini Madness is $35- $40. All of the proceeds go towards the cost of food and medication for recovering marine mammals. Expect a special appearance by “Sammy the Sea Lion.” Tickets can be purchased online at pacificmmc.org/events.html or by calling the center at 949-494-3050.

Presbyterian Church Hosts Blood Drive

Laguna Presbyterian Church will host a Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, May 7, from 12:45 to 7 p.m. in Tankersley Hall at 415 Forest Ave.

All participants will receive a Quizno’s coupon.

Photo identification is required. Schedule an appointment or get more information at: RedCrossBlood.org., use sponsor code: lagunap

Church contacts: Sandy Grim at 494-7555 x102 or [email protected] .

Preschool Alums Reminisce About Days Gone By    

The Laguna Presbyterian preschool invites all to attend their May 6 fundraiser from 6-8 p.m., in Tankersley Hall at 415 Forest Ave.

View pictures of you or your children when they attended the school and visit the classrooms. The evening will consist of a silent auction and a raffle. Bid on get-always to vacation homes, event tickets, and gift certificates.

For more information contact Anne Herzog: [email protected]

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