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Schools Offer Classes on Better Parenting

Parents of children 5 to 10 with challenging behaviors can learn parenting skills in a seven-week program offered by the school district. The program will run seven consecutive Wednesdays, Oct. 8-Nov. 19, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Marriage...

Tony’s Treehouse Grows New Teen Leaders

Seven teens from the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach joined 1,500 peers for a leadership Conference in Anaheim made possible partly by a $400 donation from Tony’s Treehouse. Founded by Becky Martinez of Laguna Beach, Tony’s Treehouse has contributed nearly $4,000 over the...

Trolleys to Run on Non-Summer Weekends

There’s good news for residents and visitors who cavort around town on the free trolleys all summer, then rue the day that service ends when the summer art festivals close in September. They’ll be rewarded next March when Laguna Beach starts off-season weekend trolley...

Handmade Card Party Benefits Kids in Distress

Handmade Card Party Benefits Kids in Distress Arty Party, the 12th annual hands-on card making fundraiser will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Laguna Beach Community Center, 380 Third St. For a minimum $30 donation, participants will make and take...

Parents Offered Drop-in Classes

Laguna’s school district began offering monthly drop-in counseling this week for parents of district students enrolled in grades 3-12, who cannot commit to an ongoing parent class. The classes provide parents an opportunity for interaction with other parents while learning...

Community Datebook 10/18/13

  Gala Borrows From the Macabre The second annual gala fundraiser Little Shop of Horticulture will be held at the Montage’s ballroom with Laguna Beach Beautification Council on Oct. 31, from 5-9 p.m. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres start at 5 p.m., followed with a silent auction...

Workshops

 Learning Silk Painting   Laguna Outreach for Community Arts will hold an Art and Sea Lions workshop on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9-10:30 a.m. at Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Canyon. Participants will view live sea lions, then enjoy a silk painting workshop with Reem...

Community Datebook 9/20/13

Anti-Litter Forces Invade Coastal Cities Californians will take to the beaches, shorelines, and inland waterways Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon, to clear away debris and honor the anniversary of the state’s Coastal Act. Locally, clean-ups led by the Eco Warrior...

Students Gain Mentors and Creative Encouragement

This fall begins the initiation of an intergenerational mentoring arrangement between second grade students from the Boys and Girls Club and trained volunteer mentors from the Susi Q Senior Center. Volunteers for the project are welcome to attend a meeting at the Susi Q, 380...

City Hosts ‘Open for Business’ Workshop

The next “Open for Business” workshop, for business owners and others interested in opening or expanding businesses in Laguna Beach, will take place on Thursday, Sept.  27, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 380 Third St. Workshop participants will include...

Gathering LOCA Work

Students and teachers of Laguna Outreach Community Arts are invited to submit an original piece of art created in a LOCA sponsored class for an exhibit that will run from Oct. 8 through Dec. 11 Artwork will be exhibited at Gallery Q at the Susi Q inside the Laguna Beach Community...

Training Workshop for Nonprofit Leaders

The Board Chairs Academy, a training program for current and future board leaders of nonprofit organizations, will make a presentation Friday, Sept 14 from 2 to 5:30 p.m at Susi Q Center, 380 Third St. Succeeding sessions will occur on the Fridays of Oct. 26, Dec. 14, February 8,...

Gallery Q Exhibit Showcases Myth and Imagination

More than 60 people attended an artist’s reception and awards presentation at Susi Q Senior Center’s Gallery Q last week. First place went to Marianne van der Veer for her work titled “Goddess of the Sea”, second place to Linda McInnis for “Sea Goddess”...

Learning to Cook Gluten-Free

Clinical nutritionist Gini Warner and Chef Ross Harris, authors of the book “The Gluten-Free Edge,” are offering a hands-on cooking class Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 1:30 p.m. Participants will also learn about the gluten-free diet in the workshop at the Susi Q Center, 380 Third St....

New Art Show at Gallery Q at the Susi Q

An artist’s reception and awards presentation for “Gods and Goddesses-Myth and Imagination,” the newest show at Gallery Q at the Susi Q, will be Friday, July 27, from 3-5 p.m. The show, which runs through Sept. 25, features an unusual array of interpretations of this theme in an...
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