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Free Pre-School Screenings Offered

Free Pre-School Screenings Offered

Parents of young children under 5 are invited to take advantage of a free developmental screening Friday, Oct. 14, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.   This screening is organized and conducted by Family Support Network for families to receive a comprehensive screening to see how their […]

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La Playa Center Opens

La Playa Center Opens

Pictured below are, the English-as-a-Second-Language school with free childcare at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.   Coinciding with the school year, the La Playa Center has also resumed classes, offering three levels of English as a second language instruction, from 9 to 11 a.m., Monday through Thursday.   Besides ESL instruction, La […]

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Kid Stuff

Kid Stuff

Stagecraft for Small-fry and Fairy Tales Make the Leap to Opera

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Boys & Girls Club Thank its Supporters

Boys & Girls Club Thank its Supporters

Leaders of the Boys & Girls Club thanked over 100 agencies and individuals for their collaboration and support over the past year at its third annual Community Partners Breakfast at Seven-Degrees. Attendees included Laguna Beach Mayor Toni Iseman along with other city and school officials, who were treated to a serenade by preschool students. Board […]

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Schools Form Alliance Against Alcohol Abuse

Schools Form Alliance Against Alcohol Abuse

Responding to national and local trends in teen drug and alcohol abuse, a school district committee set out to partner with parents and community experts and reach students with a powerful deterrence message. The resulting Laguna Beach Community Coalition, established a year ago, now boasts 35 members and represents 15 local agencies.   The coalition’s […]

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She’s Expert at Brushing Away Dental Fears

She’s Expert at Brushing Away Dental Fears

Laguna Beach dentist Dr. Elli Abtahi and her staff visited both Boys & Girls Club locations in Laguna recently to demonstrate proper dental health care. At each location, the dentist and her staff were met by 40 to 50 children, from preschoolers to sixth-graders, eager to learn about how to properly care for their teeth. […]

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Scold-Free Skateboarding

Scold-Free Skateboarding

Editor, I am writing to get the word out: there is a new Saturday skate park in Laguna. It is in partnership with Basics of Skateboarding Camp (which provides programs through the City of Costa Mesa and Ladera Ranch) and Laguna’s very own local youth development experts, the Boys & Girls Club. In direct response to […]

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Club Thrives Thanks to Local Support

Club Thrives Thanks to Local Support

Editor, I am writing to thank and congratulate the Laguna Beach community for its incredible support of the Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach in 2010. Thanks to over 500 donors and many more participants at our special events, we raised more than $1.2 million for the club. In our 59th year of continuous […]

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Club Members Get a Taste of the Sea

Club Members Get a Taste of the Sea

To improve understanding of the ocean and its creatures, the Ocean Institute’s Adopt-a-Class recently visited members the Boys & Girls Club with its visiting classroom.

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Signups Underway for Girls’ Hoop Team

Signups Underway for Girls’ Hoop Team

Registration for girls basketball, kindergarten through ninth grade, has begun at the Boys & Girls Club. Boys & Girls Club athletic director Hans Laroche has a reputation for making the league a great experience for kids and parents alike. Girls have the opportunity to learn basketball skills, enhance their self-esteem, and have a great time […]