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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...

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...

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,...

Kid Stuff

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

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...
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