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Easter Events, Sacred and Secular

Religious Services The following are local services for Easter Sunday, March 31: Church By the Sea: 6:30 a.m. sunrise service at the end Moulton Meadows Park down the fire road, and 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at 468 Legion St. Neighborhood Congregational Church: Rev. B.J. Beu leads an...

Art Seen 3/15/13

Exhibit Focuses on Kids’ Images The Boys and Girls Club is holding their sixth annual National Image Makers Photography Exhibit on Wednesday, March 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Rd. The exhibit will feature works by over 120 members with a display of over...

Getting Out 3/8/13

Snack, Sip, Surf and So On The Pacific Edge Hotel, as part of the Laguna Beach a la Carte, will be hosting Snack, Sip and Surf on Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m. The event will feature a cocktail competition, a neighborhood chef challenge, appetizers from The Deck, and a Hobie paddle...

Getting Out 2/15/13

Midweek Jazz Resumes With Vocalist Jazz vocalist Kate Reid and her quartet will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 South Coast Hwy, part of Laguna Beach Live’s jazz series. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $12 online and...

Art Seen 2/8/13

Artists Invited to Jury Day Laguna Beach’s Art-A-Fair seeks new artists for its 47th season and invites them to bring their artwork to jury day between 8 and 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Rd. All media may be submitted to...

LBHS Paper Hosts its Own Benefit Concert

The high school’s newspaper, Brush and Palette hosts its second annual benefit concert on Friday, Jan. 11, to help raise funds for its operations. Student tickets are $10 for the 6:30 p.m. concert at the Artists’ Theatre, which will feature student and alumni acts. Student acts...

Shelter Gala Promises a ‘Mad Men’ Theme

Friendship Shelter’s annual gala, “Fly Me to the Moon,” will be held Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club and will feature a live and silent auction, entertainment, dancing, and dinner. The theme is “Mad Men” ‘60s style. Call for tickets: 949-494-6928, ext. 16, or visit...

Shelter Gala Promises a ‘Mad Men’ Theme

Friendship Shelter’s annual gala, “Fly Me to the Moon,” will be held Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Balboa Bay Club and will feature a live and silent auction, entertainment, dancing, and dinner. The theme is “Mad Men” ‘60s style. Call for tickets: 949-494-6928, ext. 16, or visit...

Rotary Revs Up for Car Show

A collection of classic cars and motorcycles bring to life the history, engineering ingenuity and art form of automobile design during Laguna Beach Rotary Club’s 9th Annual Classic Car Show, set for Sunday, Oct. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Festival of Arts’ grounds, 650...

Glow Opens Grandly

The grand opening of Glow Boutique and Wellness is Thursday, Oct. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1891 S. Coast Highway. The new store offers women’s clothing and accessories as well as traditional Chinese medicine such as acupuncture, constitutional facial acupuncture, and herbs....

Comedy Improvised

An evening of improv and comedy “suitable for ages nine to 99” will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 429 Cypress Dr. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for light refreshments and seating with the 90-minute show beginning at 7. The show will feature the...

Martini Madness Meliorates Marine Mammals

On Sept. 16, from 5:30- 7:30 p.m., the Madison Square & Garden Café will host the fourth annual Martini Madness benefitting Pacific Marine Mammal Center to promote awareness of the Center and its marine mammal rehabilitation and education programs. The evening will feature...

Chorale Performs Folk Music Concerts

The Saddleback Master Chorale will present “Whispers in the Wind” on Friday, Sept. 7, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 9, at St. Catherine of Siena Parish School Chapel, 3090 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, at 3 p.m. The...

Master Chorale Performs Folk Music

The Saddleback Master Chorale’s director, Charles Stephenson, will present “Whispers in the Wind” on Friday, Sept. 7 at Laguna Beach’s St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 9 the chorale performs at St. Catherine of Siena Parish...

Tossing Off the Dust for Design

The Sawdust Art Festival clothing guild will host a fashion show on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 3 p.m. on the Grill stage. Eight Sawdust clothing and textiles artists will have the opportunity to feature three fashionable looks each. Sawdust designers featuring their unique outfits on...