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LOCA Turns Over a Green Leaf

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts has collaborated with Laguna Nursery to offer 50 Shades of Green, a garden-themed art workshops designed for adults 16 and up, with any skill level. The first class, mixed-media will be led by Michele Taylor on Thursday, Jan. 16, and watercolor...

Bringing in the Season in the HIP District

  HIP District merchants along Coast Highway between Thalia Street and Bluebird Canyon are bringing in the season with special events, catering services and holiday savings. Get into the spirit and experience the sanctuary of Laguna Nursery by joining Saif Eddin and friends on...

Scarecrow Tour Pulls Visitors in Three Directions

Trying to scare up foot-traffic for Laguna Beach’s merchants, the town’s Chamber of Commerce tapped the creative juices of its members to devise its first ever Scarecrow Fest. Scarecrows of varying size and scariness have already sprouted from rooftops and fence posts around...

Art Seen 3/8/13

Museum Displays Imagination of Young Artists The Laguna Art Museum hosts a free reception for young artists of the Boys and Girls Club from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, in its Young Artists Society Gallery. The show “In Our Imagination”, will display artwork by club members...

Minding Our Business: The Earth Whisperer

Valentine’s Day arrives for me in the form of giant red hearts perched on poles along Coast Highway bordering Laguna Nursery. Just as pumpkins announce Halloween and glittery lights mark Christmas, owner Ruben Flores decorates our urban landscape as well as the yards and gardens...
Posted On 07 Feb 2013

How to Reuse Discards Outside

What can you reuse in your home that might live a second life in your garden? Come find out at a workshop offered Saturday, Jan. 19, in the South Laguna Community Garden, 10 a.m. at Eagle Rock Way and Coast Highway. Horticulturist and Laguna Nursery owner Ruben Flores will give...

Creating Custom Gift Wrap

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is offering a beginner-level botanicals art class at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway, Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9:30-11 a.m. Horticulturalist Ruben Flores will introduce fall leaves, and Hedy Buzan will lead the art workshop. Attendees will...

Women’s Group Seeks New Members

Over 60 members of the Laguna Playhouse’ “Playhouse Women” support group – from south county cities and beyond ­– gathered at the Laguna Nursery earlier this month to enjoy wine and art, and to encourage membership. One of its most successful fundraising strategies is an author...

Unlocking Three Arch Bay’s Secret Gardens

Magical gardens, the stuff of fairytales, exist in Laguna Beach if one knows where to look. Those with tickets to the Laguna Beach Garden Club tour on May 4 will need only follow the pixie dust between eight such gardens during the annual tour, which this time threads through the...

Art Scene

Children Become Photographers   Boys & Girls Club members recently participated in national photo contest where the community room was transformed into a photo exhibit with over 800 works.   The exhibit will be on display through April 20 and club member’s videos...

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Fundraiser for Presidential Hopeful Laguna Beach’s Fred Karger, unsuccessful in gaining entry to the New Hampshire debate this week between candidates vying to become the GOP presidential nominee, show perseverance. The first openly gay candidate to seek the Republican...

Arts Briefs

Garden Hosts Memorial Day Cabaret Laguna Nursery hosts The Global Garden Cabaret with vocalists Saif Edden and Kati Gillmore on Monday, May 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. Nursery owner Ruben Flores hosts the $100 per person event, promising food, wine, music and fun for a cause. Proceeds...

Community Datebook

Flood Task Force Seeks Members The City Council is accepting applications for seven at-large members of the community, including two from canyon neighborhoods, to serve six months on a flood mitigation task force. The deadline is Feb. 23. The task force, which will also include...