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Let It Flow Digging for Well Funds

Let It Flow, a Laguna Beach-based charity founded by pro teen skateboarder Nyjah Huston and his mother Kelle, hosts its first local charity event Thursday, Oct. 4, at Mozambique restaurant, 1740 S. Coast Highway. Let It Flow’s mission is building village wells in Ethiopia....

Indy Calendar, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2012

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Indy Calendar, Sept. 14-20, 2012

Friday, Sept. 14 Garden Club meets with Pat Welsh, 9:30 a.m., Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave.  www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org Sunset Serenades: Lisa Nemzo, singer. 5:30 p.m. Heisler Park Amphitheater. Sawdust Fest Studio Class: Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes:...

Dicterow Hosts Sept 11 Event

Laguna Beach City Council candidate Steve Dicterow invites the public to join him for a Sept. 11 tribute on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mozambique restaurant, 1740 S. Coast Highway. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.  

Indy Calendar, Sept. 7-13, 2012

Weekend Highlight: Laguna Dance Festival Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m., Backhausdance, 6:30 p.m., pre-performance talk with the founder, Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Rd. Tickets: $40 general, $25 students. Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m., Alonzo King & LINES Ballet and Hubbard Street Dance...

Plant Man: A Boy’s Illness Sparks a Community’s Best

A close friend once told me, “When you write from the heart, the story will flow naturally.”  The unprecedented outpouring of Laguna’s love and concern for William McMurray and his family is a heartfelt story. From bake sales, garage sales, and lemonade stand sales, to larger...

Indy Calendar, June 15-22, 2012

Friday, June 15 Arts Anonymous, 5:30-7 p.m., 12-Step program to unlock creativity. The Living Room, 303 Broadway #107. Free. 949-494-5031 Sawdust Art Festival Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 6/16. Jazz with pianist...

Indy Calendar, June 1-7, 2012

Friday, June 1 Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m., tidepool bracelet; 2 p.m. earrings.   www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 6/2-3. Jazz with pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249 Broadway. 949-497-6627 www.romeocucina.com. Also 6/2...

Indy Calendar, May4-10, 2012

Friday, May 4 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m. Tidepool bracelet with Linda Ames,;  2 p.m., silk scarf painting with Olivia Batchelder www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also Saturday. Explore the Plants on the Trail to Barbara’s Lake, 9 – 11:30...

Indy Calendar, April 20-26, 2012

Friday, April 20 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m. Water casting with Erin Elowe; 2 p.m., fused glass serving dish with Maggie Spencer. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also Saturday.   Jazz with pianist Giovanni Miradi at Romeo Cucina, 249...

Searching for a Lifeline

By Ben Bodart, Special to the Independent Perhaps the previous seven days were the most important in the life of Lesley  Domiano. The 66 year-old Laguna Beach resident organized three separate events in town last week to lure a potential bone marrow donor for a transplant she...

Save a Life with a Q-tip

Long-time Laguna Beach resident, Lesley Domiano has been battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome for four years and now needs a bone marrow transplant to live. To help her find a compatible match, Mozambique is hosting an event on March 7 from 5 to 9 p.m. where the public is encouraged...

Indy Calendar, Dec. 9-15, 2011

  Friday, Dec. 9   Sawdust Art Festival art classes: 10 a.m-noon, and 2-4 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030.  Also Saturday.   Final weekend: Sawdust Festival Winter Fantasy 10 a.m-6 p.m. Santa, music, carolers, kids art classes. Adults $6,...

Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts Calendar from Friday, Oct. 7 through Thursday, Oct. 13 plus ongoing happenings in Laguna

Indy Calendar, September 23-29, 2011

Friday, Sept. 23   Sawdust Art Festival classes: 10 a.m-noon, and 2-4 p.m.   www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also Saturday.   Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop happy hour, 845 Laguna Canyon Rd. Adults only.  $20, $6 for additional glasses of wine....