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Leafing Through Family Trees

On Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m., experienced genealogical researchers from Daughters of the American Revolution will provide a free genealogy workshop at Laguna’s Susi Q Community Center. This workshop is designed to jump-start the beginning genealogist as well as enhance...

Giving Voice to a New Instrument

Dr. Robert Dee McDonald, director of Irvine’s Center for New Medicine, will lead a one-day workshop, “Heart of Singing,” on Saturday, Aug. 11, that combines the step-by-step know-how of personal coaching in service of learning to sing and playful creativity. Singers of any skill...

Visual Art Lends Backing to Others Arts Groups

The Festival of Arts Foundation has awarded the Laguna Community Concert Band a $5,000 grant to support the continued growth of the band, the education of its members, and to assist in the bands scholarship program. In addition, the foundation also recently awarded a grant to the...

Learning to Cook Gluten-Free

Clinical nutritionist Gini Warner and Chef Ross Harris, authors of the book “The Gluten-Free Edge,” are offering a hands-on cooking class Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 1:30 p.m. Participants will also learn about the gluten-free diet in the workshop at the Susi Q Center, 380 Third St....

Grant Writing Help Offered to Nonprofits

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation will hold a free information workshop for prospective grant seekers at the Susi Q Senior Center at 380 Third St. on July 23 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The meeting is open to all Laguna Beach nonprofit organizations that provide services or programs...

Openings in Anneliese’s ‘Peter Pan’

Openings remain in Anneliese School’s summer theatre workshop, a fully-staged and costumed version of “Peter Pan.” At least 30 players can potentially be cast, including lead characters, pirates, fairies and more. Children from first grade will have the opportunity to act while...

Laughter Guru Teams Up With Therapist

A day-long experiential workshop on laughter, love and communication will be offered on Sunday, June 17, at Irvine Valley College by Jeffrey Briar, Laguna Beach’s laughter guru, and Tessa Kershnar, an Irvine marriage and family therapist . The fee for the 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Class Notes

Workshop Slated on Use of Internet Use of the Internet will be the focus of a district workshop for parents on Tuesday, June 5, in the high school library at 9:30 a.m. This workshop looks at: appropriate use of social networking sites, the dangers within chat rooms and instant...

Visioning is What They Do Best

Editor, Last week I attended Mobility Planning Meeting and Visioning, an open workshop organized by the LB Planning Commission to familiarize attendees with the the Land Use and Circulation Elements and a new visioning for Complete Streets Policy. Deja vu, where had I experienced...

A Hometown Comic and Scribe Exits the Stage

The production required klieg lights, a set lectern, and pre-recorded voice-overs for the two actors wearing full body costumes. The show’s main characters, though, stepped into the floodlights on the Laguna Playhouse stage in 1979 without a script. Dave Barrett and his fiancé...

Class Notes

Making a Score on Drug Take Back Day   Laguna Beach police hosted its third “Drug Take Back Day” last Saturday, its most successful drive yet, collecting 125-pounds of prescriptions and over the counter medications that filled five boxes. Several high school students,...

Art Seen

Adding Watercolors to a Beach Outing   Enjoy a docent tour of Treasure Island Beach tide pools and view live hermit crabs, sea stars and anemones Sunday, March 18, while also creating a watercolor as instructed by artist September McGee. All participants in the 10-11:30 a.m....

Self-Help

Women’s Workshop for Self-loving and YogaWoman Stretches to Laguna Audiences.

Community Datebook

About the Business of Schools, Sapphire Food Fare Cancelled, Decorating Gardens for the Holidays, Workshop Helps Women Define Their Legacy, Understanding Kids’ Development, HAMS Promote an Under Used Lifesaver, Helping Hearts Needed for Blood Drive and Even Politicians Go for...

Village Entrance Project Revived Again

Laguna Beach’s City Council decided to reopen the long-debated gateway proposal for Laguna Canyon, starting with a committee review of  the Village Entrance project by two council members rather than a workshop open to the public. Council member Verna Rollinger objected to...