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Tag: "Susi Q Center"

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Calls for More Downtown Policing

Calls for More Downtown Policing

Laguna Beach may see more cops patrolling downtown and in neighborhoods if growing concern voiced by Council member Steve Dicterow and Mayor Kelly Boyd gains traction. Also on Tuesday, the City Council adopted a budget largely as originally proposed last month, which shared the limelight with several other issues including a plan to remove waste […]

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Art Seen 4/12/13

Art Seen 4/12/13

Art That’s Small at City Hall Laguna Beach’s Mayor Kelly Boyd announced the winners of the annual Art That’s Small at City Hall competition last week. Out of 91 entries from throughout the county, first place went to Ben Desoto; second to Anthony Salvo, third to James Nordstrom; City Hall choice to Maggie Spencer; and […]

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Taking View Equity for a Test Drive

Taking View Equity for a Test Drive

Just six weeks after its formation, the newly established View Equity Committee seems determined to deliver on putting teeth in a new city ordinance. But first they want a test drive, to understand how a potential view equity claim would play out under the model adopted by Rancho Palos Verdes, which passed one of the […]

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City Manager Urges Public Participation

City Manager Urges Public Participation

Laguna Beach faces a number of important planning decisions in the near future and residents should take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the process, City Manager John Pietig told members of the Laguna Canyon Conservancy on Monday. Pietig provided an overview of current and upcoming city projects, including development of a comprehensive strategy […]

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Training Workshop for Nonprofit Leaders

Training Workshop for Nonprofit Leaders

The Board Chairs Academy, a training program for current and future board leaders of nonprofit organizations, will make a presentation Friday, Sept 14 from 2 to 5:30 p.m at Susi Q Center, 380 Third St. Succeeding sessions will occur on the Fridays of Oct. 26, Dec. 14, February 8, and April 12 at the same […]

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Learning to Cook Gluten-Free

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. Laguna Beach, CA (949) 497-2441 The $100 cost includes […]

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The Romanians Are Coming!

The Romanians Are Coming!

Laguna Folkdancers presents an evening of Romanian folkdance instruction at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the Susi Q Center, 380 Third St. Bucharest-born Mihai David, who performed with the Romanian State Folk Ballet until he defected in 1966, will lead the workshop. More info: lagunafolkdancers.org.  

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Senior Celebration

Senior Celebration

More than $11,000 was raised at Laguna Beach Seniors’ 19th annual holiday lunch this past  Monday, contributing toward the non profit’s $500,000 a year operating budget, reported Executive Director Nadia Babiya. “We must continue to raise funds to keep our core programs functioning. We must attract new members and design and redesign programs that are […]

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Fall Lineup at the Susi Q Center

Fall Lineup at the Susi Q Center

Participants in the world religion course will explore the meanings articulated in “The World’s Religions” by Huston Smith. The book discussion group, which will be on various Thursdays from October through January, from 3 to 5 p.m., is free to current Osher Lifelong Learning members and $10 for non-members. A new, free co-ed support group […]

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City Hall Meetings

City Hall Meetings

Monday, Sept. 12 Tech Committee, 4:30 p.m., Community Center Arts Commission, 5:30 p.m., Council Chamber Emergency Preparedness Committee, 5:30 p.m., Community Room   Tuesday, Sept. 13 Complete Streets Task Force, 5 p.m., Susi Q Center   Wednesday, Sept. 14 Laguna Canyon Flood Mitigation Task Force, 4 p.m., Susi Q Center Planning Commission Meeting, 6:30 p.m., […]

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Update on Susi Q’s August Lineup

Update on Susi Q’s August Lineup

During the month, the Susi Q center hosts a variety of special presentations and classes. Clinical psychology doctoral student Helene Farr will be offering a free presentation on insomnia on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 2:30 p.m. On Tuesdays Aug. 9 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., a science group will discuss how developments […]

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What’s Your Nonprofit Status?

What’s Your Nonprofit Status?

A free workshop for local nonprofits on “Tricky Tax Issues & Savvy Solutions,” sponsored by the Laguna Beach Community Foundation and the Laguna Beach Seniors, to be held this Monday, July 18, couldn’t be more timely. Last month the Internal Revenue Service issued a revocation list that named organizations that have lost their tax-exempt status […]

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New Art Form Unwinds at Art Fest

New Art Form Unwinds at Art Fest

  “Yarn bombs” by Twisted Stitchers, from left, Trish Wright, Michelle Madriz, Traci Acosta, and Michelle Boyd adorn the Sawdust Art Festival, where the installation remains through Monday, July 11. On telephone poles on city streets, across highway bridges, over abandoned cars and now on a score of trees shading the Sawdust Art Festival unravels […]

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Keep Your Kids Dancing

Keep Your Kids Dancing

This July and August go Hawaiian at Miss Linda’s Castle, part of the Laguna Beach summer recreation program. Starting Friday, July 8, Rock-A-Hula Stars, a combination tap/ballet/hula class for kids 3 and 4 years old will take place. Tuesday afternoons include Flower Fairies Ballet for 4-5 year olds and Pirouettes, a challenging ballet/tap class for […]

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Collection of Classes at the Susi Q

Collection of Classes at the Susi Q

The Susi Q Center is offering a variety of classes, discussions, and groups during the month of July.  On select Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be a free science discussion group focusing on the issues, controversies, and societal impact of a variety of topics. Conversational Spanish courses for those who enjoy […]