The Laguna College of Art and Design will present an exhibit that
represents a renaissance in painting devoted to depicting nature. The
collection of work, created by California and national painters, will
include landscape, figure and still life. The exhibit will run
through Dec. 15. The college is at 2222 Laguna Canyon Road.
Information: (949) 376-6000. Web: www.lagunacollege.edu.
The Laguna Beach American Legion will hold a USO party from 5 to
9:30 p.m. The Sizzlin' Seniors in Motion will perform, and attendees
can dance to the sounds of big band. There will be prizes for the
best dressed civilian and military. The event will take place at
Veterans Memorial Community Center, 384 Legion St. Donations are $10
for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Proceeds will be
donated to American Legion supported charities. Reservations: (949)
376-6340, (949) 494-2065 or (949) 494-8836.
MILLER GARDEN PARTY
Friends of the Hortense Miller Garden will celebrate its 25th
anniversary and Miller's 94th birthday with a party to raise funds
for preservation of the garden. Visitors will tour the garden and
house, enjoy food from local restaurants, meet with Miller and bid on
garden-related silent auction prizes. Shuttle buses will leave from
the parking lot of the Christian Science Church from 1 to 3 p.m. at
635 High Drive. The bus will return guests until dusk. Tickets are
$50 for one or $75 for two. Information: Marsha Bode (949) 499-5518.
AT THE COLLEGE
The Laguna College of Art and Design will host the Karen Lak
String Trio. The performance of works by Mozart, Brahms, Haydn, Fritz
Kreisler, Chopin and Massenet on violins and cello, will be the
highlight of a free art exhibition and classical music concert. This
event is presented by Laguna Beach Live! The trio will perform from 3
to 4:30 p.m. in Studio 12. The gallery, featuring "Unconventional
Views," will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. The college is at 2222 Laguna
Canyon Road. Information: (949) 376-6000. Web: www.lagunacollege.edu.
The Colombo-American Education Foundation (CAEF) will celebrate
the third anniversary of sponsoring student scholarships for