The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should e-mail LagunaBeachRotary@cox.net. Lunch is served and the cost is $20. For more information about Rotary, visit http://www.lagunabeachrotary.com.
'The Dust' Fundraiser
Help filmmakers Kailee McGee and Rich Costales complete their film project about the Sawdust Festival at a fundraising soirée from 8 to 10:30 p.m. with a silent auction of donated goods from Sawdust artists and local businesses, at 805 Laguna Canyon Road, near the festival grounds. To RSVP or donate to the silent auction, contact email@example.com.
Joseph Mattson will sign his new book, "Empty the Sun," at 6 p.m. at Latitude 33 Bookshop, 311 Ocean Ave.
Friday through Sunday
Meet Ethel Merman
Don't miss Rita McKenzie's recreation of Ethel Merman, the queen of the Broadway musical, with many of her trademark songs, in "Ethel Merman's Broadway," at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Shows at 8 p.m. Tickets are $36 to $70. For more information, call 949-497-2787 or visit http://www.lagunaplayhouse.com.