SUNDAY: Watch for local and fall migratory birds from 8 to 11:30 a.m. with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists on a 2-mile hike over uneven terrain through one of the most diverse plant communities in the United States. Meet at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, James Dilley Preserve (east side of Laguna Canyon Road/SR-133, just north of 73 Toll Road). Reservations required by calling (949) 923-2235. Parking is $3. Donation is $2 per person.
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.
Today and Saturday
Women's Empowerment Weekend
Women seeking empowerment through history are invited to a retreat weekend taking place today and Saturday, at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. Joy Ministry, with Anna Krajec and Donna LeClair, host the "Sister Giant" weekend, with a showing of a documentary about the medieval burning of the witches, "The Burning Times," the fight for women's suffrage and the more recent efforts of the women of Liberia to find peace. To reserve a spot, e-mail Krajec at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (949) 494-8061.
Today through Oct. 29
Estate Planning Series
The Laguna Beach Community Foundation continues its free eight-week workshop series, "It's Your Estate" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room at the Laguna Beach Community Center, 380 Third St. To register, call (949) 315-9261 or e-mail email@example.com. For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeachcommunity
Today through Oct. 30