SUNDAY: Hear great stories read by accomplished actors at 3 p.m. at the Forum Theater at the Festival of Arts, to benefit Friendship Shelter. Tickets are available until Saturday at http://www.friendshipshelter.org and at the door, pending availability. The performance will feature short stories relating to home in the broadest sense of the word, from writers like Ron Carlson, Jonathan Saffron Foer, Aimee Bender, and O. Henry. Tickets are $65. For more information call (949) 494- 6928.
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.
Garden Club Hosts Roley
Learn about "Designing Perennial and Annual Gardens into an Urban Agro Forest" from sustainable gardening expert Bill Roley at the 9:30 a.m. meeting of the Laguna Beach Garden Club at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. The meeting is free one-time for guests. For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org
Winer To Appear
Laguna Beach Books welcomes novelist Andrew Winer, author of "The Marriage Artist," at 2 p.m. The store is at 1200 S. Coast Hwy. at the Old Pottery Place.
Library Book Discussion
Join a casual discussion of Cold War intrigue and adventure in Aimee Liu's "Flash House" at Laguna Beach Library's 2nd Saturday Sleuths Mystery Book Discussion at 10:30 a.m. at the library, 363 Glenneyre St. For more information, call (949) 497-1733.
Women Artists' Boutique