November 11, 2010


FRIDAY: Meet local reporters and editors at a Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce "Meet the Press" luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach. Tickets are $25 for non-Chamber members; members may have one free ticket. Reservations may be made by calling (949) 494-1018. For more information, visit

SATURDAY: Get outdoors with Nanda Fischer and Jutta Gamboa, shown, who will lead a hike at 3 p.m. and then sign their new book, "Active in Orange County: A Guide to Physical Activity and Exercise in Nature," at 4 p.m. at Latitude 33 Bookshop at 311 Ocean Ave. For more information, call (949) 494-5403.


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 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.


Rotary Meeting

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@ Lunch is served and the cost is $20. For more information about Rotary, visit

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


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.


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