January 13, 2011
  • Volunteers clear trails during Keep It Wild Volunteer Day in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park.
Volunteers clear trails during Keep It Wild Volunteer… (Courtesy Laguna…)


FRIDAY: Enjoy Hershey Felder's portrayal of "Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein," at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets are $35 to $70. Regular Performances 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees; 2 p.m. Thursday matinee. For more information, call (949) 497-2787 or visit January 9 – February 6, 2011

SATURDAY: Help restore trails and other park facilities damaged during the recent rainstorms by joining Keep It Wild Volunteer Day from 8 to 11 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help Laguna Canyon Foundation and OC Parks staff with restoration projects. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center (west side of Laguna Canyon Road/SR-133, approximately 3.5 miles south of I-5/405). Reservations required by calling (949) 923-2235. Free (parking fee waived).

SUNDAY: Learn about contemporary performance art from noted art historian Wayne Roosa at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. Roosa will examine the concept of "Sacred Discontent," comparing contemporary performance and video art in parallel with the ancient tradition of Old Testament prophetic acts. For more information, call (949) 494-7555 or visit



Garden Conservancy Speaker

Hear a presentation titled, "Safeguarding America's Most Exceptional Gardens" at the 9:30 a.m. meeting of the Laguna Beach Garden Club at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. Antonia Adezio, president of the National Garden Conservancy, will speak and share a slide show about gardens saved through her group's efforts. The meeting is free one time for guests.

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

Author Appearance

Meet Jane Porter, author of "She's Gone Country," at 7 p.m. at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy. For more information, call (949) 494-4779.


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