March 17, 2011
  • The Hortense Miller home overlooks her huge garden tucked away in the canyon at Allview Terrace.
The Hortense Miller home overlooks her huge garden tucked… (Don Leach, Coastline…)


FRIDAY: Babies to 3 year-olds can explore nature on an easy walk with Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers. Tot Walk takes place from 9 to 10 a.m. at. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area (20101 Laguna Canyon Road, just south of El Toro Road intersection). Reservations required, call (949) 923-2235. Parking is $3. Donation: $2 per person.

SATURDAY: Join the Friends of the Hortense Miller Garden, shown, for the annual open house at the noted native garden of gardener and writer Hortense Miller from 11 a.m. to 4 pm. Continuous shuttle bus service will be offered from the First Church of Christ Scientist at 635 High Drive. Walking shoes are recommended. To attend, email For more information, visit

SUNDAY: Enjoy live jazz at Laguna Beach Library at 3 p.m. compliments of the Friends of the Library. A local trio, the Hollywood Combovers with Gary Hogan on trumpet and bass, Fred Carroll at the piano and Shelly Gordon on drums, will perform free. For more information, call (949) 497-1733.



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


Literary Ladies Luncheon

Meet ladies of letters at AAUW Laguna Beach's annual Literary Luncheon, 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Surf and Sand Resort. Lisa Napoli, Tatjana Soli and Julia Amante will speak. Tickets are $80. For more information, call Kimberly Salter at (949) 230-1169.


Art Squared Event

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts (LOCA) holds its Art Squared benefit event from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Laguna Beach Woman's Club. The event features an art auction, food, wine and live entertainment by Jason Feddy. Proceeds benefit LOCA art education programs. Tickets are $40 in advance; $45 at the door. To attend, RSVP to (949) 363-4700 or

Jamaican Purim

Celebrate Purim with a reggae twist at Chabad Jewish Center, hosting "Purim Jamaica," an island-themed holiday bash, at

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