February 16, 2012
  • SATURDAY: Six-time Grammy winners the Chieftains will make their only Southern California stop on their 50th anniversary tour at 8 p.m. at the Soka Performing Arts Center in Aliso Viejo. The Chieftains are a popular traditional Irish music group. The show is general admission, with all tickets $48. For more information, visit
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Swing Band Performs

The 18-member SwingSet will perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. They play musical favorites from Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and more.

Chamber Seminar

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free seminar on how businesses can use a new mobile directory marketing tool through QR Interactive Solutions. The event is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Community Center, 380 Third St. RSVP by Feb. 15 to Ethan at (949) 322-4318 or

Fruit Gleaning

Transition Laguna members will be gleaning the fruit from trees at 9 a.m. in the Top of the World neighborhood. Tree owners will be able to take the fruit they want and the rest will be donated to community groups. For more information on the meet-up location or to volunteer, contact Linda Elbert at


Gardening Activity

Transition Laguna is doing some seed planting from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet at 610 Anita St. New members are welcome. For more information, visit



Education And Encouragement

Hope, a monthly support group for families dealing with kids struggling with addiction, meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Laguna Beach Net-Works, 303 Broadway, Suite 107. For more information, call Don Sciortino at (949) 328-7230.

Celebrating Creativity

Laguna Beach artists are encouraged to attend "Spark," a meeting where "spirituality and art come together," from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Laguna Beach Net-Works, 303 Broadway, Suite 107. For more information, call (949) 328-7230.


Discussion Group

The Great Decisions Discussion Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. to talk about cyber security with computer counselor Pam Cates. It will meet again at 7 p.m. for discussion on exiting Iraq and Afghanistan with Professor Emeritus Jack Siegman. The group meets at 429 Cypress.


Exchange Club Meeting

The Exchange Club will host local sculptor and portrait artist Jessica DeStefano from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at Asada, 480 S. Coast Hwy. DeStefano will talk about St. Francis by the Sea, which was founded by her grandfather. The cost for non-members is $20 and includes lunch. For more information, call Katy Moss at (949) 494-0703 or Jim Rue at (949) 494-6684.

Feb. 24

Jazz Monsters Concert

The Geoffrey Keezer Trio will perform at 7 p.m. at Soka University's Performing Arts Center, 1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo. Tickets are $28, or $21 for students and seniors. For more information, visit

Feb. 25

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