February 23, 2012
  • WEDNESDAY THROUGH MARCH 4: Thurston Middle School's “Up the Down Staircase,” a play about student life in a New York City public school, begins Wednesday in the school's Black Box Theatre. Showtimes are 4 p.m. Wednesday through March 3, and 7:30 p.m. March 3 and 4. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for adults. For more information, call (949) 497-7769.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MARCH 4: Thurston Middle School's… (Coastline Pilot )


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

Friday till March 4

'Hansel and Gretel and


The Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre presents "Hansel and Gretel and Cinderella" at the Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Performances are 7 p.m. Fridays; 1 and 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; and 10 a.m. March 1 and 2. For tickets and more information, call (949) 497-2787 ext. 1.


'Do It For Love'

Animal Kinship is hosting an event to support local animal rescue organizations from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. There will be a buffet dinner, entertainment, wine tasting, raffles and a silent auction. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. For tickets or more information, call (949) 633-1056.


Ballroom Dance

The Laguna Beach Ballroom Dance Club holds its monthly dance from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Community Center, 380 Third St. Cost is $10 at the door. For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeach-ballroom- or email

Sketching Botanicals

A pastel drawing class for beginning-level artists will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Crescent Bay Point Park. The class, offered by Laguna Outreach for Community Arts, will focus on drawing aloe plants. Participants must be 16 or older. The cost is $25. To register or for more information, visit or call (949) 363-4700.

Seedling Sale

Transition Laguna is hosting a seedling sale from 8 a.m. to noon at the Laguna Beach Farmers Market. This week's offering will include fresh lemons and locally grown avocados. The booth is at the back of the market on Local's Lane.


Red Cross Blood Drive

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Tankersley Hall at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 425 Forest Ave. Donors will receive L.A. Galaxy tickets, a free appetizer at Mimi's and more. Sign up at with the sponsor code lagunap.


Blood Drive

Hearts of Montage is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the

Montage Laguna Beach's Grand Ballroom III. Sign up for an appointment at using sponsor code MontageLB.


Parenting Meeting

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