March 22, 2012
  • SATURDAY: The Hortense Miller Garden will hold its annual open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free shuttle service to the gardens will take off from the parking lot of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, 635 High Drive. The event will feature tours of the house and garden, musical entertainment, art exhibits and more. Donations will be accepted. For more information, visit
SATURDAY: The Hortense Miller Garden will hold its annual…


Driving Class For Seniors

The Susi Q Senior Center is offering a four-hour AARP refresher course on driving skills and safety from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Call the center to sign up at (949) 497-2441. The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members.

A Time To Pray

Come practice different prayer forms every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parlor of Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. This week, Alice Jensen will lead a "conversational" prayer. For more information, call (949) 494-7657.


'Under the Sycamores'

OC Parks and the Laguna Canyon Foundation kick off the educational series "Under the Sycamores" from 2 to 4 p.m. at the sycamore grove in front of Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. Local snake researcher Steve Bledsoe will discuss rattlesnakes and what to do if you encounter one on trail. Sign up at Parking is $3.


Boutique Benefit Drop-Off

Drop off your items for the sixth annual Boutique Benefit from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. New and gently used clothing will be for sale at the May 5 event, with proceeds benefiting the Laguna Relief & Resource Center, Women for Women International and Friendship Shelter.

Writing Workshops

SEEDS Arts and Education, Inc. is holding a workshop series on writing for young adults at Anneliese Schools' Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road. The workshops are from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and each will include a guest speaker, writing time and group discussion. The cost of one workshop is $55 or $45 for early registration. For all three, it's $135 or $120 early registration. For more information, email


Ballroom Dance Club

The Laguna Beach Ballroom Dance Club will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Community Center, 380 Third St. No reservation needed. Cost is $5 per person or couple.

Estate-Planning Seminar

An estate-planning seminar will be held at noon at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. Speakers from the Foundation for Personal Financial Education will lead the discussion. The seminar is free.


DeCadence Concert

DeCadence, an a cappella music group from Berkeley, performs from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Free.


Historical Society Program

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