SUNDAY: Laguna Beach Live! presents the Ceora Winds Trio for First Sundays in Studio 1 at Laguna College of Artand Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. Enjoy chamber music and art on display for free. The art gallery opens at 2 p.m., with the concert at 3 p.m. (Coastline Pilot / May 3, 2012)

The annual Laguna Beach Compost Giveaway will be from 8 a.m. to noon at the Act V Lot, 1900 Laguna Canyon Road. This is a self-service event; bring gloves and shovels;sandbags will be provided. For more information, contact Liz Vazquez-Avila at (949) 497-0344 .

May 16

Author Lecture

Best-selling author Richard Louv will speak at 7 p.m. at Anneliese Schools' Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road. The cost is $25. Louv wrote "Last Child in the Woods" and "The Nature Principle." Register to attend at

Art of Giving Gala

The Boys & Girls Club is hosting the 12th annual Art of Giving Gala from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the Montage, 30801 S. Coast Hwy. Sponsorships and tickets are available by contacting Michelle Ray at (949) 494-2535 ext. 103 or

May 17

Taste for Charity

The Laguna Board of Realtors and Affiliates is hosting the 17th annual Taste for Charity from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Tickets are $35 in advance; $40 at the door. For more information, call (949) 497-2474.

Laguna Beach Business Club

Member Mark Meisberger will speak at the monthly meeting from 7:30 to 9 Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Hwy. Guest fee $25. For more information, visit

May 18

State Of The City

Mayor Jane Egly will give an overview on what's ahead for Laguna Beach at the annual State of the City address from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Montage, 30801 S. Coast Hwy. Tickets are $45. For more information, call (949) 494-1018 or email

Rohrabacher Speaks

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher will speak at 6 p.m. at the Laguna Beach Taxpayers Assn.'s annual dinner meeting at the home of Judy and Don Josephson, 1685 Del Mar. Cost is $60, or $50 if you join the association. RSVP by May 11 and send a check to PO Box 404, Laguna Beach, CA 92652. For more information, call Martha Lydick at (949) 497-7053.

May 19

Family Surf Fishing Clinic

Professional angler Bill Varney hosts a Family Surf Fishing Clinic at 7 a.m. at Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy. Eighteen and older need fishing license; $15 day-use fee. Reservations required at

Till May 20