FRIDAY: Enjoy a Sunset Serenade with Nancy Sanchez, a contemporary jazz singer/songwriter performing from 5:30 p.m. to sunset at the Heisler Park picnic area courtesy of the city. Admission is free. For more information, call (949) 497-0722 or e-mail

SATURDAY: Get out and help pick up trash from local beaches from 9 a.m. to noon on Coastal Cleanup Day at various Laguna Beach venues and at Crystal Cove State Park. Volunteers are asked to bring a reusable bucket or bag and gloves. For more information visit or

SUNDAY: Get in the swing when South Coast Swing perform its Big Band sounds from 4 to 8 p.m. at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann's Drive. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Congregational Church are co-hosting the evening and invite dancers and non-dancers to join in the fun. Dance lessons will be provided, along with refreshment, for a $15 donation. Free parking behind the church. For more information, call (949) 497-4568 for more information.


Shelter Benefit Event

Friendship Shelter holds its Art of Getting Home gala at 6:30 p.m. at [seven degrees], 891 Laguna Canyon Road. Call (949) 494-6928

through Sunday

'Cloris: A One Woman Show'

Laguna Playhouse presents Cloris Leachman in a dynamic one-woman show drawing from her professional and personal career. Shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $36 to $70. Call (949) 497-2787 or visit

through Oct. 29

Estate Planning Series

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation continues its free workshop series, "It's Your Estate" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room at the Laguna Beach Community Center, 380 Third St. Attorney Keith D. Wisbaum will lead "Elder Financial Abuse — Consequences of Fraudulent Affection." To register, call (949) 315-9261 or e-mail Visit http://www.lagunabeachcommunity


Water-efficiency Expo

Learn how to save water and have nice landscaping at the Laguna Beach County Water District's SmartScape Info/Expo from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 306 Third St. The free event includes the opportunity to meet with landscape and irrigation professionals, attend hands-on demonstrations and free workshops, and meet representatives from local companies exhibiting the latest water efficient landscape products. In addition, the California Native Plant Society will have native plants available for sale. Pre-registration is required for a free consultation by calling (949) 464-3114.

Day For Kids

Join the fun at a Day for Kids from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach Main Branch, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road. Call Elena Mendoza at (949) 494-2535 ext. 105.

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