Save the date…5/30 from 12:30 – 1:30 the Aliso Viejo Library at 1 Journey will host a kick-off celebration for Teen Read Week. Teen actor Josh Hutcherson & author Kimberly Pauley are scheduled to appear. Information – 949-360-1730
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Community service opportunity – The Lion’s Heart, a community service organization for students in grades 7 – 12, is welcoming new members. Each member is required to perform at least 30 hours of service per year. Meetings begin in September.
Information – 949-351-4400 or www.lionsheartservice.org
Today at 5 pm the Dana Point Chamber will have an official ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new Doubletree Guest Suites Doheny Beach state-of-the-art conference center. Information – 949-496-1555
Every Tuesday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm beginning this Tuesday the 27th, the Ladera Ranch Community Services hosts an evening for teens at the Oak Knoll Village Club, 28192 O’Neill Dr. Cost is $7 per person & a different game will be featured each week.
Save the date… 7/8 at 7:00 pm. New York Times bestselling pre-teen “Clique” series Lisi Harrison is bringing her new novel to Laguna Beach Books for a signing & reading. The event will be filmed by “Nightline”. Information – 949-494-4997 or email@example.com
Save the date… July 4th! The City will celebrate the Fourth of July at the Laguna Hills Community Center & Sports Complex. Carnival rides, live music, group activities, patriotic crafts & a dress-up contest, along will a fireworks show at 9:15 pm. Food & drinks will be available for purchase.
Congratulations Cheryl Dyas, finance director for the city of Laguna Niguel. Cheryl was awarded a Certificate of Achievement by the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. & Canada.
The Village Community Civic Association will present the Disaster Plan for Laguna Woods Village on June 26th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm in Clubhouse 5. Questions are welcome!
Save the date… 5/29 at 2:00 pm. The Saddleback Area Historical Society will meet at Heritage Hill Historical Park, 25151 Serrano Rd. Bonnie Bennett Hendrie will talk about the history of the Bennett family.
The newly renamed Alicia Pet Care Center has opened about 1.5 miles east of the former Alicia Pet Clinic. The center is larger, will provide full service medical, surgical, dental, grooming and boarding. 2 full-time veterinarians are on staff, Dr. Matthew Wheaton & Dr. Jennifer Hawkins. New address is 25800 Jeronimo Rd., #100.
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Save the date… 9/1/08. The city is holding the 4th annual Healthy Community Expo 5k Fun Run/Walk and Healthy Kids Fun Run. To register online, visit www.cityofrsm.org. Information – 949-635-1800 x6402
City Council invites public comment tonight 6/26 on a proposed $211 million municipal budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. Information – 949-361-8200
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Save the dates… From 7/7/08 through 8/23/08. The Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding will offer free weeklong summer sessions to children of active or retired military personnel. Information – www.sheacenter.org