Central Orange County – Talk of the Town


ORANGE COUNTY ~ CENTRAL

 

COSTA MESA

In order to help fight and raise awareness of child obesity, the city has teamed with the Newport-Mesa Unified School District for “Walk to School Day.” Students are encouraged to walk to school. A healthy breakfast will be served on Oct. 3 at California School; Oct. 8 at Kilybrooke and Sonora schools; and Oct. 10 at Davis School. Information 714-327-7406.

 

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

The Fountain Valley Fire Department will play host to its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at Fire Station #11. 17737 Bushard St. There will be tours, displays and activities for children. Information 714-593-4436.

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH

The Shipley Nature Center will play host to its annual harvest festival and native plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at the center, 17851 Goldenwest St. The festival features guided tours, food, a bluegrass band and activities for children. California native and drought-tolerant plants will be sold and a plant expert will be on hand.

 

IRVINE

TransPOP: Korea Vietnam Remix will play host to a group exhibition beginning Thursday through Nov. 8 at the University Art Gallery, UCI Arts Plaza, Building 712. The exhibition showcases Asian popular culture and its influence on Korean and Vietnamese artists. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Admission is free and open to the public. Information www.ucigallery.com

 

LOS ALAMITOS

Support Our Troops is collecting items to send holiday packages to troops overseas. The group will collect cards, AA batteries, Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations, blankets and hats. Support Our Troops always needs monetary donations, snacks and toiletries. Information fulton@grace-sealbeach.org

 

NEWPORT BEACH

 Nothing to report

 

ORANGE

Donation items such as toothpaste, sunscreen, socks and lip balm are being requested for donations to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Orange Elks Lodge 1475 is currently collecting such donations at their lodge, 211 E. Chapman Avenue. For more information, please contact 714-997-7974.

 

SANTA ANA

The Southwest Community Center will play host to its 24th annual Harvest Banquet on Sunday at the Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport. Tickets are $35. The center provides food, clothing, shelter and other support to homeless and low-income people. Information and reservations 714-547-4073.

 

SEAL BEACH

The Seal Beach Recreation Department is offering swing dance classes starting Oct. 27. The class is open to beginners and those with dance experience. The cost is $65. Classes are held at the Community Center, 151 Marina Ave. Information 562-431-2527 ext. 1344.

 

TUSTIN

A rubber boot race will be held Saturday in Old Town Tustin in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record. Participants must wear rubber boots. A costume contest will also be held. People participating in the race receive a free pancake breakfast at the finish line. Information www.renegaderaceseries.com

 

VILLA PARK

The Villa Park Rotary Club meets from 7 to 9 a.m. every Thursday at city hall, 17855 Santiago Blvd. Information http://www.rotaryvillaparkca.org.

 

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North Orange County – Talk of the Town


ORANGE COUNTY ~ NORTH

 

ANAHEIM

Nothing to Report

 

BREA

Consumer Credit Counseling Services presents an overview and will answer questions concerning reverse mortgages at a free workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 at the Brea Family Resource Center, located within the Community Center at 695 E. Madison Way. For more information and to reserve a space 714-990-7150.

 

BUENA PARK

Soroptimist International of Buena Park holds its 33rd annual Silverado Charity Ball, with the theme of Mardi Gras Madness. The ball begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Knott’s Resort Hotel. Tickets are $50 and entitle you to an evening of dinner and dancing and the opportunity to vote for the next Miss Buena Park.

 

CYPRESS

Nothing to report

 

FULLERTON

“Rocket Boys, A Memoir” is the focus of the library’s “One Book, One Community” reading campaign. The award-winning book chronicles a boy’s quest to become a rocket scientist. For book discussions – two in English and one each for Spanish and Korean readers – have been planned. For dates and times call 714-738-6380.

 

GARDEN GROVE

Malibu is the destination for the Garden Grove Outdoor Recreation Program for a two-night stay at Leo Carillo State Beach Oct. 3-5. The trip is open to all level of campers. The cost is $30. Information 714-741-5200.

 

LA HABRA

The La Habra Branch Library accepts donations of non-perishable canned and boxed food items, which will be donated to the La Habra Community Resources Care Center. Donations can be made during the library’s operation hours. Information 562-694-2968.

 

LA PALMA

The Fit ‘N’ Fun after school drop-in program starts this week. Students in first through sixth grades can participate in games and fitness activities until 3:45 p.m. three days a week at Miller, Luther and Los Coyotes elementary schools. The program is free. Information 714-690-3364.

 

PLACENTIA

The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Orange County will hold a free class on raising a money-smart child at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 in the meeting room of the public library, 411 E. Chapman Ave. The speaker is bilingual. Information 714-528-1906.

       

STANTON

Nothing to report

 

WESTMINSTER

Westminster Friends of the Library is looking for volunteers to support its activities. The group runs a used bookstore at the library. The library is located at 8180 13th St. Information 714-893-5057.  

 

YORBA LINDA

Attention all future college students! The College Funding Strategies office of Ontario will be holding a community workshop October 7th at 7pm. The workshop will be held at Black Gold Golf Club, located at 1 Black Gold Drive. The workshop will teach the parents of 10th through 12th graders how to finance their children’s college education.  For more information, please call 888-445-3156.

 

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South Orange County – Talk of the Town


ORANGE COUNTY ~ SOUTH

ALISO VIEJO

Nothing to report

 

COTO DE CAZA & THE CANYONS

Have you always wanted to be a judge at a cooking contest? Here’s your chance. Anyone who shows up and tries all the chili can be a judge at the Trabuco Canyon General Store annual Chili Cook-Off from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 11. The store is located at 31021 Trabuco Canyon Road, Trabuco Canyon. To sign up call 949-858-1711

 

DANA POINT

Nothing to report

 

LADERA RANCH

Nothing to report

 

LAGUNA BEACH

Journalist and author Deanne Stillman will read from and sign copies of her new book, “Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West.” The event is at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy. Information 949-494-4779 or visit www.lagunabeachbooks.com

 

LAGUNA HILLS

Nothing to report

 

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Laguna Niguel is one of the safest cities in the country according to the FBI. According to FBI crime statistics reported earlier this year, there were 712 violent and property crimes per hundred, or 1.09 crimes per hundred residents – the lowest rate in the country for total crimes reported.

 

LAGUNA WOODS

Nothing to report

 

LAKE FOREST

Does your child dream of being a princess? With the help of Mom or that special caretaker, children use props, dress in princess attire, make princess crafts, have story time and dance to classical fairy tale music. The class is conducted by the Orange County Dance Productions classes and is from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at 25550 Commercentre Dr. Information 949-461-3450.

 

MISSION VIEJO

Nothing to report

 

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

Nothing to report.

 

SAN CLEMENTE

Nothing to report

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

“Night at the Museum” will be shown at Mission San Juan Capistrano as part of the “Movies at the Mission” series on October 25th at 5:30pm.  The movie will be shown in the courtyard on a big screen. Admission is $5 per person and wearing a costume is encouraged.

 

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South Orange County – Talk of the Town


ORANGE COUNTY ~ SOUTH

ALISO VIEJO

Beginning in October Aliso Creek Road from El Toro Road to Eastwing will get new asphalt as part of a street enhancement project. Crews will work from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Completion is expected by mid-November.

 

COTO DE CAZA & THE CANYONS

This is your chance to revisit Shakespeare. Tesoro High School’s Theater Arts Department presents, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged.” Performances are at 7 p.m. Wednesday, 4 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday in the Titan Theater at the school, 1 Tesoro Creek Road, Las Flores. Tickets are $5. Information 949-234-5310.

 

DANA POINT

In order for the citizens of Dana Point to learn more about their city, the Dana Point Historical Society presents the debut showing of the DVD “Dana Point – My Home Town” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Community House, 24642 San Juan Ave. The DVD highlights the city’s settlement pre-1900 and into the early 20th century.

 

LADERA RANCH

The sixth annual Sandy Rancher Beach Volleyball Tournament runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $30. Information brentfrohoff@pruoc.com

 

LAGUNA BEACH

Chris Jordan of National Geographic will be the keynote speaker for the Endangered Planet Foundation’s “One Earth/One Dream” event at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2 on the Festival of Arts Grounds at Tivoli Terrace restaurant. Information 949-497-5690.

 

LAGUNA HILLS

Nutritionist Carissa Rivas will be the featured speaker as part of the city’s Health and Wellness Speaker series. She will speak from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Laguna Hills Community Center, 25555 Alicia Parkway. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Information 949-707-2680.

 

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Nothing to report

 

LAGUNA WOODS

Ha McClure, a Laguna Woods resident and former foreign correspondent and veteran filmmaker, has received the Travel Adventure Cinema Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was given at the group’s annual film festival and convention in New Mexico Sept. 7.

 

LAKE FOREST

Do you have a budding artist in your family? Then Ready, Set Create is for your 2 to 5-year-old. The class teaches children about painting. The class is eight weeks and costs $112. Classes are held at the Lake Forest Community Center, 25550 Commercentre Drive 949-461-3450.

 

MISSION VIEJO

If you would like your children ages 1 through 10 to learn a new language then the YakAcademy is for you. The foreign language program just opened its fourth location in Mission Viejo. Native speakers of Spanish, French and Mandarin will lead the classes. Information 949-596-0100.

 

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

RSM Little League will hold registration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center, 22232 El Paseo.

 

SAN CLEMENTE

The San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter has more than 20 kittens waiting to be adopted. Please call 949-492-1617.

 

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

Hometown Happenings is now on-line. The city’s quarterly publication features information for all ages on recreation and community activities. Visit http://www.sanjuancapistrano.org.

 

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North Orange County – Talk of the Town


ORANGE COUNTY ~ NORTH

ANAHEIM

Time to bring out those hidden treasures. The Anaheim Dolls & Collectibles Show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Anaheim Plaza Hotel; 1700 S. Harbor Blvd. Hundreds of new and old dolls will be for sale along with one-of-a-kind jewelry and beads. Admission is $5 for adults with children under 13 getting in free. Information 714-772-5900.

 

BREA

If you want to make a difference, here’s your chance. Tutors are needed to assist adults who want to learn basic reading and writing skills. For those interested in becoming a READ CO volunteer, an orientation meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Brea Community Center. Information 714-990-7150.

 

BUENA PARK

Anusara yoga, a practice that all individuals can enjoy regardless of age, body size and physical limitation, is being offered from 3:15 to 5 p.m. each Monday at the Buena Park Senior Center, 8150 Knott Ave. Information 714-236-3870.

 

CYPRESS

Nothing to report

 

FULLERTON

Nothing to report

 

GARDEN GROVE

Bring the entire family out for Family Fitness Fest hosted by the city’s Community Services Department. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Garden Grove Park, 13641 Deodara Drive. Information on nutrition, physical education, health screenings and more will be available. Information 714-741-5200.

 

LA HABRA

The 34th Annual Kids’ Auction benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra happens Saturday at the Meridian Club in Fullerton. A silent auction and host bar runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a dinner and live auction. Information 562-691-2413.

 

LA PALMA

Everything you ever wanted to know about your local police department can be learned from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday when the local department holds a neighborhood rally in the 7700 block of Sharon Drive. Residents can tour the mobile command center, participate in a laser gun demonstration, talk to officers and learn about crime prevention. Information 714-690-3386.

 

PLACENTIA

Nothing to report

 

STANTON

The Stanton Collaborative is made up of representatives from groups like the Stanton Boys and Girls Clubs, chamber of commerce and local hospitals and schools. The idea behind the meetings is to make sure residents are aware of the services available in the city. The group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 12:30 p.m. Information 714-379-9222 ext. 277.

 

WESTMINSTER

The Westminster Senior Center is organizing a trip to the Welk Resort in Escondido from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 13. The trip includes a buffet lunch, transportation and the Christmas show, “Forever Plaid Tidings.” The deadline to sign up is Oct. 10 and the cost is $86 per person. Information 714-895-2878.

 

YORBA LINDA

It’s that time of year. The Yorba Linda Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Witch’s Ball from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave. Tickets are $5. Refreshments will be available and prizes will be awarded for best costume. Information 714-961-7182.

 

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ORANGE COUNTY ~ NORTH

 

 

ANAHEIM

Time to bring out those hidden treasures. The Anaheim Dolls & Collectibles Show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Anaheim Plaza Hotel; 1700 S. Harbor Blvd. Hundreds of new and old dolls will be for sale along with one-of-a-kind jewelry and beads. Admission is $5 for adults with children under 13 getting in free. Information 714-772-5900.

 

BREA

If you want to make a difference, here’s your chance. Tutors are needed to assist adults who want to learn basic reading and writing skills. For those interested in becoming a READ CO volunteer, an orientation meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Brea Community Center. Information 714-990-7150.

 

BUENA PARK

Anusara yoga, a practice that all individuals can enjoy regardless of age, body size and physical limitation, is being offered from 3:15 to 5 p.m. each Monday at the Buena Park Senior Center, 8150 Knott Ave. Information 714-236-3870.

 

CYPRESS

Nothing to report

 

FULLERTON

Nothing to report

 

GARDEN GROVE

Bring the entire family out for Family Fitness Fest hosted by the city’s Community Services Department. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Garden Grove Park, 13641 Deodara Drive. Information on nutrition, physical education, health screenings and more will be available. Information 714-741-5200.

 

LA HABRA

The 34th Annual Kids’ Auction benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra happens Saturday at the Meridian Club in Fullerton. A silent auction and host bar runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a dinner and live auction. Information 562-691-2413.

 

LA PALMA

Everything you ever wanted to know about your local police department can be learned from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday when the local department holds a neighborhood rally in the 7700 block of Sharon Drive. Residents can tour the mobile command center, participate in a laser gun demonstration, talk to officers and learn about crime prevention. Information 714-690-3386.

 

PLACENTIA

Nothing to report

 

STANTON

The Stanton Collaborative is made up of representatives from groups like the Stanton Boys and Girls Clubs, chamber of commerce and local hospitals and schools. The idea behind the meetings is to make sure residents are aware of the services available in the city. The group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 12:30 p.m. Information 714-379-9222 ext. 277.

 

WESTMINSTER

The Westminster Senior Center is organizing a trip to the Welk Resort in Escondido from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 13. The trip includes a buffet lunch, transportation and the Christmas show, “Forever Plaid Tidings.” The deadline to sign up is Oct. 10 and the cost is $86 per person. Information 714-895-2878.

 

YORBA LINDA

It’s that time of year. The Yorba Linda Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Witch’s Ball from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave. Tickets are $5. Refreshments will be available and prizes will be awarded for best costume. Information 714-961-7182.

 

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ORANGE COUNTY ~ NORTH

 

 

ANAHEIM

Time to bring out those hidden treasures. The Anaheim Dolls & Collectibles Show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Anaheim Plaza Hotel; 1700 S. Harbor Blvd. Hundreds of new and old dolls will be for sale along with one-of-a-kind jewelry and beads. Admission is $5 for adults with children under 13 getting in free. Information 714-772-5900.

 

BREA

If you want to make a difference, here’s your chance. Tutors are needed to assist adults who want to learn basic reading and writing skills. For those interested in becoming a READ CO volunteer, an orientation meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Brea Community Center. Information 714-990-7150.

 

BUENA PARK

Anusara yoga, a practice that all individuals can enjoy regardless of age, body size and physical limitation, is being offered from 3:15 to 5 p.m. each Monday at the Buena Park Senior Center, 8150 Knott Ave. Information 714-236-3870.

 

CYPRESS

Nothing to report

 

FULLERTON

Nothing to report

 

GARDEN GROVE

Bring the entire family out for Family Fitness Fest hosted by the city’s Community Services Department. The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Garden Grove Park, 13641 Deodara Drive. Information on nutrition, physical education, health screenings and more will be available. Information 714-741-5200.

 

LA HABRA

The 34th Annual Kids’ Auction benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra happens Saturday at the Meridian Club in Fullerton. A silent auction and host bar runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a dinner and live auction. Information 562-691-2413.

 

LA PALMA

Everything you ever wanted to know about your local police department can be learned from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday when the local department holds a neighborhood rally in the 7700 block of Sharon Drive. Residents can tour the mobile command center, participate in a laser gun demonstration, talk to officers and learn about crime prevention. Information 714-690-3386.

 

PLACENTIA

Nothing to report

 

STANTON

The Stanton Collaborative is made up of representatives from groups like the Stanton Boys and Girls Clubs, chamber of commerce and local hospitals and schools. The idea behind the meetings is to make sure residents are aware of the services available in the city. The group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 12:30 p.m. Information 714-379-9222 ext. 277.

 

WESTMINSTER

The Westminster Senior Center is organizing a trip to the Welk Resort in Escondido from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 13. The trip includes a buffet lunch, transportation and the Christmas show, “Forever Plaid Tidings.” The deadline to sign up is Oct. 10 and the cost is $86 per person. Information 714-895-2878.

 

YORBA LINDA

It’s that time of year. The Yorba Linda Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Witch’s Ball from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Ave. Tickets are $5. Refreshments will be available and prizes will be awarded for best costume. Information 714-961-7182.

 

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Central Orange County – Talk of the Town


ORANGE COUNTY ~ CENTRAL

 

COSTA MESA

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis will be a featured reader at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival Oct. 5 at Orange Coast College. The family event is free and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information www.kidsbookfestival.com

 

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

Learn about hearing aids and about the causes and effects of hearing loss at a workshop scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Orange coast Memorial Medical Center, 9920 Talbert Ave. Information 800-636-6742 ext. 4.

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH

You can find everything you ever wanted to know about parking in Surf City by visiting www.surfcity-hb.org/visitors/parking/. The site offers information about parking locations and rules, as well as specific information about camp, downtown and event parking. There is also information about hours of operation and costs.

 

IRVINE

The city has announced that $500,000 is available in Irvine Educational Partnership grants for public school districts or nonprofit educational partners. The grants must go to health services for Irvine children in grades kindergarten through 12th. Applicants are encouraged to attend a grant workshop at 9 a.m. Monday at the Irvine Civic Center. Applications are available electronically at www.cityofirvine.org beginning Monday. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. Oct. 30. Information 949-724-6670 or sdriscoll@ci.irvine.ca.us.

 

LOS ALAMITOS

The city’s recreation department has openings for its pre-school program for children ages 4 and 5. The program operates from 1:15 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Parent involvement is required. Information 562-4301073.

 

NEWPORT BEACH

The city council’s recent approval of a 24 percent fee increase for an array of services will have a notable effect on Building Department costs. Officials said the increase protects the community from having to subsidize services used by a small number of people. The increase takes effect Nov. 8.

 

ORANGE

Nothing to report.

 

SANTA ANA

The Santa Ana Black Historical Society will honor educator and musician Edward Cole Sr., during a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Southwest Senior Center, 2201 W. McFadden Ave.

 

SEAL BEACH

The city will play host to a flu clinic for seniors at 10 a.m. Oct. 7 and 11 a.m. Oct. 14 at the Senior Center, 707 Electric Ave. Seniors must have Medicare Part B or an HMO/PPO to participate. Forms needed for the clinic can be picked up in the Recreation and Services Department. Information 562-431-2527 ext. 1306.

TUSTIN

An artist reception for the Tustin Art League 2008 membership show is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the North Lounge of the Tustin Area Senior Center. Results and judging will be announced and awards given. The exhibition at the Tustin Senior Center Art Gallery is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday through Sept. 30.

 

VILLA PARK

The Villa Park Rotary Club will play host to its annual Oktoberfest fundraiser Oct. 2 at the Anaheim Hills Country Club, 6501 E. Nohl Ranch Road in Anaheim. Information 714-998-5552.

 

 

 

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South Orange County – Talk of the Town…


 ORANGE COUNTY ~ SOUTH

ALISO VIEJO

Aliso Niguel High School Girls’ Basketball team will hold a Casino Night fundraiser 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday at Camp James in Irvine. Tickets are $50 and include an Italian dinner, live music and starting chips. Information www.italianchick@cox.net

 

COTO DE CAZA & THE CANYONS

Firefighters from station 16 will be honored from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday with a community potluck at the Modjeska Home at Olive Hill and Modjeska Canyon Road. 714-649-0664.

 

DANA POINT

Dana Point Civic Association plays host to a Third Friday Coffee Chat at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Coffee Importers in Dana Point Harbor.

 

LADERA RANCH

Ladera Ranch Middle School holds its Back to School Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Beginning at 6 p.m. parents can attend an information meeting concerning the school’s Edline service and laptop program in the multipurpose room, an English language learners parent meeting in Room 718 or a special education parent meeting in Room 712.

 

LAGUNA BEACH

Artist Patrick J. Moran, former Sawdust Art Festival Exhibitor and Laguna College of Art & Design instructor returns to Laguna to show is work at [seven degrees] art gallery, 891 Laguna Canyon Rd. Information 949-376-1555

 

LAGUNA HILLS

Laguna Hills High School’s varsity football team meets Santa Ana’s Segerstrom High School at 7 p.m. Friday at the Laguna Hills High stadium. The Hawks beat Mission Viejo’s Trabuco Hills High, 26-6 on Sept. 12

 

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Kyle Torres, 14, won the Southern California and Nevada Cycling Association championship in road racing and time trials this month. Torres, a freshman at JSerra High School, is on a team of junior cyclists that traveled to Las Vegas and Central California recently to compete in races.

 

LAGUNA WOODS

The city and the Orange County Transportation Authority are surveying 10 percent of city residents to identify mobility needs. Surveys should be returned by Sept. 30. Community workshops on public transportation will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at City Hall. Information 949-639-0500.

 

LAKE FOREST

The city is offering a trip for teens to Knott’s Scary Farm’s 36th annual “Halloween Haunt” Oct. 10. Cost is $40 per person and includes admission, lunch and transportation. Information 949-282-5202.

 

MISSION VIEJO

The city’s Marine Adoption Committee will play host to a car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at City Hall. The city’s adopted Marines and sailors from Headquarters Battalion First Marine Division will scrub down those dirty vehicles. Information 949-470-3061.

 

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

Residents will hold a Dove Canyon Garage Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27. The public can attend and get passes at the guard gate at 32003 Dove Canyon Dr. Call Ellen Parker at 949-280-7536 or email ebparker@cox.net.

 

SAN CLEMENTE

“Gold Fever! Untold Stories of the California Gold Rush” opens Friday at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens. Special events include an Oct. 15 evening with historian Douglas Westfall and an Oct. 26 family event at which you can pan for gold. Information 949-498-2139

 

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

Nothing to report.

 

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