TODAY AND SATURDAYThrift Shop SaleThe Assistance League of Laguna Beach holds its semi-annual garage sale at the Turnabout Thrift Shop, 526 Glenneyre St., Laguna Beach. Items include women's and men's clothing, baby items, books, household items, jewelry, shoes, small decorative items, bedding, accessories, and toys. For more information, call Norma McKibban or Lynne Vihlene at (949) 494-5977.

SaturdayFirst Saturdays CleanupJoin other volunteers to help pick up trash from Laguna's streets and beaches with Zero Trash Laguna. Meet at Whole Foods, Hobie, El Ranchito, Yoga Works, La Sirena and UPS in North Laguna between 9 a.m. and noon. Materials provided, and discounts for volunteers. For more information, visit; email; or call (949) 275-2616.

Tony CelebrationEnjoy a musical event with a "Tony" theme at 7 p.m. at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Hwy. Ruben Flores, owner of Laguna Nursery, invites guests to celebrate Tony Season with notables Sally Mayes and Rex Reed. Tickets may be pre-ordering at $45 or $60 by calling (949) 494-5200 or visiting the nursery.

SundayBone Marrow Donor DriveSt. Mary's Episcopal Church, 428 Park Ave., sponsors a Bone Marrow Donor Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Community members, ages 18 to 60 and in good general health are invited to help share life by becoming a bone marrow donor. To register, a simple cheek swab is all that is needed. For more information or to register go to

Gospel ExpoFind opportunities to help others through the Whole Gospel Expo from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Tankersley Hall at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. Representatives from 16 humanitarian groups will host informational booths.

MondayNo Square Theatre BenefitEnjoy a staged reading of the musical comedy "Lucky Stiff" at Laguna Playhouse for one night only, at 7 p.m., to benefit No Square Theatre's Musical Theatre University. Broadway stars Jonelle Allen ("Two Gentlemen of Verona"), Jason Graae ("Ragtime", "A Grand Night For Singing", "Snoopy") and Marissa Perry ("Hairspray") perform alongside No Square Theatre Founder Bree Burgess, David Green and a cast of local "celebrities" including Pat Kollenda; Mayor Elizabeth Pearson; Joe Lauderdale; and students and alumni of Musical Theatre University. Tickets are $40.

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TuesdayCharity WorkshopThe Laguna Beach Community Foundation sponsors a free workshop on the Charitable 3 R's – Regulations, Reports and Rules from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Community Center, 380 Third St., Laguna Beach. All 501 (c)(3) exempt organizations and other interested exempt organizations are welcome. To attend, call (949) 375-7967 or e-mail For more information, visit

WednesdayCity Manager Town HallBob Murray and Associates holds a Town Hall meeting to gather public input on the the recruitment for the next City Manager. The meeting is at 7 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave. For more information, call Carol Bright at (949) 497-0704.

ThursdayLaura's House FundraiserHelp Laura's House, an Orange County nonprofit organization that provides assistance to victims of domestic violence and their children, at a special evening at HUSH restaurant, 858 S. Coast Hwy. The 6 to 11 p.m. event is $40 per person ($50 after Tuesday). More information may be found at (714) 572-1498 or


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