Upcoming Guest Speakers and Special Events

Upcoming Guest Speakers and Special Events 2016-08-09T15:32:05+00:00

We are excited to announce the lineup of next seasons’ speakers. World-class presenters from all over the country will share their expertise on varied topics. Please mark your calendars and be sure to attend each general meeting on the second Friday of the month from September through May.

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Jan 12 @ 9:30 am Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
Laguna Beach lies within the Mediterranean biome and is biome to an incredible diversity of species on land and in the water. Jo will be sharing and talking about the geology and geography of our town, along with highlighting the native and endemic species that are all around us. Her books will be for sale[...]
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall
Valentine Container Auction February 9 followed by the Valentine Plant and Planter Sale on Saturday February 10 from 9am to 3 pm. The Valentine sale will be held in Tankersley Hall and in the courtyard and will include light refreshments, demonstrations and a workshop for adults.  This is a fundraiser to benefit Laguna Beach school[...]
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall
The Valentine Plant and Planter Sale on Saturday February 10 from 9am to 3 pm. It will be held in Tankersley Hall of the Laguna Beach Presbyerian Church and in the courtyard a.  It will include vendors, the club plant and planter sales table, light refreshments, demonstrations and a workshop for adults.  This is a[...]
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
Author and award-winning journalist Chris Epting is one of the hosts of the new documentary series on the Reelz TV Network called “It Happened Here”, which traces little-known landmarks and hidden pop culture histories around America. He will have a special presentation for us on Orange County that will reveal many things from right here[...]
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
Go Herbal and learn all the multi uses of herbs. Landscaping, fragrance, healing, edible flowers, seasoning and cut flower abundance. What is the best oregano variety for cut flowers? How about fennel for attracting butterflies or parsley as a flower border? Discover something new and useful about the herbs in your garden. Start with their[...]
May 11 @ 9:30 am Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
Kent’s Bromeliad Nursery, Vista, Ca Larry will teach us the basic care of bromeliads and share his knowledge of these amazing and beautiful plants. He will have a little “Bromeliad Garden Combo” contest for three lucky contestants. He will answer member questions after his talk.
Jan
12
Fri
Jo Situ Allen – “The Accidental Naturalist” @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
Jan 12 @ 9:30 am
Jo Situ Allen - “The Accidental Naturalist” @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church | Laguna Beach | California | United States

Laguna Beach lies within the Mediterranean biome and is biome to an incredible diversity of species on land and in the water. Jo will be sharing and talking about the geology and geography of our town, along with highlighting the native and endemic species that are all around us. Her books will be for sale after her presentation, and she will be happy to sign them.

Feb
9
Fri
Valentine Container Auction @ Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am
Valentine Container Auction @ Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall | Laguna Beach | California | United States

Valentine Container Auction February 9 followed by the Valentine Plant and Planter Sale on Saturday February 10 from 9am to 3 pm.

The Valentine sale will be held in Tankersley Hall and in the courtyard and will include light refreshments, demonstrations and a workshop for adults.  This is a fundraiser to benefit Laguna Beach school gardens.

Feb
10
Sat
Valentine Plant and Planter Sale @ Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Valentine Plant and Planter Sale @ Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall | Laguna Beach | California | United States

The Valentine Plant and Planter Sale on Saturday February 10 from 9am to 3 pm.

It will be held in Tankersley Hall of the Laguna Beach Presbyerian Church and in the courtyard a.  It will include vendors, the club plant and planter sales table, light refreshments, demonstrations and a workshop for adults.  This is a fundraiser to benefit Laguna Beach school gardens.

Mar
9
Fri
Chris Epting – “It Happened Here – Orange County Edition” @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am
Chris Epting - “It Happened Here – Orange County Edition” @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church | Laguna Beach | California | United States

Author and award-winning journalist Chris Epting is one of the hosts of the new documentary series on the Reelz TV Network called “It Happened Here”, which traces little-known landmarks and hidden pop culture histories around America. He will have a special presentation for us on Orange County that will reveal many things from right here in the OC, from movies to music to baseball and lots more, including some incredible stories about the history right here in our own back yard.

Apr
13
Fri
Sue Goetz – “The Herb Lover’s Garden” @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am
Sue Goetz - "The Herb Lover’s Garden" @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church | Laguna Beach | California | United States

Go Herbal and learn all the multi uses of herbs. Landscaping, fragrance, healing, edible flowers, seasoning and cut flower abundance. What is the best oregano variety for cut flowers? How about fennel for attracting butterflies or parsley as a flower border? Discover something new and useful about the herbs in your garden. Start with their beauty in the landscape and then discover ways to use them. Create culinary treats, body care products, and household remedies. Growing hints, landscape design ideas, and recipe ideas will be included.

May
11
Fri
Larry Kent – “Care and Culture of Bromeliads” @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church
May 11 @ 9:30 am
Larry Kent - “Care and Culture of Bromeliads” @ Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church | Laguna Beach | California | United States

Kent’s Bromeliad Nursery, Vista, Ca
Larry will teach us the basic care of bromeliads and share his knowledge of these amazing and beautiful plants. He will have a little “Bromeliad Garden Combo” contest for three lucky contestants. He will answer member questions after his talk.