LAWN BOWLING U.S. OPEN FINALS
WHERE/WHEN: at 455 Cliff Dr. All day until 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14.
WHY GO? Watch champion bowlers play this precise game at Laguna Beach's 81-year-old club. Would it be inappropriate to do the Wave? For more information, click here or call 949-494-1811.
PRICE: Free to watch.
FILMS AT THE LAGUNA BEACH DEMOCRATIC CLUB
WHERE/WHEN: 1401 S. Coast Hwy. (in the old Boom Boom Room building). Friday & Saturday, Sept. 14-15, 7 p.m.
WHY GO? On Friday, there will be a film about single-payer health care. On Saturday, Eight: The Face of Discrimination, a film about marriage equality, will be shown, followed by a discussion with Dr. Jessica Drew, De Paz, Karla Westphal, and Chris and Lynn Hunt. For more information, click here or call 949-497-7027.
ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING AND DOCUMENT SHREDDING
WHERE/WHEN: parking lot, 550 Blumont St. Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
WHY GO? Get rid of all those extra electronic devices cluttering your home and safely eliminate private documents. For more information, click here or phone 949-464-3200.
CALIFORNIA COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
WHERE/WHEN: Several locations: the south end of ; the (Treasure Island and Victoria Beach); and . Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. - noon.
WHY GO? Be a part of this annual event and help remove (with more than 80,000 co-workers statewide) over 1 million pounds of trash and recyclables from our shores, lakes and streams. Keeping garbage out of the ocean is good for marine wildlife, the state's economy, and human health. For more information, click here or call 949-280-2225.
"SURF THE VOTE" FREE CONCERT
WHERE/WHEN: , 31131 S. Coast Hwy. Saturday, Sept. 15. Event begins at noon.
WHY GO? Come to this free concert, designed to encourage voter registration and poll worker recruitment for the 2012 election, featuring the electronic pop and rock sounds of 7Lions. For more information, click here.
BLUEGRASS AND BARBEQUE
WHERE/WHEN: , 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Sunday, Sept. 16, 5-7 p.m. Food and drinks on sale from 4-6 p.m.
WHY GO? Bluegrass band the Brombies will perform their red-hot tunes as you taste some delicious BBQ while taking in the canyon view. Presented by Laguna Beach Live! For more information, click here or call 1-800-595-4849 to purchase tickets.
PRICE: Adults $15 advanced, $18 at the door. Children 12 and under $10 advanced, $13 at the door. More pricing info at the link.