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Friday, June 3

DHHS Art Show
6-8 p.m. Students’ work will be showcased during the annual Dana Hills High School’s Art Show. All fine art courses will be represented during the show. Dana Hills High School, 33333 Golden Lantern, Dana Point.

First Friday Film
7-9:30 p.m. The San Juan Capistrano Friends of the Library presents a movie night featuring Concussion, starring Will Smith. A $2 donation supports the library. La Sala Auditorium, San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495-A El Camino Real, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.

‘Legally Blonde: The Musical’
8 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse presents a fabulously fun song-and-dance show that follows a sweet and seemingly not-so-bright sorority sister named Elle Woods (and her Chihuahua Bruiser) as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Based on the hilarious novel by Amanda Brown and the subsequent hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Shows run through June 5 on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $29-$41. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

“Godspell” at Cabrillo
8 p.m. Completing their 2016-2017 season and making a musical transition into summer, the Cabrillo Playhouse presents “Godspell,” opening Friday June 3 and continuing through June 26. “Godspell is about a visionary with one mission: to spread unconditional love and kindness without pause or question, reconciling all of us together as member of the human race and building a community in the process,” director Frankie Marrone said. Tickets are $30 for this final show and performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 202 Avenida Cabrillo, San Clemente, 949.492.0465, www.cabrilloplayhouse.org.

Movies in the Park: ‘Inside Out’
8 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Bring the family down to enjoy a showing of Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out. There will be snack bar items available as well as free popcorn. Proceeds benefit a local Dana Point School or Non-profit Organization. Lantern Bay Park, 25111 Park Lantern Road, Dana Point, 949-248-3530.

Saturday, June 4

Nature Tour
9-11 a.m. This walk explores the ecology and natural history of the area and is approximately two hours. Nature Tours occur on the first Saturday of each month. It is a docent-led tour that covers approximately 1.5 miles. Reservations are required. Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive. 949.248.3527.

Dana Point Farmers Market and Craft Fair
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Seasonal produce, flowers and much more at La Plaza Park each Saturday. On the first Saturday of the month, hours are extended to include a craft fair. 949.248.3500, www.danapoint.org.

Family Film Feature
10-11:30 a.m. The San Juan Capistrano Friends of the Library presents a family-friendly matinee film the first Saturday of the month. This month features Open Season: Scared Silly. Free admission and popcorn. La Sala Auditorium, San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495-A El Camino Real, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.

Eco-Design Farm Tour
10-11 a.m. Enjoy a guided tour of The Ecology Center while learning about household water solutions. $5 suggested donation for non-members. The Ecology Center, 32701 Alipaz Street, San Juan Capistrano, 949.443.4223, www.theecologycenter.org.

San Clemente Garden Tour 2016
The San Clemente Garden Club’s 2016 Garden Tour is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. The tour includes specially selected coastal gardens in the beautiful “Spanish Village by the Sea.” Advance tickets are available through May 30 for $30. A “carpool special” of four tickets is offered for $100. To order tickets, visit www.sanclementegardenclub.com and pay online with PayPal or download the ticket order form and mail with check payable to San Clemente Garden Club to Bette Langford, 102 Calle Cuervo, San Clemente, CA 92672. For more information, call Bette Langford at 949.498.3317 or email at blang41096@aol.com; or Patricia Holloway at 949.361.1911 or email at patholloway@cox.net. Tickets purchased on June 4 at any of the gardens cost $35 each.

Rick Delanty Summer Exhibition
1 p.m.-8 p.m. Local artist Rick J. Delanty will host an exhibition and sale of more than 60 of his most recent original oil and acrylic paintings at his 20th annual home studio and gallery summer show in San Clemente. The show will span the weekend of June 4 and 5 and is open to the public. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. Visitors may expect to see paintings of coastal California, Hawaii, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon, reflecting the artist’s recent travels. Also on view will be a new series of works entitled “20 Landmarks of San Clemente” that the artist has recently completed, most of them en plein air, or on location. 2510 Via Durazno, 949.492.8995, www.delantyfineart.com.

SOCSA 20th Anniversary
4:30 p.m. The South Orange County School of the Arts will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the Porthole Theater at Dana Hills High School with its annual year end production, Showcase. All of SOCSA’s departments: Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Dance, Drama, Theater, and Visual Arts will be represented in this year’s showcase of talent honoring SOCSA’s founder, Robb Rigg. The theme is Showcase 20 Masquerade. Tickets are $75. 33333 Golden Lantern,
Dana Point, 949.240.1994, www.socsarts.org.

USO/Swing Night
5 p.m. San Clemente Rotary Club will host the 24th annual USO/Swing Night at the San Clemente Community Center, in partnership with the city of San Clemente.
The festivities begin with a cocktail hour, followed by a pasta dinner provided by Carbonara’s Italian Trattoria. There will also be live music from Pete Jacobs Wartime Radio Revue.
Program and tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com; enter in the search window Rotary Swing Night 2016. For group sales, call Peter Rock at 949.412.5868, 100 N. Calle Seville, www.sanclementerotary.org.

‘Legally Blonde: The Musical’
8 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse presents a fabulously fun song-and-dance show that follows a sweet and seemingly not-so-bright sorority sister named Elle Woods (and her Chihuahua Bruiser) as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Based on the hilarious novel by Amanda Brown and the subsequent hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Shows run through June 5 on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $29-$41. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

Bioluminescence Cruises
8-10 p.m. During the Ocean Institute’s bioluminescence cruise, passengers will jump aboard the R/V Sea Explorer and learn about the luminous underwater world. The tour will talk about marine life and the ability for some animals to glow in the dark. The tours will continue throughout the year, specific times are listed online. Tickets are $45 for adults, $35 for senior and active duty military with ID, $25 for children. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr. Dana Point,
949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org.

Sunday, June 5

Inaugural Lifeguard Challenge
7 a.m. Competitors will complete 800- and 400-yard swims alongside San Clemente Pier. On-duty city lifeguards will be at the event to ensure the safety of all participants. The event will start on the north side of Lifeguard Headquarters. To participate, registration on the day of the event is $30, cash or checks only. Event check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the competitions begin at 8:15 a.m. with a safety briefing. www.scljgfoundation.com.

Friends Sunday Book Sale
9 a.m. The San Clemente Friends of the Library Book Store will host its monthly book sale. There is a selection of cookbooks, children’s books, fiction and biographies, military and political books, as well as art, travel and other collections. 242 Avenida Del Mar, 949.492.3493, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

‘Legally Blonde: The Musical’
2 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse presents a fabulously fun song-and-dance show that follows a sweet and seemingly not-so-bright sorority sister named Elle Woods (and her Chihuahua Bruiser) as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Based on the hilarious novel by Amanda Brown and the subsequent hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Shows run through June 5 on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $29-$41. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

The Laguna Beach Chorale and Orchestra
4 p.m. Daniel Resch will conduct the chorus, orchestra and soloists in an afternoon performance of Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem.” Dawna Montgomery, a member of the chorus will sing the famous “Pié Jesu.” The Chorale will be joined by baritone, Colin Ramsey. More information on the concert is available online. Tickets are $20. There will be free childcare during the concert. St. Clement’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, San Clemente, 949.492.3401, www.scbythesea.org.

Monday, June 6

Bridge at the Senior Center
1 p.m. If you are an intermediate-level player, join the San Clemente Senior Center. The game is play party/social bridge; partners change every sixth hand. People can sign up in the office or just show up. Come five to 10 minutes early to claim a seat. Monday and Thursday at the Dorothy Visser Senior Center, 117 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, 949.940.5702, www.san-clemente.org.

Free Guitar Lessons
Free group lessons starting from the beginner level. Ages 12 and up. Bring your own guitar. Email coamusicarts@gmail.com to sign up. 1050 Calle Negocio, 949.388.0114, www.communityoutreachalliance.com.

Tuesday, June 7

Tiny Tots: Parent & Me Programs at Ocean Institute
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. The Ocean Institute hosts a six-week series of classes for children ages 2 and 3 and their parents. Toddlers will explore shapes, colors, textures and more with everyone’s favorite tide pool animal, the sea star. Each session include an activity and an animal encounter. $30 per class, or $150 for the series. Classes run on Tuesdays from May 3 through June 7. Register online. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org.

Half-price Whale Watching
10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Hop onboard this two-hour cruise to see dolphins, whales and other marine life in the wild. $22.50. Half price on Tuesdays but trips are available every day of the week. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794, www.danawharf.com.

Preschool Storytime
11:15 a.m.-Noon. Join the San Juan Capistrano Library for stories, songs and crafts for children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers. No registration is required. 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, margaritas and tequila for $5, Mexican beers for $4 and a DJ starting at 7 p.m. Sunsets Bar & Grill Capo Beach, 34700 Pacific Coast Highway, Capistrano Beach, 949.276.8880, www.sunsetsbar.com.

21-Day Purification Cleanse Class
6 p.m.-7 p.m. Learn to detox, look great and feel great with naturopathic doctor Helene Pulnik. Free class is based on a 21-day plant-based cleanse. Space is limited. Call to register. Helene Pulnik, ND, Pacific Coast Naturopathic Health, 24865 Del Prado Ave., Dana Point, 949.416.4670, www.naturopathicwellness.com.

Open Mic Night
6 p.m.-10 p.m. Singer/songwriters perform at The Point Restaurant open mic every Tuesday. Bring your instrument and your voice; The Point supplies the sound system. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Dana Harbor Toastmasters
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Fine tune your public speaking skills each Tuesday at the Capistrano Beach Church, 26975 Domingo Avenue, Capistrano Beach, 949.492.7181, 1707.toastmastersclubs.org.

South Orange County Toastmasters Meeting
7 p.m.-8:40 p.m. Practice becoming a more confident communicator on Tuesdays at Dana Point Community House, 24642 San Juan Avenue, Dana Point, 949.429.1794, 3944816.toastmastersclubs.org,

Wednesday, June 8

Resident Appreciation Days at the Mission
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Every Wednesday, San Juan Capistrano residents receive free admission to the Mission with a $10 Mission store purchase. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15-11 a.m. Women of all ages are invited to this interdenominational group that meets Wednesdays through June 1. A start-up fee of $30 is requested. Free child care is provided. The study includes worship, discussion groups, inspirational talks and monthly luncheons. Talega Life Church, 1040 Calle Negocio, San Clemente, 949.493.1980.

San Juan Chamber Networking Mixer
5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of networking at RRM Design Group’s newly renovated location. Chamber members $15, potential members $25. RSVP to info@sanjuanchamber.com or call 949.493.4700. RRM Design Group, 32332 Camino Capistrano, Suite 205, San Juan Capistrano, www.sanjuanchamber.com.

Science Night
6:30-7:30 p.m. Join the fun and learn about current science-related topics in a family-friendly environment. There will be hands-on activities and there will be displays geared toward children. Dana Point Community Center, 34052 Del Obispo Street, Dana Point, 949.248.3527.

Free Comedy at Molly Bloom’s
9:30 p.m. Every Wednesday, free comedy at Molly Bloom’s, with food and drink specials. There will be local and professional talent. 2391 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.218.0120, www.mollybloomspub.com.

Thursday, June 9

Read to a Dog
3-4 p.m. Kids can read to licensed therapy dogs every other Thursday at the San Juan Capistrano Library. Studies have shown that reading to therapy dogs can improve children’s reading skills and self-confidence. 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.
Historical Society’s Annual Open House
5-7 p.m. The San Juan Capistrano Historical Society’s annual open house takes place at the O’Neill Museum. Members get in for free, members’ guests are $10, or you can join the society for $25 at the gate. Members are encouraged to bring their favorite deviled eggs or desserts. Handmade tacos, beer, wine and soft drinks will be provided. The event also includes live music and the “best opportunity drawing in town.” Reservations are required as soon as possible—RSVP by calling Gwen at 949.493.8444.

Casa Romantica: Saddleback Big Band
6:30 p.m. This 16-piece big band will perform an evening of historically authentic music from the Swing Era under the leadership of Joey Sellers, the director of Jazz Studies at Saddleback Community College. 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, 949.498.2139, www.casaromantica.org.

Saturday, June 11

Dana Point Farmers Market and Craft Fair
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Seasonal produce, flowers and much more at La Plaza Park each Saturday. On the first Saturday of the month, hours are extended to include a craft fair. 949.248.3500, www.danapoint.org.

Relay for Life San Juan Capistrano
June 11, 10 a.m.-June 12, 10 a.m. This free community Relay for Life event at the San Juan Capistrano Sports Park runs in conjunction with the American Caner Society’s worldwide fundraising event to end cancer. On June 11, a 10 a.m. opening ceremony will kick things off, followed by a day of walking laps to help fight cancer, live entertainment, a kids’ club, food, games, prizes and raffles. At 9 p.m., a luminaria ceremony will take place around the track. The closing ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on June 12. San Juan Capistrano Sports Park, 1 Via Positiva, San Juan Capistrano. For more information contact Danielle Ruiz at or 951.768.2851 or Dee White at 949.280.5251 or dee.white@fmb.com. Follow the local Relay for Life organization on Facebook at “Relay for Life of San Juan Capistrano.”

Felipe Pomar Presentation
6–9 p.m. Big-wave surfing legend, 1965 World Surfing Champion and master health coach Felipe Pomar will give a presentation at Surfing Heritage and Culture Center.
Pomar will show a 20-minute video and give a talk about health, surfing to 100, and how to find uncrowded waves in an increasingly crowded world, followed by a Q&A session. The 72-year old Pomar, who continues to charge big waves near his home in Hawaii, will also share how he surfed and survived a tsunami in Peru in 1974. Admission is free for SHACC members and $5 for non-members. 110 Calle Iglesia, San Clemente, 949.388.0313, www.surfingheritage.org.

Summer Concert
7-9 p.m. Several artists will be performing at the Summer Concert and Night of Worship.Artists performing include Chris Lizotte (chrislizotte.com), Gary Rea (garyreamusic.com), the Z Tree band, Colin Heinrich and Alexandra Adolph. Tickets can be purchased online for $7 at www.summerconcert.ticketleap.com or at the door for $10. Heritage Christian Fellowship, 190 Avenida La Pata, San Clemente, 949.361.1022, www.heritagesc.org.

Second Stage Stand-Up
7:30 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse hosts a lineup of four comedians on the second Saturday of each month. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $17.50; reservations are recommended. To purchase tickets, call 949.489.8082 or visit www.comedyintheoc.com. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

Dana Point Symphony
7:30 p.m. The Dana Point Symphony Orchestra presents the final event of its four-concert 2016 season with conductor Dean Anderson and featuring Zach Dellinger on viola. Program includes Strauss, “Till Eulenspiegel,” Bruch, “Romance for Viola and Orchestra” and Beethoven, “Eroica.” Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students, seniors and military. Buy tickets online or at the door on a first come, first served basis. St. Edward’s Church, 33926 Calle La Primavera, Dana Point, www.danapointsymphony.com.

Sunday, June 12

Orange County Wine Cruise
5:30 p.m-7 p.m. Climb onboard a Dana Wharf luxury catamaran for this 90-minute wine cruise around the Dana Point Harbor. Tickets are $49. Every Friday and Sunday. See more events online. Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 888.224.0603, www.danawharf.com.