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Thursday, February 26

Garden Angels
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Volunteers meet every Thursday in front of the Montanez Adobe at Los Rios Park in San Juan Capistrano to help maintain the garden and more. Bring gloves and wear close-toed shoes. 949.606.6386, www.goinnative.net.

Olivia Rohde
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Taste blends from the West Coast’s smallest, finest wineries accompanied by vibrant small plates and live music. Wine tastings run from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and Saturday 2 p.m.-9 p.m. DaVine Food & Wine, 34673 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.493.4044, www.davine-wine.com.

Gone Country
8 p.m.-midnight. Country music and dancing every Thursday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Grand Junction
7:30 p.m. Live music at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Friday, February 27

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.

Poul Pedersen
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Taste blends from the West Coast’s smallest, finest wineries accompanied by vibrant small plates and live music. Wine tastings run from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and Saturday 2 p.m.-9 p.m. DaVine Food & Wine, 34673 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.493.4044, www.davine-wine.com.

Mike Hamilton
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Salt Creek Grille each Friday with Mike Hamilton. 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

Clif Miller
7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Live music at Harpoon Henry’s. 34555 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, 949.493.2933, www.windandsearestaurants.com/harpoonhenrys.

Daniel Kristoff
8 p.m. Live music at Wind & Sea Restaurant. 34699 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6500, www.windandsearestaurants.com.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Professor Mack’s Last Train: A World Premier Melodrama
8 p.m. Don’t miss your chance to “cheer” for the heroes and “boo” the villains while hurling foam rocks in the Camino Real Playhouse’s annual family-friendly Old West melodrama. Based loosely on old San Juan history, you’ll learn lots of fun facts. Performances run through March 21 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Camino Real Playhouse, 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org/.

Hollywood Hillbillies
8:30 p.m. Live music at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Saturday, February 28

Dana Point Farmers Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Seasonal produce, flowers and much more at La Plaza Park each Saturday. 949.248.3500, www.danapoint.org.

Wyland’s Art Lessons in the Wild
9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays through April 25. Kids ages 3-12 are invited to an art lesson, for a $5 donation, presented by Wyland via video feed, followed by a free two-hour whale watching trip. Free trip must be taken the same day and child must be accompanied by an adult who has pre-purchased a whale watching ticket. All art submissions will be judged by Wyland for a chance to win great prizes. Dana Wharf Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794, www.danawharf.com.

Clif Miller
7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Live music at Harpoon Henry’s. 34555 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, 949.493.2933, www.windandsearestaurants.com/harpoonhenrys.

Daniel Kristoff
8 p.m. Live music at Wind & Sea Restaurant. 34699 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.6500, www.windandsearestaurants.com.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Learn About Wine-Themed European River Cruises
3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Would you fancy enjoying the culture and food of several European cities while your hotel travels with you? Ann Ronan of San Juan Capistrano Travel will explain how to make those river cruise dreams a reality at the Hamilton Oaks Winery, located at 29943 Camino Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano. Space is limited. RSVP by Feb. 23 by calling 949.702.3977.

Four Corners Band at Molly Bloom’s Irish Pub
8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Live music will be performed by the Four Corner’s Band. 2391 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.218.0120, www.mollybloomspub.com.

Flock of 80’s
2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Live music at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

California Rangers
8:30 p.m. Live music at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Shopping in the Park
Noon. Local nonprofit Our Father’s Table is hosting a “Shopping in the Park for Our Homeless Brothers and Sisters in South County” event, which will include a homemade lunch served buffet-style for the homeless in attendance and distribution of clothing, outerwear, shoes, blankets and hygiene kits. Volunteers are needed for the event, as well as meal, clothing and hygiene product donations. To RSVP as a volunteer or to donate items, contact OFT at writeus@ourfatherstableus.org or 949.324.0908.

Salt Creek Beach Cleanup
9 a.m.-noon. Join the Surfrider Foundation’s South Orange County Chapter in cleaning up Salt Creek Beach. Volunteers will meet at the basketball court. Supplies will be provided. 33333 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.625.5700, southoc.surfrider.org.

Sunday, March 1

Serra Chapel Tour
11:15 a.m. In honor of Father Serra’s 300th birthday celebration, tour the Serra Chapel, the oldest operating church in California. Tours are every Sunday. Admission $2-$3. Price is in addition to museum admission for non-members. 26801 Ortega Highway, 949.234.1320, www.missionsjc.com/activities/holiday-crafts.php.

Wildflower Walk
8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Join local wildflower expert Bob Allen on an exploration of The Reserve looking for early wildflowers. Ages 8 and up. Adults $10, children $5. Participants must be registered by 4 p.m. on Feb. 27.The Richard and Donna O’Neil Conservancy,call for directions, 949.923.2210, www.rmvreserve.org.

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.

OC Restaurant Week: Vue Restaurant
March 1-7. As part of Orange County Restaurant Week, Vue Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a $40 four-course dinner, $65 with wine pairings. Prices not inclusive of tax and gratuity. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.661.5000, www.lagunacliffs.com.

Mike Hamilton
Noon-4 p.m & 5 p.m. to close. Enjoy live music at Mission Grill each Sunday with guitarist, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Hamilton. 31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.240.8055, www.mikehamiltonmusic.com.

Monday, March 2

Trail Clearing and Weeding
7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Spend some time in the great outdoors and help other volunteers clear the trails at The Richard & Donna O’Neill Land Conservancy. Register by 4 p.m. March 1. Ages 10 and up. Free. To RSVP or for directions, call 949.489.9778 or visit www.rmvreserve.org.

Country Dancin’ with Patrick and Friends
6:30 p.m. Every Monday at The Swallow’s Inn with steak night and happy hour prices. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Teen Advisory Board at DP Library
7 p.m.-8 p.m. Teens, tell the library what books and programs you want. Meeting is held in the Community Room and snacks will be served. No pre-registration needed. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

OC Restaurant Week: Vue Restaurant
March 1-7. As part of Orange County Restaurant Week, Vue Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a $40 four-course dinner, $65 with wine pairings. Prices not inclusive of tax and gratuity. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.661.5000, www.lagunacliffs.com.

Tuesday, March 3

Toddler Storytime
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months, accompanied by a parent or guardian. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Preschool Storytime
11 a.m-11:30 a.m. Stories for children 3-5 years old, accompanied by a parent or guardian. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Tapped Out Tuesday
4 p.m.-10 p.m. Draft beer is half price on Tuesdays at Salt Creek Grille. Monarch Bay Plaza, 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

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

South Orange County Toastmasters Meeting
7 p.m.-8:40 p.m. Practice becoming a more confident communicator. Occurs every Tuesday. Dana Point Community House, 24642 San Juan Ave., Dana Point. 949.280.9777, 3944816.toastmastersclubs.org/.

Dana Harbor Toastmasters
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Fine tune your public speaking skills each Tuesday. Capo Beach Church, 25975 Domingo Ave., Capistrano Beach, 949.492.7181, www.1707.toastmastersclubs.org.

OC Restaurant Week: Vue Restaurant
March 1-7. As part of Orange County Restaurant Week, Vue Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a $40 four-course dinner, $65 with wine pairings. Prices not inclusive of tax and gratuity. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.661.5000, www.lagunacliffs.com.

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
7: a.m.-9 a.m. Join the Mayor of San Clemente for a morning breakfast and speech at the San Clemente Community Center. The event is sponsored by the San Clemente Kiwanis Club, the South Orange County Pastors Fellowship, the San Clemente Chamber of Commerce and the city. Tickets are $20 per person or $180 for a party of 10. 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente. For ticket information contact Frank Butsko at 949.366.5423 or visit www.sanclementekiwanis.com.

Karaoke with Les and Joel
7 p.m. Every Tuesday at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Wednesday, March 4

Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club
7 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Join members of the volunteer-centered club for breakfast and a meeting each Wednesday at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, www.monarchbeachrotary.com.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

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.

Waterlogged Wednesdays Movie Night
Sundown. Hobie Surf Shop presents one Bruce Brown film per month through June 2015. Tonight’s movie is Surfing Hollow Days (1961). Free. 34174 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.496.2366.

Downtown SJC Farmers Market
3 p.m.-6 p.m. Fresh flowers, produce and specialty foods from around 40 vendors in downtown San Juan Capistrano, on the corner of Camino Capistrano and Yorba Street. Occurs every Wednesday. www.farmersmarketsjc.com.

Mission Garden Tours
10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Take a half-hour tour of the Mission’s grounds with the Mission Gardening Angels every Wednesday. Meet at the front gate. Free with paid admission. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

OC Restaurant Week: Vue Restaurant
March 1-7. As part of Orange County Restaurant Week, Vue Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a $40 four-course dinner, $65 with wine pairings. Prices not inclusive of tax and gratuity. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.661.5000, www.lagunacliffs.com.

Native American Basket Weaving
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn about the traditions and culture of basket weaving at Mission San Juan Capistrano. First and third Wednesday of every month. Free with paid admission. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

Thursday, March 5

Garden Angels
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Volunteers meet every Thursday in front of the Montanez Adobe at Los Rios Park in San Juan Capistrano to help maintain the garden and more. Bring gloves and wear close-toed shoes. 949.606.6386, www.goinnative.net.

Gone Country
8 p.m.-midnight. Country music and dancing every Thursday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

OC Restaurant Week: Vue Restaurant
March 1-7. As part of Orange County Restaurant Week, Vue Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a $40 four-course dinner, $65 with wine pairings. Prices not inclusive of tax and gratuity. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.661.5000, www.lagunacliffs.com.

“The Lucky Nickel” Book Tour
Author Nicole DoNascimento’s book, “The Lucky Nickel,” is designed to teach kids about giving and helping others in need. Her two-day book signing tour includes Serra Catholic School in Santa Margarita on March 5 and Mission Basilica School in San Juan Capistrano on March 6. donascimento.com/books/the-lucky-nickel/index.htm.

Lecture: The Wonderful Life of the Coast Live Oak Tree
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Join The Reserve for an in depth look at Orange County’s coast live oak tree. Learn how oaks are important to local wildlife, and get to know the challenges oak species are facing from imported pests and how you can help protect these majestic trees. Ages 8 and up. Admission is free. Participants must be registered by 2 p.m. on March 5. RMV Presentation Center, call for directions, 949.923.2210, www.rmvreserve.org.

Friday, March 6

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.

Wonders of Wyland Reception
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Artist Wyland will do 12 sumi brush paintings live to be auctioned off at the event. Tickets are $125 with $25 going to support the Wyland Foundation. Evening also includes gourmet cuisine, refreshments and a screening of film highlights from the artist’s 30-year campaign to create 100 life-size marine life murals around the world. Guests who book the overnight package will get a meet and greet with Wyland at 6 p.m. where he will personally autograph one of his coffee table books. The Terrace Salon at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, 1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, 949.240.2000, www.ritzcarlton.com.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

OC Restaurant Week: Vue Restaurant
March 1-7. As part of Orange County Restaurant Week, Vue Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a $40 four-course dinner, $65 with wine pairings. Prices not inclusive of tax and gratuity. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.661.5000, www.lagunacliffs.com.

Mike Hamilton
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Salt Creek Grille each Friday with Mike Hamilton. 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

Saturday, March 7

Dana Point Farmers Market & 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.

Wyland’s Art Lessons in the Wild
9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays through April 25. Kids ages 3-12 are invited to an art lesson, for a $5 donation, presented by Wyland via video feed, followed by a free two-hour whale watching trip. Free trip must be taken the same day and child must be accompanied by an adult who has pre-purchased a whale watching ticket. All art submissions will be judged by Wyland for a chance to win great prizes. Dana Wharf Whale Watching, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794, www.danawharf.com.

Whale Walk and Talk
9 a.m.-11 a.m. Learn about the area’s largest mammal visitor on this 1.5-mile walk through the Dana Point Headlands conservation area. Occurs on the second Saturday of the month, except October and November. Tours will also run March 8, 14 and 15 during the Festival of Whales. Hear about California gray whale migration patterns, different whale species and learn how to spot, watch and identify whales. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. RSVP to wgintern@danapoint.com or 949.248.3527. Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive, Dana Point, www.danapoint.org.

Polynesian Connection Festival and Luau
10 a.m.-4 p.m. free festival, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. luau, $50 adults, $25 children. This Polynesian culture fest will include music, dancing, educational displays, arts and crafts. Event is part of the annual Dana Point Festival of Whales. Proceeds from the Hawaiian-style beer garden, shave ice truck, snacks and luau feast will benefit the nonprofit Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders. Dana Point Harbor, Baby Beach and Orange County Sailing and Events Center, 34451 Ensenada Place. For tickets and information, see www.hulaconnection.com.

Recycling Event at Dana Hills High
9 a.m.-11 a.m. Residents can drop off plastic bottles and aluminum cans in the school parking lot for students to collect and sort. Funds collected are distributed by the school’s PTSA for student programs. Future events will be held March 21, April 4 and 25, May 16 and 30 and June 6. Events will be held rain or shine. For more information send an email to president@dhhsptsa.com. Dana Hills High School, 33333 Golden Lantern, Dana Point.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

OC Restaurant Week: Vue Restaurant
March 1-7. As part of Orange County Restaurant Week, Vue Restaurant at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is offering a $40 four-course dinner, $65 with wine pairings. Prices not inclusive of tax and gratuity. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.661.5000, www.lagunacliffs.com.

Dana Point Festival of Whales Parade
10 a.m. Celebrate the migration of the California gray whale with a parade beginning at Selva Road and concluding at Golden Lantern. Attendance is free. Parade entries are welcome and encouraged. Parade starts at Selva Road and Golden Lantern and proceeds south on PCH. 949.496.1045, www.festivalofwhales.com.

Festival of Whales Movie in the Park
6:30 p.m. Enjoy a free screening of the Disney classic The Little Mermaid with the entire family. Light refreshments and free popcorn will be supplied. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Lantern Bay Park, 25111 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.1045, www.festivalofwhales.com.

Lecture: The Wonderful Oak Woodlands Family Walk
3 p.m.-5 p.m. Experience the unique oak woodland landscapes along Shady Canyon during an interpretive walk and scavenger hunt geared for children. All ages welcome. Adults $10, children $5, free for supporters and RMV residents. Participants must be registered by 4 p.m. on March 6. RMV Presentation Center, call for directions, 949.923.2210, www.rmvreserve.org.

Caspers Park Foundation Nature Talk
10 a.m.-11 a.m. Enjoy a nature-themed lecture held in association with the monthly meeting of Caspers Park Foundation volunteers. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Caspers Park Foundation at caspersparkfoundation@gmail.com or call 949.923.2210.

Sunday, March 8

Whale Walk and Talk
9 a.m.-11 a.m. Learn about the area’s largest mammal visitor on this 1.5-mile walk through the Dana Point Headlands conservation area. Occurs on the second Saturday of the month, except October and November. Tours will also run March 14 and 15 during the Festival of Whales. Hear about California gray whale migration patterns, different whale species and learn how to spot, watch and identify whales. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. RSVP to wgintern@danapoint.com or 949.248.3527. Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive, Dana Point, www.danapoint.org.

Chapel Tour
11:15 a.m. In honor of Father Serra’s 300th birthday celebration, tour the Serra Chapel, the oldest operating church in California. Tours are every Sunday. Admission $2-$3. Price is in addition to museum admission for non-members. 26801 Ortega Highway, 949.234.1320, www.missionsjc.com.

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.

Mike Hamilton
Noon-4 p.m & 5 p.m. to close. Enjoy live music at Mission Grill each Sunday with guitarist, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Hamilton. 31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.240.8055, www.mikehamiltonmusic.com.

6th Annual Diamond Dig at the Festival of Whales
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Come dressed in your best pirate garb and dig for the chance to find a diamond pendant valued at $2,200 in addition to a number of other prizes. Entrance is $10 per shovel and all net proceeds go toward the Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club’s efforts to support children’s charities. Baby Beach, Dana Point Harbor, 34551 Puerto Place. To find more or to donate items to the dig, visit www.monarchbeachrotary.com.

Monday, March 9

Country Dancin’ with Patrick and Friends
6:30 p.m. Every Monday at The Swallow’s Inn with steak night and happy hour prices. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Tuesday, March 10

Toddler Storytime
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months, accompanied by a parent or guardian. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Preschool Storytime
11 a.m-11:30 a.m. Stories for children 3-5 years old, accompanied by a parent or guardian. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

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

South Orange County Toastmasters Meeting
7 p.m.-8:40 p.m. Practice becoming a more confident communicator. Occurs every Tuesday. Dana Point Community House, 24642 San Juan Ave., Dana Point. 949.280.9777, 3944816.toastmastersclubs.org/.

Dana Harbor Toastmasters
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Fine tune your public speaking skills each Tuesday. Capo Beach Church, 25975 Domingo Ave., Capistrano Beach, 949.492.7181, www.1707.toastmastersclubs.org.

Karaoke with Les and Joel
7 p.m. Every Tuesday at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188.

Wednesday, March 11

Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club
7 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Join members of the volunteer-centered club for breakfast and a meeting each Wednesday at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, www.monarchbeachrotary.com.

Casa Wellness Wednesday: Yoga
9 a.m. Practice multiple yoga traditions. Bring your own mat. Class is suitable for beginners to seasoned practitioners. Admission $5, free for members. Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, 949.498.2139, www.casaromantica.org.

Capt. Dave’s Whale Watching
Times vary. Trips available every day of the week. Get up close to marine life aboard a Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari trip. Prices vary depending on the vessel. Call for more information. 24440 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.488.2828, www.dolphinsafari.com.

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.

Downtown SJC Farmers Market
3 p.m.-6 p.m. Fresh flowers, produce and specialty foods from around 40 vendors in downtown San Juan Capistrano, on the corner of Camino Capistrano and Yorba Street. Occurs every Wednesday. www.farmersmarketsjc.com.

Mission Garden Tours
10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Take a half-hour tour of the Mission’s grounds with the Mission Gardening Angels every Wednesday. Meet at the front gate. Free with paid admission. 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300, www.missionsjc.com.

Cheryl Silverstein at the OC Tavern
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Make your way down to the OC Tavern and enjoy a night of pop, jazz and blues classics performed by San Clemente’s own Cheryl Silverstein. 2369 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.293.1093, www.signingoutloud.net, jazzvocalsbycheryl@ymail.com.

Thursday, March 12

Garden Angels
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Volunteers meet every Thursday in front of the Montanez Adobe at Los Rios Park in San Juan Capistrano to help maintain the garden and more. Bring gloves and wear close-toed shoes. 949.606.6386, www.goinnative.net.

Kids’ Club at DP Library
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Hands-on experiments and activities for kids ages 5-8. Meet in the Community Room. No pre-registration needed. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

San Juan Capistrano State of the City Address
5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. The 2015 State of the City address and dinner with Mayor Derek Reeve will take place at El Adobe de Capistrano. Tickets are $65 or $600 for a table of 10 and can be purchased by visiting www.sanjuanchamber.com/ or calling 949.493.4700. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Reservations are required; the event will sell out in advance. El Adobe de Capistrano, 31891 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1163, www.eladobedecapistrano.com.

Gone Country
8 p.m.-midnight. Country music and dancing every Thursday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

An Evening with Pianist Garrick Ohlsson
6 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Join GRAMMY award-winning pianist Garrick Ohlsson for a night of live music, cocktails, dinner and a live auction at the Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens. Tickets are $165. R.S.V.P. to 949.498.2139 or at www.casaromantica.org. 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente.

Friday, March 13

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.

Mike Hamilton
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Salt Creek Grille each Friday with Mike Hamilton. 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.661.7799, www.saltcreekgrille.com.

DJ and Dancing
9:30 p.m. Dance the night away as the DJ spins the tunes every Friday and Saturday night. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.