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Be Our Guest: Special Events, Dinners and More this Month at the Village

New Resident Artwork on Display at the Community Center 

A new installation of paintings by Resident artists now graces the walls of the Village Community Center. Art aficionados can stop by to view nearly 60 individual artworks adorning the walls of the lobby, first floor halls, Recreation office, meeting rooms and the Village Television office on the third floor.

Coordinated by Laguna Woods Art Association President Kris DeYoung, this annual community exhibit showcases vivid scenes and portraits, as well as floral and abstract designs using oil, acrylic, pastel and pencil mediums. 

Timeless Melodies: Ladies of Song

On Tuesday, June 4, in the Clubhouse 2 Sequoia Ballroom from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., enjoy this event that assembles some of the most successful female vocalists of the big-band era. Music historian Larry Maurer traces the roots of many of the greats, including Doris Day, Billie Holiday, Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald, Kate Smith, Mary Martin, Lena Horne, Peggy Lee and many others. Tickets for $5 are on sale now in the Clubhouse 1 office. For more information, call 949-597-4286.


Wednesday, June 5, Clubhouse 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. Attendees who wish to receive a CPR certification card can pay $25 by cash or check on the day of class. Attendees also must RSVP by calling 949-268-2356 or emailing

Mediterranean Buffet

On Wednesday, June 5, at the Clubhouse 1 Main Lounge, enjoy a Mediterranean feast catered by Jolanda that includes Greek salad with dressing on the side, tabbouleh salad, Mediterranean chicken with apricots and raisins, lamb kofta with tzatziki sauce, couscous with green onions, eggplant kuku (vegetarian frittata), pita bread, hummus and upside-down berry cake. The clubhouse will provide glasses for those who bring their own wine. Tickets for $18 are on sale at the Clubhouse 1 office. Doors open at 5 p.m.; buffet begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 949-597-4281 or email

Black Market Trust

On Thursday, June 6, on the Clubhouse 1 Patio, Black Market Trust jazz band performs. This Los Angeles-based five-member group features the Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy sound of acoustic instruments and infuses classics from the Great American Songbook, with intricate vocal harmonies inspired by The Beach Boys and other influential artists. Tickets for $10 are sale now at the Clubhouse 1 office. Seating is first come, first served. Guests must be accompanied by a Resident. Hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken and sodas sold by Martinez Catering. Picnics welcome. Tables/chairs provided. Transportation available by reservation only by calling 949-597-4659 between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 949-597-4281 or email

Learn about Medicare Costs, Related Topics at HICAP, Social Services Event 

For Residents who need help with Medicare costs, the Laguna Woods Village Social Services Department and the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) will co-host an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 29, in Clubhouse 7. 

HICAP counselors can help attendees apply for programs to save money through prescription drug plan premiums and co-payments, as well as Medicare Part B premiums, co-payments and co-insurance. Counselors can also help Residents compare health and drug plans and costs, and explaion how benefits coordinate with other health coverage. 

For appointments regarding assistance with prescription drug-related costs, attendees should bring their Medicare card and other health insurance plan cards, as well as medication bottles or a list of medications (include name, dosage and frequency). 

For assistance with other programs, attendees should bring proof of income (bank statements, SSA benefit award letter, last pay stub, tax return), proof of resources (bank statements, life insurance policy, vehicle registration), proof of identity (Social Security card, California ID/driver’s license or passport) and proof of expenses (Medicare premiums and other medical plan premiums). 

HICAP does not sell, recommend or endorse any insurance products. The program’s counselors provide free assistance with Medicare-related topics. 

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 714-560-0424.


Unless otherwise stated, all meetings, events and amenities are for the use of Laguna Woods Village residents and their authorized guests only.