Head's Up Thru Feb. 3: Events This Week in Lake Forest

A look at local activities and opportunities that could be of interest to Lake Forest-area residents.

By Martin Henderson

A look at what's going down and coming up for Lake Forest and residents of the surrounding area.

• Monday is designated by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in 1945 and honors the victims of the Nazi era.

• Thinking of sending your child to preschool? The Foothill Ranch Library is site of an information night on Monday, 5:30 p.m. Click here for details.

• Tuesday is the meeting of the Saddleback Valley Toastmasters at Carrow's Restaurant in Laguna Hills. Click here for more details.

• If clutter plays too big a role in your life, you'll want to pay special attention to hear "clutterologist" Penny Lambright speak at the Rancho Santa Margarita Library on Wednesday, 7 p.m. Click here for details.

• Breakfast is part of the Mission Hills Preview on Thursday. You'll need to RSVP for this event to learn the difference between Mission Hills Christian School and some of the other options available. Click here for details.

• There is no shortage of baseball talent in the area, and the Lake Forest Little League sponsorship drive is under way. 

• Speaking of baseball, the El Toro High Alumni Game will be played Saturday. Click here for more details

• Attention husbands, boyfriends and significant others: Valentine’s Day is just three weeks away. Now is a good time to think about gifts and make restaurant reservations. Don’t say you weren’t told!

• Orange County can be a very predictable place, but the Segerstrom Center for the Arts has an antidote in the annual Off-Center Festival. There’s a still a week left to sample innovative entertainment, DJs and food trucks.

• If you're looking for musical entertainment in South O.C., this week The Coach House features Eagles tribute band Desperado ($15) on Friday, Dokken ($30) on Saturday, and on Feb. 4 the O.C. Music Awards. 

• There's no City business taking place this week, but on Feb. 3, there will be a meeting of the 4th of July Parade Committee, beginning at 6 p.m. Click here for more information

Got an event? Place it in the Events Calendar on Patch, and use the Announcements to let everyone know about it. Please don't use all capital letters.


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