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Monday, January 18

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.

Tuesday, January 19

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.

Toddler and Preschool Storytimes
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months and from 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Lunch Local
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Join the San Juan Chamber of Commerce for a networking lunch at Ricardo’s Place, located at 32082 Camino Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano. RSVP to claire@sanjuanchamber.com or call 949.493.4700. For more information, visit www.sanjuanchamber.com.

Winter After School Club
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Winter After School Club series runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. After School Club is for children ages 5 and older. A variety of activities are provided, including stories and crafts. San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida Del Mar, 949.492.3493, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

Leroy
4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.com.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, January 20

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Dream Brother
4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.com.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Wilfax
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, January 21

eReader Open House
9 a.m-10 a.m. Learn how to download free eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks from the San Juan Capistrano Library’s website to your tablet, eReader, computer or smart phone. 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org.

Read to a Dog
3 p.m.-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.

Shawn Jones
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com.

Lightning Train
7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Live music at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188, www.swallowsinn.com.

ShowOff! International Playwriting Festival
8 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse presents seven original 10-minute plays written by seven different directors. Tickets are $18. Shows run through Jan. 24 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

Friday, January 22

Hans & Janine
4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.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.

Ocean Institute Red Hot Jazz Festival
5:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 6 p.m. Jan. 23. The Ocean Institute’s popular jazz fundraising weekend event combines renowned jazz artists with an elegant evening of epicurean dining, cocktails, and live and silent auctions. Featured performers include Rick Braun, Richard Elliot and Louis Price. Since 2003 this event has raised over $1 million to benefit Ocean Institute hands-on, ocean-oriented educational programs. Tickets from $95. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.oijazzfestival.com.

The Four Corners Band
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com

Coco Montoya
8 p.m. Live music at The Coach House featuring Coco Montoya, Johnny Oskam and Four Sue. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.

ShowOff! International Playwriting Festival
8 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse presents seven original 10-minute plays written by seven different directors. Tickets are $18. Shows run through Jan. 24 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

Rodeo Revival
8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Live music at The Swallow’s Inn. 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.3188, www.swallowsinn.com.

Gone Country
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, January 23

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.

Recycling Event at Dana Hills High School
9 a.m.-11 a.m. Residents can drop off plastic bottles and aluminum cans in the school parking lot—near the tennis courts and pool—for students to collect and sort for recycling. Funds collected are distributed by the school’s PTSA for student programs. Collections are held monthly through the school year. Future events will be held Feb. 6, Feb. 20, March 5, March 19, April 2, April 23, May 7 and May 28. Events will be held rain or shine. For more information send an email to president@dhhsptsa.com. Dana Hills High School is located at 33333 Golden Lantern in Dana Point.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Ocean Institute Red Hot Jazz Festival
5:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 6 p.m. Jan. 23. The Ocean Institute’s popular jazz fundraising weekend event combines renowned jazz artists with an elegant evening of epicurean dining, cocktails, and live and silent auctions. Featured performers include Rick Braun, Richard Elliot and Louis Price. Since 2003 this event has raised over $1 million to benefit Ocean Institute hands-on, ocean-oriented educational programs. Tickets from $95. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.oijazzfestival.com.

Dustin Frank & The Traders
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com.

Vanessa Carlton
8 p.m. Live music at The Coach House featuring Vanessa Carlton, Skye Steele and Nilu. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.

ShowOff! International Playwriting Festival
8 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse presents seven original 10-minute plays written by seven different directors. Tickets are $18. Shows run through Jan. 24 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

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

Sunday, January 24

ShowOff! International Playwriting Festival
2 p.m. The Camino Real Playhouse presents the final evening of seven original 10-minute plays written by seven different directors. Tickets are $18. 31776 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.489.8082, www.caminorealplayhouse.org.

Matt Stephans

4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.com.

Ecology Center Community Table Dinner
4 p.m.-7 p.m. The Ecology Center’s Community Table is a unique experience that’s part farm-to-table dinner and part education, where guests can enjoy delicious local food and meet the rancher/farmer and chef who are responsible for making the meal. Chefs Flemming Hansen and Mette Helbaks of Stedsans in Copenhagen, Denmark will be applying their expertise to locally sourced California produce for a truly unique meal. Tickets are $115 for members, $125 for non-members, and can be purchased at www.theecologycenter.org. The Ecology Center, 32701 Alipaz Street, San Juan Capistrano, 949.443.4223.

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.

Burton Cummings
7 p.m. Live music at The Coach House featuring Burton Cummings and The Dinosaurs. Tickets are $35. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.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.

Monday, January 25

Tea Time Book Club
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tea and book chats held on the fourth Monday of the month. Bring your favorite cup for tea. Call the library for a list of featured titles. No registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

PJ Storytime with the Sunshine Readers
7 p.m-8 p.m. Reading event for children off all ages, accompanied by a parent or guardian. Wear your pajamas if you like. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Tuesday, January 26

Tiny Tots: Parent & Me Programs at Ocean Institute
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Jan. 26 marks the start of a six-week series of programs for children ages 2 and 3 and their parents on Tuesdays through March 1. 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. The cost for the entire series is $150 or $30 per single, drop-in class. Register online. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org/parentchild-programs.

Toddler and Preschool Storytimes
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months and from 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Winter After School Club
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Winter After School Club series runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. After School Club is for children ages 5 and older. A variety of activities are provided, including stories and crafts. San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida Del Mar, 949.492.3493, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

Leroy
4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.com.

KnitLit Book Club/Discussion
6 p.m.-7 p.m. The KnitLit Knitting Book Group meets at the San Juan Capistrano Library the last Tuesday of each month to work on knitting projects and have a lively discussion of the club’s latest book. Copies of the book will be available for checkout from the library following the meeting. 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1752, 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 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, January 27

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Dream Brother
4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.com.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Shades Of J
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, January 28

Mission Readers Book Discussion
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Join other readers the fourth Thursday of each month for a lively and informal book discussion. Copies of the book will be available to checkout following the meeting. 31495 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, 949.493.1752, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sjc.

Tween Gaming
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Gaming for kids ages 9-12. Play Wii, Xbox Kinect and traditional board games. No pre-registration needed. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

The Kalama Brothers
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com.

Friday, January 29

Hans & Janine
4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.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.

Gone Country
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

The Fremonts
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com.

Ambrosia
8 p.m. Live music at The Coach House featuring Ambrosia, Detour 91 and Southland. Tickets are $25. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.

Saturday, January 30


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.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Teen Movie at DP Library

2 p.m.-4 p.m. This event is geared toward teens 12 to 17. Call the library for the current movie title. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org/libloc/dana.

Family Style
7 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Live music at Iva Lee’s. 555 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, 949.361.2855, www.ivalees.com.

Marc Seal
8 p.m. Live music at The Coach House featuring Marc Seal and Man from Tuesday. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.

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

Sunday, January 31

Matt Stephans
4 p.m. Live music at Waterman’s Harbor, 34661 Golden Lantern Street, in the Dana Point Harbor, 949.764.3474, www.watermandp.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.

Wanda Jackson
7 p.m. Live music at The Coach House featuring Wanda Jackson, Hot Rod Trio and Dylan Olds. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 5 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.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.

Monday, February 1


Trail Clearing and Weeding
7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Volunteer with The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo to help keep the trails clean and clear weeds. Bring work gloves if you have them. Drinks and snacks provided. Ages 10 and up. The Richard and Donna O’Neil Conservancy, call for directions, 949.489.9778, www.rmvreserve.org.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Teen Advisory Board at DP Library
6 p.m.-7 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.

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.

Tuesday, February 2

Tiny Tots: Parent & Me Programs at Ocean Institute
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. The Ocean Institute hosts a series of programs for children ages 2 and 3 and their parents on Tuesdays through March 1. 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. Register online. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org/parentchild-programs.

Toddler and Preschool Storytimes
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months and from 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Winter After School Club
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Winter After School Club series runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. After School Club is for children ages 5 and older. A variety of activities are provided, including stories and crafts. San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida Del Mar, 949.492.3493, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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,

G Love & Special Sauce
8 p.m. Live music at The Coach House. Tickets range from $30 to $99. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.

Wednesday, February 3

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Read to a Dog
3 p.m.-4 p.m. Children can practice their skills and build confidence reading aloud by sharing favorite tales with certified therapy dogs. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org/libloc/dana.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, February 4

Friday, February 5

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.

Martin Sexton
8 p.m. Live music at The Coach House. Tickets are $25. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.

Gone Country
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, February 6

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.

Dana Point Nature Tour
9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. This 1.5-mile, two-hour docent-led walk explores the ecology and natural history of the Headlands area. Tours occur on the first Saturday of each month. Tour capacity is a maximum of 10 people. RSVP required to wqintern@danapoint.org or 949.248.3527. Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive, Dana Point, www.danapoint.org.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Dokken
8 p.m. Live music at The Coach House featuring Dokken and Striker. Tickets are $30. Doors open at 6 p.m. 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949.496.8930, www.thecoachhouse.com.

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

Sunday, February 7

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.

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.

Monday, February 8

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Teen Time
6 p.m-7 p.m. Teens 12 to 17 years old can enjoy a different activity every week in the Dana Point Library Community Room. This week’s activity will be a Valentine craft. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Tuesday, February 9

Tiny Tots: Parent & Me Programs at Ocean Institute
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. The Ocean Institute hosts a series of programs for children ages 2 and 3 and their parents on Tuesdays through March 1. 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. Register online. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org/parentchild-programs.

Toddler and Preschool Storytimes
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months and from 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Winter After School Club
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Winter After School Club series runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. After School Club is for children ages 5 and older. A variety of activities are provided, including stories and crafts. San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida Del Mar, 949.492.3493, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, February 10

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, February 11

Kids’ Club at DP Library
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Hands-on experiments and activities for kids ages 5 to 8 in the library meeting room. This month make Valentine Slime. No pre-registration needed. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Friday, February 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.

Gone Country
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, February 13

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.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Teen Fandom Party
2 p.m-4 p.m. Teens 12 to 17 get your geek on and celebrate what you love, from “Dr. Who” to “Fruits Basket,” there will be activities for everyone. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

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

Sunday, February 14

Italian Valentine’s Day Dinner
5 p.m.-10 p.m. Experience an “Evening in Florence” at the Vue Restaurant with a four-course romantic Italian dinner with live entertainment. Priced at $105 per person (plus tax and gratuity) the dinner includes one bottle of Chianti per couple. Valet parking $5. Call for reservations (required) and menu information. Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, Vue Restaurant, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, www.lagunacliffs.com, 949.487.7577.

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.

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.

Monday, February 15

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.

Tuesday, February 16

Tiny Tots: Parent & Me Programs at Ocean Institute
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. The Ocean Institute hosts a series of programs for children ages 2 and 3 and their parents on Tuesdays through March 1. 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. Register online. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org/parentchild-programs.

Toddler and Preschool Storytimes
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months and from 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Winter After School Club
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Winter After School Club series runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. After School Club is for children ages 5 and older. A variety of activities are provided, including stories and crafts. San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida Del Mar, 949.492.3493, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, February 17

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, February 18

Tween Scene at DP Library
4 p.m.-5 p.m. Hands-on experiments and activities for kids ages 9-12. This month’s activity fetures science and candy. Meet in the Community Room. No pre-registration needed. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Friday, February 19

American Red Cross Blood Drive
10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be in the library parking lot. Sign up at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code “DPL.” Identification is required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Gone Country

10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, February 20

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.

Pancakes and PJs
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wake up and join Ms. Kasey in her PJs as she reads fun stories and hosts a delicious brunch of pancakes and fruit. Wear your pajamas if you like. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Meet the Author
1 p.m.-2 p.m. Meet local author Sharyn Jaeger who will discuss her debut crime novel, Deadly Climax, a mystery/thriller/romance. Walk-ins welcome. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

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

Sunday, February 21

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.

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.

Monday, February 22

Tea Time Book Club
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tea and book chats held on the fourth Monday of the month. Bring your favorite cup for tea. Call the library for a list of featured titles. No registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Teen Time
6 p.m-7 p.m. Teens 12 to 17 years old can enjoy a different activity every week in the Dana Point Library Community Room. This week’s activity will be playing Rock Band. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Tuesday, February 23

Tiny Tots: Parent & Me Programs at Ocean Institute
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. The Ocean Institute hosts a series of programs for children ages 2 and 3 and their parents on Tuesdays through March 1. 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. Register online. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org/parentchild-programs.

Toddler and Preschool Storytimes
10 a.m-10:30 a.m. Stories for children 18-35 months and from 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for ages 3-5 at the Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Winter After School Club
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Winter After School Club series runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. After School Club is for children ages 5 and older. A variety of activities are provided, including stories and crafts. San Clemente Library, 242 Avenida Del Mar, 949.492.3493, www.ocpl.org/libloc/sc.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, February 24

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, February 25

Friday, February 26

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.

Gone Country

10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, February 27

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.

Special Fairy Tale Storytime
11 a.m.-noon. Stories, songs and activities for children off all ages, accompanied by a parent or guardian. Wear your pajamas if you like. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Dana Point Symphony
7:30 p.m. The Dana Point Symphony Orchestra kicks off its four-concert 2016 season with conductor Dean Anderson and featuring Aya Kiyonaga on violin. Program includes Grieg’s “Two Elgiac Melodies,” Bedřich Smetana’s “Má Vlast Moldau” and Brahms’ “Violin Concerto” and “Hungarian Dances.” 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.

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

Sunday, February 28

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.

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.

Monday, February 29

Homework Help at the DP Library
3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Free homework assistance for kindergarten through eighth-grade students by high school volunteers. Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.org.

PJ Storytime with the Sunshine Readers
7 p.m-8 p.m. Reading event for children off all ages, accompanied by a parent or guardian. Wear your pajamas if you like. No pre-registration required. Dana Point Library, 33841 Niguel Road, Dana Point, 949.496.5517, www.ocpl.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.

Tuesday, March 1

Tiny Tots: Parent & Me Programs at Ocean Institute
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m. The Ocean Institute hosts a class 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. Register online. Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, 949.496.2274, www.ocean-institute.org/parentchild-programs.

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.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, March 2

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, March 3

Friday, March 4

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.

Gone Country
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, March 5

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.

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

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Sunday, 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.

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.

Monday, March 7

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.

Tuesday, March 8

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.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, March 9

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, March 10

Friday, March 11

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.

Gone Country

10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, March 12

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.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

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

Sunday, 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.

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.

Monday, March 14

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.

Tuesday, March 15

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.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, March 16

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, March 17

Friday, March 18

Mummies of the World Exhibit

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition debuts with more than 150 artifacts, real human and animal mummies from across the globe—the largest collection of mummies ever assembled. The exhibit runs through Sept. 5. More information about the exhibit can be found at www.mummiesoftheworld.com. Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, 714.567.3600, www.bowers.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.

Gone Country
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Country music and dancing every Friday at the Point Restaurant. 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Saturday, March 19

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.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

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

Sunday, March 20

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.

Monday, March 21

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.

Tuesday, March 22

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.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, March 23

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, March 24

Mummies of the World Exhibit

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition includes more than 150 artifacts, real human and animal mummies from across the globe—the largest collection of mummies ever assembled. The exhibit runs through Sept. 5. More information about the exhibit can be found at www.mummiesoftheworld.com. Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, 714.567.3600, www.bowers.org.

Friday, March 25

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.

Saturday, March 26

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.

Painting and Vino
Noon-3 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Sunday, March 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.

Monday, March 28

Mummies of the World Exhibit
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition includes more than 150 artifacts, real human and animal mummies from across the globe—the largest collection of mummies ever assembled. The exhibit runs through Sept. 5. More information about the exhibit can be found at www.mummiesoftheworld.com. Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, 714.567.3600, www.bowers.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.

Tuesday, March 29

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.

Taco Tuesdays at Sunsets
4 p.m. Tacos for $2 and $3, $5 margaritas and tequila and $4 Mexican beers 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.

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, March 30

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.

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Painting and Vino
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sip wine while participating in a step-by-step painting class taught by a professional artist. All supplies provided. $45. Register online at www.paintingandvino.com. StillWater Spirits & Sounds, 24701 Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point, 949.661.6003, www.danapointstillwater.com.

Locals Night at The Point
Open to close. Locals get a 20 percent food discount on Wednesdays. Ask server for details. The Point Restaurant, 34085 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, 949.464.5700, www.thepointrestaurantandbar.com.

Thursday, March 31

Mummies of the World Exhibit
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition includes more than 150 artifacts, real human and animal mummies from across the globe—the largest collection of mummies ever assembled. The exhibit runs through Sept. 5. More information about the exhibit can be found at www.mummiesoftheworld.com. Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, 714.567.3600, www.bowers.org.

Friday, April 1
Saturday, April 2
Sunday, April 3
Monday, April 4
Tuesday, April 5

Wednesday, April 6

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Thursday, April 7
Friday, April 8
Saturday, April 9
Sunday, April 10
Monday, April 11
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Wednesday, April 13

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Thursday, April 14
Friday, April 15

Saturday, April 16

Dana Point Symphony
7:30 p.m. The Dana Point Symphony Orchestra presents event No. 2 of its four-concert 2016 season with conductor Dean Anderson and featuring Francisco Fullana on violin. Program includes Saint-Saens’ “Introduction Rondo Capriccioso,” Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite,” and Saint-Saens’ “Carnival of the Animals.” 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, April 17
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Saturday, May 7

Dana Point Symphony
7:30 p.m. The Dana Point Symphony Orchestra presents event No. 3 of its four-concert 2016 season with conductor Dean Anderson and featuring Regulo Martinez on piano. Program includes Elgar, “String Serenade,” Mozart, “Piano Concerto d minor” and Mozart, “Symphony 40 K 550.” 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, May 8
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Saturday, May 28
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Wednesday, June 1

Joy of Living Bible Study
9:15 a.m.-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.

Saturday, June 11

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.