Briefing RSM Thru Dec. 22: Worthwhile Events This Week

A look at local activities and opportunities that could be of interest to Rancho Santa Margarita-area residents.

By Martin Henderson

A look at what's going down and coming up for Rancho Santa Margarita and residents of the surrounding area. 

• UFC Gym's holiday toy drive continues through Saturday, when the local fire department will pick the unwrapped donated goodies for underprivileged children. There's a raffle ticket for UFC gear in it for you for each donated toy. Click here for more details.

• Is attention deficit disorder a part of your life. The first holiday social for Orange County CHADD—Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders—is today (Monday) in Orange. Click here for more details

• There's a special meeting of the planning commission on Thursday to discuss the mostly vacant Nissan Auto Dealership site. The agenda has not been posted yet on the city's website.

• Want to help the Orange County Transportation Authority get a handle on traffic and concerns? Take the online questionnaire on the OCTA website.

• Looking for musical entertainment this week and want to make a run to the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, you can catch Gary Ho Ho Hoey ($20) on Friday, or Berlin featuring Terri Nunn ($25) on Saturday. Obviously, it's a show that will take your breath away, right? 

• It has been pretty chilly lately, but the forecast calls for snow at Saddleback Church following Christmas services Saturday through Dec. 24 on the Lake Forest campus. Check here to find out about the Snow Zone and other activities leading up to Christmas. 

• The high school football season comes to a close on Saturday when Corona del Mar plays for the Division III State Bowl Championship, and St. John Bosco plays for the Open Bowl Championship. CdM begins at noon, and Bosco takes on powerful Concord De La Salle at 8 p.m. at the StubHub Center, which was previously the Home Depot Center, in Carson.


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