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The Southern California Astrological Network [SCAN] is Orange County 's premier group of astrologers who meet to discuss a variety of topics using astrological concepts and techniques.

Celebrating 30 years of dedication to astrology, the SCAN Board has worked to provide a central point where members and guests can assemble to share and learn in-depth perspectives using astrology to formulate, review and forecast events, and to receive insight that may be relevant to our own chart and those of our clients.

Dinner meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month, with notable speakers lecturing on astrological topics. Meetings are centrally located at Polly's Pies in Laguna Hills, Orange County.

If you're interested in being part of our wonderful group contact Laura Rose DesJardins at


SCAN is a non-profit group.

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“Madame Rosa is Back” AKA…Laura DesJardins

Polly's Bakery Cafe

We are back in business at Polly’s Pies on the 3rd Wednesday finally …yippee…☉♏︎-☾♉︎
(Not- an online event)

Once a year Madame Rosa aka Laura DesJardins comes all the way from the Far East to do consultations for the SCAN Group. She is Known for her gift of gab and is considered quite entertaining. We all look forward to seeing her again as she has now become a regular. She comes with full regalia and loves doing the readings for each of the SCAN members so be sure and contact Laura at[masked] to give her your birth data in advance of the SCAN meeting.

Laura Rose DesJardins

Laura has been a professional Astrologer for the past 40 + years. She is a nationwide, multi-media personality, having been interviewed by CBS Radio, The NBC's "Today Show" and she has had articles in "People Magazine," "Orange Coast Magazine," the "Orange County Register" as well as three feature articles in the "Los Angeles Times Business Section." Laura has held "Staff Astrologer", positions at various radio stations and national magazine publications, and was a lecturer consultant to the exclusive "Golden Door Resort & Spa." Laura has also lectured with the Norwegian Cruise Lines, Princess Cruise lines and the Celebrity Cruise Lines. In addition, she is the author of "Midpoint Keys," which was made into a report writer by Matrix Software. She was interviewed by the Learning and Discovery Channel on a show called "Prophecies The Millennium and Prophecies of Nostradamus, She presently is the director of Southern California Astrological Network, which she founded in 1986 and was the former director of the Michigan Astrological Association. Laura more recently spoke at an Astrology Conferences in Belgrade Serbia as well as Istanbul Turkey and Kolkata, India and the Sedona Vedic Conference . For more information contact Laura at [masked]) and or at [masked], Laura DesJardins.com.

Christmas Party 2021

Laguna Woods Village, Clubhouse #2, Main Lounge

Once a year SCAN has a Christmas/ Holiday Party and this year it will be held at the 19th Hole Restaurant within Laguna Woods. We will be having speakers giving the year ahead from their perspective and each one has a specialty, so it’s always fascinating to hear what they have to say.
The dinner will be served by the restaurant, buffet style and it’s an absolutely phenomenally beautiful environment to be in for the holiday season. We really look forward to you being part of this event. Remember to sign up early and pay in advance as Laura will have to get gate clearance for each attendee.

$35 for your Dinner including Entrée coffee and dessert…(Cash Bar) You can make payment via PayPal and or Venmo and or Zelle. You can also send a check to Laura DesJardins in care of SCAN.
For more info contact Laura at[masked]

Where is it? By Elena Lumen, PhD

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Where is it? Horary astrology for finding missing items or people

Looking for missing items or people is one of the most complex but rewarding and practical uses of horary astrology. In this meetup, Elena will present Horary techniques for looking for the missing items and people, as well as a few case studies. This class is best suited for people having a basic understanding of astrology. No prior horary experience is required but would be helpful to master this material.

How to participate:
The charge for the lecture is $10.00 for members and $15.00 for non members. Payment options are:

1. Using BillPay through your bank, or regular check made out to SCAN and mailed to Laura DesJardins, 777 Via Los Altos Unit O, Laguna Woods, CA[masked]. Using Zelle to [masked] (if your bank does not have this feature, you can find the stand-alone app here: https://www.zellepay.com/go/zelle)
3. Using PayPal to [masked] (US residents: please select the option "SEND MONEY TO A FRIEND", and not Pay For Services)
4. Using Venmo to [masked]

Elena Lumen, Phd, is a traditional astrologer, retired psychologist, and a holistic coach with a busy online consulting practice. She specializes in traditional western astrology. In 2013, Elena received STA DiplH certificate in horary astrology. She provides consultations to a broad international clientele, and is currently faculty at the International Academy of Astrology, where she teaches, horary, electional, and practice classes. Elena is a frequent speaker at conferences and online events, and currently runs multiple practice groups. In 2011, she completed her dissertation on the value of astrology for meaning finding. Connect with Elena via her website https://www.illuminatingastrology.com, or on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/elena-lumen-horary-astrology-master-class/

Georgia Stathis Topic To be Announced

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Topic to be Announced later

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Venus-Neptune by Dr. Glenn Perry

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