May 24, 2016

Dateline - By Lee Kelly


The most comprehensive, widely-read, and up-to-date listing of scheduled events in and around the Canyon


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Topanga Events



THURS MAY 19

Miss Alice Dance Class, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, ages 6 - 8 from 2 - 2:50pm, ages 3-5 from 3 - 3:45pm, dancewithmissalice.com.

Spanish Conversation Thursdays, practice with other intermediate & advanced speakers, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, adults, 5pm, 310/455-3480.

Boy Scouts Webelo Den, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6:30 - 7:30pm, greg@barleyforge.com.

FRI MAY 20

Certified Farmers' Market, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9am - 1pm, topangafarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Knitting Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 12 noon, adults only, all levels welcome, free, karen.dannenbaum@gmail.com for questions on what to bring.

Friday Vigils for Peace, Pine Tree Circle, 120 S Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4:30 - 5:30pm, optional social at Abuelitas afterward, debbieinla@outlook.com.

SAT MAY 21

Lower Topanga Park Restoration, bring hat, water, snack & wear sturdy shoes, 818/591-1701,x203, 9am, community service credit, 818/591-1701,x203 for details.

Help disadvantaged families and vets. Bring new or like new household items, books & stuffed toys to Topanga Women's Circle bin, Pine Tree Circle (near Canyon Gourmet), 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9 - 10:30am, Saturdays except for high heat, rain or holidays. Please, no clothing. Don't leave items unless a volunteer is there to assist you, www.topangawomenscircle.org.

Living, Traveling & Eating Your Way Through Vietnam, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 2pm, 310/455-3480. Sponsored by FTL.

SUN MAY 22

Topanga State Park, 2hr moderate family nature walk with a docent, meet Trippet Ranch parking lot bulletin board, 10am. Offered every Sunday thru June 30. Topanga State Park Visitor Center, Trippet Ranch, open 10am - 3pm.

Dave's 70th Birthday Memorial Gathering in memory of Dave Lichten, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3 - 6pm, bring a dish to share & musical instrument if you play.

MON MAY 23

TCC Kids Club, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:30am - 12:30pm, games, crafts, surprises.

Topanga Ukesters, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 12noon - 1:15pm, melaniekareemdance@gmail.com, meets most Mondays.

TUES MAY 24

NAMI Support Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6 - 7:30. Meets every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month.

WED MAY 25

Parent/Child Workshop, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, family program, 10:30 - 11:30am, 310/455-3480.

Social Media Seminar: Building a Following on Facebook, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480.

Chamber Evening Mixer, Pet Resort Owner's home, 1776 Old Topanga Cyn Rd, 6 - 8pm, 310/455-WOOF.

THURS MAY 26

Topanga State Park Hike, Trippet Ranch, Musch Trail, Eagle Rock Loop Sierra Club hike, moderately paced, 7 miles, 1200' gain, bring 2qts H2O, lunch, lugsholes, hat, etc. 8am, parking fee, 818/981-4799.

FRI MAY 27

Memorial in honor of Karin Woodward, Self Realization Lake Shrine Temple, 17190 Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, 11am, all are welcome.

WED JUN 1

Topanga Authors Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, local writers.

THURS JUN 2

Topanga Cub Scouts Pack 24, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 6:30 pm, 310/455-1980.

FRI JUN 3

TPA Documentary Night, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 7:15pm snack, 7:30 film, $10 donation requested, bring potluck cheese/veggies, no alcohol, for info email DebbieinLA@outlook.com.

SAT JUN 4

"Romeo & Juliet" opens, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, www.theatricum.com for into & future showings.

SUN JUN 5

Audubon Bird Walk, Topanga State Park, bring binocs, hat, water, snack, etc., 2.5hrs, 8am, 310/455-1401.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings


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Editor's note: If you have an item for consideration in the Dateline, please submit it by the deadline shown above. It is Messenger policy to list items of public interest which are free or which benefit a non-profit organization. Humanitarian benefits will also be considered. Private business events are listed on a one time basis if they are "one of a kind," low in cost, and space allows. Some ongoing events of high interest to the community will be listed continually at the discretion of the editor. To be certain that your event receives coverage in the paper you are advised to take out an ad.