September 1, 2015

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 AUG 27

Off the Grid, S Mark Taper Foundation Youth Pavilion, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, www.theatricum.com.

FRI AUG 28

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

Adult Knitting Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 12 noon, free.

Please help disadvantaged families and veterans, bring items to the Topanga Women's Circle bin, Pine Tree Circle (opposite Canyon Gourmet), 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9 - 10:30am. Bin is open every Saturday except during high heat, rain or holidays. Please do not leave items without a TWC volunteer to assist you, www.topangawomenscircle.org.

Friday Vigils for Peace, Pine Tree Circle, 120

S Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4:30 - 5:30pm, optional social at Abuelitas afterward, debbieinla@outlook.com.

"Green Grow the Lilacs," Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, dinner & show, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

SAT AUG 29

Personal Safety Workshop presented by Children's Rescue Alliance, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 2 pm, for ages 4 - 10yrs with their parents & caregivers, 310/455-3480.

"As You Like It," Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 3:30pm, www.theatricum.com for details and future showings.

"Green Grow the Lilacs," Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

SUN AUG 30

Family Fun Day, David Tobocman, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:30am, price varies, under 2 yrs free, www.theatricum.com.

Botanicum Seedlings: A Development Series for Playwrights, "Hath Taken Away" by Jacob Juntunen, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 11am, free, 310/455-3723.

"To Kill A Mockingbird," Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

"An Introduction to the Birds of Topanga: Their Habits, Habitats & Calls" presented by botany professor Doug Allan, Visitor Center, Topanga State Park, 4pm. This Topanga Docent program will be followed at 5:30 by a slide show on the Santa Monica Mountains & short Nature Trail walk.

"August: Osage County," Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

MON AUG 31

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

Topanga Ukesters & Sing-along with Malanie Kareem, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 1pm, all ages, bring uke if you have one, 310/455-3480.

WED SEP 2

Toddler Storytime, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am, playtime follows, 310/455-3480, every Wednesday.

Topanga Authors Group, "Self-publishing Round Table," Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, local writers.

THURS SEP 3

Roots Americana, country, bluegrass, funk & gospel, Under the Oaks, S Mark Taper Foundation Youth Pavilion, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, www.theatricum.com.

FRI SEP 4

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

SUN SEP 6

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

MON SEP 7

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," special Labor Day performance, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

TUES SEP 8

Hondo Cyn - Fossil Ridge via Backbone, Sierra Club moderate 8 mile roundtrip, 2000' gain hike, lunch on Fossil Ridge, meet 8:30am at Old Topanga Cyn Rd 1/2 mile from Topanga Cyn Blvd, bring water, lunch, lugsoles, 5 hrs, 310/450-4102.

WED SEP 9

Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Mixer, Inn of the 7th Ray, 128 Old Topanga Cyn Rd, 8am, 310/455-0790.

THURS SEP 10

A Night under the Stars with Arlan Oscar Schierbaum & Friends, retro soul-pop-jazz music, S Mark Taper Foundation Youth Pavilion, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, www.theatricum.com.

FRI SEP 11

Talent Show Auditions, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, all ages, 5 - 7pm.

SUN SEP 13

Family Fun Day, Evo Bluestein, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:30am, price varies, under 2 yrs free, www.theatricum.com.


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