August 27, 2014

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 14

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, ages 12 - 18, volunteer credit for input & more, 3:30pm, 310/455-3480.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 8pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

FRI AUG 15

Certified Farmers' Market, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9am - 1pm, topangafarmersmarket@gmail.com, open every Friday. Community organizations on hand for info.

Friday Vigils for Peace, Pine Tree Circle, 120

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

Much Ado About Nothing, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 8pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

SAT AUG 16

Help Homeless Families in Transition, donate non-perishable food 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, www.topangawomenscircle.org.

Family Funday Kid Show, Aesop's Fables, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 11am, price varies, under 2 yrs free, 310/455-3723.

Much Ado About Nothing, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 8pm, www.theatricum.com for details and future showings.

SUN AUG 17

Alls Well That Ends Well, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, www.theatricum.com.

Lear, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 7:30pm, www.theatricum.com for details and future showings.

MON AUG 18

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

TUES AUG 19

Book Club for Adults, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, discussion of "Absurdistan" by Gary Shteyngart, 7pm, 310/455-3480.

WED AUG 20

Toddler Storytime, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:15am, 310/455-3480, offered every Wednesday & Friday.

THURS AUG 21

Teen Art: Vase Painting, Topanga Library 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, 310/455-3480, ages 12 - 18.

Wordpress Meetup, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6:30pm, 310/455-3480.

SAT AUG 23

Fiddle & Griddle, Family Campout on the Ball Field, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, pitch your tent/play games, bring something to grill, $35 per family of 6 or less. Cowboy breakfast on Sunday, $5 plate, 310/455-1980.

SUN AUG 24

Lower Topanga Creek Restoration, plant, water & weed creek-side vegetation, 3.5 hour MRT/CNPS/TP program, bring water, snack, wear sturdy shoes, 8:30am., reservations necessary, 818/591-1701, x202, community service credit.

Family Funday Kid Show, Randy Kaplan, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 10:30am, price varies, under 2 yrs free, 310/455-3723.

Botanicum Seedlings, development series for playwrights, belly wild, sharon rich by Paul Hufker, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am, free, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

Topanga Symphony Concert, Community House, 1440 Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, free, come early, limited parking.

TUES AUG 26

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

THURS AUG 28

Block Party, build with blocks, new theme each month, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4pm, 310/455-3480, ages 1 - 12yrs, sponsored by FTL.

FRI AUG 29

Laughter Yoga presented by Hilary Licht of Peace Tree Healing, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7 - 8pm, adults down to 12 yrs, peacetreehealing@gmail.com, donation asked for.

Off the Grid Comedy Improv, Theatricum Botanicum, S Mark Taper pavilion, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 8pm, more info: www.theatricum.com.

SAT AUG 30

TYS International Man of Mystery Dance Party, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7 - 10pm, $10, classy attire, photo booth, tys@topangayouthservices.org.

SUN AUG 31

Botanicum Seedlings, development series for playwrights, Jew Kamp by Stephanie Swirsky, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am, free, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.


Civic Agenda   •   Topanga Events   •  Canyon Sages   •  Faith Gatherings   •  On the Town   •  Announcements


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