April 24, 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



FRI APR 25

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

Topanga Women's Circle Mother's Day Cards will be available for sale at the Farmers Market every Friday before Mother's Day.

UMIGO, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4pm, exploration of mathematical concepts thru games & activities, ages 5 - 8, 310/455-3480. Offered every Friday.

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 APR 26

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.

SUN APR 27

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, x203, community service credit.Same program Sunday, May 11.

Family Nature Walk, Topanga State Park, Trippet Ranch, open to all, led by a naturalist-educator volunteer, meet at parking lot, 10am, parking fee, 2 hrs, offered every Sunday.

Community Earth Action Day sponsored by the Community Club, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 3pm, interactive demos, hands-on workshops, e-waste recycling, lunch available for purchase: bring your own utensils /cup or purchase on site, limited parking, car-pool or walk.

MON APR 28

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

WED APR 30

Professional Development Seminar, comprehensive overview of LAEDC, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6-8pm, $10, 310/455-3480.

THURS MAY 1

Topanga Cub Scouts Pack 24, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 6:30 pm, www.topangacubscouts.org.

FRI MAY 2

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, RSVP 310/455-9389.

SAT MAY 3

Artists Reception for Caryl Lightfoot & Loraine Veeck exhibition “Earth & Water,” Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 2 pm to 5 pm.

SUN MAY 4

Audubon led Bird Walk in Topanga State Park, Trippet Ranch, 8am, 3 hrs, meet near kiosk in parking lot, bring hat, water, snack, binocs & bird books, 310/455-1401, parking fee.

Anam Cara Garden Day, LA Hospice at Anam Cara, 1178 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 3pm, 310/876-4489.

SAT MAY 10

31st Annual Topanga Blues Festival, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am - 4pm, www.socalblues.org for tickets, $40, no tickets at gate.

Speakeasy & Silent Auction, Topanga Mountain School fundraiser, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 5pm, $75, online auction starts bidding May 1, Topangamountainschool.org.

SUN MAY 11

MOMentum Place featuring Topanga’s Lexi Pearl, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 2pm, aerialists, dancers, singers, jugglers & more 310/455-3723 for ticket info.


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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.