May 1, 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 APR 21

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.

Teen Art Thursdays, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, ages 13 - 18, 4pm, 310/455-3480.

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 APR 22

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 APR 23

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.

Professional Development Seminar, "The Behavior Matrix: Communicating for Success," workshop led by Liz Granite of Royer Studios, Topanga Library 122, N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 1 - 3pm, lizgranite@gmail.com.

SUN APR 24

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.

MON APR 25

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 APR 26

Kids Art Activity, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, ages 5 - 12, 3pm, 310/455-3480.

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

WED APR 27

Dave Lynch Lecture: Color & Light in Nature, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, sponsored by FTL.

FRI APR 29

TCC Square Dance, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30 - 10pm, $20, $10, $5, under 5yrs free, Rattlesnake Rustlers & caller Susan Michaels. No experience necessary. Well-behaved kids are welcome.

WED MAY 4

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

THURS MAY 5

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

FRI MAY 6

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 MAY 7

33rd Annual Topanga Blues Festival, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am - 4pm, most tickets sold out, reservations necessary, scbsevents.org.

SUN MAY 8

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

Lexi Pearl's MOM-entum Place, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, brunch at 12 noon, $30 +tax, Performance 2pm, $30, 310/455-2322.


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


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.