October 22, 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 OCT 10

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

Toddler Storytime, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:15am, 310/455-3480, offered every Wednesday & 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 OCT 11

Saddle Peak Invasive Plant Removal, 5 hr SMM Trail Council program, 8:30am, reservations necessary, 818/406-1269.

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.

Russian Literature Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am, interested adults welcome, pick-up this months reads at the library, 310/455-3480.

SUN OCT 12

Twenty Years Wild, Nature of Wildworks Annual Benefit, private home in Pacific Palisades, furry/feathered friends, silent auction, holiday gifts & more, 4 - 8pm, $85, 310/455-0550.

MON OCT 13

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

TUES OCT 14

New LoveBug & Me Series, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, ages 0 - 5yrs, 10am & 11am, open to members of the TCC, fee, www.LOVEBUG and ME.com.

Teen Book Exchange, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, teen area, anytime, fun prizes, ages 12 - 18, 310/455-3480. Continues thru Saturday, October 18.

THURS OCT 16

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

SAT OCT 18

Inara George Presents: A Concert Tribute to William Shakespeare, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6pm $35, www.theatricum.com.

27 Unplugged, Froggy's, 1105 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6 - 10pm, music, food, drink & fun, $5 cover at the door.

SUN OCT 19

Fresh Focus 2014, City Arts Fundraiser, Old Stagecoach Ranch, 1108 Old Topanga Cyn Rd, www.freshfocus2014.evenbrite.com.

MON OCT 20

Block Party, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, new block building theme each time, 4pm, ages 1 - 12, sponsored by FTL, 310/455-3480.

TUES OCT 21

Halloween Follies, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4pm, spooky stories & more, all ages, 310/455-3480.

Book Club, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7 pm, 310/455-3480, adults. Read or be reading Bill Bryson's travelogue "A Walk in the Woods."

WED OCT 22

Poetry Read-Around, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, share with group by reading one or two of your favorite poems, adults & teens.

FRI OCT 24

Talent Show auditions, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4:30 - 6:30, all ages, most categories, for info & to sign up: TYS@TOPANGAYOUTHSERVICES.ORG.. Show will take place on Saturday,

November 22.

SAT OCT 25

Topanga Elementary Halloween Carnival, 22075 School Rd, 4:30 - 8:30pm, $10 & $6.

SUN OCT 26

Topanga Folk Festival, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, Anam Cara fundraiser, 11am - 6pm, $20.


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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.