July 29, 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 JUL 16

Caribbean Drumming Camp, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9:30 - 11am, $25 drop-in fee, drums provided, open to any age, under 7 must be with an adult, 424/272-1277 or www.CaribbeanDrumCircle.com. Offered most Tuesdays & Thursdays thru August 6. No class July 23 & 30.

FRI JUL 17

Certified Farmers' Market, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9am - 1pm, topangafarmersmarket@gmail.com. No Farmers Market next 2 Fridays due to Reggae & Film Fests.

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

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 JUL 18

"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 JUL 19

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

Summer Show Artists’ Reception, Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, Ste 109, 4 – 7pm. Show features work of over 30 artists, many mediums, begins Wednesday, July 15 & continues thru August 9, www.topangacanyongallery.com for gallery hours.

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

MON JUL 20

TCC Kids Club, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:30am - 12:30pm, games, crafts, surprises. No class next 2 Mondays.

TUES JUL 21

Caribbean Drumming Camp, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9:30 - 11am, $25 drop-in fee, drums provided, open to any age, under 7 must be with an adult, 424/272-1277 or www.CaribbeanDrumCircle.com. No class July 23 & July 30. Class will meet on Tuesdays, July 28 (Ballfield) & August 4 (CH) and on Thursday, August 6 (CH).

Teen DIY Tangle Free - Embroidery Wrap Your Headphones, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4 - 5pm, bring headphones, ages 10 - 18, 310/455-3480, sponsored by FTL.

Learn Quickbooks Online with RuthMultitasks, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6 - 8pm, 310/455-3480.

WED JUL 22

Magic Show with David Skale, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3 - 4pm, 310/455-3480, all ages.

THURS JUL 23

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," dinner & show, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

FRI JUL 24

FARMERS MARKET CANCELLED today and next Friday due to Reggae & Film Fest prep.

SAT JUL 25

Reggae on the Mountain, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:30am - 7pm, $40, 12 yrs & younger free, no glass, no outside alcohol, www.reggaeonthemountain.org.

Family Fun Day, The Legends of King Arthur, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am, $9, under 2 yrs free, www.theatricum.com.

SUN JUL 26

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.

More Reggae on the Mountain, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:30am - 7pm, $40, 12 yrs & younger free, no glass, no outside alcohol, www.reggaeonthemountain.org.

TUES JUL 28

Trippet Ranch to Eagle Rock via Musch, 5 mile, 700' gain Sierra Club hike, bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen, 8am, 3hrs, 818/889-9924.

Nifty Balloon Show, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3 - 4pm, all ages, sponsored by FTL, 310/455-3480.

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

THURS JUL 30

FILM FEST: topangafilmfestival.com.

Parker Mesa Overlook, 6 mile, 1300'gain, 4 hr Sierra Club hike, meet Waveview/Colina/Entrada intersection, bring lots of water, snacks, lugsoles, hat, etc, rain cancels, 818/981-4799.

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

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

FRI JUL 31

FILM FEST info: topangafilmfestival.com.

Off the Grid Comedy Improv, Theatricum Botanicum, S Mark Taper pavilion, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, more info: www.theatricum.com.

SAT AUG 1

FILM FEST info: topangafilmfestival.com.

SUN AUG 2

FILM FEST info: topangafilmfestival.com.

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

Family Fun Day, Heidi Swedberg, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am, $9, under 2 yrs free, www.theatricum.com.


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