June 30, 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 JUN 18

Caribbean Drumming Camp, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9 - 11am, $25 drop-in fee, 424/272-1277. Offered Tuesdays & Thursdays thru July 2.

FRI JUN 19

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

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 JUN 20

Please help disadvantaged families and veterans, bring 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. Please do not leave items without a TWC volunteer to assist you, www.topangawomenscircle.org.

"As You Like It," Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

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

SUN JUN 21

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, x2, community service credit.

Topanga State Park, 2hr moderate family nature walk with a docent, meet Trippet Ranch parking lot, 10am.

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

Associates Show, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Pine Tree Circle, 120 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Ste 109, 3 - 6pm, www.topangacanyongallery.com.

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

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

MON JUN 22

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

TUES JUN 23

Love Bug & Me, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9:30am & 10:30am.

Upcycled Clock Making for Teens, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4pm, materials provided, ages 12 - 18, 310/455-3480.

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

WED JUN 24

Bubblemania! Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3pm, all ages, 310/455-3480.

SAT JUN 27

Author Elizabeth Pilar Talks on her chronicle: A Blue Moon in China, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 2pm, Q&A follows, 310/455-3480.

SUN JUN 28

Topanga State Park, Stories & Songs of the Elfin Forest, 2 hr family walk with a docent, meet Trippet Ranch parking lot, 10am.

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

WED JUL 1

Board Game Day, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, sponsored by FTL, games supplied by library or bring your own, all ages, 3 - 5pm, 310/455-3480.

Topanga Authors Group, Expanding the Boundaries of Story presented by Urs Baur, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, local writers.

THURS JUL 2

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

FRI JUL 3

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 JUL 4

4th of July Barn Dance, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd,11am - 5pm, games for kids & adults, BBQ, beverages & music, barn dancing from 1 - 3pm, www.theatricum.com for tickets.

SUN JUL 5

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


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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.