May 27, 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 MAY 21

Teen Art Activity: DIY Bath Bombs, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, ages 12 - 18, 3:30 - 4:30pm, sponsored by FTL, 310/455-3480.

FRI MAY 22

Certified Farmers' Market canceled for today due to Topanga Days Fair. Back next Friday, Community House, 9am - 1pm.

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 MAY 23

Topanga Days Country Fair opens, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, $25, $15, under 5 yrs free, 10am - 7pm, music, food, kids activities, booths & more, www.topangadays.com.

The Topanga Women's Circle bin at Pine Tree Circle will be closed today due to the holiday weekend. Back next Saturday.

SUN MAY 24

Topanga Days Cowboy Breakfast in memory of Cary Gepner, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 8:15am, $7, tickets to T-Days available.

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.

Topanga Days Country Fair continues, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, $25, $15, under 5 yrs free, 10am - 7pm, music, food, kids activities, booths & more, www.topangadays.com.

Topanga State Park, stories & songs of the elfin forest, 2 hr family walk with a naturalist, meet Trippet Ranch parking lot, 10am, parking fee.

MON MAY 25

Memorial Parade starts from Pine Tree Circle at 8:30am & proceeds to Community House. Applications and info available at www.topangadays.com.

TCC Kids Club canceled due to Topanga Days. Back on June 1, Community House, 10:30am - 12:30pm, games, crafts, surprises.

Topanga Days Country Fair LAST DAY, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, $25, $15, under 5 yrs free, 10am - 7pm, music, food, kids activities, booths & much more, www.topangadays.com.

TUES MAY 26

Love Bug & Me canceled due to Topanga Days clean up. Back on June 2, Community House, 10 & 11am.

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

WED MAY 27

Toddler Storytime, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10:15 - 11am, playtime follows, 310/455-3480, every Wednesday.

Open House at Anam Cara & Chamber of Commerce Evening Mixer, Pool Party, BBQ & Concert with Jennifer Youngs, Gabriel's House at Anam Cara, 1178 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6 - 8pm, mitchmetzner@anamcarala.org.

THURS MAY 28

Block Party, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, block building with a theme, ages 1 - 12, 4pm, 310/455-3480.

Topanga School Orchestra concert, Topanga Elementary School, 22075 Topanga School Rd, 6:30pm.

SAT MAY 30

Artists' Studio Tour 1st day, Topanga Cyn Gallery, 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 5pm, $20, 310/455-7909, topangacanyongallery.com.

Artists' Reception & Silent Auction, Topanga Cyn Gallery, 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 5 - 8pm, 310/455-7909.

SUN MAY 31

Topanga State Park, Wild Foods, Native Cultures & Weird Geography, 2 hr family walk with a naturalist, moderate pace, meet Trippet Ranch parking lot, 10am, parking fee.

Artists' Studio Tour 2nd day, Topanga Cyn Gallery, 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am - 5pm, $20, 310/455-7909, topangacanyongallery.com.

WED JUN 3

Topanga Authors Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, local writers, moderated forum discusses To Kill a Mockingbird.

THURS JUN 4

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

FRI JUN 5

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 JUN 6

A Midsummer Night's Dream opens, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, www.theatricum.com for info & future showings.

SUN JUN 7

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

Topanga State Park, 2 hr journey of discovery with a docent, learn about Chumash & Tongva cultures, wildlife & wildflowers, moderate hike, meet Trippet Ranch parking lot, 10am.

Family Fun Day, Aesop's Fables, Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11am, $9, under 2 yrs free, www.theatricum.com.

Trippet Ranch Visitor Center Open House, Topanga State Park, reopening of renovated historic lodge, tours, refreshments & BBQ, 11:30am - 2pm.

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


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