December 4, 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 DEC 1

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.

Spanish Conversation group, practice with other intermediate & advanced speakers, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, adults, 5pm, 310/455-3480.

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

FRI DEC 2

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

Knitting Group/Sewing Circle, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 12 noon, adults, all levels welcome, ongoing on Fridays, bring something to work on or contact karen.dannenbaum@gmail.com. Sewing Circle folks email sagestitcher@gmail.com.

Friday Vigils for Peace, Pine Tree Circle, 120

S Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4:30 - 5:30pm, optional social at Abuelitas afterward, debbieinla@outlook.com.

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 DEC 3

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.

Open Day: Sun & Moon Temple Ceremonies, 20845 Cheney Drive, drop-in 11am-7pm, ceremonies at 5:30pm, refreshments, 310/422-6497.

SUN DEC 4

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

MON DEC 5

No Children's Organic Garden in December.

Topanga Ukesters & Sing-along, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 12noon-1:15pm, melaniekareemdance@gmail.com, meets most Mondays.

TUES DEC 6

Teen Tuesdays, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4pm, activities for ages 12-18 yrs.

FRI DEC 9

Holiday Party hosted by COC, Mountain Mermaid, 6:30-10pm, $65, hors d'oeuvres, wine/beer, music & more, topangachamber.org.

Topanga Nutcracker Ballet, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, $15 all seats, tickets at Mimosa, Canyon Gourmet or cast member, 310/455-3939. Sells out fast!

SAT DEC 10

Topanga Nutcracker Ballet, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, $15 all seats, tickets at Mimosa, Canyon Gourmet or cast member, 310/455-3939. Sells out fast!

Get Your Hippie On, Topanga Creek Courtyard in the Old Center, 1 - 6pm, music, face painting, hair braiding, candle crafting & much more.

SUN DEC 11

Topanga Nutcracker Ballet, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 2pm, $15 all seats, get tickets Mimosa, Canyon Gourmet or cast member, 310/455-3939. Sells out fast!

TUES DEC 13

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

WED DEC 14

Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Mixer, Inn of the 7th Ray, 128 Old Topanga Cyn Rd, 8am, 310/455-0790.

FRI DEC 16

Family Holiday Party, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 5-8:30pm, free, arts & crafts, Santa & Mrs Claus & more.

SAT DEC 17

Topanga's Potluck Holiday Gathering, Pine Tree Circle, 120 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 5-8pm, snow, Santa, entertainment, caroling & fun, PLEASE bring a big potluck dish to share.


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.