March 2, 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 FEB 26

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.

FRI FEB 27

Certified Farmers' Market, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9am - 1pm, topangafarmersmarket@gmail.com, open every 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 FEB 28

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, x0, community service credit.

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.

TYS Improv Show, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 11:30am, $5 suggested donation.

SUN MAR 1

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.

Volunteer Garden Day at Anam Cara, 1178 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 3pm, please RSVP: 310/455-0419.

MON MAR 2

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

Indian/Pakistani Cooking demo/tasting with chef/author Farhana Sahibzada, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, adults, 310/455-3480.

TUES MAR 3

Love Bug & Me, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10 am & 11am.

WED MAR 4

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

Farm Style Kids Cooking Class, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30 - 5pm, kids learn to make delicious healthy snacks & more, $25, 310/455-2526.

Talk by Writer/Illustrator Lisa Desimini, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480.

THURS MAR 5

Teen Art Activity: Lamp Project, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, ages 12 - 18, 310/455-3480.

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

FRI MAR 6

TPA Documentary Night, "No Nukes," dangers of nuclear power plants/Diablo Canyon near San Luis Obispo, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 7:15pm snack, 7:30 film, $10 donation requested, bring potluck cheese/veggies, no alcohol.

SUN MAR 8

Paper Shredding Mobile Truck, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9am - 12noon, $10 per file box (12" x 15") or grocery bag full, coffee & goodies available, proceeds go to the Canyon Sages Building Fund.

Topanga State Park, Fantastic Tales on Topanga Trails, 2 hr family walk with a naturalist, songs, games, activities & more, meet Trippet Ranch parking lot, 10am, parking fee.

Artists' Reception for Michael Roberson exhibit entitled "Time Change," abstract expressions, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Pine Tree Circle, 120 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 310/455-7909 for time & regular gallery hours.

TUES MAR 10

Elder Home Finders Presentation, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 12 noon - 2pm, 310/455-3480, Sages sponsored, open to all.

WED MAR 11

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

THURS MAR 12

Teen Art Activity: Comic Book Tote Bags, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, ages 12 - 18, 310/455-3480.

SAT MAR 14

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

SUN MAR 15

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

Topanga Symphony Concert, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3pm, free, come early, parking limited.


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.