April 17, 2014

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 APR 10

Art for Teens, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, make tile coasters, materials provided, 3:30pm, ages 12 to 18, 310/455-3480.

FRI APR 11

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

UMIGO, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4pm, exploration of mathematical concepts thru games & activities, ages 5 - 8, 310/455-3480. Offered 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 APR 12

Help Homeless Families in Transition, donate non-perishable food 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, www.topangawomenscircle.org.

SUN APR 13

Family Nature Walk, Topanga State Park, Trippet Ranch, open to all, led by a naturalist-educator volunteer, meet at parking lot, 1pm, parking fee, 2 hrs, offered every Sunday.

MON APR 14

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

First Seder Night, 7 p.m., Suggested Donation, Chabad of Topanga Jewish Center, 1459 Old Topanga Canyon Road

(310) 455-1597, For Reservations, Rabbiweiss@hotmail.com or Chabadoftopanga.com

TUES APR 15

African Safari presented by The Wildlife Company, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4pm, all ages, 310/455-3480.

Book Club, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7 pm, 310/455-3480. Discussion on "The Infatuations" by Javier Marias.

Second Seder Night, 7 p.m., Suggested Donation, Chabad of Topanga Jewish Center, 1459 Old Topanga Canyon Road

(310) 455-1597, For Reservations, Rabbiweiss@hotmail.com or Chabadoftopanga.com

THURS APR 17

Kids Book Club, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4 - 5pm, ages 9 - 12, 310/455-3480. Discussion on "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library" by Chris Grabenstein.

Wordpress Meetup, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 6:30pm, 310/455-3480.

SAT APR 19

Topanga Creek Earth Day Clean-up, Lower Topanga, meet at entry gate to Topanga State Park just up from PCH, dress in tough clothes & shoes, bring gloves, loppers, pitchforks, 9am - 1pm. Minors need parental signature. Call 715/212-7679 for more details.

Kids Annual Egg Hunt for Topanga's kids, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, near ball field, 10am, bring your basket or bag, music, crafts, egg roll & Easter bunny, free. Refreshments/snacks available. Sponsored by the TCC.

Topanga Earth Day, new venue is Old Canyon Ranch, 301 Old Topanga Cyn Rd, 10am - 9pm.

Teen Book Club, Topanga Library 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3:30pm, 310/455-3480, ages 13 - 18. Discussion of "The Last Dragonslayer" by Jasper Fforde.

SUN APR 20

Topanga Earth Day continues, new venue is Old Canyon Ranch, 301 Old Topanga Cyn Rd, 10am - 7pm.

TUES APR 22

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

WED APR 23

Poetry Panel, sponsored by the Canyon Sages and the Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7:30pm, open to all.

SUN APR 27

Community Earth Action Day sponsored by the Community Club, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 3pm, interactive demos, hands-on workshops, e-waste recycling, lunch available for purchase: bring your own utensils /cup or purchase on site, limited parking, car-pool or walk.


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.