October 31, 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



FRI OCT 24

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

Talent Show auditions, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4:30 - 6:30, all ages, most categories, for info & to sign up: TYS@TOPANGAYOUTHSERVICES.ORG. Show will take place on Saturday, November 22.

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 OCT 25

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.

Topanga Elementary Halloween Carnival, 22075 School Rd, 4:30 - 8:30pm, $10 & $6.

SUN OCT 26

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, x202, community service credit.

Topanga Folk Festival, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, Anam Cara fundraiser, 11am - 6pm, $20.

MON OCT 27

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

TUES OCT 28

LoveBug & Me, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, ages 0 - 5yrs, 10am & 11am, open to members of the TCC, fee, www.LOVEBUG and ME.com.

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

WED OCT 29

Making Sense of Medicare, Topanga Library meeting room, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, open to all, sponsored by the Canyon Sages & the Topanga Library.

FRI OCT 31

Theatricum BOOtanicum, 1419 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 4 - 10pm, 310/455-3723 or www.theatricum.com, haunted house, ghost stories, pumpkin carving, game booths, performances & more, $15, 5yrs & less are free.

SAT NOV 1

Paper Shredding Fundraiser, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 9 - 12noon, mobile shredder on site, 310/455-1319, $10 per file box or grocery bag, proceeds go to Topanga's senior organization, the Canyon Sages, for their Building Fund.

SUN NOV 2

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

WED NOV 5

Topanga Authors Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 7pm, 310/455-3480, local writers.

THURS NOV 6

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

FRI NOV 7

TPA Documentary Night, We're Not Broke, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 7:15pm snack, 7:30 film, $10 donation requested, bring potluck cheese/veggies, no alcohol.

SAT NOV 8

Paint Out at Red Rock Canyon sponsored by the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mtns, Red Rock Cyn Rd, 1/2 mile out, after turn off from Old Topanga Cyn Rd, 9:30am, 310/383-1374, 4hrs.

Swap Meet & Chili Cook-Off, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, www.topangacommunityclub.com/swapmeet/.

SUN NOV 9

Topanga Syphony concert, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 3pm, come early, limited parking.


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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.