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Find More Events In and Around Malibu

Now you can find more events beyond our Home Page. Just follow the links below to find more Westside area events, and also check out ThisWeekInSoCal.com for larger events happening around Southern Califormia.

LINKS: More Westside Events / ThisWeekInSoCal.com

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Upcoming Events

Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club

Runway 2014 Fashion Show

Tuesday, March 11, 10 am - 2 pm

The Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club, 901 Haverford Ave, Pacific Palisades - Tickets are $40 each and may be purchased at www.theppwc.org or 310-454-9012.

RUNWAY is the newly-coined name of the annual PPWC spring fashion show. The event this year features fashions from Vivian’s, Boca, Boca Man and Denise Carolyn. The models are local women of all ages, with some men in the mix, including the iconic Arnie Wishnick, President of the Chamber of Commerce. Read More…

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Outdoors

Your guide to the SM Mountains

OUTDOORS Hikes

Hikes & Events happening daily

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Make the most of your OUTDOORS experience in the Santa Monica Mountains. Read More to link to the events calendar and search for National Park Service programs in the recreation area near you.

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Family Fun

Theatre Palisades Youth Program presents

Theatre Palisades Summer Workshop Auditions for Shrek the Musical

Friday, April 25, 3:30 - 6pm & Saturday, April 26, 2 - 5pm

Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, Pacific Palisades

Theatre Palisades Youth is excited to announce auditions for their next play: latest Shrek the Musical. Prepare a song approximately 1 minute in length that shows your personality and vocal range. It must be memorized. Songs from a musical are best. Pop songs are strongly discouraged. You will learn a short dance combination. Please dress accordingly. No open-toed shoes. You will cold read from the script..

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Upcoming Events

Malibu

Malibu Library Speakers’ Series – Jesse Billauer

Wednesday, April 23, 7 pm

Malibu Library, Community Room, Malibu

Jesse Billauer was born February 24, 1979, at the Natural Childbirth Institute in Culver City,California a birthing center, where midwives, not doctors deliver babies. This non-traditional start foreshadowed a unique life filled with exceptional highs and lows. It has been a life fraught with challenges that Jesse has overcome, emerging with an ever-increasing passion for life.

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Family Fun

Mallibu - Teen Event

Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt

Friday, April 18, 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

The Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt will take place Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m., with the hunt beginning at 8 p.m. Participants must be between the ages 11 and 17. Admission is free and open to the public. Additional activities include games, food and music throughout the night. After sundown, pre-teens and teens will have the opportunity to find eggs on field containing prizes, candy and glow-in-the-dark items.

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Art & Museums

Craig Krull Gallery

Julius Shulman Los Angeles Book Signing

Saturday, April 9

Bergamot Station - 2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica

With a life and career spanning nearly a century, Julius Shulman is credited with furthering the mid-century modernism movement through his flawless photographs of the pioneering architecture of Richard Neutra and Pierre Koenig, among others. While Shulman’s pictures comprise the most published images of the modernist movement this new monograph, JULIUS SHULMAN LOS ANGELES, presents many never-before-seen images on a subject closest to Shulman’s heart: Los Angeles and its environs-including Palm Springs and the San Fernando Valley. He will be in person to discuss and sign copies of the book.

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LOCAL EVENTS: Malibu

Easter in Malibu

Easter at Malibu Pres

Sunday, April 20, 8, 9:45, 11:30 am

Malibu Presbyterian, 3324 Malibu Canyon Road, Malibu

You and your family are invited to join us for a special Easter Celebration here in our Sanctuary. We are offering three services at 8:00am, 9:45am, and 11:30am. If you would like to volunteer at any of these services, please contact Lisa Severios. Children’s Sunday School will be provided during the 9:45am and 11:30am services. Youth Group will meet during the 9:45am service. Overflow parking with shuttle service will be available at HRL for the 9:45am and 11:30am services

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Worth the Drive

Antelope Valley

23rd Annual California Poppy Festival

Saturday & Sunday, April 26 & 27

Lancaster City Park, 43011 10th St W, Lancaster
Tickets: Adults-$8, Child & Senior-$5, under 5 free.

Two days of music, art, food and fun celebrating the state flower of California and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley!

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Family Fun

Malibu Bluffs Park

Easter Hoppenings

Friday, April 18, 3 - 6 pm

Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon filled with an Egg Hunt for children ages 1-10, bounce houses*, food vendors*, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny and more! Adult Egg Hunt (age 18+, after children’s egg hunt) prizes include Dodger tickets, Pacific Park ride tickets, coupons for free yoga classes, food coupons, movie tickets and more.

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Upcoming Events

Topanga

15th Annual Topanga Earth Day

Saturday & Sunday, April 19 & 20

Topanga Community Club Fair Grounds, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga

An authentic annual gathering of Musical performances, Guest speakers, a Gallery of ecological artists, Non-profit organizations, complimentary Workshops; biodegradable & sustainable solutions, innovative environmental demonstration area, Composting, Water conservation, Native planting, Organic Food Gardening, Primitive skills & Living by example, Ecological products and services, Alternative energy, Healing arts, Organic food & beverages (vegetarian only), and a free Bio-diesel shuttle. Topanga Earth Day is a gathering for all ages, all cultures, and all families.

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Family Fun

Palisades-Malibu YMCA presents

YMCA Group Exercise and Parent Child Classes

Palisades-Malibu YMCA, 821 Via de la Paz, Pacific Palisades

Indoor Cycling with Carley, H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training) with Betsy, and Mom and Baby Club with Alice Wood. READ MORE for complete information and links to the YMCA…

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Green Corner

Santa Monica

Nothin’ But Sand Beach Cleanup – Earth Day

Saturday, April 26, 10 am - Noon

Santa Monica Pier, On the north side of the pier, Santa Monica

If you want to help protect the ocean you love from pollution, Heal the Bay can help. From volunteering with your friends and family at one of our monthly beach cleanups. Our monthly Nothin’ But Sand cleanups are open to all. This is a great opportunity for you and your friends to get involved! Volunteers must be 12 years old or accompanied by a parent.

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LOCAL EVENTS: Malibu

Pepperdine Center for the Arts

Flying Karamazov Brothers

Saturday, April 19, 2 pm and 7 pm

Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, Malibu

Whether you’re a veteran FKB fan or a neophyte, you’ll love their mixture of daffy comedy and juggling prowess. You can even bring stuff for the Brothers to try to juggle! Warning: If you’re in the front row, things could get messy; past attendees have brought them everything from raw eggs to unwrapped, slightly melted sticks of butter. (No live animals, please—that would just be wrong!) Tickets $40. $20 for kids 17 and under.

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LOCAL EVENTS: Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades

DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES FORUM: TO SUCCEED REP. WAXMAN

Sunday, April 13, 2 - 4 pm

Pacific Palisades Woman's Club, 901 Haverford Ave., Pacific Palisades

With Henry Waxman retiring, his 33rd Congressional District is up for grabs. The race will be competitive–the (R)’s have a chance to take this historically (D) seat. Attending: L.A. City Councilmember WENDY GREUEL, State Senator (28th SD) TED LIEU, author/policy analyst /radio host MATT MILLER, & possibly others TBA. Admission free, donations welcome. Snacks•parking

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Upcoming Events

Benefiting Malibu Methodist Nursery School

28th Annual Cook’s Tour

Saturday, May 10 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tour starts at Malibu Methodist Nursery School - 30128 Morning View Dr., Malibu. Only 350 passports will be issued! Admission is $65.00.

Magnificent Malibu Homes will be featured at the 28th Annual Cook’s Tour Fundraiser, along with a gourmet traveling tasting menu prepared by local prominent chefs! You may purchase your tickets using a credit card following the link below. After purchase you will be emailed confirmation and you will be able to pick up your tickets the day of the event at Malibu Methodist Nursery School, located at 30128 Morning View Drive, Malibu, CA 90265.

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LOCAL EVENTS: Pacific Palisades

Community Event

Grand Opening Date of VISION House® Los Angeles

Sunday, June 10, 11 am - 5 pm

1162 Via de la Paz, Pacific Palisades

A Community Grand Opening Event will be held where visitors will have the opportunity to take tours and learn about the sustainable systems and products in the home. Local food trucks will also be nearby to offer attendees a bite to eat during the day.

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Outdoors

Temescal Canyon Association

Monthly Sunday Hikes

All Hikes start at 9 am

Temescal Gateway Park parking lot at the northwest corner of Sunset Blvd & Temescal Canyon Road.

•April 13th: The Rendezvous Hike – We will take the beautiful trail up Santa Ynez Canyon to Trippet Ranch and meet with Sierra Club groups to celebrate John Muir’s 176th birlthday, about a seven-mile round trip with moderate gain.

•May 18th: We will hike about three miles from Malibu Creek State Park to Paramount Ranch to join the festivities at the Banjo and Fiddle Contest. Admission is $20.00, $15.00 for seniors.

•AND on May 13th we will resume our popular Tuesday evening walks by hiking the trails around Will Rogers State Historic Park. As usual we will meet in the Temescal parking lot at 6:00.

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Live Theatre

Malibu Playghouse presents

“Vortex”

Friday - Sunday, April 11 - May 18

The Malibu Playhouse, 29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

Updated to Mod London of 1965, Nicky Lancaster brings his elegant fiancée, Bunty, home to introduce her to his famous mother, stage actress Florence Lancaster. Nicky is shocked to discover that Florence has taken a much-younger lover, and when Bunty ditches Nicky to run off with Florence’s boy-toy, both are forced to confront the truth about themselves.

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Theatre Palisades hosts

The 5th Annual Palisades Playwrights Festival

Tuesdays, 7:30 - April, 8, 15 & 22

Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Rd, Pacific Palisades

3 Exciting Readings of New Plays by Award winning Pacific Palisades Playwrights. Admission $5, or $10 voucher for all three.

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Pacific Palisades

“Don’t Dress for Dinner”

Runs Friday - Sunday, April 4 - May 11

Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, Pacific Palisades

From the playwright who penned the highly successful Broadway revival Boeing Boeing comes another zesty and hilarious farce. Bernard plans a weekend tryst with his delectable mistress, but you know what they say about the best-laid plans . . . Don’t Dress for Dinner is a deliriously convoluted comedy that gets zanier by the minute.

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Charitable Events

Pacific Palisades

Safety Harbor Kids 6th Annual Polo Fundraiser

Saturday, June 9, 12 noon

Will Rogers Polo Club, Pacific Palisades

Guests will be treated to a luncheon while watching Polo, the game of kings, with Live Jazz Music, Wine and Open Bar, Red Carpet Photo Opportunity, SHK Awards Ceremony, Half Time Divot Stomp, Raffle, Silent & Live Auction, Polo Costume and Hat Contest with Prizes. VIP Members Area and Celebrity Card Club.

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Upcoming Events

Santa Monica

3rd Annual Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival

Saturday, June 9

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

The world famous Santa Monica Pier and Honolua Surf Co. will kick off the summer of 2012 with the 3rd Annual Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival, featuring paddleboard races, an ocean swim, dory competitions, hula dance groups, live music and a surfing, lifeguard and paddleboard history exhibition.

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Music

The History of Western Keyboard Music Development

A Concert Lecture by Mikael Oganes

Sunday, June 10, 4 pm

Private Residence, 922 Embury Street, Pacific Palisades

A Concert Lecture featuring the very talented young virtuoso pianist Mikael Oganes, a graduate of post-doctoral program on the USC Thornton School of Music. $25 admission, (drinks and refreshments included)

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Film

Palisades

Screening of Queen of the Sun:What Are the Bees Telling Us?

Tuesday, June 12, 7 pm

Aldersgate Retreat Center, 925 Haverford Avenue, Pacific Palisades

This documentary discusses the global decline of bees, and how beekeepers and others can nurture them. Honey Love, a non-profit devoted to protecting the honeybees and educating new urban beekeepers will participate in the discussion. Learn how you can help these important pollinators. create a HoneyLove was featured in an article in the June issue of Sunset Magazine. RSVP info@palisadescares.org or 310-459-1614

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Worth the Drive

Carlsbad

LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing Starfighter Lands at LEGOLAND® California Resort in Time for LEGO® Star Wars™ Days!

On Display All Summer Long

Legoland California, 1 Legoland Drive, Carlsbad

After traveling more than 2,800 miles from New York City’s Times Square, the world’s largest LEGO® model is now on display at LEGOLAND® California Resort. The life-size LEGO® Star Wars™ X-wing starfighter has been assembled by the theme park’s Master Model Builders inside a hangar to be on display for Park guests to enjoy starting June 13 through the remainder of the year.

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Film

Saturday Film Series

Come to the Malibu Library to see free movies on Saturdays at 2:00 P.M. The first screening is on August 4th.
- Children’s Movie – First Saturday of the month
- Adult Movie – Second Saturday of the month
- Teen Movie – Third Saturday of the month
- Classic Movie – Fourth Saturday of the month

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Event Calendar

New Senior Choir Class to Begin at City Hall

Mondays from 10 - 11 am

Learn the fundamentals of singing and performing different styles of music. This is a great opportunity for socialization, self-expression and learning through the use of music. All levels are welcome. This class will be taught by Laura De Mieri, a local musical therapist and the associate director of music at Our Lady of Malibu Parish. This choir is now free, so join today!

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Family Fun

Young Actors Project presents Two Great Programs

Summer Acting Programs: Film & Stage

Session I - Film Program: July 7
Session II - Theatre Program: July 21

Please contact us by email: shoshana@youngactorsproject.com, or call (310) 447-8245
COME TRY IT ON MONDAY FOR FREE!

Young Actors Project offers TWO SUMMER ACTING PROGRAMS during July & August at Malibu Playhouse. This is Young Actors Project’s 11th consecutive year offering a summer acting program in Malibu! They are more than happy to have a detailed phone conversation about their program and what they offer. Please call anytime. Plan your summer now.

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LOCAL EVENTS: Malibu

Hosted by The Cornucopia Foundation

Malibu Farmer’s Market

Every Sunday - Rain-or-Shine - 10am - 3pm

Malibu Library Parking Lot & Civic Center Way

Enjoy a break with family or friends at the Market’s wonderful Food Court where fresh delights are prepared right there for you. Come meet the wonderful farmers and food vendors who will be supplying Malibu with freshest, tastiest fruits, veggies, nuts, fish, chicken, eggs and baked goods. The Farmers’ Market Outdoor Cafe has an exciting new menu! Enjoy brunch or takeout! Bon appetit! Please follow link below for more details and a full list of our vendors.

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Event Calendar

Monthly Luncheon at Malibu Senior Center

Third Thursday of Each Month, 11 am - 1 pm

Malibu Senior Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road

An appetizing and nutritious lunch will be served at the Center and participants will have an opportunity to enjoy a variety of entertaining performances from musicians, dancers, presenters, and much more. Bring a guest or two and learn about the programs offered at the Malibu Senior Center. Suggested donation is $2. Please RSVP your attendance at (310) 456-2489 ext. 357.

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Family Fun

Pasadena

Float Decorating & Viewing

December 27 - December 31

READ MORE for times & locations

Experience the magic of the floats before they make their debut in the 2014 Rose Parade presented by Honda. During the final stages of preparation a variety of seeds, bark, fruits and vegetables, grasses and of course, flowers are being applied to the floats by experienced professionals as well as hard working volunteers.

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