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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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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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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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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Featured Local Merchants

Local, Convenient and Professional

Malibu Road Dental

Mention this ad and receive a 30% Discount on services.

Dr. Cortes is a dental provider with Delta Dental, MetLife, Aetna, Humana, and Cigna.
Malibu Road Dental, 23706 Malibu Rd, Malibu (310) 456-6497

Dr Joel Cortes is a graduate of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery and completed extensive continuing education at the Las Vegas Institute. Dr Cortes brings over 18 years of experience to his new Malibu Road Dental office. Malibu Road Dental will offer all phases of general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implants, orofacial pain and sleep apnea treatment. Emergency care is also available. Complete smile makeovers are now available at Malibu Road Dental. Come in for your smile makeover consultation. (Model pictured, actual client)

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"Bringing You New Smiles" ~ 15 Years of Experience

Agoura Hills Orthodontist: Complimentary Initial Examination

Dr. Kati Asgarifar - 5931 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills

(818) 991 7522

Mention this ad and receive a complimentary initial exam. Dr. Kati Asgarifar is a specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. After graduating from Pepperdine University, she attended USC Dental School and USC Orthodontic Residency Program where she graduated in the top of her class and was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society…

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What's Cooking

From ShockinglyDelicious.com

How to color an Easter egg naturally

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Put down the Paas, and pick up some foods you already have in your kitchen to make the most beautiful, naturally colored Easter eggs. Start with my foolproof recipe for hard cooked eggs, and you’re on your way to a beautiful holiday basket.

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From ShockinglyDelicious.com

Grammy’s Italian Easter Bread

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Soft, warm, fragrant, eggy, wonderful Italian Easter bread, made easily by letting the bread machine do the hard work, and then baked in the oven for the prettiest look. Get out the butter, because this baby is good for Easter and for ham sandwiches the next 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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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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Fairs & Festivals

Get Ready for Summer Reading!

Summer Reading Club Kickoff Party

Sunday, June 23, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m

Civic Center Plaza, 444 N Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills

Children of all ages and abilities are invited to join the Summer Reading Club . Our goal is to help children discover the wonder of reading by celebrating their reading achievements in a fun and supportive way. Children and their families are invited to the Summer Reading Club Kickoff Party which features a performance by Jumbo Shrimp Circus whose feats of juggling, magic, and zany antics are sure to induce giggles.

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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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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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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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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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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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LOCAL EVENTS: Santa Monica - Venice

Hammer Presents

Chinese New Year Festival

Sunday, February 10, 2 pm

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Westwood
Admission & Program FREE!

Ring in the Year of the Snake at the Hammer’s Chinese New Year’s Day festival. Make or decorate your own paper lantern, learn to write Chinese characters, discuss the Los Angeles Chinese food scene with Pulitzer Prize-winning L.A. food critic Jonathan Gold, and enjoy a concert of traditional Chinese music by the Music of China Ensemble of UCLA. Ammo at the Hammer will have a selection of Asian teas and Chinese inspired fare available for purchase.

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