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By Canyon News Staff
Mar 29, 2009 - 9:52:56 PM


Volunteers Needed For Animal Shelters:

Animal Advocates Alliance (AAA) is looking for weekend animal shelter volunteers to play with, walk and shoot photos of the animals. Change the life of an animal! A few events will be taking place over the next months, including on the final Sunday of the month, for assisting with mobile adoptions. For more information, visit www.animaladvocatesalliance.org, call (310) 285-8422 or email info@animaladvocatesalliance.org.

New production company Theatrevolution will be putting on a production of "Mr. Marmalade," by Noah Haidle, in Studio City at the Two Roads Theatre. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 17 - May 17. For more information and ticket purchases, visit http://www.theatrevolution.com or call 1-800-838-3006.

"Franklin & Jefferson; Sex, Politics and the American Revolution":
April 18 at 1:30 p.m., April 17 and April 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Greystone Mansion, Beverly Hills, CA.
See the Founding Fathers and the Revolution firsthand, at Beverly Hills' Greystone Mansion. The two-act play will be performed in the living room of the Beverly Hills landmark, covering 1776-1786. Sponsored by the City of Beverly Hills and Friends of Greystone. Cheese and wine reception and mansion tour with the cast to follow showings. $35-$44 per ticket, to benefit Greystone Mansion restoration projects. Visit http://www.beverlyhills.org or call (310) 285-6830 for reservations and information. Reservations required.

Beverly Hills Council Community Ceremony and Reception
Tuesday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
To celebrate the installation of the new Beverly Hills Mayor, Vice Mayor, City Treasurer and City Council members, the city will be hosting a ceremony and reception, to be open to the pubic.

City of Beverly Hills Spring Camps
April 6 - April 10, at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 5-15
The City of Beverly Hills is offering camp activities for children on Spring Break. Activities will include arts and crafts, sports, films and many activity options. The camps will be located throughout Beverly Hills, with the possibility of extended care. Camp Beverly Hills is for ages 5-10, offering:  "games, arts and crafts, cooking, and much more"; "BevWood All Stars Basketball Camp (ages 5-14)"; "BritWest Soccer Camp (ages 5-14);" "Prime Time Sports Camp (ages 5-14)"; "Freshi Base Film Camp (ages 8-15)."
Contact the registration office at (310) 285-6850 for further information, or for other questions, call the La Cienega Community Center: (310) 285-6810.

Youth Commission Special Meeting
Monday, March 30 at 7:00 p.m.
City Hall Large Conference Room
23815 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu
Contact: Kristin Riesgo, Recreation Supervisor 310-456-2489 x350

Public Safety Commission Regular Meeting
April 1, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.
Malibu City Hall - Large Conference Room
253815 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu
Contact: Mary Linden, Executive Assistant (310) 456-2489 x232

Planning Commission Regular Meeting
April 7, 2009 at 6:30 p.m.
City Hall - Council Chambers
23815 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu
Contact: Jessica Blair, Administrative Analyst 310-456-2489 x256

Native American Cultural Resources Advisory Committee Regular Meeting
April 8, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.
City Hall - Large Conference Room
23815 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu
Contact: Tracey Rossine, Administrative Assistant 310-456-2489 x374

Parks & Recreation Commission Regular Meeting
April 9, 2009 at 6:30 p.m.
City Hall - Council Chambers
23815 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu
Contact: Desta Ayelech, Administrative Analyst 310-456-2489 x349

11th Annual Chumash Day Powwow & Tribal Gathering
April 18-19, 2009
Malibu Bluffs Park
24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
Contact: Amy Crittenden, Recreation Manager 310-456-2489 x337

Malibu Food & Wine Tasting
May 28, 2009, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Malibu Chamber of Commerce:
23805 Stuart Ranch Road, Suite 210, Malibu, CA 90265

6th Annual Malibu Food & Wine Tasting
Thursday, May 28, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Malibu Wines, 31800 Mulholland Highway, Malibu, CA
Presented by the Malibu Chamber of Commerce.
Enjoy fine wines, a silent auction, the grand prize giveaway, enjoy the views and eat delicious foods. Contact the Malibu Chamber of Commerce at (310) 456-9025. Reervations can be made online through http://www.malibu.org.

38th Annual Malibu Arts Festival
July 25-26, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265
Come celebrate the 38th year of this two-day festival sponsored by the Malibu Chamber of Commerce. Over 250 exhibits and booths to see! Art, music and food. Admission is free. Call the Malibu Chamber of Commerce at (310) 456-9025 or visit http://www.malibu.org for more information. Artist booth applications are available online at http://www.Zapplication.com or by calling the Chamber.

17th Annual Malibu Golf Tournament
September 21, 2009, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Malibu Country Club, 901 Encinal Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265
Golf tournament hosted by the Malibu Chamber of Commerce and comedian/Honorary Chair Cheech Marin. Glen Campbell will be the celebrity host. Enjoy golf, lunch on the green, cocktails and dinner, and a live auction. Register by calling (310) 456-9025 or going online to http://www.malibu.org.

Malibu Library Presents: Taiko Demonstration
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.
Malibu Library, 23519 W. Civic Center Way, Malibu.
Taiko drumming demonstration and interactive presentation by Rev. Tom
Kurai, the founder of the Taiko Center of Los Angeles. Learn about this exciting and artistic art form/expression. Admission is free, all ages welcome. Contact Katherine Schwartz for more information, at (310) 456-6438.

Children's Arts Festival
Celebrate For A Cure For Leukemia And Lymphoma
Sunday, March 29, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Roosevelt School, 801 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica.
Musical performances by Peter Himmelman, trumpet player Gabriel Johnson
and many more. Activities for kids, ages pre-school to adult: Stories,
photo booths, ceramics and more. Donation/Admission: $10 adults, $5 children.

Timeless Treasures International Gem & Jewelry Show
April 3-5, Friday: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA.
Exhibitors from around the world will offer a huge selection of jewelry
of all kinds including gemstones, finished jewelry,fashion jewelry, beads
and more. Discounts of 20 percent to 40 percent off of the regular price.
Free beading classes offered. Admission: $8

The 9th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival
April 1 to April 5, 2009
Beverly Hills, CA.
Prices vary. Individual screenings, VIP passes, after parties and more.

Theatre Banshee
Burbank, CA.
Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for students/seniors and $12 for
groups of 6 or more. For more information, visit http://www.theatrebanshee.org/

Poetry Reading With Erica Dawson
April 2, 7:00 p.m.
UCLA Hammer Museum
Free, but first come, first serve.
Parking is $3 after 6:00 pm

Author Talk With Cloris Leachman
April 27, 7:00 p.m.
Beverly Hills Public Library, 444 N Rexford Dr.
Library Auditorium, Second Floor, Beverly Hills, CA.
Author and actress Cloris Leachman will be at the Beverly Hills Library to discuss her book, "CLORIS: The Autobiography" and to sign books. This event is open and free. For more information, call (310) 288-2200.

Friends Reading Group
April 8, 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Beverly Hills Public Library, 444 N Rexford Dr.
Library Auditorium, Second Floor, Beverly Hills, CA.
Join the Beverly Hills Public Library Reading Group! This week's book is "People of the Book" by Geraldin Brooks. This is a regular event put on by the
Friends of the Beverly Hills Public Library, facilitated by Judith Palarz, and will meet again on May 13, to discuss "Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith" by Gina B. Nahai. This event is free.

Great Book Discussion Group
April 9, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Beverly Hills Public Library, 444 N Rexford Dr.
Library Auditorium, Second Floor, Beverly Hills, CA.
Join the Beverly Hills Public Library Great Book Discussion Group! The group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. The book covered at the next meeting will be "Notes from the Underground" by
Dostoyevsky. This event is free.

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