Calendar: Week of April 26
Posted by Canyon News Staff on Apr 26, 2009 - 10:41:26 PM
Beverly Hills Enrichment Classes: The City of Beverly Hills is offering enrichment classes this spring for students in grades K through 8. Various classes will be offered, including cooking, yoga, gymnastics, fashion, "eco-station with animals," music, dance and chess club and the popular "Mad Science" class, among many others. Classes will take place at El Rodeo, Hawthorne, Horace Mann and Beverly Vista Schools. To find out more and sign up for classes, visit
www.beverlyhills.org/afterschool or call 310-285-6810.
Health, Fitness, & Beauty Expo 2009:
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., April 26
Civic Center Drive, adjacent to the Farmer's Market
The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce is ushering in summer in a healthy way, by catering to the mind and body at this year's Beverly Hills Health, Fitness & Beauty Expo. Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce member businesses will gather to share their expert advice and provide product samplings to promote a healthy and happy lifestyle for the entire Beverly Hills Community. Admission is free. For more information, call 310-248-1000 ext. 114 or visit beverlyhillschamber.com.
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., May 1
423 N. Beverly Dr.
Meet fellow Beverly Hills business, and network as you enjoy breakfast at the exciting Networking Breakfast. You can have up to one minute to
highlight your company's achievements and services to attendees
representing various industries in and around Beverly Hills. Pre-Event Registration Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members
On-site Registration Cost: $25 for members, $35 for non-members
For more information, call 310-248-1000 ext. 114.
First Glance Film Festival: From 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1 through 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 3 Raliegh Studios Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin Theater, 5300 Melrose Blvd. Come enjoy the First Glance Film Festival in Hollywood! First Glance Film Fest 9 is Hollywood's longest running indie film fest, displaying more than 30 award winning movies. To find out more, go to http://firstglancefilms.eventbrite.com/.
Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show Evert Sunday, till 10:30 p.m. The Laugh Factory, 8001 Sunset Blvd. Hosted by DAVID Arnold and Tony Rock. Ladies get in free, men gt in half price on the guest list. Must RSVP with your first and last name, phone number, email address and number of guests to be placed on Ben & Chris' list. To find out more, call (323) 397-5875 for questions. To contact the Laugh Factory, call (323) 656-1336, extension 1.
8:00 p.m., Friday, May 8
Van Morrison will be performing at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. To find out more information or to purchase tickets, call the box office at (877) 677-4386. Tickets range in price from $150.00 to $350.00.
Women of Distinction Luncheon:
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 7
The Globe Theater Universal Studios, Universal City
Enjoy a lovely luncheon for an excellent cause. The silent auction, reception and registration start at 11:00 a.m., followed by a luncheon at noon. To find out more, call (323) 469-8311.
Primo Bruddah Tour:
April 28, 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., at various locations in Malibu, including Paradise Cove, Beachcombers Cafe and Duke's.
SANTA MONICA Primo Bruddah Tour:
April 29, 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Various locations, including Barney's Beanery, Big Dean's Oceanfront Cafe, Rusty's Surf Ranch and the Shore Restauant & Lounge.
The adventure continues on April 29 in Santa Monica! Primo Island Lager, Hawaii’s original beer, dating back to 1897, will bring
the aloha spirit and Hawaiian “Bruddahs” to California for a 10-day tour of
top coastal towns and surfing spots. Dubbed “The Primo Bruddah Tour,” two specially outfitted Primo vehicles, a classic VW Double Cab and a
custom woody bus, will hit Los Angeles County on April 28-29. Some of
Hawaii’s most notorious “Bruddahs” ("brother" or "pal" in Hawaiian pidgin) are coming direct from Hawaii to help spread the word about Primo Island Lager and some “aloha spirit.” Primo’s “Bruddahs” and the two Primo vehicles will be stopping at some great establishments and restaurants on the West Side of the mainland to have some fun, catch some live music, play some games and more. Come surf, meet surfing legends, and have a great time! Meet legends such as Rusty Keaulana (Russ K), Keoni Watson, Micah Nickens, Spam, Brad Gerlach and Chris Malloy. The Primo Bruddah Tour will be making stops in Santa Monica at Barney’s Beanery (1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Big Dean’s Oceanfront Cafe (5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.), Rusty’s Surf Ranch (6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.) andShore Restaurant & Lounge (10 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in Hermosa Beach).
Topanga Days Country Fair:
10:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m., May 23 through 25
Topanga Community Club, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
The Topanga Community Club will celebrate its 60th year as a
non-profit serving the needs of the Topanga Canyon Residents, funding the
organization's youth & seniors programs, the grounds, ball field & volunteer
built Community House. Come enjoy Southern California's Memorial Day gem, known fondly as The Topanga Days Country Fair. Topanga Days is a three-day day Fair & Fund Raiser celebrating music and the arts. It is tucked midway between The Pacific Coast Highway near Santa Monica on the south and on the north, The San Fernando Valley & Woodland Hills. The The fair opens its gates from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. into a nature's paradise setting on the edge of the state park.
Summer Food, Wine and Microbrew Festival:
5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 7
Westfield Promenade, 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
It's that special time again: time to enjoy the 10th annual Summer Food, Wine and Microbrew Festival, hosted by the Valley Cultural Center. This year's festival will take place at the Westfield Promenade, and will feature dozens of local vendors. Tickets can be purchased online by going to www.valleycultural.org, by calling (818) 704-1358, or by purchasing them at the festival entrance. Ticket prices run from $45 (group rates) to $50 and $55 (slightly more expensive to buy on festival day).
Conversations on Urban China: Catherine Opie and Doug Aitken:
7:00 p.m., April 28 Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd.
All Hammer public programs are free. Tickets are required, and are
available at the Billy Wilder Theater Box Office one hour prior to start
time. Limit one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis.
Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability.
Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required. To find out more, call (310) 443-7000. Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00
This week's Calendar section was created by intrepid adventurers Mike Ebrahimi, Naeem Ataian, Susie Kopecky, Susana Marcelo and Patton Tran.
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