Malibu Community Alliance to Host An Evening Under the Stars

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The Malibu Community Alliance (MCA) is hosting an evening under the stars on Thurs., Dec. 12, to benefit the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) in its fight against light pollution.

The evening will begin at the Sunset Restaurant at 7 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. It will also feature music and telescopes for stargazing.

Special guests include Bob Parks, executive director of the IDA, Jim Benya, a professional lighting designer and co-creator of the IDA/IES Model Lighting Ordinance, and Deborah Burnett, an internationally recognized authority on light, health and wellness.

The minimum contribution for attendance is $150 per person. There will also be a raffle with a grand prize of a Celestron telescope.

The International Dark-Sky Association is a nonprofit fighting to stop light pollution, cut energy waste and protect wildlife, according to the IDA website.

For more information, call 310.356.6144 or email Cynthia Kesselman.