Weekend Weather and Events

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Cool temperatures and foggy weather will prevail in Malibu during the first official weekend of the spring season, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Patchy fog on Saturday morning will gradually clear and lead to a high around 63 degrees. Clouds return later in the day and residents can expect a low temperature of 58 degrees.

Similar conditions are expected throughout the weekend, with a high of 64 degrees on Sunday and a cloudy low near 59 degrees with wind gusts up to 15 mph. 

A DUI checkpoint begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 20 at an undisclosed location in Malibu.

Also on Friday, young musicians will perform on stage for prizes and coveted titles at Malibu’s Battle of the Bands at the Malibu Civic Theater. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, visit malibucity.org.

Celebrate the Listening Post’s one year anniversary on Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. with refreshments and a workshop, “Listening is an Act of Love”, at the Malibu Library Community Room.

Bank of Books will host Miss Grace for songs and story time at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, followed by a reading and signing of author Gina B. Nahai’s new novel “The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.” at 2 p.m. 

Veronica Malibu Skin & Body Care Center opens its doors at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, with a ribbon cutting ceremony, chair massages and a gift bag to celebrate the spa’s grand opening.

On Sunday, March 22, the Malibu High School Choir will present a vocal showcase on the patio of Mangia Restaurant at 1 p.m.

Celebrate the beginning of spring with a Spring Equinox Sunset Ceremony at Wishtoyo’s Chumash Village, 33904 Pacific Coast Hwy. at 5 p.m.