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MALIBU BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP The scheduled book for discussion is Andre Dubus III’s “The House of Sand and Fog” at the Point Dume Mobile Home Park’s clubhouse, 29500 Heathercliff Rd., 1 p.m. 457.7839


FITNESS WALK Gail Holloway, personal fitness consultant and dance instructor, leads exercise walk at Soka University of America, 26800 West Mulholland Highway in Calabasas, 9:30 a.m. 818.878.3741


CHILI COOK-OFF Opening day of three-day Chili Cook-Off at Civic Center, 589.9266

NATURE WALK Topanga Canyon Docents lead a two-hour walk at Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy., 9 a.m. 805.370.2301


RIDERS & ROPERS English Show at the Malibu Equestrian Park, 6225 Merritt Dr., 457.4794

MEET THE ARTIST Artist Rita Asfour will be at the Sage Room to display her works from 3-5 p.m. Hors D’oeuvres will be served and music will be performed by Amber Asfour. 28915 PCH, Malibu, 457.0711


MALIBU BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP The scheduled book for discussion is Laurie Moore’s “Who will Run the Frog Hospital?” at the Point Dume Mobile Home Park’s clubhouse, 29500 Heathercliff Rd., 1 p.m. 457.7839

IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION Assemblymember Fran Pavley and the Office of Privacy Protection in the California Department of Consumer Affairs offer a workshop on prevention at the Topanga Community House, 1440 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, 6:30 p.m. 818.596.4141


ART RECEPTION Food and wine will be served to celebrate the exhibit of works by Diana Feld-Lipnick and Tara Feld at The Blue 7 Gallery, 3129 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica, 6 p.m. 449.1444

KICK-OFF DINNER Buffet dinner for MHS football players and parents to celebrate opening of the season at MHS field, 30215 Morning View Dr., 6 p.m. 589.9633

SAT., SEPT. 11

SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS Free screenings with information at the Westfield Shoppingtown Century City near the food court, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., 12 p.m. 206.6371

BOOGIE BOARD CONTEST Calvary Chapel of Malibu hosts a free contest with awards for all top finishers in each division and a continental breakfast at Zuma Beach Tower 6, 8 a.m. 589.9673

PAINT OUT Artists are invited to a paint out sponsored by the Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore at El Matador State Beach, 32350 Pacific Coast Highway, 10 a.m. 338.0333

SUN., SEPT. 12

TINY TOT OLYMPICS Children ages 2-6 will compete in a variety of sporting events at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, 9 a.m. $5. 317.1364

WED., SEPT. 15

MALIBU BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP The scheduled book for discussion is W. Somerset Maugham’s “Of Human Bondage” at the Point Dume Mobile Home Park’s clubhouse, 29500 Heathercliff Rd., 1 p.m. 457.7839


MALIBU STAGE CO. The British comedy “Shirley Valentine” runs through Sept. 12 at the Malibu Stage Co., 29243 PCH on Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. $25. 589.1998

FILM FESTIVAL The Malibu Film Festival takes place from Sept. 16-23 with opening night at the Malibu Pier.

PHOTO EXHIBIT Photoholic features photography from Malibu resident Billy Blake at Lucas Da Silva’s Universal Art Gallery, 2001 Lincoln Blvd. in Venice, 302.8909

SANTA MONICA DRIVE-IN A new family-oriented film every Tuesday night on the Santa Monica Pier, 7 p.m. 458.8901

TILE EXHIBIT Exhibit features Malibu Tiles at the California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St. in Santa Monica, through Jan. 2. 392.8537

JR. PHILHARMONIC Musicians through age 25 are invited to audition for the Jr. Philharmonic Orchestra of California through Sept. 15. 323.272.3667

SANTA MONICA AQUARIUM The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, located beach level at the east end of the pier, is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. 393.6149

GUITAR PERFORMANCE Dave Lichten plays guitar every Friday at Mimosa Café, 395 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, 455.4341

OPEN GYM Open gym on Wednesdays for adult basketball at Malibu High School’s small gym, 30215 Morning View Dr., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. 317.1364

WALKING CLUB The Malibu Senior Center sponsors an afternoon walking club every Tuesday, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 4 p.m. 456.2489 ext. 357

ST. AIDAN’S SERVICES St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 28211 PCH, services every Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Childcare available 9:30 a.m. 457.7966

CHABAD SERVICES Services at Chabad of Malibu, 22933 PCH, every Friday at dusk and every Saturday at 10 a.m. 456.6588

KIWANIS CLUB Meets every Thursday except the second one of each month at Guido’s Malibu, 3874 Cross Creek Rd., 7 p.m. 589.9266

CHRISTIAN 12-STEP MEETINGS Various addiction/codependency issues, Thursdays, 7 p.m., Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd. 317.4293, ext. 104

PT. DUME SHUTTLE SERVICE Drives from Westward Beach to the Point Dume Natural Preserve on weekends and holidays; leaves every half-hour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 805.488.1827

HELP FOR HOMELESS Dinner and Bible Study, every Thursday at 7 p.m., Webster Elementary School. Call Holly at 818.880.6372 or

MOMMY AND ME CLASSES At Malibu Gymnastics, 589.5538, at Gan Malibu Preschool, 454.0499

AA MEETINGS At St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 28211 PCH, every Friday at 8 p.m., every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. 457.7966

LIBRARY LIMO Weekly bookmobile at Point Dume Shopping Center on Heathercliff Road, Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. 456.8572

MALIBU ORCHID SOCIETY Meets the third Tuesday of every month at the Pacific Palisades Women’s Club, 901 Haverford Ave. in Pacific Palisades, 7 p.m. 459.7086

ROTARY CLUB Meets every Wednesday at Pepperdine’s Fireside Room, 24255 PCH, 7:30 a.m. 456.6958

PRAYER & WORSHIP Prayer and healing service at Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Dr., Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Worship celebration Sundays at 10:30 a.m. 457.7505

LEONIS ADOBE MUSEUM Every Tuesday children are invited to feed the ranch animals and join sing-a-longs, games and stories at Leonis Adobe Museum, 23537 Calabasas Rd. in Calabasas, 9:30 a.m. $1. 818.222.6511

RINGSIDE AT SATURN View Saturn’s rings at SMC’s astronomy series every Friday at the John Drescher Planetarium in Santa Monica College’s Drescher Hall, 1900 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica, 7 p.m. $5. 434.3000

WOMEN’S SAILING ASSOCIATION Meetings preceded by a social take place on the second Tuesday of every month at the Santa Monica Windjammers’ Yacht Club, 13589 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, 6:30 p.m. 836.5651

NEED HELP? Dinner and Bible study for homeless or people in transition meets Thursdays at Webster Elementary Auditorium, S.O.S Community Outreach, 3602 Winter Canyon, at 7 p.m. 818.880.6372