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FRI., AUG. 17

SURF CONTEST

Professional surfers from around the world compete at Surfrider Beach’s First Point by invitation at The Malibu Classic in a two-day event from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, with Saturday’s session concluding with a concert and fundraiser to benefit Malibu surfer Lyon Herron, who is battling a rare genetic disease, at the Malibu Inn, 22969 PCH, 7 p.m. www.4lyon.com

SAT., AUG. 18

RENEWABLE ENERGY FAIR

Learn about the legacy of organic architecture and receive presentations on renewable energy and green building at the Wright Organic Resource Center, 24680 Piuma Rd., 1 p.m. $15-$25. 818.591.8992

LECTURE ON PEACE

UCLA Professor Peter McLaren speaks on “Educating Against Imperialism: Critical Pedagogy, Social Justice, and the Struggle for Peace,” at the Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center, 606 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica, 4 p.m. 310.309.3209

“THE TRIAL OF THE CATONSVILLE NINE”

All-star reading of the Daniel Berrigan dramatization based on the actual records of his trial, with a cast including Martin Sheen and Tim Robbins, benefiting Office of the Americas and The Actors’ Gang, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd. in Culver City, 8 p.m. $250. 310.838.4264

SUN., AUG. 19

CALIFORNIA WILDLIFE CENTER FUNDRAISER

Wing Ding 2007 features live entertainment including dance and musical performances, buffets, a Kauai vacation raffle drawing, a silent auction of unique items, children’s interactive activities and an opportunity to witness a wildlife release, at Gull’s Way Estate, located on the bluffs atop Latigo Shore Dr., 12 p.m. $40-$100. www.californiawildlifecenter.org

WINE FESTIVAL

The Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks hosts the sixth annual “Midsummer Eve of Wine and Arts” to benefit the Ventura County Special Olympics, includes wine from Rosenthal-The Malibu Estate and Malibu Farm Wines, at Sherwood Country Club, 320 West Stafford Road in Thousand Oaks, 3 p.m. $80. 805.413.0118

MON., AUG. 20

MOVIES AT

THE MALIBU PIER

Screening of “Bobby,” the 2006 film written and directed by Malibu resident Emilio Estevez about the final hours of Robert F. Kennedy’s life, at the Malibu Pier, 23000 PCH, 8 p.m. 818.880.0350

WED., AUG. 22

TRANCAS PARK DESIGN WORKSHOP

Presentation of conceptual designs for the park with opportunity for community feedback, at Malibu High School Auditorium, 30215 Morning View Dr., 6 p.m. 310.456.2489

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FRI., AUG. 24

MALIBU COAST CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Opening night of free festival with the music of Mozart, Brahms and Purcel at the Montgomery Arts House for Music and Architecture, 6307 Busch Dr., 7:30 p.m. www.malibucoastmusicfestival.org

SAT., AUG. 25

INTRODUCTION TO

TAI CHI

Master Su covers the basics of Tai Chi-including philosophy, movements, styles and benefits at Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, 11 a.m. $10. 310.456.249 ext. 272

MALIBU COAST CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Night two of free festival with the music of Beethoven, Brahms and Frank, at the Montgomery Arts House for Music and Architecture, 6307 Busch Dr., 7:30 p.m. (with repeat performance on Aug. 26 at 3 p.m.) www.malibucoastmusicfestival.org

SUN., AUG. 26

INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE INTERNAL MARTIAL ARTS

Master Su introduces Taichi Quan, Xingyi Zuan and Bagua, at Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, 11 a.m. $10. 310.456.249 ext. 272

SLAM JAM

The best incoming sophomore basketball players from local high school show off their talent in a series of games at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Dr., 10 a.m. www.californiapreps.com

PIANO CONCERT

The Los Angeles Shakespeare Academy presents the Landolphi Piano Quartet performing pieces by Schumann and Brahms, at The Globe, 1909 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, 2 p.m. $35-$45. www.shakespeare-usa.com

TUES., AUG. 28

MALIBU COAST CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Free concert includes music of Beethoven, William Bolcom, Arthur Foote and Maria Newman at the Montgomery Arts House for Music and Architecture, 6307 Busch Dr., 6:30 p.m. www.malibucoastmusicfestival.org

WED., AUG. 29

ACTIVIST SUPPORT CIRCLE

The emotional support group for progressive activists discusses presidential election stress, at Friends Meeting Hall, 1440 Havard St. in Santa Monica, 7 p.m. 310.399.1000

ONGOING

‘ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE’

Performances of black comedy directed by Charles Marowitz through Aug. 26, at Malibu Stage Co., 29243 PCH, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. $20. 310.589.1998

‘DRACULA’

Ellen Geer directs the play based on the Bram Stoker novel, at The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through Sept. 29, with pre-show discussion on Aug. 10, $8-$25. 310.455.3723

‘MENTAL’

Musical comedy about a family on a therapeutic weekend retreat stars Malibu resident Rob Estes, at Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main St. in Santa Monica, runs through Aug. 26, with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. $28. 310.392.7327

ART EXHIBIT

“Mind Soul Body” features work by photographer Fae J. Horowitz, sculptor Tony Dow and pastel portraitist Ronyn Feeley, at Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga Canyon. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. 310.455.7909

SUMMER STORYTIMES

Stories and activities for toddlers (0-3) on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and children ages 3-5 on Mondays at 4 p.m., at the Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 456.6438

SPORT FISHING

Half-day trips leave from Malibu Pier, 23000 PCH, Wednesday-Sunday at 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. $37.50. 310.456.8031

CERAMICS EXHIBIT

Works by Santa Monica College students, faculty and alumni, at the Schomburg Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave. E3A in Santa Monica, through July 21, 11 a.m. 310.453.5757

ART EXHIBIT

“A View Within,” an eclectic collection of Los Angeles art is on display through Aug. 5 at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, 24255 PCH, Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 310.506.4851

DINNER ENTERTAINMENT

Yosi “Saffi” Levy sings and plays guitar at BeauRivage Restaurant, 26025 PCH, Fridays & Saturdays, 7 p.m. 310.456.5733

NATIVE AMERICAN COMMITTEE

The Native American Cultural Resources Advisory Committee meets the first Tuesday of the month at City Hall, 23185 Stuart Ranch Rd., 7 p.m. 310.457.5264

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT

Meets the second Monday of each month at the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, 1210 Fourth St. in Santa Monica, 6:30 p.m. 310.395.1308

MALIBU JEWISH CENTER & SYNAGOGUE

Services on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 11:30 a.m., with Torah study on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m., at MJC&S, 24855 PCH, 310.317.1364

MALIBU TOWNSHIP COUNCIL

Meetings take place on the third Thursday each month in the meeting room of Malibu Presbyterian Church, 3324 Malibu Canyon Rd., 7:30 p.m. malibutownshipcouncil@earthlink.net

CALVARY CHAPEL

Meets every Sunday at Juan Cabrillo Elementary School, 30237 Morning View Dr., 310.589.9673

MEDITATION GROUP

Forty-five minutes of quiet meditation followed by a sharing circle every Thursday at Malibu residence, 7:30 p.m. 310.456.3591 MESSAGE

HOMELESS DINNER & BIBLE STUDY

All are welcome Thursdays at Webster Elementary School, 3602 Winter Canyon Rd., 7 p.m. 818.880.6372

ADAMSON HOUSE TOUR

Docent-led house tour Wednesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., garden tour every Friday at 10 a.m., Malibu Lagoon Museum, 23200 PCH, 10 a.m. 310.456.8432

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. at Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Dr., 310.456.8714

GAME NIGHT

Bridge, mahjong, rummy, chess, Scrabble and more on Wednesdays at the Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

OPEN GYM

Open gym on Wednesdays for adult basketball at Malibu High School’s small gym, 30215 Morning View Dr., 6 p.m. 310.317.1364

WALKING CLUB

The Malibu Senior Center sponsors an afternoon walking club every Tuesday, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 4 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

CHABAD SERVICES

Services at Chabad of Malibu, 22933 PCH, every Friday at dusk and every Saturday at 10 a.m. 310.456.6588

KIWANIS CLUB

Meets every Thursday except the second one of each month at Guido’s Malibu, 3874 Cross Creek Rd., 7 p.m. 310.589.9266

POINT 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

LIBRARY LIMO

Weekly bookmobile meets off Trancas Canyon Rd. on Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. 310.456.8572

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. 310.459.7086 LEFT A MESSAGE

COMPUTER LAB

Chance for seniors to learn the basics about computers at the Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., Fridays at 10 a.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

PROFESSIONALS NETWORK

Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 12:30 p.m. 310.456.3043

SUBSTANCE ABUSE EDUCATION

Free program for family members of those with substance abuse problems meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Malibu Conference Center, 327 Latigo Canyon Rd., 7 p.m. 805.484.0804 ext. 2

WOMEN’S SAILING ASSOCIATION

The Women’s Sailing Association of Santa Monica Bay meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club, 13589 Mindanao Way, 7:30 p.m. 310.391.5500

UNIVERSITY CHURCH OF CHRIST

Sunday worship in Pepperdine’s Elkins Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. with Bible classes in Seaver Academic Complex Center for Communications and Business at 9 a.m., 24255 PCH, 310.506.4207

BREAKFAST WITH A LOCAL DEPUTY SHERIFF

Every Thursday a deputy sheriff will be available to answer questions about law enforcement issues and crime prevention issues at Malibu Kitchen & Gourmet Country Market, 3900 Cross Creek Rd., 8 a.m., 310.456.7845

PREM RAWAT FOUNDATION

Meets the second and fourth Thursday every month at Malibu West Swim Club, 37056 PCH, 7 p.m. 310.392.5700