Calendar Events – Apr. 17th – Apr. 30th

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NOTE: Calendar events are scheduled in advance and may be subject to change. Verify dates and times by calling the informational number provided. Submission deadline is Friday at 1 p.m. Please fax submissions to The Malibu Times, c/o Calendar Editor, at 310.456.8986,_or_e-mail_to calendar@malibutimes.com.

THURS., APRIL 17

SIXTH-GRADE PREP NIGHT

Informational event to dispel myths for parents and teens on entering middle school, includes food, games and raffles, at the Malibu Teen Center, 30215 Morning View Dr., 6:30 p.m. 310.457.1400

COUNTY FIRE CHIEF IN MALIBU

Chief P. Michael Freeman speaks at the Operation Recovery 2007 meeting, at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Dr., 6:30 p.m. 310.456.4843

SMMUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular meeting with district’s response to special education report on the agenda, at Santa Monica City Hall, 1685 Main St. in Santa Monica, 5:30 p.m. www.smmusd.org

MALIBU TOWNSHIP COUNCIL

Monthly meeting, at Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue, 24855 PCH, 7:30 p.m. malibutownshipcouncil.org

MASTERWORKS CONCERT

Conductors Milton Pullen and Tony Cason, The Pepperdine choirs and orchestra join forces, at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 PCH, 7:30 p.m. $10. 310.506.4522

FRI., APRIL 18

MALIBU SENIOR CENTER PARTY

Fifth anniversary celebration features music by Pete Lippman’s Big Band with dancing and refreshments, at the Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 2 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

LEE RITENOUR CONCERT

The jazz guitarist performs with keyboardist Patrice Rushen, drummer Alex Acuna and bassist Brian Bromberg, at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 PCH, 8 p.m. $10-$50. 310.506.4522

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL FUNDRAISER

Over the Rainbow is the theme for the gala to raise money for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Dr. in Westlake Village, TIME 805.497.4013

SAT., APRIL 19

CHUMASH DAY

Tenth annual celebration includes intertribal pow wow, native food, story telling, children’s activities, music and Native American arts and crafts, at Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, 11 a.m. (continues at 11 a.m. on April 20) 310.456.2489 ext. 363

CHABAD SEDER

Traditional Seder, at Chabad of Malibu, 22933 PCH, 7:30 p.m. (second Seder on April 20 at 7:30 p.m.) $25-$45. 310.456.6588

PARK WALK

Docents lead a walk, at Malibu Creek State Park, 1925 Las Virgenes Rd. in Calabasas, 10 a.m. 818.889.6238

PARK

CLEANUP

The California State Parks Foundation hosts an Earth Day restoration and cleanup, at Malibu Creek State Park, 1925 Las Virgenes Rd. in Calabasas, 9 a.m. 818.880.0372

TOPANGA EARTH DAY FESTIVAL

Ninth annual event features music and various programs, at the Topanga Community House Fair Grounds, 1440 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, 10 a.m. (continues on April 20 at 10 a.m.) www.topangaearthday.org

SUN., APRIL 20

COMMUNITY SEDER

An upbeat and lively second night of Passover Seder, at the Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue, 24855 PCH, 5 p.m. $30-$45. 310.456.2178

METHODIST EARTH DAY

Service in the morning with Labyrinth walk at night, at Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Dr., 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. 310.457.7505

SANTA

YNEZ HISTORY

Historian Randy Young leads a slide show on “A History of Santa Ynez Canyon-From Pioneers to Surfers,” at the Westside Waldorf School’s McComb Campus, 17310 Sunset Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, 6 p.m. 310.454.7064

TUES., APRIL 22

GREEN MACHINE

EARTH DAY

The nonprofit volunteer group with a mission to green public areas meets to celebrate Earth Day and its new projects, with the public invited and free native plant gift distributed, at a private residence, 31500 Broad Beach Rd., 5 p.m. 310.457.0624

CHILDREN’S POETRY WORKSHOP

One Book, One City workshop hosted by author Joan Graham for children ages 5-12, at Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 4 p.m. 310.456.6438

RELAY FOR LIFE

Steering committee meeting open or anyone wanting to be part of the committee for event taking placing on May 3 and 4, at the Annandale Clubhouse, 28700 Conejo View Dr. in Agoura Hills, 6:30 p.m. laura4elayagoura@yahoo.com

WED., APRIL 23

LOS ANGELES

ANTIQUE SHOW

Opening night preview party to benefit P.S. ARTS, at Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave. in Santa Monica, 5 p.m. (show continues through April 26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 310.559.9334

THURS., APRIL 24

MALIBU

OPTIMIST CLUB

The club honors five teachers selected by each public school in Malibu for its Teacher of the Year Awards, at Pepperdine’s Fireside Room, 24255 PCH, 7:30 a.m. 310.456.3507

INDONESIAN FOLK ADVENTURES

Indonesia is the featured nation for the monthly event for children to experience the folklore and traditional arts of different countries, at the Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 4 p.m. 310.456.6438

ZERO

IMPACT MALIBU

Opportunity for the public to hear from experts in the field of solar energy, at a Malibu home, 3865 South Ramirez Ridge Trail, 4 p.m. 310.456.9025

FRI., APRIL 25

ALTBUILD EXPO

Fifth annual Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo features more than 150 exhibits and lectures, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St. in Santa Monica, 10 a.m. (continues April 26 at 10 a.m.) 310.390.2930

SAT., APRIL 26

OPEN-MIC POETRY

Poetry reading event part of One Book, One City program, at Godmother Café, 23847 Stuart Ranch Rd., 3 p.m. www.1b1c-bu.com

SUN., APRIL 27

E-WASTE ROUNDUP

To celebrate Earth Day, Malibu High School’s Environmental Club sponsors the second annual collection, at the school, 30215 Morning View Dr., 10 a.m. 310.457.6801

PENNIES FOR PEACE

Benefit for the international group supported by Point Dume Marine Science Elementary School raising money to support education in Pakistan and Afghanistan with video presentation, book readings and light refreshments, at Diesel, A Bookstore, 3890 Cross Creek Rd., 3 p.m. 310.589.2074

CHILDREN’S LIFESAVING FOUNDATION BENEFIT

Martha Bodman’s “Portraits” is exhibited to benefit the Children’s Lifesaving Foundation, at Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave. in Santa Monica, 4 p.m. 310.586.6488

CHILDREN’S EARTH DAY

Event includes rescued exotic wildlife, celebrity guests and environmental experts, at STAR ECO Station, 10101 Jefferson Blvd. in Culver City, 10 a.m. 310.842.8060

MON., APRIL 28

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

First regular meeting of new City Council, at City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6:30 p.m. 310.456.2489

TUES., APRIL 29

RELAY FOR LIFE

Steering committee meeting open or anyone wanting to be part of the committee for event taking placing on May 3 and 4, at the Annandale Clubhouse, 28700 Conejo View Dr. in Agoura Hills, 6:30 p.m. laura4elayagoura@yahoo.com

WED., APRIL 30

ADVENTURER TELLS STORY

Brant Didden talks about his Mt. Everest climb in 2001 to raise money for schools in Nepal, at the Westside Waldorf School, 17310 Sunset Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, 8:30 p.m. 310.454.7064

ONGOING

MALIBU ART ASSOCIATION JURIED EXHIBITION

“The Challenge of Colors,” features oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels and photography, at Palisades Public Library Gallery, 861 Alma Real Dr. in Pacific Palisades, continues through May 2 on Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 310.454.4903

PEPPERDINE STUDENT ART EXHIBIT

Features works by graduating Pepperdine fine arts majors, at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, 24255 PCH, continues through April 26, Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 310.506.4851

‘OTHELLO’

The Los Angeles Shakespeare Co. performs the play, at the Globe Theater, 1909 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, continues through May 18, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. $20-$25. 310.455.9400

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

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

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

PREM RAWAT FOUNDATION

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

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

Sunday services at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday School at 10:50 a.m., 575 Los Liones Dr. in Pacific Palisades, 310.459.3786.

MALIBU PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Sunday services at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., at Webster Elementary School, 3602 Winter Canyon Rd., www.malibupres.org

STORYTIMES

Story reading for children and their parents, with preschoolers ages 3-5 on Mondays at 4 p.m. and toddlers ages 0-3 on Tuesdays at 4 p.m., at the Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 4 p.m. 310.456.6438

OPTIMIST CLUB OF MALIBU

Meets to plan programs as “Friend of Youth” at Pepperdine’s Fireside Room, 24255 PCH, most Thursdays , 7:30 a.m. 310.456.3507

MALIBU MEDITATION GROUP

The nondenominational group meets every Thursday at 7:30 p.m., 310.456.3591

EXTREME BOOT CAMP

Six-week outdoor military-style fitness program with classes at different locations throughout Malibu, 310.721.7944

YOUNG ADULTS CANCER SUPPORT

Free support group facilitated by a licensed psychotherapist meets the first and third Thursday of the month, at The Wellness Community, 2716 Ocean Park Blvd. Suite 1040 in Santa Monica, 7 p.m. 310.314.2555

LIONS CLUB

Meets first and third Wednesday every month, at Guido’s, 3874 Cross Creek Rd., 7 p.m. marc.goodman@pepperdine.edu

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

NATIVE AMERICAN COMMITTEE

The Native American Cultural Resources Advisory Committee meets the first Tuesday of the month at City Hall, 23815 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

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

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