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WED., SEPT. 10

RECALL FORUM Free informational forum on the gubernatorial election with featured speaker California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley, 6 p.m. at UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall. Parking is $7. RSVP 794.6810


CANDLELIGHT LABYRINTH WALK Malibu United Methodist Church will hold a candlelight Labyrinth walk on Thursday at 7 p.m., when participants will light a candle and walk the circles leading to the prayer center. The church is located at 30128 Morning View Dr. 457.7505

HEROES GARDEN OPENSA dedication ceremony will take place on Thursday at 11 a.m. for the new Heroes Garden at Pepperdine University, built to honor the heroes of Sept. 11. It is located directly across from the Graziadio Executive Center.

FRI., SEPT. 12

MALIBU SENIOR CITIZENS Meeting at the Point Dume Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 12:30. 457.8896

SENIOR PROM Senior citizens’ prom night with live music, appetizers, a raffle and a vote for the prom king and queen, 7 p.m. Fee. 456.2489, ext. 357

SAT., SEPT. 13

BIRDS OF AUTUMN Birdwalk at Solstice Canyon, 2.5 hours beginning at 8:30 a.m. 805.370.2301

PAINT OUT Allied Artists Paint Out at El Matador State Beach. Meet in the parking lot at 10 a.m. Parking is $5; there is no drinking water available. 338.0333

CHARITY CONCERT Waves of Mercy concert to benefit Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association and Hats Off For Cancer, 5 p.m. in Pepperdine University Alumni Park. 506.4522,

MARSHMALLOW HIKE Twilight hike at Charmlee Park at 5:15 p.m. with marshmallow roast to follow. Bring marshmallows and skewers. R.S.V.P. 317.1364

SUN., SEPT. 14

NAUTICA MALIBU TRIATHLON Swimming, biking and running competition at Zuma Beach beginning at 7:15 a.m. Benefits the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. To register, visit

PRESCHOOL BLESSING Blessing of the preschool, children and teachers at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church during the 8:30 a.m. service. 457.7699

TINY TOT OLYMPICS Races, long jump, an obstacle course and more for children ages 2-6. Bluffs Park, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. $3 per child. 317.1364

ROCKY OAKS WALK Leisurely two-hour nature walk at Rocky Oaks Park, 9 a.m. Park in lot off Mulholland Highway, west of Kanan Road. 805.370.2301

SILENT MOVIE Outdoor screening of “The Vanishing American” (1926), 7:30 p.m. at Paramount Ranch. 805.370.2301

STORYTELLING Storyteller and musician Barney Saltzberg will get everyone up and dancing at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 11 a.m. Tickets: $7 each or $30/5. 310.455.3723

MALIBU DEMOCRATIC CLUB Grand Opening of NO RECALL Headquarters at 408 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, with two other Democratic Clubs. Speakers and refreshments, noon to 4 p.m. 454.1487


WOMEN IN FILM Women in Film Foundation’s Outreach Life Skills Series presents, “What Lies Beneath the Thoughts You Speak?? Move from Blocked to Block-Buster!” with Judith Parker Harris. 6:45 p.m. at UBS Paine Weber in Century City. RSVP by Sept. 12, 657-5144

MALIBU ORCHID SOCIETY Meets the third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m. at the Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club. Free. 395.1753

WED., SEPT. 17

PETE SANFORD Retired California lobbyist Pete Sanford will be the guest speaker at the Malibu Republican Women, Federated, luncheon meeting, 11 a.m. at the Gray Whale. RSVP 457.3530

‘THE HEAT IS ON’ Informative hour on natural ways of handling menopause, led by Dr. Jeanne Lisella, 6:30 p.m. at YMCA Santa Monica, 2019 14th St. Free. 452.3881

SAT., SEPT. 20

CHARITY ESTATE SALE The Miracle Run Charitable Run Foundation will hold a huge estate sale to benefit the opening of the Angel’s Miracle Community Garden for Special Needs Children in Malibu Lake,

2074 Lookout Dr., 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 818.865.8836

COASTAL CLEANUP DAY 9 a.m. – noon; Malibu cleanup locations include Topanga Beach, Surfrider, Malibu Lagoon, Zuma, El Pescador, La Piedra and El Matador beaches, Nicholas Canyon Beach, Leo Carrillo Beach, south and Malibu Creek State Park. Wear closed-toed shoes, sunscreen and a hat.

CHAPARRAL WALK Landscape architect Thomas F. Kaye will lead a free Chaparral Walk-and-Talk at Soka University, 9:30 a.m. Rain cancels. RSVP 818.878.3763

‘SPIRIT OF THE MOUNTAINS’ Photo exhibit opens with contest winners announced, 2 p.m. at the National Park Visitor Center in Thousand Oaks. 805.370.2301

‘MINIMALISM AND MORE’ Reception at 6 p.m. for artists participating in a contemporary exhibit at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art. 506.4851

MARYLYN McCOO, BILLY DAVIS JR. Performance by Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., former lead vocalists of The 5th Dimension, 8 p.m. at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre. 506.4522

SUN., SEPT. 21

BIRDWALK Bird watching at Malibu Creek State Park, 8 a.m. – noon. Meet in lower parking lot and bring binoculars. 457-5796

WETLANDS TOUR At Malibu Lagoon on the third Sunday of every month, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Meet at Malibu Lagoon State Park parking lot. R.S.V.P. 456.5604

BLUFFS PARK WALK Two-hour hike from Bluffs Park to the sea, 10 a.m. 818.348.5910

ART SHOW Malibuite Jackie Welch-Bass will be one of the artists featured at the Brentwood Autumn Art Show, 10 a.m. along San Vicente Boulevard from Saltair to Darlington. 626.797.6803

LUAU FUNDRAISER Block party and silent auction to benefit local service personnel in the Sheriff’s and Fire departments and lifeguards. Live music, carnival games, crafts, luau contests and more, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the park of the Malibu Community Center/Pt. Dume Elementary School. Free. 317.2176

MUSIC & STORIES Music and stories by Courtney Campbell to tickle kids’ funny-bones. Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 11 a.m. Tickets: $7 each or $30/5. 455.3723

THE CAVATINA DUO Program includes works for flute and guitar, 2 p.m. at Pepperdine’s Raitt Rectal Hall. 506.4522

ROBERT SCHEER TO SPEAK Public is invited to the Malibu Democratic Club meeting, 2:30 p.m. at Webster School. Speakers are Robert Scheer and Kelly Hayes-Raitt on her trip to Iraq. 310-454-1487


MONEY MATTERS Free discussion group on taxes and other financial matters, 3 p.m. at the Malibu Senior Center. RSVP 456.2489, ext. 357

WED., SEPT. 24

GOLF TOURNAMENT Malibu Chamber of Commerce presents the 11th Annual Golf Tournament with celebrity host Richard Karn. Tierra Rejada Golf Club in Moorpark. Check-In at 10 a.m. Entry deadline is Sept. 15. 456-9025


DOCENT TRAINING BEGINS Charmlee Wilderness Park docent training, Sept. 25 – Dec. 7. $50. 779.7023


‘MINIMALISM AND MORE’ Contemporary art exhibit runs through Nov. 16 at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art. 506.4851

‘JEWS & JESUS’ Musical comedy “Jews & Jesus” performs through Sept. 14 at the Malibu Stage Co. on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. $20. 589.1998

FACULTY ART EXHIBIT Santa Monica College faculty art exhibit at the college’s gallery runs through Oct. 4. 434.3434

MALIBU SENIOR CENTER Free computer lab, first and third Thursday of every month beginning Aug. 7, 6-8 p.m.; Chess Club meets the last Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. 456.2489, ext. 357

FARMERS’ MARKET Cornucopia’s Malibu Farmers’ Market, Sundays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Civic Center parking lot. 457.4537

ST. AIDAN’S SERVICES St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church services on Sundays at 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 10:30. Childcare available from 8:15 – 11:45 a.m. 457.7966

FAMILY FUNDAYS Children’s entertainment on Sundays, June 15 – Oct. 19 at The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. 455-3723

KIWANIS CLUB Meets the first, third and fourth Thursdays of each month at Guido’s Malibu, 7 p.m. 589.9266

MALIBU CHESS CLUB Free meeting for all levels every Tuesday at the Point Dume Club and the last Tuesday of every month at Bluffs Park. 457.1556

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, Bible study, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Malibu Vineyard Christian Church banquet room. Holly: 818.880.6372

MOMMY AND ME CLASSES At Malibu Gymnastics, Monday through Thursday for children walking – 3 years. 589.5538; at Gan Malibu Preschool: Toddlers, Thursdays at 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; babies, Thursdays, 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 454.0499

STORYTIME Tuesdays at the Malibu Public Library. Toddlers, 10:30 a.m.; preschoolers, 11:15 a.m. 456.6438

A.A. MEETINGS Fridays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 6:30 p.m., St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church. 457.7966. Mon. – Thur. and Sat. evenings at the Malibu Community Center. 213.387.8316 or 457.1558

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


BRAILLE INSTITUTE Braille Institute in Los Angeles needs volunteers for reading, classroom assisting and clerical. 323.663.1111, ext. 3160.

MEALS-ON-WHEELS The Santa Monica/Malibu, Pacific Palisades chapter of Meals-on-Wheels urgently needs volunteers to deliver meals to ill, elderly and other homebound people who request them. All training provided. 394.7558

WILDLIFE CENTER The California Wildlife Center in Malibu Canyon is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to work in wildlife rescue, animal care, building/construction and office work. 818.222.2658

STATE PARKS Help rangers educate visitors and schoolchildren to local state parks about the natural and cultural history of the location. 805.488.1827

BIBLE STUDY FOR HOMELESS Bible study, prayer and dinner for homeless and others in transition, 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Vineyard Christian Fellowship, banquet room, 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd. 818.880.6372

AHIMSA INTER’L Fundraising, grant writing and research needed for nonprofit in Topanga specializing in environmental and social issues. 455.9932

SEA SHEPHERD Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in Malibu needs volunteers to table events, assemble press materials, filing, etc. 456.8986

JEWISH BIG BROTHERS Jewish Big Brothers of Los Angeles needs Jewish men ages 21 – 65 to mentor youth. 323.761.8675

CHILDREN’S TUTORS The Malibu office of School on Wheels needs volunteers to contribute an hour a week to tutor children of homeless families. Training is provided. 589.2642

CHARMLEE PARK DOCENTS Charmlee Park needs of docents for nature walks, full moon hikes and school and scout programs. 779.7023

STUDENT NATURALISTS Become a student naturalist volunteer at Charmlee Wilderness Park. Learn animal care and trail maintenance, and participate in camp-outs and tree planting. Qualifies for Malibu High School community service. 317.1364

BATTERED FAMILIES Sojourn Services for battered women and their children needs volunteers for hotline, support groups, emergency response teams and court accompaniment. 264.6646, ext. 221

SUICIDE PREVENTION CENTER New volunteers are needed to help staff 24-hour crisis line. No previous experience necessary. Bilingual volunteers especially needed. 751.5373

BLOOD RECIPIENTS The American Red Cross seeks blood recipients and their families to speak to community groups to increase awareness of the need for blood donations. 213.739.5654