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WED., FEB. 6

L.A. COUNTY

ASSESSOR SPEAKS

Los Angeles County Assessor Rick Auerbach speaks at the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce lunch on how one can lower property tax bills, at Calabasas Golf & Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada in Calabasas, 12 p.m. 818.889.3150

THURS., FEB. 7

BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District board meets, at Malibu City Hall. 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 5:30 p.m. 310.450.8338

SPECIAL EDUCATION PUBLIC INPUT SESSION

Lou Barber & Associates, the firm hired to conduct an independent review of the school district’s Special Education program, is conducting public input sessions in preparation for the review, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at District Headquarters, 1651 16 St. in Santa Monica, and at 6:30 p.m. at Malibu High School Library, 30215 Morning View Dr., 310.450.8338

FRI., FEB. 8

SENIOR

CITIZENS CLUB

Meeting and Valentine’s Day Gourmet Luncheon, at the Point Dume Clubhouse, 29500 Heathercliff Rd., 12 p.m. $5. 310.457.7086

MALIBU SPOTLIGHT VOCAL SHOWCASE

An evening of vocals with a band, at the Malibu Inn, 22969 PCH, 8 p.m. 310.924.4249

LITERARY

LUNCHEON

Jennifer Kaufman and Karen Mack celebrate the publication of their book, “A Version of the Truth,” at Guido’s Malibu, 3874 Cross Creek Rd., 12 p.m. $60 (includes lunch and copy of book). 310.456.9961

WOMEN IN FILM

Black History Month Celebration includes speakers’ panel of Beverly Todd, Jewel Diamond Taylor, Ja’Net DuBois, Rochelle Lucas, Tina Marie Tyler and a surprise guest, at Chart House Restaurant, 18412 PCH, 8 a.m. $10-$15. 310.457.8664

SAT., FEB. 9

SOLAR POWER SEMINAR

Akeena Solar hosts free seminar, at Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, 11 a.m. 888.253.3628

MEALS ON WHEELS BENEFIT

Second annual Casino Night at the Beach with poker, black jack, craps and roulette, prizes, food and drinks, at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave. in Santa Monica, 4 p.m. $75-$85. 310.394.5133

PAINT-OUT

The Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore Inc. host a paint-out for artists working in all media, at Cheeseboro Canyon in Agoura Hills, 9:30 a.m. 310.338.0333.

SUN., FEB. 10

HABITAT RESTORATION

The California Native Plant Society is hosting an event to remove non-native, invasive plants, at Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH, 9 a.m. 818.348.5910

PALISADES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Conducted by Joel B. Lish, the orchestra performs Norman Ludwin’s “Elegy for 9/11,” Khachaturian’s “Violin Concerto” with Arman Anassian as violin soloist and the Brahms’ “Symphony No. 4 in E Minor,” at Palisades High School’s Mercer Hall, 15777 Bowdoin in Pacific Palisades, 7:30 p.m. 310.454.8040

MON., FEB. 11

DISCUSSION ON RAPE AND DEPRESSION

Andrea Cooper, whose daughter Kristen committed suicide in 1995 after being raped by a friend, speaks on the issues, at Pepperdine’s Elkins Auditorium, 24255 PCH, 8:30 p.m. 310.506.4298

SMC’S ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY SPEAKER SERIES

Jennifer C. Sullivan, film producer whose recent experience includes being an associate producer with James Cameron’s Earthship Productions, speaks at Santa Monica College’s Academy of Entertainment & Technology’s Screening Room, 1660 Stewart St. in Santa Monica, 7 p.m. 310.434.3777

WED., FEB. 13

ROTARY CLUB

Tom Voccola speaks on “Unleashing Purpose & Passion in Yourself & Others,” at Pepperdine’s Fireside Room, 24255 PCH, 7:30 a.m. 310.456.6958

SPIRIT OF UGANDA

Dancers, singers, drummers and musicians bring to life the sounds of East Africa, at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 PCH, 7:30 p.m. $20-$35. 310.506.4522

THURS., FEB. 14

SWEETHEART PANCAKE BREAKFAST

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, at the Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 9 a.m. 310.456.2489

FRI., FEB. 15

SMC PLANETARIUM

The topic is “Impacts: Life in the Solar System Shooting Gallery,” which examines theories of impact cratering dynamics, potentially hazardous near-Earth asteroids and other subjects, the John Drescher Planetarium, 1900 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica, 8 p.m. $5-$9 310.434.3000.

SMC CONCERT

Opening performance of Santa Monica College’s Under the Radar series with free concert by Janet Klein & the Parlor Boys, a unique group that specializes in “obscure, naughty and lovely songs of the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s,” at SMC’s Performing Arts Center & Music Academy, 1310 11 St. in Santa Monica, 7:30 p.m. 310.434.3414

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

Performance of music by Mozart, Brahms and John Harbison, at St. Matthew’s Church, 1031 Bienveneda Ave in Pacific Palisades, 8 p.m. $25. 310.573.7422

SAT., FEB. 16

GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

The Mountains Restoration Trust-hosted event allows participants, whether beginner or advanced birdwatchers, to learn about bird identification and behavior from experts, at Headwaters Corner, 23075 Mulholland Hwy. in Calabasas, 8 a.m. 818.591.1701 ext. 212

SUN., FEB. 17

SOPRANO VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Soprano Katie Van Kooten performs at Pepperdine’s Raitt Recital Hall, 24255 PCH, 2 p.m. $10-$25. 213.365.3500

SAFETY HARBOR KIDS CONCERT

Volunteer appreciation party and membership drive features Paul Barrere and Little Feat guitarist Fred Tackett with various other performers, at the Malibu Inn, 22969 PCH, 3 p.m. $20-$40. www.safetyharborkids.org

TUES., FEB. 19

SENIORS BIRTHDAY SOCIAL

Celebration of February birthdays at the Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 1 p.m. 310.456.2489

WED., FEB. 20

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES LECTURE SERIES

The topic is “Sustainable Works in Our Communities,” at Room 123 of Santa Monica College’s Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Dr. in Santa Monica, 6:30 p.m. 310.434.4743

AGOURA RELAY FOR LIFE

Second team captain meeting in preparation for the May 3 American Cancer Society event, at Agoura High School, 28545 West Driver Ave. in Agoura Hills, 7 p.m. www.events.cancer.org/rflagouraca

ONGOING

ART EXHIBIT

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area presents a contemporary Native American art exhibit, at the Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center, Via Goleta Rd. in Thousand Oaks, Saturdays and Sundays through March 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 805.375.1930

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.

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

PHOTOGRAPHY

EXHIBIT

The Malibu Times’ photographer Harper Smith has her work on display in exhibit, “Ebb & Flow,” at Baby Blues Barbecue, 444 Lincoln Blvd. in Venice; continues through Feb. 13. 310.396.7675

CHARLES ARNOLDI EXHIBIT

Includes 25 large-scale works in wood, at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, 24255 PCH, continues through March 30 Tuesday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 310.506.4851

SCULPTURE EXHIBIT

Works by David Grant, Laurie Hassold and David Hollen, at Bert Green Fine Art, 102 5 St. in Los Angeles, continues through Feb. 23 Tuesday-Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 213.624.6212

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

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

SUBSTANCE ABUSE EDUCATION

Free program for family members of those with substance abuse problems meets the Wednesday of the month, at the Malibu Conference Center, Calamigos Ranch, near Kanan Rd. and Mulholland Hwy. 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