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WED., DEC. 5

LEGACY PARK

Scoping session in preparation for drafting of EIR on plan for Legacy Park, at City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6:30 p.m. 310.456.2489

THURS., DEC. 6

MALIBU HIGH’S ‘THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH’

Students perform the Thornton Wilder play, at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Dr., 7 p.m. (performances also take place Dec. 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. $10-$15. 310.457.6801

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Pepperdine Choirs and Orchestra perform, at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 PCH, 7:30 p.m. $10. 310.506.4522

FRI., DEC. 7

CHANUKAH CONCERT

Eighth annual concert features Cantor Marcelo Gindlin, Mallory Lewis, Lamb Chop and many surprise guests, at Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue, 24855 PCH, 7 p.m. 310.456.2178

CHRISTMAS CAROL FIREFIGHTER BENEFIT

Benefit concert for the firefighters injured in the Corral Fire featuring Point Dume resident Tommy Funderburk and others, Malibu Performing Arts Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd., 7 p.m. (with additional performance Dec. 8 at 7 p.m.) 866.468.3399.

SAT., DEC. 8

WOMEN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

Malibu Presbyterian Church hosts fundraiser for the church and the fire relief funds for the state of California with a “House Party,” at the space formally housing Granita, 23725 Malibu Rd., 2 p.m. $100 (tickets must be purchased at Malibu Colony Co. store in the Malibu Country Mart, event is free for recent fire victims). 310.317.0177

INSURANCE EDUCATION

Session on insurance issues in the wake of the Malibu fires, at the Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 1 p.m. 310.456.6438

SKATEBOARD CONTEST

The city hosts the contest, at Papa Jack’s Skate Park, 23415 Civic Center Way, 10 a.m. $5. 310.317.1364

MALIBU LITTLE LEAGUE

Hardball and softball registration, at Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH and Malibu High, 30215 Morning View Dr., 12 p.m. (Bluffs Park, with additional session same time on Dec. 9) and 11 a.m. (Malibu High) www.malibulittleleague.org

ALS SUPPORT GROUP

Group for people on the Westside with ALS, their families and friends, meets at West LA Service Center, 11355 Ohio Ave. in Los Angeles, 10 a.m. 818.865.8067 ext. 234

WESTSIDE BALLET’S ‘THE NUTCRACKER’

The 35th annual performance takes place at the Wadsworth Theatre, 11301 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (additional performances Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.) $25. 213.365.3500

CELEBRITY TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Bank of the West Pro Celebrity Tennis Classic features Monica Seles, Jennifer Capriati, David Duchovny and Gavin Rossdale among others, raising money for several organizations, including the Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Down Syndrome, the National Down Syndrome Society and The Riviera Foundation, at The Riviera Tennis Club, 1250 Capri Dr. in Pacific Palisades, 9 a.m. (with gala and auction at 7 p.m.) 888.85.YOUTH

SUN., DEC. 9

PHOTOGRAPHER SAM JONES APPEARS

Topanga photographer Sam Jones comes to sign his first book, “The Here and Now,” at Diesel, A Bookstore, 3890 Cross Creek Road, 3 p.m. 310.456.9961

KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS

Community caroling and celebration, at the Nativity Scene, intersection of Webb Way and PCH, 3 p.m. (with additional events on Dec. 16 and 23 at 3 p.m.)

ADAMSON HOUSE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

The 24th annual celebration takes place, at the Adamson House, 23200 PCH , 2 p.m. 310.456.8432

PUBLIC SAFETY FUNDRAISER

The Westside Waldorf School hosts an event to make Sunset Blvd. safer, includes refreshments, music, auction and raffle, at The Outdoor Room, 17311 Sunset Blvd. in Pacific Palisades, 3:30 p.m.

MON., DEC. 10

MEASURE BB COMMITTEE

The school district facilities bond measure committee holds a meeting with distribution of the undesignated $38 million on the agenda, at Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica, 4 p.m. 310.450.8338

TUES., DEC. 11

MHS CHORAL CONCERT

The Choral Music Department at Malibu High School presents its annual Winter Concert, at the school, 30215 Morning View Dr., 7 p.m. 310.457.6801

THURS., DEC. 13

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER IN MALIBU

California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner comes speaks with a panel of diaster relief experts, at Pepperdine’s George Elkins Auditorium, 24255 PCH, 7 p.m. 310.506.4000

CITY’S HOLIDAY

OPEN HOUSE

Festivities with lots of food take place and attendees asked to bring unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, at City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 4 p.m. 310.456.2489

CHAMBER HOLIDAY MIXER

Live entertainment, gourmet food, silent auctions, networking opportunities and attendees asked to bring unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, at Duke’s Malibu, 21150 PCH, 5:30 p.m. $15-$25. 310.456.9025

FRI., DEC. 14

SENIOR CITIZEN’S CLUB HOLIDAY MEETING

Includes traditional ham dinner with caroling by Malibu High School students, at the Point Dume Clubhouse, 29500 Heathercliff Rd., 12 p.m. $5. 310.457.7086

MALIBU NAVY LEAGUE

Holiday event with potluck meal and attendees asked to bring unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots, at Washington Mutual Bank, 29211 Heathercliff Rd., 6:30 p.m. 310.344.8982

SAT., DEC. 15

PACIFIC FESTIVAL BALLET’S ‘THE NUTCRACKER’

The resident ballet company performs, at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (with performances also taking place Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.) $20-$34. 805.449.ARTS

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

City and Kiwanis Club event includes breakfast, caroling, arts & crafts and a visit with Santa, at Point Dume Elementary, 6955 Fernhill Dr., 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. $5. 310.456.2489

LATINO HISTORY

Drama interpretations by teens includes ancient Aztec history, the Mexican Revolution, the works of Cesar Chavez and other events, at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga, 1 p.m. 310.455.2322 ext. 300

TUES., DEC. 18

MHS BAND CONCERT

The Instrumental Music Department at Malibu High School presents its annual Winter Concert, at the school, 30215 Morning View Dr., 7 p.m. 310.457.6801

WED., DEC. 19

JUAN CABRILLO

VOCAL CONCERT

Grades 3-5 perform “Holiday in Song 2007,” at Juan Cabrillo Elementary School, 30237 Morning View Dr., 8:30 a.m. 310.457.0360

MHS ORCHESTRA

The Instrumental Music Department at Malibu High School presents its annual Winter Orchestra Concert, at the school, 30215 Morning View Dr., 7 p.m. 310.457.6801

THURS., DEC. 20

JUAN CABRILLO

VOCAL CONCERT

Grades K-2 perform “Holiday in Song 2007,” at Juan Cabrillo Elementary School, 30237 Morning View Dr., 8:30 a.m. 310.457.0360

ONGOING

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 nondemoninational 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

‘ALWAYS-BUT NOT FOREVER’

Henry Jaglom’s play runs through Dec. 9, at Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main St., through Dec. 9 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. $20. 310.392.7327

ART SHOW

Victoria Nodiff’s “A Journey’s Worth,” who shows her spiritual connection with animals by using gouache, acrylic and gold leaf of paper, is on display through Dec. 13 at CANVAS, 23410 Civic Center Way, 310.317.9895

ART EXHIBIT

Works from California artists marking the 15th anniversary of the museum, at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, 24255 PCH, Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 310.506.4851

SCIENCE IN TOYLAND

Exhibit combines the fun of playing games with problem solving to foster a positive attitude toward science, at the California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Dr. in Los Angeles, runs through Jan. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.californiasciencecenter.org

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

YOUTH YOGA

For children ages 3-8, classes take placed on Fridays from Sept. 14-Oct. 19, at Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 2:15 p.m. $80 for all classes or $15 per class. 310.317.1364

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, 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

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

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

POLITICAL EXHIBITION

Artists Gioj De Marco, Ehren Tool and Sinan Revell use their exhibition “Land ho!” to denounce the dichotomy of “right and wrong” and look at the spaces in between until Dec. 15 at the Red House Gallery, 1224 Abbot Kinney in Venice, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment on the weekend, 310.452.3264