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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 olivia@malibutimes.com.

See the Religious Directory Below

THURS., DEC. 16

CHRISTMAS SHOW

The Malibu Stage Company presents “It’s a Wonderful Life (Live!)” starring John Farmanesh-Bocca in the one-man show, at the Malibu Stage Company, 29243 PCH, at 8 p.m. (shows continue Dec. 17, 18, 22 and 23 at 8 p.m., Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. and Dec. 25 at 3 p.m.) $20. 310.589.1998

‘DAY WITHOUT A BAG’

More than 25,000 reusable grocery bags will be given away at nearly 200 locations in L.A. County; local sites include HOWS Market, 30745 PCH, Pavilions; 29211 Heathercliff Rd.; PC Greens, 22601 PCH; Ralphs, 23755 Malibu Rd.; and Banana Republic, 3844 Cross Creek Rd., at 11 a.m. www.healthebay.org

FRI., DEC. 17

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Santa Monica College’s Theatre Arts and Music Departments present performances by their musical theater workshop class, whose theme is “From There to Here: A Look at the Modern Musical,” at the Studio Stage at Santa Monica College, at the intersection of 19th St. and Pico Blvd., at 8 p.m. (show continues on Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Dec. 19 at 2 p.m.) $10. 310.434.4319

HOLIDAY SHOW

Pepperdine University Center for the Arts presents vocalists Debby Boone and John Davidson in their holiday show titled “Christmas Memories,” at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, at Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, at 8 p.m. $55. 310.506.4522

LOCAL SALE

Local thrift store the Artifac Tree, which donates profits to aid community programs, ends their half-price sale today before closing for winter break, from Dec. 20-Jan.3, 3728 1/2 Cross Creek Rd. 310.456.1068

BONE MARROW DRIVE

A bone marrow drive to aid an individual battling leukemia, at Malibu Presbyterian Church, 3324 Malibu Canyon Rd., and at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Dr., at 1 p.m.

SAT., DEC. 18

‘BREAKFAST WITH SANTA’

Malibu Parks and Recreation hosts “Breakfast with Santa,” with co-sponsors the Malibu Kiwanis Club, featuring a full breakfast and visit from Santa Claus, at Point Dume Marine Science Elementary School, 6955 Fernhill Dr., at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. $5. 310.317.1364

WASTE COLLECTION

The city sponsors an e-waste collection and used oil and paint roundup, at City Hall’s parking lot, 23824 Stuart Ranch Rd., 10 a.m. 310.456.2489

HOLIDAY EVENT

Malibu Country Mart hosts a winter wonderland, featuring real snow, at the Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Rd., at 12 p.m. 310.826.5636

ART SHOW OPENING

Bobbie Rich Fine Art holds a reception for their new show, ‘Flights of Fancy,’ which runs until Jan. 2, featuring artists from ages five to adult, at the Pacific Palisades Library, 861 Alma Real Dr. in the Pacific Palisades, at 3 p.m. 213.447.7387

HOLIDAY CONCERTS

Malibu Friends of Music present “A Holiday Festival of Music and Light,” at Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 28211 PCH, at 7 p.m. (show continues Dec. 19 at 4:30 p.m.) 310.589.0295

SUN., DEC. 19

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Malibu United Methodist Church hosts a Christmas celebration, featuring songs and spoken word, at Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Dr., at 10:30 a.m. 310.457.7505

‘KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS’

Malibu’s annual “Keep Christ in Christmas” event, featuring caroling, at the intersection of PCH and Webb Way, at 3 p.m.

WINTER CONCERT

Grammy nominee David Arkenstone performs his Winter Solstice Concert, featuring Celtic-inspired holiday music, at the Scherr Forum Theater at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., in Thousand Oaks, at 7:30 p.m. $29. 805.449.2787

Farmer’s Market

Last Farmer’s Market before Christmas. Malibu Library Parking lot at Civic Center Way. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

TUES., DEC. 21

SOLSTICE HIKE

A full moon hike is held to celebrate the winter solstice, at Charmlee Wilderness Park, 2577 Encinal Canyon Rd., at 6 p.m. $4. 310.317.1364, reservations required

FRI., DEC. 24

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

Christmas Eve services at Malibu Presbyterian Church, 3324 Malibu Canyon Rd., at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 310.456.1611

CANDLELIGHT SERVICE

Waveside Church’s Christmas Eve candlelight service, at Malibu West Beach Club, 30756 PCH, at 6 p.m. info@wavesidechurch.com

ONGOING

GETTY VILLA

“The Art of the Ancient Greek Theater” exhibit on display at the Getty Villa, 17985 PCH in Pacific Palisades, 10 a.m., continues through Jan. 3 (except Tuesdays and some Wednesdays). 310.440.7300

STORY SERIES

The Malibu Library begins a six week story time sessions, featuring pre-literacy activities, beginning the week of Dec. 6. For infants up to 18 months, Mondays at the Malibu Library, 23555 Civic Center Way, 10 a.m. For children 18 months to five years, Tuesdays at the Malibu Library, at 10 a.m. Park Tales Story Time for children ages 18 months to five years, Thursdays at Bluffs Park, 24250 PCH. Events run until Jan. 13, 2011.

ROTARY CLUB

Meets Wednesdays at Pepperdine’s Fireside Room, 24255 PCH, 7:30 a.m. (optional buffet breakfast is $10) maliburotary.org

FARMERS MARKET

Cornucopia Foundation’s market takes place on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Civic Center parking lot, 23519 Civic Center Way. malibufarmersmarket.net

FISHING

Malibu Pier offers 3/4 day fishing trips, Saturdays and Sundays, 7 a.m. $59. 310.456.8031

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

SOS Community Outreach holds their meetings to help people in transition, at the Webster Elementary auditorium, 3602 Winter Canyon Rd., every Thursday at 7 p.m. sosmalibu.org

CPR/ FIRST AID CLASS

CPR or First Aid classes, at City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., second Wednesday of every month, $25, pre-registration with Brad Davis required at 310.456.2489 x260.

NETWORKING FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Networking for those ages 18 to 40, hosted by Chamber of Commerce, Thursdays, at the Malibu Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 23805 Stuart Ranch Rd., 11 a.m. 310.456.9025

KIWANIS CLUB

Meets second and third Thursdays of the month, at various locations, 7 p.m. 310.589.9266

COMPUTER LAB

Chance for seniors to learn the basics about computers from retired UCLA professor at the Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., Fridays at 10 a.m. $2. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

OPTIMIST CLUB

The club meets, at Pepperdine’s Fireside Room, 24255 PCH, most Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. 310.456.3507

CHAIR YOGA

Yoga class for seniors, at Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., Mondays at 1 p.m. $2. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

BOOK DISCUSSION

Malibu book discussion group meets Wednesdays, at Point Dume Clubhouse, 1 p.m. 310.456.6139

LIONS CLUB

Meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month, at Guido’s Malibu, 3874 Cross Creek Rd., 7:30 p.m. marc.goodman@pepperdine.edu.

ABUNDANT HARVEST ORGANICS

Subscribers receive a box of organic produce every Saturday at Malibu Methodist Church (in the parking lot), 11 a.m. abundantharvestorganics.com

Religious Directory

WAVESIDE MALIBU CHURCH

Sunday service at 6 p.m., Malibu High School Theater, 30215 Morning View Dr., www.wavesidechurch.com

UNIVERSITY CHURCH OF CHRIST

Sunday service at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Pepperdine’s Stauffer Chapel, 24255 PCH, 310.506.4504

MALIBU JEWISH CENTER & SYNAGOGUE

Friday services times vary, Saturday Torah study at 9:30 a.m. and service at 11:30 a.m., 24855 PCH, 310.456.2178

ST. AIDAN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Sunday Contemplative Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m., Sunday Holy Eucharist with music and choir at 10 a.m. and Sunday School at 10 a.m., 28211 PCH, 310.457.7966

CHABAD OF MALIBU

Friday service at dusk, Saturday service followed by lunch at 10 a.m., 22933 PCH, 310.456.6588

OUR LADY OF MALIBU CATHOLIC CHURCH

Daily Mass Monday-Saturday at 8 a.m., Sunday Mass at 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. with childcare available and 12 p.m., 3625 Winter Canyon Rd., 310.456.2361

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST

Sunday service and Sunday school at 10 a.m., testimony meeting on Wednesday at 8 p.m., 28635 PCH, 310.457.7767

MALIBU PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

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

MALIBU SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH

Saturday bible study at 9:45 a.m. Church service at 11 a.m. followed by a vegan potluck. It meets at Webster Elementary, 3602 Winter Canyon Rd.  http://malibusdachurch.adventistfaith.org/

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

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

MALIBU UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Sunday service at 10:30 a.m., 30128 Morning View Dr., 310.457.7505

CALVARY CHAPEL

Sunday service at 10 a.m., at Juan Cabrillo Elementary School, 30237 Morning View Dr., 310.589.9673

The Religious Directory includes religious services in Malibu. Religions that do not have an institution in Malibu, but do have one in nearby areas are also included. If you feel any additions or changes should be made to this section, contact Jonathan Friedman at 310.456.5507 ext. 105 or jf@malibutimes.com