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See the Religious Directory Below

WED., JAN. 6

MRCA SPECIAL MEETING

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority holds a special meeting to discuss public access in the West Broad Beach area, at the Conejo Recreation and Park District, 403 West Hillcrest Dr., in Thousand Oaks,

2 p.m. mrca.ca.gov

THURS., JAN 7

COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PREVENTION MEETING

One in a series of meetings being held for the new Santa Monica Mountains Community Wildfire Protection Plan to discuss community wildfire prevention actions for the west beaches, at Malibu City Hall Council Chambers, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6 p.m. 818.890.5783

FRI., JAN. 8

COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PREVENTION MEETING

One in a series of meetings being held for the new Santa Monica Mountains Community Wildfire Protection Plan to discuss community wildfire prevention actions for Point Dume, at Malibu City Hall Council Chambers, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6 p.m. 818.890.5783

ENERGY CONSERVATION MEETING

Malibu Senior Citizens Club hosts a meeting featuring Southern California Edison speaker, Thanos Tresnos, Ph.D, who will speak about various aspects of the company, including currently available energy conservation programs to reduce monthly electric bills, at the Point Dume Club Clubhouse, 29500 Heathercliff Rd., 1 p.m. 310.457.7086

SAT., JAN. 9

COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PUBLIC REVIEW

A public review to discuss mapping and brainstorming exercises from the previous series of meetings to deal with particular geography, vegetation cover and neighborhood concerns in fire-prone regions, in the multipurpose room at Juan Cabrillo Elementary School, 30237 Morning View Dr. 2 p.m. 818.890.5783

SUN., JAN. 10

COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PREVENTION MEETINGS

One in a series of meetings being held for the new Santa Monica Mountains Community Wildfire Protection Plan to discuss community wildfire prevention actions for central beaches (with another meeting at 6 p.m. for east beaches), at Malibu City Hall Council Chambers, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 2 p.m. 818.890.5783

BOOK SIGNING

Author Dan Fante discusses and signs “86’d,” his newest narrative, at Diesel, A Bookstore, 3890 Cross Creek Rd., 3 p.m. 310.456.9961

THE NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS

Some of China’s most accomplished acrobats thrill audiences at breathtaking heights, in Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. $20-$35. 310.506.4522

MON., JAN. 11

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Malibu City Council holds its first regular meeting of the new year, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6:30 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext.228

YOUTH COMMISSION SPECIAL MEETING

The Youth Commission holds a special meeting, in the Large Conference Room at Malibu City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 7 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 350

COMEDY NIGHT

A free Comedy Night for people affected by cancer and their families, with featured performer Karen Rontowski, at The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, 530 Hampshire Rd., in Westlake Village, 7 p.m. 805.379.4777

TUES., JAN. 12

COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PREVENTION MEETING

One in a series of meetings being held for the new Santa Monica Mountains Community Wildfire Protection Plan to discuss community wildfire prevention actions for Corral Canyon and Pepperdine, at Los Angeles County Waterworks, 23533 West Civic Center Way, 6 p.m. 818.890.5783

ZORACES SPECIAL MEETING

The Zoning Ordinance Revisions and Code Enforcement Subcommittee holds a special meeting, in the Large Conference Room at Malibu City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 11 a.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 232

WED., JAN. 13

COWBOY EXTRAVAGANZA

A free event featuring rope tricks, camp songs, American folklore and lots of cowboy fun with Cowboy Ken; for families and children in preschool through 6th grade, at Malibu Library, 23519 Civic Center Way, 4 p.m. 310.456.6438

STATE OF THE BAY CONFERENCE

The Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission releases the 2010 State of the Bay Report and hosts a day-long conference to examine the health of the bay’s natural habitats and resources, measure progress made, and discuss challenges ahead, lunch included, at Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Dr., in Los Angeles, $50-$80. 213.576.6645

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT

A recycling event for the public to safely dispose disused electronics; no batteries, light bulbs, refrigerators, dryers or dishwashers, at the Point Dume Marine Science Elementary School parking lot, 6955 Fernhill Dr., 8 a.m. 310.457.9370

SAT., JAN. 16

ACOUSTIC MATINEE

A free acoustic performance of lo-fi, indie pop music from two up-and-coming groups, Watercolor Paintings and IRONTOM, at Malibu Library, 23519 West Civic Center Way, 1 p.m. 310.456.6438

SUN., JAN. 17

E-WASTE ROUNDUP

A recycling event for the public to safely dispose disused electronics such as televisions, computers and DVD players, at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Dr., 10 a.m. 310.457.6801

TUES., JAN. 19

SLEEP IMPROVEMENT SEMINAR

An informational event to teach tactics for deep sleep and more energy, call to RSVP, at the office of Dr. Tony Hall, 28990 PCH, 6 p.m. 310.589.1005.

ONGOING

LITTLE LEAGUE TRYOUTS

Malibu Little League baseball and softball tryouts to be held Jan. 8 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for youths ages 11 and 12 ; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for youths ages 9 and 10; and Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for youths ages 7 and 8, at Bluffs Park, malibulittleleague.org

WINTER STORY TIMES

Malibu Library offers Winter Story Times featuring free age-appropriate, and fun interactive programs featuring books, rhymes, music and movement for toddlers and preschoolers from 18 months to 5 years old; Tuesdays from Jan. 5 to Feb. 2, at Malibu Library, 23519 West Civic Center Way, 10 a.m. 310.456.6438

COLLECTOR’S CHOICE

Celebrating 70 years of collecting, J. Paul Getty and his antiquities, as well as seldom seen works of art, will be on display; exhibit runs through Feb. 8, at The Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, call for time and price. 310.440.7300

MEDITATION MEETING

Meditation group meets in the flatland of central Malibu. Thursdays 7:30 p.m. Nondenominational, no charge. Instruction offered.

310.456.3591

ORGANIC HARVEST

Weekly delivery of crates of organic, seasonal, local fruits and vegetables; harvest is 24 – 36 hours prior to delivery, pick up occurs every Saturday from 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Malibu Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Dr., www.abundantharvestorganics.com

CHILDREN’S HEBREW LANGUAGE CLASS

Ongoing Hebrew language class, “Chalav DVash,” for children ages 4 to 7, times vary, 310.456.2173

KIDS FUN FRIDAYS

Kids Fun Fridays at the farm, includes berry-picking, food and plant identification, and free take-home farm surprises, for toddlers on up, at Vital Zuman Farm, 29127 PCH. 310.457.5302

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ROUNDUP

An opportunity for residents to recycle household hazardous waste, takes place the third Saturday of each month, at the Malibu Library parking lot between Webb Way and Cross Creek Rd., 10 a.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 28

PET ADOPTIONS

Bark Avenue Foundation hosts a monthly adoption for rescued dogs and cats, includes information on spay/neuter services, vaccinations, boarding, grooming and volunteer opportunities, on the second Saturday of each month, at Pacific Coast Pets, 23705 Malibu Rd., 11 a.m. 213.840.0153

NETWORKING FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

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

YOUNG ADULTS CANCER SUPPORT

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

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., 1 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

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 10:30 a.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING

Meets to plan programs as “Friend of Youth” 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., 1 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

SENIOR LUNCHEON

Lunch with entertainment on the fourth Thursday of the month, at Malibu Senior Center, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 11 a.m. $2. 310.456.2489 ext. 357

BOOK DISCUSSION

Malibu book discussion group, all welcome, meets every Wed. at Point Dume Clubhouse, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. 310.456.6139

LIONS CLUB

The 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

WASTEWATER ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Meets Thursdays at City Hall Large Conference Room, 23825 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 374

PARKS AND RECREATION

Meets the third Thursday of every month, at City Hall Council Chambers, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road, 6:30 p.m. 310.456.2489 ext. 349

ABUNDANT HARVEST ORGANICS

Abundant Harvest Organics deliver fresh organic, seasonal and local vegetables, fruits and herbs 24-36 hours after harvest, every Saturday, at Malibu Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Drive, 11 a.m. abundantharvestorganics.com

POETRY POTLUCK

Beginning Sept. 21 and continuing the third Monday of every month thereafter, Vital Zuman hosts Poetry Potluck, featuring poetry readings, an open market and shared food, at Vital Zuman Farm, 29127 PCH. 310.457.2385

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