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FRI., AUG. 22

KARAOKE

Sing-along for Malibu Senior Center members, 2 p.m. 456.2489, ext. 357

SAT., AUG. 23

BENEFIT PERFORMANCE

Performance of the comedy “Late Nite Catechism” to benefit El Hogar Orphanage in Tijuana, 7 p.m. at St. Monica Catholic Church auditorium. $35. 798.4882

SUN., AUG. 24

CUT-A-THON FUNDRAISER

16th Annual Bernie & Hillary Safire Cut-a-Thon and silent auction to benefit Malibu Urgent Care Center, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Malibu Country Mart. 205.8772

JANE SEYMOUR AT ‘BOOKS LIVE!’

Jane Seymour and James Keach of Malibu will perform readings for Festival of Arts’ “Books Live!” in Laguna Beach, 2-4 p.m. 800.487.3378

DAVE BRUBECK

Legendary jazz performer Dave Brubeck comes to Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, 7 p.m. 506.4522

FREE CONCERT

Topanga Symphony performance, 7:30 p.m. at Topanga Community House, 1440 North Topanga Blvd. 818.999.5775

MON., AUG. 25

ARTS AND CRAFTS

Arts and crafts for Malibu Senior Center members, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Materials provided, $5. 456.2489, ext. 357

TUES., AUG. 26

LAST CHANCE FOR ANIMALS

Launch of the Last Chance for Animals’ Animal News Van educational vehicle. Opportunity to shoot Polaroids of celebrities with their pets and have them autographed for a $5 donation. Third Street Promenade at Wilshire Boulevard, 8-9 p.m. 456.7151

WED., AUG. 27

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Reading of selections from “Disgrace” by J. M. Coetzee, with discussion to follow. Point Dume Mobile Home Park at 1 p.m. 457.7839

GET YOUR STUFF DAY

High school students may buy supplies and gym clothes for the upcoming school year. 457.6801

RAW FOOD REVOLUTION

Free intro talk ON GENEFIT NUTRITION, 8:15 p.m. at Malibu Yoga, 22333 Pacific Coast Hwy. 866.EATWISE

FRI., AUG. 29

CHILI COOK-OFF

Malibu Kiwanis Chili Cook-Off with a carnival, live entertainment, arts & crafts and lots of chili will take place Aug. 29-Sept. 1. Gates open Friday for the carnival at 6 p.m.; 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Monday features the carnival only beginning at 11 a.m. Free parking. Admission is $10; free for kids under 12.

n STRESS MANAGEMENT

One-hour class with Dr. Matthew Cohn for Malibu Senior Center members, 11 a.m. $10. 456.2489, ext. 357

SAT., AUG. 30

SURFING MOVIE

The epic surfing movie “The Outsider” will screen at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Juan Cabrillo School. 795.8867

SUN., AUG. 31

SURFING AND SPIRITUALITY

Free lecture by the “Surfing Rabbi” Nachum Shifren, 7:30 p.m. at The Spot, next to the Malibu Inn. 877.1482

WED., SEPT. 3

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Reading of selections from “Mystic River” by Dennis Lehane, with discussion to follow. Point Dume Mobile Home Park at 1 p.m. 457.7839

ONGOING

‘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

ART EXHIBIT

An exhibition of new paintings called “Palms” by Robert Charles Dunahay runs through Sept. 6 at Skidmore Contemporary Art. 456.5070

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

LIVE MUSIC

Thursdays through Aug. 28 at the Santa Monica Pier, 7:30 p.m. Free. 458.8900

ST. AIDAN’S SERVICES

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church summer Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 7:30 a.m. and 9:30. Childcare available during the 9:30 a.m. service. 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

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Meets on Thursdays, 7 p.m. Our Lady of Malibu Catholic Church. Anorexics and bulimics welcome. 456.0242

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

-Cortney Litwin