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THUR., NOV. 20

PSYCHIATRIC DISCUSSION Dr. Steve Rudolph of Amen Clinic in Newport Beach will be speaking on behavioriol issues, anxiety, autistic spectrum disorders, ADD, ADHD and other issues. Juan Cabrillo School, 7 p.m. 589.7020 or 457.4001

VARIETY SHOW Off-Broadway comedy hit “Thwak.” Combines zany mime with brilliant sound effects. Includes tap-dancing cowboys and exploding dogs, 8 p.m. $35. 506.4522 or 213.365.3500

Senior Center Entertainment

Singer/songwriter Marcos Lopez-Iglesias performs some of his original songs with his acoustic guitar, 2 p.m. 456.2489, ext. 357

FRI., NOV. 21

KARAOKE Free event at Malibu Senior Center, 2 p.m. 456.2489, ext. 357

SAT., NOV. 22

CABARET SHOW Tony Award-winning Broadway star Donna McKechnie stars in “My Musical Comedy Life” at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Nov. 22. For tickets call 506.4522 or 213.365.3500

MON., NOV. 24

CHAMBER MUSIC Pepperdine Chamber Ensemble performs at Raitt Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Second performance next day at same time. Free. 506.4522


TOPANGA TURKEY TROT The Trail Runners Club hosts the 22nd annual Topanga Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. Event begins and finishes at Trippet Ranch. Includes 9-ile, 6-mile and 3.3-mile runs. Must pre-register at $30. 281.6083.

THANKSGIVING DINNER Meal for people without homes and Malibu Labor Exchange workers and their families at Malibu United Methodist Church, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Volunteers needed. 589.5508

INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING Interfaith Thanksgiving service at the Christian Science Church, located at 28635 PCH, 10 a.m. 457.9099.

FRI., NOV. 28

CHRISTMAS TREE LOT Opening of Christmas Tree lot at the corner of Heathercliff Road and PCH, sponsored by MHS Athletic Booster Club. Open Mon-Fri 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tues., Dec. 2

HANUKKAH BOUTIQUE Hanukkah event with fabulous vendors, food and a raffle. At the University Synagogue’s Klein Hall, located at 11960 Sunset Blvd in Brentwood, 11 a.m. 454.4770.

PEPPERDINE CHOIR Pepperdine concert choir and women’s choir perform “A Christmas Ceremony in Songs and Carols” at Smothers Theatre, 7:30 p.m. The event is also at the same time on Dec. 3. The cost is $10 but free with Pepperdine I.D.


PARENT-2-PARENT Network for parents of high school children meets at Malibu High School. Call 451.5543 for dates.

ART EXHIBIT “Side Views” art exhibit by Brenda K. Bredvik will be on display through Nov. 23 at the McLean Gallery. 456.2226

‘MINIMALISM AND MORE’ Contemporary art exhibit runs through Nov. 16 at Pepperdine’s Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art. 506.4851

PHOTO EXHIBIT Showcase of work by 19th century British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. Runs through Jan. 11 at the Getty Center. 440.6427.

MALIBU SENIOR CENTER Free computer lab, first and third Thursday of every month 6-8 p.m.; Chess Club meets the last Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. 456.2489, ext. 357

ST. AIDAN’S SERVICES St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church services on Sundays at 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Childcare available 8:15 – 11:45 a.m. 457.7966

CHABAD SERVICES Services at Chabad of Malibu, 456.6588

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.


HELP FOR HOMELESS Dinner, Bible study, Tuesdays at 7p.m. Malibu Vineyard Christian Church banquet room. Holly: 818.880.6372

MOMMY AND ME CLASSES At Malibu Gymnastics, 589.5538; at Gan Malibu Preschool: 454.0499

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. – Thurs. 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

-Jonathan Friedman