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WED., DEC. 24

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT “The Backwards Christmas Pageant” and family candlelight service at Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morningview Dr., 9 p.m. 457.7505

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES Candlelight concert of Christmas carols, followed by Candlelight Festive Eucharist at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 28211 PCH, 10:30 p.m. 457.7966

CHILDREN’S SERVICE Christmas eve service includes music and a special children’s message at Malibu Presbyterian Church, 3324 Malibu Canyon Road, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. 456.1611

SUN., DEC. 28

BLUFF’S WALK Ramble around Malibu Bluffs Park on trails with views of mountains and sea, Malibu Canyon Rd. and PCH, 10 a.m. 472.0624

SAT., JAN. 3

MOUNTAIN BIKING Free mountain biking skills class for beginners at Malibu Creek State Park, on Malibu Canyon Rd., 4 miles south of PCH, 9 a.m. 805.480.0500

NATURE WALK A two-hour walk at the Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy., 10 a.m. 805.370.2301

TUES., JAN. 6

AWARDS NIGHT The awards night for the Keep Christ in Christmas art and essay contest at Pepperdine’s Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, 7 p.m. 457.7943

MALIBU STORYTIMES Story reading, music and crafts for toddlers and preschool children at the Malibu Public Library, 23519 West Civic Center Way, 10:30 a.m. for toddlers and 11:15 a.m. for preschoolers. 456.6438

EMERGENCY TRAINING The city is offering free Community Emergency Response Team training at City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Rd., 6 p.m. 456.2489

FRI., JAN. 9

ART EXHIBIT Opening reception for the Malibu Art Association Juried Exhibition at the Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, 1310 11th Street in Santa Monica, 5:30 p.m. 434.3434

ONGOING

BARBIE ART EXHIBIT Photo-realistic oil paintings of Barbie from 1959-1970 at McLean Gallery on 23410 West Civic Center Way. Runs through Jan. 6. 456.2226

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

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 a.m. – 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. 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, 589.5538; at Gan Malibu Preschool: 454.0499

AA 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 310.457.1558

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