Calendar for the week of Nov. 3

THURS, NOV. 3

EMILY SHANE FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER

The Emily Shane Foundation announced its November fundraisers. “Soaring to Success” is replacing the annual “Butterfly” event and is one of two major annual fundraisers for the foundation.

Tickets to the Exclusive Wine Pairing Evening on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a limited-ticket evening at the Malibu Lumber Yard (Strange Family Vineyards Tasting Room) featuring Estate wines paired with cheese and charcuterie boards, beautiful harp music, and more. For more information visit, bit.ly/STSexclusivewinepairing.

SAT, NOV. 5

ANNUAL BULKY ITEM PICK UP FOR MALIBU RESIDENTS

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The City of Malibu is partnering with Waste Management to host a free bulky item pickup on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. Household bulky items are oversized items that will not fit into a solid waste bin such as a mattress or a sofa. Residents are encouraged to donate gently used items to charitable organizations or thrift shops. Call Waste Management’s Service Center at 800-675-1171 before 12 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4. The Service Center hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Universal Waste Systems customers may call 800-631-7016 for bulky item disposal options. 

SAT, NOV. 5

NUBIAN JEWELRY: FAMILY WORKSHOP AT THE GETTY VILLA

Make your own crown and royal regalia inspired by ancient Nubian designs with artist Marcus Kuiland-Nazario at the Getty Villa on Sat, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel back in time to the Central Nile Valley, discover the precious materials used to make the magnificent jewelry worn by Nubian royalty, and embellish your creation with amulets meant to protect the living and the dead. This free, drop-in program complements the exhibition Nubian Jewelry: Splendors of Ancient Sudan from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. For more information visit: gettyvilla.edu.

SAT, NOV 5 AND 6

MALIBU HALF MARATHON

The 14th Annual Malibu Half Marathon scenic course offers runners a rare opportunity to run the storied Pacific Coast Highway and experience Malibu. The Malibu 5K Run/Walk takes place on Sat, Nov. 5, and the Malibu Half Marathon takes place on Sun, Nov. 6.

SUN, NOV. 6

MALIBU ART IN THE PARK

Malibu Art in the Park on Sun, Nov. 6, at Legacy Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Ten percent of the profits will be donated to charity. For more information visit, allevents.in.

TUES, NOV. 8

FLORAL WORKSHOP: AUTUMN CENTERPIECE 

Somethings Blooming is a florist developed during the pandemic to redirect creativity and promote well-being. Through the whimsical yet elegant floral workshops, students will create a passion for floral design. Each workshop will express that month’s fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving holidays. Workshop takes place at Malibu Bluffs Park on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 6 to 7 p.m. $25 per participant. All supplies are included, and each participant will go home with a unique piece to share with friends and family. The workshops are for all ages; adults must accompany children under 12. 

WED, NOV. 9

FREE VACCINE CLINIC AT THE MALIBU LIBRARY

The LA County Department of Public Health is partnering with the LA County Library to provide free flu vaccines, COVID-19 vaccines, and updated bivalent boosters to people 6 months of age and older, at the Malibu Library on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No health insurance is required. For more information, go to news briefs.

THURS, NOV. 10

PARK TALES: A CORNUCOPIA OF TALES

Park Tales is a fun and educational program for the entire family. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories, create an art activity, and enjoy a complimentary snack. Pre-registration is required at MalibuCity.org/Register, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Program goes from 10 to 11 a.m. at Malibu Bluffs Park.

THURS, NOV. 10

WATER TASTING SERIES: PURE BEER

Come enjoy a beer made with purified water from the Pure Water Project Demonstration Facility. Join us on Nov. 10 for an evening filled with water education, community, and beer. Event goes from 7 to 9 p.m. at Tavern Tomoko & Ladyface Brewery, 29281 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills.

The Las Virgenes-Triunfo Joint Powers Authority (JPA) has come together to deliver the Pure Water Project, a sustainable solution that improves the health of the Malibu Creek and offers greater water security for its people. The Pure Water Project will use a state-of-the-art water purification process to transform recycled water into drinking water.

FRI, NOV. 11

VETERANS DAY CITY HALL CLOSURE

City Hall will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, to honor Veterans Day.

NOV. 12 AND DEC. 3

SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS REAL NIGHTLIFE EXPOSED

Wildlife photography taken with a camera trap — a camera triggered by a motion sensor — reveals animals we might never see with our own eyes. Johanna Turner returns to the Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center with an all-new collection of images. Meet the artist on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. This is a free event with free parking. For reservations or more information, email samo@wnpa.org (do not reply to this email) or call (805) 370-2302. For directions to the Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center, visit nps.gov. A portion of the funds from art sales will be used to support art and cultural programs. 

SUN, NOV. 13

THE MATSIKO WORLD ORPHAN CHOIR RETURNS TO MALIBU METHODIST CHURCH

Malibu United Methodist Church is excited to host the Matsiko World Orphan Choir as they perform in the greater Los Angeles area, culminating with a grand finale performance at Malibu United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 13, during the 10:30am Worship Service.

SUN, NOV. 13

ROTARY CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER

The Rotary Club of Malibu is having a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser on Nov. 13, from 8 to 11 a.m., at Malibu High School. Tickets are $10 and includes pancakes, sausage links, water, and coffee. The event is co-hosted by the Boy & Girls Club Malibu, Malibu Middle School and Malibu High School. The event will also feature the Malibu PTA Annual Holiday Boutique. Vendors will be offering clothing, candles, perfumes, jewelry, and more at MHS from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

THURS, NOV. 17 

FRIENDSGIVING LUNCHEON

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends at the Malibu Senior Center! Lunch will be catered by Malibu Kitchen and entertainment will be provided by Tatjana from 12 to 1:30 p.m. $5 pre-registration is required. Maximum 60 participants.

THURS, NOV. 17 

NATIONAL TAKE A HIKE DAY AT CHARMLEE WILDERNESS PARK

Invite a friend and hit the trails for National “Take a Hike Day.” The day was established to encourage communities to go outdoors and rebuild a connection with nature to promote overall well-being. Use #NationalTakeAHikeDay to share the adventure through Charmlee Wilderness Park. Group meets on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Check in is at 4:45 p.m. at 2577 Encinal Canyon Road. Participants should feel comfortable walking on uneven terrain. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and dress in layers.

NOV. 18 and NOV. 19

MALIBU HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS: NOSES OFF

Malibu High School Theatre Department presents “Noses Off” by Don Zolidis. The murder mystery comedy is an adaptation and full-throttled homage to Michael Frayn’s classic play “Noises Off.” The plot follows an amateur theatre company’s murder mystery play, which premieres on opening night, but the real mystery is whether the cast and crew can get this disaster to the curtain call. The play provides laughs for the whole family. To purchase tickets visit, http://www.smmusd.org/malibu.

SAT, NOV. 19

UNDER THE STARS: ASTRONOMY NIGHT 

View the night sky with professional astronomers from the Los Angeles Astronomical Society on Sat, Nov. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Malibu Bluffs Park. This is a complimentary family-friendly event and includes the shared use of a telescope. Pre-registration is required by Monday, Nov. 14. Register online at MalibuCity.org/Register.

SAT, NOV. 19

CAFFEINATED VERSE WITH CECILIA MARTINEZ ANN BUXIE

Join Malibu Poet Laureate Ann Buxie and featured reader Cecilia Martinez-Gil for Caffeinated Verse at the Malibu Library from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for this free poetry event. Ms. Martinez-Gil will read several poems, followed by an open mic format for poets to share their work. Cecilia has published journalism in both English and Spanish, and she is a literary translator, an editor, and a blogger. Cecilia teaches English and Latin American Literatures at Santa Monica College in California. She has earned four masters in Spanish, English, English and Latin American Literatures, Creative Writing, and Urban Sustainability. www.ceciliamartinezgil.com

FRI, NOV. 25

THANKSGIVING CITY HALL CLOSED

TUES, NOV. 29

MALIBU LIBRARY SPEAKER SERIES: DAVID GRANN

David Grann, the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, illuminates how the struggle for Native American rights extends from the first contact with whites to the present day with Standing Rock. Meet Grann at the Malibu Library for the Speaker series on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 7 to 8 p.m. Grann highlights the saga of the Osage Indians, who once controlled the central part of the country. After being driven onto a rocky, presumably worthless reservation in Oklahoma, they discovered oil under their land and became the wealthiest people per capita in the world. Then, in the 1920s, they began to be mysteriously murdered. Grann documents how sinister crimes in American history connect to Native Americans’ current fight to control their land and resources.

ONGOING

MALIBU FILM SOCIETY FILM SCREENINGS BEGIN NOV. 4

The Malibu Film Society has announced 14 films for the season. In-person screenings will continue to take place at the Regency Agoura Hills Stadium 8, and had just agreed to resume their free pre-show wine receptions. Their first contender in the race for Best Documentary Feature, “Oleg,” is the incredible life story of one of the Soviet Union’s most beloved actors. Doors will open 30 minutes before showtime so there will be plenty of time to grab your seats.

For the latest version of their downloadable screening calendar, visit www.malibu film society.org. The first seven shows are now listed on their website. To start booking your seats, submit your link requests for online screenings on mfsreservations.org.

Reservations and link requests are FREE for all members of MFS. For non-members: remaining seats to in-person screenings (if any) will be made available one week before each show, with advance ticket purchase required (please note: we do not offer day-of-show ticket sales). 

CARDIO SALSA AND STRETCH

An energetic Latin dance workout that incorporates salsa, cha-cha, and merengue in an easy-to-follow format. The cooldown will include stretching to relax the body. No dance experience is necessary. Instructed by Jackline Daneshrad. Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Michael Landon Community Center, $5 per class.

CHAIR YOGA

Yoga is a wonderful way to stretch the body and calm the mind. This class helps you develop a strong and flexible spine, feel ease in your joints, and be steady in your balance. Get fit while you sit! Join this peaceful hour of exercise. Instructed by Daya Chrans. Class is organized on Mondays at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

KNITTING

Knit with Sheila Rosenthal is organized every Monday and Friday at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall from 9 to 10:30 a.m. This is an ongoing drop-in complimentary program. No experience is required.

SENIOR STRETCH AND STRENGTH

Class is organized on Mondays from 1 to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will focus on flexibility, balance, circulation, muscle tone, and breathing techniques. Class will be held outdoors at Malibu Bluffs Park. Register for the month or pay a $5 drop-in rate. For additional information contact (310) 456-2489, Ext. 357, or visit Malibucity.org/seniorcenter.

FARMERS MARKET

Shop for fresh fruits and veggies, prepared food, and more at the weekly Malibu Farmers Market on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Market located at 23555 Civic Center Way.

Samantha Bravo
Samantha Bravo
Samantha Bravo is an inspiring photojournalist based in Los Angeles California. She began her journalism career at Pierce College Media Arts Department. Twitter @samanthavbravo

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