Featured Local Schools

Academic Excellence, Community of Faith, Leadership

Corpus Christi School

Corpus Christi Catholic K-8 Elementary and Middle School

890 Toyopa Drive, Pacific Palisades
For Information call - (310) 454-9411
http://www.corpuschristi-school.com/

Corpus Christi school is a K-8 coed Catholic School which strives to provide an education that develops the “whole child,” incorporating top academic standards, the promotion of personal responsibility within a spiritual-based nurturing environment. Educators deliver a diverse, cutting-edge curriculum including a one-to-one iPad program to support this philosophy. Service based learning and community outreach inspires each child with a greater appreciation of their global communities and others. An engaging and developmental curriculum prepares each student for academic and personal success through confidence, critical thinking and inspiring a thirst for knowledge.

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Green Corner

Santa Monica

Nothin’ But Sand Beach Cleanup – Earth Day

Saturday, April 26, 10 am - Noon

Santa Monica Pier, On the north side of the pier, Santa Monica

If you want to help protect the ocean you love from pollution, Heal the Bay can help. From volunteering with your friends and family at one of our monthly beach cleanups. Our monthly Nothin’ But Sand cleanups are open to all. This is a great opportunity for you and your friends to get involved! Volunteers must be 12 years old or accompanied by a parent.

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Family Fun

Theatre Palisades Youth Program presents

Theatre Palisades Summer Workshop Auditions for Shrek the Musical

Friday, April 25, 3:30 - 6pm & Saturday, April 26, 2 - 5pm

Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, Pacific Palisades

Theatre Palisades Youth is excited to announce auditions for their next play: latest Shrek the Musical. Prepare a song approximately 1 minute in length that shows your personality and vocal range. It must be memorized. Songs from a musical are best. Pop songs are strongly discouraged. You will learn a short dance combination. Please dress accordingly. No open-toed shoes. You will cold read from the script..

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Young Actors Project presents Two Great Programs

Summer Acting Programs: Film & Stage

Session I - Film Program: July 7
Session II - Theatre Program: July 21

Please contact us by email: shoshana@youngactorsproject.com, or call (310) 447-8245
COME TRY IT ON MONDAY FOR FREE!

Young Actors Project offers TWO SUMMER ACTING PROGRAMS during July & August at Malibu Playhouse. This is Young Actors Project’s 11th consecutive year offering a summer acting program in Malibu! They are more than happy to have a detailed phone conversation about their program and what they offer. Please call anytime. Plan your summer now.

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Live Theatre

Pacific Palisades

“Don’t Dress for Dinner”

Runs Friday - Sunday, April 4 - May 11

Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, Pacific Palisades

From the playwright who penned the highly successful Broadway revival Boeing Boeing comes another zesty and hilarious farce. Bernard plans a weekend tryst with his delectable mistress, but you know what they say about the best-laid plans . . . Don’t Dress for Dinner is a deliriously convoluted comedy that gets zanier by the minute.

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Music

Santa Monica

Live Music at Harvelle’s

On-Going - Visit Website for schedules & times

Harvelle's, 1432 4th Street, Santa Monica

Established in 1931, Harvelle’s is the oldest live music venue on the Westside. This dark, sexy room is the perfect spot for listening, dancing and drinking to the best local, national and international acts. “Read More” to visit Website for schedules & Times

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Upcoming Events

Topanga

15th Annual Topanga Earth Day

Saturday & Sunday, April 19 & 20

Topanga Community Club Fair Grounds, 1440 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga

An authentic annual gathering of Musical performances, Guest speakers, a Gallery of ecological artists, Non-profit organizations, complimentary Workshops; biodegradable & sustainable solutions, innovative environmental demonstration area, Composting, Water conservation, Native planting, Organic Food Gardening, Primitive skills & Living by example, Ecological products and services, Alternative energy, Healing arts, Organic food & beverages (vegetarian only), and a free Bio-diesel shuttle. Topanga Earth Day is a gathering for all ages, all cultures, and all families.

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Santa Monica

Holy Week events at First United Methodist Church

April 13 - April 20

First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica, 1008 11th Street, Santa Monica

Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica. We are a welcoming and caring community of Christians on a spiritual journey to explore the mystery and wonder of God. READ MORE to see our Holy Week programs. All are welcome.

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Santa Monica

The Night Sky Show

Friday Nights, 7 pm (READ More to check specific dates)

Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica
Admission is $5 ($4 seniors age 60+ and children age 12 and under).

Our Digistar II planetarium projector recreates the celestial wonders of the ever-changing night sky—as you would see it far from city lights—in a 50-minute show updated weekly with the latest news in space exploration and astronomy. Bring the whole family to “tour” the constellations and ask questions about anything related to astronomy.

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What's Cooking

From ShockinglyDelicious.com

How to color an Easter egg naturally

Visit ShockinglyDelicious.com and sign up to get recipes by e-mail, so you never miss out on new postings!

Put down the Paas, and pick up some foods you already have in your kitchen to make the most beautiful, naturally colored Easter eggs. Start with my foolproof recipe for hard cooked eggs, and you’re on your way to a beautiful holiday basket.

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From ShockinglyDelicious.com

Grammy’s Italian Easter Bread

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Soft, warm, fragrant, eggy, wonderful Italian Easter bread, made easily by letting the bread machine do the hard work, and then baked in the oven for the prettiest look. Get out the butter, because this baby is good for Easter and for ham sandwiches the next day!

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Film

Santa Monica

American Cinematheque Screenings

on-going

Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica

Movie presentations by American Cinematheque, a non-profit, viewer-supported cultural organization, dedicated to the public presentation of the moving picture in all its forms, from classics to the outer frontiers of the art form. Weekly screenings of art, independent and classic films.

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Outdoors

Temescal Canyon Association

Monthly Sunday Hikes

All Hikes start at 9 am

Temescal Gateway Park parking lot at the northwest corner of Sunset Blvd & Temescal Canyon Road.

•April 13th: The Rendezvous Hike – We will take the beautiful trail up Santa Ynez Canyon to Trippet Ranch and meet with Sierra Club groups to celebrate John Muir’s 176th birlthday, about a seven-mile round trip with moderate gain.

•May 18th: We will hike about three miles from Malibu Creek State Park to Paramount Ranch to join the festivities at the Banjo and Fiddle Contest. Admission is $20.00, $15.00 for seniors.

•AND on May 13th we will resume our popular Tuesday evening walks by hiking the trails around Will Rogers State Historic Park. As usual we will meet in the Temescal parking lot at 6:00.

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Your guide to the SM Mountains

OUTDOORS Hikes

Hikes & Events happening daily

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Make the most of your OUTDOORS experience in the Santa Monica Mountains. Read More to link to the events calendar and search for National Park Service programs in the recreation area near you.

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Movies

Local Guides

Local Movie Show Times

Easily find local Westside area movies & show times from Google…

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Event Calendar

Santa Monica / Venice

Santa Monica / Venice Area Farmer’s Markets

Follow the ‘Read More’ link below for details, maps and more detailing the Farmer’s Markets happening each week in the Santa Monica/Venice area.

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Worth the Drive

Antelope Valley

23rd Annual California Poppy Festival

Saturday & Sunday, April 26 & 27

Lancaster City Park, 43011 10th St W, Lancaster
Tickets: Adults-$8, Child & Senior-$5, under 5 free.

Two days of music, art, food and fun celebrating the state flower of California and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley!

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