Upcoming Events

Benefiting Malibu Methodist Nursery School

28th Annual Cook’s Tour

Saturday, May 10 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tour starts at Malibu Methodist Nursery School - 30128 Morning View Dr., Malibu. Only 350 passports will be issued! Admission is $65.00.

Magnificent Malibu Homes will be featured at the 28th Annual Cook’s Tour Fundraiser, along with a gourmet traveling tasting menu prepared by local prominent chefs! You may purchase your tickets using a credit card following the link below. After purchase you will be emailed confirmation and you will be able to pick up your tickets the day of the event at Malibu Methodist Nursery School, located at 30128 Morning View Drive, Malibu, CA 90265.

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Costa Mesa

Orange Coast College Swap Meet

Every Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Orange Coast College- 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa
Free admission and parking for customers

Held each Saturday and Sunday on campus (Adams Ave. parking lot) from 8 AM to 3 PM. The swap meet offers a mix of one-of-a-kind used treasures as well as new merchandise and features a colorful array of vendors who sell everything from produce and fresh flowers to unique crafts. Proceeds from the swap meet go to the college’s credit program which funds over 150 course sections each year. Free admission and parking for customers.

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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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Live Theatre

Malibu Playghouse presents

“Vortex”

Friday - Sunday, April 11 - May 18

The Malibu Playhouse, 29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

Updated to Mod London of 1965, Nicky Lancaster brings his elegant fiancée, Bunty, home to introduce her to his famous mother, stage actress Florence Lancaster. Nicky is shocked to discover that Florence has taken a much-younger lover, and when Bunty ditches Nicky to run off with Florence’s boy-toy, both are forced to confront the truth about themselves.

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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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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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Outdoors

Pacific Palisades - Bring the family out for a fun and educational hike

NatureBridge to Hold Third Annual Hike-A-Thon

Saturday, May 3, 8 to 11 am

Will Rogers State Historic Park, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades

NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, is holding their third annual Hike-A-Thon in the Santa Monica Mountains on May 3 from 8 to 11 a.m. Community members, teachers, parents and students in the Greater Los Angeles area will hike the 2.25 mile Inspiration Point Loop at Will Rogers State Historic Park in Pacific Palisades to raise critically-needed funds and draw attention to the need for environmental education in the Santa Monica Mountains and Channel Islands.

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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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What's Cooking

Quick Curried Pineapple Sauce for Leftover Easter Ham

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

A hurry-curry stovetop sauce, fragrant with spices, will make your ham leftovers sing! Perfect for any holiday ham dinner or remainders, or even on non-holiday roasted poultry.

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LOCAL EVENTS: Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades Democratic Club Presents

Forum: Democratic Candidates for State Senate

Tuesday, April 29, 7 - 8:30 pm

Pierson Playhouse, 941 Temescal Canyon Rd, Pacific Palisades

SM-Malibu Bd. of Ed./educator/attorney BEN ALLEN Former CA State Assemblymember (AD 53) BETSY BUTLER Activist / attorney SANDRA FLUKE State Surgeon, CA Army Nat’l Guard/educator VITO IMBASCIANI

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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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LOCAL EVENTS: Malibu

City of Malibu hosts

Earth Day Festival

Sunday, April 27, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Malibu Country Mart, 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu

Malibu Chamber of Commerce Environmental Committee presents its annual Earth Day celebration at Malibu Country Mart. Join your friends and neighbors for environmental vendors, live music and children’s activities.

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Pepperdine University Center for the Arts

An Evening with Branford Marsalis

Tuesday, May 6, 8 pm

Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award‐winning saxophonist, and Tony Award nominee Branford Marsalis is among the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Leader of one of the finest jazz quartets and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles, he continues to exercise and expand his skills as an instrumentalist and a composer. Join us for an astounding performance by one of the most innovative and forward‐thinking jazz ensembles around today.

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