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Page 8 1he CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, January 2009 JANUARY 17 Avalon Benefit 50 Mile Run The 27th Annual Run crosses Catalina Island from Avalon to Two Harbors and back! Run through the Island's interior and see both sides of the Island. Proceeds from the run benefit local Island charities. For more information please contact (909) 399-3553, email mike@spectrumsports. net or visit www.Avalon50.com 1125-6/7 Catalina Island Plein Air Painting Exhibition See how Catalina's tranquil waters, idyllic coves and rolling hillsides have inspired artists over the past 100 years. Sponsored by the Society for the Advancement of Rein Air Painting, this CALENDAR EVENTS ] popular exhibit features over twenty Catalina Island scenes painted by contem- porary and historic artists. For more info call (310) 510-2414 or visit www.catalina- museum.orE. FEBRUARY 1/25-6/7 Cata!a lsland Plein Air Painting Exh S aters, idyllic coy inspired arti years. Sponsor Advancement of popular exhibit feaiures ove Catalina Island scenes painted by porary and historic artists. For more info call (310) 510-2414 or visit www.catalina- museum.orE. 7 Buffalo Run Half Marathon & 51( This ultimate half-marathon course is a very challenging, hilly course on the East End of Catalina Island. The 5K course will be an out-and-back route down Avalon Canyon Rd via Sumner Ave with the turn around point at the Wrigley Memorial. For more info contact Pacific Sports LLC at (714) 978-1528 or visit www. PacificSportsLLC.com 21 28th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup 1is is the only time scuba ally- with 500+ divers collecting trash to follow Enjoy some of the most breathtaking scenery while running 26.2 miles over the Island. The race traverses mostly dirt trails and marls through the interior of the Island where few have gone. The race begins in Two Harbors and runs to Avalon. For more info contact Pacific Sports LLC at (714) 978-1528 or visit www.PacificSportsLLC. com 17 St. Patrick's Party at El Galleon On Tuesday, March 17th we'll be celebrating the luck of the Irish all day long from 11am-11pm with Happy Hour drink specials, a hearty selection of Irish lunch and dinner specials an(] live Karaoke featuring you all-time favorite Irish songs. El Galleon Restaurant (310) 510-1188 or www.CatalinaHotSpots.com. Before you go back to the mainland... take a little Catalina wiXh you. Subscribe Today, C00fg00B9 ]$[g]00DEB P.O. Box 428 Avalon,  90704 Tel: (310) 510-0500 Fax: (310) 510-2882 email: angela@cinews.us See how idyllic coves and rolling hillsides have inspired artists over the past 100 years. Sponsored by the Society for the Advancement of Plein Air Painting, this popular exhibit features over twenty Catalina Island scenes painted by contem- porary and historic artists. For more info call (310) 510-2414 or visit www.catalina- museum.org. 14 Catalina Island Marathon call museum.org. 5 Island Plein Air Painting Catalina's tranquil waters, rolling hillsides have the past 100 Society for the this i over twenty =inted by contem- For more info visit www.catalina- Annual Rubber Ducky Derby Annual fundraising event to support the local children's theatre company "Kids At Play." The derby begins at noon on South Beach. For more information, con- tact Kids at Play at (310) 510-0288. Jan. 16 Through Jan. 22 TH , HEEL THE LOVE. Marley & Me Shows Nightly at 7:00 Fri & Sat 9:00 pm Rated PG For More InfommUon Call 310-510-0179 23 Community Health Fair Improve your health and that of your family by attending the Catalina Island Health Fair in the Casino Ballroom. Dozens of free or low-cost medical screenings will be available. For more info call the Catalina Island Medical Center (310) 510- 0700. 25 Earth Day 2009 Explore the natural side of Catalina Island and enjoy organic food, green living displays and demonstrations, fam- ily activities and live music. Free entry into the Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Garden! Catalina Island ConservanCy Education Dept (310) 510-0954, www. catalinaconservancy.org 26 Spring Fest Food, Music & Games! Join the community at the Field of Dreams from 11arn to 4pm for an afternoon of fun for the whole family. City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987. ONGOING EVENTS 2nd Wed (ra,.-spz Catalina Island Conservancy Evening Nature Program Delve deep into the natural history of the Island and our world with this FREE program. Refreshments are served. For up-to4he-date program information please call (310) 510-0954 or visit us online at- www.catalinaconservancy.org 1st Saturday (May-Sept) Catalina Island Conservancy Presents: The HIKE Join us for a different hiking adventure each month as we explore the Island's interior. Transportation, discov- ery tools and a lunch for the HIKE are arranged by the Conservancy's Education Dept. There is a program fee to cover cost & reservations are required as space is limited. Call 310-510-0954 for reserva- tions. For hike descriptions visit www. catalinaconservancy.org. Tuesday & Saturday Discover History Walking Tours Discover a wonderful variety of his- toric, reproduction and contemporary tile installations during a docent led walking tour of downtown Avalon. Each hour-lonE tour begins at 2:00pm at the Catalina Island Museum with a brief introduction to the history of local tile manufacturing. Ticket prices include Museum admission. Reservations are highly recommended. For more info call (310) 510-2414 or visit www.catalinamuseum.org. Wed & Sat ech Mot!) Jewels of Avalon Tile Walking Tours Discover a wonderful variety of historic, reproduction and contemporary tile instal- lations during a docent led walking tour of downtown Avalon. Each hour-long tour begins at 2:00pro at the Catalina Island Museum with a brief introduction to the history of local tile manufacturing. Ticket prices include Museum admission. Reservations are highly recommended. For more info call (310) 510-2414 or visit www.catalinamuseum.org.