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(CONTINUED FROM 4) APRIL Deco Society of Los Angeles (310) 659-3329; (310) 510-1987 3 or 6/29-8/24 Annual Rubber Ducky Derby Kid's Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) Annual fundraising event to support the JUNE - See June for description local children's theatre company "Kids At 2 .......................................... City of Avalon Recreation Department Play". The derby begins at noun on South 7th Annual Taste Around ufAvaion (310) 510-1987 Beach. For more info contact Kids at Play Enjoy the most scrumptious tastes of 2 at (310) 510-0288 delectable food or beverages from some of A Rare Personal Appearance and Book 9 Avalon's finest dining establishments. Vote Signing by Pattie Beyd 16th Annual Conservancy Ball for your favorite taste of food and drink In conjunction with the "Yesterday and Hosted by the Catalina Island Conservancy, as the Taste of the Year! Catalina Island Today: The Beatles and Eric Clapton as this annual event is sure to be exciting. Chamber of Commerce (310) 510-1520; Photographed by Pattie Boyd" exhibition, the The black tie event at the Avalon Casino Catalina Island Museum is hosting a recep- Ballroom includes dinner, big band danc- 2-5 tion and rare personal appearance of Pattie ing and live & silent auctions. Catalina 4th Annual Ryiog Fish Festival Beyd. During the reception Ms. Boyd will Island Conservancy (310) 510-2595; www. Join us for the 4th Annual Rying Fish be signing her best-selling book "Wonderful Festival, a four day event to celebrate the Tonight, George Harrison, Eric Clapton and 10 return of the incomparable Catalina Flying Me", which will be available for purchase in Spring Fest Fish with a variety of family fun themed the Museum Store. Catalina Island Museum Food, Music & Games! Join the community activities. For a full schedule of events (310) 510-2414; at the Field of Dreams from 11am to 4pm and activities, please contact theatalina 4 for an afternoon of fun for the whole faro- Island Chamber of Commerce, (310) 510- Annual 4th of July Parade, Rreworks ily. City of Avalon Recreation Department 1520; Display, Dinner at the Cas/ne Ballroom (310) 510-1987 6/20-8/25 The golf cart parade down Crescent Avenue 16 Summer Day Camp 2011 begins at 1pro. Enjoy a BBQ buffet dinner Earth Day 2010 All kids entering 1st grade in the Fall - 11 & music of the USC Marching Band in the Explore the natural side of Catalina Island years of age are invited to join the 10 week Casino Ballroom with premium balcony and enjoy organic food, green living dis- camp for arts & crafts, games, singing, viewing for the fireworks display over Avalon. plays and demonstrations, family activities swimming & beach fun, field trips, hiking Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce (310) and live music. Free ent~] into the Wrigley and naturalist programs. For rates & times, 510-1520; www.CatalinaChamber.cum Memorial & Botanical Garden. Catalina please call the City of Avalon Recreation 16 Island Conservancy I~ducation Dept (310) Department (310) 510-1987 13th Annual Gold Star Dive 510-0954; 6/28-8/25 Skin and scuba divers search for gold stars 21 Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday & in Casino Point Underwater Park. This event Community Health Fair Thursday) is a fundraiser for the Sheriff's Department Improve your health and that of your family Bring your beach chair and some friends S.T.A.R. (Success through Awareness and by attending the Catalina Island Health to the South Beach Lifeguard stand every Resistance) Program and the Catalina Fair in the Casino Ballroom from lOam to Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-7:00pm. Hyperbaric Chamber.For more info call the 3pm. A wide array of free or low-cost medi- Bingo cards are $1 each and partici- LA County Sheriffs Dept. (310) 510-0174 cal screenings are available at this annual pants can win fun local prizes. For more event, sponsored by the Catalina Island information please call the City of Avalon AUGUST Medical Center. Contact the Catalina Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 8/6-10/31 ........................ Island Medical Center (310) 510-0700 6/29-8/24 Before She Was Marilyn: Marilyu 30 Kid's Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) Monroe on Catalina Island Catalina Island Rugby Festival City of Avalon Recreation Department Born to an emotionally unstable mother, This is a Master's Rugby event (players (310) 510-1987 uncertain of her father's identity and over 40's and over 50's) held at the Field shuffled off to live in the homes of rela- of Dreams. Portions of the proceeds will JTJLY tires, an orphanage and a succession of benefit the Wellness Community, South Bay ......................................... Cities, which provides free education and 6/208/25 foster homes, the early life of Norma Jeanc support to cancer patients, families and Summer Day Camp 2011 - see June for Baker is hardly the background expected of friends. (310) 545-7698; tjohendrix@att, description one of the screen's most enduring legends. City of Avalon Recreation Department "Before She Was Mafilyn" represents the net or (310) 510-1987 first major exhibition documenting the 6/28-8/25 early life of Marilyn Monroe, and exhibits Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday & for the first time photographs from not only Thursday) - see June for description the Catalina Island Museum's own archive City of Avalon Recreation Department but from archives throughout the U.S. Candid and often disturbing, the exhibition MAY 5/7-7/31 Yesterday and Today: The Beatios and Eric Claptou as Photographed by Pattie Boyd When Pattie Boyd was cast as an extra in the Beatles movie "A Hard Day's Night" and met George Harrison, her life changed irrevocably and forever. "Patty Boyd: Yesterday and Today" lends an intimate view into the lives of George Harrison, Eric Clapton, The Beatles, and Pattie Boyd herself. This unique body of over 50 photo- graphs has toured two continents and has captivated art critics wherever it has been exhibited. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; 14 24th Annual Silent RIm Benefit Don't miss this rare chance to enjoy the 1927 silent film "The Sea Hawk" starring Milton Sills, Enid Bennett and Wallace Baery with live organ accompaniment by Robert 0. Salisbury in the Art Deco splendor of one of Colifomia's last remaining movie palaces. This film is one of many classics filmed on and around Catalina Island in the 1920's. Catalina Island Museum (320) 510-2414; 14 The Avalon Ball Step back in time and experience the Casino Ballroom as it was inthe 19308 when dance orchestras broadcast their music worldwide. Dean Mum & The Avalon Ball Orchestra will play historically accurate music from the 1930s. COme dressed in your best vintage or formal evening wear and join hundreds of other people on the 10,000 sq. It. dance floor. For more information contact the Art - examines in detail the year Norma Jeane spent on Catalina Island. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; www.catalina- 6/20-8/25 Summer Day Camp 2011 - see June for description City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 6/28-8/25 Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday & Thursday) - see June for description City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 6/29-8/24 Kid's Rshing Derby (each Wednesday) - see Jane for description 8/13 Catalina Island Women's Forum Wine Festival 16th annual fundraiser featuring over 80 wineries, delectable hers d'oeuvres and smooth jazz. Net proceeds help support mentoring and scholarship programs, Tickets are available at the Chamber of Commerce (310) 510-1520; www. 8/29-8/30 21st Annual Church Mouse Marlin . Invitational Non-profit marlin fishing tournament, all proceeds donated to Catalina youth. Over $825,000 has been raised over the last 20 years! Captain's meeting Sunday, August 28th; fishing Monday and Tuesday, August 29-30. For more information call (310) 467-2371 or visit SEPTEMBER Date TBA Zaee Grey Invitational Marlin Tournament Striped marlin fishing toumament limited to a maximum of 45 teams. Boasting a cash purse over $350,000, anglers engage in friendly competition over the four day event. Offshore Tournaments, Inc. (714) 258-0445; Date TBA Avalon Billfish Classic 100% release marlin tournament using circle hooks only. Offshore Tournaments, Inc. (714) 258-0445; www.catalinaclassic. corn Date TBA Catalina Classic Southern California's largest billfish tournament! 50 teams will compete for more than $250,000 in cash and prizes. Offshore Tournaments, Inc. (714) 258- 0445; 9/16-9/18 53rd Annual Festival of Art ArtiSts from all over the country exhibit along CrescentAvenue and sell their works of fine art, sculpture, fine crafts & photog- raphy. Catalina Art Association (310) 510- 0808; OCTOBER 6, 9, 13, 16, 20-23 The Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival This three weekend event features 30 different smooth jazz stars performing "Unplugged at Descanso Beach Club" on Thursdays and in the historic Casino Ballroom, Friday, Saturday and Sundays. Art Good features the newest and best tal- ent in the smooth jazz genre. For tickets and information call (866) 872-9849; 31 Annual Halloween Parade Don your favorite costume and join island school kids and residents for the Annual Halloween Parade down Crescent Avenue starting at 4:00 PM. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce (310) 510-1520; www.CatalinaChamber. corn 31 Karouke Halloween Costume Party The party starts at 9pm where you can sing all the monster favorites with over 20,000 songs from which to choose. Costume contest with prizes! Full bar and dinner CATALINA'S AVIATION HISTORY." 1946.Present The fascinating story of Catalina's legacy of aviation. include: | Available at the following Stores: * Buoys & Gulls Catalina By-The-Sea * Catalina Island Conservancy * Catalina Island Museum * Catalina Souvenir Shop * DC-3 Gifts & Grill * Lattitude 33 *Steamer Trunk * Sugarloaf Books A Channel Catalina production www. channelcatalina, com :i N i t I : i! i't -ii The CATALINA ISLANDER ................................................................................................................................... F:rida~"i February'l~_i 2(~11-9 1