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9 APRIL 9 Cth Annual Conservancy Ball .~o.sted bythe Catalina Island Conservancy, this annual event is sure to be exciting. ~h:~ black tie event at the Avalon Casino ~!iroom includes dinner, big band danc- i~,g and live & silent auctions. Catalina i~!and Conservancy (310) 510-2595; www, c~talinaconservancy.org 10 ~ual Rubber Ducky Derby Annual fundraising event to support the i~;cal children's theatre company "Kids At Play". The derby begins'at noon on South Beach. For more info contact Kids at Play st (310) 510-0288 16 E~rth Day 2010 E~plore the natural side of Catalina Island and enjoy organic food, green living dis- piays and demonstrations, family activities a,~d live music. Free entry into the Wrigley [~emorial & Botanical Garden. Catalina l~!and Conservancy Education Dept (310) 510-0954; www.catalinaconservancy.org 20 Community Health Fair Improve your health and that of your family by attending the.Catalina Island Health Fair in the Casino Ballroom from lOam to 3prn. An array of free or low-cost medical screenings are available at this annual event, sponsored by the Catalina Island Medical Center. Contact the Catalina Island Medical Center (310) 510-0700 21 Spring Fest Food, Music & Games[ Join the community at the Field of Dreams from 11am to 4pro for an afternoon of fun for the whole ram- ily. City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 3O Catalina Island Rugby Festival This is a Master's Rugby event (players over 40 and 50) held at the Field of Dreams. Portions of the proceeds will benefit the Wellness Community, South Bay Cities, which provides free education and support to cancer patients, families and friends. (310) 545-7698; tjohendrix@att.net or www.catalinarugby.org MAY ,5/7-7/31 Yesterday and Today: The Beaties and Eric Clapton as Photographed by Pattie Boyd "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 photographs has toured two continents and has captivated art critics wherever it has been exhibited. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; www. catalinamuseum.org 14 24th Annual Silent Film Benefit Don't miss this rare chance to enjoy the DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR WILL BE ON THE ISLAND APRIL 18-20, 2011 VEHICLES **Will now be renewing Vehicle Registration~ Sign-ups at City Hall. Appointments must be made in person Must bring Ca. D.L. or I.D. *All applicants taking the behind the wheel drive test will have their. license restricted to Island only, regardless of the type of vehicle used. *Personal Checks and Money Orders will only be accepted for Registration. 1 March 25 through March 31 For Shows Nightly at 7:30pm Rated PG More Information Call 310-510-0179 1927 silent film "The Sea Hawk" starting Milton Sills, Enid Bennett and Wallace Beery with live organ accompaniment I~ Robert D. Salisbury in the Art Deco splendor of one of califomia'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 (310) 510-2414; www.catalinamuseum.org 14 The Avalon Ball Step back in time and experience the Casino Ballroom as it was in the 1930s when dance orchestras broadcast their music worldwide. Dean Mora & 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 ft. dance floor. For more information contact the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles (310) 659-3329: artdecola@sbcglobal.net or www.adsla.org JUNE 2 7th Annual Taste Around of Avalon Enjoy the most scrumptious tastes of delectable food or beverages from some of Avalon's finest dining establishments. Vote for your favorite taste af food and drink as the Taste of the Year! Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce (320) 510-1520; www.CatalinaChamber.com 2-5 4th Annual Flying Fish Festival Join us for the 4th Annual Flying Fish Festival, a four day event to celebrate the return of the incomparable Catalina Flying Fish with a variety of family fun themed activities. For a full schedule of events and activities, please contact the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce, (310) 510- 1520; www.catalinaChamber.corn s/2o-8/2s Summer Day Camp 2011 All kids entering 1st grade in the Fall - 11 years of age are invited to join the 10 week camp for arts & crafts, games, singing, swimming & beach fun, field trips, hiking and naturalist programs. For rates & times, please call the City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 6/28-8/25 Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday & Thursday) Bring your beach chair and some friends to the South Beach Lifeguard stand every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-7:00pm. Bingo cards are $1 each and partici- pants can win fun local prizes. For more information please call the City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 6/29--8/24 Kid's Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 JULY 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 8/26-8/24 Kid's Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) - see June for description City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 2 A Rare Personal Appearance and Book Signing by Pattie Buyd In conjunction with the "Yesterday and Today: The Beatles and Eric Clapton as Photographed by Pattie Boyd" exhibition, the Catalina Island Museum is hosting a reception and rare personal appearan~:e of Pattie Boyd. During the reception Ms. Boyd will be signing her best-selling book "Wonderful Tonight, George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Me", which will be avail- able for purchase in the Museum Store. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; www.catalinamuseu m.org 4 Annual 4th of July Parade, Fireworks Display, Dinner at the Casino Ballroom The golf cart parade down Crescent Avenue begins at lpm. Enjoy a BBQ buffet dinner & music of the USC Marching Band in the Casino Ballroom with premium balcony viewing for the fireworks display over Avalon. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce (310) 510-1520; www.CatalinaChamber.c0m 16 13th Annual Gold Star Dive Skin and scuba divers search for gold stars in Casino Point Underwater Park. This event is a fundraiser for the Sheriff's Department S.T.A.R. (Success through Awareness and Resistance) Program and the Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber. For more info call the LA County Sheriff's Dept. (310) 510-0174 AUGUST 8/6-10/31 Before She Was Marilyn: Marilyn Monroe on Catalina Island Born to an emotionally unstable mother, uncertain of her father's identity and shuffled off to live in the homes of rela- tives, an orphanage and a succession of foster homes, the early life of Norma Jeane Baker is hardly the background expected of one of the screen's most enduring legends, "Before She Was Marilyn" represents the first major exhibition documenting the early life of Marilyn Monroe, and exhibits for the first time photographs from not 0nly the Catalina Island Museum's own archive but from archives throughout the U.S. Candid and often disturbing, the exhibition examines in detail the year Norma Jeane spent on Catalina Island. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; www.catalina- museum.org 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 Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) - see June fur description 8/13 Catalina Island Women's Forum Wine Calendar, Page 9 310,510.0250 310 510 8957 x 8 1Friday,'March 25, 2011 The CATAUNA ISLANDER .......... i - - mnnmmml=.nmRm.nmnm ' -