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Page 8 The CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, March 27, 2009 I MARCH 1/25-6/7 Catalina Island ~ Air Paining E tbiti 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 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. 3/27 & 4/21 Free Lecture Attend the free health Lecture on Weight Issues given by Dr. Joseph L Martinez, D.C. of Catalina Natural Health Center. The lecture will be held on Friday, and Tuesday, at The Founder's Room in the US Bank Building at 7 PM. Call 310-510- 0024 to reserve your seat as seating is limited. Watch for future lectures on health issues including HeartHeath, Diabetes, Stress and Fatigue. 5 26 Areal eeWw He x Annual fundraising event to support the local children's theatre company =Kids At Play". The derby begins at noon on South Beach. For more info contact Kids at Play at (310)510-0288 14 MonUng .4///s/and Re, Hm'm The Conservancy invites all Catalina 5:30 nity to giw and share attendance is 18 Earth Day 2009 Explore the natural side of Catalina island and enjoy organic food, green liv- ing displays and demonstrations, family activities and live music. Free enby into the Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Garden! Catalina Island Conservancy Education Dept (310) 510-0954; www;catalinacon- servancy.org APRIL 1/25-6/7 Catalina Islaml Pleio Air Pal~g Exkibitfm See how Catalina's waters, idyllic coves and rolling hillsides have inspired artists Over the p a~t ~Q~..y~ars. $~ponsored Society for the Advancement of Ple,~ Air Painting. this popular exhibit features over twenty Catalina Island scenes painted by contemporary and historic artists. For more info call (310) 510-2414 or visit www.catalinamuseum.org. 18 Friends of Me Avalea Library Book Sale $atwnlay, 10:00 are - 2:00 pm Books and movies on sale for adults, teens, and children. 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 March.27 Through Abrll. 2. Nightly at 7:00 Fri g Sat 9:15 pm Rated PG For More Information Call 310-510-0179 S eg Fest Food, Music & Games! Join the community at the Field of Dreams from 11am to 4pro for an aftemoon of fun for the whole family. City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 1/25-6/7 Cata/lea Island Pioin Air PaiBtleg F.x#~ and rolling hillsides have 'for the m JUNE 12tk Atonal Cal4 Star Dive 1/25-6/7 Skin and scuba divers search for gold stars in Casino Point Undenvater Park. Catalina island Pleio Air Painting This event is a fundraiser for the Sheriff's ~/tlea Department S.T.A.R. (Success Through See how Catalina's tranquil waters, Awareness and Resistance) Program and idyllic coves and rolling hillsides have the Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber. For inspired artists for 100 years. Sponsored more info call the LA County Sheriff's Dept. by the Society for the Advancement of Rein (310) 510-0174 or email klclevl@lasd.org Air Painting. this popular exhibit features over twenty Catalina Island scenes painted by contemporary and historic artists. For more info call (310)510-2414 orvisit AUGUST www.catalinamuseum.org. 6115-.8/27 Summer Day Camp 2008 All kids entering 1st grade in the Fall - 11 years of age are invited to join the 10 week camp for arts & crafts, games, ;inging. swimming & beach fun, field trips, and naturalist programs. For rates please call the City of Avalon Department (310) 510-198. tions. Catalina li 510-2595; www.catalinaconservancy.org 2 chair and some Beach Lifeguard stand r from 6:00- $1 each and par- more ' of Avalon 510-1987 Catalina Island Rugby Festival Team competition benefiting the Sophie Tarbuck Foundation and the Wellness Community/South Bay. Catalina Island Rugby Festival www.catalinarugby. org. 16 22od Anneal Silent Film Benefit Celebrate the Island's fascinating history as one of Hollywood's favorite loca- tions. Step back in time to the 1920's for a classic silent film screening feator- ing live musical accompaniment on the historic Page Organ in the Avalon Theatre. This year's film is the 1926 two color Technicolor film, The Black Pirate, starring Douglas Fairbanks. The benefit starts at lpm. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510- 2414; www.catalinamuseum.org 16 The Avalon Ball A dance featuring the big band music of the 1930's, the heyday of the Casino Ballroom. For more information contact the Art Deco Society of Los artdecola@ sbcglobal.net or www.adsla.org 28 JULY 6/15-8/27 Summer Day Camp 2008 See June for complete description City of Avalon Recreation Dept (310) 510- 1987 6/30-8127 Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday & Thursday) See June for complete description City of Avalon Recreation Dopl (310) 510-198/ 7/1-8/26 Kid's Rshieg Derby (each Wednesday) Meet a Recreation staff member on the Green Pier each Wednesday morning starting at 7:00am. For more informa- tion call the City of Avalon Recreatio~ Department (310) 510-1987 7/4-I/3/I0 Riming Catalina.The Hollywood Connection The Catalina Island Museum will host a special exhibit exploring the Island's illustrious connections to Hollywood. Catalina Island holds a unique place in the 5th Annual Taste Around of Avalon Enjoy the most scrumptious tastes of history of motion picture production and delectable food or beverages from some of has served as a celebrity playground for Avalon's finest dining establishments. Vote many years. Catalina Island Museum (310) for your favorite taste of food and drink 510-2414; www.catalinamuseum.org as the Taste of the Year! Catalina Island 4 Chamber of Commerce (310) 510-1520; www.CatalinaChamber.com Annual 4th of July Parade, Rreworks Display, Dinner at the Casino 28-31 Ballroom Join island residents for the 2od Annual Flying Rsh Festival golf cart parade down Crescent Avenue Join us for the 2nd Annual Rying Fish starting at 1:00 PM. Enjoy a BBQ buffet Festival, a four day event to celebrate the dinner and music of the USC Marching return of the incomparable Catalina Rying Band in the Casino Ballroom plus a Fish with a variety of family fun themed magnificent fireworks display over activities. For a full schedule of events Avalon Bay with premium viewing from and activities, please contact the Catalina the balcony. Catalina Island Chamber Island Chamber of Commerce, (310) 510- of Commerce (310) 510-1520; www. 1520; www.CatalinaChamber.com CatalinaChaml~er.com 6/15-8/27 Summer Day Cam# 2008 See June for complete description City of Avalon Recreation Dept (310) 510- 1987 6/3O-8/27 Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday & Thursday) See June for complete description City of Avalon Recreation Dept (310) 510-1987 ONGOING EVENTS 2nd Wed ( 4 y-s pt) 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-to-the-date program information please call (310) 510-0954 or visit us online at www.catan naconservancy.org 1st Saturday (may-.seP t 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 descri ptions 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-long 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. Jewels of Avalon Tile Walking Tours Discover a wonderful vari- ety of historic, reproduction and contempora~j tile installations during a docent led walking tour of downtown Avalon. Each hour-long 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.catalina- museum.org.