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. .. .............................. April 19th Annual Conservancy Ball-- April 5 Co-sponsored by the Conservancy Marineros, this year's Conservancy Ball will be a fun-filled elegant evening! The black tie event includes dinner and dancing with silent and live auctions. Register early - tickets do sell out. Catalina Island Conservancy. 310-510-2595 ext.140, www. CatalinaConservancy.org, ball@ CatalinaConservancy.org. Annual Rubber Ducky Derby-- April 6 Annual fundraising event to support the local children's the- atre company "Kids At Play." The derby begins at noon on South Beach. Adoption of ducks: Solo Ducks for 5 bucks; 5 Quackers for 20 smackers; 30 Racing Thrills for two 50 dollar bills. Corporate sponsorships are $100 (extra large duck). Kids At Play, 310-510- 0288. Catalina Film Society, (2nd Wednesday, every other month)-- April 9 An opportunity for film enthu- siasts to enjoy, discuss and cel- ebrate brand new unreleased independent films on a monthly basis. Suggested donation of $10 for non-members, or become a member:and support the effort to celebrate and educate the art of independent films. 818-787-1946, www.CatalinaFEorg. Aero Club Social Fly-in-- April 12 Fly-in or take the Wildlands Express from the Avalon Plaza to the Airport in the Sky. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit with pilots from around the region and view amazing airplanes. 2nd Saturday of the month. 310-510-0954. www. CatalinaConservancy.org. Easter Egg Dyeing-- April 16 Meet in People's Park between 2-5 p.m. to get in the spring spirit! Free event! We supply the dye and other art supplies; you bring the eggs! Limited eggs also available for purchase (25 cents each). City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-1987, www.CityofAvalon. com. Chaplin and Goddard'. A Secret Love Affair Exhibit-. April 16 thru September 28 She was an aspiring actress. He was an acknowledged genius. They shared a secret love. A love that could never be revealed. They had only one escape. An island, 26 miles off the Coast of Los Angeles. Catalina Island Museum, 310-510- 2414, www.catalinaislandmuse- um.org Opening Reception - Chaplin and Goddard-- April 16 The Catalina Island Museum invites you to the opening recep- tion for Chaplin and Goddard: A Secret Love Affair on Wednesday, April 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are free for members of the muse- um and $5.00 for the general pub- lic. The opening reception coin- cides with the 125th anniver- sary of Chadie-Chaplin's birth~- Catalina Island Museum, 310-510- 2414, www.cataliilamuseum.6rg. Spring Fest-.April 17 Food, Music and Games. Join the community on Front Street - fun for the whole family. City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-1987, www.CityofAvalon. com. Easter Weekend at the "M" -- April 18-April 19 Breakfast for dinner: What happens when dinner gets' scram- bled? 310-510-8404, www.zestca- teringcatalina.com. 5th Annual Catalina Art Fair and Exhibition--April 18- April 20 Easter Weekend. Located on Crescent Avenue, along the water- front, this three day art fair fea- tures local and mainland artists, crafts, entertainment and more. Catalina Art Association. 310- 510-2788, www.catalinaartasso- ciation.org. Community Easter Egg Hunt-- April 19 Hop on over to the old Pitch & Putt (between the Sandtrap and Avalon Schools - Enter by AHS Auditorium) for the annu- al Community Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 9 a.m. Free and open to all children 3rd grade and under. Bring your camera as the Easter Bunny is sure to stop byI City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-1987, www. CityofAvalon.com. + - Easter Brunch at the "M" by that could never be revealed. They had only one escape. An island, 26 miles off the coast of Los Angeles. Catalina Island Museum, 310- 510-2414, www.catalinaislandmu- seum.org. Scavenger Hunt, Urban Adventure Quest-- Thru- September 1 Part game, part tour, solve clues and challenges around Avalon, and be entered into a team com- petition for a free Quest awarded each month. Free Quest can be used in any of 25 Quest cities, Team size is 2 to 5 people. You MUST use promo code: CATCHALLENGE to be entered into the competition and to receive 15 percent off. Good for, the Catalina walk- ing tour only. Must have a smart phone to play. Sign up online at: www. UrbanAdventureQuest.com. 21st Annual Catalina Island Rugby Festival -- May 3 A one day Rugby Festival for players 40 years of age and older. Over 50s match begins at noon. This is a charity event raising funds for the Cancer Support Community of Redondo Beach. Teams from the West Coast, Texas, Virginia and England. Catalina Island Rugby Festival. 310-798-5445, tomhendrix5 @aol. corn, www.catalinarugby.org. Kentucky Derby Days at El Galleon-- May3- Celebrate the race from 2 p.m.- The 19th Annual Catalina Island Conservancy Ball will be held Saturday, April 5. Seen above are some of the guests atthe 2013 Conservancy Ball. From left to right in the back row are Bill Dunlap, Phyllis Seawright, Dennis Seawright, Mary Hirst. From left to right in the front row are Jan Dunlap, Natalie Hazard, Anne Marie Flynn, Blanny Hagenah and Dan Hirst. Photo by Shana Cassidy One hundred twenty-four of the world's top downhill skate, Mothers Day Weekend at board racers are invited to partici- the "M'--- May 9-May 10 pate in the downhill skateboard- We celebrate our mothers' and ing race on Avalon's hilly streets, the family recipes we cherish. www.catalinaislandclassic.com. 310-510-8404, www.zestcatering- catalina.com. Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Mi Casita-- May 5 Aero Club Social Fly-In-- Zest Catering & Events--- 6 p.m., (post time 3:24 p.m.) with All day celebration in the May 10 April 20 mint juleps, hats~ happy hour and upstairspatioatMiCasi[aMexican Fly-in or take the Wildlands Join us for an ~Eh~fef' b~ffet!~'~r~i~T~ilsTCb~l~St' R~staufaiit'~Enjoy'ToOd & dr~fik~= Expresg' fr0m the Avalon Plaza featuring classics with a twist, specials and Mexican karaoke. Mi to the Airport in the Sky. From 310-510-8404, www.ze-st6atefing- Casita Mexican Restaurant, 111 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit with pilots catalina.com. Claressa Ave. 310-510-1772, www. from around the region and view catalinahotspots.com, amazing airplanes. 310-510-0954. May Chaplin and Goddard: A Secret Love Affair Exhibit-- Thru September 28 She was an aspiring actress. He was an acknowledged genius. They shared a secret love. A love for best men & women's hats. 1st prize - Steak & Lobster Dinner! View the race on 11 large flat screen TVs and stay for the kara- oke party after the race. E1 Galleon Restaurant, 411 Crescent. 310-510- 1J88, www.catalinahotspots.com. Riviera Catalina Islald. Classic-- May 3-4 - The 3rd Annual Catalna island Classic, a weekend-lolg Island skate invasion! -qe-fi-icieN0is-e. ........................ ng .... for retesting and late vehicles as part of the annual Vehicl istration Will be conduf Nd,NW day mornings 0 PM THE CITY OF AVALON ~S COM~'HT ~ ED TO iMPqOVING THE QUALITY OF L!F-E iN AVALON WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Vehicles that do not pass Vehicle Noise Testing will have until SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 to be re-tested & pass without penalty. Vehicles that do not pass can return during testing times for retesting with no penalty and will receive the City permit upon passing at the standard cost: $29. Late vehicles fee: ~;25. Decibel Standards: ALL OTHER VEHICLE.~ VEHICLES 6,000 Ibs OR GREATER MOTORCYCLES {incl. AUTOETF/'E5, aka. GOLF (ARTS) 82 dB 77 dB 74 dB AMCSec 4-4 1713 FOR MORE INFORMATION: " ' i[/~~ Visit wwW.cityofavalon,com i| i / | Contact Avalon C ty Hall: 310-510-0220 i ~, ~ I Email Jordan Monroe, Management Aide: i "~~~.~' jmonroe@ciWofavalon.com 15-~~~ ONE StEP AT A TIM~" GOALS IN-MIND" INTENTIONAL DESIGN L-- CARLOT,(S OF AVALON Women's Clothing CATALINA CRAFTERS Arts & Crafts Supply Store CATALINA REALTORS Real Estate CHET'S HARDWARE A little bit of everything you need CIVR Catalina Island Vacation Rentals JeweLs OF INTEREST Artist Inspired Jewelry & Gifts MR. NING'S Chinese Garden Restaurant THE STEAMER TRUNK First Class Gifts TRADEWINDS Apparel, Footwear Gifts & Fashion Jewelry ~ SANTA CATALINA "~ ISLAND COMPANY 877.778.8329 I www.visitOatalinaisland.c0m for eyelashes 714-546-2020 For a Saturday clinic appointm at CIMC. ORANGE COAST _ cente THE CATAUNA ISLANDER Friday, April 4, 2014 i 13