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Tickets and sponsorships available online. Catalina Island Conservancy (310) 510-2595 x140; www.catalinaconservancy.org 15 Community Health Fair Improve your healthand that of your family by attending the Catalina Island Health Fair in the Casino Ballroom from lOam to 3pro. A wide array of free or low-cost medi- cal screenings are available at this annual event. Catalina Island Medical Center, 310-510-0700 21 Earth Day 2012 plore the natural side of Catalina Island and enjoy organic food, green living dis- plays and demonstrations, family activities and live music at City Park. Catalina Island - Conservancy Education Dept (310) 510- 0954: www.catalinaconservancy.org MAY 19-20 - White Seabass & Halibut Tournament - Two Harbors Time to get out the Rod & Reel and join us for the White Seabass & Halibut Championship Series. This is event is spon- sored by Western Outdoor News, United Anglers, and many more. http://www. wonews.com 5/27, 6/2",6/23", 6/30, 7/14, 7/28", 8/11, 8/18", 9/2 Summer Concert Series, May thru September *FREE concert at wrigley Stage, all other dates: location/price TBA The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and the Xceptional Music Company present a series of family friend y concerts. Wrigley Stage concerts are FREE from 7:30 to 9:45 om; Location TBA concerts are ticketed events, pricelocation to be announced. For entertainment line-up and up to the" minute event schedule contact the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce 310-510- 1520 or www.CatalinaChamber.com 41-6 Santa Catalina Film Festival Celebrate the art and entertainment of film in all of its forms, including a series of films dedicated to conservation. Participation in this event supports the Conservancy's work to keep Catalina's wildtands wild. Catalina Island Conservancy, 310-510-2595: www. catalinaconservancy.org 5 Catalina Island Rugby Festival An Old Boy/Masters Format. Minimum age to participate is 40 years. Featured match of the day is a 50+ years. This event is a fundraiser for the Cancer Community Support Group and the Los Angeles Rugby Club. Catalina Island Rugby Festival 310- 798-5445; tomhendrix5@aol.com 12 25th Annual Silent Film Benefit A rare opportunity to experience the 1927 classic film "Wings" starring Clara Bow, Buddy Rogers, Richard Aden and Gary Cooper. Featuring live musical accompani- rnent by Robert D. Salisbury on the Page organ in the Art Deco splendor of one of California's last remaining movie palaces. "Wings" was the first film, and only silent film, to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Catalina Island Museum (310) 510-2414; www.catalinamuseum.org 12 The Avalon Ball Now in its lOth year, the Avalon Ball is a fantastic journey into the past when Big Bands played for huge audiences which were broadcast to the nation in the Art Deco Casino Ballroom. This magical night features an evening of dancing to music from the 1920's and 30s performed by Dean Mora & the Avalon Ball Dance Orchestra. Immerse yourself in glormus Deco opulence while gliding across the 10,000 square foot dance floor surrounded by romantic oceanviews. Art Deco Society of Los Angeles (310) 659-3326; artde- cola@sbcglobal.net or www.adsla.org 12 Catalina Mountain Bike Bran Fonde and Festival For more information visit www.visitcatali- naisland.com 31 8th Annual Taste Around of Avalon Kick-off to the Annual Flying Fish Festival! Enjoy the most scrumptious tastes of delectable food or beverages from some of Avalon's finest dining establishments. Vote for your favorite "tastes" of food, drink and dessert as the Taste of the Year! Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce (310) 510- 1520; www.CatalinaChmber.com ,5/31-6/3 5th Annual Flying Fish Festival Join us for the 5th 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.com JUNE Summer Concert Series, May thru September - see May for description June-Aug Summer Day Camp 2012 All kids entering 1st grade in the Fall - 11 years of age are invited to join the camp for arts & crafts, games, singing, swimming & beach fun, field tdps, hiking and natural- ist programs. For rates, dates & times, please call the City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 June-Aug Summer Beach Binge (each Tuesday & Thursday) Bring your beach chair and some friends to the South Beach Lifeguard stand every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-7:00pro. Bingo cards ire $1 each and partici- pants can win fun local prizes. For more information please call the City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 June-Aug Kid's Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 5/31-6/3 5th Annual Flying Fish Festival Join us for the 5th 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.com 9 Summer Wine Festival - Two Harbors Join us on the beach in Two Harbors for our unique 11th Annual Summer Wine Festival. There will be fine wine, live music, & much more. Tickets go on sale, May 1st, 310-510-4205, this event will sell out, make sure to purchase tickets in advance. 23 "Yacht Dog" Show - Two Harbors Don your doggie lifejackets and hurry ashore for our annual Yacht Dog show. Strut your mutt and show our judges what your dog can do. 29-,30 "Opening Day"- Two Harbors Although Two Harbors is open year round, we would like to invite "First Timers" & "Old Timers" alike to kick off the summer season. Join us for a weekend of boating seminars, raffles, & much more. 22-24 Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Festival Join us for SUP demonstrations, films and races from Descanso Beach for the winning cash purse. Spectator viewing at Descanso Beach, along the walkway and at Casino Point. For more information visit www.visit- catalinaisland.com 6/23-9/8 Summer BBQ's at DC3 Grill One Saturday each month from June- September: 6/23, 7/21, 8/18, 9/8 Join us for our summer BBQ at the DC3 Grill located 1600 feet above sea level at Catalina's Airport-in-the-Sky. Enjoy an all you can eat BBQ buffet while listening to live music on our outdoor patio. Make your reservations early as we tend to sell out! Contact us for dates and reservations: DC3 Grill (310) 510-2196; www.catalinaDC3. com. JL, Summer Concert Series, May thru September - see May for description June-Aug Summer Day Camp 2012 - see June for description For dates, rates & times please call the City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 Summer Beach Bingo IZOD lndyCar Barrichello II June-Aug Summer Beach Bingo (each Tuesday & Thursday) - see June for description City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 Kid's Fishing Derby June-Aug Kid's Fishing Derby (each Wednesday) - see June for description City of Avalon Recreation Department (310) 510-1987 6/23-9/6 Summer BBQs at DC3 Grill - see June for details One Saturday evening each month from June-Septemben 6/23, 7/21, 8/18, 9/8 Make your reservations early as we tend to sell out! DC3 Grill (310) 510- 2196; www.CatalinaDC3.com 4 4 Annual 4th of July Parade, Fireworks Display, Dinner at the Casino Ballroom The golf cart parade down Crescent Avenue begins at 1pro. Enjoy a BBQ buffet din- ner & 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.com 6. Two Harbors Firework Show Come watch our spectacular firework show over the Isthmus Harbor. Fireworks begin at dark. 7 Children's Festival-Two Harbors Kick off Independence Day with our 26th Annual Children's Festival. Have your kids join us on the beach for crafts & activities. 7 Annual Dinghy Parade-Two Harbors Decorate your dinghy in a creative patriotic theme and follow us in a parade through the coves of the West End for our 11th Annual Dinghy Parade. Prizes will be award- ed to the most creative dinghies. Visit your doctor -- not just any doctor. With three full-time physicians and a nurse practitioner dedicated to the island and its patients, we invite you to have an on-going relationship with a provider who knows you and your. medical needs. Monte Mellon, MD Tracey Norton, DO Laura Ulibarri, MD Diane Chamberlin, NP CONVENIENT i PROFESSIONAL COMPASSIONATE Catalina Island Medical Center 24 Hour Emergency Care Radiology, laboratory & physical therapy Skilled nursing facility (310) 510-0700 Provider appointments M-F 8 am-5 pm Men. & Wed. 8 am-7 pm (310) 510-009 6 CIMedicalCenter.org IslandMedicalCenter " THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, April 6, 2012 i 13 rtEi, ], ,l!I ff I , 00lIl, liiBllllll lf00ll] I !llll ':,T