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Kentucky Derby Days at El  Galleon-- May 3 //J.i ................................ Celebrate the race from 2 p.m.- May Chaplin and Goddard: A Secret Love Affairm 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. Scavenger Huntm Thru-September 1 Part game, part tour, solve clues and challenges around Avalon, and be entered into a team competition for a free Quest awarded each month. Free Quest Can be used in any of 25 Quest cities. Team size is two to five people. You MUST use promo code: CATCHALLENGE to be entered into the competition and to receive 15 percent off. Good for the Catalina walking tour only. Must have a smart phone to play. Sign up online at: www. UrbanAdveritureQuest.com. 21st Annual Catalina Island Rugby Festival m 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 Festiva];_ 510-798'-5445, tdmhendrix*@aol. com., WWW.catalinarugby.org. . 6 p.m., (post time 3:24 p.m.) with mint juleps, hats, happy hour and early bird dinner specials. Contest for best men & women's hats. 1st prize - Steak & Lobster Dinner! View the race on 11 large flat screen TVs and stay for the karaoke party after the race. E1 Galleon Restaurant, 411 Crescent. 310-510-1188, www.catalinahot- spots.com. Riviera Catalina Island Classic-- May 3-May 4 The 3rd Annual Catalina Island Classic, a weekend-long Island skate invasion! 124 of the world's top downhill skateboard racers are invited to participate in the race on Avalon's hilly streets, www, catalinaislandclassic.com. Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Mi Casita-- May 5 All day celebration in the upstairs patio at Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant. Enjoy food and drink specials and karaoke. Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant, 111 Claressa Ave. 310-510-1772, www.catalina- hotspots.com. Mothers Day Weekend at the 'M'--- May 9-May 10 We celebrate our mothers' and the family recipes we cherish. 310-510-8404, www.zestcatering- catalina.com. Aero Club Social Fly-In (2nd Sat. of the month, weather permitting)-- May 10 Fly-in or take the Wildlands Express from the Avalon Plaza to the Airport in the Sky. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. : : Visit with pilots from around the region and view air- " Founded in 1913 by Emest Windle Publisher Vince Bodiford vince@thecatalinaislander.com Editor Dennis Kaiser editor@thecatalinaislander.com Advertising Jon Remy advert!sing@theeatalinaislander.com Office Assistant Kristy Throndson office@thecatalinaislander.com Business Office accounting@localnewspa pers.org Graphic Designer Christy Smith Multimedia Director Franco Te franeote@communitymediaus.corn 635 CRESCENT AVENUE SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 (310) 510-0500 FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 DEADLINES Calendar: Noon Monday I News: 5 p.m. Monday I Display Advertising: 2 p.m. Tuesday I Classified Advertising: Noon Tuesday I Legal/Public Notices: 5 p.m. Monday SUBSCRIPTIONS Send to manager@cinews.us One Year Subscription: Catalina .............................................. $39 Mainland ............................................ $48 Subscriptions via First Class Mail are available for $80/year A Publication of CommunityMedia Corporation. CATALINA ISLANDER (USPS 09340) Acceptance under 39C, F.R. 3464 periodicals postage paid at Avalon, CA 90704 and other additional offices. Adjudication Decree No. 377598. Date of Adjudication: Oct. 4, 1934 Exact Name of Newspaper as shown in the Petition for Adjudication: The Catalina Islander Published weekly at 101 Marilta Avenue, #6 Avalon, CA 90704. The entire contents of The Catalina Islancler are copyrighted by The Catalina Islander. No part m.l 1 reproduced in any fashion without written consent of  publisheK This publicatioh is printed almost entirely orteycled paper, Contents ,Cyright @ 2014 and Title Rered, catlJa Islander, Ir.i A|I Rights Reserved. l, PROIJD::=&IBER oF "fr ALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER " PUB LI;'r'JER; ASSOCiA'froN .... planes. 310-510-0954. www. CatalinaConservancy.org. Mother's Day Brunch at the 'M'--- May 11 Come celebrate with the special women in your life. 310-510-8404, www.zestcateringcatalina.com. Catalina: The Wild Side Salon-- May 17 Nationally acclaimed plein air artist, John Budicin, will be fea- tured at our first Catalina: The Wild Side Salon. The 2-5 p.m. afternoon event will include a selection of John's paintings avail- able for purchase, as well as a discussion period with the artist. Light appetizers and drinks, plus the beautiful views from Castillo del Mar in Avalon, will cap off the event. Registration will be lim- ited. Catalina Island Conservancy, 310-510-2595, www.catalinacon- servancy.org. 27th Annual Silent Film Benefit-- May 17 Once a year moviegoers make a pilgrimage to Catalina Island and transport themselves back to the silent film era of the 1920s. The Catalina Island Museum will present Charlie Chaplin's acclaimed silent masterpiece "City Lights" during its 27th Annual Silent Film Benefit. The film will be presented in the famed Avalon Casino Theater, one of the grandest movie palaces of the 1920s. For the first time in the Silent Film Benefit's history, the film will be accompanied by a live symphony orchestra. Grammy Award-winning con- ductor Richard Kaufman will con- duct a 39-piece orchestra perform-. ing the original score composed by Charlie Chaplin himself. 1 p.m. Members of the public will be able to meet pilots and view aircraft at the monthly Aero Club Social Fly-in set for May 10 (weather permitting). Photo by Bob Rhein to 3:30 p.m. Tickets are available now! Catalina Island Museum. 310-510-2414, www.catalinamu- seum.org. 12th Annual Avalon Ball May 17 The 12th Annual Avalon Ball will allow you a glimpse of a glamorous bygone era. Enjoy the ocean breezes high above the moonlit waves, admire the sea-themed medallions set into rose-colored walls under an arch- ing fifty-foot ceiling studded with Tiffany chandeliers, or join the dancers on a 10,000 square foot circular floor as Dean Mora and his Avalon Ball Orchestra play hits from the 1920s and 30s. Art Deco Society of Los Angeles.:310- 659-3326, www.adsla.org., artde- cola @ sbcglobal.net Catalina Island Gran Fondu-- May 17 : It's.back and iI!s going, te b bigger than ever. The 3rd Annual Catalina MTB Gran Fondu is a must attend event on any cyclists calendar. Breathtaking views, challenging climbs and lots of fun to be had after the ride! Three distinct routes will offer some, thing for cyclists of all levels and abilities. For more information visit www.uscup.net Memorial Weekend at the 'M'--- May 23-May 25 Island Style: Featuring foods from islands around the world. 310-510-8404, www.zestcatering- catalina.com. The Xceptional Tribute to Cars-- May 25 On May 25, the Xceptional Tribute to Cars will be performed. The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Xceptional Music Company will present this free, family friendly Summer Concert Series, next to the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. Concerts are from.. 8 p.m, to 10 p.m. A beer and wine garden will be available at all concerts. 10th Annual Taste Around of Avalonm May 29 Kick-off to the Annual Flying Fish Festival! Enjoy the most scrumptious tastes of delectable food or beverages from 5-9 p.m. at some of Avalon's finest din- ing establishments. Vote for your favorite "tastes" of food, drink and dessert as the Best Taste of the Year! Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. 310-510-1520, www. CatalinaChamber.com. 25:20"1!4 ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... THE cATAi.iNAisLANDER