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....................... Labor Day Weekend at the 'M'--- Aug. 29-Aug. 31 August Going out in style: Featuring the last of the summer season ingredients. 310-510-8404, www. 'Chaplin and Goddard' Exhibit--thru Sept. 28 She was an aspiring actress. The Xceptional Sirens He was an acknowledged genius. Concert--Aug- 31 They shared a secret love. A love The Catalina Island Chamber that could never be revealed. They of Commerce and Xceptional had only one escape. An island, 26 Music Company are pleased to miles off the coast of Los Angeles. present this free, family friendly Catalina Island Museum, 310-510- Summer Concert Series, next to 2414, www.catalinaislandmuse- the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. Concerts are from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Kid's Fishing Derby (each A Beer & Wine Garden will be Wedaesday)m Thru Aug. 27 available at all concerts. City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-1987, www. September Summer Beach Bingo 'Chaplin and Goddard' --.through Aug. 28 Exhibit--thm Sept. 28 Bring your beach chair and She was an aspiring actress. some friends to the South Beach He was an acknowledged genius. Lifeguard stand every Tuesday, They shared a secret love. Thursday and Saturday from 6 A love that could never be -7 p.m. Bingo cards are $1 each revealed. and participants can win fun local They had only one escape. An prizes. City of Avalon Recreation island, 26 miles off the coast of Department. 310-510-1987, www. Los Angeles. Catalina Island Museum, 310- 510-2414, www.catalinaislandmu- Video Denelration Concert --Aug. 23 The Catalina Island Chamber Cataliml Island Women's of Commerce and Xceptional Forum Wine Festival-- Sept. Music Company are pleased to 13 present this free, family friendly This 19th annual fundraiserfea- Summer Concert Series, next to tures over 80 wineries, delectable the Bay on Wrigley Plaza Stage. hors d'oeuvres and smooth jazz. Concerts are from 8 p.m. to 10 Net proceeds help support men- p.m. A Beer & Wine Garden will toring and scholarship programs. be available at all concerts. Tickets available at the Catalina PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hearing Officer will be conducting Ve~cle iZlcarings, by phone, on Monday August 25, 2014 in the City of Avalon Council Chambers located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road. The agenda will include but may not be limited to the following: HEARINGS TIME APPLICANT TIME APPLICANT 9:00 AM Pete Edwards- Transfer Comm. Vehicle Permit- Avalon Alarm Pete Edwards- Transfer 2 Comm. Vehicle Permits - Plumbing Co. The public is welcome to participate. Additional information and a complete agenda can be obtained at City Hall, 410 Avalon Canyon Road, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Published: The Catalina Islander: August 22, 2014 Posted: Bulletin Board at City Hall City of Avalon Website: Q Afishinados Gallery would like to thank the supporters of Sea ntL, e Arm Benefit Art Show & Sale Jordahl Construction-Jim & Aisha Hoffmann Fine Line Construction - Pete Edwards Chet's Hardware- Cinde MacGugan-Cassidy JF & Babs Albert ~ Daniel D. Bank ~ Rachael Barldey Diane ltinghouse ~ William Brown TM Kelly Cailahan Scoff JudyChdstopher ~ Diana Clark ~ Linda Davis ~ Kate Egan D ebbie Embree ~ Judy Grear ~ Cliff Hague Todd Hollenbeck ~ Debi & Denny Howarth & Kelly Johnson ~ Kevin Marshall ~ Jackie Moss Lynette O'Brian ~ Kate Olsen ~ Nancy Pinkert ~ Stosh Rousso Unda Salt) " Gina Schuchard ~ Barbara Sherman Kevin & Angela Strege ~ Cathy Sweeney ~ Michelle Upton A very special thanks to Capt. John, Sherry Abdelnour Mike Rivkln, and to Monica Perez and Jenea Dominguez aft! 55th Catalina Channel CroSsing --Sept. 6-Sept. 7 The annual Catalina Channel Crossing is the longest Polynesian canoe race in the continental U.S., 26 miles from Newport Beach to Avalon. Women race over to Catalina on Saturday; Men race back to the mainland on Sunday. Enjoy Hawaiian festivities, music and beer garden in Avalon's center of town on Saturday. Proceeds go to support local charities. Above is a scene from a past Catalina outrigger chan- nel crossing leaving Avalon on its way to the mainland. Courtesy photo Southern California Outrigger Racing Association. 858-442-2536, Island Chamber of Commerce. 2414, 'Dance Your Cares Away:' 310 510=1520, The Golden Age of Big Seclal F -la October bends raatr, at the Catalina Island Museum-- (weather permitting)-- Third Annual Catalina Air Opens Oct. 10 Sept. 13 Show--Oct. 4-5 It was the time of the great depression. A nation in strife was Fly-in or take the Wildlands Celebrate the history of avai- ready to dance its cares away. A Express from the Avalon Plaza tion on Catalina Island. Air show to the Airport in the Sky. From is held off the Avalon Bay break- new music brought them to their 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit with pilots from around the region and view water and at teh Airport in the Avalonfeet" AllBallroom.broadcastedcatalinalive frOmislandthe amazing airplanes. 2nd Saturday Sky. Museum, 310-510-2414, www. Aviation events include aero- of the month. 310-510-0954. www. batic aircrat performances, dis- plays and concessions. Catalina Opening Reception: "Dam Air Show. 888-798-1118. www. Your Cares Away" m Oct. 10 Art Festival Weekend at the 'M'--- Sept. 19-Sept. 21 The Catalina Island Museum A salute to the Arts with foods Catalina Film Society invites you to the opening recep- that spark our creativity. 310-510- -- Oct, 8 tion for "Dance Your Cares Away: 8404, www.zestcateringcatalina. An opportunity for film enthu- The Golden Age of Big Bands on com. siasts to enjoy, discuss and eel- Friday, Oct. 10 from 6 p.m. to ebrate brand new unreleased inde- 8 p.m. Tickets are free for mem- 56th Annual Catalina bers of the museum and $5.00 for Festival of Art pendent films on a monthly basis. the general public.Catalina Island Sept. 19-Sept. 21 Suggested donation of $10 for non-members, or become a Museum, 310-510-2414, www. Longest running annual event on Catalina Island. Artists from member and support the effort to celebrate and educate the art of all over the country exhibit along independent films. 818-787-1946, Crescent Avenue and sell their works of fine art, sculpture, fine www.CatalinaFEorg. crafts & photography. Highlights The Catalina Island JazzTrax include charity art auction and Festival-- Oct. 9-Oct. 12, kids art show. Catalina Art Oct. 16-Oct. 19 Association. 310-510-2788, www. Features the newest and best tal-, ent in the smooth jazz genre. This annual weekend event features 30 National Museum Day different smooth jazz stars per- --Sept. 27 Discover Avalon's sole insti- forming "Unplugged at Descanso Beach Club" on Thursday eve- tution dedicated to art, culture ning and in the historic Casino and the history of Santa Catalina Ballroom, Friday, Saturday and Island with Free admission to the Catalina Island Museum in Sundays. 1st two weekends in Oct. 866-872-9849, www.jazz- celebration of National Museum Day. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Catalina Island Museum. 310,510- JazzTrax Festival Weekend at the 'M'--- Oct. 10-Oct. 12 Celebrate the first weekend of JazzTrax at the "M" Restaurant. 310-510-8404, www.zestcatering- Fall Fest--Oct. 16 Food, Music, Games! Join the community on Front Street - fun for the whole family. Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510- 1987, JazzTrax Festival Weekend the 'M'--- Oct. 17-Oct. 19 Celebrate the second weekend of JazzTrax at the "M" Restaurant. 310-510-8~404, www.zestcatering- INSURANCE SERVICES AUTO, COMMERCIAL, HOMEOWNERS & LIFE INSURANCE HEALTH INSURANCE-BENEFITS Contact Jim Simonds for a quote Cell: 818.399.7897 Halloween Costume Party at El Galleon-- Oct. 31 Costume contest prizes will be awarded! Full bar and special din- ner menu available from 6 p.m. to close. E1 Galleon Restaurant. 310- 510-1188, www.CatalinaHotSpots. com. Annual Halloween Parade-- Oct. 31 Don your favorite costume and join island school kids and resi- dents for the Annual Halloween Parade down Crescent Avenue starting at 4 p.m. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. 310-510- 1520, www.CatalinaChamber. com. THE CATAUNA ISLANDER