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September 2014 September 24-September 28 Catalina Film Festival Annual celebration of Catalina's rich film history features approxi- mately 100 films screened at mul- tiple venues around the island plus nightly events and entertainment. The festival is competitive with awards in up to 10 categories, including our festival partners' prestigious awards; the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation's "'Great Communicator" Award, the Chaplin Family's Charlie Chaplin ICON Award, and the ISLA Earth Award - an honor presented by the Festival's beneficiary, the Catalina Island Conservancy. Catalina Film Festival. 818-787-1946, www. September 19-September 21 56th Annual Catalina Festival of Art Longest running annual event on Catalina Island. Artists from all over the country exhibit along Crescent Avenue and sell their works of fine art, sculpture, fine crafts & photography. Highlights include charity art auction and kids art show. Catalina Art I Association. 310-510-2788, www. September 27 National Museum Day Discover Avalon's sole insti- tution dedicated to art, culture and the history of Santa Catalina Island with Free admission to the Catalina Island Museum in cel- ebration of National Museum Day. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Catalina Island Museum. 310-510- 2414, October 2014 October 4-5 3rd Annual Catalina Air Show Celebrate the history of avai- tion on Catalina Island. Air show is held off the Avalon Bay break- water and at the Airport in the Sky. Aviation events include acro- batic aircrat performances, dis- plays and concessions. Catalina Air Show, 888-798-1118. October 8 Catalina Film Society (2nd Wednesday, every other month) An opportunity for film enthu- siasts to enjoy, discuss and cel- ebrate brand new unreleased independent films on a monthly FOR ENTRIES Submit your photograph, graphic or art of Catalina. If we use it for a cover, you'll get a free one year subscription to the Islander and recognition. SEND High resolution dk lital JPEG files-300dpi min.-via email to ,n Must be original artwork. By submitting work, the senders agree to license publishing in the Catalina Islander newspaper. Fly-in or take the Wildlands Express from the Avalon Plaza to the Airport in the Sky from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Second Saturdays weather permitting. Visit with pilots from around the region and view amaz- ing airplanes. 310-510-0954. Above, T-34 Beechcraft Mentor Trainer. Photo by Bob Rhein 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. October 9-October 12, October 16 -October 19 The Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival Features the newest and best talent in the smooth jazz genre. This annual weekend event fea- tures 30 different smooth jazz stars performing "Unplugged at Descanso Beach Club" on Thursday evening and in the his- toriC Casino Ballroom, Friday, Saturday and Sundays. 1st two weekends in Oct. 866-872-9849, the "M" by Zest Catering & Events Celebrate the second week- end of JazzTrax at the "M" Restaurant. 310-510-8404, October 31 Halloween Costume Party at E! Galleon Costume contest prizes will be awarded! Full bar and special dinner menu available from 6 p.m. to close. El Galleon Restaurant. 310-510-1188, www. October 31 Annual Halloween Parade Don your favorite costume and join island school kids and residents for the Annual Halloween Parade down Crescent Avenue starting at 4 p.m. Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. 310-510-1520, November 2014. Opens October 10 "Dance Your Cares Away": The Golden Age of Big Bands Exhibit at the Catalina Island Museum It was the time of the great depression. A nation in strife was ready to dance its cares away. A new music brought them to their feet. All broadcasted live from the Avalon Ballroom. Catalina Island Museum, 310-510-2414, www. These weekly gems from the past are extracted from the Catalina Islander vast archives i e ni,,g-p cor- ncJine railway car 'in the center Of the Banning's plans for the development: of .... October 10 Opening Reception- "Dance Your Cares Away": The Golden Age of Big Bands Exhibit at the Catalina Island Museum The Catalina Island Museum invites you to the opening recep- tion for "Dance Your Cares Away: The Golden Age of Big Bands on Friday, October 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are free for mem- bers of the museum and $5 for the.general public. Catalina Island Museum, 310-510-2414, www. October 10-October 12 JazzTrax Festival Weekend at the "M" by Zest Catering & Events Celebrate the first weekend of JazzTrax at the "M" Restaurant. 310-510-8404, www.zestcatering- October 16 Fall Fest Food, Music, Games! Join the community on Front Street - fun for the whole family. City of Avalon Recreation Department. 310-510-1987, www.cityofavalon. com. October 17-October 19 JazzTrax Festival Weekend November 1 30th Annual Catalina Island Triathlon Swim it, Bike it, Run it, Tri it! Experience the beauty of Catalina Island and the city of Avalon with the perfect end of season sprint triathlon. Come for the weekend or for the day and experience all that Catalina has to offer. Spectrum Sports Management. 909-399-3553, www. November 8 8th Annual Catalina Island Eco-Marathon / 10K Named "Best Island Run" in 2012 by Runners World Magazine. Event attracts many of the elite ultra-runners. Run 26 miles of single track trails and ridge- lines with views ~of the Pacific Ocean on both sides of the island. Run through a variety of eco- systems, each with unique plant and animal life. Spectrum Sports Management. 909-399-3553,www. Date TBA P.L.A.Y. Preschool Annual Craft Auction Come support Avalon's youth at the annual Craft & Silent Auction to benefit Preschool Learning for Avalon Youth. Door prizes, great Mystery, Page 13 NOTICE As of Wednesday September 17th Avalon City Hall's new hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am till 5:00 pro. PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hearing Officer will be conducting Vehicle Hearings, 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 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: 12 Friday, September 19, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER