2008 Silver Lake Calendar: February

Busy times...as the Right and the Left chew up --ballots --air time --mailbox, you still need good food... groceries...walks...neighborly talks...if you've seen one "debate" you've seen all of them, watching won't improve a thing...take a breather, skip the local "news" hacks' breathy cele-brat, car-chase, poor political 'news' coverage --you can catch-up later, with whatever stuff that Matters on "Charlie Rose" --"Tavis Smiley" (on local KCET & KLCS) and go 'chew' on great scenery of Silver Lake daVine...

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Confirm: date, time --all subject to change without notice

7 ~ Thursday
Gung Hai Fat Choi! --Happy Chinese New Year...15 days...Year of the Rat, next 12 months... not the past seven years, apparently....

9 ~ Saturday
10 AM - 1 PM ~ Farmer's Market
every Saturday, Sunset Junction - Sunset x Griffith Park Blvd., Silver Lake http://www.sunsetjunction.org/

12 ~ Tuesday
7:00 PM ~ Hike in Griffith Park
every Tues, Wed, Thur, Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round (818) 637-2542

13 ~ Wednesday
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM ~Yoga
Wednesdays, $4. Seniors Club, Recreation Center, 1850 W. Silver Lake Drive, Silver Lake (323) 667-3043

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM ~Nouveau Riche University Luncheon
RSVP: by 3 PM Tues 2-12-08, Chevy Chase Country Club, 3067 E. Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale CA 91362

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM ~ Urban Design & Preservation Committee Meeting

Silver Lake Neighborhood Council, 2898 Rowena Avenue, Silver Lake, CA 90039 www.silverlakenc.org

14 ~ Thursday
...you knew it was coming(!) no excuses... Valentine's Day ...Sure, honor the 'usual suspects' in the usual ways --beautiful bold or sweet flowers... ...sensuous chocolate... intimate supper...and...the boy, who doesn't smile much, might really enjoy a cupcake and the attention...the senior adult who would never say so, might really enjoy a grocery store gift certificate, variety of 2" herbs, potted up together...the woman writer, on strike, might hug the stuffn's outta you for a local gas station Gift Certificate... and...who else?

12:00 - 9:00 PM ~ ArtWalk
Galleries, art spaces, downtown, free – 2nd Thursday; DASH shuttle goes to each stop and around entire loop of artwalk

8:00 PM ~ Best of ATA Film & Video Festival
Screening of independent original work from non-profit San Francisco house, $5., non-profit Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N. Alvarado Street x Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 484-8846

8:15 PM ~ Aretha Franklin
Rare appearance, Nokia Theater, Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles 90015 -off S. Figuora betw Olmpic - Pico Blvds (213) 763-6020

15 ~ Friday
~ Eli Broad's Art Collection Opening
Feb 16 thru Mon Feb 18 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM ~Free Community Week-end
Contemporary Gallery Museum opening, music, dance company, workshops, Free with resv, LA County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. L.A. CA 90036 (323) 857-6000

~ Great Backyard Bird Count Four days through Feb. 18, Citizen scientists: Audubon Society --annual counting of the birds,
by-pass the White House --Any time -in community -work -residence - all ages, All birds count --so do pictures --photo contest, prizes, bragging rights; free or $20. gets: binoculars -magazine -benefits -membership -Audubon Society support to advocate for birds -water -planet. Birds

16 ~ Saturday
12:00 PM ~ Children's Film Festival
Film & animation from various countries -by -about -for children, week-ends thru March 2, $5, REDCAT 631 W. Second St., Los Angeles (213) 237-2800 ~Note: high "yuck" factor for adults till I read schedule --outstanding for parent, birthday party, or solo -sans children SEE

18 ~ Monday
To honor their birth day our holiday: President's Day George Washington... Abraham Lincoln...Happy B'day
boys... ...what Would they think of this year's election candidates...three with most votes: each voted to strip Americans of rights granted in the Constitution... hard to picture: Washington impressed... Lincoln proud of his Party....

19 ~ Tuesday
7:00 PM ~ Beautification Committee Meeting

Protect, preserve natural -architectural beauty of SL, 3rd Tues, SLNC, 2898 Rowena Ave., Silver Lake CA

20 ~ Wednesday
12:00 - 3:30 PM ~ Silver Lake Senior Club General Meeting & Lunch
$2. RSVP: for address E-mail S. Vendig

7:00 PM ~ Book Discussion: Willie Brown
Ex San Francisco Mayor "Basic Brown: My Life Our Times" on big money -big media with journalist Bill Boyarsky, Central Library, Taper Auditorium, 5th x Flower, LA CA - library card sticker validation park $1.

21 ~ Thursday
8:00 PM ~ Film "Carbuncle"
Premiered at Milan Film Festival, with cast - crew, also Feb. 22, $5., non-profit Echo Park Film Center, 1200 N. Alvarado Street x Sunset Blvd, LA CA 90026 (213) 484-8846

23 ~ Saturday
10:30 AM ~ Urban Expedition - Green Resolutions Ride: Silver Lake
Bicycle tour, Farmer's Market - talk, Eco Home - self-tour, Bicycle Kitchen - DIY repair shop, singles - families, RSVP: e-mail: info(at)BikeNow.org (323) 478-0060, Rec Center,1850 West Silver Lake Dr, Silver Lake, rain cancels BikeNow.org

26 ~ Tuesday
7:00 PM ~ Arts & Culture Committee Meeting
Kites in the park? Summer Concerts? Day of Dead Festival? Ideas? Artists, volunteers, budget planning --open to community, SLNC office, 2898 Rowena Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039 arts@silverlakenc.org

27 ~ Wednesday
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM ~ Crime Prevention Meeting
Edendale Library, 2011 W. Sunset Blvd. LA 90026 (213) 417-8816 http://www.positiveenergygroup.blogspot.com/

29 ~ In this Leap Year: Happy B'day to anyone born on this rare date
(does it work the opposite of dogs --you're seven years younger than everyone else? lol)

3-01-08 ~ Patio to Plate
1:00 - 6:00pm ~Small Space & Seasonal, gardening, cooking class - early registration - one week prior for both: $75, after: $90, Echo Park, Glendale-Union exit #101 (818) 271.0963

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