Silver Lake daVine Calendar '09: August - IV

Silver Lake daVine Calendar of Events - August - Week - IV
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24 Monday

ART - Child
4 - 5 pm ~Painting, Arts & Crafts: children - Los Feliz Library

25 Tuesday

SEMINAR - Owner Local Business
SEE Friday: to RSVP for Opportunities, Incentives, Benefits Seminar

BOOK - Teen
4:00 pm ~Summer Reading Club celebration - End of Summer: Chocolate Festival, make candy, fondue, other chocolate creations; prizes to Club participants, teens only - Los Feliz Library details

MUSIC - Jazz
7 - 9 pm ~Wine Jazz Moonlight series: top jazz performers, hosted by KJAZZ 88.1 FM, open to the public, free - donation to Project Angel Food of $10 or more will return two glasses of wine and one box cheese-crackers - Central Courtyard, Hollywood & Highland Hollywood

26 Wednesday

SEMINAR - Owner Local Business
SEE Friday: to RSVP for Opportunities, Incentives, Benefits Seminar

CLASS - Computer
11 - 12 noon ~Introduction, free - Edendale Library, Echo Park


6:45 - 9 pm ~Hike: Sierra Club Griffith Park Angeles chapter, ask for hiking waiver card before the start, meet Merry-Go-Round Upper parking lot, Griffith Park, contact & details

GREEN - Drinks
7 - 10 pm ~LA Green Drinks - Downtown: bring ideas, projects, any promo material to chat, network over drinks with Greens in casual, unstructured setting this week at: Ciudad (not a clothing store as Green Drinks - Silver Lake had last week), Metro best as Map shows ----Note: attempts to embed (various) Google map links to it have crashed my system, non-stop, 2+ hours; I give, you'll have to do your own look-up.

TALK - Cars
7:30 ~Panel Discussion: California Design Influence, Part I - Classic Design, by reservation - Peterson Museum, $10,
Parking $8 - details
Part II - September 15: Current Design

MOVIE - Festival
8 pm ~Bicycle Film Festival: August 26 through 30 - for films and locations See below and

27 Thursday

SEMINAR - Owner Local Business
SEE Friday: to RSVP for Opportunities, Incentives, Benefits Seminar

FOOD - Produce
10:00 - 1:30 pm ~Farmer's Market - local farmers, organic produce, hot - cold food stalls, bring bags - City Hall Lawn, 1st x Spring streets - DASH, Metro

HOBBY - Knitting
12 - 1 pm ~Knitting & More: beginner to advanced lunch-time drop-in, free, (headed by semi-celebrity knitting expert), on-going, Central Library, details - DASH $.25, Metro, or Underground Parking Garage

BOOK - Teen
4 pm ~Book Club - Teens: chat and snack, free, for current book See:
http://www.edendaleteens.blogspot.com/ - Edendale Library, Echo Park details

CLASS - Computer
3:45 - 5 pm ~Introduction to Web Design: learn basics to create a website, free but entrance only with mandatory requirements: computer keyboard experience -appointment reservation by sign up -arrive on time, Echo Park - contact & location

5 - 8 pm ~"Hollywood Hot Spot Pizza Party" with live DJ, free food, Hollywood - listed (in PDF) as "open" but contact for age, qualification, address: 323-957-4500 or e-mail charlotte.vandekamp@lacity.org

ART - Reception
6 - 10 pm ~Art Show Opening: in conjunction with Bicycle Film Festival, Melrose -

MUSIC - Rock
- Pershing Square, downtown, 5th & Olive Streets

MUSIC - Dancing
6:30 - 9 pm ~Dancing Outdoors: dance floor for adults, children, taco & drinks bar, dance lessons, $7 - Autry Museum

MOVIE - Animation
8 - 10 pm ~Jodie Mach presents: Chicago animation shorts, various styles, $5 - Echo Park Film Center Map

28 Friday

TRAVEL - Commute
am ~Car-free Day: bicycle to work, last Friday of every month.

SEMINAR - Business Owner
8:30 am (sharp) - 1:30 pm ~Small Business Owner Opportunities & Tax Seminar: latest law changes, 2009 American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, Enterprise Zone Tax Credits & Benefits, incentive programs & more with CRA, Franchise Tax Bd, IRS, others and Continental breakfast via John Chiang, Calif. State Controller; location in/for Los Feliz (but I believe they cannot exclude SL bs. owners), all free but: entrance only by written RSVP submittal: downtown LA - Details, Contact & RSVP Registration form
Know Silver Lake small business owner(s): pass on link to this site
If you attend: come back and Comment on your experience, thoughts

CLASS - Computer
11 - 12 noon ~Intro to Word Processing, free - Edendale Library, Echo Park

HOBBY - Chess
2 - 4 pm ~Chess Club, adults - Los Feliz Library

FOOD - Produce
3 - 6:30 pm ~Farmer's Market - Echo Park, local-grown produce, Bring your own bags - Metro: corner Sunset, Park: adjoining lot 1/2 block south of Sunset - See

SPORTS - Class
5 - 7 pm ~Exercise Class - Women: Strength, yoga and aerobics, Fridays of August $20, Bellevue Rec Center, Silver Lake details

FOOD - Wine
5:30 ~Wine Tasting & bites - Tour of Hollyhock House can be added, picnic allowed - no alcohol, food carts (hot dogs, ice cream), benefits childrens' art classes at LAUSD schools, discount: until midnight Thursday, after midnight until three hours prior to opening: Tasting & Tour $32 -Barnsdall Art Park, Los Feliz

THEATER - Shakespeare
6:30 pm curtain-rise ~Independent Shakespeare Company: Henry V - last performance, free, to reserve four seats, location your choice: $100 or to
donate to the company to benefit production in local schools, The Bard in Barnsdall Park, Los Feliz

MOVIE - Festival
7:30 - Program #1 / 9:30 pm - Program #2 ~Bicycle Film Festival: several short films - downtown - After Party, TBD

BOOK - Poetry
8 pm ~LA improvisational poet-artist Dennis Cruz: Book Release celebration, $5 - Echo Park Film Center Map

29 Saturday

GREEN - LA River Clean up

FOOD - Produce
am ~Farmer's Market - Silver Lake, bring bags, EBT not accepted, Park: Sunset Blvd - See

MEET - Pet
10 am - 3 pm ~Mobile Pet Adoption: 100 'participants' each looking for one good home, LA Animal Services - Griffith Park location

TOUR - Downtown
"The Lowdown on Downtown -The Secret History of LA" --reserve.

MOVIE - Festival
3:30 pm - Program: Bicycle Film Festival
5:30 - Program
7:30 - Program
9:30 - Program - all downtown, Afterparty TBD, description and tickets in each Program See: Saturday website

THEATER - Shakespeare
6:30 pm curtain-rise ~Independent Shakespeare Company: The Tempest - free, to reserve four seats any location: $100 or to
donate - benefits fall production in local schools, The Bard in Barnsdall Park, Los Feliz

MOVIE - Outdoor
7 pm Gate - 8:30 pm Movie ~Tonight: American Werewolf in London 1979, 130 min. - picnic, alcohol okay but tall chairs, bbq, pets not, cost: $10 "donation" (illegal; demand license & permit # on signed dated properly-written tax deduction "donation" receipt and give: amount You are willing to "donate"), at Hollywood royalty's resting roost; park: street or $5 off-street, cinespia
NOTE: Do whatever to see next Saturday's rarely-shown (never to be on TV) movie.

23 Sunday

MOVIE - Feature
8 pm ~"Calamari Union" by Richard Lefebvre, Seattle independent, remake of Aki Kaurismaki original, with legendary rock musicians, headed to Helsinki Film Festival, $5 - Echo Park Film Center Map

30 Sunday

6 am - 12 n ~Shane's Inspiration playground: 5K/10K around the perimeter of Park Center, opening ceremony, refreshments - Griffith Park details

SPORTS - Bicycle
10:30 am start ~Sum Dim Sum Ride: ride with about 15, end at a dim sum cafe, Bring hat, water; for a new basket, seat, water bottle, more: Bicycle supplies No bike? Bicycle - Ride details

SPORTS - Skateboard
12 - 4 pm ~Summer's End Skate Event: Contest, age 5+, $5 - Silver Lake details

SPORTS - Party
12 - 8 pm ~Bicycle Film Festival: Annual Street Party, bike games, contest, track competitions - Melrose, Info & Tickets: http://www.bicyclefilmfestival.com/

ART - Workshop
2 - 4 pm ~Family Workshop: World Cultures - Art Trading Cards, Bring: family members, materials provided, cost: free, parking: free - Patio, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Feliz info (in PDF)

MUSIC - Classical

6 pm doors close ~Sundays Live Concert: one hour, free, Metro or Park: garage, lot or street - Bing Theater, LA County Museum of Art map

THEATER - Shakespeare
6:30 pm curtain rise ~Independent Shakespeare Company: The Tempest - last production of summer, free, to reserve four seats: $100 or to
donate - benefits production in local schools, The Bard in Barnsdall Park, Los Feliz

31 Monday

ART - Child
4 - 5 pm ~Painting, Arts & Crafts: children - Los Feliz Library details

SPORTS - Baseball
7 pm ~LA Dodgers Vs Arizona Diamondbacks, seats $11 to $500 + hot dogs, parking - Dodger Stadium, Echo Park - tickets -
Commuter plan accordingly: Sunset Blvd traffic on game night fierce, starting at 5:30 (but hey, it's our team, our neighborhorhood -our summer).

LECTURE - Bollywood
7:30 - 9 pm ~Robin Sukhadia: presentation on two Bollywood Film Masters, AR Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) and RD Burman (Sholay), free - Machine Project event, Echo Park

CHILD - After-School
Registration coming up: After School Club
M - F, 2:30 - 6 pm, Homework Help plus Baking, Crafts, Games, Sports, $40 mo, Silver Lake schools only (some: include van pick-up), Bellevue Rec details (opens in PDF - scroll to Page 6)
- To be volunteer coach or Park Advisory Board member contact Ms. Bernal or Mr. MacWilliams: 323-664-2468
- Job hunting? Dept of Recs & Parks has openings; Not looking: pass link onto neighbor/friend/relative/student who is --application deadline soon.

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Silver Lake daVine Calendar UPCOMING:

Baseball - Echo Park's turn with the DODGERS, Dodger Stadium --$12, order tickets: 213-630-3032 or e-mail: vicepresident@echoparkchamber.com or: http://www.echoparkchamber.com/
Cooking - La Cabbage --Hot
Learn kimchi, kraut, choucroute garni --for space & grocery list: reserve now.
Festivals - SANTA MONICA PIER CENTENNIAL - Plans Are In The Works For Fireworks, Parades, Shows, Concerts And Numerous 100Th Themed Events...Santa Monica Pier, Ca 90401.

Will close quickly: October
Cocktail Party - Pulitzer food critic, Menu tastings, custom-made Cocktails, Art Deco surroundings, first-ever benefit: Zócalo Public Square - world leaders panel - Details & reservation
30 - 31
Overnight - Family Adventure: Boo and Goo Sleepover - Mid-Wilshire, reservation only by: call (213) 763-3536 details
and remember pajamas

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