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TOLUCA LAKE

Charity Cocktail Party

The Toluca Lake Lions are holding a charity cocktail party on Saturday, April 30. The charities benefited include Shane’s Inspiration, the Foothill Service Center for the Blind and the District 4L-1 Blind Fishing Trip.

The auction will be held at 8:30 p.m. and door prizes and raffles will be given throughout the evening. The party is at Lion Karen Lenoski’s home. Tickets are $20. For more information or to reserve a ticket, call Lion Kathy Amman (818) 230-2143 or Lion Karen Lenoski (818) 762-9522.

SHERMAN OAKS

Farmers’ Market

The Sherman Oaks Chamber proudly presents The Sherman Oaks Community Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. located at Sepulveda Boulevard and Camarillo Street (North of the Sherman Oaks Galleria). The weekly event will include fresh organic fruits, vegetables, meats, delicious food to eat on-site and activities for the kids, including face painting and a huge slide. All this and more at the “Go To” certified Farmers’ Market in Sherman Oaks.

For information, please contact (818) 748-6131 or farmersmarket@shermanoakschamber.org.

OJAI 12th Annual Storytelling Festival

The Ojai Storytelling Festival will present its 12th annual celebration featuring seven of the nation’s best known tellers. The festival will be held in downtown Ojai at the Chaparral Grounds located at 414 E. Ojai Ave., May 5-8. Tellers for this year’s festival include Donald Davis, Dan Keding, Regi Carpenter, Jude Narita, Antonio Sacre and Billy Jonas. Attendees enjoy a variety of stories from many lands, including tales of suspense, humor, adventure, traditional folktales and original creations.

Tickets for individual events and weekend passes are available by phoning (805) 646-8907 or visiting www.ojaistoryfest.org.

SANTA MONICA

Hyperbole

Come serve yourself to this rhetorical comedy set in Hyperbole, an “all-you-can-eat” Italian restaurant. The menu highlights the dysfunctional relationships of the restaurant’s infamous customers, warring family owners and inept screwball serving staff.

Hyperbole, by Terrin Adair, takes place on April 29 at 8 p.m., April 30 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and May 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Studio Stage in Santa Monica College at 19th and Pico.

Tickets are $10 general admission, plus a $1 service charge per ticket. For more information, call (310) 434-4319 or visit www.smc.edu/theatre.

AltBuild Expo

The City of Santa Monica presents the Eighth Annual AltBuild Expo and Conference — the largest and most-respected green design and building expo in Southern California for both professionals and the public.

Over 150 hand-picked exhibitors feature the world’s best in green building and design materials; energy efficiency techniques and technologies; alternative energy; water conservation and management; environmental plumbing; municipal and state agencies and non-profit organizations.

The Eighth Annual AltBuild Expo and Conference will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The event will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium located at 1855 Main St. in Santa Monica.

BURBANK

Lady Beware

On Thursday, April 28, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., members of a local youth organization (Venture Crew 201 of the Boy Scouts of America) is hosting a free public seminar, “Lady Beware,” to assist primarily teen girls in getting around Burbank safely.

The topic, presented by the Burbank Police Department, will focus on awareness in the community while going about our every day lives.

“Lady Beware” will be held at the Magnolia Park United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at 2828 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank.

For Information on the program, you may email JimEtter@SBCglobal.Net or call the Church Office at (818) 846-2866. Ask for Jim or Jenny, who are Venture Crew Advisors.

Ladies’ Night Out

Nelson Treasures is proud to present “Ladies’ Night Out” Spring Boutique on Friday, April 22, 5:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Colorful designs of jewelry, clothing and accessories will be featured for your shopping pleasure. This event will be held at the Burbank Chamber of Commerce at 200 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank.

Come for a fabulous night of shopping for Easter, Mother’s Day gifts and, of course, you! Delicious food and drinks will be served.

Call Patricia Nelson at (818) 434-3694 for more information.

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