LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

Will this be fun or what??? Grammy Award nominee Ambrosia will perform at the 8th Annual EarthFest LA coming to West Los Angeles College this Saturday, September 28. Also on stage will be popular repeats Paul Brown, a contemporary jazz and R&B artist and two-time Grammy winner; plus Chris Lightfoot, musician / songwriter. New to the stage this year is Freddie Ravel, who will have his Latin groove on and has recorded and composed with Earth, Wind and Fire and Santana. Radio personalities from KJazz and KOLA will MC the show. This is definitely a family-friendly concert, and will be held on the college’s Graduation Lawn overlooking the Westside, and is only part of the day-long event that makes up EarthFest LA 2013. The day’s program also includes discussions on environmental topics, information booths, e-waste collection, demonstrations, food and activities for the kids. This year’s EarthFest LA Event Chairs are Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell and Culver City Council Member / Vice Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells. FREE PASSES available at EarthFestLA.org. For more information contact: Michelle Long-Coffee Public Relations / AdvertisingWest Los Angeles College at (310) 287-4597 | or contact [email protected]

Also next Saturday, September 28, the Culver City Emblem Club (friends, significant others and supporters of the Culver City Elks Lodge #1917) will be presenting its Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon, with proceeds dedicated to help fund scholarships for both Culver City High School and Venice High students. Social hour begins at 11:00 a.m., followed by the luncheon at 12:00 noon and the fashion show (with fashions by L & M Fashions) at 1:00 p.m. Event donation is $15.00 per person. For reservations, call (310) 397-8923. The luncheon/show takes place at the Elks’ Lodge, 11117 Washington Place.

Saturday, September 28 is party day, all right – The Culver City Exchange Club is having its Annual Backyard Barbecue/Pool Party from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Todd and Kelley Miller’s house. The word is out that the pool will be open, so members and families should bring their swimsuits and towels!

Those who attended the Culver City Friends of the Library Tea Tasting a couple of years ago won’t want to miss a special event at the Culver City Julian Dixon Library (when?) this Saturday, September 28 at 11:00 a.m. They are bringing back Senior Manager of Tea and Master Tea Blender for Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, David De Candia. He has written a book for children, entitled Master Davey and the Magic Tea House: Legend of the Blue Tiger. He will be reading his book, doing a tea tasting of his new special blend to complement the book, and imparting tea tips for audiences of all ages. You’ll want to definitely make a point of being at the library for this special opportunity – the Library is located at 4975 Overland Avenue ( but you knew that …)

How about something on Saturday evening, September 28? Culver City Rotarians and friends are jumping at the chance to do dinner in the Village and then walk over to take in the play “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Theatre Palisades.

Finishing off a busy weekend will be fun at the Culver City Senior Center! They’re inviting “Come One! Come All!” for music, dancing, refreshments and fun on (surprise!) Sunday, September 29 from 1:00p.m. – 3:30 p.m. It’s titled a “FUNdraiser Dance”, and tickets are just $5.00. (The FUNdraiser has been made possible by the generosity of CCSCA member Nilda Smith and the Culver City Senior Center Association. Profits will support programs that serve our Seniors) Join the fun! The Culver City Senior Center is located at 4095 Overland Avenue, corner Culver Blvd. Call (310) 253-6700 for more information.

The Autumn leaves…love birthday celebrants like Katie Garner, Vera Indenbaum, Mary Ann O’Neal, Jeff Gillette, Drew Weissman, Liz Leshin, Osmani Baeza, Sofia Gutie, Timothy Diffley, Safika Erselcuk, Fadwa Galal, Susie Lozano, Jeff Menges, Ira Ehrlich, Henry Gambill, Lara Handler, Patricia Harmon, James Snodgrass, Christine Tigner, Susan Amarasekara, Maggie Memmott, Mimi Abramson, Miguel Centeno, Michael Goldman, Marianne Johnson, Scott Kecken, Marie-France Llug, and Melissa Shepard. If you’d like to have your (or a friend, neighbor or family member’s) birthday noted here, send the info to [email protected] and we’ll post it!

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