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Topanga Canyon Gallery – Journey – Three Artists, Three Journeys

The current show at The Topanga Canyon Gallery brings together three wonderful Topanga Artists for “Journey – Three Artists, Three Journeys.”

Journey at Topanga Canyon Gallery - Discover TopangaRobin Becker, Rebecca Catterall, and Paula Fagan have transformed the Gallery into a nomadic tent to enhance your experience as you travel through their art journey. They have also opened their hearts by putting art up for raffle to benefit Liberty Children’s Home, an orphanage in Belize. The show will run through September 30, 2012.

Come to the opening reception, Saturday evening, September 8th, from 4-7 p.m.  There will also be a Closing reception and Artist’ Talk on September 30th, from 2-5 p.m.

Be a part of Topanga Elementary Charter School: K – 3 enrollment is open!

Topanga Elementary Charter School - Discover TopangaTopanga Elementary Charter School is welcoming new enrollments. It’s a great little school in a gorgeous, natural setting. Principal Nicole Sheard has released the following info:

Topanga Elementary Charter School currently has space for new students in Kindergarten through 3rd grades.

TECS is a true community school with parents, staff, students and community members committed to working together to develop lifelong learners who value themselves, contribute to their community and succeed in a changing world. Topanga Elementary is a high performing school with an Academic Performance Index (API) of 937 – one of the highest in LAUSD! Students grow academically, socially, and emotionally in small class sizes and are afforded great opportunities through art, music PE, drama, technology, gardening, differentiated curriculum, science, a learning center, and so much more! More information is available on the Topanga Elementary Charter School website.

For enrollment information or any questions, please call 310-455-3711.

Want to meet Principal Nicole Sheard and the school community? Come to the “Pass the Parmesan” Principal’s Dinner fundraiser at the Topanga Community House on Saturday, September 8, 2012, from 4-7 p.m. Dinner and a nice little silent auction will raise money for the school! See you there!

10th Annual Topanga Canyon Gallery Studio Tour

This weekend, join the parade of art lovers taking the fabulous Topanga Canyon Gallery Studio Tour. Get your tickets at the gallery and follow the map to see your favorite artists in their home studios. It’s a great chance to see where they work and live. Many will have demonstrations of their craft. There are usually a few artists at each location.

Saturday, June 11th, 10am-5pm

Sunday, June 12th, 11am-5pm

Tickets at the door are $20.

Free reception with the incredible Silent Auction will be on Saturday at 5-8 pm.  Come take a little bit of art home with you.

For more information, go to Topanga Canyon Gallery

Topanga Canyon Gallery Studio Tour- Discover Topanga

Topanga Canyon Valentines Day

Have you made your plans for Valentines Day in Topanga? NO???  Well here are some ideas for you and your sweetie.

Looking for a tasteful and tasty gift? Stop into the Canyon Gourmet at Pine Tree Circle for a beautifully composed gift basket. They have fantastic ideas and can either put one together for you or help you customize one yourself.  Make sure to include some custom chocolates – there is a fine selection, including beautifully decorated vegan chocolates.

Discover gorgeous gifts at Canyon Gourmet in Topanga

Discover Topanga - Canyon Gourmet Chocolates

The Canyon Bistro is having two seatings for a special Valentines Day menu.  You can view the menu online, but call quickly to see if they have some reservations left.

Rocco’s Restaurant is also offering a selection of Valentines Day meals featuring some of their most popular dishes.

Flowers? There is no better place to find truly unique and gorgeous arrangements than Peace Rose. Ari is a genius with all types of blooms.

Happy Valentines Day to all you sweethearts out there!