SAVE THE DATE FOR VENICE HOLIDAY SEASON EVENTS!!

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Save the date for the 22nd Annual Venice Surf-A-Thon at the Venice Breakwater on Dec. 12th, 2015.
Schedule: Groms 7:00 a.m. Jr. Mens  8:00 a.m. Mens  9:00 a.m.
Womens 10:00 a.m Masters  11:00 a.m. Longboard  12:00 p.m. Seniors:  1:00 p.m.
Registration: $20.  Beach Registration:  $25 includes Surf A Thon T-shirt.
Please make checks payable to Surf-A-Thon LLC. PO Box 3902.  Gardena Ca 90247.
All proceeds to benefit the MLD Elementary School in Mindano, Philippines.
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December 13th from 11am to 5pm!

Abbot Kinney Blvd Holiday Party on Sunday

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The Boulevard will be filled with holiday cheer including Special Store Events and Strolling Carolers.

And for the kids, there’s Sledding, Holiday Crafts, Face Painting and, and of course

Santa Claus at Holiday HQ at Abbot Kinney and Palms Blvd! (Santa is here 11am – 2pm)

Bring the whole family for this free, neighborhood event!

You could win great gifts from your favorite Abbot Kinney Business!
Two Ways to Get Free Raffle Tickets!

WITH PURCHASE
1- Shop on Abbot Kinney Blvd during the Holiday Stroll.
2- Bring your receipt to Holiday HQ at Abbot Kinney & Palms
3- Get one free raffle entry for each $25 (pre-tax) you spend!

WITH INSTAGRAM
1- Find the six Holiday Elves along Abbot Kinney Blvd and take photos of them.
2- Tag your photos #AKHoliday2015 and post photos of all six elves to your Instagram.
3- Show your posts at Holiday HQ at Abbot Kinney & Palms and get one free entry!

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PAST EVENTS

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NOVEMBER 19TH

Calling all artists and art enthusiasts. Join us on Nov. 19th at the Venice Art Crawl Mixer at QArt!

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. Mark your Calendars, Venice Art Crawl Mixer, Thursday, November 19, 6:00 – 9:00 PM at Qart 480 Washington Blvd .  Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. Here is a message from the VAC: “This is the Venice Art Crawl mixer not the actual Venice Art Crawl.  The event is to help introduce artists, venues and art collectors and art lovers to each other. It is a fun place to…more

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NOVEMBER 19TH

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On Thursday, November 19th, we will be hosting our annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Turkey Trot. It is a great tradition that feeds over 300 of our club members’ families through the support of corporations and community members. We invite you to join us in supporting this tradition and spread some cheer to our families in need.
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NOVEMBER 21st

Celebrate the culture and history of great moustaches,
and raise awareness for men’s health issues and funds for Movember Foundation with the
3rd annual Stouts N Staches fest on Nov. 21st

http://www.stoutsnstaches.com/

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The 3rd Annual Stouts N Staches Fest returns to Venice Beach, bringing the community and local bars and restaurants together to celebrate the culture and history of great mustaches and raise awareness and funds for the Movember Foundation. Taking over Windward Ave., Mo Bros and Mo Sistas will flood the streets sporting their MOs, and receive exclusive food and beer specials at participating locations. Live Entertainment, DJ, Photo Booth, VIP lounge & more at the starting location, Hotel Erwin!
The starting location, Hotel Erwin, will feature a beer garden, sponsored by Goose Island Beer Co.Venice Duck Brewery and Boulevard Brewing Co., curated cocktails by Green Bar Distillery, free mustaches trims and styling from Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, as well as a photo booth, live music, stache contests and more.
Participating Venice Beach bars and restaurants offer $5 craft beers and food specials to those with the official wristband. Participating locations include Danny’s, Larry’s, Bank of Venice, Townhouse, Canal Club and James’ Beach.

Tickets can be purchased at http://stoutsnstaches2015.eventbrite.com.

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NOVEMBER 21st & 22nd
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  The Venice Oceanarium invites you to a complete reading of Moby Dick  on Sat. Nov. 21st, and Sun. 22rd.  Come read or listen, and help celebrate their 20th Annual Moby Dick  reading on the beach in Venice.  Time:   8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. About the host:  The Venice Oceanarium, a museum-without-walls, holds weekly, free of charge, local ocean life exhibits on Venice Pier, late night Grunion
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DECEMBER 4th

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Join the Venice Chamber of Commerce, the The Venice Whaler, special guests and the community for what has become a beloved tradition of changing the lights on the Venice Sign from classic white to red and green for the holidays! For the 4th year running, Windward Avenue east of Pacific Avenue will be closed for a block party event to include live music, a poster contest and more.
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DECEMBER 4th
The Venice Sign shines the fall colors orange and white!
Thing to do this fall is to grab a selfie under the iconic VENICE SIGN and #VeniceCAFun!
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. Thanks to Venice Chamber of Commerce ‘s Executive Director Donna Lasman for this Venice Sign update!
Photo by Evan White. “Fall” In Love with Venice! There are more than just leaves changing colors in Venice.
On Wednesday, October 21, in the wee hours of the morning, ghosts and goblins were out and about
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DECEMBER 5th & 6th
Special appearance by Santa on Dec. 6th at Muscle Beach Gym in Venice, Ca

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Joe Wheatley Productions & Bodybuilding.com present the 9th annual Muscle Beach Toy Drive, Sat. & Sun. Dec. 5-6, 2015, 10am-3pm
Hosted by Profight Supplements. Please bring a “new, unwrapped” toy
Santa & his pretty elvettes, event t-shirts, contests, giveaways, Red Carpet interviews and more!
Location:  Venice Recreation Center.  1800 Ocean Front Walk.  Venice 90291 If you can’t make it on Dec. 5th & 6th