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What’s Open in Mar Vista During the COVID 19 Shutdown?

What’s Open in Mar Vista During the COVID 19 Shutdown?

We are all staying home right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t support our favorite local businesses that are doing their best to remain open during these unprecedented times. Many Mar Vista business owners are working hard to stay open and serve their customers, 

Percy Jackson And The Olympians: The Lightning Thief – DVD Review

Percy Jackson And The Olympians: The Lightning Thief – DVD Review

If you like your Greek Mythology as much as I do, you’ll love Percy Jackson And The Olympians: The Lightning Thief. And if, like my kids, you’ve never even heard of a Greek Myth, you’ll still love this movie. It’s full of plenty of action 

Next Mar Vista Art Walk March 7, 2020

Next Mar Vista Art Walk March 7, 2020

Join the community for this quarterly event, the Mar Vista Art Walk, happening next on March 7, 2020.

This time the theme is Green Dreams!

Happening along Venice Blvd. between Inglewood and Lyceum, in Mar Vista 90066.

March Events at the Mar Vista Library

March Events at the Mar Vista Library

March is Women’s Heritage Month so watch the book display for some interesting titles. We will also celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, hold an Irish myth storytime and watch Frozen II. Featured events this month include: Dr. Seuss party – Mon, Mar 2- 4pm   Adult Craft Event 

Beethoven School Meet & Greet Thursday 2/13

Beethoven School Meet & Greet Thursday 2/13

Would you like more information about Beethoven Elementary School? Come to their Meet & Greet event happening Thursday, February 13th at 9am in the Kindergarten yard. Please click over to their School Tours reservation page and sign up to attend.

What’s Happening at the Mar Vista Library in February 2020

What’s Happening at the Mar Vista Library in February 2020

Want to know about all the events and programs at the Mar Vista library this month? Check out everything below – it’s a lot!

library February 2020

“We will celebrate African American Heritage Month during February with a special book display and a special Children’s program “Barnstorming with Bessie Coleman” on Thursday, February 6 at 4pm.

The adult English conversation classes will continue through February but will end Monday, February 24th.The Adult Literacy Coordinator is working on getting a new tutor. The classes start at 1:30 and end at 3:00pm. All are welcome.

The student’s Homework Assistance zone will be staffed from 3:00pm – 6:00pm, Monday through Thursday. All students are welcome.

The computer aide is available to assist you with your computer needs. Call to verify his availability or ask a librarian for assistance.

Featured events this month include:

Teen Movie Club – Sat, Feb 1 – 2pm 

 Adult Craft Event – Wed, Feb 5 – 6pm

 LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FOR PRESIDENT’S DAY – Mon, Feb 17  

Mar Vista Movie Night “Addams Family” – Tue, Feb 18 – 5:30pm  

Mystery Book Club Other End of the Line – Thur, Feb 20 – 6:30pm

Back to the Bronx Presentation – Thur, Feb 27 – 1pm

Citizenship classes will meet Sat, Feb 1, 8, 22 and 29 at 10am. Class will not meet Sat, Feb 15 during the President’s Holiday weekend.

 Baby Story Time will be held every Monday at 12:30pm.

Teen Tuesdays will be held every Tuesday at 4pm.

Toddler Story Time will be held every Wednesday at 11am.

The Quilts From the Heart workshops will meet Fri, Feb 14 and 28 at 1pm.  

Gregory Ain Mar Vista HPOZ will meet Tue, Feb 11 and 25 at 6:30pm.

The Source will be held at the Mar Vista Library Branch on Thur, Feb 20 from Noon – 3:00pm

The Friends of the Library will meet Thur, Feb 27 at 6:30pm

The Mar Vista Community Council Sub-committees will meet:

Arts, Education, Culture – Tue, Feb 4 at 6pm

Great Streets – Wed, Feb 12 at 6:30pm

2019 LAPD Santa Sleigh Stops in Mar Vista + The Westside

2019 LAPD Santa Sleigh Stops in Mar Vista + The Westside

The LAPD Pacific Division is bringing their Santa Sleigh back to the Westside this December, so get ready to see Santa! Here’s the list of all the stops they’ll be making – dates + locations. Plus scroll down for flyers of each day’s stops. Ho 

Mar Vista Chamber Holiday Mixer December 4th

Mar Vista Chamber Holiday Mixer December 4th

The Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Holiday Mixer at Casa Sanchez on December 4th, from 5-8pm. All are welcome to attend the event. Chamber Members will be admitted free, and Non-Members’ ticket price is $10. Casa Sanchez is located at 4500 

Holiday Boutique to Support Mark Twain School Sunday, November 3rd

Holiday Boutique to Support Mark Twain School Sunday, November 3rd

Start your holiday shopping early – and help support Mark Twain Middle School. This Sunday, November 3rd, from 9am – 4pm.

Save the Date: Mar Vista Art Walk 5th Anniversary Nov 30th

Save the Date: Mar Vista Art Walk 5th Anniversary Nov 30th

Hard to believe, but the Mar Vista Art Walk is going to celebrate 5 years in existence this November 30th. Check out their website for more info – and enjoy!