19th Annual Venice Surf-A-Thon: 12-15-12

Heads up to sponsors, volunteers and participants! The 19th annual Venice Surf-A-Thon will be held this year at the Venice Breakwater on Saturday, December 15th, starting at 7am!

19th Annual Venice Surf-A-Thon

If you surf in Venice, be part of the community and enter the contest! Tell your friends! Help make this the biggest and best year ever! The $20 contest entry fee gets you a limited edition custom designed t-shirt and entry to the awards party! Lots of cool prizes will be awarded! All ages are welcome!

Dj Jacques will be producing the after party, so contact him if your band wants to play at the awards party!

To help sponsor the event, sign up as a volunteer or to enter as a participant, click here to email Geri!

‘Where The Road Ends’ Benefit on Abbot Kinney This Evening!

From 6-9pm this evening, Alternative AK will host a benefit for “Where The Road Ends”, a proposed documentary on saving the last untouched rainforest in North America at Darién Gap in southeastern Panama.

Meet the filmmakers, see some of the footage and enjoy free drinks and live music by Sony Music recording artist Ry Cuming!

Alternative Apparel
1337 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 482-3316

Thanksgiving Dinner on the Beach!

Thanksgiving Day is expected to be sunny and 70 degrees! Looking for an economical, tasty and fun way to spend the day? The Sidewalk Cafe will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner “with all the trimmings” for $12.95!

Sidewalk Cafe

The Cafe will be open from 8am-6pm and serving Thanksgiving Dinner from 11am-5pm! Sit outside, fill up with food and drink and watch Venice roll by!

The Sidewalk Cafe
1401 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 399-5547

NCIS: Los Angeles in Venice Beach Tonight!

NCIS: Los Angeles films around Venice a lot. Back in September they were at the pier and Hinano on Washington. The episode airs this evening at 9pm on CBS. Check out NCIS punching their way out of Hinano!

The NCIS: LA team heads to the beach to question the possible link between a surfer, an Internet video and a dead Naval tech scientist. Meanwhile, as Callen and Hanna investigate the victim’s intelligence connections, Deeks and Kensi go undercover to catch their suspects and some waves.

LL Cool J and Sharon Jacobucci

LL Cool J and Sharon Jacobucci

Rosendahl to Swear In New VNC Board Nov. 27th

From the VNC:

The Venice Neighborhood Council will hold its next board meeting on Tuesday, November 27 at which point it will swear in its 21 newly elected board members in a ceremony led by 11th District Councilmember Bill Rosendahl. The ceremony will also honor outgoing board members and celebrate the VNC’s strong voter turnout during the recent Oct 28 elections, which was the highest in the city.


The VNC is also seeking applicants for elected positions on the Neighborhood Committee and the Land Use and Planning Committee (LUPC). Applications are due by the December Board Meeting on Dec. 18. To request applications and more information, please go to VeniceNC.org or contact the Rules & Elections Committee at rulesandelections@venicenc.org

Venice Neighborhood Council Board Meeting
7PM on Tuesday, November 27
Westminster Elementary, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd, enter through Westminster