It’s Happening

August 29, 2015

Laid-back urban life means connecting with neighbors and friends, and there’s no shortage of fun in our coastal community. Check out the upcoming events and take note of new dates and locations for certain events!

Community Events

A Culinary Tour of Italy: Discover Tuscany
Fri., Sept. 11th
The Resort Demonstration Kitchen
7 to 9pm


Enjoy tagliere misto alla toscana (selection of meats and cheeses) and fagioli in umido (bean soup) while learning how to create pasta con i funghi (pasta with mushrooms) with Chef Giuseppe. Wine expert Sandro Mezzetti will explain the origins of the two red Tuscany wines he has selected to compliment the meal. Menu will include: two appetizers, main course and two red wine tastings. Buon appetito! Admission is $31 per person and limited to 12 people. Must be a resident over the age of 21. Please visit PlayaLink to purchase your ticket to this event.

Brunch & Bubbly
Sat., Sept. 12th
The CenterPointe Club
9 to 10:30am

Indulge in a champagne brunch! Complete with a mimosa bar and a delicious brunch menu, Brunch & Bubbly will be a great way to start your weekend. The mimosa bar includes champagne, sparkling apple cider, orange juice and cranberry juice. Brunch includes a selection of pancakes, waffles, quiches, pastries, fruit and coffee. Admission is $5 per person and the event is limited to 90 people. Children 3 and under enjoy free admission. Tickets are non-refundable. Please visit PlayaLink to purchase your ticket to this event.

Farm to Glass Culinary Class
Thursday, September 17th
7 – 9pm

Chef Matt Alexander will delight your palate with a three course meal, all paired with regional wines. Start with 3 cheeses and a seasonal fruit board, followed by rib eye au fromage, and finish with local peach crumble with sweet cheese mousse. Sign up on PlayaLink.

Campus Brunch & Bubbly
Thurs., Sept. 24th
9 to 10:30am
Central Park Bandshell

Treat yourself to a splash of bubbly and a delicious brunch. Campus employees are invited to join us for Brunch & Bubbly for an assortment of quiches, pastries, muffins, bagels, fruit, coffee and non-alcoholic mimosas. Make sure to bring your Campus ID badge!

Other Community Happenings

Code Club
Tues., Sept. 15th
Playa Vista Library

Are you interested in learning a computer language, creating a website or building an app? Then join our Code Club! For ages 12 – 18 (sorry, no exceptions). Bring your brain, your creativity, a laptop and get ready to create the future!

LMU 2nd Annual Community Open House
Sat., Sept. 12th
11:30am to 1:30pm

Enjoy free food, music, student performances, bounce houses, kid-friendly activities, campus tours (including the new Life Sciences Building), community expo featuring local organizations, and learn about the many campus and neighborhood resources available to you. Parking on campus is free on the weekends. If you’re driving, you must enter from LMU Drive. Optional campus tour will take place around 1 pm. An RSVP is requested but not required (310-338-2759 or

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