August 28, 2015

Dateline - By Lee Kelly


The most comprehensive, widely-read, and up-to-date listing of scheduled events in and around the Canyon


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Announcements



A Hands-on Greywater Workshop will be offered in Topanga on Saturday, September 5 by Laura Allen & Sergio Scabuzzo, venue to be determined. Fee ranges from $30 - $100 with limited work/trade positions possible. Go to http://greywateraction.org.

Fall Training for Topanga Canyon Docents will begin on Saturday, September 12 and continue on alternate Saturdays & alternate Sundays until December 5 at Trippet Ranch in Topanga State Park. The fee is $85. For info & sign-up go to www.topangacanyondocents.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Fall-Training-Flyer-Registration-2015.pdf or contact Karin Benson at 310/455-3143.

Fall Clay Classes for all ages are being offered by Kirsty Iredale. Call 310/455-0969.

More storage space is needed by TWC. The Topanga Womens's Circle Non-Profit Charity is setting up more than 75 apartments for families and vets each year and needs more space to store donations and purchases which go to stock these apartments. They are hoping for a large, free-standing, secure, waterproof structure in Topanga or even Woodland Hills. Call Karen Sherwood at 310/455-1929 or email her:kfswood@gmail.com if you can help.

The California Wildlife Center's Annual Celebration will take place on Sunday, September 13 from noon - 4:30pm at Gull's Way Estate, Malibu. Space is limited. Order tickets at www.cawildlife.org.

The Topanga Symphony Annual Gala is scheduled for Sunday, September 20 from 2 - 5pm at Tuscali Moutain Inn in Topanga. For info, tickets & details go to www.topangasymphony.com. No tickets will be sold at the door.

September 7 is the last day to catch the Beach Bus.

Theatricum Botanicum discounts are available to Topanga residents for "As You Like It." When buying tickets online enter code 90290A1 when prompted or bring proof of residence to ticket booth and pay just $15 apiece.

10% Discounts for Topanga residents are available at both the Inn of 7th Seventh Ray & Canyon Bistro.

The Benjamin Center Cancer Support Community in West LA offers support groups, mind/body classes, a variety of workshops, social activities, counseling & more. Go to www.cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org.

Colleen Carroll is a Certified Yoga Therapist in the canyon who offers Yoga Therapy for fitness as well as recovery and prevention. Colleen specializes in working with neurological conditions such as Parkinson's, MS, Stroke and Alzheimer's. For more info call her at 310-702-0214 or e-mail her at Colleen@ SoundYogaStudio.com.

Dog, Cat, Horse & Bird Caregiver Deborah Arthur is available to tend to your best friends when you have to leave them home. Deb loves all animals and is also skilled in caring for parrots and other birds. Call her at 310/455-2436. Excellent references.

Urban Wilderness First Aid Classes are available in Topanga. Go to urbanwildernesssurvival.com.

The California Turtle & Tortoise Club meets at 7:30pm every 3rd Friday of the month at the Woodland Hills Christian Church, 5920 Shoup, Woodland Hills. Check it out at www.tortoise.org.

For Safe Drug Disposal use the drop box at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station, 27050 Agoura Road, Agoura.

Operation Blankets of Love needs bedding for animals. Contact Sue Pencall at Jbasgrandma@aol.com.

Californians with disabilities can get free phones with helpful features. Call 855/546-7800.

Seniors 62+ are no longer allowed free daytime parking at the beaches on Monday - Friday. Instead they will receive a special pass by paying a $25 fee. Send a copy of your driver's license and auto registration along with a check for $25 to Dept of Beaches & Harbors, 13837 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Your pass will arrive, along with a list of participating lots, in about 2 weeks.

Park fire closure information is available at 805/488-1847. Call if you are planning a visit to any park on a hot, windy day.

RCD Biologists can help you keep your garden green. Call 818/597-8627 to schedule a home visit.

Training on show horses and show ponies is the expertise of Topangan Jill Waldron who offers beginning riding and cart driving lessons in the canyon for children and adults. She also teaches proper care, grooming, feeding and cleaning as well as how to tack up, take care of tack and how to buy equipment. Call Jill at 310/455-1185 for details.

Used Motor Oil can be recycled at the Malibu County Maintenance Yard, 23533 Civic Center Way, Malibu, Monday thru Friday from 7am - 4pm. It is illegal to throw it in your trash.

If you need an E-Waste place near to Topanga, the Goodwill Donation Center in Pacific Palisades is open daily from 8:30am - 5pm at 532 Palisades Drive in Palisades Highland Plaza located in Pacific Palisades off of Sunset Blvd across from the Self Realization Center. Call Beverly at 310/573-4024 with any questions.

The Topanga Survival Guide is currently accessible from the Topanga Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (t-cep), at www.t-cep.org.

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The next Dateline deadline is Monday, August 31 by noon and will cover events from September 10 - 27.

Editor's note: If you have an item for consideration in the Dateline, please submit it by the deadline shown above. It is Messenger policy to list items of public interest which are free or which benefit a non-profit organization. Humanitarian benefits will also be considered. Private business events are listed on a one time basis if they are "one of a kind," low in cost, and space allows. Some ongoing events of high interest to the community will be listed continually at the discretion of the editor. To be certain that your event receives coverage in the paper you are advised to take out an ad.


Civic Agenda   •   Topanga Events   •  Canyon Sages   •  Faith Gatherings   •  On the Town   •  Announcements


Editor's note: If you have an item for consideration in the Dateline, please submit it by the deadline shown above. It is Messenger policy to list items of public interest which are free or which benefit a non-profit organization. Humanitarian benefits will also be considered. Private business events are listed on a one time basis if they are "one of a kind," low in cost, and space allows. Some ongoing events of high interest to the community will be listed continually at the discretion of the editor. To be certain that your event receives coverage in the paper you are advised to take out an ad.