April 19, 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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Canyon Sages

All calendar events listed here, unless otherwise stated, take place at the Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd. Classes, though geared for seniors, are open to everyone unless otherwise indicated. Some scholarships are available. For more information on classes and membership call 310/455-1319 or check out the Canyon Sages website and calendar at www.canyonsages.com..


Book Club, Penny Room at the Community House, 12 noon - 1:30pm, bring a lunch if you like, read or be reading "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri. There is no charge for this class which meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday. The May 14 selection will be "Rabbit Run" by John Updike. For more info contact Janice at bojanice@verizon.net.


Track Walk, Community House Ball Field Track, 9am, walk at your own pace around the outer edge of the field, free & ongoing, open to all ages.

Adult Knitting Group, Topanga Library, 122 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10am - 12 noon, ongoing on Fridays, free, bring something to work on.

Canyon Sages' Supper Social for Topanga seniors of any age, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, 3:30pm, free. The program is sponsored by the Canyon Sages and the Community Club along with volunteers from the community, 310/455-1319.

Volunteers are needed and much appreciated when they help with the Sage's Supper Socials by bringing side dishes and/or assisting with clean up. More help with cleanup is especially needed. Please contact Lisa Villasenor at topav@hotmail.com. Community Service credit available.


Cancelled or relocated today & April 19: Pilates for Buff Bones with Lisa Levinson. Email lisablevinson@gmail.com for details.


Tai Chi/Yang Style 24 with Jackie Safonov, 9:30 - 10:30am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored, but open to all ages.

Beginner Level Spanish with Bill Flaxman, 11am - 12:30pm, $36/six week class, ongoing, open to all ages, williamflaxmanphd@mac.com.


Computer Club with John Coffer, Penny Room at the Community House, 1 - 2:30pm, ongoing on Tuesdays, free.

Meditation Class with Ron Sharrin, free, ongoing on Tuesdays, rsharrin@ucla.edu for location, free.


QiGong with Jackie Safonov, 9:30 - 10:30am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored, but open to all ages.

Chair Yoga with Lola Babalon, beneficial to everyone, 11am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored but open to all. There will be no class on Wednesday, April 22.

Cancelled or relocated today: Pilates for Buff Bones. Back next Wednesday. Email lisablevinson@gmail.com.


Special Outing to King Gillette Ranch for Hike & Picnic, bring a picnic lunch & meet at Visitor Center parking, 26876 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, 10:30am. More info is available by emailing theseasonbody@aol.com. For carpool arrangements contact Michele at gmsjohnson2002@yahoo.com.


Cancelled or relocated today: Pilates for Buff Bones. Back next Sunday. Email lisablevinson@gmail.com. 6:30pm.


Cancelled: Chair Yoga will not meet today. Back next Wednesday, 11am.


NEW WORKSHOP: Spring Gardening Workshop with Sarah Priest, 1 - 3pm, $6, for info email sarah@sarahpriest.com.


The Singing Salon meets once a month on Fridays from 7 - 9pm in a private home. A $5 donation for accompanist is asked for. Space is limited. Contact Michele at 310/455-1319.

A Semi-Private Intermediate Spanish class at a negotiated price will be offered by Bill Flaxman. E-mail williamflaxmanphd@mac.com.

Is there somebody out there who would like to get a Class B Drivers License so we could hire you for our occasional excursions? A van will be provided. Please call 310/455-1319 for details.

Please support the Topanga Community Club as they support us. TCC membership for seniors is only $25/yr & starts with the month you sign up.

The Calabasas Savvy Seniors have many activities of interest to Sages. Call 818/880-6461 to request a catalog.

For info on upcoming daytrips & travel for seniors contact Simi Valley Senior Center at 805/583-6363, the Goebel Senior Center in Thousand Oaks at 805-381-2744, ONEgeneration at 818/708-6604, Calabasas Savvy Seniors at 818/880-6461, Malibu Senior Center at 310/456-2489, X357 and City of Agoura Hills Community Services at 818/597-7361.

Note: Canyon Sages, Topanga's organization for seniors of any age, is under the sponsorship of the Topanga Community Club. All seniors are welcome and membership is free.

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

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