November 28, 2014

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


Pilates for Buff Bones with Lisa Levinson, new day & time, 5:30 - 6:30pm, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored but open to all. Bring mat and weights. Also offered Sundays, 10 - 11am.


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.


No Pilates today due to memorial below. Class continues on Sunday, November 30.

Memorial for Michelle Acker, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 12noon, everybody bring a potluck dish to share, all are welcome.


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


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


QiGong/Tai Chi with Jackie Safonov, 9:30 - 10:30am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored, but open to all ages. Class fee is $6.


No Pilates today. Back next Thurs.


Autumn Craft Boutique, Community House, 1440 N Topanga Cyn Blvd, 10 am - 4 pm, fundraiser for Sages Building fund. Volunteers are needed to help with parking. Call Michele at 310/455-1319. For more info


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.

The Sages Holiday Dinner, free and open to Topanga Seniors of any age, will be held on Sunday, December 7 at the Community House. The dinner is sponsored by the Topanga Community Club with help from volunteer chefs and features turkey with all the trimmings, holiday music and entertainment. Festivities begin with a 4pm social and dinner about 5pm.

The next Book Club will be held at the Community House, 12noon - 1:30pm, on Thursday, December 11. This is the traditional holiday story, poem or book to share potluck meeting. The January 8 selection will be "Kafka on the Shore" by Haruki Murakami. For more info: or 818/807-8320.

We know there's a driver out there somewhere with a Class B Drivers License and we'd love to 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 $20/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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