September 30, 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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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.

THURS SEP 25

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.

FRI SEP 26

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.

SUN SEP 28

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

MON SEP 29

Tai Chi 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.

Intermediate Level Spanish with Bill Flaxman, 1 - 2:30pm, $36/six week class, ongoing, open to all ages, williamflaxmanphd@mac.com.

TUES SEP 30

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

Meditation Class DISCONTINUED until further notice.

WED OCT 1

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

NEW Chair Yoga with Lola Babalon, for those with more limited exercise issues, 11am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored but open to all.

THURS OCT 9

Book Club, Penny Room at the Community House, 12 noon - 1:30pm, bring a lunch if you like, read or be reading "The Tiger" by John Vaillant. There is no charge for this class which meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday. The November 13 selection will be "Gertrude Bell Queen of the Desert" by Georgina Howell. For more info: Palellaa@aol.com or 818/807-8320.

FRI OCT 10

Sages Annual BBQ & Farewell to Gabrielle. Bring your friends and family and a potluck dish if you like. Email Lisa Villasenor at topav@hotmail.com to let her know what you're bringing. The BBQ is free and a great time for folks to get acquainted, sign up for classes and/or volunteer to help the Sages. See you at the Community House, 3:30pm.

Volunteers are needed and much appreciated when they help with the Sage's Supper Socials & BBBQ 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 is available.



SENIOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Sages Shredding Event! Box or bag-up those old documents and shred them at the 1st ever Sages Shredding Event to be held on November 1st at the Community House! It's a good safe way to rid yourself of all those outdated but personal papers you've been hanging onto forever. More info soon on this new exciting annual Sages fundraiser, so save the date!

Sages are still looking for someone with a Class B Drivers License? The Canyon Sages would like to hire you for their occasional excursions. A van will be provided. Please call 310/455-1319.

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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