July 23, 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.


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.


Pilates for Buff Bones with Lisa Levinson, 10 - 11am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored but open to all. Bring mat and weights.


Beginning Spanish Class with Bill Flaxman, 11am, ongoing, open to all ages, email williamflaxmanphd@mac.com for details & fees.


Weekly Nature Walk, Topanga State Park, 8:30am, leaves at 8:35am sharp, free, ongoing on Tuesdays, newcomers call 310/455-1319 for meeting spot.

The Computer Club with John Coffer is on hiatus thru July. Class will resume August 5.

Meditation Class with Ron Sharrin, 3:30 - 5pm, free, ongoing on Tuesdays, call 310/455-2230 for location, free.


Tai Chi/QiGong with Jackie Safonov is on hiatus until the fall.

Pilates for Buff Bones with Lisa Levinson, 6:30pm - 7:30, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored but open to all. Bring mat and weights.


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.

The Book Club will meet in the Penny Room at the Community House, 12 noon - 1:30pm, on Thursday, August 14. Bring a lunch if you like, read or be reading "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" by Katherine Boo. There is no charge for this class which meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday. For more info: Palellaa@aol.com or 818/807-8320.

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.

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