May 22, 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

PLEASE NOTE: Some classes held at the Community House may be canceled or relocated the week ahead of and the week following Memorial Day weekend due to the Topanga Days Country Fair. Please check with the instructors ahead of scheduled classes during that time.


Track Walk canceled for today. Back next week, 9am, Community House Ballfield Track.

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


Pilates for Buff Bones canceled or relocated today. Email for info.


Tai Chi/Yang Style 24 canceled or relocated today, email Jackie Safanov at Back at the Community House next Monday, 9:30am, $6.


Computer Club with John Coffer, canceled for today, back next week, 1pm, 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,

Meditation Class with Ron Sharrin, free, ongoing on Wednesdays, for location, 3:30pm, free.

Pilates for Buff Bones, 6:30pm, email for location.


LAST SAGES SUPPER UNTIL FALL: 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 Community Service credit available.


Volunteers for Topanga Days are needed. For more info contact Dayna at

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.

Tour of the Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks will be our next outdoor adventure and will take place on Thursday, June 11. For details & to reserve your space email Karen at

The next Book Club will meet in the Penny Room at the Community House, 12 noon - 1:30pm, on Thursday, June 11. Bring a lunch if you like. Read or be reading "The Red & the Black" by Stendahal. There is no charge for this class which meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday. For more info contact Janice at

We-re still looking for you if you have a Class B Drivers License! We'd like 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 $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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