October 21, 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.

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 Queeen of the Desert" by Georgina Howell. For more info: Palellaa@aol.com or 818/807-8320.

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 OCT 10

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.

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 available.

SUN OCT 12

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 OCT 13

Tai Chi with Jackie Safonov, 9:30 - 10:30am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored, but open to all ages. Last class until new session begins on November 3.

TUES OCT 14

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

WED OCT 15

QiGong/Tai Chi with Jackie Safonov, 9:30 - 10:30am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored, but open to all ages. Class fee is $6. Last class until new session begins on November 5.

NEW Chair Yoga with Lola Babalon, beneficial to everyone, 11am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored but open to all.

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.

Making Sense of Medicare is the title of a new lecture by Bruce Johnston which will be offered on Wednesday, October 29 in the Topanga Library at 7pm. Mark the date to find out what your options are and what you need to do to apply for or change your coverage. Johnston is a licensed broker with plenty of experience and the new enrollment period is October 15 - December 7. All are welcome.

Sages Shredding Event! Box or bag-up those old documents and shred them at the 1st ever Sages Shredding Fundraiser to be held on Saturday, 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!

Got a Class B Drivers License? The Canyon Sages sure 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


Editor's note: If you have an item for consideration in the Dateline, please submit it by the deadline shown above. It is Messenger policy to list items of public interest which are free or which benefit a non-profit organization. Humanitarian benefits will also be considered. Private business events are listed on a one time basis if they are "one of a kind," low in cost, and space allows. Some ongoing events of high interest to the community will be listed continually at the discretion of the editor. To be certain that your event receives coverage in the paper you are advised to take out an ad.