September 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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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 11

Book Club, Penny Room at the Community House, 12 noon - 1:30pm, bring a lunch if you like, read or be reading "Blood, Bones & Butter" by Gabrielle Hamilton. There is no charge for this class which meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday. For more info: Palellaa@aol.com or 818/807-8320. The October selection will be "The Tiger" by John Vaillant.

FRI SEP 12

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 14

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

MON SEP 15

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 16

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, Penny Room at the Community House, 1 - 2:30pm, ongoing on Tuesdays, free.

Meditation Class DISCONTINUED until further notice.

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

Pilates for Buff Bones with Lisa Levinson, 6:30pm, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored but open to all. Bring mat and weights. LAST WEDNESDAY CLASS. New class begins on Thursday, September 25, 5:30 -6:30pm.

WED SEP 24

SPECIAL CLASS: Mediterranean Cooking with chef Hagit Ammer, 11am - 3pm at the Community House. Fee is $20pp and includes lunch. Reservations are necessary, e-mail Andrea at palellaa@aol.com.

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.

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 Annual BBQ will be held on Friday, October 10, to avoid conflict with Yom Kippur. Save the date.

AARP Safe Driver Courses are offered at the Malibu Senior Center on September 25 & 26 from 9am to 1 pm (basic course) & September 19 from 9am - 1pm for a refresher course. Call 310/456-2489, X357 to reserve your space. The fee is $15 for AARP members & $20 for non-members.

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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