August 25, 2016

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 www.canyonsages.com.

PLEASE NOTE: Some classes held at the Community House may be canceled or relocated due to occasional conflicts with Community Club programs. Check with the instructors ahead of scheduled classes.

FRI AUG 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 AUG 28

Buff Bones is cancelled or relocated today, lisablevinson@gmail.com.

MON AUG 29

Tai Chi/Yang Style 24 with Jackie Safonov, 9:30 - 10:30am, $6, ongoing. Sages sponsored, but open to all ages, topangataichi@gmail.com.

TUES AUG 30

Computer Club with John Coffer, meets at the Topanga Library thru September 13, 2:30pm, ongoing on Tuesdays, free, jgcoffer@gmail.com. There will be no meeting on September 20 & 27.

Meditation, 3:30 - 5pm, various private homes, often led by Ron Sharrin on SKYPE, sign up at gmsjohnson2002@yahoo.com.

WED AUG 31

QiGong with Jackie Safonov, 9:30 - 10:30am, $6, ongoing, Sages sponsored, but open to all ages, topangataichi@gmail.com.

FRI SEP 2

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 & the Community Club along with community volunteers. 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. Contact Lisa at topav@hotmail.com. Community Service credit available.

SUN SEP 4

Buff Bones with Lisa Levinson, 9:30 - 11am, $6 Sages only, ongoing, bring mat & weights, lisablevinson@gmail.com.

THURS SEP 8

Book Club, Topanga Library, Community Room, 12 noon - 1:30pm, bring a lunch if you like, read or be reading "Golden Days" by Carolyn See. There is no charge for this class which meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday. For more info contact Janice at bojanice@verizon.net.

SENIOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sages Emergency Preparedness Meeting will take place at the Topanga Library on Wednesday, September 14, 6:30pm. Special speakers offer info on how those with limitations can prepare for & best weather a disaster.

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 new Calabasas Senior Center is now open. For information on activities and fees go to www.calabasasseniorcenter.com.

For info on County services for seniors go to LA County Area Agency on Aging to see what services are available: http://css.lacounty.gov/programs/area-agency-on-aging/http://css.lacounty.gov/programs/area-agency-on-aging/ or call 800/510-2020. The elder Abuse hotline is 877/477/3646.

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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