Ongoing and Ongoing Events in Malibu • The Malibu Times

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 10

SUMMER JUBILATIONS – POETRY IN THE PARK

Event hosted by Malibu Poet Laureate Ann Buxie in partnership with the Malibu Arts Commission on Wednesday, August 10 from 5-6 p.m. at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265.

Summer Jubilations is an outdoor dusk poetry event featuring readers celebrating the joys and miracles of life on Earth. Featuring Carl Sandberg’s “Timesweep” and star readers include Barbara Burke, Nathan Hassall, Susie Duff, Peter Jones and student poets. After the featured readers, there will be an open mic session.

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CONNECTIONS BREAKFAST AT PARADISE COVE BEACH CAFE

Meet new members and other business people, talk about your business, and enjoy a delicious old-fashioned breakfast while listening to a presentation by one of our members at Paradise Cove Beach Cafe, 28128 Pacific Coast Highway , from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. For more information, visit malibu.org.

THURSDAY AUGUST 11

HAWAIIAN LUAU

Celebrate the end of summer with a Hawaiian Luau! Attendees will enjoy a Hawaiian-themed performance, packed lunch, and themed goodie bag. At Malibu Bluffs Park, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., pre-registration is required. $5 per person. Maximum of 35 attendees. To register, contact the Malibu Senior Center at (310) 456-2489 Ext. 357 or malibuseniorcenter@malibucity.org.

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TALES FROM THE PARK

Storytime at Malibu Bluffs Park. From 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Park Tales is a fun and educational program for the whole family. Children and their caregivers will listen to stories told by the Malibu Library Children’s Librarian, create an art activity, and enjoy a free snack.

SATURDAY AUGUST 13

WATER TASTING SERIES: PURE GELATO

Enjoy a scoop of ice cream made with purified water from the Pure Water Project Demonstration Facility from 1 to 4 p.m. Malibu Creek and provides greater water security for its residents. The Pure Water project will use a state-of-the-art water purification process to turn recycled water into drinking water. Bring the whole family on August 13 for an afternoon filled with games, community, and gelato! The free event is located at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, 4232 Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas, and features gelato and sorbet from Tifa Chocolate and Gelato.

TUESDAY AUGUST. 16

SILVER FOX WALK

Each month, staff will guide participants on a walk through one of Malibu’s parks or hiking trails. This will be a beginner level walk. RSVP required. Run by Community Services Department staff. 9-10 a.m. at Malibu Bluffs Park.

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SUNSET BLENDER

At the Malibu Chamber of Commerce’s Sunset Mixer, you can network with local professionals, enjoy appetizers and more. Join us and have fun networking with us. You must register by visiting malibu.org. Chamber Members and Palisade Residents: $10. Non-member guests: $20

IN PROGRESS

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

This course helps seniors review and integrate experiences that have shaped their lives, share memories with peers, and create a record of events for themselves and their families. Classes are held Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Malibu Senior Center. Older adults will take pride in their accomplishments, improve their writing skills, and express themselves in writing that can be shared with friends and family. Instructed by Tracy Weirick.

AQUATIC AEROBICS

Immerse yourself in water aerobics to develop your cardiovascular fitness and strength. Aqua Aerobics takes place June 14 through August 11 at the Malibu Community Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

BALLET

Develop better posture and improve balance, flexibility, and circulation during this one-hour class. Class is Fridays from 9-11 a.m. August 5 and 12 and returns Thursday August 18 at the Machael Landon Community Center. The instructor will also focus on body awareness, coordination and stretching techniques. Please wear sportswear and ballet flats. No experience is necessary. Register at MalibuCity.org/Register; sign up for the month or pay a $5 walk-in fee, space permitting.

BRIDGE

Bridge is a card game of luck, skill and various strategies. This is a relaxed bridge group open to all levels. Join in for fun and friendly games on Wednesday afternoons at the Malibu Senior Center from 2:15-4 p.m. This is an ongoing, walk-in program.

CHAIR YOGA

Yoga is a wonderful way to stretch the body and calm the mind. This class helps you develop a strong and flexible spine, feel comfortable in your joints, and be stable in your balance. Get fit while you sit! Join in this peaceful hour of exercise. Instructed by Daya Chrans. The course is held Mondays at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

CHORAL

Join an upbeat choir and learn the basics of singing and performing different styles of music. The group meets at the Malibu City Hall Senior Center on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. It’s a great opportunity for socialization, self-expression and learning through music. All levels are welcome. Instructed by Laura DeMierie Fercano. $5 per lesson.

COLORING PROGRAM

Did you know that coloring helps relieve stress? Join a free coloring program led by Judy Merrick at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. RSVP by calling the Malibu Senior Center at (310) 456-2489, Ext. 357.

KNITTING

Knit with Sheila Rosenthal is held every Monday and Friday at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall from 9-10:30 a.m. This is a free walk-in program. No experience is required.

MALIBU CARS AND COFFEE

The City of Malibu, in conjunction with Armando Petretti Classic Cars, is pleased to invite you to the official Malibu Cars and Coffee. On the second and fourth Sundays of each month, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Southern California’s best enthusiasts can enjoy a beautiful walk along the coast to meet up at Malibu Bluffs Park and grab a coffee while admiring some of the most beautiful automobiles in the world in an unbeatable location.

PILATES

Relax, refresh and strengthen your core. Sessions are on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on August 5 and 12, then return to Thursday August 18 at the Michael Landon Community Center in Malibu Bluffs Park. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Register at MalibuCity.org/Register; sign up for the month or pay a $5 walk-in fee, space permitting.

SENIOR ELASTICITY AND RESISTANCE

Classes are held on Mondays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will focus on flexibility, balance, circulation, muscle tone and breathing techniques. The class will take place outdoors at Malibu Bluffs Park. Sign up for the month or pay a $5 walk-in fee. For more information, contact (310) 456-2489, Ext. 357, or visit Malibucity.org/seniorcenter.

TECHNICAL HELP

The Malibu Senior Center will provide technical assistance on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The next event will be on August 9. Bring in technology questions and receive one-on-one instructions for laptops, tablets, cell phones, or smartphones. RSVP is required by calling the Malibu Senior Center at (310) 456-2489, Ext. 357.

TAI CHI

This class will provide instruction in a series of sequential tai chi yang style movements designed to improve balance, strength and flexibility while relieving stress and muscle tension. Classes are held Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Malibu Senior Center starting July 6. Instructed by Martine Jozan Work. $5 per lesson.

SANDALS

Explore the first steps and nuances of tap dancing. Build strength and experience great aerobic exercise. Class is Friday from 10-11am at the Michael Landon Community Center. Tap shoes are required and beginning students are welcome. No experience is necessary. The class is taught by Ann Monahan. Register at MalibuCity.org/Register; Sign up for the month or pay a $5 walk-in fee, space permitting.

FARMERS MARKET

Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, prepared meals and more at the weekly Malibu Farmers’ Market on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Market located at 23555 Civic Center Way.

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