Calendar of Events for the week of 7/14 • The Malibu Times
THURSDAY JULY 14
MAKE A PARACORD BRACELET
Make a paracord bracelet at the Malibu Library Meeting Room on Thursday, July 14 from 4-5 p.m. For teenagers from 13 to 17 years old. A paracord bracelet is a bracelet woven from paracord. Paracord bracelets are also known as survival bracelets, 550 cord bracelets or parachute cord bracelets and are considered a survival tool. Bracelets are worn by survivors, hikers, climbers, campers or anyone who loves the outdoors. The number of participants is limited and prior registration is required. Please register everyone in your group, including children. This will be used to register your places in the program. We cannot guarantee the availability of unregistered participants. This event takes place in person. LA County Public Health strongly encourages masks and physical distancing indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Masks will continue to be available to customers upon request. Please see the Guidelines for Participants during the registration process for more information.
THURSDAY JULY 14
TALES FROM THE PARK
The Community Services Department and the Malibu Library invite the community to Park Tales on Thursday, July 14 at 10 a.m. at Malibu Bluffs Park. “Paws, Claws, Scales, and Tales” is a family educational program that will feature stories told by the Malibu Library’s Children’s Librarian. The program will include an artistic activity and free snacks. Pre-registration is recommended at malibucity.org.
SATURDAY JULY 16
LAS MONTAÑAS: LAUNCH OF THE LATINO CONSERVATION WEEK
Celebrate the start of Latin American Conservation Week with park rangers on Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas. This free event is open to everyone of all ages to celebrate and highlight the Latinx community and the field of conservation. Park rangers will guide participants on bilingual hikes, help visitors identify common wildlife, and point out how we can protect nature in our daily lives.
Guest speakers include Miguel Ordeñana, the biologist who helped discover the P-22 puma at Griffith Park. Park staff will discuss ways you can help monitor wildlife after a wildfire and how to identify edible native plants found in the mountains. Local organizations will highlight the various ways people of all skill levels can participate in conservation from their own homes and ways to attract monarchs. The event and parking are free for the public. For more information, email [email protected] or call the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Welcome Center at 805-370-2301.
SATURDAY JULY 23
OUTDOOR FILM CINEMALIBU
The city’s first CineMalibu outdoor movie event of 2022 will feature the hit family movie “LUCA” on Saturday, July 23 at Malibu Bluffs Park. Pre-movie activities begin at 7 p.m., including arts and crafts, giveaways, food trucks, and special guests. The movie starts at 8 p.m. Remember to bring a chair and blanket, and please note that alcohol is not allowed. RSVPs are not required. For more information, see malibucity.org/SpecialEvents.
SATURDAY JULY 23
YOGA ON THE MOUNTAIN
Find your outdoor center! Join instructors Greg and Dawn for a unique outdoor yoga experience with live acoustic music on Saturday, July 23, 9:30-10:45 a.m. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat.
Free entertainment, free parking. Reservations required. Please arrive 15 minutes before class.
For more information, email [email protected] or call 805-370-2302. Event sponsored by the Western National Parks Association. At the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center, King Gillette Ranch, 26876 Mulholland Highway. Calabasas, California 91302.
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. Fridays 12:30-1:30 p.m. 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.
Immerse yourself in water aerobics to develop your cardiovascular fitness and strength. Water aerobics takes place June 14 through August 11 at the Malibu Community Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. There will be no classes on July 5 and 7.
Develop better posture and improve balance, flexibility, and circulation during this one-hour class. Classes are held Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall. The instructor will also focus on body awareness, coordination and stretching techniques. Please wear sportswear and ballet flats. No experience is necessary. The class is led by Ann Monahan. Register at MalibuCity.org/Register; sign up for the month or pay a $5 walk-in fee, space permitting.
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.
This class is an energetic Latin dance workout that incorporates salsa, cha-cha and merengue in an easy to follow format. No dance experience necessary. Sessions are held Wednesdays at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $20 to $25. Pre-register online at MalibuCity.org/Register.
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.
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.
Join an upbeat choir and learn the basics of singing and performing different styles of music. 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.
Knit with Sheila Rosenthal is held every Monday and Friday at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall from 9-10:30 a.m. It is a free walk-in program. No experience 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.
Relax, refresh and strengthen your core. Sessions are held Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. 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.
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.
The Malibu Senior Center will provide technical assistance on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 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.
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. Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Malibu Senior Center starting July 6. Hosted by Martine Jozan Work. $5 per lesson.
Explore the first steps and nuances of tap dancing. Build strength and experience great aerobic exercise. Classes are held Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Senior Center at Malibu City Hall. 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.
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.