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Community

Meals on Wheels Volunteers and Clients: Benefits for Both Sides – T.S. Owen

Meals on Wheels Volunteers and Clients: Benefits for Both Sides – T.S. Owen

One of the most striking things about the Culver Palms Meals on Wheels program is that many of the volunteer drivers and deliverers are from the same generation as their clients. When they arrive and knock on the door, the clients, on average in their 70s, are expecting them as perhaps their only social contact of their day. The hour of food and companionship is a daily highlight. Culver Palms [...]

Lesa Longstreet – July 21, 1935 to January 21, 2016

Lesa Longstreet – July 21, 1935 to January 21, 2016

  The life of Lesa Longstreet will be celebrated Saturday, February 27 at 1 PM at Grace Lutheran Church located at 4427 Overland Avenue, two blocks east of Culver City High School. Although she was married 4 times, she found the love of her life in 1999 when she met Greg Goodyear, a teacher at Mountain View High School and a coach at Culver City High School. They met on a chat line and [...]

Culver-Palms YMCA to Launch New Weight Loss Program

Culver-Palms YMCA to Launch New Weight Loss Program

All done with those resolutions? Looking for another way to go ? Introducing a new 12-week weight loss program at the YMCA designed and conducted by Brian Wylie of USC. Brian will be here at the Y to give details on Tuesday, February 16, 5–7pm. Come meet Brian and learn how his program differs from other weight loss programs and how his methods produce results. Brian uses an occupational [...]

AULA Day of Service Supports Trash 4 Teaching

AULA Day of Service Supports Trash 4 Teaching

On Jan. 18 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), more than 30 AULA alumni, students, and staff spent the day at T4T.org, a nonprofit organization in Gardena, that "up-cycles" large volumes of surplus manufacturing materials that would otherwise end up in landfills, reimagining the items as educational kits and supplies for teachers and students. The Executive Director of T4T, Leah Hanes, is a three-time [...]

“Women Laughing Alone With Salad” Takes Shape @ KDT

“Women Laughing Alone With Salad” Takes Shape @ KDT

The cast is set and rehearsals are underway for the West Coast premiere of Sheila Callaghan’s madcap new play “Women Laughing Alone With Salad,” opening March 13, 2016, at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre. Directed by Neel Keller and choreographed by Ken Roht, previews for “Women Laughing Alone With Salad” begin March 6 and performances continue through April 3, 2016. The [...]

Taking Care of Business – Feeding the RSS Feed

Taking Care of Business – Feeding the RSS Feed

Hey Culver City Crossroads readers! We have been doing some site clean up, and noticed that there are a whole lot of requests for the RSS feed that have not been completed. If you have tried to sign up, but did not get the confirmation email, please check your spam filters, or just restart the process. We would love to have a solid 700 subscribers, but there are several dozen 'not completed' that [...]

Special Benefit Performance for ‘Lyrics from Lockdown’ @ Actors Gang

Special Benefit Performance for ‘Lyrics from Lockdown’ @ Actors Gang

Bryonn Bain was wrongfully imprisoned in New York City while studying law at Harvard, and opted to turn his ordeal into an educational inspiration.  This remarkable one man show offers Bain performing as 40 different characters in 'Lyrics from Lockdown." On Feb. 12, at the Actors Gang, Homeboy Industries founder Father Greg Boyle will be present to lead a post performance discussion on mass [...]

CC Historical Society Moves into 36th Year – T.S. Owen

CC Historical Society Moves into 36th Year – T.S. Owen

Society President Michelle Bernardin put out the call for involvement in the city’s Centennial Celebrations at the installation of officers and general meeting last month. “There is room for new people,” she said following her installment in her second term. “We will need everyone to get involved and to help the Culver City Centennial Celebrations Committee.” Culver City is rich with [...]

Save the Date – Culver City Women’s Club to Benefit YMCA Summer Camp Scholarships

Save the Date – Culver City Women’s Club to Benefit YMCA Summer Camp Scholarships

 The Culver City Woman's Club will be having a Spring Fiesta Fundraiser on Thursday, March 10, 2016, from 5:30PM to 8:00 pm, at Casa Sanchez Mexican Restaurant, 4500 S. Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles 90066. There will be a fashion show and silent auction, with free hors d'oeuvres and happy hour priced cocktails. The proceeds will benefit the Culver Palms YMCA Summer Camp Program and will be [...]

La Playa Co-Op Nursery School Open House – Feb. 12

La Playa Co-Op Nursery School Open House – Feb. 12

Looking for a preschool that will nurture your children AND your family? Check out the Open House this Friday Feb. 12 at La Playa Nursery School Co-op. A fabulous fixture in Culver City since 1948, located at the Stone House at Lindberg Park        (5041 Rhoda Way, 90230) school will be open at 11 am for you to come and see what they do and how they do it. La Playa's philosophy focuses on [...]

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