January 11, 2018




The 4th Annual Calabasas Speaker Series kicks off this month and we are honored to welcome four insightful speakers to the stage. Coffee, dessert and conversation will complement each of these special evenings. Get your tickets today!

LOCATION: Founders Hall, behind the Calabasas Library
TICKETS: $25 per individual speaking engagement
Tickets are available both online and in-person. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking here or in-person at the Calabasas Senior Center during regular business hours. For more information, visit www.cityofcalabasas.com or call (818) 224-1777.

Friday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Jacqueline Berger
From Behind Closed Doors: Four Presidential Couples

A gambler who drank. A ruthless and shrewed first lady. A President who struggled with mental illness. A PhD who married an Indian Princess. These are some of the secrets and intrigue in the White House that Jacqueline Berger will reveal. She will explore the Tafts, Hardings, Wilsons and Reagans as she discusses how each of them - as individuals and as married couples - impacted American history.

Jacqueline Berger - author, historian and national speaker on C-SPAN, as well as numerous Presidential Libraries, will guide us through the stories of these presidential couples in a memorable and engaging presentation. Expect the unexpected! CODE: 8500.101

Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Marc Milstein
The Surprising Link Between Your Gut, Your Brain and Your Health

Hear the latest breakthroughs in understanding how your gut impacts your memory, mood, anxiety, depression, your weight and aspects of your health we never imagined.

The link between your gut and your brain is one of the most exciting, revolutionary, mind-blowing areas of science and medicine today. Unfortunately, some of what is being reported is filled with inaccurate information and marketing that has little to no science behind it. Hear the scoop on what are the scientifically valid ways we can optimize our gut/brain health and what is just myth, hype and marketing. CODE: 8500.102

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
James W. Peaco, III
The Threat of Terrorism in LA – The Third Most Likely U.S. Target

Special Agent Peaco is the FBI Lost Angeles Division Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Coordinator responsible for threat assessments, outreach and liaison programs that provide early detection and prevention of WMD terrorism. He focuses on rapid threat assessments, interagency operations, and Radiological Nuclear Search Operations. He has also participated in several National Level Special Events and exercises and pas provided WMD training to international partners in Balkans, Africa and Asia.
Los Angeles today is considered a main terror target behind New York and Washington, D.C. Peaco will give us an overview of the role he and his fellow agents play in safeguarding American and the challenges they often face. CODE: 8500.103

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Sherry Lansing
“Leading Lady” Behind the Camera

Ms. Lansing will be sharing stories from her personal and professional joury in the movie industry and in her life from studio chief to major philanthropist.

During almost thirty years in the motion picture industry, Sherry Lansing was involved in the production, marketing and distribution of more than 200 films, including Academy Award winners Forest Gump (1994), Braveheart (1995) and Titanic (1997). In 1980 she became the first woman to head a major film studio when she was appointed President of 20th Century Fox. Later, as an independent producer, Lansing was responsible for such successful films as Fatal Attraction, The Accused, School Ties, Indecent Proposal and Black Rain. Returning to the executive ranks in 1992, she was named Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, and began an unprecedented tenure that lasted more than 12 years (1992-2005). CODE: 8500.104

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