The WHIMSYUM  Future Studies Institute
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New community programs are running, more are starting soon!  Calendar of the events we host: 

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Our focus is in-person activities & projects, not 
internet presence; but soon we hope to have more volunteers & staff to not only update pages with all we're doing &  planning, but make it more user friendly, & include an unusual new

local & global online network we've created.

    Out  B E Y O N D  Conventional Ideas of Life                   

                 There is a Hidden Landscape All Around You...

                                   SEEK WHAT MOVES YOU

                            & Find Others to MEET YOU THERE!

Science Fiction / Fantasy applied to everyday life in a new kind of community arena:  Open to anyone & everyone who is inspired  --where we create new, sustainable, extremely imaginative activities, occupations, resources, city planning, ways of living, etc…  to use our human potential & birthright of living every moment on the edge of wonder.

                                                    …The REST Of The STORY:

                      ~ WHY close your book & END YOUR STORIES

                   with ‘HAPPILY EVER AFTER’?...  Why do books end there?...

            Ever WONDERED what happens in THAT PART OF THE STORY? 

                                                        TAKE PART IN IT!

     ~Don`t live your Life experiencing Only a Part of Who You Are & what life offers:

                      Your Whimsies are Your Treasure Map.

                    Live like a PIRATE -- Revel in Your Passions

               & Recognize their Power to Create & Recreate the World!~

  Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.  --Margaret Mead

     Join us in exploring, engaging, celebrating, LIVING--humans’/earth's

/the universes’ potentials,  + the mysteries between & BEYOND…,  *NOW* in an arena which operates in the new frontiers space that exists beyond *unperceived* barriers:  

     The WHIMSYUM has created 'MEMEstitutes' where people from diverse backgrounds brainstorm & collaborate to identify, then dispense with, unseen barriers in everyday life which suppress natural potential (e.g. not being aware of how our daily habits, or our perceptions &/or acceptance of how to run & structure a city, --affect us).  Then,
the MEMEstitues offer new directions thru creating not just new, but new KINDS, --of free & by-donation
community activities,  resources, occupations, environments, projects, curriculum, contexts & patterns for living
…at our New Directions Centers.  Interested in participating?:  Click here to read more...

Share who you are & the unique untapped gifts that every individual brings, in an awesome exhilarating experience of life in this reciprocative community of spiritual & imaginative activism; for people who think outside the box who want to challenge, expand, enrich their & their community's experience & potential

We’re a free-spirited, extremely imaginative, multi-discipli

nary, multigenerational, interactive, undauntibly upbeat, friendly philanthropic network of individuals from all walks of life who are putting their dreams in motion, or are living the life of their dreams -- supporting each other to make this happen:  The WHIMSYUM is filled with people who are not just talking about, or planning, to redesign the world to reflect their fantasies—but many have been living with quite different structures, resources, communities, lifestyles, etc… for years:  We stand behind the knowledge that Everyone has a unique gift they can enjoy contributing to the world, without struggling or martyrdom; & that Everyone on this planet deserves to experience a life filled with magic, comfort, & delight;  spending every moment in mind-body-spirit epiphany:  Created when people actually live utilizing their potentials, --& using the continuously evolving knowledge & wisdom we've been gathering for centuries.
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 The WHIMSYUM is centered around the practice & wisdom of focusing on positive thoughts & intentions, sharing positive energy & actions. *~

   We celebrate friendship, collaboration/cocreation, & leadership from people of any    background no matter their:  style choices, lifestyle, shape, educational background, financial situation, age, skin color, state of fitness, sexual preferences, spiritual path, behavior preference ( hyper people, quiet people...), etc...

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                            ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

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e here!:

Sunday Sept 18/ then OCT. 8, 2nd Saturdays, 1:15pm to 4:15pm!

SATURDAY, JULY 30, 3:15pm to 4:45pm:

SCROLL DOWN for  DESCRIPTIONS + more Gatherings:

   (We have drop-in gatherings 1 Saturday monthly + sometimes on a Weekday before five o'clock, in West LA. Daytime group series as well, join list for details & to register!) 
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SATURDAY,  JULY 30:  3:15pm to 4:45pm
 (scroll to next calendar description for DINNER plans on this date!)
                 THURSDAY, AUGUST 18:  3:30pm to 5:00pm

Wacky Imaginative Party MOVEMENT GAMES! 
                                         Outdoors, Drop-In, Community Gatherings 

        Celebrate the warm season w/the LA Creative Games community!  Join us outdoors in the garden for the kind of wacky, creative games you’d share w/friends at a summer party..  Though as always these games provide fun, new, informal contexts to get to know people w/a bit of playful exercise --today’s games are more focused on laughter, imagination & silliness --than the one’s last month which were focused on exploring personality, or the month before which was solely focused on the body.  A variety of goofy games are planned, & anyone is welcome to share their favorites! 



Beverage for yourself ( the garden has no water fountain!).

Comfortable, Flexible Clothing

Snack if you need it, & your always welcome to bring treats to add to the afternoon's fun!

Sunscreen/hat if you need it; if we're outdoors there's both shade & sun.


  $5 to $20 always appreciated to support the gatherings, but  not required to participate! 

Learning Garden: 2428 Walgrove Ave., Venice/ LA 90066  No visible street address!:  
This is just a google earth guess:  Learning Garden is on corner of Venice Blvd & Walgrove.  Entrance on Walgrove,  South of Venice Blvd, East side of Walgrove. Street Parking.  If Gate is closed it's Unlocked --just lift up stake & enter.  Take 2nd path on left which opens onto courtyard --then walk across the courtyard to picnic tables under the trees. 

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***Call Diana for questions (310)936-3150 no text messages; fine to leave voicemail 24hrs: ***Phone will be on til 3:30pm (...though we may not hear it as the games start at 3:15pm), we aren't reachable via internet/email the day of the gathering*** 

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                   SATURDAY JULY 30 

   5:15pm DINNER with
      Humor-Imagination-Movement-Games Tribe! 
For 3:15pm Gathering Participants Only! 

     Share dinner & conversation together after the gathering!  ***Just for folks
who participated in the 3:15pm gathering & really appreciate Wacky/Imaginative Party Movement Games*** 
--to connect more at a tasty café a short walk from the gathering.  

     Address/directions will only be given out *at* the gathering:  No sneaking in at the end of the gathering:   If you want to join us for dinner, come at 3:15pm & release & let go w/an afternoon of laughter & playfulness w/wonderful people!


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2 Upcoming Series:

Pre-registration required

Part 1 : Sunday SEPT. 18, 3:45pm to 6:45pm; then 2nd Saturdays OCT. thru DEC, 1:15pm to 4:15pm

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We haven't decided whether the second series will be a repeat of Part 1, or Part 1: 2nd Tuesdays JAN. 10 thru APR. 11: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

~* LA OUTSIDE-the-BOX WOMEN ! *~  Love-Filled, Playful, Physically Active, Body-Celebrating, Positive MAGICK CIRCLES !  Celebrate & Support Each Other Thru CoCreated Ritual & Traditions!

description & registration info posted shortly here:

Part 1, Sept 18 thru Dec 10: 4 Playshops ( once  a month)  over 4 Months:  Third Sunday, SEPT. 18: 3:45pm to 6:45pm; Second Saturday, OCT. 8: 1:15pm to 4:15pm Second Saturday, NOV. 12: 1:15pm to 4:15pm Second Saturday, DEC. 10 : 1:15pm to 4:15pm

        Sept series is pre-requisite for attending Magick Part 2: Either joining our 2 COED groups coming together in Jan;   ~OR~ joining a WOMEN-Only Group

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  Upcoming Series: JAN. 24 thru JUN. 27: 4th Tuesdays, 12:00 pm to 3:00pm 


     AFFIRMassage!   Community Series:  6 Playshops, COED 

     In groups of 5 (taught in several different ways):  1 person lies down (fully clothed) on a massage table, requests support for what they most need & want in their life, --then 4 people shower them simultaneously w/therapeutic Massage (including new WHIMSYUM techniques) *and* shower them w/ Positive Affirmations, Healing Sound, new creative therapeutic & playful metaphysical practices, & LOVE --which celebrate them & support the manifestation of their request. Then they get up & give while the next person in their group of 5 lies down & receives.  Taught simply & easily, no experience necessary!   Creates bursts of celebration within & deeply releases patterns from mind, body & spirit!:  

    6 gatherings (6 Months) in a row:  


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Upcoming Series:

JAN. 24 thru JUN. 27: 4th Tuesdays, 12:00 pm to 3:00pm 

    CoCreate Rituals & Traditions to Celebrate & Support Each Other's Journey!

     Community Series:  6 Playshops, COED

    6 gatherings (6 Months) in a row:

 You must be pre-registered for the AFFIRMassage Community Playshop Series
to Register for this Positive Magick Circle playshop series! 


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WRP Diana is the founder & director of which brings positive new directions to communities locally & globally creating new kinds of activities/occupations/resources, & offering them thru free & by donation community gatherings!

Thank your community for by telling folks about this & inviting your friends!*~






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