2017-04-28 / Calendar



Thousand Oaks Woman’s Club Fundraiser

11 a.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Luncheon, Broadwayinspired fashion show, door prizes, raffle baskets, silent auction. Tom

Horvath sings Broadway show tunes. Funds raised go to Senior Concerns programs. Cost: $50. RSVP requested. Contact: Kitty Sciacia. Phone: 805.484. 7741.

Arbor Day Ceremony

5 p.m. at Mountain Meadows Park, 4350 Mountain Meadow Drive, Moorpark. Ceremonial tree planting, tree

Q&A session. Guests take home free 5-gallon tree. Phone: 805.517.6360.

Bella Vita Italian American Club

6 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Italian dinner served. Razzmatappers dancers perform. Cost: $17. RSVP required. Contact: Kathi. Phone: 805.910.5737.


Rummage And Bake Sale

7 a.m. to noon at St. Matthew’s United

Methodist Church, 1360 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park. Clothing, household items, sporting goods, furniture, electronics. Homemade baked goods. Funds raised will purchase camping gear for Boy Scout Troop 730. Contact: Lynn Jurss. Phone: 805.497. 1294.

Document Shredding Fundraiser

8 to 11 a.m. at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. $10 per file box to shred. 10-box maximum. Funds go to TOHS PTSA. Email: tohsapp@gmail.com. Web: www.tohsptsa.com.

HOPE4Kids Festival And Run

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camarillo Community Center Park, 1605 E. Burnley St. 5K, 10K and Kids Mile run. Festival includes silent auction, entertainment, food trucks, vendors. Kids’ zone with video gaming truck, bounce houses, rock wall. Free admission to festival. Race fee includes chip timing, swag bag, T-shirt and medal. Prizes to top runners. Funds raised go to local foster youths. Web: www.raisinghope.org.

Bingo Bash

10 a.m. doors open at Moorpark Civic Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Games start 11 a.m. $20 advance buy-in includes 10 games, three specials, dessert bar, coffee, tea and chance to win door prizes. $25 at door. Additional games sold at door. For ages 18 and up. Fundraiser for Moorpark Active Adult Center. Phone: 805.517.6261.

Ventura County Blues Festival

11 a.m. at Studio Channel Islands, 2222 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Gates open 10 a.m. Phantom Blues Band headlines. Performances by various blues musicians. Food and craft vendors. Guitar giveaway. Smoke-free event. Bring food item to donate. Tickets: $30 presale, $40 at gate. Kids age 12 and under free with paid adult general admission. VIP tickets $125, online only. Limited on-site parking. Web: www.venturacountyblues.com.

Medicinal Plant Walks

11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at King Gillette Ranch Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. Jim Adams of USC School of pharmacy leads hike and discusses Chumash medicinal uses of local plants. RSVP required. Free. Phone: 805.370.2302. Email: samo@wnpa.org.

McCrea Ranch Tour And Matinee

1 to 4 p.m. at McCrea Ranch Visitor Center, Thousand Oaks. Screening of “Three Blind Mice,” 1938 romantic comedy with Joel McCrea and Loretta Young. Then view brief video about McCrea family and tour the grounds. Advance registration: $15 Phone: 805.495.2163. Web: www.crpd.org/reg.


5K Run, Cub Run, 1-Mile Peel Out

8 a.m. at Camarillo Ranch House, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Registration 7 a.m. Camarillo-Somis Pleasant Valley Lions Club hosts fundraiser for Pleasant Valley School District. 5K starts 8 a.m. Cub Run for ages 10 and under and their parents begins 9 a.m. Peel Out for ages 14 and under at 9:30 a.m. Fees: $40 for 5K, $20 for Cub Run, free for Peel Out. Web: www.5kpeelout.com.

Chili Cook-Off And Classic Car Show

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Chili tasting, food trucks,

booths, kids’ zone, car show. Three stages of live music. Rotary clubs of Thousand Oaks and Conejo Valley host. Admission: $12 adults, free for ages 10 and under. On-site parking $5. Free parking and shuttle from Conejo Creek Equestrian Center on Avenida de Las Flores. Web: www.chili-cook-off.com.

Simi Valley Community Chamber Orchestra

3 p.m. at Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road.“Songs From the Heart” concert by strings orchestra comprising adults age 50 and up. Free. Email: sthomson@aol.com.


Conejo Cactus And Succulent Society

7 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 158 N. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6:30 p.m. John Martinez and Marquita Ellias demonstrate different methods of propagating succulents. Bring questions. Refreshments served. New guests receive free plant. Email: ConejoCSS@hotmail.com.


Ventura County Sportfishing Club

6:30 p.m. at Brendan’s Irish Pub, 495 N. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Peter Haynes, veteran fisherman, shares his proven tips on catching fish.

Contact: Bill Berger. Phone: 818.889. 1370. Web: vcsc.info.


Healthy Aging Expo

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Agoura Hills Rec and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. Presentations on neuroplasticity, bone health and creating personal happiness. Organizations that provide senior services on site. First 100 RSVPs receive free lunch. Free shuttle from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Civic Center, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Free admission. Phone: 818.597.7361. Web: www.agourahillsrec.org.

Student Ceramics And Art Sale

9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. today and Thursday at Moorpark College, AA Building, room 124, 7075 Campus Road. Sale of mugs, bowls, vases, bottles, pitchers, sculptures, drawings, paintings and photos created by students.

Simi Valley Woman’s Club

11 a.m. at Simi Valley Moose Lodge, 4860 Alamo St. Lynne Godin discusses how to enjoy and protect monarch butterflies. Lunch RSVP requested. Contact: Donna. Phone: 805.526.8345.


Thousand Oaks Stamp Club

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Contact: Rick McHenry. Phone: 805. 405.4566.

Conejo Valley Woodworkers Assoc.

7 p.m. at Redwood Middle School (round building in center of campus), 233 W. Gainsborough Road, Thousand Oaks. General meeting. Contact: Tom. Phone: 805.491.2499. Web: www.cvwa.org.

Business And Professional Women

7 p.m. at Camboni Restaurant, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., T.O. “Chico’s Fashions Reviewed.”Everyone models their own attire, preferably Chico’s. Contact: Lydia Steadman. Phone: 818. 889.4953.


Community Shred Event

8 a.m. to noon at Target, 209 W. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Ventura County Sheriff’s Foundation fundraiser. Unwanted personal documents shredded on site.

Adult Education Stamp Collecting Seminar

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Bonaventure Community Building, 10949 Telegraph

Road, Ventura. Sessions on how to collect and use a stamp catalog from 9 a.m. to noon. After lunch, free valuation of philatelic material. Cost for classes: $8 in advance, $10 at door. Contact: John Weigle. Email: jweigle@vcnet.com.

NAMI Ventura County Walk

9 a.m. check-in at Ventura Promenade, Harbor Boulevard, Ventura. Program with speakers at 10 a.m. Walk begins 10:30 a.m., rain or shine. Fundraiser for National Alliance on Mental Illness. Register as individual or team. Phone: 805.641.2426. Web: www.namiventura.org.

Spring Craft And Gift Event

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave. Vendors inside and out sell jewelry, tea, spa items, Mother’s Day basket, wood work. Free admission. Phone: 805.583.7905. Email: blastort@simivalley.org.

Kid Entrepreneur/ Healthy Living Day

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lindero Country Club, 5719 Lake Lindero Drive, Agoura Hills. Local youths display their businesses. Prizes, craft tables for kids. Ice cream social at 11 a.m. Free. Calabasas Mommy hosts. Web: www.facebook.com/CalabasasMommy.

Brandon’s Buddies

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brandon’s Village, 25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Calabasas. Integrated play for children of all abilities. Crafts, entertainment and treats. Kids can bring a lunch. Free. RSVP required. Contact: Dina. Phone: 818.222.8118. Email: specialkidslaw@gmail.com.

Spring Carnival

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Westlake Hills Elementary School, 3333 S. Medicine Bow Court, Westlake Village. School fundraiser. Carnival games, inflatables, crafts, raffle, silent auction, face painting, food trucks, DJ. Free admission. Contact: Amanda. Phone: 310.866. 1525. Email: mandymac6@me.com.

Kentucky Derby Gala

1 to 5 p.m. at Camarillo Ranch House, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. Southern cuisine and cocktails, casino tables, entertainment and silent auction. Wear derby attire and big hats. Sponsored by Access TLC Hospice. All proceeds benefit patients and families with end-of-life care. Tickets: $100. Contact: Jennifer Finnerty. Phone: 805.522.4673. Email: Jenniferf@accesstlcfoundation.org.

Star Party

8 to 10 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. View night sky through telescopes. For ages 6 and up. Free admission. Ventura County Astronomical Society hosts. Web: vcas.org.


Bagels And Books

9:30 a.m. at Corner Bakery, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Ste. 460. Discussion of the book “Those Angry Days” by Lynne Olson. Congregation B’nai Emet sponsors. Phone: 805.581.3723. We b : congregationbnaiemet.org.

Garden Tour

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Simi Valley. Self-guided tour of six unique gardens, including Simi community garden. Plant sale. Simi Valley Moorpark Republican Women Federated hosts. Proceeds go to scholarship fund and local charities. Tickets: $18 before May 1, $20 after. Contact: Nancy. Phone: 805.491.3363. Web: www.simigardentour.com.

Jewish Genealogical Society

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive,Thousand Oaks. Marcia Fine gives a program on Jews who were persecuted by the Inquisition. No charge to attend. Contact: Jan Meisels Allen. Phone: 818.889.6616. Email: information@jgscv.org.

Old-Time Country Bluegrass Gospel Music

2 to 4 p.m. at Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. Concert by Old Grass Band. Free admission. Phone: 805.517.1131.

San Fernando Valley Male Chorus

3 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. “Sounds of America” concert with patriotic, jazz, spiritual, Broadway and rock music. Directed by Matthew Park. Tickets: $18. Contact: Bob Banta. Phone: 818.888. 8345. Email: buckeyerpb@socal. rr.com.


Simi Valley Stamp And Coin Club

1 to 3 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Presentations, show and tell, and auctions. Contact: Steve Thomas. Phone: 818. 312.6898.


Westlake Women’s Club

10 a.m. at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road. Speaker is Trish Steele, CEO/founder of Safe Passage, organization that helps women in abusive relationships. Lunch: $28. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.405.4937.

Ventura County Writers Club

7 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Community Complex, Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camarillo. Speaker is Emmy winner Gene Perret, who wrote for Phyllis Diller, Bob Hope and sitcoms as well as books on writing comedy. Contact: Sheli Ellsworth. Phone: 805. 499.3490.

Ventura County Archaeological Society

7 p.m. at Chumash Indian Museum, 3290 Lang Ranch Pkwy., Thousand Oaks. Jennifer E. Perry gives talk on “Santa Barbara Island: Insights into the prehistory of California’s Channel Islands through its smallest islands.” Web: www.venturaarchaeology.org.

WED., MAY 10

Thousand Oaks Christian Women’s Connection

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Fashion show. Lorraine Dawson shares “How to navigate the twists and turns of life.”Lunch: $20. For all ladies regardless of church affiliation or none. RSVP required. Contact: Joanne. Phone:805.498.1823. Email: bjoanne.wright@verizon.net.

Democratic Club Of Conejo Valley

7 p.m. at North Ranch Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Panel

of activists discuss how the immigration landscape has changed since the presidential election. Phone: 805.231.4152.


Somis Thursday Club

11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Installation of officers and presentation of scholarship recipients. $15 at door for lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275.

FRI., MAY 12

Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club

9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Cub, 11800 Championship Drive. Program: the Legendary Harvey Girls. Lunch cost: $23. RSVP required. Contact: JoAnn. Email: joac1627@gmail.com.

SAT., MAY 13

Gourd And Art Festival

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rancho Santa Rosa Clubhouse, 11701 E. Las Posas Road, Santa Rosa Valley. Gourd art, baskets, jewelry and handcrafted items featured. Giveaways, kids’ games and crafts, make-and-take gourd and food. Old Country Grass Band performs. Free admission and parking. Contact: Kathleen Johnston. Phone: 805.659.0400.

SUN., MAY 14

Mother’s Day Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Malibou Lake Mountain Club, 29033 Lake Vista Drive, Agoura Hills. Boy Scout Troop 127 sponsors. Pancakes, eggs, sausage and fruit breakfast. Tickets: $5. Proceeds used to fund Scouting equipment and outdoor programs. Contact: Peggy Veregge. Phone: 310.948.4004. Email: sierrapeg@gmail.com.

WED., MAY 17

Newcomer And Encore Club Of Conejo Valley

10 a.m. to noon at outside food court, The Oaks mall, Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Open coffee for newcomers to learn about the club and activities. Refreshments served.

SAT., MAY 20

Santa Susana Railroad Swap Meet

7 to 10 a.m. at Santa Susana Park Pavilion, 6503 Katherine Road, Simi Valley. Vendors sell model RR scenery and equipment, books, photos, magazines and collectibles. $2 admission, kids under 12 enter free. Email: events@santasusannadepot.org. Web: santasusannadepot.org/ swapmeet.htm.

Bird Museum Spring Open House

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 439 Callo San Pablo, Camarillo. Hands-on egg blowing, net building, live birds, art exhibit, raffles, gift items for sale. See website for schedule. Admission: $5 individual, $10 family, free for members.

Phone: 805.388.9944. Web: www.wfvz.org.

Battle Of The Food Trucks

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Adolfo Camarillo High School football stadium, 4660 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo. VIP ticket holders can vote for favorite food truck. Live bands perform on mobile stage. Children’s area, photo booth, school club booths, raffles, canned food drive. T-shirts for sale. General admission tickets: $8 in advance, $15 at the door. Advance VIP tickets with early admission and free drink: $12.

Free raffle ticket with donation of a can of food. Web: ACHSmusic.com/ food-truck-festival.

Thousand Oaks Dance Club

7:30 to 10 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 6 p.m. Western theme. Ed LaFata Trio plays. Free dance lesson 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Male dance hosts, refreshments, door prizes. Admission: $8. Phone (evening): 805.381.2744.

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