2006-06-09 / Datebook


Jazz and Blues At a benefit for KCLU at 7:30 p.m. in Scherr Forum Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., the Clayton Brothers Quintet will perform jazz with special guest vocalist, the jazz and blues legend Barbara Morrison. $28 to $40. (805) 493-3900

Newbury Park Concert Fireside Concerts in Newbury Park will present folk artist Stan Cadranal, the ladies' barbershop quartet Shimmer, singer/songwriter Terry Bailey and bluegrass band Whiskey Chimp at 8 p.m. at Borchard Community Center, 190 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. $5. (805) 499-3511

Golf Benefit VetFund "Memorial Day" Golf Tournament presented by California Department of Veterans Affairs is at Buenaventura Golf Course, Ventura. For details and fees, call (916) 503-8094

Business Breakfast Camarillo Chamber of Commerce hosts Business @ Breakfast event from 7 to 9 a.m. at Sterling Hills Golf Club, 901 Sterling Hills Drive, Camarillo. Sean Leonard, owner and founder of S.L. Leonard & Associates, will discuss the Camarillo Library currently under construction. He is the project manager. $18 to $25. (805) 484-4383


Tortoise Catch Hare? Gypsies in a Trunk present "The Hare and the Tortoise" at 11:30 a.m. behind Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo and again at 4 p.m. at Barranca Vista Park, 7050 Ralston St., Ventura. Part of the "Fairytales in the Park" series ideal for families. Outdoor setting. Leave dogs home. Bring blankets and a picnic. Free. (661) 718-3968

Preschool Open House Notre Dame Learning Center, 1776 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks, hosts an open house and preschool registration from noon to 3 p.m. (805) 494-0304

Wildlife Program National Park Service and On the Edge host a wildlife and community fair to teach the public more about their wild neighbors who live in communities on urban/wilderness edge from 3 to 7 p.m. at NPS Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Hear from California Wildlife Center, Conejo Open Space Foundation, Mountains Restoration Trust, Mountain Lion Foundation plus others. Live wildlife presentation from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free. (805) 370-2301

Camarillo Concert Camarillo Arts Council presents summer concert and film series at 7:30 p.m. in Constitution Park, Carmen Drive and Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. Tonight is blues show by Michael John and the Bottom Line. Pre-show for youth at 6:45 p.m.

Topanga Studio Tour Topanga Canyon Artist Studio Tour is self guided and begins 10 a.m. today at Topanga Canyon Gallery, with an artist reception and silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight. Tour is also tomorrow. Visit 23 artist studios in mountain settings. $20 for both days. (310) 455-7909

Tour Camarillo Park Conejo Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a Nature Awareness Day at Camarillo Regional Park. Bird walk is at 8 a.m. Following a ceremony at 10 a.m. there will be another bird walk plus a native plant walk. This newly opened 328 acre natural preserve is on University Drive near California State University at Channel Islands in Camarillo. (805) 987-2721

Club Hosts Auction Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley hosts 28th annual auction with a "Party on the Nile" theme at 2850 Lemon Drive, Simi Valley. Fundraiser includes hors d'oeuvres, dinner, live auction of unique items. $95. Call for event time and to RSVP: (805) 527-4437

Native Plant Sale Santa Monica Mountains Fund in conjunction with National Park Service presents Native Plant Fair from 8 a.m. to noon in main parking lot at Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa, Newbury Park off Via Goleta (from Lynn Road) featuring many flowering native plant species and some trees plus educational displays. (805) 370-2301

Children's Book Sale Friends of the Camarillo Library Bookstore host annual children's book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 642 Las Posas Road, Camarillo.All children's books are 25 cents. In the Las Posas Shopping Center. (805) 484-8935

Calabasas Book Sale The Friends of the Calabasas Library sponsor a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento featuring bestsellers and classics for adults and books for youth of all ages. (818) 225-7616

Arts & Crafts Faire The Woodland Hills Rotary Club presents an Arts & Crafts Faire from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and tomorrow at Warner Center Park, Topanga Canyon Boulevard at Oxnard, Woodland Hills including a pancake breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday. Fine artists working in varied media will display their original works of art. Free admission. (818) 754-4743

Tour Reyes Adobe Reyes Adobe Historical Site is open for 40-minute long, docent-guided tours from 1 to 4 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues., June 13 at 5464 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. Tours feature a visit to the 156-year-old restored adobe and a small museum with artifacts and photos plus view garden with native California landscaping. $1 to $3. (818) 597-7361


Baroque Concert Ensemble Bella Musica performs baroque music on period instruments at 4 p.m. in Samuelson Chapel on campus of California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Featuring the work of Georg Philipp Telemann. $12 to $15. (805) 4933305

Chili Cook-off Knights of Columbus, Simi Valley Council No. 5803, host 19th annual Chili Cook-off and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima School, 1305 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Car show will feature 15 categories. Cooks compete for Best Chili Award. Rides and entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, refreshments. $3 to $5; chili taste tickets 50 cents. (805) 526-7960

Free Art Workshops Washoe artist and craftsman David Snooks will teach two workshops, from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Native American Indian Culture Center on the grounds of Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa in Newbury Park off Via Goleta (from Lynn Road). Reservations are required. Free. (805) 375-1930

Roots Music with Funk The Delgado Brothers perform "Roots Rock from Aztlan" featuring an interweaving of roots, rhythm, blues, funk, Americana and straightforward family values at a 3 p.m. concert on the grounds of Peter Strauss Ranch, 30000 Mulholland Hwy. (at Troutdale Drive), Agoura, in a concert sponsored by National Park Service. Bring a picnic, sit out on the lawn or under shade trees, take a short easy hike. Free. (805) 370-2301

Genealogical Society Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County meets 2 to 4 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Author Stuart Tower will discuss his historical novel "The Wayfarers." Free. (818) 889-6616 Jan Meisels Allen

Flute Recital Flute students and the Conejo Valley Flute Society will be presented in recital by Toby Caplan-Stonefield from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Westlake High School's campus theater, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Refreshments served. (818) 992-6375

For Camarillo Families Family therapist Howard Hamilton, former superintendent of the Pleasant Valley School District in Camarillo, will discuss "Family: A Shelter from the Storm" at 7 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, 1201 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. He'll discuss ways to strengthen marriages and relationships with children. Free.

Ballroom Dancing USA Dance Inc., Ventura County Chapter, hosts a June dance party with a free salsa dance lesson at 2:20 p.m. and music for open dancing from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at House of Dance, 3007 Bunsen Ave., Ste. E, Ventura. $5 to $10. (805) 488-4310


Videomakers on Editing Thousand Oaks Videomakers meet to discuss editing and to review the winning entries from last month's contest at 7:30 p.m. in community room of Commercial Capital Bank, 973 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. (818) 706-8136 Roger

All About Orchids Conejo Orchid Society will meet 7:30 p.m. at Westlake Village Town Hall, 31200 E. Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. All are welcome to attend a lecture on orchids, plus there'll be a drawing and refreshments. Free. (818) 342-8074


Chamber Breakfast The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Terri's Cafe, 30135 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Gourmet breakfast, special door prize (orchestra seats to "The Music Man" at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in July). Special guests include John Hood, former Agoura Hills mayor and former chamber president; and Stan Israel discussing medical and long term care for chamber members. $10. RSVP (818) 889-3150

Writers' Club The Ventura County Writers' Club hosts publishing executive Lisa Rojany Buccieri, who is also an author of children's books, at the 7 p.m. meeting at Borders Books and Music, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Open to anyone interested in writing. (805) 375-3188


For Civil War Buffs Civil Warriors Round Table meets 6:30 p.m. at Weiler's Deli, 22323 Sherman Way, West Hills with a presentation at 7 p.m. by Tom Keesee on "Civil War in Virginia: April to July 1861." Buffet dinner $12 (must RSVP), attendance only $5. (805) 492-2016 Dr. Jeff Wissot


A Look at Fashion Calabasas Women's Connection presents "A Summer Look at Fashion" at 11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Features a fashion show by Stein Mart and award-winning home economist Nancy Sherman discussing "Overcoming Stress with Success." $24. (818) 348-5247

Vegas Style Dad's


Los Robles Hospital's h2u pro

gram sponsors a Father's DayVegas Style event from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village. Play poker, roulette and craps for prizes while enjoying hot dogs, baked beans and root beer. All men receive $100 in betting chips. Women will not be turned away. Free. (805) 370-4888 to register


Local Band at Universal The band Segue! will perform from 11 p.m. to midnight at B.B. King's at Universal Studios Citiwalk. Under 14-year-old band leader Ryan Greenfield, the band will perform original tunes as well as fun copy songs. $10 cover charge. (818) 991-4607 Kelly

Mamet Play in Malibu The Malibu Stage Co. will present David Mamet's "Oleanna" dealing with the relationship between power and language, tonight through July 9 at 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. $25. (310) 589-1998

Zeppelin Tribute Led Zepagain will perform legendary Led Zeppelin favorites in a 9 p.m. show at Sagebrush Cantina, 23527 Calabasas Road, Old Town Calabasas. No cover charge. (818) 222-6062

Powwow in Moorpark Redbird hosts the Children of Many Colors Powwow at Moorpark College today, tomorrow and Sunday featuring Indian marketplace and the music and dances of Native American peoples. Open 6 to 10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. A quilt will be raffled. $2 per vehicle. (805) 217-0364

GOP Gals Host Judge Judge John Smiley of Ventura County Superior Court will discuss "Inside the Courthouse" at 11:30 a.m. luncheon meeting of Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated at the Plug Nickel restaurant, 717 Lakefield Ave., Westlake Village. $20. RSVP (805) 495-3409

Early Dad's Day Treat Father's Day luncheon at noon featuring a special performance by Marty Albert at 11:30 a.m. is at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave., Moorpark. Monthly Komedy Club and movie follows lunch. Special prizes for male guests. $2.25. (805) 517-6261

Republican Gals Simi Valley-Moorpark Republican Women's Club Federated hosts guest speaker Leigh Nixon, president and CEO of Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce, at 11:30 a.m. meeting at Wood Ranch Country Club, Simi Valley. (805) 530-1972


Traditional Dancing Azuma School of Japanese Dance presents program of traditional, classical Japanese dance by 34 dancers in traditional costumes at 1:30 p.m. in Newbury Park High School's Performing Arts Center, 456 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. $6 to $8. (636) 484-2803

Support the K-9 Unit Twelve local gals sponsor a "Dogs 4 Dogs" hot dog lunch event at Janss Mall Carwash on Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks to help defray cost to replace one K-9 unit for Ventura County Sheriff's Department. K-9 officers and their four-legged partners will greet public about 10 a.m. For $2, carwash patrons can buy a hot dog, chips and soda. (805) 4988716


Elvis in Agoura Hills City of Agoura Hills Concerts in the Park series presents Raymond Michael in "A Tribute to Elvis" at 6 p.m. at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. Free. (818) 597-7361

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